Red Sox cut RHP Masterson, reacquire 3B Rivero from Mariners

DETROIT (AP) The Boston Red Sox have cut right-hander Justin Masterson. The Red Sox designated Masterson for assignment after Sunday's 7-2 win over Detroit. Masterson got out of a sixth-inning jam in relief of Henry Owens, but gave up a home run to Jefry Marte in the seventh. Masterson is 4-2 with a 5.61 ERA in 18 appearances, including nine starts. Manager John Farrell said the...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS Roundup: Rapids end home drought with victory over Vancouver

Colorado Rapids 1 -- Vancouver Whitecaps 0 Colorado secured a first home win since July through Lucas Pittinari’s goal in Commerce City. Pittinari benefited from a clever pass by Dillon Powers and a wonderful flick by Gabriel Torres to separate the sides six minutes after halftime. Former Wolves striker Kevin Doyle made his long-awaited debut shortly thereafter as the home side...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle signs trio to minor-league deals

SEATTLE (AP) Right-handed pitchers Justin Germano and Mark Lowe and utility infielder Carlos Rivero have signed minor-league deals with the Seattle Mariners with invites to major league spring training. Seattle announced the signings Thursday. Lowe's signing is the most notable. He appeared in 162 games with Seattle between 2006-2010. Lowe was part of the trade that sent Cliff Lee...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Non-tenders who should be on the Cardinals’ radar

As the deadline to tender contracts to players not under guaranteed deals passed, the St. Louis Cardinals parted with utility infielder Daniel Descalso. With the depth the team has amassed in the range of backup infielders, the defending NL Central Champs could afford to let Descalso pursue employment elsewhere. On the other side of the coin, teams around the league have let go of...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Announce Roster Moves

As we get ready for open season on MLB free agents on Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox have announced two roster moves. Here’s the release: BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today announced the following roster moves: Infielder Carlos Rivero was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners. Infielder Jonathan Herrera was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket. Executive Vice President/General...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Outright Jonathan Herrera To PawSox; Mariners Claim Carlos Rivero Off Waivers

The Boston Red Sox made a couple of moves Monday and created some space on their 40-man roster. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington announced that the team outrighted infielder Jonathan Herrera to Triple-A Pawtucket. In addition, the Seattle Mariners claimed infielder Carlos Rivero off waivers. Herrera was traded to the Red Sox from the Colorado Rockies before the 2014 season...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS referee suspended after workers' compensation fraud arrest

Jose Carlos Rivero will not work his scheduled MLS assignment this weekend after the Professional Referees Organization suspended him on Thursday for his recent arrest on two felony counts related to workers' compensation fraud. Rivero, 33, was arrested by the New York State Police on Oct. 6 and released after being charged with offering a false instrument for filing and insurance...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Dan Butler, Carlos Rivero Add Feel-Good Twist To Loss

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s offense woke up way too late. The Red Sox, who mustered up two runs through the first 26 innings of their three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park, exploded for five runs in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday before ultimately losing 10-6. The Sox now head out on their final road trip of 2014. It’s a 10-game, three-city excursion...
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

O's Sweep Sox Into Dustbin Of History, 10-6

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)Did you really expect anything different. The Orioles have been living the "Charm City" life all year—much like the Red Sox did last year. So, for them to sweep the woefully inept Red Sox at Fenway is really no surprise. Today, they completed the sweep with a 10-6 thrashing that was way worse than the final score might indicate. Boston scored five runs in...
Via FenwayNation
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks Starts At Second Again In Place Of Pedey

As Dustin Pedroia seriously contemplates surgery on his sore left wrist and hand, The Muddy Chicken will miss another day in the Red Sox lineup. Boston will send out the following bizarre cast of characters for today's "get-away-day" start against the first-place Baltimore Orioles:  Mookie Betts CF; Xander Bogaerts SS; David Ortiz DH; Yoenis Cespedes LF; Allen Craig 1B; Daniel Nava...
Via FenwayNation
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Middlebrooks Exits Red Sox’s Game Against Orioles Due To Illness

BOSTON — There’s clearly something going around the Red Sox’s clubhouse. Will Middlebrooks left Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park before the start of the sixth inning due to illness, according to the Red Sox. Middlebrooks, who was replaced by Carlos Rivero at third base, is the third Boston player to battle illness in recent days. Mike Napoli left...
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Place Bogaerts On 7-Day Concussion DL

Bogaerts After BeaningAfter being beaned by a change-up from 'King Felix' Hernandez on Friday, Xander Bogaerts has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. The Red Sox shortstop missed both the Saturday and Sunday losses to the Mariners. Boston called up Carlos Rivero from AAA to fill Bogaerts' spot. The Red Sox head to America Lite tonight to take on the Blue Jays at SkyDome...
Via FenwayNation
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Placed On 7-Day DL; Red Sox Call Up Carlos Rivero

BOSTON — The Red Sox will be without their starting shortstop for at least the first part of their forthcoming 10-game road trip. Manager John Farrell announced after Sunday’s game — an 8-6 loss to the Seattle Mariners — that Xander Bogaerts will be placed on the seven-day disabled list due to concussion symptoms sustained when he was hit in the head by a pitch Friday...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

PawSox’s Carlos Rivero Named International League Batter Of The Week

Pawtucket Red Sox infielder Carlos Rivero took home some personal accolades after concluding a solid week at the plate. After recording a hit in all seven games last week, Rivero was named the International League Batter of the Week. The 26-year-old hit .429 for the week with 12 hits during the seven-game span, raising his season batting average to .286. He also scored six times...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Guts, Glory, Timbers

Frequently this year, the Portland Timbers have cited their ability to battle and draw points back from the dead as their calling card. It rang a little hollow. It’s not like the Timbers were down a man, down a goal, running Jorge Villafana and Ben Zemanski around and chasing an equalizer with no forward when they were fighting back to get late goals against the likes of Philadelphia...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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