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Red Sox-Orioles Live: Jake Peavy, Ubaldo Jimenez Ready For Easter Clash

5:20 p.m.: Jackie Bradley Jr. will be out of the lineup for Sunday’s game. Red Sox manager John Farrell said it’s just an off day and that the 24-year-old outfielder will be back in the lineup Monday. Sunday’s complete lineups are below. Boston Red Sox (8-10) Grady Sizemore, CF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Mike Napoli, 1B Jonny Gomes, LF Daniel Nava, RF Xander Bogaerts...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley establishing self in center for Red Sox

getty images Jackie Bradley Jr. is starting to take ownership of the starting role in center field for the Boston Red Sox. The Red So have been moving Grady Sizemore around from left to right field without considering him at center. Manager John Farrell spoke positively of Bradley’s play in center this season. “Jackie has solidified the defense in center field for us,” said...
Via Tireball.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts’ Rest Day Comes At Perfect Time (Video)

It was a tough decision for Red Sox manager John Farrell to give shortstop Xander Bogaerts the day off Saturday, especially considering that the Sox are dealing with so many injuries. In the long run, though, Farrell’s decision could pay dividends. NESN Nation’s Alison Smith breaks it down in the video above.Filed under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Nation, NESN Video
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Will Middlebrooks Faces ‘Big Day’ In Recovery From Injury

BOSTON — Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks arrived at the ballpark Saturday ready for an important day in his injury rehab. Middlebrooks, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 6 with a Grade 1 calf strain, worked out in the Fenway Park outfield before Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Middlebrooks’ health status...
Via NESN.com
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Red Sox-Orioles Live: Felix Doubront Goes Up Against Bud Norris In Day Baseball

12:12 p.m.: Will Middlebrooks, who currently is on the disabled list with a calf strain, worked out on the field before Saturday’s game. John Farrell labeled Saturday a “big day” in Middlebrooks’ progression, as the third baseman could begin a rehab assignment Monday or Tuesday if all goes well. Shane Victorino, who hasn’t played yet this season because of a hamstring strain...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Attack of the Killer Replay Center

Just so we’re all aware of what the brave new world of “challenging calls” in the MLB will be like, the ball in the photo above was called fair when Nick Markakis initially belted it into Fenway’s left field corner for a double. Then John Farrell challenged it, a reasonable decision since the NESN feed — from which the above screengrab was pulled — clearly showed the...
Via Surviving Grady
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Hoped Brock Holt Would Spark Red Sox Offense (Video)

The Boston Red Sox offense hasn’t found their spark in 2014 yet, but there’s still a lot of time left in the season for them to pick up their momentum. John Farrell made some changes to the lineup Friday that he hoped might get his team going. Infielder Ryan Roberts was designated for assignment, and Brock Holt got the start at third base with the hope that the hot bat he had...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell, Red Sox Challenge Call Vs. Orioles After One Pitch (Video)

BOSTON — It took just one pitch for Red Sox manager John Farrell to use his challenge Friday against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis jumped on John Lackey’s first pitch of the game and sliced a line drive down the left field line. The umpires ruled it landed in fair territory — leading to a double — but Farrell was skeptical and challenged...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara Fittingly Available For Red Sox On National High Five Day

Koji Uehara’s return to the Boston Red Sox couldn’t come at a more fitting time. Uehara, who hasn’t pitched since April 9 because of shoulder tightness, is available for Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The energetic closer didn’t complete his recovery a minute too soon, either, as...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Farrell rips replay, gets fined by MLB

Ryan MacLeodContributing WriterEarly this season the newly implemented MLB replay system has its flaws, and after what many think have been a few blown calls Red Sox manager John Farrell's anger has finally boiled over. After the weekends 4 game series against the Yankees, Farrell commented "Its hard to have faith in the system, to be honest with you". Farrell has a...
Via RedSoxLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Mike Napoli’s Finger ‘Feeling Better And Better’

It’s been a painful start to the season for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox not only enter Wednesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a 5-9 record, but Boston also is dealing with several injuries that have forced manager John Farrell to continuously shuffle his lineup. Below are some injury-related notes prior to Wednesday’s game at U.S. Cellular Field. -Dustin Pedroia...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Manager John Farrell Fined For Criticizing MLB Instant Replay

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed Wednesday he’s been fined by Major League Baseball for Sunday’s blowup in New York. Farrell was ejected in the fourth inning of Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees for arguing a call that was overturned by the umpires following a review. Farrell, who questioned the new MLB replay system after the game, said Wednesday the incident...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Muddy Chicken Leads Off Tonight In Chicago

