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Red Sox top prospect Henry Owens to start Tuesday - who is he?

Henry Owens, the Boston Red Sox top pitching prospect, will make his Major League debut on Tuesday against the New York Yankees.It might be a risky move, having a guy make his debut at Yankee Stadium against a first-place team, but John Farrell wanted to keep his guys on schedule."Yeah, it's going to be probably the biggest stage that he's going to make his debut on — that the...
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35 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Henry Owens To Make MLB Debut Tuesday For Red Sox Vs. Yankees In Bronx

BOSTON — The stage is set for Henry Owens’ major league debut. Owens will make his first big league start Tuesday against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, according to Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. The 23-year-old left-hander has spent the entire season to this point at Triple-A Pawtucket, where he owns a 3-8 record and a 3.16 ERA in 21 starts. “It’s going to...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Turns Corner For Boston Red Sox In Bout With Concussion

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox received some encouraging news regarding Mookie Betts. Betts, who was placed on the seven-day concussion list earlier this week, is in a “much-improved state” after a good day Saturday, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. “Mookie seemed to turn a corner yesterday,” Farrell said before...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

RHP Porcello goes on DL; newly acquired RHP Cook recalled

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have placed struggling right-hander Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his right triceps. To fill his spot on the roster, Boston added newly acquired right-handed reliever Ryan Cook. Manager John Farrell said Sunday the Red Sox initially thought of just pushing Porcello's next outing back. ''We feel like it's a short-term thing...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Place Rick Porcello On DL With Triceps Soreness/Inflammation

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello’s season just went from bad to worse. The Red Sox placed Porcello on the 15-day disabled list before Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. Porcello is dealing with right triceps soreness/inflammation that developed after his last start Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, according...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Travis Shaw’s Presence With Boston Red Sox Has John Farrell Feeling Old

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Cheer up, John. You’re not that old. Travis Shaw powered the Red Sox to an 11-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Fenway Park. Boston manager John Farrell was asked after the victory whether he sees any similarities personality-wise between Shaw and the 25-year-old’s father, Jeff Shaw, with whom the skipper played...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pete Frates, Red Sox Relaunch Ice Bucket Challenge At Fenway (Video)

BOSTON — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is back in full swing. The Red Sox joined Pete Frates and Pat Quinn, co-founders of the challenge, in relaunching the successful fundraising campaign Friday at Fenway Park. The entire team, including nine-time All-Star David Ortiz and manager John Farrell, participated in the relaunch, during which players yelled and laughed as they dumped...
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John Farrell: Red Sox Clubhouse ‘Drastically Different’ At 2015 Deadline

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox toned it down this season. The 2014 Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline marked an incredibly busy day for the Red Sox, who traded away Jon Lester, John Lackey and Andrew Miller amid a flurry of moves. This year’s deadline was a far different story. Friday felt like business as usual at Fenway Park...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell, Red Sox ‘Gathering Information’ For Next Season (Video)

The MLB non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone without any blockbuster deals involving the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox did acquire right-handed pitcher Ryan Cook in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, but that was the only deal. Now it’s the team’s task to finish out the regular season and see what type of talent they have going forward. “Just had a chance to talk with them...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval caught with hand in the cookie jar

(Photo: mlb.com)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Yesterday in the third inning Pablo Sandoval was on first base with no outs when a ball was hit to the wall in the right field gap. Based on his position between second and third when the ball was picked up by the right fielder, third base coach Brian Butterfield waved him home.Sandoval was thrown out a good relay on what should...
Via RedSoxLife
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Farrell: Sandoval's conditioning 'continues to be addressed'

BOSTON — When dehydration forced Pablo Sandoval to leave Wednesday’s game, ongoing concerns about his conditioning immediately came to mind. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell couldn’t name exactly what prompted Sandoval’s fifth-inning exit — maybe it was the 91-degree heat, Farrell said, or the fact that he had tried to score from first base earlier in the game ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager on sweep: 'That's a poor display'

The reeling Boston Red Sox were just dealt a sweep from the Chicago White Sox and manager John Farrell is upset.Understandably.In his postgame press conference, Farrell told the media how he really felt about how his staring pitching performed:Numbers seem to back up his case:That, and of course the fact that the Sox sit at 44-58 and 2-11 after the All-Star break.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Red Sox Have Been ‘Slapped In The Face’ During Disastrous Series

