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The trophy makes it to NYC - the Nation rejoices

Jim MonaghanContributing writer"The state of the Nation is good!" proclaimed Red Sox Nation New York State Governor Chris Wertz to a packed room of Red Sox fans at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday November 21.Executive Vice President & Senior Advisor to the President/CEO Dr. Charles Steinberg brought the trophy to a gathering of the BLOHARDS (Benevolent...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Peter Gammons compares Alex Rodriguez to Boston marathon bombers

The Guru Contributing Writer (ESPN/AP) Red Sox Nation is certainly no fan of New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, but one media member went a little too far when speaking of A-Rod's beef with Major League Baseball over his 211-game suspension for allegedly using performance-enhancing drugs. Baseball Hall of Famer, former Boston Globe baseball scribe and current MLB Network analyst...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘beard ball’ for sale

The Guru Contributing Writer Want to own a piece of Boston Red Sox World Series history? No, it’s not a jersey or a bat, it’s a ball. A beard ball in fact. Gillette announced Thursday that it would auction off two hair balls. The trimmings are the remnants from World Series MVP David Ortiz and Sox outfielder Shane Victorino. The beard ball comes in a classy case along with...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: MLB releases it's 2013 World Series Film trailer

Scott Levesque (@scottlevesque)Online Content EditorToday, MLB released their 2013 World Series Film teaser for all of Red Sox Nation to drool over until they decide to release the full length version.So, until it's available for your wife to buy as a holiday stocking stuffer, you're going to have to settle for this instead.Sorry guys, I don't make the rules. I just...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Snyder says he resigned with Red Sox

Ryan MacLeod (Ryanmacleod15) Contributing Writer Brandon Snyder went to twitter to announce that he signed a 1 year deal with the Boston Red Sox. Two weeks ago Snyder was outrighted off the Red Sox 40 man roster and he elected to try free agency. The deal specifics have not yet been announced but it is expected that it is a Minor League Contract. Snyder first signed with the Red...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino's grand slam ball for sale

Sam GalanisContributing WriterPhoto courtesy of SCP AuctionsShane Victorino’s Game 6 grand slam of the 2013 ALCS went down in Red Sox history the moment the ball came off of his bat. And now, you can own a piece of that history.The grand slam ball is available on SCP Auctions' website. Considering SCP has started the bidding at $5000, it’s not surprising that someone would...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Seeking to Renew Contract with Red Sox....Again.

Howard Simmons/NewsCarina Enright ( @carinaavilaa )Contributing Writer38-year-old David Ortiz, who has one year remaining on the contract he signed last offseason, has said he hopes to renew his contract for beyond 2014.This announcement came during during a press confrence Wednesday in the Dominican Republic, where he also said that he wishes to play baseball for as long...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pedey wins Heart & Hustle award

Photo courtesy of CBS SportsConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterDustin Pedroia won the Heart & Hustle Award for the first time after being nominated each of the past 4 years, according to MLB.com. If you're unaware, the Heart & Hustle award is award by former players to players who "demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez blows up on WFAN, gives Bud Selig a verbal middle finger

Photo via CNN.comScott Levesque (@scottlevesque)Online Content EditorI'm not going to intro this video with an incoherent ramble about the absurdities that are Alex Rodriguez. As much as it pains me, I'm going to refrain from doing so.However, I will say this about the following video: It's the perfect visualization of why Alex Rodriguez is where he's at.(Get ready...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers trade Prince Fielder to Texas; good news for Napoli fans

The Guru Contributing Writer (Elise Amendola / Associated Press) The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers have reportedly agreed to a deal sending slugging first baseman Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler. According to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman, the trade would be complete pending physicals for both players. Fielder does have Texas on his “no-trade”...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The replacements: If Ellsbury is out, who should be in?

Sam Galanis Contributing Writer As the Red Sox’s chances of getting Jacoby Ellsbury back get slimmer, their need to pick up a new outfield star gets more desperate. If Ellsbury chooses not to return to the Sox, he’ll be hard to replace. Luckily there are still some free agents left who could get the job done. Rajai Davis Davis had a mediocre season as far as hitting goes, with...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cano, don'tcha know? He should ship up to Boston

Surely Dustin Pedroia (left) andRobinson Cano can get alongside wellon the Red Sox infield. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images). Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterThere is a buzz surrounding this season’s Hot Stove. The “hot question” everyone is asking themselves is, “Will someone sign Robinson Cano to a $300-plus million deal?”That answer is likely, “No.” But there is...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox add three prospects to 40-man roster

The GuruContributing Writer(Darrell Snow /Greenville Driv)The Boston Red Sox made some moves Wednesday, just nothing major. The Sox added three of their best prospects to the 40-man roster.Third baseman Garin Cecchini, outfielder Bryce Brentz and starting pitcher Anthony Ranaudo were all added to the 40-man. The move protects the players from being eligible in the Rule 5 Draft next...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Agency Tour: Brian McCann

Photo Courtesy of NESNConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterBrian McCann will take a tour and visit 6 teams in 2 weeks, including the Red Sox, according to Buster Olney. Per Olney's Twitter account, McCann will visit the New York Yankees and Texas among other teams in the next 2 weeks. Brian McCann expected to start visiting teams he's talking with in the next...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

RSL Poll: Should the Sox sign Beltran?

