Diamonds in the Rough 07.06.14

A good day for the Affiliates as they put together a 4-2 record.HR Call: Whit Merrifield (1), Matt Fields (14, 15), Hunter Dozier (2), Lane Adams (10),  Chase Vallot (3), Joshua Banuelos (1), Mike Hill (2)  Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Clayton Mortensen 6.0 IP  6 H  2 R  2 BB  6 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Lane Adams 3-4  R  2 2B  HR  RBI  Omaha Storm...
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Diamonds in the Rough 06.08.14

The Affiliates got strong pitching today going 2-2,HR Call: Michael Antonio (2), Mark Donato (1),  Hunter Dozier (3) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Clayton Mortensen  5.0 IP   2 H   o R   1 BB  6 KPine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Mark Donato 3-4   R   HR   RBI  BB Omaha Storm Chasers  3             Oklahoma City RedHawks 4Bruce Chen made a rehab start for...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.03.14

A good day for the Affiliates with some good pitching as they went 3-1. HR Call: Jesus Flores (3)     Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Clayton Mortensen 6.0 IP  4 H  0 R  1 BB  6 K   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brian Bocock 2-4  2 R   BB   Omaha Storm Chasers 7            Round Rock Express 1 Clayton Mortensen has begun...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Transaction Report: November 12th, 2013

Below is the FFLockerRoom MLB Transaction Report: November 12th, 2013. Each and every day we will be providing the transactions around Major League Baseball. Broken down into divisions, this will help you target your favorite teams, division rivals and league. The page refreshes automatically so the page can stay as current as possible. Like what you are seeing? Get Inside the...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Quintin Berry Makes Impact Against Yankees, Shows Why He Could Be Valuable Pickup by Red Sox

Quintin Berry might only have one role with the Red Sox this season. But it’s an important role. Berry, who was acquired in exchange for pitcher Clayton Mortensen last week, figures to be the Red Sox’ go-to pinch runner down the stretch and likely into the postseason if all goes well over the final month of the regular season. As we saw Thursday, Berry could really leave a mark...
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Outfielder Quintin Berry From Royals for Reliever Clayton Mortensen

The Red Sox added some extra speed to their lineup on Tuesday, completing a deal with the Royals for outfielder Quintin Berry. As a rookie last season, Berry appeared in 94 games for Detroit, hitting .258 and going a perfect 21-for-21 in steal attempts. He was claimed off waivers by Kansas City this June and assigned to Triple-A Omaha, where he hit just .193 in 311 at-bats but stole...
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox acquire speedster Quintin Berry from Royals

  In an attempt to generate more speed off the bench for the stretch run in September, the Boston Red Sox acquired former Detroit Tigers outfielder Quintin Berry from the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday in exchange for pitcher Clayton Mortensen. Berry, who will report to Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday has spent most of the 2013 season between the Tigers Triple-A team in the Toledo...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox obtain OF Quintin Berry from Royals for RHP Clay Mortensen

The Red Sox have obtained outfielder Quintin Berry from Kansas City for righthander Clayton Mortensen. Berry 28 played 94 games for the Tigers last season hitting .258 and stealing 21 bases in as many attempts. The Royals claimed him off waivers June 4. Berry has spent the entire 2013 season in Triple A (for Toledo and Omaha) and not performed well hitting .193 with a .309 on-base...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox make move for Royals outfielder

The Guru Contributing Writer With their lead in the AL East sitting at 1 1/2 games, the Red Sox made a move to bolster their bench. The Sox have obtained outfielder Quintin Berry from the Kansas City Royals for right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen. Berry hit.258 with 21 steals last season for the Tigers and was claimed off waivers by the Royals in June. Berry has struggled...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Make Odd Trade For OF Quintin Berry

We're not exactly sure what it means, but the Red Sox consummated a trade today—acquiring outfielder Quintin Berry from the Kansas City Royals for Clayton Mortensen. Berry's only MLB experience came in 2012 with the Tigers—hitting .258 in 94 games for Detroit. Berry had been designated for assignment by the Royals in June. Your guess is as good as ours!
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Clayton Mortensen Clears Waivers, Outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket

Clayton Mortensen is still a member of the Red Sox organization. Mortensen, who was designated for assignment Saturday, has cleared waivers. The right-hander has been outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket, according to multiple reports. The Red Sox knew when they designated Mortensen for assignment that there was a chance they could lose the reliever. However, n0 teams put in a claim...
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox pitcher Clayton Mortensen clears waviers

GLENN OSMUNDSON BOSTON--  According to a tweet from Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald Boston Red Sox pitcher Clayton Mortensen has cleared waivers. In turn he has been sent to Triple-A Pawtucket. Lauber tweeted the following earlier this afternoon.   RHP Clayton Mortensen has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket. #RedSox For those who are unfamiliar with the...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Clayton Mortensen Designated for Assignment, Jonathan Diaz Called Up in Wake of Stephen Drew’s Injury

