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Andrew Miller Expects No Foot Follies

(USATSI)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer It was not a pretty sight when Andrew Miller staggered off the mound to back up home plate against the Angles last season. He was on the ground, grimacing, and obviously in pain. A broken bone in his left foot was the verdict and the end of his season.That magical season. He took it well, never left the team for the rest of the season...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Eleventh Day of Soxmas: Big Papi rallies city

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.The eleventh day of Soxmas: April 20 - Ortiz rallies cityFollowing the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Red Sox...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tenth Day of Soxmas: Don't Worry 'Bout a Thing...

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.The tenth day of Soxmas: Oct. 19 - Don't worry 'bout a thingAs exciting as the World Series was, the...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis on his way to Japan

Photo from ESPNConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterThe Greek God of Walks is will be plying his trade in Japan with the Rakuten Golden Eagles next year, MLB Trade Rumors is reporting via Patrick Newman (tweet below). According to MLB Trade Rumors, Youk wanted to play on the West Coast to remain close to his family, but his wife and children agreed to go to Japan with...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Football at Fenway coming in 2015

(Photo courtesy of College Candy)Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterFenway Sports Group, ownership group of the Boston Red Sox, announced today in conjunction with the University of Notre Dame that the Fighting Irish football team will host its annual Shamrock Series in 2015 at Fenway Park in Boston. The Irish will play Boston College and renew the “Holy War” rivalry held between...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

5 Awesome World Celebration Videos

In addition to our "Twelve Days of Soxmas" series, we here at Red Sox Life will count down the best World Series celebration videos today. I scoured Youtube to bring you 5 of the best videos in no particular order.Fans celebrate in the streets. Fans go crazy right after the Sox clinch. Red Sox players placed the trophy on the finish line. One of my personal favorite moments...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Ninth Day of Soxmas: Big Papi and the bullpen cop

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.The ninth day of Soxmas: Oct. 13 - Big Papi and the bullpen copThe Red Sox trailed 5-1 with two outs in the...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Introducing the minor league coaching staff

Photo from Bill Sports MapsConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterThe Red Sox minor league coaching staff has a whole new coaching staff, and we here at Red Sox Life thought it might a good idea to introduce to them. SOURCE: Boston HeraldPawtucket Red Sox: Kevin Boles will take tha Pawtucket manager job. He managed the Portland Sea Dogs last year and was promoted recently...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Protective headgear for pitchers in 2014

Ryan MacLeod (Ryanmacleod15)Contributing WriterIn a recent news story released first by Fox Sports, pitchers will be given the option to wear protective headgear when on the mound in the 2014 season. Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy informed "The Buzz" podcast to discuss the idea of protective headgear on pitchers. McCarthy suffered a serious head injury in 2012 when...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Eighth Day of Soxmas: Big Papi speech inspires team

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.The eighth day of Soxmas: Big Papi speech inspires team.Locked in a 1-1 tie during Game 4 of the World Series...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees put another former Sock in pinstripes, sign Matt Thornton

Sam GalanisContributing WriterAdd one more man to the list of players the Yankees have picked up once the Red Sox were done with them. A mere two weeks after picking up Jacoby Ellsbury when Sox management couldn’t agree to the terms he was looking for, Matt Thornton has signed a 2-year/$7 million deal to head to the Bronx in 2014.Of course, Thornton only spent half a season with...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Yankees will be looking up at the Red Sox...again!

With three World Series championships since 2004,the Red Sox are wondering, "Who are the Yankees?"(Photo courtesy of Getty Images)Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterIt’s always fun to rattle the cages of Yankee fans. It’s even more fun to do so with a World Series title in hand and with three in the last decade.For you Yankee fans who love to count the number of rings...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking News - Sox acquire Jonathan Herrera

Jim MonaghanContributing writerMultiple sources are confirming the Red Sox have acquired infield Jonathan Herrera from the Colorado Rockies for Franklin Morales and prospect Chris Martin.Herrera played 2nd, 3rd, shortstop and left field for the Rockies in 2013. He hit .292/.336/.364 with 1 home run and 16 RBI's in 81 games for the Rockies in 2013.Barring a surprise move,...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

