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Yankees game 108: Close game goes Sox way

New York Yankees 3 — Boston Red Sox 4 New faces are no factor in series opening loss. After some additions to the team, Chris Capuano would start the first game of August and it would be against his former team, the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox, after making an overhaul of the team, looking forward to next season would send prospect Anthony Ranaudo to the mound for his major league...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranaudo Was 'Born To Prevent Runs'; Wins, 4-3

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)He grew up in Springsteen country as a Yankee fan. Tonight, Anthony Ranaudo beat The Bronx Embalmers for his first major league victory. The 4-3 Red Sox win featured the kid firing six solid innings, giving up just two earned runs on four hits. The offense was sparked by Dustin Pedroia, who went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. David Ortiz and...
Via FenwayNation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Cuban Missle' Off-Target?: Not In Sox Lineup

Apparently, new Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes—AKA 'The Cuban Missle'—has not yet landed in Boston. Or, if he has, he's not 'suited-up, ready to roll' tonight against The Evil Empire. The Red Sox will be sending out the following extremely odd line-up tonight:  Brock Holt RF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Mike Napoli 1B, Allen Craig LF, Xander Bogaerts SS...
Via FenwayNation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Guessing At Tonight's Re-Vamped Sox Lineup

Basically, Ben Cherington moved eight guys out of town and brought eight back. Most neutral observers believe that BenCher won the day at the Trading Deadline. So, tonight's lineup against The Bronx Embalmers should be extremely interesting. Assuming everybody makes their flight into Logan, here is what we would suggest:1. Brock Holt, 3B2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B3. Yoenis Cespedes...
Via FenwayNation
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Andrew Miller to Orioles

The Boston Red Sox have sent left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez. The Red Sox also traded starters Jon Lester and John Lackey on Thursday, an eventful day for general manager Ben Cherington. Miller, 29, is 3-5 with a 2.34 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 42 1/3 innings this season. The Orioles sit in first place...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly

The Boston Red Sox have traded veteran pitcher John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfielder Allen Craig and right-hander Joe Kelly. Lackey, 35, has compiled a 149-114 record and a 4.02 ERA. He was an All-Star in 2007. Lackey missed the entire 2012 season after undergoing Tommy john surgery in 2011. He is 11-7 with a 3.60 ERA in 21 starts this season. Craig, 30, was selected...
Via Sports-Glory
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Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes

The Boston Red Sox have traded ace pitcher Jon lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to multiple media reports. In addition, the A’s will also receive cash and Boston gets Oakland’s second pick in the competitive balance compensation B round of next year’s Draft. Lester, 30, is 10-7 with a 2.52 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and...
Via Sports-Glory
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10 things I would do if I found a Redsock World Series ring in a bar

A gracious Yankee fan returned it, spawning happy vibes across the information superhighway.Me? I would:1. Melt it down into a bullet, and then shoot Big Papi's steroid dealer.2. Throw it into an active volcano, with a Dustin Pedroia bobblehead.3. Use it to put a big scratch in John Lackey's car.4. Break into the world Crackerjacks factory and toss it into the trinkets pile...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedroia, teammates don't want to lose Lester

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sat in the dugout at Fenway Park Tuesday afternoon and couldn’t fathom what this team would be like without Jon Lester. After Boston’s 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Pedroia seemed even more shaken up when he learned Lester was scratched from his scheduled start on Wednesday. Red Sox manager John Farrell announced the move, saying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester Trade Rumors Hitting Home For Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz

BOSTON — Jon Lester, David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia represent the Red Sox’s core. If you’re constructing a Mount Rushmore of current Red Sox, you can start chiseling out their faces and settle on the fourth guy later. The reality, however, is that Boston’s “Big Three” — a phrase everyone loves, of course — could soon dwindle by one, as rumors continue to surround...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester scratched from Wednesday’s scheduled start

Trade rumors centered around Jon Lester strengthened Tuesday night when the Boston Red Sox announced Lester would not be making his scheduled start on Wednesday. The Red Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays and Wednesday was supposed to be Lester’s turn in the rotation. Manager John Farrell made the announcement that Lester would be scratched and Brandon Workman would replace him. Farrell...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia On Jon Lester: ‘It Would Be Tough To See Him In Another Uniform’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was asked after Tuesday night’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays about the possibility of Jon Lester being dealt before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Pedroia, who’s been teammates with Lester for his entire career in Boston, said “it would be tough” to see the Red Sox ace in another uniform. Check out the video above to...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the 2014 Red Sox one of the most disappointing defending champions?

