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Red Sox recall RHP Wright, option RHP Hembree to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have recalled right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston also optioned right-hander Heath Hembree to its top minor league affiliate before Monday night's game against Toronto. Wright joins the Red Sox for the second time this season after making the opening day roster. The 30-year-old knuckleballer pitched in one game, working the final five...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox recall RHP Wright; RHP Hembree returns to Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox recalled right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket before Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. To make room for the 30-year old knuckleballer on the roster, the club optioned right-hander Heath Hembree to Pawtucket. Wright is up with the team for the second time this season after making the opening day roster. He pitched in one game, working...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Steven Wright From Triple-A, Option Heath Hembree To Pawtucket

BOSTON — The Red Sox announced a pair of roster moves Monday afternoon. Right-handed pitcher Steven Wright has been recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket, while right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree has been optioned to the PawSox. Wright has pitched five innings, giving up six hits and two earned runs in one appearance for Boston this season. The addition of Wright gives Red Sox manager...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Wright is back with the Boston Red Sox.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Derick E. Hingle from USA Today Sports.The Red Sox today recalled the knuckleballer Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned Heath Hembree to the same team. After making the Major League team in Spring Training, Steven Wright made one appearance for the Red Sox and it was during the marathonic game against the Yankees. The knuckleballer...
Via RedSoxLife
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Knocked Around in Series Finale With Orioles

If I were to tell you that the Red Sox were going to score 7 runs in the series finale this afternoon, you’d probably think that would be enough to win the game.  Sadly that wouldn’t even get the team within ten runs of winning the game.  Wade Miley took to the mound, but couldn’t make it out of the 3rd inning.  Unfortunately the pitching that followed him also got beat...
Via Fenway West
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Rotation Struggles Continue As Orioles Win 18-7

Those clamoring for the Boston Red Sox to acquire starting pitching help will use Sunday afternoon’s drubbing as Exhibit A. The Boston Red Sox’s rotation continued to receive a pounding Sunday afternoon, as the Baltimore Orioles took the game and series with a 18-7 win. The game quickly got out of hand in the third inning when Red Sox starting pitcher Wade Miley loaded the...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Call Up Heath Hembree, Option Matt Barnes To Pawtucket (Video)

The Boston Red Sox made a roster move before Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, sending pitcher Matt Barnes to Triple-A Pawtucket while calling up another reliever in Heath Hembree. While Barnes primarily is a starter in the minor leagues, he appeared in relief for the Red Sox in their 5-4 loss to Baltimore on Saturday. The right-hander spun...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Option Four Players To Pawtucket In Wave Of Spring Roster Cuts

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox made several roster moves before Thursday’s spring training game against the Minnesota Twins at JetBlue Park. The Red Sox optioned outfielder Bryce Brentz, third baseman Garin Cecchini and right-handed pitchers Heath Hembree and Zeke Spruill to Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston also reassigned lefty Henry Owens...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Red Sox assigned LHP Henry Owens to minor-league camp this morning. Owens, once touted as the top lefty in the system, has fallen behind others after a couple of very poor Spring outings. Also, Boston optioned OF Bryce Brentz, 3B Garin Cecchini, and RHPs Heath Hembree and Zeke Spruill to AAA (soon-to-be Providence).
Via FenwayNation
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Agree To Terms With Mookie Betts, 20 Others On 2015 Contracts

This embed is invalid" /> All players on the Boston Red Sox’s major league roster now officially are under contract for 2015. The Red Sox announced Sunday that they have agreed to terms with 21 players on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. The list includes: Matt Barnes, RHP Edwin Escobar, LHP Heath Hembree, RHP Joe Kelly, RHP Tommy Layne, LHP...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospects To Know: Right-Handed Pitchers

The “Prospects To Know” series continues with the Red Sox top right-handed pitching prospects, a group headed by two righties who made their major league debuts last season. Matt Barnes After a stellar ending to his 2013 season, shoulder soreness limited Barnes during spring training in 2014. This kept him from competing for a spot on the big league club in April, and he struggled...
Via Fire Brand AL
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Rusney Castillo, Nine Others Set For Red Sox Rookie Program

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox Rookie Development Program kicks off next week. There are expected to be 10 participants at this year’s event. Rusney Castillo, Mookie Betts, Blake Swihart, Eduardo Rodriguez, Heath Hembree, Edwin Escobar, Brian Johnson, Zeke Spruill, Sean Coyle and Henry Ramos are scheduled to participate, according to...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bochy: Peavy trade was best in-season move of 2014

Only time will tell just how good the Jake Peavy trade was for the Boston Red Sox. The San Francisco Giants sure aren’t complaining.   The Red Sox traded a struggling Peavy to the Giants back in July in exchange for pitching prospects Heath Hembree and Edwin Escobar. Peavy turned his season around, guided the Giants to the postseason and contributed toward San Francisco nabbing...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What happens when the Red Sox lose Koji?

