Boston Red Sox Option Pitchers Aaron Cook and Ross Ohlendorf to Pawtucket

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After the Boston Red Sox named Felix Doubront and Daniel Bard their fourth and fifth starters, the club optioned pitchers Aaron Cook and Ross Ohlendorf to Triple-A Pawtucket Tuesday. Cook had an excellent spring training, working four 14 1/3 innings […]

Thumb Injuries Could Sideline Boston Red Sox Pitchers Andrew Bailey and Josh Beckett

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The news just keeps getting worse for the Boston Red Sox and its pitching staff. Not long after closer Andrew Bailey complained of a right thumb injury while squeezing a bottle of shampoo (and later headed off to Boston to get […]

Boston Red Sox Closer Andrew Bailey May Start Season on Disabled List

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A right thumb injury sustained in a March 21 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates may force newly acquired Boston Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey to start the 2012 season on the disabled list. Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine speculates that […]

Did the Red Sox Receive Damaged Goods in the Theo Epstein Trade?

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The Boston Red Sox are exploring their options to fix a to fix a sticky situation regarding compensation for former general manager and current Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein, including appealing to MLB commissioner Bud Selig. The issue derives from […]

Carl Crawford is At the Mercy of the Red Sox Batting Order – and His Wrist

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The 2011 season was an underwhelming one for Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford, to say the least. After signing a seven year, $142 million contract, Crawford earned his millions by setting career lows in on-base percentage (.289) and batting […]

Good News, Bad News in Red Sox Bullpen This Spring

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The starting rotation battle is starting to clear up; each day it looks more like it will be Jon Lester, Josh Beckett, Clay Buchholz, Alfredo Aceves, and Felix Doubront (but don’t discount Aaron Cook’s 1.93 ERA and 0.86 WHIP in […]

Curt Schilling Headlines Red Sox Hall of Fame Class of 2012

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Curt Schilling, whose heroic performance in the “Bloody Sock Game” of the 2004 American League Championship Series helped the Red Sox on their way to their first World Series title in 86 years, will be inducted into the Red Sox […]

David Ortiz, the New Elder Statesman of Red Sox Nation

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With Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield retiring after a combined 32 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, the role of Elder Statesman on Yawkey Way now falls in the hands of one David Americo Ortiz Arias. Ortiz, 36, is entering […]

Who is the Right Man for Right Field in Boston?

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Playing left field, Carl Crawford. Playing center field, Jacoby Ellsbury. Playing right field… uh… With the departure of the $70 million mistake known as J.D. Drew, the Red Sox right field position is wide open. Every other spot in the […]

Felix Doubront Will Bring a New Dimension to the Red Sox Rotation

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Before Jon Lester earned his way into the Red Sox rotation (and quickly ascended to the top of it), you could count on night after night of right-handed pitchers toeing the Boston rubber. Yes, some of those right-handed pitchers had […]