Calling this season in Boston a nightmare may be an understatement. The Red Sox shocked nearly everyone by winning the 2013 World Series, a year after losing 93 games and finishing in the cellar of the AL East for the first time in 20 years. After the club raced to 97 wins a year ago, the misery has once again surfaced in Beantown – the Red Sox are ten games under .500 and last...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz on Jon Lester: ‘He’s a keeper’

With trade rumors and rumblings around Jon Lester’s name recently, it seems the Red Sox may at least consider moving him. On Monday, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported the Red Sox have been “hit hard” by team’s in pursuit of Lester’s services. To take it even a step further, Rosenthal revealed team’s in the AL East have checked in on a possible trade. It’s rare in...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester willing to re-sign with Red Sox if he gets traded

Jon Lester’s name is a logical one on the trade market once two factors are considered. First, he is a free agent at season’s end, and second, the Red Sox, 47-56 entering July 26, face an uphill battle as they try to return to the postseason and defend their World Series title. Earlier this week, Red Sox owner John Henry revealed the team and Lester wouldn’t negotiate a new...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox discussing Cole Hamels with Phillies?

The MLB trade deadline is coming up very quickly, and there are many teams out there looking to make a big move. Apparently, one of those teams could end up being the Boston Red Sox. According to a report from ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies could be discussing a potential trade that would include superstar starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Following up earlier...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kapler: ‘I would be playing Oscar daily’

Gabe Kapler can remember a young Dustin Pedroia, who in 2006 was just a small second baseman trying to make it in the Major Leagues. Pedroia tallied 98 plate appearances in his rookie season on his way to a .191 batting average with just two home runs and seven RBIs. He entered the 2007 season, [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Pregame Notes 7/24/14 It's an early game today!

Toronto, ON- When is it going to end? Will the REAL Red Sox team stand up? After winning 8 of 9 and looking to scratch their way back to being relevant, Boston lost their second in a row to Toronto. Although David Ortiz is delivering on his promise to heat up, it's getting pretty chilly in the rest of the Boston dugout. Pitching hasn't helped that much either, as Clay Buchholz...
Via RedSoxLife
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Muddy Chicken Sits, Holt Leads Off In Matinee

The Red Sox will sit the somewhat slumping Dustin Pedroia (he still leads the team in WAR) in today's matinee in America Lite. Brock 'Babe' Holt will return from his odd exile, lead off and play second base for The Carmine Hose. Shane Victorino will hit second and play right field, while Christian Vazquez will be back behind the plate and hit ninth. Rubby De La Rosa will...
Via FenwayNation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Sits; Brock Holt Returns As Red Sox Finish Series With Blue Jays

Dustin Pedroia is scuffling in a big way, and the Boston Red Sox second baseman is getting a day off. Pedroia is not in the starting lineup for the Sox’s series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon in Toronto. He’ll be replaced at second base by Brock Holt, as Holt returns from getting a rare night off on Wednesday night. Pedroia is in one of the worst slumps...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Rizzo Among The Elite?

In Episode 99, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: Strategy with players on the DL Whether Dustin Pedroia will ever be good again Real or fake on Anthony Rizzo as a top 5 1B Why this is just the beginning for...
Via Baseball Professor
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: Jake Peavy ‘Is A Bulldog Out There’ Despite Record (Video)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy has the worst luck. Boston’s 7-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday put another L on Peavy’s record, which now stands at 1-9. And it’s not for lack of trying on Peavy’s part. His 2.91 run support average was the lowest in the American League going into Tuesday’s game, and his team only made that worse, as they failed to score...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pregame Red Sox Notes 7/22/14

Toronto,ON- It's official; the Boston Red Sox are the hottest team in baseball right now. Winners of 8 of their last 9, and setting season high marks in runs scored, hits and homeruns in a game, Boston is starting to fire at all cylinders. Tonight, Boston faces Toronto in the second game of the series. Jake Peavy faces The lefty J.A. Happ. Happ has struggled of late, and with...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Looks To Join Red Sox Hit Parade Against J.A. Happ, Blue Jays

The Boston Red Sox offense exploded for 14 runs and 17 hits in their best offensive showing of the season on Monday night. One member of the Sox, however, was on the outside looking in when it came to Boston’s offensive party. Red Sox second baseman was the only Boston starter who didn’t record a hit in the blowout win, and he’s in the middle of a pretty nasty slump. Pedroia...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox facing tough decisions due to recent resurgence

Throughout the first few months of the season, the Boston Red Sox struggled to keep pace with the early leaders of the new look-AL East, occupying the basement of a division that is no longer led by it’s traditional powers. But as the All-Star break began closing in on the season’s first-half, the Fenway-faithful saw signs of life in their beloved Bosox, giving baseball fans...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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