It’s inevitable. At some point, Ben Cherington will lose Koji Uehara. Now, whether that’s due to lowballing him by a few million dollars this offseason, in a trade at next year’s deadline, or retirement remains to be seen. But the fact of the matter is, soon he’ll be gone. It will be a sad day when Koji skips town – photo by Kelly O’Connor of Sittingstill.smugmug.com...
Via Fire Brand AL
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Reasons to continue watching the 2014 Red Sox

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterAfter beating the the O's one last time for this season, the Red Sox currently hold a 68-88 record. Since the Bobby Valentine season ended with a 69-93 record, it seems very unlikely that this year the Red Sox will end with a worse record. After all, the 2014 squad did better that the 2012 Red Sox. Since the Red Sox are not making it to the playoffs...
Via RedSoxLife
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Rusney Castillo, Five Others From Triple-A Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday recalled six players from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo was among those called up before Wednesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Outfielder Bryce Brentz, third baseman Garin Cecchini, catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway, left-handed pitcher Edwin Escobar and right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree also joined...
Via NESN.com
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Six Today From AAA Pawtucket

The Red Sox recalled six players today from AAA Pawtucket. The six are: OF Rusney Castillo, OF Bryce Brentz, C Ryan Lavarnway, 3B Garin Cecchini, P Heath Hembree and P Edwin Escobar.
Via FenwayNation
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Has Jake Peavy been So Much Better with the Giants?

#454451038 / gettyimages.com Since coming to the Giants in the July 26st trade that sent Prospects Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree to the Red Sox Jake Peavy has been nothing but incredible. Team W L ERA FIP WHIP K/9 BB/9 AVG HR/FB BOS 1 9 4.72 4.80 1.43 7.26 3.34 .273 12.6% SFG 4 4 2.36 3.00 1.09 6.58 2.03 .240 3...
Via TopSportsReport
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heath Hembree Optioned To Pawtucket; Edwin Escobar Called Up To Red Sox

The link between pitchers Heath Hembree and Edwin Escobar extends beyond their inclusion in last month’s Jake Peavy trade. The Boston Red Sox optioned Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket before Wednesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Escobar was recalled from Pawtucket to take Hembree’s spot on the active roster. Hembree struggled in the 11th inning of the...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Take Another Game Against The Jays

The Red Sox actually won a game and hoped to be able to have two wins in a row.  The Sox had rookie Rubby De La Rosa on the mound vs. former Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey.  The Sox went out to an early lead, allowed the game to be tied in totally Red Sox fashion, went into extra innings and then had a monster of an 11th inning to put the game to bed.  Mike Napoli hit a 3 run homerun...
Via Fenway West
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Option Brandon Workman To Triple-A, Recall RHP Heath Hembree

BOSTON — After Saturday’s abysmal outing, Brandon Workman will be spending some time down on the farm. The right-hander has been optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket, manager John Farrell announced Sunday. Right-handed reliever Heath Hembree will take Workman’s place on the 25-man roster. Workman avoided danger for the first three innings Saturday afternoon before imploding in the...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rubby De La Rosa Gives Boston Red Sox Just What Doctor Ordered In Win

To say Rubby De La Rosa stepped up would be an understatement. The Boston Red Sox used nine pitchers Saturday in a crushing, 19-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Their bullpen was taxed to the point where reliever Heath Hembree was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket after a dazzling Red Sox debut because Boston needed a fresh arm. De La Rosa offered the ‘pen a much-needed respite...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Edwin Escobar Called Up By Red Sox; Heath Hembree Optioned To Pawtucket

Right-hander Heath Hembree certainly earned the respect of his teammates and coaches Saturday. It came at a price. Hembree threw 62 pitches over four shutout relief innings in the Boston Red Sox’s 5-4, 19-inning loss to the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium. The Red Sox, needing a fresh arm for Sunday’s series finale, optioned Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket after the game. Left...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Heath Hembree Optioned To Pawtucket After Great Debut

The best way to describe Saturday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels? Long. It took 19 innings and six-plus hours to determine a winner. Finally, Albert Pujols lifted the Angels to a 5-4 victory with a walk-off home run off Brandon Workman. The game ended after 3:30 a.m. ET. The Red Sox don’t have much time to stew on the devastating defeat, as roughly 12...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Call Up Hembree And Brown From AAA

The Red Sox made two roster moves for their series in St. Louis. They called up pitcher Heath Hembree (acquired from the Giants in the Jake Peavy deal) and OF Corey Brown. Speculation is that Steven Wright will be sent down to AAA to account for Hembree's spot and either Mookie Betts will also be sent down or Allen Craig will be placed on the 15-DL to compensate for the Brown move.
Via FenwayNation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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