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Red Sox’s Top Pick Michael Chavis: ‘It’s Pretty Fun Hitting At Fenway’

BOSTON — Michael Chavis could get used to this. Chavis, who was the Red Sox’s top pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, stopped by Fenway Park on Tuesday to check out what someday could become his stomping grounds. The 19-year-old infielder participated in batting practice during his visit — a customary procedure for many top picks — and loved everything about it...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Do Themselves No Favors In Sloppy Loss To Orioles

BOSTON — Defense might not win championships in baseball, but it can lose games. A lack of focus in the field coupled with a dearth of timely hitting formed a perfect storm of sorts for the Red Sox on Monday as they were shut out by Baltimore Orioles 4-0 in the opener of the teams’ three-game series. Boston put the leadoff man on in three of the first six innings only to have...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Blow Early Lead and Lose 7th Straight

The Red Sox have been floundering for most of this season and came into yesterday’s game on the heels of 6 straight losses and a huge blown save from Koji Uehara.  Yesterday it would be Brandon Workman on the mound and he would do well for 3 innings, but then just fall apart in the 4th inning allowing the Mariners to just coast to victory.  Along the way there was some drama...
Via Fenway West
23 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ross Ejected For First Time After Arguing Check Swing Strikeout

The Boston Red Sox’s 2014 season has been so frustrating that one call during Saturday’s game was enough to break David Ross’ streak of 13 seasons without being ejected. Boston blew an early three-run lead and found themselves down 7-3 in the eighth inning. Ross came to the plate after a Mookie Betts double and tried to keep the potential rally going. The veteran catcher...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Hassan Recalled From Pawtucket As Boston Red Sox Make Roster Moves

BOSTON — The Red Sox swapped out a few faces before Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. Catcher David Ross and outfielder/first baseman Alex Hassan are back with the Red Sox. Catcher Dan Butler and right-handed pitcher Steven Wright have been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Ross, who had been battling a foot injury, was activated from the 15-day disabled...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ross Returns As Red Sox Shake Up Lineup Against Angels

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross will return to the lineup on Wednesday when they play the third game of a four-game set with the Los Angeles Angels. As Ross returns, third baseman Will Middlebrooks will sit with an injury of his own. Middlebrooks left Tuesday’s game with a hamstring pull, and while he says it’s not serious, he’ll get at least one night off. Utility man Brock...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: David Ross to be activated

The Boston Red Sox entered Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels in last place in the American League East at 56-68.  Not much has gone right for the defending World Series champions, as they are near the bottom of the Major Leagues in runs scored and bottom third in ERA. There is some good news on the injury front, as catcher Davis Ross will be activated today...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Fund Teen Program, Red Sox Help Young Cancer Patients Cope (Video)

Cancer is always brutal, but it’s especially tough for kids, whose lives can be severely altered because of it. The Jimmy Fund’s Just for Teens Program helps kids connect with each other and with Boston Red Sox players like David Ross and Will Middlebrooks. It’s just one of the ways the Jimmy Fund has made lives easier for those with cancer. Learn more about the program in...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: David Ross Set To Be Activated Early Next Week

BOSTON — The Red Sox have had some foot issues. Outfielder Allen Craig, catcher David Ross and second baseman Dustin Pedroia all have been forced to deal with some sort of foot ailment in recent weeks. Craig and Ross have been on the disabled list, while Pedroia left Friday’s game against the Houston Astros after fouling a ball off his right foot. Red Sox manager John Farrell...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen Craig Could Begin Rehab Assignment Monday; David Ross Also On Mend

BOSTON — The Red Sox are making progress from a podiatry standpoint. Outfielder Allen Craig and catcher David Ross — currently on the 15-day disabled list with foot injuries — are on the mend, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. Craig, who is dealing with a left foot sprain, has shown improvement in his early work. He could begin a minor league rehab assignment as early...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Catcher David Ross: I Want To Play ‘At Least One More Year’

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross will be 38 years old on Opening Day next season. He also plans to be in uniform. Ross told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford over the weekend that he wants to play “at least one more year” before retiring. It’s unclear at this point whether Ross will suit up for the Red Sox in 2015 — his contract expires after this season — but the veteran backstop...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross: ‘I Wouldn’t Put It Past’ Jon Lester To Return To Red Sox

The talk in Boston all last month centered on whether Jon Lester would leave the Red Sox. Now that he’s gone, the conversation has shifted to whether he’ll come back. Lester’s contract expires at the end of this season, and the Oakland A’s chances of matching his price on the open market are slim to none. So, is it realistic to believe Lester could return to Boston —...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross Impressed By Christian Vazquez Who’s Been ‘Better Than Advertised’

Boston Red Sox catching prospect Christian Vazquez has opened eyes since being promoted to the big club. One of his biggest fans is someone who works alongside the young catcher. Veteran catcher David Ross has been able to work closely with Vazquez, and Ross’ impression is similar to just about everyone else: Vazquez’s defensive tools are going to make him a legitimate big...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ross Sent To Disabled List; Opens Opportunity For Dan Butler With Red Sox

BOSTON — A manager isn’t supposed to root for certain players over others — that’s sort of be like having a favorite child — but John Farrell can’t help but feel a soft spot for backup catcher Dan Butler. “He’s always had a strong reputation of handling pitchers and for his game-calling,” Farrell said. “In some ways, it’s a real success story when you factor...
Via NESN.com
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: David Ross, Will Middlebrooks, Shane Victorino

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross seems set to land on the DL today after the plantar fasciitis which has bothered him for the last week and a half flared up on Friday. Ian Browne & Steven Petrella of MLB.com report that Ross exited after hobbling off following a sixth inning groundout, while Will Middlebrooks returned to start at third base and Shane Victorino made another...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

FenwayNation: Four Out Of Five On Trade Picks

The Rapture—2014On Tuesday, we offered our predictions for the five most likely Red Sox players to no longer be Red Sox player this afternoon. Not to toot our horn or anything (ahem!), but we were correct on four out of the five picks: Jonny Gomes, Andrew Miller, Stephen Drew and Jon Lester. Only David Ross from our list escaped The Great Fenway Park Rapture of 2014. It's OK...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Likely Sox Departures By Thursday

Here are the top five most likely Red Sox players to no longer be Red Sox players by this time Thursday:1.) Jonny Gomes, OF. There are plenty of contending teams that could use the "Good Luck Playoff Charm" that is Gomes. The guy just seems to win wherever he goes. He still hits lefties at a ridiculous pace and is no longer in Boston's plans;2.) Andrew Miller, RP. There...
Via FenwayNation
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2014  |  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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July 26, 2014  |  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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July 23, 2014  |  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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July 23, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 13, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
July 12, 2014  |  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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July 09, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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