The GuruContributing WriterMultiple sources have the Boston Red Sox doing some serious tire kicking on free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.Beltran is coming off a 2013 season in which he batted .296/.339/.491 (128 OPS+) with 24 homers and 30 doubles. If the Sox lose Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Victorino could shift to center with Beltran manning right.Beltran is reportedly seeking a...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

A-rod leaves his own grievance hearing

Photo Courtesy of ABC NewsConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterPer ESPN New York, Alex Rodriguez "stormed" out of his grievance hearing after arbitrator Frederic Horowitz said commissioner Bud Selig did not have to testify in front of A-Rod's attorneys. He slammed his hand on the table and cursed at COO Rob Manfred, saying "You know you're full...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Would Carlos Beltran Be a Good Fit for the Red Sox?

Carina Enright (@carinaavilaa) Contributing Writer When you hear the name Carlos Beltran what comes to mind? American League Rookie of the Year back in 1999,  winner of 3 Golden Glove awards 2 Silver Sluggers, and a proud member of the 30-30 Club. A man who earned the nickname of “Señor Octubre” until Papi very obviously stole that from him would clearly be a good fit for...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lackey, Peavy, and Dempster on the trading block

Photo from the Boston HeraldConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterAccording to MLB Trade Rumors, the Red Sox are putting John Lackey, Jake Peavy, and Ryan Dempster on the block. Why? Well, they are in the market for a setup guy in front of Koji Uehara and they are exploring trading those three as a way to bolster their bullpen.The 7th and 8th innings were a weak spot in...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran, Red Sox Having "Serious Dialogue"

Another week of Beltran rumors has been bestowed upon us. According to Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald, our beloved Red Sox are having "serious dialogue" about a contract with Beltran. We've seen the Gammons tweet suggesting he may just be playing teams against one another in order to get a larger contract offer. We’ve also heard the rumors that the Red Sox are...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran playing the Red Sox, and other teams, against one another

Why this photo? Because why not!!??Scott Levesque (@scottlevesque)Online Content EditorOur good friend and MLB insider Peter Gammons tweeted a very interesting quote from one of Carlos Beltran's "friends." The quote suggested that Beltran has been playing teams (and himself) into a high profile contract.Currently, the Red Sox, Orioles and Yankees are all vying for...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Talking to Corey Hart

Photo courtesy of Over the MonsterConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterAccording to Over the Monster via Jim Bowden (see tweet below), Corey Hart's agent says the Red Sox have shown interest in Hart, as well as the Tampa Bay Rays, Colorado Rockies, and the Milwaukee Brewers.Hart had a knee injuries in both knees that cost him the entirety of 2013, so he would supposedly...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pedroia's thumb surgery a success, will be ready for the regular season

Sam Galanis Contributing Writer Red Sox fans can breathe a sigh of relief because Dustin Pedroia won’t be missing any regular season play in 2014. AP Photo/Matt Slocum Pedroia, who tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his thumb sliding into first base on opening day, got surgery in Arizona last Wednesday. It was a possibility that during surgery he would need a graft that...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Three holes in the Red Sox lineup at the Hot Stove

Will the Red Sox re-sign Mike Napolito fill the hole at first base and in the middle of the order?Ben WhiteheadContributing WriterThe Hot Stove is warming up and free agents are beginning to make their moves. With that said, here is a look at the three holes in the Red Sox lineup that need to be filled this offseason:1) Leadoff (Jacoby Ellsbury’s spot) – Assuming the Sox are...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Schilling believes Sox won't extend Lester's contract

Photo from Full CountConor Frederick (@ConorJF1016)Contributing WriterYep, Curt Schilling went on Dennis & Callahan to say, among other things, that the Red Sox will not give Jon Lester a 6+ year contract when he hits free agency next off season. Why? Well, Curt Shilling said that most teams don't give large contracts to home grown guys, with the exception of Clayton Kershaw...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox ticket prices climbing higher under new pricing system

Sam Galanis Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of that one time Igot home plate grandstand ticketsfor $69 each during Opening Week. Those were the days. If you’ve ever shelled out $100 or more for a single bleacher seat at a Red Sox-Yankees game, then you know the struggle that is finding reasonably-priced Sox tickets. Unfortunately, that struggle is only going to get worse...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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