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Koji Uehara Admits He Wasn’t Healthy During Struggles Last Season
February 17th, 2015 at 11:29 AM
There was a stretch late last summer when Koji Uehara just didn't look like himself. The Boston Red Sox closer was getting knocked around worse than we had ever seen from him. His pitches weren't as sharp and his typically devastating splitter was flat and left over the plate for...

Justin Masterson Motivated by Success, not Money
February 11th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
Sometimes going back to where you started can be a positive step. That's what Justin Masterson had in mind when he signed with the Boston Red Sox this winter to return to the team that once drafted him. ***PHOTO1*** Masterson was a top prospect in the Red Sox organization when he made...

Mike Napoli Considered Retirement Prior to Recent Surgery
January 27th, 2015 at 4:57 PM
Ever have one of those days where you just didn't get a good night's rest and your morning coffee isn't doing enough to help you get through the work day? Try playing professional baseball under those conditions and you'll have an idea of how Mike Napoli has felt for most...

Dustin Pedroia Cleared for Baseball Activities
January 14th, 2015 at 4:24 PM
If you thought Dustin Pedroia didn't look quite right at the plate last season, the reason behind that was revealed in September when the Boston Red Sox shut down the former All-Star second baseman with a left hand injury that would require surgery. Four months later, Pedroia is back in...

Dustin Pedroia Declares Himself Healthy Following Off-season Surgery
November 6th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
Dustin Pedroia's 2014 season came to a premature end due to thumb and wrist injuries that required surgery, but the Boston Red Sox second baseman sounds optimistic about being able to bounce back next season. ***PHOTO1*** Pedroia provided an update on his status in an appearance on WEEI's "Middays with MFB" on...

Mike Napoli to Have Surgery to Alliviate Sleeping Disorder
October 14th, 2014 at 2:52 PM
Given the number of injuries Mike Napoli endured over the course of this past season, it's no surprise that he is set to have surgery. What is a bit unexpected is what the surgery is for. The Boston Red Sox first baseman told WEEI.com that he will be undergoing Bimaxillary...

Clay Buchholz Has Successful Knee Surgery
September 30th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz had successful meniscus surgery on his right knee this morning and is expected to make a full recovery. The procedure was performed by Dr. Peter Asnis at Massachusetts General Hospital. ***PHOTO1*** General Manager Ben Cherington told reporters on Monday that Buchholz has dealt with the...

David Ortiz Likely Done for the Year
September 25th, 2014 at 7:14 PM
In a year that has gone horribly wrong for the Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz has been one of the lone bright spots for this team. Yet it seems destined to end poorly even for Big Papi, as the team announced their slugging DH may be done for the year...

Boston Red Sox Shut Down Dustin Pedroia with Potential Season-Ending Wrist Injury
September 9th, 2014 at 5:28 PM
A dismal season just got worse for the Boston Red Sox. Prior to Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, manager John Farrell told a group of reporters that Dustin Pedroia is being shut down indefinitely after an MRI revealed inflammation in his left wrist. With only 18 games remaining on...

Boston Red Sox Injury Updates – David Ross Returns
August 20th, 2014 at 9:18 AM
The Boston Red Sox have a few key players out of the lineup right now, but there is some good news. A couple of those players are on the mend and could return to the active roster soon. Here's an update on some of the walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** David Ross (foot) -...

Boston Red Sox Injury Updates: David Ross, Allen Craig on the Mend
August 9th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
The Boston Red Sox have a few key players out of the lineup right now, but there is some good news. A couple of those players are on the mend and could return to the active roster soon. Here's an update on some of the walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** David Ross (foot) -...

Boston Red Sox Outfielder Shane Victorino to Have Season-Ending Surgery
August 5th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
The Boston Red Sox have announced the outfielder Shane Victorino will undergo season-ending lower back surgery. Victorino has struggled through various injuries this season, hitting only .268/.303/.382 in 30 games. Boston has missed his bat near the top of the lineup and his elite glove in right field. He was...

Boston Red Sox Activate Shane Victorino
July 19th, 2014 at 3:37 PM
The Boston Red Sox activated Shane Victorino from the disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals, according to a report by Joon Lee of Over The Monster. Victorino hasn't played since May 23 due to a nagging hamstring injury and several setbacks that stalled his rehab assignment.  ***PHOTO1*** Victorino...

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...