Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine Not Averse to Shaking Up the Lineup

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It is no secret that Bobby Valentine, the new skipper of the Boston Red Sox has his own opinion as to how things should be done; and he’s not afraid to let anyone know it. Apparently, that includes how he […]

Jason Varitek Accomplished More Than You Think

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The reports of Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek’s retirement by no means came as a shock to the baseball world. “Tek” has consistently been the talk of retirement rumors over the last few off seasons. His declining number appearances […]

Former Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona Calls Clubhouse Beer Ban a “PR” Move

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Terry Francona, the former Boston Red Sox Manager – turned ESPN baseball analyst has voiced his opinion about incoming skipper Bobby Valentine’s ban on drinking in the clubhouse. Speaking to “Mike and Mike in the Morning” on ESPN radio, Francona […]

Boston Red Sox Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka Wants to Pitch Until He’s 40

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Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has his professional baseball career planned out, and that plan includes him pitching until the ripe old age of 40. The question about his future was originally posed to him in 2010, and the […]

Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher Cliff Lee Taking it Easy on Sore Abdomen

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Cliff Lee, one of the aces on the Philadelphia Phillies pitching staff, is taking a few days off from throwing in the bullpen to rest a sore abdomen. Lee has a history of issues with his abdomen, but he is […]

After Tim Wakefield’s Retirement, Jason Varitek’s Decision is Next

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It has been widely reported that veteran Boston Red Sox pitcher, and knuckleball guru, Tim Wakefield will announce his retirement from baseball later today. Wakefield is not the only Red Sox vet for whom retirement looms, however. Catcher Jason Varitek, […]

Boston Red Sox Outfielder Carl Crawford Still Not Swinging a Bat

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The likelihood of Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford coming back from offseason wrist surgery and starting the season on time is diminishing with every passing day. Boston’s skipper, Bobby Valentine, told the Boston Herald that he “wouldn’t be […]

Kevin Youkilis is Engaged to Tom Brady’s Sister

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Hard-nosed, throwback and tough.  These are all words that have been frequently used to describe Boston Red Sox infielder / designated hitter Kevin (YOOOOOOOOOUK) Youkilis.  Add engaged to that list.  The Greek God of Walks is preparing to marry himself […]

“Oil Can” Boyd Admits to Pitching While Under the Influence

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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd admitted Wednesday in an interview with WBZ NewsRadio 1030 in Fort Myers, Florida that approximately two-thirds of the time he was pitching, he was doing so under the influence of cocaine.  […]

Red Sox to Focus on Looming Arbitration Cases

With the Boston Red Sox likely out of the competition to land one of the high profile free agent starting pitchers, General Manager Ben Cherington has indicated that the club will likely focus on their arbitration issues.  The team has […]

Papelbon an Upgrade in the Phillies Pen

The Phillies have made some sweeping changes this offseason, with one of the more notable moves being the addition of former Red Sox closer (and owner of one of the most intense faces in baseball) Jonathan Papelbon.  The addition of […]

Scutaro to Colorado Trade a Done Deal

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The Boston Red Sox have completed a trade that sent shortstop Marco Scutaro to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for right-handed pitcher Clayton Mortensen.  Mortensen has been a bit of a journeyman in his 4 years in the majors, as […]