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Torey Lovullo: Rusney Castillo Ready For New Red Sox Challenge (Video)

Can Rusney Castillo handle the Green Monster? The Boston Red Sox are about to find out. Castillo started in left field Wednesday against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. It marked his first career start at the position. The Sox are looking to see whether he’s a viable left field option for 2016. Red Sox acting manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday that Hanley Ramirez — Boston’s...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Read Sox: Hanley’s Move to First, Porcello’s Rebound and Kelly’s Great Stuff

Welcome back to Read Sox. This week we evaluate free agent starting pitching options, Hanley Ramirez making another position change, improvements from Rick Porcello and Joe Kelly, squash concerns about Xander Bogaerts’ lack of power, and laud Torey Lovullo for his deft managerial approach during a difficult time. Going Deep The Red Sox’s 2015 pitching staff has been a disaster...
Via BP Boston
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox' experiment with Hanley in the outfield comes to an end

Boston Red Sox manager Torey Lovullo announced to the media Tuesday that the Hanley Ramirez experiment in the outfield is over.Ramirez is currently day-to-day, but when asked if he would return to play in the outfield, Lovullo said he didn't think that would be the case."I think we've just walked through a couple of scenarios,'' said Lovullo via CSN Boston, "and I think that with...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lovullo: I don’t see Hanley Ramirez playing left field again in 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox’s outfield just got a lot less crowded. Interim manager Torey Lovullo said ahead of Boston’s game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday that he does not foresee Hanley Ramirez playing in the outfield again this season. This came shortly after Alejandro De Aza was traded to the San Francisco Giants at Monday’s Major League Baseball waiver...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez FIRED (hopefully banned) from the outfield

Photo Credit: BostonGlobe.comScott Levesque Twitter: @mendoza_linesAccording to multiple Red Sox beat writers, Torey Lovullo has decided to keep the one man disaster known as Hanley Ramirez away from the outfield.I don't care if Lovullo cites menstrual cramping as his reason for making this move. I just want Hanley banned from the outfield...FOREVER!But wait, there's more... The...
Via RedSoxLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Healthy Hanley Ramirez Could Play First Base Right Now (Video)

The wait is almost over: Hanley Ramirez could be making his debut at first base soon. That’s what Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo thinks, at least. Speaking with members of the media before Monday’s series opener against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, Lovullo said that if Ramirez was healthy, he believes he could play first base in a game immediately. NESN...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo: Hanley Ramirez Could Play First Base Before End Of Season

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez has been playing hurt for a considerable chunk of the 2015 season, but the Boston Red Sox left fielder might have the opportunity save his body this year. Ramirez revealed Monday ahead of Boston’s game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park that he’s been playing through a sore left shoulder — he doesn’t remember when exactly he tweaked it...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. Starts, Hanley Ramirez Sits For Red Sox In Yankees Opener

BOSTON — The New York Yankees are at Fenway Park for the last time in 2015, and Hanley Ramirez might miss out on all the fun. The Boston Red Sox left fielder will be on the bench Monday for the fourth straight game with what interim manager Torey Lovullo described as “shoulder fatigue.” Ramirez is not expected to hit the disabled list, but Lovullo didn’t have a timeline...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Abraham: Sox Will 'Figure Out A Way' To Trade Hanley

The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham appeared today on 98.5 The Sports Hub's "Toucher & Rich" radio show and stated that Dave Dombrowski would "figure out a way" to trade Hanley Ramirez. Abraham made the comment while citing the likelihood that the youthful outfield of Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Rusney Castillo would be the starters in 2016.
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz, Hanley Ramirez, Rusney Castillo All Sit For Red Sox Vs. Mets

The Boston Red Sox will be without a number of their regulars when they take the field Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. David Ortiz, Hanley Ramirez and Rusney Castillo all were left out of the starting lineup Boston’s visit to the New York Mets. Ortiz (heel) and Ramirez (shoulder) both are dealing with injuries, but Castillo’s absence is a bit surprising. Instead, Alejandro De...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski: Red Sox Will Play Hanley Ramirez’s Move To First ‘By Ear’

Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski spoke at length Friday about his team’s recently initiated effort to shift left fielder Hanley Ramirez to first base. Ramirez, a career infielder before this season, began practicing the new position earlier this week in Chicago. He could see game action at first over the season’s final month, but Dombrowski said...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Dombrowski: Hanley Ramirez’s Move To First Base ‘Seems Logical’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski says he likes what he sees from his team’s three young outfielders — Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo. But that means he needs to find a different spot for current left fielder Hanley Ramirez. It appears first base is the likely landing spot for Ramirez, who was a late scratch from Friday’s...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Scratched From Tonight's Sox Lineup

