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Boston Red Sox Can’t Rush Blake Swihart
March 28th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
Christian Vazquez went to have an MRI on Friday to check out his sore elbow and the news was hardly encouraging. The Boston Red Sox catcher revealed that the medical staff "found something" during the procedure that could put his status for Opening Day in jeopardy. The team is awaiting...

Boston Red Sox Catcher Christian Vazquez Scheduled for MRI
March 27th, 2015 at 2:18 PM
The discomfort that Christian Vazquez has been feeling in his throwing elbow has not subsided, leading to the Boston Red Sox scheduling their young catcher for an MRI. ***PHOTO1*** Vazquez has not played in a major league exhibition game since March 13, when he initially reported feeling discomfort in his elbow following...

Koji Uehara May not Be Ready to Start the Season
March 24th, 2015 at 4:16 PM
The Boston Red Sox are growing increasingly concerned that Koji Uehara may not be ready to begin the season on time. The Red Sox closer has not pitched since March 14 due to a hamstring injury, putting his status for being on the Opening Day roster in doubt. ***PHOTO1*** Manager John Farrell...

Boston Red Sox Catcher Christian Vazquez Sidelined by Sore Elbow
March 17th, 2015 at 1:17 PM
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell revealed that catcher Christian Vazquez has been dealing with soreness in his right throwing elbow since last Friday night's game, reports Jason Mastrodonato of The Boston Herald. ***PHOTO1*** After undergoing some tests on his elbow, Vazquez received some good news. Farrell confirmed that structurally the elbow...

Joe Kelly Exits Early with Injury
March 16th, 2015 at 4:05 PM
Boston Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly exited Monday's start against the New York Mets in the middle of the third inning, accompanied by a team trainer. Kelly appeared to be in some discomfort after throwing a pitch to Anthony Recker and was pulled in the middle of the at-bat. ***PHOTO1*** Any time...

Mike Napoli Has Been Having Some Strange Dreams
March 14th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
Many young baseball players dream of growing up to play in the major leagues. Mike Napoli has already achieved that goal, but for the first time in years he finds himself fortunate to be able to dream at all. ***PHOTO1*** Napoli underwent surgery this offseason to alleviate a longstanding issue with sleep...

Rusney Castillo Out at Least a Week with Strained Oblique
March 4th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
The logjam in the Boston Red Sox outfield can be solved in a lot of ways, but injuries would be the most unfortunate of ways for the issue to sort itself out. Only one day into the spring training schedule, the injury imp has already bitten Rusney Castillo. ***PHOTO1*** Manager John Farrell...

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...