Appearing on WEEI's Dale And Holley Show, Red Sox manager John Farrell announced that Dustin Pedroia will start tonight's game against The Pale Hose and hit lead off. Pedroia—who received a cortisone shot on Monday—pinch-ran last night in the ninth inning for Mike Napoli [White House pronunciation: NA-POLE-EE]. The Boston second-baseman hasn't started since Saturday...
Via FenwayNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

(PHOTO) Chicago White Sox Are ‘Boston Strong’

The GuruContributing Writer (Via CSN's Chuck Garfien)It was a classy move by the White Sox in the Windy City Tuesday night as the team opened a three-game series against the Red Sox by donning "Boston Strong" t-shirts in tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Tuesday was the one-year anniversary of the tragedy that killed three and injured hundreds...
Via RedSoxLife
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘Proud’ To Be Part Of Healing Process After Marathon Tragedy (Video)

After the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago, the city of Boston came together and healed as a community. The Red Sox and their eventual World Series title became a part of that healing process. Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli and manager John Farrell reflected on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy. Napoli said that what he witnessed from Boston after the marathon was...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB to fine Red Sox manager John Farrell for instant replay remarks

As if John’s Farrell’s weekend in New York wasn’t lousy enough, the Red Sox manager will get a not-so-pleasant parting gift from MLB. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the Daily News on Monday that Farrell would be fined for his critical remarks about baseball’s new replay system following Boston’s 3-2 loss Sunday night. The comments, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Koji Uehara Will Throw Bullpen Session Wednesday

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara is on the road to recovery. Uehara, who did not play in the Red Sox’s final three games of their series against the New York Yankees because of stiffness in his throwing shoulder, received good news on Monday when an MRI revealed no structural damage on his right shoulder. The good news continues to roll in for Uehara as manager John Farrell told...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torre To Fine Farrell For Instant Replay Remarks

It's fair to say that the new MLB Instant Replay System is not exactly a rousing success in its first two weeks. So far, two managers have been ejected (John Farrell and Ron Washington) for arguing a review decision. Now, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, Joe Torre, have levied a fine on Farrell for his "comments" about replay. Specifically, the Red Sox skipper...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torre To Fine Farrell For Instant Replay Remarks

It's fair to say that the new MLB Instant Replay System is not exactly a rousing success in its first two weeks. So far, two managers have been ejected (John Farrell and Ron Washington) for arguing a review decision. Now, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, Joe Torre, have levied a fine on Farrell for his "comments" about replay. Specifically, the Red Sox skipper...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Torre: John Farrell will be fined for replay criticism

John Farrell’s harsh critique of Major League Baseball’s new replay system will make his wallet a bit lighter. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the New York Daily News on Monday that the Boston Red Sox manager will be fined for comments he made after Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees. “I’m not going to suspend him. It will be a fine,”...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Complaints about replay are stupid

I will give John Farrell some slack here as he was frustrated about losing three of four to the Yankees. But his complaints about the new instant replay system fall flat on my ears. By my count, there have been two calls that the replay system has gotten incorrect. The one happened in the Red Sox - Yankees series where Dean Anna did lift his foot off the base and should have been...
Via The Flagrant Fan
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony LaRussa: John Farrell’s Criticism Of Replay System Is ‘Premature’

Tony LaRussa responded Monday to criticism Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell had about Major League Baseball’s new replay system one night earlier. LaRussa, a former manager himself and one of the designers of the new system, wants skippers to have some patience during this period of transition for the game. “One thing I’d say to John — and I’d love to talk to him...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

RSL Poll: Replay or no Replay? Farrell Loses Faith

The GuruContributing Writer Not a good weekend in the Bronx for Sox skipper John Farrell as Boston dropped three of four to the Yanks, Koji and Pedroia were out and the new and improved Bud Selig memorial replay system short circuited. As a result, Farrell was back in his office by the fourth inning Sunday night.. Saturday, replay officials missed a call when Yankees infielder Dean...
Via RedSoxLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell says it’s “extremely difficult to have any faith” in instant replay

Just yesterday, as some folks were lamenting the allegedly lost art of managers arguing and getting ejected in the age of instant replay, a manager argued and got ejected for arguing over a call on instant replay. The manager was John Farrell of the Red Sox and his anger came on what would eventually be called a fielder’s choice in the fourth inning. The play, which would give...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pedroia to have ailing wrist examined

Dustin Pedroia was sent to Boston for an examination of a left wrist that has bothered him for more than a week, Red Sox manager John Farrell said. The second baseman appeared to turn his wrist over diving for an Aramis Ramirez infield single in the eighth inning on April 4, and he hit the ground hard when Milwaukee’s Carlos Gomez upended him at second base on a force play an...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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