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Buchholz Pitches Complete Game Shutout Against Rays

In Clay Buchholz’s last start he had a complete game shutout going and then it all fell apart in the 9th inning.  Today Buchholz would be in the same situation after 8 strong shutout innings, but then in the 9th he would be able to accomplish what he wasn’t able to 5 days ago.  Clay Buchholz is definitely finishing off the season strong and hopefully giving us all hope that...
Via Fenway West
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Mookie Betts Keeps Standing Out Amid Boston’s Auditions

Clay Buchholz brought the good stuff Sunday. Buchholz, whose season has been marred by inconsistency, tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout in the Boston Red Sox’s 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The right-hander needed just 98 pitches. Sunday’s victory was a nice bounce-back effort for Boston after Saturday’s disappointing loss, in which the Red Sox’s...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clay Buchholz Finishes Job, Spins Very Efficient Gem In Red Sox’s Win

Effective and efficient. Clay Buchholz’s last two outings can be described as such, showing there’s still plenty of promise left in the 30-year-old’s right arm despite a turbulent 2014 season. The difference Sunday was that Buchholz finished the job, spinning a complete-game, three-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. “It’s late in the season...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo debuts in the Gulf Coast League

Rusney Castillo made his debut in MLB-affiliated ball on Sunday afternoon with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox, singling through the left side of the infield in his first of two plate appearances and striking out looking in his second. He attempted a stolen base after that first-inning single but got thrown out on a close play. It was the Cuban defector’s first organized baseball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo Singles In Professional Debut

After a very long layoff, newly minted Red Sox CF Rusney Castillo has played in an actual baseball game. Castillo debuted for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox and singled in his first professional at-bat. He ultimately went 1-2 with a strikeout. He was also caught stealing. Said the $72.5 million-dollar-man, "I feel great. It was a good day. I’ve wanted this day to come for a...
Via FenwayNation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rusney Castillo: Debut With GCL Red Sox ‘Like Riding A Bike’ (Videos)

Rusney Castillo’s much-anticipated ride with the Boston Red Sox is in full swing. Castillo made his professional debut Sunday for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox. He garnered two at-bats while serving as the club’s designated hitter in a playoff game at the Red Sox’s spring training complex in Fort Myers, Fla. The 27-year-old, who recently signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Feat Of Clay: Buchholz Goes Distance In 3-0 Win

(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)Clay Buchholz ended the first half of this season with an 11-0 complete game shutout of the Houston Astros. Today, he repeated that feat—going the distance on a three-hit, 3-0 shutout of Tampa. Buchholz was truly dominant—throwing just 98 pitches while striking out six and walking none. If we can count on this Buchholz in 2015, it significantly eases...
Via FenwayNation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Keeping Same Approach Despite Lineup Promotion (Video)

Mookie Betts is batting second for the first time in Boston Red Sox uniform Sunday. The rookie outfielder has seen his playing time increase since he was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to replace Jackie Bradley Jr. He’s made the most of it, smacking his first career grand slam in an 8-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. With Dustin Pedroia out of the lineup after getting...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Dustin Pedroia’s Injury Hopefully ‘A Short-Term Thing’ (Video)

Dustin Pedroia will miss a rare game due to injury Sunday, but Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is hoping he won’t miss many more. Pedroia was forced to leave Saturday’s contest against the Tampa Bay Rays after getting elbowed in the head by Rays baserunner Logan Forsythe. The Sox second baseman experienced “concussion-like” symptoms after the game, but Farrell said that...
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David Ortiz Benefiting From Yoenis Cespedes: ‘He Makes Everybody Better’

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has been on an absolute tear since the beginning of August. Call it the Yoenis Cespedes effect. Ortiz entered Sunday ranked second in the American League in OPS (1.042) since Aug. 1. He ranked third in slugging percentage (.603), fifth in on-base percentage (.440) and eighth in average (.342). It’s no coincidence that Ortiz’s hot streak has...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 136 Lineup: Red Sox vs. Rays 8/31/14

Here is tonight’s lineup vs. the Rays: Red Sox (59-76) Holt 2B Betts CF Ortiz DH Cespedes LF Napoli 1B Nava RF Middlebrooks 3B Bogaerts SS Vazquez C Buchholz SP Game time is at 1:40pm EST.
Via Fenway West
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Jemile Weeks Added To Red Sox’s Active Roster, Wearing No. 7 With Boston

Saturday’s trade between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles marked a return to the majors for infielder/outfielder Jemile Weeks. Weeks, a first-round pick in 2008 (12th overall), played in only three big league games with the Orioles this season, spending much of the year at Triple-A Norfolk. The 27-year-old has been added to the Red Sox’s active major league roster, though...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia out of Red Sox lineup day after concussion-like symptoms

