David Ross On Felix Doubront: ‘Hard To Be Sharp’ In Long-Relief Role

A few days after making comments about not being happy in his limited role, Boston Red Sox pitcher Felix Doubront didn’t do himself any favors after a tough relief outing in a 14-1 blowout loss at home against the Toronto Blue Jays. The long reliever gave up six hits and allowed six earned runs in just 2/3 innings, and his ERA is now 6.07 on the season. However, catcher David Ross...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ross: Red Sox Focused On Baseball, Not Trade Deadline (Video)

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross lost a batterymate with starting pitcher Jake Peavy shipped off to the San Francisco Giants, but he said the team doesn’t want to think about who else might be leaving the clubhouse by Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline. “I don’t like that part,” Ross told NESN’s Jamie Erdahl before Saturday’s game at Tampa Bay. “I’m not a big...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Catcher David Ross Won’t Hit DL With Plantar Fasciitis (Video)

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross was limping during Tuesday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team said plantar fasciitis was to blame. However, the painful heel inflammation won’t sideline the 37-year-old catcher. Ross wasn’t scheduled to be behind the dish until Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays anyway, so he’ll get some rest with rookie catcher Christian...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bright Future Behind Plate in Vazquez

AP Photo/Pat SullivanRyan MacLeod (RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterWhen the Red Sox front office decided to DFA AJ Pierzynski, they called up Christian Vazquez, a youngster who has proven himself behind the plate in the farm system. With David Ross under contract for only the remainder of this season, now is the perfect time for Vazquez to be with the team and learning from a veteran...
Via RedSoxLife
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Take One Big Step Back; Fall To Jays, 7-3

 (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)They are one up and one down on this make-or-break road trip. In need of at least five wins on this seven-game journey, the Red Sox pretty much have to have a victory at SkyDome tonight. The OH-Fense that shone so brightly on Monday night was extinguished by the devastating curveball of the "immortal" J.A. ("Just Adequate...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ross Dealing With Foot Injury Despite Solid Effort

The Boston Red Sox suffered their first loss of the second half Tuesday. The Red Sox entered Tuesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre riding a five-game winning streak that began before the All-Star break. The streak reached its pinnacle Monday, when Boston produced 14 runs on 18 hits while obliterating Toronto. But all good things must come to an end. Jake...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Hopes Dwindling, Royals Swept by Sox, Lose Game Three 6-0

Don’t panic now, but the Royals are closer to last place than they are first place. The Kansas City Royals have just been swept by the last place Boston Red Sox. “What happened to driving the bus?” That bus has now crashed and caught on fire. The Royals have scored five runs total this series. Four runs on Friday, one run yesterday, and no runs today. It isn’t for lack of...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Royals Live: Clay Buchholz, Boston Open Second Half At Fenway

6:15 p.m.: David Ross will catch the first game out of the break. Ross is expected to catch Friday and then again Sunday when Jon Lester toes the rubber. Christian Vazquez presumably will start Saturday’s middle game. Friday’s outfield will consist of Daniel Nava in left field, Jackie Bradley Jr. in center field and Brock Holt in right field. Shane Victorino could return to the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ross On Christian Vazquez: ‘I’m Excited To Have Him Here’ (Video)

Christian Vazquez likely has a lot on his plate these days since getting the call to the Boston Red Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday. Luckily for Vazquez, he has the benefit of a veteran presence at his position. 37-year-old catcher David Ross has seen a lot over his 13 major league seasons, so he’s in a great position to act as a mentor to the 23-year-old Vazquez. Ross...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Strand 11 Baserunners In Loss To Houston Astros (Video)

The Boston Red Sox offense came up short again. Despite Jake Peavy’s stellar seven-inning effort, the Red Sox fell 3-2 to the Houston Astros on Saturday. Boston was not without its chances, however, as the team left 11 runners on base. Their season total now sits at 697 men left on base — third-most in all the MLB. Catcher David Ross said the team’s offensive issues are not...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ross: ‘We’re Going To Be Better Off Having (Vazquez)’ (Video)

At 37 years old, there was only so much more that Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski could do for the team. That’s why the Red Sox decided to look forward and call up catching prospect Christian Vazquez from Triple-A Pawtucket while designating Pierzynski for assignment. The move should pay off for the Sox in the long run, and catcher David Ross agrees. Ross has already started...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Recap: Red Sox Take Down Yankees

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Keith Allison / Creative Commons Whenever the Yankees face the Red Sox the game is a guaranteed thriller, last night was no exception. Starting off the third inning David Ross got the Red Sox on the board with a solo home run. Later in the third the Yankees tied it up when Derek Jeter grounded out but, Brian Roberts was still able to score. However...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ross Feels Like A ‘Young Buck’ In Boston’s Win

