Red Sox Notes: Eduardo Rodriguez Shaky In First Rehab Outing With Pawtucket

BOSTON — Things didn’t go so hot for the Red Sox against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night, and they weren’t much better down on the farm. Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez made his first rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday after hyperextending his knee in spring training, and it certainly wasn’t the Rodriguez Boston got used to seeing last season. The...
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

E-Rod labors in first rehab start

Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez had a bumpy first start to his Minor League rehab assignment on Thursday night at Syracuse. Pitching for Triple-A Pawtucket, Rodriguez gave up six hits and three runs (two earned) over 3 2/3 innings.
16 hours ago

E-Rod, Smith ready for Minor League games

Red Sox reliever Carson Smith and starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez will begin Minor League rehab assignments this week, according to manager John Farrell.
4 days ago

Rodriguez to start rehab assignment soon

Red Sox manager John Farrell said starter Eduardo Rodriguez (dislocated knee) will make a final extended spring camp game on Saturday, while reliever Carson Smith (flexor strain) faced his first game action in his own outing on spring camp game on Thursday.
6 days ago

Rodriguez, Smith nearing rehab stints

Still trying to figure out the entirety of their pitching staff, the Red Sox will have eager eyes on Ft. Myers, Fla., this week as Eduardo Rodriguez and Carson Smith continue their respective rehab programs. Prior to the Red Sox's Monday morning tilt with the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell provided a status update on both.
11 days ago

Stephen Wright Could Complicate Things For Red Sox When Eduardo Rodriguez Returns

BOSTON — Steven Wright has earned his spot in the Red Sox’s rotation so far. The only problem is, it’s not really his spot. The knuckleballer slotted into the No. 5 spot in the rotation when Eduardo Rodriguez hit the disabled list with a hyperextended knee before Opening Day, and so far, he’s delivered two quality starts, including one Sunday in Boston’s 5-3 loss to the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

'Optimistic' News On LHP Eduardo Rodriguez's Rehab

Take this news with a huge grain of salt—maybe even an entire salt mine. The Red Sox are reporting that disabled left-handed starter Eduardo Rodriguez "felt fine" after a 36-pitch simulated game yesterday. He is now on track for another simulated game on Wednesday—after which he could start a minor league rehab assignment. Let's hope the team medical "experts" are finally right...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez Celebrates His Birthday By Working Out His Knee

Eduardo Rodriguez doesn’t need fancy gifts to have a happy birthday. The Boston Red Sox starter turned 23 on Thursday, and his way of celebrating was doing some rehab work on his injured knee. It’s the little things, really. Rodriguez is on the 15-day disabled list to start Boston’s season after hyperextendng his knee on Feb. 27. There’s no timetable for his return, and...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez ‘A Potential David Price,’ According To Curt Schilling

The Boston Red Sox might not need another No. 2 starter after all; they might already have one. Curt Schilling made his weekly appearance on WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan” on Wednesday, and the former Red Sox pitcher said some really nice things about left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez. So nice, in fact, that Schilling sees some awards in the 22-year-old’s future. “Given what...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

E-Rod Will Not Return Until Second Week Of May

Eduardo RodriguezStop us if you've heard this party line before, but the Red Sox now officially say Eduardo Rodriguez will return to the rotation—at the earliest—during the second week of May. This assumes no hiccups in his rehabilitation schedule—which includes pitching in six "game" settings. What was once described as a "minor" injury will now have a major impact on the...
Via FenwayNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodriguez slated to throw sim game this weekend

Lefty Eduardo Rodriguez will throw his third and likely final round of live batting practice on Wednesday, and then advance to pitching in a simulated game on Sunday in Fort Myers.
23 days ago

Sox Roster Set, Team Places Four On Disabled List

The Red Sox officially set their 25-man roster today—exactly what we thought it would be last Wednesday. The team also placed four players on the disabled list: Eduardo Rodriguez, Carson Smith, Christian Vazquez (retroactive to 3/25) and Brandon Workman.
Via FenwayNation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez reportedly out until May

The timeline for Eduardo Rodriguez’s knee injury only seems to get longer. The Red Sox pitcher will not return to game action until May, according to The Boston Globe‘s Pete Abraham. #RedSox LHP Eduardo Rodriguez scheduled for 2-3 live BP sessions before he gets in a game. He will not be back until some point […] The post Eduardo Rodriguez reportedly out until May appeared...
29 days ago

