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How Red Sox’s 2013 World Series Championship Banner Was Made (Video)

Boston Red Sox fans have been lucky enough to see three World Series championship banners unfurled on the Green Monster over the past decade. Now fans can see how much work goes into making such a massive banner, as well as all the hard work the Fenway Park grounds crew puts into making the field ready for play after winter. Hopefully the process has become quicker with all the repeated...
Via NESN.com
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Xander Bogaerts deletes twitter account after posting photo of woman in thong

After posting a photo of a woman in a thong, Xander Bogaerts has deleted his twitter account. One can only assume that Bogaerts meant to send the photo as a direct message but sent it out publicly. Xander Bogaerts had an interesting post-game tweet last night http://t.co/mseu0PZuYU pic.twitter.com/zCq9swBiGY — John Feitelberg (@JFeitelberg) April 17, 2014 It really should not...
Via Tireball.com
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David Ortiz Sits; Brock Holt Makes First Start For Red Sox vs. Orioles

David Ortiz will watch from the dugout for just the second time this season when the Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Friday night. Ortiz has started in 15 of 16 games for the Red Sox this season and has played in all 16, having entered the game as a pinch-hitter in Boston’s April 5 contest against the Milwaukee Brewers. On the other end of the spectrum...
Via NESN.com
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Afternoon Red Sox Delight – 4/18

After going 3-4 on their road trip, the Boston Red Sox return home for a seven-game home stanza, all against AL East foes. Tonight, they’ll kick it off with the first game of a four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN+ in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Orioles market...
Via Sox and Dawgs
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Red Sox News: Boston designates Ryan Roberts for assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated utility-man Ryan Roberts for assignment, according to WEEI's Alex Speier. Ryan Roberts designated— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) April 18, 2014 Roberts signed with Boston 10 days ago to help support a roster with multiple early injuries. He appeared in just eight games picking up just two hits in 19 at-bats. Roberts was released by the Chicago...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

My Bold Prediction for the Red Sox-Orioles Series

A 3-4 road trip isn’t what most defending world champs would aspire to, but last night’s 3-1 win over the White Sox gives me a positive outlook for the upcoming Baltimore series at Fenway. For one thing, Jon Lester was dealing. And when Lester deals you just get the f$%k out the way and let the gentleman do his thing. He took a perfect game into the sixth inning and even though...
Via Surviving Grady
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The Boston Red Sox Slow Start Panics Fan Base

David Ortiz’s struggles frustrate the Boston fan base – Mandatory Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images As of Thursday, April 17th the defending World Champion Boston Red Sox sit in last place in the American League East. A scant 15 games into the season and with only 147 games to right the campaign, New England’s fan base is rapidly striking the panic button. A six win and...
Via The Sports Journal
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Bogaerts Refreshing Integrity

(AP photo)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer In this day and age where every sport hero we idolize seems to have this inherent built in ability to deny everything they do wrong, it is refreshing to see one take responsibility for his actions.This is what the 21 year old shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, Xander Bogaerts did yesterday after a provocative tweet appeared on his timeline...
Via RedSoxLife
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Gabe Kapler: ‘There Is Nowhere On Earth Like Boston For A Player’

Gabe Kapler was one of nine players on the field when the Boston Red Sox won their monumental 2004 World Series championship. Naturally, the former major league outfielder continues to feel bonded to Boston. In a recent FOXSports.com article, Kapler described his connection to the city, writing, “There is nowhere on Earth like Boston for a player.” “I learned after spending...
Via NESN.com
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Dustin Pedroia Gets The Latest Red Sox Bobblehead Treatment (Photo)

The bearded bobbleheads are back! After giving each fan in attendance a free David Ortiz bobblehead during an April 7 home game against the Texas Rangers, the Boston Red Sox will roll out their latest version during their seven-game homestand, which starts on Friday against the Baltimore Orioles. We're home. 7 game homestand starts tonight! Get this sweet @15Lasershow bobblehead...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hanrahan 'Fit And Healthy' In Showcase Session

(MATT SLOCUM/AP)Around twenty MLB clubs—including the Red Sox—were in Tampa yesterday to watch former Boston reliever Joel Hanrahan "showcase" his recovery from Tommy John surgery. Multiple reports suggest that the "fit and healthy" Hanrahan consistently hit 87-93 on radar guns—a pretty good range for a pitcher just eleven months out from the knife. Among...
Via FenwayNation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Joel Hanrahan talking to multiple teams about a contract

