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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 […]

Daniel Bard Continues to Struggle in Triple-A Pawtucket Bullpen

Friday marks six weeks since Daniel Bard made his first appearance of the season for the Pawtucket Red Sox. Readers of this site were last updated on Bard’s performance after his July 5th meltdown in Rochester, during which he beaned two Red Wings and uncorked two wild pitches. His ERA stood at 8.78 after the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 14: PawSox Head Into Break Hot

Unlike their brethren at Fenway, the Pawtucket Red Sox ended the unofficial first half of the season on a high note, sweeping Syracuse at McCoy to cut the IL North deficit in half. It was a pretty eventful week, with Clay Buchholz and Jacoby Ellsbury making rehab appearances for Pawtucket. Mark Prior and Ronald Bermudez […]

Daniel Bard Hits Umpire as Wild Streak in Triple-A Pawtucket Continues

In his most recent appearance for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, former big league pitcher Daniel Bard experience another painful outing in relief. He faced four batters without recording a single out, hitting two batters with pitches, surrendering a two-run double and an RBI single to the Minnesota Twins Triple-A affiliate in Rochester. In the […]

Pawtucket Red Sox Update, Week 13: Zach Stewart Debuts, Daniel Bard Improving?

The Pawtucket Red Sox continued to scuffle this past week, winning just three games while losing five. Two of the losses came in a double-header in Allentown. Mauro Gomez was called up to Boston late Tuesday afternoon. Andy LaRoche, released by Columbus on June 26, was signed to take Gomez’ roster spot. Mark Prior and […]