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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 […]

Red Sox Prospect Henry Owens Dominant in First Triple-A Start

The Red Sox traded away four starting pitchers at the trade deadline last week in hopes that their young prospects could begin to develop at the Major League level, and Henry Owens did his part to reinforce their decision in his Triple-A debut. The lefty from Huntington Beach, CA took the mound for the Pawtucket […]

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 […]

Buchholz Activated from DL, Capuano Designated for Assignment

After making two rehab starts in Pawtucket, Clay Buchholz has been activated from the 15-day disabled list to make his first start in almost a month against the Seattle Mariners Wednesday night. He’ll be looking to salvage the finale after the Red Sox dropped the first two games of the series by scores of 12-3 […]

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 […]

Red Sox Tab De La Rosa Over Webster to Replace Injured Buchholz

Last year the Boston Red Sox went to Allen Webster for spot starts and left Rubby De La Rosa primarily to junk time relief situations. Clearly organizational thinking has changed. De La Rosa will start tonight against the hated Tampa Bay Rays for the oft-injured Clay Buchholz, in a game the Sox must desperately want to […]

Middlebrooks Moved to the DL with Strained Calf

Red Sox third baseman, Will Middlebrooks was placed on the disabled list with a strained right calf. He joins fellow 2013 World Series Champion Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino on the DL. Victorino has a strained right hamstring. Pawtucket third baseman, Brock Holt was recalled to fulfill third baseman duties. Holt manned third base last […]

Daniel Bard Making Everything Groovy For Pawtucket

Daniel Bard took a definite step back in his three outings this week. Bard allowed eight runs in 2.1 innings and walked eight. August 11th Bard entered the game with in the eighth with the score tied at two. Brian Dinkelman led off with a single and Chris Parmelee walked before Bard struck out Trevor […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 19: Mauro Gomez Keeps PawSox in Contention

It was more mediocre baseball from the Pawtucket Red Sox this week, as the Sox posted a 3-4 record against divisional opponents as the season nears completion. After getting swept in Syracuse, Pawtucket bounced back to split four in Buffalo and now returns to Rhode Island to face the first place Yankees. On Friday, Danny […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 18: Andrew Bailey Impressing in Return

It was a very odd week for the Pawtucket Red Sox, as they played two games in Allentown, and then hosted Lehigh for four at McCoy. Pawtucket got swept in Lehigh Valley, but won three games at home to remain in first in the IL North. They then lost two straight against Syracuse before rebounding […]

Analysis: Red Sox Trade for Twins’ Danny Valencia

On Sunday the Twins made an unusual move: they traded their between-stars “third baseman of the future” Danny Valencia to the Red Sox for prospect Jeremias Pineda. Valencia, a once promising young player at the hot corner, has seen his stock fall. Actually, that’s being too kind: it’s plummeted. How did the third place finisher […]

Daniel Bard Still Allowing Too Many Baserunners at Triple-A

Daniel Bard continued along the long and winding road to a sub-6.00 ERA this week, pitching three eighth innings, two of them scoreless. Though he has limited the scoring against him, he has been allowing too many baserunners to have full confidence restored. July 27th Bard started the inning by walking Jeff Clement and Yamaico […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 17: Sox Reclaim First Place Against Yankees

Forget the Fenway Failures – if you want well-played Red Sox baseball this summer, it’s going to be 45 miles down I-95 at McCoy Stadium. The Pawtucket Red Sox moved back into first place this week by taking two out of three from the Yankees. Pawtucket has accomplished this despite their last two remaining starters […]

Daniel Bard Pitching Better for Triple-A Pawtucket

Daniel Bard made only two appearances this week for the Pawtucket Red Sox, each of them successful. Let’s get straight to the results: July 22nd Bard entered the game in the eighth with Pawtucket losing 3-2. Corky Miller grounded out to lead off the inning, but Willie Harris and Chris Valaika singled and a sacrifice […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 16: Sox Bats Demolish Bats

The Pawtucket Red Sox enjoyed an offensive explosion this week en route to a 4-3 record. The Sox scored 32 runs over seven games this week despite being shut out on Saturday. In the standings, Pawtucket remains in second place, but now trails the Yankees, as the IronPigs fall to third. On Friday, starter Chris […]