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The Mishandled Career of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Jackie Bradley Jr. was sent down to the Pawtucket Red Sox on Monday. When asked by reporters about the move, he said he was “disappointed” in himself. The truth is the Red Sox should be disappointed in themselves for not handling this player better. The mishandling of Bradley began last season when the Red Sox had […]

Should the Red Sox Make A Deal with Koji Uehara?

Koji Uehara wants to continue, and quite possibly, finish his career as the Red Sox bullpen’s closer. It is up to the likes of Ben Cherrington and the rest of the front office to make this happen soon. Uehara becomes a free agent at the end of the 2014 season. Even though his command has […]

Red Sox Trade Andrew Miller for Top 100 Prospect Rodriguez

The Boston Red Sox have traded Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league, left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez. Rodriguez was a top 100 prospect, and ranked as one of the top five prospects in the Orioles minor league system before the start of 2014 season. He pitched this season at the Double-A […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Red Sox Trade John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for Allen Craig

The Boston Red Sox have traded John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals in return for first baseman-outfielder Allen Craig and right-handed pitcher Joe Kelly. The Cardinals will also receive minor league pitcher Corey Littrell and cash considerations. Craig has been with the Cardinals since the beginning of his career in 2006, and plays both first base and […]

Chris Capuano Goes to New York Yankees

Chris Capuano thought he saw his last Major League baseball diamond in 2014, but he was wrong. The New York Yankees announced Thursday afternoon that they will be acquiring the left-hander from the AAA minor league Rockies affiliate, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, in exchange for cash.

Nike Jordan Brand Commercial Pays Re2pect to Derek Jeter (Video)

A Nike Jordan Brand commercial, featuring Derek Jeter and a star-studded cast of his fans paying their respects for 20 years in a New York Yankees uniform, will run during today’s All-Star Game. The commercial, which will air before Jeter’s at bat, is for Nike’s Jordan brand. Mike Jordan, Billy Crystal, Rudy Guliani, Jay-Z, Phil […]

Sleepy Yankees Fan Sues MLB, ESPN for Defamation

A 26-year-old man is suing Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees, and ESPN New York for character defamation after cameras caught him slumped over, sleeping on April 13th 2014, at Yankee Stadium as the Bronx Bombers faced off against the Boston Red Sox. Andrew Rector is seeking $10 million in the suit he filed […]

Mookie Betts Promoted to the Big Leagues with Red Sox

Mookie Betts, was called up to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday to join the lineup for Sunday’s final game in a 3-game series against the New York Yankees in the Bronx. Betts, 21, has been rocketing through the farm system in much the same way that Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts have. Betts […]

Stephen Drew May Get MRI for Pulled Oblique

Stephen Drew has spent more time on the Boston Red Sox bench than on the field, a trend that will continue through Friday due to a strained oblique. Drew pulled his right oblique muscle during practice in Baltimore on Wednesday. He was examined on Thursday to determine whether an MRI would be needed Friday.

Clay Buchholz to Pitch Rehab Start in Pawtucket

Clay Buchholz will pitch five innings for the Pawtucket Red Sox today, the next step in the process to get him closer to 2013 form, and further away from his currently inflated 7.02 ERA. Buchholz suffered a hyper-extended left knee, and reported dramatic seven-pound weight loss after his last start against the Atlanta Brave at […]

Jenny Dell Lands Job with CBS to Cover NFL

Jenny Dell, former ballpark correspondent for NESN’s Red Sox games, officially announced that she would be leaving the television channel for a position working with CBS. Dell will be a sideline reporter for NFL games televised by CBS. Last week, news broke about Dell officially parting ways with NESN.  Tuesday it was announced that she […]

Roster Moves: Carp to DL, Nava Recalled, Drew Activated

Mike Carp is headed to the disabled list with a fractured right foot suffered during one of the Atlanta Braves games last week. He joins Will Middlebrooks, Shane Victorino, Mike Napoli, and Clay Buchholz on the ever-growing disabled list. Carp is a versatile defensive player, able to play both first base and outfield positions. He […]

Red Sox Send Lavarnway to DL, Call Up Alex Hassan as 1B Replacement

First baseman and Massachusetts native Alex Hassan will join the Boston Red Sox after Ryan Lavarnway was placed on the disabled list with a sore left wrist. Hassan is one of the only viable options to fulfill first base duties with Mike Napoli also on the DL. Lavarnway had just arrived in Boston for the […]

Controversial and Newsworthy, Manny Ramirez Joins the Cubs

The latest news about Manny Ramirez, the Chicago Cubs, and Theo Epstein definitely smells like a publicity stunt. Today the 2004 World Series Championship team will be honored before the Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Ramirez will be among the Band of Idiots that Reversed the Curse at the ceremony today. Meanwhile, Epstein, the […]

Farrell Makes Changes, Slowly But Surely Hope Returns

The Red Sox are slowly working their way up the American League East ladder one game at a time after a few changes to the pitching rotation and the lineup. It seemed John Farrell had lost his edge, and his eye for placing talent in the right place at the time. Fans waited, hoped, and […]