At the last minute, Hanley Ramirez was scratched from the Red Sox lineup tonight in Flushing. The party line is that it's 'shoulder fatigue'—but could it be an August waiver deadline deal? Stay tuned! In the meantime, here is the full Boston lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Xander Bogaerts SS, David Ortiz 1B, Brock Holt 2B, Rusney Castillo RF, Blake Swihart C, Jackie...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding signs of life for the Boston Red Sox

Are the Boston Red Sox contenders this year? (waiting for you to stop laughing) Okay, now that you’ve gotten that out of your system: have you noticed that the Red Sox haven’t been terrible lately? And that as things stand currently, they’re only 7.5 games out of a Wild Card spot? Could they actually make a run in September and get back to the postseason? In a word: no. They’re...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Mets

Hanley Ramirez This weekend the Boston Red Sox (58-69) look to play the role of spoiler in an intriguing interleague match-up at Citi Field against the red-hot New York Mets (71-56). The Red Sox better bring their bats on the road with them challenged with the daunting task of facing Matt Harvey (11-7, 2.57 ERA), Jacob DeGrom (12-6, 2.29 ERA) and Noah Syndergaard (8-6, 3.19 ERA...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: 'It sucks' Hanley Ramirez has been criticized

David Ortiz thinks everyone should lay off Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez has been criticized time and again this season for his shoddy defense in left field. He’s now embracing a potential transition to first base with open arms, and Ortiz, who worked with Ramirez during pregame drills earlier this week, isn’t surprised by the veteran’s team-first mentality. “Hanley has a good...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez is moving to first base for the Red Sox

Boston isn’t punting on Hanley Ramirez quite yet. In fact, the Red Sox intend to change Ramirez’s position in 2016 (after changing it from shortstop to left field in 2015), and will shift him to first base. Hanley IS moving to first base by next year, he said. Maybe some this year. He's on board. "I'm looking forward to it." — Michael Silverman (@MikeSilvermanBB) August 25...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez is moving to first base for the Red Sox

Boston isn’t punting on Hanley Ramirez quite yet. In fact, the Red Sox intend to change Ramirez’s position in 2016 (after changing it from shortstop to left field in 2015), and will shift him to first base. Hanley IS moving to first base by next year, he said. Maybe some this year. He's on board. "I'm looking forward to it." — Michael Silverman (@MikeSilvermanBB) August 25...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Talking 2016 Values

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 260, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Lance Rinker (@LanceMRinker) are back to discuss fantasy baseball action and answer some listener questions. Topics include: Giancarlo Stanton returning and Carlos Carrasco headed to the DL We discuss Dallas Keuchel and Jonathan Lucroy as buy low options for 2016 Hanley...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Read Sox: Orsillo’s Ousting, Ramirez’s Reps and Rodriguez’s Rest

Welcome back to Read Sox. This week, we’ll talk about Don Orsillo’s situation with NESN, Dave Dombrowski’s impact on the 2016 roster and Hanley Ramirez moving back to the infield. Going Deep This season hasn’t been kind to either the Red Sox or their fans. There have been many things that just flat-out suck: Hanley’s fielding, most of the pitching and Pedroia getting...
Via BP Boston
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Hanley Ramirez’s Blunder Makes Good Case For Move To First

The Chicago White Sox were hitting what Wade Miley was dealing Tuesday night, but the Boston Red Sox starter was able to dig himself out of trouble time and time again. Until the seventh inning rolled around. Miley gave up a single to Gordon Beckham to start off the inning and unleashed a wild pitch that allowed the White Sox third baseman to get to third with one out. Another single...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Open To Making Switch To First Base: ‘I Need That Ring’

Hanley Ramirez has changed his tune about going back to the infield. The Boston Red Sox left fielder said “hell no” to a switch back in June, but he told WEEI ahead of Tuesday’s game against the White Sox in Chicago that he’s all for it now. Ramirez took reps at first base Tuesday, too, and he thinks the team will be better off with him there. “We’ve got (president of...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez taking reps at first base, move on the way?

The struggles of Hanley Ramirez in the outfield are well documented. In transitioning from the infield to the odd dimensions of Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox outfielder hasn't looked comfortable. As a result, it has been speculated that the Red Sox could look to move him to first base, with Rusney Castillo moving to left field. On Tuesday, the ball got rolling on that scenario...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez taking practice reps at first base

Hanley Ramirez’s transition to left field has been pretty dreadful thus far, but it looks as though the Boston Red Sox might be taking steps to change that. Ramirez was spotted taking reps at first base ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field under the tutelage of David Ortiz and infield coach Brian Butterfield. Things that make you go...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo could shift to left field for Red Sox

By now, Hanley Ramirez' struggles in the outfield have been well documented.Having transitioned from the infield to the awkward dimensions of Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox's plan hasn't played out as planned.According to the Boston Herald, the team has "had some discussions" about Rusney Castillo getting some innings in left field."There's a chance we could do that," Lovullo said...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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