Jon Lester: Phone Call To Dustin Pedroia After Signing Was Hardest To Make

Jon Lester’s been a busy man recently, but there was no way he was going to forget to call Dustin Pedroia. Lester and the Boston Red Sox second baseman spoke frequently in recent weeks. The free-agent Lester was being courted by multiple teams, and Pedroia obviously wanted a reunion in Boston with the left-handed ace. It wasn’t meant to be, though,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Identifying Boston Red Sox Players By the Numbers

People often get caught up in the allure of a superstar name such as a Dustin Pedroia or a David Ortiz. Fanatics of the Boston Red are no different. This article sheds light on that matter, while also playing a statistical game. Infield Single challengers its readers to match the statistic with a member of the […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox add Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson

            Since Jon Lester decided to sign with the Chicago Cubs, the Boston Red Sox have added three starting pitchers as they attempt to fill the rotation. The Red Sox acquired lefty Wade Miley and right-hander Rick Porcello in trades and reached an agreement with free-agent right-hander Justin Masterson. The Red Sox sent outfielder Yoen...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia: Relationship With Jon Lester ‘Stronger Than A Uniform’

This embed is invalid" /> Their bond is stronger than any article of clothing. Dustin Pedroia isn’t bitter that Jon Lester chose the Chicago Cubs over the Boston Red Sox in free agency. In fact, the Red Sox second baseman is happy for his longtime teammate and one of his best friends. “Jon is my family,” Pedroia wrote to The Boston Globe’s...
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Jon Lester to Red Sox: ‘I understand the disappointment’

            Jon Lester decided Tuesday evening to sign with the Chicago Cubs instead of return to his former team, the Boston Red Sox. Lester will reportedly sign a six-year deal worth $155 million that includes a vesting option for a seventh year that could bring the total to $170 million. Lester took to Twitter Wednesday morning...
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David Ortiz to Red Sox: ‘Man up’ and make Jon Lester happy

            Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports David Ortiz says now is the time for the Boston Red Sox to “man up” and make free agent pitcher Jon Lester happy. Lester is set to make a decision soon on where he will take his talents. “This is a guy who loves Boston, so if I’m the Red Sox I do whatever it takes to keep...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino confident he’ll start for Red Sox

            The Boston Red Sox are looking like one of the teams that could make a major jump this season, but they’ll need to stay healthy and bring in another legitimate starting arm or two. Shane Victorino is one player that struggled through health issues last year, but he is healthy and confident that he will remain that way and...
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Hanley Ramirez already heard from Dustin Pedroia

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia couldn’t wait until spring training to rib the new guy. Hanley Ramirez, who returned to the Red Sox on Tuesday after nine years away from the organization, revealed during his introductory press conference at Fenway Park that Pedroia called him shortly after he agreed to a four-year contract with Boston. The second baseman’s call was rather Pedroia...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox have had serious talks for Cole Hamels

            The Boston Red Sox have been looking to make a few splashes in free agency this offseason, and it appears that they have signed both Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to make two of those splashes. They are still looking to make a move for a legitimate ace starting pitcher, and Jon Lester is the main target that has been talked...
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Report: Pablo Sandoval agrees to deal with Red Sox

            Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Red Sox have landed free agent Pablo Sandoval, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to Heyman, Sandoval will sign a five-year deal worth close to $100 million. Sandoval has agreement to go to the red sox for 5 years, close to 100M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November...
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Report: Red Sox offer Jon Lester six-year deal

            The Boston Red Sox have offered free agent Jon Lester between $110 million and $120 million over six years, reports The Boston Globe. Lester, who also met with the Cubs, met with the Red Sox last week in Atlanta.  The lefthander will also meet with the Braves on Thursday. The Braves are only a half-hour away from Lester’s home...
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Boston Red Sox: All-Millennium team (Part One)

The most successful brand of Boston Red Sox baseball in 90 years has seen the team take home baseball’s biggest prize three times since 2000. Long resigned to failure, the Red Sox seemed doomed to baseball purgatory until a miracle happened in 2004. Trailing 3-0 to the New York Yankees in the ALCS, Boston was able to pull off a miraculous comeback and wound up breaking an 86 year...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Dustin Pedroia says his wrist is at "full strength"

The Boston Red Sox struggled to a 71-win season and last place finish in the American League East in 2014 following a World Series championship in 2013. It was also a struggle for All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who played most of the season with a wrist injury. But nearly two months following surgery, Pedroia feels that his wrist is at full strength, which is excellent...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Recovered from Thumb Surgery

Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox has a new Gold Glove to slip onto his surgically repaired left thumb.  Pedroia beat out Robinson Cano and Ian Kinsler on his way to his fourth award, this ties him with former Red Sox Fred Lynn for third-most won by a Boston player. Off the field, Dustin […]
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia Joins Arizona Fall League Hall Of Fame (Video)

Dustin Pedroia doesn’t need to wait until his career’s over to call himself a Hall of Famer. Pedroia officially joined the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame during a pregame ceremony Wednesday at Scottsdale Stadium. The Boston Red Sox second baseman played for the Scottsdale Scorpions back in 2004. “It’s a great honor,” Pedroia told MLB.com. “I’m excited to be here....
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Dustin Pedroia Ready For Rebound Season After Surgery (Video)

For the first time in what seems like an eternity, Dustin Pedroia isn’t battling any injuries. The Boston Red Sox second baseman — who captured his fourth career Gold Glove on Tuesday — recently said he’s 100 percent after undergoing successful thumb/wrist surgery in September. Red Sox manager John Farrell recently sat down for a one-on-one interview with NESN’s Tom Caron...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dustin Pedroia inducted into Hall of Fame

Wednesday was a busy day for Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia. Not only did he win his fourth Gold Glove, he was also inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame. Pedroia played in 2004 with the Scottsdale Scorpions, wearing #77. The Scottsdale Scorpions is the same team that Michael Jordan played with while attempting to reach the Major Leagues. The Arizona Fall League...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia: I’m Back To 100 Percent After 2014 Surgery

A weight has been lifted off Dustin Pedroia’s shoulders. Pedroia’s 2014 season ended prematurely in September because of a thumb/wrist injury that required surgery. The Boston Red Sox second baseman provided an update on his status Wednesday and sounded very optimistic about his 2015 outlook. “I feel great. I’m back to a hundred percent,” Pedroia said on WEEI’s “Middays...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia’s Gold Glove Season With Red Sox Should Be Blueprint

The Boston Red Sox and others can learn a lot from Dustin Pedroia’s fourth Gold Glove. Major League Baseball players constantly preach the importance of not letting one facet of the game spill over into other areas when things aren’t going well. Pedroia’s 2014 season was a clinic on successfully accomplishing that goal. Pedroia suffered a thumb/wrist injury early in the year...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Wins Gold Glove, Remains Awesome

Source Yesterday Dustin Pedroia won the fourth Gold Glove of his nine year career. It would be easy for me to wax poetic about Pedroia’s grit, athleticism, and determination – I’ve done so many, many times. But it is not Pedroia’s hardware, or even his tools that make him one of the faces of the franchise, a captain in all but name. Dustin Pedroia is a de facto leader of...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gammonites phone in another gold glove to Dustin Pedroia

Dustin Pedroia, flashing the leather than won his 4th Gold Glove.I realize that under terms of the Secret Honorarium Agreement of 2014, the Yankee fan base is supposed to someday give a chair or cowboy boots to Dustin Pedroia, in a teary ceremony where Bobby Valentine rappels from the right field mezzanine - to pay back Boston for the great way they handled Derek Jeter's finale.And...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Muddy Chicken Wins Fourth Gold Glove Award

(Baltimore Sun)Dustin Pedroia won his second consecutive Gold Glove award—and fourth overall—as the best defensive second baseman in the American League. The Laser Show now owns the most infield Gold Gloves in Red Sox history. He is the fourth player in team history to possess at least four Gold Gloves—joining Dwight Evans (8), Carl Yastrzemski (7) and Fred Lynn (4). The Muddy...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Garners Fourth Gold Glove

From the Boston Red Sox: BOSTON, MA - Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia won his second straight American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award in 2014. The Rawlings Sporting Goods Company announced the winners tonight. This honor marks the fourth of Pedroia’s career, passing Frank Malzone (3 at third base, 1957-59) and George Scott (3 at first base, 1967-68 and 1971) for the most...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Wins Fourth Career Gold Glove, Jackie Bradley Jr. Denied

Dustin Pedroia didn’t have his best year at the plate, but his defense was as stellar as ever. A similar statement could be made about Jackie Bradley Jr., but he didn’t quite make the cut. MLB on Tuesday night announced its 2014 Gold Glove Award winners, and Pedroia captured his fourth career award at second base, placing him in elite company in Boston Red Sox history. Pedroia...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Wins Fourth Gold Glove Award

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia won his 4th Gold Glove Award on Tuesday, beating out Ian Kinsler and Robinson Cano. He has won 3 of the last 4 for the Red Sox. 
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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