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Wade Miley confident in health, diet after trade from D-Backs

      This embed is invalid   " /> Wade Miley could be pitching with a chip on his shoulder this season.   Miley, who was traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Boston Red Sox last week, is joining his new club amid chatter that his preparation habits weren’t sitting well with his old club in the weeks leading up to the deal. The 28-year-old left...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Flag Raised On Wade Miley's Work Ethic?

New Red Sox Starter Wade MileyReady for a nice Holiday gift? It's being reported that the reason the Arizona Diamondbacks traded lefty Wade Miley was because of concerns with his "work habits and/or preparation". Apparently, it wasn't just a desire to get younger by dealing for Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, but also displeasure with diet and conditioning issues with the 220...
Via FenwayNation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Cherington: Red Sox Will Look To Add Catcher, Bullpen Help (Video)

A GM’s work is never done. The Boston Red Sox added three starting pitchers — Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, Justin Masterson — at last week’s Major League Baseball winter meetings in San Diego. Ben Cherington has since expressed satisfaction with the acquisitions, but the Red Sox general manager also acknowledged Tuesday the club will keep its eyes open this offseason for additional...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday Links: For Masterson, pitch selection still a work in progress

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor There’s a common theme shared by the trio of arms that the Red Sox acquired over a week ago, and it could be Boston’s key to success in the 2015 season. Over the past few years, Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, and Justin Masterson have built up a reputation as ground ball pitchers. The latter of which has proven to be one of the best in the league at...
Via Fire Brand AL
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox appear content with rotation despite lack of true ace

The Boston Red Sox’s rotation could be looked at in one of two ways: They either don’t have a No. 1 starter or they have five pitchers capable of being No. 1 starters.     Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell are subscribing to the latter theory. While no one is going to mistake Clay Buchholz, Joe Kelly, Rick Porcello, Wade Miley or Justin Masterson...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Offseason Moves 12/1-12/15 (American League)

The Winter Meetings have come and gone and brought significant change to baseball’s landscape. After an eventful two weeks, lets review what has happened in the American League. AL East   Boston Red Sox: The Red Sox acquired LHP Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for RHP Rubby De La Rosa, RHP Allen Webster and INF Raymel Flores (Low A – Lowell). The Red Sox desperately...
Via Total Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks follow off-season script: Big bat, smaller payroll, young arms

 PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks did not make the biggest splash at the winter meetings last week. Chicago's teams did that, both the south- and north-siders. New Los Angeles Dodgers' president Andrew Friedman found creative ways to rework his unwieldy roster, also.  But the D-backs were plenty busy in their own way -- sticking to the plan laid out by chief of baseball operations Tony...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Despite additions, Red Sox starting rotation still needs an ace

How important is an ace at the top of a starting rotation for a playoff hopeful or contender? The Boston Red Sox could provide some intriguing answers to that question next season. The first impulse is to believe that even the Red Sox believe in the importance of an unquestioned No. 1 starter, based on their attempt to re-sign Jon Lester before the left-hander opted to join the...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite additions, Red Sox starting rotation still needs an ace

How important is an ace at the top of a starting rotation for a playoff hopeful or contender? The Boston Red Sox could provide some intriguing answers to that question next season. The first impulse is to believe that even the Red Sox believe in the importance of an unquestioned No. 1 starter, based on their attempt to re-sign Jon Lester before the left-hander opted to join the...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Links: Adding an ace isn’t all that’s left for Red Sox to do

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor Now that the dust has settled on the flurry of moves that the Red Sox made last week, it’s safe to evaluate what still remains for the team going forward. Although the team added three capable pitchers to their rotation in Wade Miley, Justin Masterson, and Rick Porcello, the team is still in need of a staff ace. The trio of new arms, and those already...
Via Fire Brand AL
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spinners' Flores Is Third Man In On Miley Deal

(Kelly O'Connor Photo)You already know Rubby De la Rosa and Allen Webster, but the third played included in the Wade Miley deal is now revealed as 20-year old infielder Raymel Flores. The 5'9" Dominican played for the Class A Lowell Spinners last year—hitting .282, with a .344 OBP. According to SoxProspects.com, Flores has emerging defensive skills and "plus-plus speed", but is...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Add Pitching

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist  The Red Sox have addressed their biggest need during the Winter Meetings. They were able to acquire Wade Miley, Justin Masterson and Rick Porcello. Clay Buchholtz and Joe Kelly are slated to be the other two Boston starters. Wade Miley The Red Sox traded Ruby De La Rose, Allen Webster and Raymel Flores to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Miley’s Journey: High School to the Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have officially acquired left handed pitcher Wade Miley in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Boston Red Sox will ship right handers Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster, and infielder Raymel Flores to the desert. The deal was made official today. Wade Miley is a relatively unknown name throughout Major League […]
Via Infield Single
4 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' staff might not be done, even after trade

