// Charlie Zink

Charlie Zink Joins the Cardinals, Takes the Torch with Him

In 2002, when the 22-year-old Charlie Zink began experimenting with the knuckleball for the Red Sox, two thoughts came to the minds of Red Sox Nation. First, Zink could be the eventual successor to Tim Wakefield, the next generation throwback pitcher who could continue the tradition of the knuckleball. Second, at just 22, he was […]

Red Sox Hot Stove Notes: Okajima, Arbitration, Other Moves

The Red Sox have been pretty active lately in shaping their 2010 squad, and after making a few signings, this week they face arbitration with four other players: Jonathan Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen, Ramon S. Ramirez, and Jeremy Hermida. Usually, the Red Sox manage to reach deals before going to arbitration, but that may not be […]

Red Sox Sign Rocco Baldelli

The Red Sox filled a spot in their bench Thursday by signing New England-native Rocco Baldelli. The former Rays outfielder will probably back up J.D. Drew, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Jason Bay in the outfield. To make a spot for Rocco on the 40-man roster, the Sox designated knuckleballer Charlie Zink for assignment. Baldelli is only […]

Sox Put on a Run Show Against Rangers

They only played three games in this series, but in case you missed it, the Red Sox put up a total of 37 runs in just those three games.  Yes, you read correctly and it all started with a 19-17 win on Tuesday. The Sox scored 10 runs in the first inning with rookie Charlie […]

19 Runs Barely Enough for Red Sox

Red Sox beat Rangers in wild 19-17 game The best thing you can say about Red Sox pitching after last night’s performance is “at least they recorded 27 outs.” Otherwise…it was an atrocious showing for the Sox arms, but Rangers pitching fared worse in a 19-17 Red Sox win. The Sox scored 10 runs in […]

Red Sox Lose Ground on Rays with Uneven Week

The Red Sox opened the week with a tough loss to an inferior Royals team before taking the series.  They traveled to Chicago for a gritty series with the White Sox and earned a tough split.  However, the Rays continued to play well and have already set a single-season franchise win record with almost two months […]