// Carl Crawford

Cody Ross Blasts 3-Run Walk Off Homer in 9th Against White Sox

A day after he crushed a pair of three-run home run bombs over the Green Monster, Cody Ross delivered one more blast, rallying the Sox to a 3-1 walk off win in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox. In the four-game series, Ross was 7-14 with three homers and nine […]

Cody Ross Homers Twice in Red Sox Rout of White Sox

Cody Ross really enjoys hitting at Fenway Park. The outfielder was signed to just a one-year $3 million contract with Boston, but the attraction of the Green Monster in left field might be the biggest offseason attraction for his looming free agency. On Wednesday night as a part of the dominating 10-1 victory over Chicago, […]

Leominster Police Officer Fired for Calling Carl Crawford a “Monday”

UPDATE: The officer has been fired, pending an appeal. – Leominster Police Officer John Perreault has been suspended for five days with pay for aiming a racial slur at Carl Crawford during a minor league game in Manchester, New Hampshire. He faces another disciplinary hearing next week. Perreault allegedly called Crawford a “Monday” at least twice […]

Carl Crawford to the Marlins for Hanley Ramirez, Heath Bell?

On Wednesday afternoon, baseball trade rumors reached a new height when news broke that the Red Sox were gauging the interest in outfielder Carl Crawford, and that amongst potential suitors the Miami Marlins could be willing to deal both infielder Hanley Ramirez and reliever Heath Bell. Such a potential trade would involve an incredible amount […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 15: Spears, Sox Go Streaking

The Pawtucket Red Sox continued the journey back to the IL North penthouse this week, moving to within half a game of first place Lehigh Valley. Pawtucket hosted what will hopefully the last rehab stint of the season, as Carl Crawford batted 4-for-12 with a stolen base over three games. Boston called up reliever Junichi […]

Youkilis, Crawford Return to Boston as Red Sox Defeat White Sox 5-1

The Red Sox defeated the White Sox 5-1 behind a great pitching performance from Aaron Cook, and an eighth inning three run home run from Adrian Gonzalez. The major story of this game was originally the return of Kevin Youkilis and Carl Crawford to Boston. However, pitchers Aaron Cook and Dylan Axelrod turned it into […]

Carl Crawford Bats 2nd in Return to Red Sox Lineup Tonight

Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford makes a much anticipated return from the disabled list tonight at Fenway Park, hitting second and playing left field. After signing a seven-year $142 million contract, Crawford was very disappointing in his first year for the Red Sox in 2011. Playing in 130 games, the speedster batted just .255 […]

Carl Crawford’s Return Inspires Little Confidence

As far as confidence-inspiring phrases go, there’s the opening riff to “Eye of the Tiger” and Gene Hackman in Hoosiers at the top of the list. Then, on the other end of the spectrum, there’s “I feel the pressure” and “whether I’m ready or not.” Those latter two are direct quotes from Carl Crawford regarding his […]

Sox Back up Beckett for Series Win

After a rough 1st inning, the Sox rebounded nicely and put together an excellent performance in the Trop to defeat the Rays 7-3. Things started off well, with Boston jumping out to a quick lead in the opening frame following two one-out walks. Adrian Gonzalez singled home Daniel Nava, to take the 1-0 lead. David […]

Lucchino’s Letter a Slap in the Face of the Red Sox Faithful

During the All-Star break, Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino sent a letter to season ticket holders, addressing the state of the nation at the unofficial midway point of the 2012 season. Given the team was attempting to avoid falling further out in the American League East standings after a disappointing series loss at Fenway […]

Revisiting the 2010-2011 Red Sox Offseason

I am not a fan of Theo Esptein. I always found him arrogant and overrated during his tenure in Boston. I will always remember how the sports media of Boston gave his White House snub a pass while they attacked Tim Thomas for weeks on end. He deserves credit for helping refine Dan Duquette’s underachieving […]

Was the Josh Reddick Trade Really Worth it?

In the offseason the Red Sox made the move to acquire a closer in an effort to fill the hole left when Jonathan Papelbon took his talents to Philadelphia. In the quest to fill that hole, the Red Sox traded young outfielder Josh Reddick, and minor league players Raul Alcantara and Miles Head to the […]

Sorting Through the Surplus of Red Sox Outfielders

There’s certainly never too much of a good thing, but the Boston Red Sox seem to face a dilemma in the coming weeks as they sort through an incredible amount of outfielders. Each has both positive and negative aspects of being a part of the 25-man roster, making it difficult for manager Bobby Valentine and […]

Caution: “Toxic” Elements in Red Sox Clubhouse

Buster Olney of ESPN provided some insight of his own on the state of the Red Sox clubhouse this past weekend. He had an up close and personal look as the Red Sox and Cubs played on Sunday night in a game televised by ESPN. According to Olney, “The unhappiness that exists among Boston players […]

Red Sox Trade for OF Marlon Byrd

On Saturday the Red Sox finalized a trade that will send outfield veteran Marlon Byrd from the Chicago Cubs to Boston, where he will add depth to an injured outfield. In exchange the Sox send pitcher Michael Bowden, who had struggled up and down from the minor leagues in the Sox organization for years. Boston […]