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Red Sox Sneak Out of Seattle with a 2-1 Win to Split the Series

After losing to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night in extra-innings, the Boston Red Sox returned the favor on Sunday afternoon, defeating Seattle by the score of 2-1. Felix Doubront pitched effectively, but struggled with his pitch count and left after only 4.1 innings. Chone Figgins and Brendan Ryan singled off of Doubront to lead […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 12: Not 7, Not 8, but 9 Straight Losses

The Pawtucket Red Sox have finally fallen back to Earth. After sweeping the Bisons in Buffalo, Pawtucket was swept in Syracuse, then returned home and was swept by Louisville and has lost the first game of a four-game series against Charlotte. The skid drops the Sox to second place in the IL North. On Sunday, […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 11: Just Like Patriots, Red Sox Sweep Buffalo

The Pawtucket Red Sox have enjoyed a great start to their second trip to upstate New York, taking all four games in Buffalo before dropping the first two games of a four-game set against the Chiefs. In Thursday’s voting update for the AAA All-Star Game, Pawtucket’s Ryan Lavarnway led at catcher and Pedro Ciriaco led […]

Morales Pitches Well in a Pinch, Sox Bats Outscore Cubs 7-4

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Sunday night at Wrigley Field to move back to .500. Franklin Morales made an emergency start due to Josh Beckett being placed on the DL on Saturday with shoulder inflammation. It was his first start since 2009, when he was with Colorado, and he pitched […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 10: Buckner Still Losing Games for Sox

The Pawtucket Red Sox wrapped up an eight-game inter-division homestand this week, taking three out of four from Indianapolis and splitting a four game set against Gwinnett. In Friday’s voting update for the AAA All-Star Game, Pawtucket’s Ryan Lavarnway led at catcher and Pedro Ciriaco led at second base. You can vote for the AAA […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 9: Dice-K Headed to Boston

More good news from Rhode Island this week, as the Pawtucket Red Sox increased their IL North lead thanks to another 4-2 week. Pawtucket had a four-game trip to Lehigh Valley shortened on both ends when both Friday’s and Monday’s games were rained out. Daisuke Matsuzaka made what will likely end up being his final […]

Daniel Bard Awful as Red Sox Fall to Blue Jays, 5-1

The Boston Red Sox could not complete the sweep of the Blue Jays on Sunday in Toronto, instead dropping the series finale by a score of 5-1. Sox starter Daniel Bard got into trouble quickly in the first, walking the first two Jays he faced before giving up a three-run homer to Jose Bautista. A […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 8: Lars Anderson HR Smashes Scoreboard

The Pawtucket Red Sox returned home to McCoy Stadium this week after struggling on a Southern swing. This past week, the hitting surged while the pitching struggled, as the Sox scored over 6.5 runs per game, but gave up over 4.5 runs per game. Darnell McDonald began his rehab stint on Friday. Through three games, […]

Cody Ross Powers Red Sox to 5-3 Win at the Trop

After dropping the series opener on Wednesday night by the score of 2-1, the Boston Red Sox hit two home runs on Thursday night to back Felix Doubront en route to a 5-3 victory. Doubront went 5.2 innings, giving up two runs (one earned) and striking out seven. Matt Moore made the start for the […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 6: Podsednik Makes Good First Impression

The Pawtucket Red Sox just keep on tearing through the International League. A 6-1 week against three different teams expanded the Sox’ lead in the IL North from one half to three games. Daisuke Matsuzaka made his second rehab start, but Boston manager Bobby Valentine was unimpressed and announced that Daisuke would be making two […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 5: Daisuke Dominant in Return

It was quite an exciting week for the Pawtucket Red Sox. After slipping just out of first place due to a 1-7 slide, the Sox roared back with four wins in four days in four different cities to reclaim the penthouse. McCoy Stadium hosted another rehab on Monday, with Daisuke Matsuzaka making his first start […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 4: Cook, Middlebrooks on Way to Boston

There were a few roster moves made this past week. On Friday, Boston and Pawtucket swapped relievers as Justin Thomas was sent south while Rich Hill completed his return from Tommy John surgery. Then, on Tuesday, Jose Iglesias got the call up to Boston, and Junichi Tazawa returned to Pawtucket, where he has nine strikeouts […]

Gammons: Red Sox Owners Nixed 2009 Signing of Jose Bautista Over Money

Red Sox owner John Henry is already an unpopular man in Boston, and it looks like his approval rating is about to take another big hit. In his weekly MLB.com article, posted on Sunday night, NESN analyst Peter Gammons casually mentioned that Henry nixed a move that would’ve changed the course of Red Sox history. […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 3: Perfect Week Propels PawSox to Penthouse

It was seven days, seven wins this past week for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The perfect week was good enough to push the Sox past the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and into first place in the IL North. Pawtucket lost their starting first baseman this week, as Lars Anderson was called up to Boston when Jason […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 2: The Best of Miller, and the Worst of Miller

After finishing their opening six-game homestand at .500, the Pawtucket Red Sox hit the road with a vengeance this week on their first 2012 tour of upstate New York. There was some great pitching, some terrible pitching, some blowouts, some close games, and even a little free baseball. In addition, the Sox hosted their first […]