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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 […]

A Look Back at the Kevin Youkilis Trade

A little less than a month ago, the eight year tenure of Kevin Youkilis in Boston came to an end. He was shipped to the Chicago White Sox for Zach Stewart and Brent Lillibridge. The Red Sox absorbed all but two million dollars on the $7.5 he was owed for the rest of the season. […]

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 […]

Kevin Youkilis Was Theo Epstein’s First Super-Prospect

Former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis wrote a letter to Red Sox Nation Sunday. Youkilis thanked his coaches, his teammates, his family and his fans for what he called the “honor and a privilege to play every home game of my career in Boston before a sold out Fenway Park.” Classy move by a classy guy, […]

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 […]

Kevin Youkilis Leaves Game with Tummy Ache

New White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis went to Chicago with a history of injuries, so it may come as no surprise that Youkilis left Friday’s game with an injury. What kind of injury you ask?

Video: President Obama Thanks Boston for Kevin Youkilis

Very cute, President Obama. What’s clear is that the president, a self-proclaimed White Sox fan, was speaking in jest. At least that’s how I saw it.

A Look Into the Kevin Youkilis Trade

Now that the dust has settled and Kevin Youkilis has finally been shipped out of Boston and forced to change the color of his Sox, (see what I did there?) we can take a look to see the benefits for each team. In exchange for Youkilis, the White Sox sent Zach Stewart, and Brent Lillibridge […]

Introducing Zach Stewart and Brent Lillibridge

Some time on Sunday, June 24th, it was officially reported that Kevin Youkilis had been traded. In return, the Red Sox acquired pitcher Zach Stewart and utility player Brent Lillibridge. Here’s what you can expect from the newest members of the Boston Red Sox. Zach Stewart After the 2009 season, Baseball America rated Stewart as […]

Red Sox Trade Kevin Youkilis to White Sox

Kevin Youkilis has played his last game as a member of the Red Sox. After much speculation and ever increasing rumors all this week, the Sox have finalized a deal to send the former All-Star 3B to the Chicago White Sox. In return, Boston will receive pitcher Zach Stewart, utility man Brent Lillibridge and will […]

David Ortiz’s Grand Slam Highlights Red Sox Blowout Victory

The ball was flying out of Fenway Park on a warm Wednesday night, as the Red Sox used four home runs including a grand slam by David Ortiz to beat the Miami Marlins 15-5. The Sox offense jumped on Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco early and often, while Felix Doubront held his own by over six […]

The Kevin Youkilis-Will Middlebrooks Dilemma

When Terry Francona was manager, he usually pointed out that worrying about the bench and pinch hitters wasn’t a big concern for the Red Sox because the front office had built an everyday lineup. Players were responsible for one position, with a little background in another for the occasional “banged up” guy who avoided the […]

Red Sox Beat Marlins Behind the Strength of the Long-Ball

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Miami Marlins by a score of 7-5. Clay Buchholz and Mark Buerhle were not the sharpest we have seen them, as both teams recorded 10 hits in this offensive showdown. The Marlins got to Clay Buchholz early in this game. Hanley Ramirez singled with one out in the first […]

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 […]

Why the 2012 Red Sox Should Throw in the Towel

The last place Boston Red Sox, now 6.5 games out of first place in the American League East, have reached a breaking point. The team, since last September, has won 38 games and lost 52 (14 games under .500). In other words, they are a bad baseball team. With the Yankees surging, the Orioles playing […]