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the starting lineup one day after leaving a game because of concussionlike symptoms. Brock Holt replaced Pedroia for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Pedroia left Saturday night's 7-0 loss to the Rays in the second inning. He was elbowed in the head by the Rays' Logan Forsythe, who was sliding...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson Appreciative Of Short Learning Experience With Red Sox

August 2014 will be remembered as the month of Kelly Johnson. OK, maybe not. But Johnson, who spent 30 days with the Boston Red Sox before being traded to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, certainly appreciates his short stint with the defending World Series champions. “First of all, Boston, right away you can tell why they win and why they’re always at the top year in and year...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia out of Red Sox lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the starting lineup one day after leaving a game because of concussionlike symptoms. Brock Holt replaced Pedroia for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Pedroia left Saturday night's 7-0 loss to the Rays in the second inning. He was elbowed in the head by the Rays' Logan Forsythe, who was sliding...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Rays Live: Clay Buchholz, Alex Cobb Clash At Tropicana Field

11:45 a.m.: Dustin Pedroia, as you probably expected, is not in the Red Sox’s starting lineup. Pedroia had his bell rung in the second inning of Saturday’s loss. He looked wobbly while walking off the field and, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell, experienced concussion-like symptoms. Brock Holt will play second base in Pedroia’s absence. Mookie Betts, who continues...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Not In Red Sox’s Lineup Vs. Rays After Elbow To Head

It takes a lot to keep Dustin Pedroia out of a baseball game, but Saturday’s incident sure was enough. The Boston Red Sox second baseman was forced to leave Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays after taking a hard elbow to the head from baserunner Logan Forsythe. Pedroia experienced concussion-like symptoms after the game, and as expected, he’s not in the lineup for the...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Dustin Pedroia likely out a week with concussion symptoms

Dustin Pedroia exited last night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after taking an forearm to the head while attempting to tag out Logan Forsythe. With the seriousness of head injuries, Pedroia is expected to miss at least a week of time.  Over the past decade players like Corey Koskie and Justin Morneau has missed plenty of time due to head injuries, Kosikie's injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia exits Saturday’s game with a head injury

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Saturday’s game in the second inning with a head injury. He suffered the injury attempting to apply a tag to Logan Forsythe, who was advancing from first base to second base on Ryan Hanigan‘s deep fly ball to center field, which allowed James Loney to score. Forsythe slid head-first and lifted up his right arm to avoid Pedroia’s glove...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Farrell: Pedroia has concussion-like symptoms

Chris Meara/AP PhotoConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterAccording to manager John Farrell, Dustin Pedroia showed some concussion symptoms after getting hit by Logan Forsythe in the 2nd inning of last night's game. While Farrell says he's improved as the night's gone on, it was still a scary moment for Red Sox players and fans alike, and it helps explain...
Via RedSoxLife
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia leaves game after taking elbow to head (VIDEO)

In the second inning of Saturday night's Red Sox-Rays game, Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia took a Logan Forsythe elbow to the head on a tag play.Pedroia had to leave the game as a precaution.At first, considering the Rays-Sox recent skirmishes, it looks like Forsythe was swinging his arm intentionally towards Pedroia's head:But calmer heads prevailed and, as you can...
Via The Other Paper
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Boston Could Use Six-Man Starting Rotation In September

It’s hard to imagine a more nauseating outcome. The Boston Red Sox suffered a 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field. The offense produced only one hit, Allen Webster struggled and Dustin Pedroia left with concussion-like symptoms. Talk about a disaster. The Red Sox entered the contest having won three of their previous four games following an eight-game...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire INF/OF Jemile Weeks and INF Ivan De Jesus Jr. from Baltimore

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today acquired infielder/outfielder Jemile Weeks and minor league infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson and minor league third baseman Michael Almanzar. Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington made the announcement. Weeks, 27, appeared in only three games for Orioles...
Via Sox and Dawgs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Orioles Complete Four-Player Trade Involving Kelly Johnson

The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles completed a four-player trade Saturday. The Red Sox acquired infielder/outfielder Jemile Weeks and minor league infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. from the Orioles in exchange for infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson and minor league third baseman Michael Almanzar. Weeks, a first-round pick (12th overall) in 2008, once was a highly regarded prospect...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore gets Johnson in trade with Boston

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have acquired infielder Kelly Johnson in a trade with the Boston Red Sox. The AL East-leading Orioles also received minor league infielder Michael Almanzar from Boston in exchange for minor league infielders Jemile Weeks and Ivan De Jesus. The addition of Johnson provides some infield depth for Baltimore in the wake of Manny Machado's season...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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