BOSTON — After the Red Sox dropped their third consecutive game to the Chicago White Sox, manager John Farrell gave a simple, strong and accurate assessment of his team’s recent performance. “We’ve been slapped in the face right from the get-go,” Farrell said after Wednesday’s 9-2 loss at Fenway Park. “Three consecutive nights, we find ourselves down multiple runs early...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Experiences Concussion-Like Symptoms After Bullpen Tumble

BOSTON — It might be another week before Mookie Betts is able to return to action for the Boston Red Sox. Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday’s 9-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox that Betts was suffering from “symptoms consistent with a concussion” following his fall into the Red Sox’s bullpen earlier in the night. “He’s being examined further right now,” Farrell...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Without Shane Victorino, Red Sox Don’t Win 2013 World Series

BOSTON — The Red Sox parted ways Monday with another pillar of their 2013 World Series championship team, trading outfielder Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Angels. Manager John Farrell spent a large portion of his postgame news conference that night discussing just how important Victorino was to that title-winning squad. “Unfortunately, the trade signifies a player that helped...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Combating Uncertainty As 2015 MLB Trade Deadline Approaches

BOSTON — Each year, the final week of July is a strange one in clubhouses around Major League Baseball. With the July 31 trade deadline looming just over the horizon, players on each team know there is a very strong chance of at least one teammate being shipped out to play the rest of his season elsewhere. This is especially true for a team like the Boston Red Sox, who for a second...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: David Ortiz’s Hall Of Fame Probability ‘Continues To Increase’

BOSTON — Pedro Martinez on Sunday became the 33rd former Boston Red Sox player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Could David Ortiz one day join his old teammate on that list? When asked Sunday about Ortiz’s chances of landing in Cooperstown, Red Sox manager John Farrell said another few seasons of continued production from the designated hitter could be...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Muddy Chicken Back On The DL With Hamstring

Dustin Pedroia just pushed it too much, too soon. As a result, The Laser Show is back on the 15-day disabled list with the same hamstring injury that landed him there originally. Pedroia refused a rehab assignment to the minor leagues, which—in retrospect—may have been the more prudent route. Said Manager John Farrell, "I don't have the exact time frame. We felt like a three...
Via FenwayNation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Midseason Grade Report: Boston Red Sox

A little late, but better late than never right? After a week of the second half of the MLB season, here’s a look at how one of America’s favorite team has fared so far. Most people’s preseason favorite to win the division and even the World Series, has seriously underperformed to date. The Boston Red Sox sit in dead last in the AL East, eight games back of the lead. A big...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli’s Power Surge One Of Few Bright Spots Of Red Sox’s Road Trip

Let’s get this out of the way first: The Boston Red Sox’s recently completed seven-game road trip was a disaster in every sense of the word. It effectively erased any progress the team had made before the All-Star break, and with it any reasonable hope of contending for a playoff berth. That being said, there was one Red Sox player who seemed to avoid the tornado of destruction...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Catcher Christian Vazquez Throws For First Time Since Surgery (Video)

Christian Vazquez’s recovery appears to be progressing nicely. The Boston Red Sox catcher participated in some light throwing Thursday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery during spring training. Christian's first throwing session since surgery
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 96 Preview: Red Sox at Astros

For the 2nd time this season, the Red Sox have now lost 7 games in a row. Joe Kelly returned to the Sox rotation last night after being sent down to Pawtucket one month ago and picked up right where he left off, giving up 3 homers and not have the best command resulted in the righthander's 6th loss of the season. But, as the storyline on this season has unfolded, the offense shares...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington backs manager John Farrell

Even though the Boston Red Sox might finish in last place in the AL East for the second-straight season, don't expect them to let go of manager John Farrell.In speaking with reporters on Wednesday, GM Ben Cherington was asked by MLB.com if he had any concerns that Farrell wasn't "getting through" to the team anymore. Here's how Cherington replied:"I don't have that concern. I think...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Buchholz receives injection, still expected to return this season

Clay Buchholz will be on the shelf for longer than originally anticipated. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell told reporters Wednesday in Houston that Buchholz received a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in his injured right elbow from Dr. James Andrews, who confirmed the team’s initial diagnosis of a strained flexor muscle. Farrell said the injection will extend Buchholz’s...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

It's Time For Serious House Cleaning At Fenway

The Boston Red Sox are now on pace to lose at least 90 games for the third time in the last four years. Sure they won it all in 2013, but—even in baseball—one for four is a crappy percentage. The one constant during that timeframe—other than the soccer-obsessed owners—is General Manager Ben Cherington. While it may be unfair, Cherington has got to go. While we think Manager...
Via FenwayNation
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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