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Boston Red Sox 2015 Spring Training Schedule Announced
November 5th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
The Boston Red Sox 2015 Spring Training will begin on February 21st at Jet Blue Park. The equipment truck will depart Fenway Park on February 12th and head down to Fenway South in Lee County, FL. Pitchers and catchers will report on February 20th to prepare to begin training the...

David Ortiz Extension Talk is Overblown by Boston Red Sox Press
February 19th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Oh, come on now, when old number 34 goes up on the right field façade at Fenway Park within the next 10 years, are you seriously going to remember David Ortiz negotiating extensions of his contracts with the Boston Red Sox? Of course not. It is indeed a contract year for...

Felix Doubront Will Excel as Boston Red Sox Fifth Starter
February 18th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Unless he has a terrible spring, Felix Doubront will be the Boston Red Sox fifth starter in 2014. If there was one player that benefited from Ryan Dempster’s departure from baseball, it was Doubront. Both players, along with Brandon Workman, were going to see increased work in Fort Myers to determine...

Boston Red Sox to Audition Francisco Cordero
February 17th, 2014 at 11:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox are bringing in ex-closer Francisco Cordero down to Fort Myers for an extended look. If the 39-year-old makes the club, he stands to make $1 million. Cordero is one of a long line of non-roster invitees the Red Sox have invited to camp, in an effort to...

Ryan Dempster Will Not Pitch for Boston Red Sox in 2014
February 16th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** Citing injuries and a desire to spend time with family, Ryan Dempster announced at a press conference in Fort Myers Sunday morning that he will not be pitching this season. In front of his fellow starting pitchers and members of the press, Dempster said: “I don’t feel like I am capable of...

Xander Bogaerts Will Focus on Shortstop for Boston Red Sox
February 12th, 2014 at 1:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Boston Red Sox uber-prospect Xander Bogaerts will work exclusively at shortstop this Spring Training, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. His natural position, Bogaerts has played short through his quick minor league career, but he started at third base during the 2013 World Series over the slumping Will Middlebrooks and...

Boston Red Sox: 5 Things for Fans to Watch for in Spring Training
February 11th, 2014 at 11:21 AM
(Editors Note: We are delighted to run this guest piece by Andrew Martin) ***PHOTO1*** Spring training is about to begin for the Boston Red Sox. In what has become an annual tradition, fans turned out recently at Fenway Park to celebrate “Truck Day.” This unofficial holiday was the packing and departure of a...

Dustin Pedroia Should Be the Leadoff Hitter for Boston Red Sox
February 10th, 2014 at 1:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dustin Pedroia has worn many hats during his Boston Red Sox career. Is leadoff hitter the next one he dons? As you know, Jacoby Ellsbury has vacated the spot when he signed earlier this offseason with the New York Yankees. Although Ellsbury’s replacement in center field, Jackie Bradley Jr., is going...

Projecting the 2014 Boston Red Sox Roster: First Call
February 9th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the Boston Red Sox get down to business in Fort Myers, let’s take a projected look at the 25 players that will break camp with the team at the end of March and be on the Opening Day roster against the Baltimore Orioles. Players in bold are projected to either...

Truck Day Marks Start of 2014 Boston Red Sox Season
February 8th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox officially began the 2014 season Saturday when the equipment truck left Fenway Park and headed for Fort Myers, Florida and Spring Training. If all goes well, the season will end in early November with a second consecutive duck boat parade through the streets of Boston and a...

Will Ryan Dempster Win the Boston Red Sox 5th Starter Battle?
February 4th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Entering his second season with the Boston Red Sox, Ryan Dempster enters 2014 without a defined spot on the team’s roster. While there will not be many jobs open once the team gets down to business in Fort Myers in a couple weeks, the race for fifth starter in the pitching...

Will Middlebrooks, Daniel Nava, Jackie Bradley Jr. Report to Boston Red Sox Spring Training
February 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Three position players, Jackie Bradley Jr, Will Middlebrooks and Daniel Nava, certain to be on the 25-man roster, started their 2014 seasons Monday at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. They were part of six players, prospects Drake Britton, Alex Hassan and Blake Swihart, to open up Spring Training on the...

Boston Red Sox Will Give Ryan Lavarnway a Look at First Base
February 1st, 2014 at 9:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox will give Ryan Lavarnway an extended look at first base at Spring Training, according to multiple reports. Lavarnway—once considered the most likely replacement for Jason Varitek as catcher, yes he has been a prospect that long—now finds himself without a natural position to play. Splitting the last three...

Ben Cherington Discusses 2014 Boston Red Sox Outline
January 10th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington is ready to commit to the future. That was the general tone of his interview Thursday with Rob Bradford and Alex Speier on WEEI-FM. With the topic of Stephen Drew on the table, Cherington was asked at what point it was too late to...

Boston Red Sox Open 2014 in Baltimore on ESPN2, NESN
January 9th, 2014 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox will officially begin the 2014 season Monday, March 31 at Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yards at 3 p.m. Eastern. The game will be shown as the opener of a tripleheader nationally on ESPN2 and presumably locally in New England on NESN. ESPN, who will be showing...

Boston Red Sox Announce Spring Training Schedule
November 22nd, 2013 at 6:59 AM
The Boston Red Sox will start the 2014 season on Saturday, February 15 as that is the day pitchers and catchers report to JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida to start Spring Training. The rest of the club is due on Tuesday the 18th and the team will work out together...

Red Sox 101 Guest Post: How I Met Captain Carl Yastrzemski
August 5th, 2011 at 8:15 PM
This post comes courtesy of my dear friend Josephine. Josie and I have been friends for over a decade. We share a common love for the Red Sox among other interests.  I asked her if I could use this post, originally printed from her blog veryjosie.blogspot.com and she was more...