E-Rod Out Until Mid-May Says Crack Sox Medical Team

No longer "nothing" or "one-day's problem", a serious knee injury will keep lefty starter Eduardo Rodriguez out until early to mid-May. Given the track record of the Red Sox medical team (Drs. Howard, Fine and Howard), look for E-Rod's return just after the All-Star Break. Again, with Boston as the medical epicenter of the world, how does John Henry manage to hire these stumble bums...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Roster Notes: Roenis Elias Optioned; Eduardo Rodriguez Out Until May

The wait is over; the Boston Red Sox have solidified their Opening Day roster. Manager John Farrell spoke to reporters ahead of Wednesday’s split-squad double-header, and he had a lot of information to offer about who will start the season in the big leagues. It all started with the announcement that Roenis Elias was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Elias had a rough spring, giving...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox looking at May return for E-Rod

As much as the Red Sox want to get Eduardo Rodriguez back in the rotation, the club will continue on a conservative schedule to make sure the lefty is fully healthy and stretched out once he returns.
29 days ago

Junichi Tazawa Can Serve as Carson Smith’s Replacement

Opening Day is a week away, and the Red Sox’s pitching staff is already hurting. First it was Eduardo Rodriguez, who is expected to miss the start of the season with a knee injury suffered early in spring training, leaving a hole in the rotation. Last week, the bullpen took a hit when newcomer Carson Smith experienced soreness in his right forearm. Smith’s injury is not as severe...
Via BP Boston
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Boston Red Sox starting pitching staff

David Price David Price has not thrown a regular season pitch in a Boston Red Sox uniform, but anyone can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that he is the ace of this staff. This man is a five-time all-star, 2012 Cy Young award winner, two time Cy Young runner up, and has a total of EIGHT years of pitching in the American League East. Among many things, what the Red Sox pitching...
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Henry Owens, Brian Johnson Optioned To Pawtucket In Red Sox Roster Moves

While we don’t know who will be the Boston Red Sox’s fifth starter when Eduardo Rodriguez starts his season on the disabled list, we at least know who it won’t be. The Red Sox announced some roster moves Thursday, and starting pitchers Henry Owens and Brian Johnson were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket, along with reliever Heath Hembree. Owens and Johnson seemed to have a shot...
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox Starter Eduardo Rodriguez To Start Year On DL

After a strong debut last season in Boston, Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez will start his sophomore season on the DL.
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking: ERod on DL

(BARRY CHIN/GLOBE STAFF)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The worst fears for the Red Sox are now a reality.After throwing a bullpen session yesterday to test the progress in his injured right knee, lefty starter Eduardo Rodriguez was put on the DL this morning.That is not the Happy St. Patricks Day the Red Sox were hoping for. Ian Browne talked to manager John Farrell who...
Via RedSoxLife
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez Will Start Season On Disabled List With Knee Injury

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but Eduardo Rodriguez will start the season on the disabled list. The Boston Red Sox left-hander is recovering from a right knee injury suffered on Feb. 27, but he won’t be ready for the start of the season, Boston manager John Farrell told reporters Thursday. The Red Sox were holding out hope Rodriguez would start the season on the active roster...
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Weighing Boston’s Options For the Fifth Starter Spot

Heading into Spring Training 2016, the biggest question regarding the Boston Red Sox depth chart was who would be rounding out the pitching rotation as the fifth starter. After adding David Price in the offseason to fill the role as the club’s ace, spots two through four projected to be filled by Clay Buchholz, Rick Porcello, and Eduardo Rodriguez. However, the fifth spot in the...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez Throws Off Mound For First Time Since Knee Injury (Video)

Eduardo Rodriguez made an important step Tuesday in his recovery from an injured knee. The Boston Red Sox left-hander has been sidelined with a right knee injury since Feb. 27, when he awkwardly landed during a spring training practice at JetBlue Park. Rodriguez has thrown off level ground since then, but Tuesday marked the first time he threw off a mound. “We’re going to...
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

ERod to stress test knee today

(BARRY CHIN/GLOBE STAFF)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Since Feb 27th Eduardo Rodriguez has not thrown a single pitch off an elevated mound.It was on that day that he stumbled during fielding drills and injured his right knee. Ian Browne from MLB reports that this is going to change today. E-Rod will at last throw off a mound tomorrow, at which point @RedSox will have better...
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March 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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