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks added right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster to their starting rotation when the Wade Miley trade was consummated Friday. But why stop now? The D-backs have discussed top-dollar free agents Max Scherzer and James Shields, general manager Dave Stewart said Friday, although it is not certain how big a push they could make for either. Even after...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Revamped rotation: Red Sox bring in Porcello, Masterson, Miley

  Just like that, the Boston Red Sox have a starting rotation again. One day after acquiring a pair of starters, the Red Sox picked up a third, rebuilding their starting rotation this offseason almost as quickly as they took it apart during the summer. Hours after trading for Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello on Thursday, Boston signed righty Justin Masterson as a free agent. On...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Officially Acquire Wade Miley From Arizona Diamondbacks

Wade Miley is coming to Boston. The Red Sox announced Friday that the club officially acquired the left-handed pitcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster and minor league infielder Raymel Flores. The Sox also traded minor-league righty Myles Smith for pitcher Zeke Spruill in a separate transaction...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign 2, soon a 3d, pitchers for rotation

BOSTON (AP) Just like that, the Boston Red Sox have a starting rotation again. With two deals confirmed this week and a third coming soon, the Red Sox have rebuilt their starting rotation this offseason almost as quickly as they took it apart over during the summer. Hours after trading for Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello, Boston signed righty Justin Masterson as a free agent...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday Links: Is there an ace in the cards for Red Sox?

With the additions of Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson and Wade Miley, the Red Sox undoubtedly solidified the middle and back end of their rotation, but Boston is still in need of an ace. After losing out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes and acquiring three new arms, general manager Ben Cherington admitted that the team is still on the lookout for the allusive top of the rotation starter...
Via Fire Brand AL
5 days ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Displeasure With Sox Rotation Holding

The percentage of FenwayNation readers who are displeased with the current make-up of the Red Sox rotation has held steady in our latest poll. As the chart shows, about three in four readers (74%) still feel Boston's starters are inadequate, while 26% think Rick Porcello, Clay Buchholz, Joe Kelly, Wade Miley, and Justin Masterson are 'OK'. You can still vote HERE.
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Do The Red Sox Have a Ground Ball Fetish?

The Red Sox have tried to erase the painful feelings of their botched Jon Lester negotiations by completing a flurry of pitcher transactions. While that’s unlikely to fool people who still just want Lester back, the pitchers acquired (or reportedly acquired) — Wade Miley, Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson — all have one thing in […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Red Sox Add Three Starters, Move Toward Contention

The Red Sox didn’t spend much time wallowing over the loss of Jon Lester to the Cubs. In less than a day following Lester’s decision to sign with Chicago, Ben Cherington added three starting pitchers to Boston’s roster as the makings of the 2015 club begin to take shape. On Wednesday evening, the Red Sox struck a trade with the Diamondbacks, nabbing left-hander Wade Miley in...
Via Fire Brand AL
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rotation Reset: Did Boston Improve At MLB Winter Meetings?

This embed is invalid" /> Say what you will about the Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation. The mere fact they now have a starting rotation is a step toward finally solving a once-muddled roster situation. The Red Sox left this week’s Major League Baseball winter meetings in San Diego without Jon Lester. Instead, they reportedly acquired the likes...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Cherington, Boston Red Sox Plan To ‘Keep Working’ This Offseason

This embed is invalid" /> The Major League Baseball winter meetings aren’t an end point for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox reportedly added three starting pitchers this week in San Diego, leaving Boston with a rotation comprised of Clay Buchholz, Joe Kelly, Rick Porcello, Wade Miley and Justin Masterson. The moves represent a step in the right direction...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Miley, Who Is Better Than You Think

Everyone knew heading into the offseason that the Red Sox starting rotation was going to need some help, and so the first thing they went and did was sign Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. Those guys are not pitchers, so while it gave the Red Sox perhaps the best lineup in the MLB, they still […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Acquire Starters Porcello, Miley, Masterson

Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington is wheeling and dealing after the team missed out on signing Jon Lester. Boston acquired Wade Miley from the Diamondbacks in exchange for Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, traded Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson, and Gabe Speier to the Detroit Tigers for Rick Porcello, and agreed to terms with free agent pitcher Justin Masterson. Miley, 28, spent...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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