3 Reasons Jackie Bradley Jr. is the right choice in CF

Photo from CBS BostonThe future is now, apparently. Unless the Red Sox surprise us and make a move for a center fielder, Jackie Bradley Jr. will be the center fielder for the Red Sox next year. That is going to be a good thing, though. Here are my 3 reasons that this is a better move than bringing in someone else.1. The sky's the limit with this kid. JBJ's potential is limitless...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox All Aboard the Yellow Submarine

Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated PressEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer I don't think I want to be the play-by-play announcer for the Red Sox when they go to the bullpen for Shunsuke Watanabe.It might not happen right away, but it could be soon.Shunsuke Watanabe, a 37 year old right handed starting pitcher, was signed yesterday to a minor league deal and will report to Red Sox...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Seventh Day of Soxmas - The Obstruction Call

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.You could argue that the controversial obstruction play that ended Game 3 of the World Series wasn't one...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

A-Rod supposedly working on deal for tell-all book

Sam GalanisContributing WriterIt seems as though Alex Rodriguez will do just about anything for money and attention nowadays. His next venture? A multimillion dollar deal on a tell-all book supposedly revealing everything the MLB did to his career.AP Photo/Seth WenigSources told the New York Post’s Page Six that top publishers are trying to get the story, including HarperCollins...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Red Sox to watch out for in 2014

Will Felix Doubront have a bust outseason in 2014? The Sox hope so.Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterHold on, Red Sox Nation. I know there’s snow on the ground all over New England, but Spring Training is just around the corner. The Red Sox first official workout for pitchers and catchers is exactly two months from today (Feb. 17).With that said, let’s take a look at three players...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

RSL Poll: Boo or Cheer Jacoby?

Conor Frederick (@ConorJF10160Contributing WriterApril 22-24 is one series that Red Sox Nation will have circled on their calender. That's the first time Jacoby Ellsbury returns to Fenway in his new uniform - a Yankees uniform. So, our question to you Red Sox Lifers is this: What will you do when he returns to Fenway, boo or cheer?On one side, you have the fact that he was a...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cuz Every Little Thumbs Gonna Be Alright

Eric D. SchabellContributing Writer Shane Victorino, Red Sox right fielder, underwent thumb surgery yesterday.Officially it is labeled nerve release surgery and he is expected to be ready to join Spring Training on schedule. He posted a nice shot on Twitter of his hand in bandages, but the smile is big and bright as always.His thumb issues limited him towards the end of the postseason...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sixth Day of Soxmas: Worst to First

(Danbury Mint)It does not matter whether you have been naughty or nice, all the boys and girls of Red Sox Nation received the greatest gift of all when the Olde Town Team brought home the 2013 World Series.We here at Red Sox Life are reliving all that was one magical season.One year removed from a 69 win season, the Red Sox clinched the American League East on Sept. 20 with a 6-3...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Three reasons (plus 1) to extend Jon Lester right now

Jim MonaghanContributing writerPhoto courtesy of Boston.comAmong the items on Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington's plate this off-season is the matter of what to do with Jon Lester, whose contract expires after the 2014 season. Here are three reasons (plus 1) why Boston needs to extend him...NOW!1 - He's left-handed. OK, so that's not exactly an earth-shattering...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Agree/Disagree: Big Papi the Face of MLB?

Is David Ortiz the Face of Major League Baseball today?(Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports)Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterAn uproar occurred on the Twitterverse Sunday evening when Peyton Manning was announced as Sports Illustrated's "Sportsman of the Year" for 2013. Those who cover, follow or are just general fans of baseball were flabbergasted that someone not named...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Iglesias will get a World Series ring

Photo by Matt WestConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterNo, that was not a misprint. Jose Iglesias, who was traded to the Detriot Tigers, was on the order list when the Red Sox placed the order for the World Series rings, the Boston Herald reports. Iglesias hit .330 for the Red Sox in 63 game, according to the Herald. Then, he was shipped off to the Tigers in the deal...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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