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Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Saturday Preview – Part 1
July 5th, 2014 at 11:11 AM
The Boston Red Sox (38-47) take on the Baltimore Orioles (46-39) in Game 1 of a doubleheader Saturday. Yesterday's game was postponed as the hurricane that ripped through the Carolinas this week headed north and brought heavy rain to the Boston area. ***PHOTO1*** The rain may have washed away some Fourth of...

2014 MLB All-Star Game AL Picks
July 3rd, 2014 at 3:40 PM
The starers for the 2014 MLB All-Star game will be announced Sunday night on ESPN. Those starters are selected by the fans, with the reserves and pitchers to be selected later by the players and managers. We know that fan voting can turn into a popularity contest, which doesn't always...

Which Boston Red Sox Players Will Be All-Stars?
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:22 PM
Voting for the 2014 MLB All-Star game ends this week, with the starters being announced Sunday on ESPN. Based on the most recent update on fan voting results, the Boston Red Sox seem unlikely to have a position player start the game in Minneapolis. However, due to baseball's archaic rule...

Boston Red Sox Vs Seattle Mariners Wednesday Preview
June 25th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
The Boston Red Sox (35-43) finish their series against the Seattle Mariners (42-36) looking to avoid a sweep. How many times have we said that lately? Boston is in danger of falling to 1-6 on their West Coast road trip and still have to make a weekend stop in New...

Boston Red Sox Vs Seattle Mariners Monday Preview
June 23rd, 2014 at 6:09 PM
The Boston Red Sox (35-41) continue their West Coast trip with a visit to the Seattle Mariners (40-36). Boston got off to a slow start on this latest road trip by losing the first three games in Oakland, before salvaging the final game of the series with a dramatic extra-innings...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: David Ortiz Hot, Koji Uehara Cold
June 23rd, 2014 at 3:43 PM
The Boston Red Sox went 4-3 over the past week, but averaged only about 2.5 runs per game during that stretch. The pitching has been good, but the offense is still sputtering. Boston now ranks 23rd in the majors in both runs scored (291) and batting average (.242). Yesterday's 7-run explosion...

Boston Red Sox Vs Cleveland Indians Friday Preview
June 13th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The Boston Red Sox (30-36) continue their series at home against the Cleveland Indians (33-34).  Boston took the opening game of the series behind a strong effort from Jon Lester (7.2 innings, 1 run, 8 hits) and a three-run home run from David Ortiz that broke the game open in...

Boston Red Sox Vs Baltimore Orioles Monday Preview
June 9th, 2014 at 3:40 PM
The Boston Red Sox (28-34) continue to their last stop on this current road trip to face the Baltimore Orioles (31-30).  Boston is 1-5 so far on the trip, so regardless of what happens in Baltimore, it's tough to consider this trip a success. ***PHOTO1*** That lone win on this road trip...

Boston Red Sox Vs Cleveland Indians Tuesday Preview
June 3rd, 2014 at 3:24 PM
The Boston Red Sox (27-30) take on the Cleveland Indians (28-30) in the second game of their three game series. Cleveland held on to win the first game after the bullpen nearly blew a masterful performance from Justin Masterson. ***PHOTO1*** Masterson's gem was 7 shutout innings where he gave up only 3...

Boston Red Sox Celebrate 2004 World Series Team
May 29th, 2014 at 11:39 AM
Prior to Wednesday night's game at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the 2004 World Series team.  Fans were treated to some familiar faces, as nearly the entire team was in attendance.   ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox have won three championships in the past decade, but...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Xander Bogaerts Hot, David Ortiz Cold
May 26th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
It's been a rough week for the Boston Red Sox, who currently find themselves stuck in a 10-game losing streak.  You can't lose that many games in a row without having plenty of options to choose from for players that are ice cold right now, but it's not all bad...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: David Ortiz Hot, Grady Sizemore Cold
May 19th, 2014 at 10:43 AM
Baseball season is a 162 game marathon where everyone encounters their fair share of ups and downs. Not even the greatest players stay hot all season, as there are always bumps in the road. Likewise, nobody stays in a slump the entire time either. Well, at least not those who...

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...

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...

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...

Of Course, David Ortiz Will Stay with the Boston Red Sox
February 2nd, 2014 at 10:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Regardless of what he says to the press, David Ortiz will be a member of the Boston Red Sox for as long as it makes sense for him to be here. The chances are very high that the face of the franchise will actually agree to an extension for 2015 before...

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...

David Ortiz Demands Multi-year Extension from Boston Red Sox
January 27th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** David Ortiz will not agree to a one-year extension to stay with the Boston Red Sox. In an interview Sunday night with WBZ-TV’s Steve Burton for Sports Final, Ortiz was asked about whether he would take a short offer. He responded: “…time to move on.” You could feel the chill in the air...

Alex Rodriguez Legal Team Tries to Drag Boston Red Sox into PED Mess
January 15th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joe Tacopina—one of the attorney’s representing disgraced New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez—appeared to take a swipe at Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz Tuesday on ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd Show, an accusation Tacopina later denied making. When asked if Tacopina would name anyone else as a user of performance...