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Lou Lucier, oldest former Red Sox player, dies at 96

  Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Boston Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96. The team says Lucier had a stroke earlier this month and died on Saturday. A right-handed pitcher, Lucier played parts of three major league seasons during World War II with the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. In all, he was 3-5 with a 3.81 ERA in 33 games. A native of Northbridge...
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Red Sox Beat w/ Brian Danuff; World Series Preview | Chili Davis | Yoenis Cespedes | Red Sox Talk | Powered by CLNS Radio

The Boys are back talking World Series and of course your Boston Red Sox!
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Red Sox may be ready to move Yoenis Cespedes

One of the biggest coups of the 2014 Major League Baseball season was the Boston Red Sox landing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland A’s in exchange for a few months of Jon Lester. Cespedes finished the season with 22 home runs and 100 RBIs, while Lester was decent for the A’s and will now hit free agency. Meanwhile, Cespedes has a year left on his contract. That...
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Boston Red Sox’s Young Pitchers: Projecting Players’ Roles For 2015

The Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation conundrum is multilayered. While the Red Sox need to acquire pitching help this offseason, the organization still has a surplus of young hurlers who could make an impact at the major league level, creating an interesting situation as general manager Ben Cherington prepares to wheel and deal. The Red Sox’s hope upon trading Jon Lester, John...
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David Ortiz will be joining Fox for World Series

Photo from NESN.comConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterWe know David Ortiz can play in October, but now Sox fans can watch David Ortiz as a guest analyst for the Fall Classic. According to NESN, Fox will be adding Big Papi to their pregame and postgame coverage for the 1st 2 games of World Series, which starts tomorrow.According to NESN, Ortiz will be joining Nick...
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Lou Lucier, Oldest Red Sox Alum, Dies At 96

Lou Lusier (1918-2014)He was a pitcher for the Red Sox during the World Ward II years. He was a local kid from Northbridge, Mass. He pitched 79.1 innings for Boston over a two-year span—going 3-4 with a 3.97 ERA. Until he passed away on Saturday at age 96, Lou Lusier was the oldest living Red Sox alum. His passing moves the legendary Bobby Doerr into that spot. Lou stayed active—even...
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Lou Lucier, Oldest Surviving Red Sox Player, Passes Away At Age 96

The Boston Red Sox lost a special member of their family over the weekend. Lou Lucier, who suffered a stroke earlier this month, died Saturday, according to the team. Lucier, at 96 years, six months and 25 days old, was the oldest surviving Red Sox player. Lucier played parts of three seasons in the majors. The right-handed pitcher went 3-4 with a 3.97 ERA in 79 1/3 innings spanning...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 teams that should call the Red Sox about Yoenis Cespedes

Could the Red Sox attempt to trade Yoenis Cespedes during the offseason? After getting him in exchange for Jon Lester, Boston would seemingly prefer to keep him as a right-handed complement to David Ortiz in the middle of its lineup. Cespedes could also provide good range and a strong arm in right field for the Red Sox. However, according to the Boston Globe‘s Nick Cafardo, there...
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Red Sox Rumors: Team not close to a deal with Koji Uehara

The Boston Red Sox are busy preparing for next season through talks with their own players and deciding who the team might pursue in the market when the 2014 season comes to a close. One question is whether they will be able to keep right-handed closer Koji Uehara.#456108916 / gettyimages.comThe Red Sox have engaged in talks with Uehara, but neither side appears close to a deal according...
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Oldest former Red Sox player Lou Lucier dies at 96

BOSTON (AP) Lou Lucier, who was the oldest surviving former Boston Red Sox player, has died at the age of 96. The team says Lucier (LOO'-cee-ur) had a stroke earlier this month and died on Saturday. A right-handed pitcher, Lucier played parts of three major league seasons during World War II with the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. In all, he was 3-5 with a 3.81 ERA in 33...
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Dustin Pedroia: Giants Second Baseman Joe Panik ‘A Winning Player’

Dustin Pedroia is impressed. The Boston Red Sox second baseman has been keeping tabs on the Major League Baseball postseason while recovering from thumb/wrist surgery at his California home. San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik has caught Pedroia’s eye. “He’s a winning player,” Pedroia recently told The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. “He’s young. He’s going...
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Yoenis Switches Agents, Now Has Shawn Carter

Shawn Corey CarterIf you were thinking that the Boston stay of Yoenis Cespedes might be short—you now have more reason to feel that way. Cespedes announced on Monday that he is switching agents from Adam Katz of WMG to Shawn Corey Carter (otherwise known as 'Jay-Z') of Roc Nation Sports. The highly-annoying Carter got Robinson Cano his 10-year, $240 million contract with...
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Red Sox have had “preliminary talks” with free agent Koji Uehara

