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Clay Buchholz is Back with the Boston Red Sox
June 25th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
The Boston Red Sox will activate Clay Buchholz from the disabled list today to start tonight's game against the Seattle Mariners. It will be the first major league start for Buchholz since May 26th in Atlanta, after which he was sidelined by what the team called a hyperextended knee. ***PHOTO1*** Really, Buchholz...

Clay Buchholz Solid in Rehab Start for Pawtucket Red Sox
June 19th, 2014 at 7:22 PM
Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz took a big step in his recovery with a solid outing in his second rehab appearance down in Triple-A Pawtucket, tossing 6 scoreless innings while allowing only 2 hits. He also struck out 5 and walked 2. ***PHOTO1*** Buchholz was having the worst season of his career...

Boston Red Sox Shortstop Stephen Drew Out with a Sore Oblique
June 9th, 2014 at 6:53 PM
Updating a report from today's game day preview, the Boston Red Sox have announced that Stephen Drew is out of tonight's lineup with tightness in his right oblique. Manager John Farrell explained that Drew is considered day-to-day after feeling the injury during his final at-bat last night. His absence from...

Boston Red Sox Call up Stephen Drew as Mike Carp Hits the DL
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:18 PM
NESN.com reports that Mike Carp is headed to the disabled list with a fractured foot that he suffered after being hit by a pitch last week. Stephen Drew will be called up to fill his roster spot and will take over as the starting short stop, shifting Xander Bogaerts over...

Boston Red Sox Place Pitcher Clay Buchholz on the DL
May 28th, 2014 at 8:09 PM
NESN.com reports that the Boston Red Sox have placed pitcher Clay Buchholz on the disabled list with a hyperextended left knee.  Reliever Alex Wilson has been brought back to take his place on the roster, but there has been no word yet on who will make the start the next...

Boston Red Sox Place Shane Victorino on the Disabled List
May 24th, 2014 at 3:13 PM
The Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the Disabled List with a right hamstring injury, according to a report from CBS Sports. Victorino missed the first 22 games of the season with the same issue, but his hammy appears to be acting up again.  Daniel Nava has been...

Banning Home Plate Collisions in MLB the Right Call
December 12th, 2013 at 11:19 AM
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have the framework for an agreement in place to ban intentional collisions at home plate. After observing what the National Football League and the National Hockey League have grappled with in regards to concussions, this is the correct move. While those of...

Dustin Pedroia Undergoes Successful Thumb Surgery
November 13th, 2013 at 7:32 PM
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia underwent successful surgery Wednesday afternoon to repair a torn thumb ligament in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to Boston Globe Red Sox beat reporter Peter Abraham. Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington told Abraham: "It was the less complicated of the two possibilities. So that was good...

Boston Red Sox: Here Comes Ryan Kalish
June 12th, 2012 at 1:53 PM
As a 22 year-old in 2010, Ryan Kalish introduced himself to Red Sox nation. Two years later, he is close to being reacquainted with the Nation. It has been a long, injury-riddled road for Kalish the past year and a half. Last year, Kalish was limited to 24 games in Pawtucket...

Red Sox DH David Ortiz Gets Clearance to Play
August 23rd, 2011 at 9:55 PM
David Ortiz, longtime Red Sox DH currently nursing a case of bursitis in his heel, has been examined by team doctors and has received medical clearance on that heel, reports Heidi Watney of NESN. "[Ortiz] just came into the dugout, he pointed at his foot, and gave me the thumbs-up...so he...

Red Sox CF Jacoby Ellsbury Expected Back in Roster for Tonight’s Tilt Vs. Texas Rangers; Plus Lineups and Probables
August 23rd, 2011 at 8:20 PM
Barring a last-minute game-time decision, Jacoby Ellsbury, and his most Valuable Bat, should be back in the lineup, headmanning a Red Sox squad who has yet to register a single win against the Rangers this season thus far. ***PHOTO1*** And Ellsbury's upcoming return to the lineup isn't the only bit of good news from...

Red Sox 3B Kevin Youkilis Hits DL; Ryan Lavarnway Set to Make MLB Debut
August 18th, 2011 at 6:36 PM
Kevin Youkilis, the intense third baseman for the Boston Red Sox,  plays the game the way many baseball lifers believe it should be played: with passion and grit with every play. For this he has earned two things: one, a reputation as a "gamer," just about the highest praise the...

Red Sox of Carl Crawford Removed from Lineup with Strained Elbow
July 28th, 2011 at 4:52 PM
Boston Red Sox LF Carl Crawford has been suffering from a strained left elbow, an ailment he's been nursing since he hurt it while on the DL, reports Jason Mastrodonato of mlb.com today. ***PHOTO1*** Crawford, shown above in a previous game, first suffered the strain while playing long-toss during his recent stint...

White-Hot Boston Red Sox Just Keep Winning
July 27th, 2011 at 11:51 PM
The Boston Red Sox started the season 2-10, good for last place in the American League East.  Since then their record is an otherworldly 62-28, which is a winning percentage of .689.  They currently stand at 64-38, leading the New York Yankees and the rest of the American League by...

Red Sox RF J.D.Drew Placed on DL a Day After He Loses His Starting Job
July 25th, 2011 at 6:55 PM
So let me get this straight: Boston Red Sox skipper Terry Francona makes the incredibly difficult call to bench well-paid veteran J.D. Drew, knowing that he might well have ended his playing career with that decision (for Francona, who has in the past demonstrated great respect for veterans and the...

Red Sox’ Jon Lester Placed on 15-Day DL
July 6th, 2011 at 5:45 PM
Boston Red Sox Starter Jon Lester, pulled from yesterday's 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays after only 50 pitches with a no-hitter still intact, was placed on the 15-day DL today thanks to an injury suffered to his latissimus dorsi muscle. ***PHOTO1*** Lester expressed hope in his press conference last night...

Lester Pulled from Game with No-Hitter Brewing
July 5th, 2011 at 8:31 PM
Boston Red Sox lefty Jon Lester did not come out for the fifth inning in tonight's tilt against the Toronto Blue Jays despite leading in the game, 3-0, and having only thrown 50 pitches.  Because he only pitched four innings he is ineligible for the win, should the Red Sox hold...

Red Sox Injury Updates: Buchholz’ Balky Back; Crawford’s Crawling Back
July 5th, 2011 at 3:54 AM
Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz is frustrated with the rate of his recovery from the back troubles that have landed him on the 15-day Disabled List since June 17th. As a result the Buchholz is traveling to North Carolina in the next day or so to see a back specialist,...

Boston Red Sox Latest Injury Updates
June 27th, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Let's start with the best news first - after having lost four straight, I suspect an infusion of good news, such as it is, is what the Doctor ordered. Jed Lowrie was diagnosed with a bruised nerve in his left shoulder.  He will not need surgery but neither is he expected...

Red Sox Lose Two Straight; Panic Set to Grip Hub
June 23rd, 2011 at 2:46 AM
The Boston Red Sox have finally lost a series, the first such loss in their last seven.  Proving once more the "Any Given Day" theory of baseball, the victorious team are the lowly San Diego Padres, proud owner of the NL West's worst record of 32-44.  I'm sure that somewhere in...