NEW YORK — A familiar script started to play out Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Mike Napoli wasn’t having it. Napoli launched a solo home run off Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win at Yankee Stadium. Jon Lester earned the victory in what was a well-pitched game on both sides. The day started with Mookie...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Call-Up Mookie Betts Not In Lineup; David Ross Catching for Jon Lester

The arrival of prospect Mookie Betts captured the headlines today, but the rookie won’t be in the lineup for the Red Sox on Saturday night. John Farrell will not rush the coveted outfielder into the Sox lineup against New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka. Instead, the Sox will roll out Brock Holt in right field, Daniel Nava in left and Jackie Bradley Jr. in center. They’ll bat...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross On Brock Holt: ‘I Hope (He) Can’t Catch’ (Video)

After Brock Holt’s first career start in center field against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday — which included an impressive diving catch — Boston Red Sox fans were left wondering if there was anything the utility man couldn’t do. The Red Sox have been thriving on the legend of Brock Holt, getting a boost from the positive energy and all-around good baseball that he brings...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: 9th Inning Rally Falls Short In 8-6 Loss

With six of the nine Red Sox starting batters hitting below .260 and three (Daniel Nava, Stephen Drew, David Ross) below .200, no one should have expected a win, and they didn't get one. But a 9th inning rally had the Tigers worried in the 8-6 loss...the Sox 5th straight.
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's what 'Major League' trading cards will look like

Get ready to add Rick Vaughn and Jobu trading cards to your "Major League" memorabilia. With the 25th anniversary of the iconic movie have come a number of tributes from Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross performing a one-man show in its honor to a northeast Ohio minor-league team's upcoming Jobu bobblehead giveaway. There's no shortage of positive nostalgia for...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross’ Five Favorite Boston Restaurants (Video)

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross is a little bit of a foodie, and said he never shies away from a meal. He’s a southern, meat-and-potatoes guy, but up in Boston his favorite spots to hit include Stephanie’s On Newbury and Jerry Remy’s. Hear more about Ross’ favorites in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Five for Five, NESN Video
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Johnson atones for early mistake vs. Red Sox

ATLANTA -- The ball hit off the edge of the grass in front of third and a charging Chris Johnson barehanded it, took two steps and fired to Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman to get the Red Sox's David Ross. "I had to kind of do a do-or-die play right there to get rid of it," Johnson said. "I don't do those plays a lot. But it was pretty cool." It was...
Via Fox Sports South
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross To Catch Lester Tonight Versus Braves

Jon Lester has had better success throwing to David Ross, so that will be the battery tonight in Atlanta. The Red Sox will send out the following line-up to face their former cross-town rivals: 1. Brock Holt 3B; 2. Xander Bogaerts SS; 3. Dustin Pedroia 2B; 4. David Ortiz 1B; 5. Jonny Gomes RF; 6. Grady Sizemore LF; 7. David Ross C; 8. Jackie Bradley Jr. CF.
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross Replaces A.J. Pierzynski In Red Sox Lineup vs. Braves

The losing streak is finally over. The Boston Sox ended a ten-game losing skid with a thrilling come-from-behind 8-6 win over the Braves on Monday, and they’ll look to make it two wins in a row against the Braves in Atlanta on Tuesday night. Boston’s hopes for another victory stand behind lefthanded ace Jon Lester, who was roughed up in his last outing against the Toronto Blue...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross: Our ‘Whole Team’ Took Exception To Yunel Escobar Stealing (Video)

Tempers flared during the bottom of the seventh inning of Sunday’s Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game when Yunel Escobar stole third without a throw. Some members of the Red Sox took exception to Escobar’s baserunning with a five-run lead, and it didn’t take long for the benches to clear. The scrap was the product of the team’s collective frustration, catcher David Ross said...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Epic Tribute: David Ross Presents Major League

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross performs a one-man tribute to Major League. Ross gives his best of impersonations of everyone from Lou Brown to Roger Dorn in this hilarious tribute to a baseball classic. Video Credit: MLBFanCave via YouTube The post Epic Tribute: David Ross Presents Major League appeared first on Viral Sports Hub.
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross’ Pickoff Of Joe Mauer Overturned In Red Sox’s Loss (Video)

Clay Buchholz was forced to throw a few more pitches than he would have liked Thursday against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. It looked like Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross ended the sixth inning — Buchholz’s final frame — with a pickoff of Joe Mauer at first base. The Twins challenged the play, though, and the umpires overturned the initial call, extending the sixth...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s David Ross Sporting Special Protective Helmet With Old-School Look

After suffering a concussion last May, Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross sported a hockey-style goalie helmet behind the plate, but some fans may have noticed that he’s back to wearing the traditional plastic helmet and mask this season. But don’t let the look of Ross’s headgear fool you. As reported by Stack, Ross has been working with a company called Unequal since his concussion...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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