Koji Uehara struggled down the stretch and was shut down by the Red Sox for much of September, but Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the team has had “preliminary talks” about re-signing the free agent reliever. After being un-hittable for nearly two seasons Uehara went through a stretch of allowing 10 runs in six games, but then he finished the year with three straight...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

(Updated) Red Sox Likely Trading Yoenis Cespedes

Updated at 1:00 PM MLBTR reports that  Yoenis Cespedes has switched agencies and is now being represented by Roc Nation Sports.  Cespedes had previously been represented by Adam Katz of WMG. As I said, there’s little chance that Cespedes signs an extension with any team and rest assured he’ll be a free agent after the 2015 season. Original Post 10:00 AM Nick Cafardo of the...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s 2004 ALCS Comeback Vs. Yankees Amazing 10 Years Later (Video)

Oct. 20, 2004. Ask any Boston Red Sox fan what he or she was doing that evening. You’ll likely be treated to a detailed account, though words still don’t do the occasion any justice. The Red Sox’s successful run, in which they won three World Series titles in 10 years, can be traced back to four days in October of 2004. Boston, of course, rallied from a 3-0 series deficit in...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Should Sox Offer Cespedes In A Trade?

The Cespedes Trade QuandryShould the Red Sox offer Yoenis Cespedes in trades? YesNo  Current Results
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox May Be Looking To Deal Cespedes

(AP Photo)Multiple reports suggest that the Red Sox may be looking to trade just-acquired OF Yoenis Cespdes. The slugger with the amazing arm just turned 29 and is owed $10.5 million in 2015—the final year of his contract. Cespedes was picked up in the Jon Lester deal and has sent out mixed signals about his desire to stay in Boston. Clearly, he could be the centerpiece of multiple...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chili Davis Is The New Red Sox Hitting Coach

(USA TODAY Sports)Multiple sources now report that the former long-shot candidate Chili Davis has—in fact—been named as the new Red Sox hitting coach. The team passed over a bunch of other candidates—including Bill Mueller, Rich Gedman, Kevin Long and Dave Magadan. Since 2012, Davis has been hitting coach for the Oakland A's. Previously, he was the hitting coach for Boston...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hire Chili Davis

This man is coming to save our offense. The Red Sox and A’s continued their longstanding bromance/resource-sharing/trading/philosophy mirroring history when they hired Chili Davis as their new hitting coach. This, following the Red Sox famed wooing of Billy Beane, trading for Yoenis Cespedes, seeing former Red Sox farmhands win division after division there in Oakland, and watching...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Yoenis Cespedes could be made available

One of the most shocking moves at the trading deadline was the Boston Red Sox acquisition of Yoneis Cespedes. Usually when teams add a veteran they are doing it to contend, but the Red Sox traded away start pitcher Jon Lester to get their own star in Cespedes.  While Cespedes power bat appears to be the perfect for Fenway Park, Nick Carfardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

"Why not us?" 10th Anniversary of the 2004 ALCS. Game 6.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Solomon StrohmeyerOctober 19th, 2004. The Red Sox were facing the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, fighting for their lives at the ALCS. The pitching matchup was Curt Schilling for the Red Sox vs. Jon Lieber for the Yankees. Curt Schilling had sustained a torn tendon shealth in his right ankle during the ALDS, but it was completely ineffective...
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Reports: Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis As New Hitting Coach

The Boston Red Sox are hoping to improve their offensive output after a disappointing 2014 season, and they’re bringing in a new hitting coach to do it. According to multiple sources, the Red Sox have hired former MLB outfielder Chili Davis as their new hitting coach, replacing the void left by Greg Colbrunn, who elected not to return to the club after two seasons as the team’s...
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Boston Red Sox: 5 burning questions this offseason

A year after winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox took a gigantic step backwards in 2014, finishing in the cellar of the American League East. The Sox wound up outside the top ten in the American League in both hitting and pitching and face several key decisions to make over the summer if they hope to return to playing baseball in October. Will Jon Lester be back? When a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chili Davis Reaches Agreement To Be Red Sox Hitting Coach

Former Oakland Athletics and Pawtucket Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox to be their new head coach, as Greg Colbrunn decided not to return to the position. 
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Reports: Red Sox agree to terms with Chili Davis to become hitting coach

Photo from thescore.comConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterAccording to multiple reports, the Red Sox have agreed to terms with Oakland Athletics hitting coach Chili Davis. Davis spent time as the hitting coach for the Pawtucket Red Sox before going to the Athletics for 3 years. The Athletics finished 4th in runs (4.5 a game, according to ESPN), but the offense was...
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