Before he threw at his showcase, it was expected that right-handed pitcher Joel Hanrahan would impress scouts. Word from scouts is that Hanrahan looked fit and healthy. 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, he was throwing pitches at 87-93 mph.Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that close to 20 teams watched Hanrahan and there are already multiple teams talking to him about a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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POLL Update: Six In Ten Still Want To Cut Carp

Updated voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows a continued—though significantly lessened—preference for dropping Mike Carp when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their overcrowded outfield—upon Shane Victorino's return from the DL. As the table shows, 61% now say Carp should be the one to go (down from 84% in the initial reading), while Jonny Gomes is the second...
Via FenwayNation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox injury notes: Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino

The Boston Red Sox have struggled offensively so far this season, but they received a boost last night with the return of Mike Napoli to the lineup. The first baseman dislocated his left ring finger on Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox. Outfielder Shane Victorino should be back soon, as well.    Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston was on the report yesterday, detailing that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Red Sox Get 'Battery Charging' In 3-1 Win

(AP Photo/Paul Beaty)Basically, it was the battery that won this one: Jon Lester and his eight brilliant innings and David Ross and his 9th-inning opposite field RBI double. Boston had gotten just one hit going into the final frame (Xander Bogaerts' first 2014 HR), then Ross got his key hit (after one-out singles by Mike Carp and Mike Napoli). Then, Jonathan Herrera got an RBI...
Via FenwayNation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Indians scouting veteran closer Hanrahan

The Indians were one of nearly 20 teams that were on-hand to watch free-agent right-hander Joel Hanrahan's showcase at the University of Tampa on Thursday, according to multiple reports. The All-Star closer is 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, but scouts attending the showcase said Hanrahan looks to be ahead of schedule, already throwing 87-93 MPH. The Indians will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton Robs David Ortiz Of Home Run In White Sox-Red Sox Game (Video)

Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton clearly realized runs would be at a premium with Jon Lester and Chris Sale squaring off. Eaton robbed David Ortiz of a home run in the first inning of Thursday’s Red Sox-White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field. Ortiz acknowledged Eaton’s tremendous leaping grab by applauding the center fielder’s effort upon rounding first base. The...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Joel Hanrahan Drawing Interest From Number of Teams

Free agent relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan worked out for several teams at the University of Tampa on Thursday. He was reportedly tracked at 87-93 MPH during his workout.The two-time All-Star is coming off of Tommy John surgery in 2012.According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the New York Yankees, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, and Cleveland Indians...
Via The MLB Nation
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Koji Uehara Fittingly Available For Red Sox On National High Five Day

Koji Uehara’s return to the Boston Red Sox couldn’t come at a more fitting time. Uehara, who hasn’t pitched since April 9 because of shoulder tightness, is available for Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The energetic closer didn’t complete his recovery a minute too soon, either, as...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capuano lights out performance

One of the Red Sox newest players, Chris Capuano has had a great start thus far in the Boston uniform. Capuano is known as the former full-time starter, who has been pitching mostly in relief in the past season. He can still start if needed, which gives the Red Sox…
Via CLNS Radio
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Shane Victorino to begin rehab assignment Saturday

Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino will head out on his minor-league rehab assignment Saturday, likely with Triple-A Pawtucket, the Red Sox told reporters (Scott Lauber) Thursday. Rehab assignments are permitted to last up to 30 days, but the club has told reporters that Victorino might return to the Red Sox next Thursday. Victorino has been on the disabled list since the beginning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson should be back Tuesday to face the Red Sox

The Yankees should have their closer back just in time to face the Red Sox at Fenway. David Robertson hasn't had any setbacks and the plan is to have him on the mound for the Yankees when New York faces off against Boston on Tuesday night: Robertson threw 25 pitches off a bullpen mound today and reported no problems. He now plans to play in a minor league game on...
Via YanksinExile.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FN POLL: Majority Still Call For Carp To Be Cut

The latest round of voting in our  FenwayNation Poll shows a somewhat reduced, but still overwhelming, preference for letting Mike Carp go when the Red Sox need to cut someone from their soon-to-be six-man outfield. As the table shows, 68% now say Carp should be the one to go, while 14% now name Jackie Bradley, Jr. as the next preferred candidate to be cut. Eight percent each think...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Deletes TWITTER Account

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has deleted his official TWITTER account after reportedly posting a photo of a "scantily-clad" woman. Multiple sources are reporting that the posting occurred shortly after the Red Sox won a long game (five hours plus) in Chicago early this morning. The 21-year old Aruban quickly deleted the photo, but apparently "higher-ups"...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Celebrates With Half-Naked Girl Tweet, Deletes Account

If you ever wondered how Boston Red Sox rookie shortstop Xander Bogaerts celebrated a win, look no further than this half-naked girl in a tweet.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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