The Red Sox are hopeful that Stephen Drew won’t require a disabled list stint, but they still needed to call up an infielder. The Sox have purchased the contract of Jonathan Diaz, and reliever Clayton Mortensen has been designated for assignment, manager John Farrell said before Saturday’s game. Diaz was en route to Fenway Park when Farrell announced the roster move, but he will...
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox DFA Mortensen; Call up IF Jonathan Diaz

Before the start of Saturday’s late afternoon game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox made a roster move by designating relief pitcher Clayton Mortensen for assignment and calling up infielder Jonathan Diaz from Triple-A Pawtucket. Mortensen, who was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, recently finished up a rehab with the Pawsox recovering from a strained...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Clayton Mortensen Activated From Disabled List, Pedro Beato Optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket

The Red Sox’ bullpen has had a number of moving parts recently. Clayton Mortensen is back in the mix. Mortensen has been activated from the disabled list, the team announced Wednesday. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, right-hander Pedro Beato was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket following Tuesday’s game. Mortensen hasn’t pitched since June 10 because of a right groin...
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Clayton Mortensen throws scoreless inning in rehab with Pawtucket Red Sox

  On Friday night, Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Clayton Mortensen began his rehab stint with Triple-A Pawtucket and threw a scoreless eighth inning allowing a walk and striking out one in Columbus. Mortensen scoreless inning helped the Pawsox in their 3-0 victory over the Clippers. He was originally placed on the disabled list on June 11 with a strained right groin but could return...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox place Clayton Mortensen on DL

The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed reliever Clayton Mortensen on the 15-day disabled list due to a groin and hip injury, according to Ian Browne of Manager John Farrell told reporters that Mortensen has been dealing with the ailments since spring training. "Clayton has been dealing with a groin and hip issue since we left Spring Training," said manager...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Clayton Mortensen to the Disabled List, Boston Red Sox call up LHP Jose De La Torre

Clayton Mortensen to the Disabled List; Boston Red Sox call up Jose De La Torre   The Red Sox have placed right-hander Clayton Mortensen on the 15-day disabled list due to a right hip impingement.He has pitched in four organizations over four years which were the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Colorado Rockies and presently the Boston Red Sox. So far this season Clay...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Series Recap: Red Sox Bash Angels Out Of Town

If you were a pitcher, would you want to face the Red Sox right now? Boston has scored at least five runs in all but two games in June. Even in the first game of Saturday’s double-header, the Red Sox looked out of it, and then scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th off the Angel’s Garrett Richards. The Angels may have jumped on Franklin Morales and Clayton Mortensen in game...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The Clay way

Clay Buchholz might not have had his best performance on the mound Monday night, but another Clay had a shot at redemption and may have earned a bigger spot in the bullpen. Clayton Mortensen was called upon in a tough spot to rise to the challenge and keep the Sox in the game. Just after Joel Hanrahan gave up a game tying solo home run, Mortensen was called upon in relief of Hanrahan...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox News from Around the Web: Daily Links for Tuesday, 5/7

  Red Sox 6 Twins 5 Boston Globe Boston Herald WEEI                CSNNE ESPN Boston NESN   Boston Globe Nick Cafardo tells us about the two ailing closers for the Red Sox. Boston Herald
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: DREWWWWWWWWWW leads Sox past Twins

That wasn't boos in Fenway. That was DREWWWWWWWWW.  Stephen Drew has his best night in a Red Sox uniform and it was capped off with a wall ball double in the 11th to bring in the winning run and end the three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Drew went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI's.  All of this could have been avoided had Joel Hanrahan closed out...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox bullpen answers are in AAA. New battery mate in AA.

There are signs everywhere that the Red Sox bullpen is in trouble. Andrew Bailey is getting an MRI today. Joel Hanrahan has been shaky at best, with another bomb allowed tonight. Junichi Tazawa and Koji Uehara are pitching in too many games. Andrew Miller can’t throw strikes all the time. Clayton Mortensen and Alex Wilson just aren’t that good. Is it time to panic? Not this...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Rangers walk off with sweep

                                                    (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images) I guess you could say it was a "good game", if you are a Rangers fan. The Sox went up 3-0 on Yu Darvish through the first two innings, then allowed 3 un-answered runs and played into the 9th in a 3-3 tie. Clayton Mortensen came in...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Napoli's blast helps Sox past A's

For a guy who was supposed to have hip issues.... Mike Napoli's grand slam off Oakland A's starting pitcher A.J. Griffin helped power the Red Sox to a 9-6 win Monday night at Fenway Park. Napoli (pictured) had a pair of hits including his 9th double and 4th home run of the season, scored a pair of runs and drove in 5. He now has 11 extra base hits in his last 13 games...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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