// Mike Lowell

Lars Anderson Promoted to Pawtucket

Once heralded as the “first baseman of the future” Lars Anderson entered 2009 primed for a breakout; he hit .316/.436/.526/.962. A big year would have made the Red Sox failed acquisition of Mark Teixeira sting a bit less, provided insurance for David Ortiz, and allowed Youkilis to move to third base for the ailing Mike […]

Buchholz Brings A-Game in Red Sox Victory

Clay Buchholz gave the Boston Red Sox exactly what they needed: a shut-down pitching performance that could take the pressure off of their slumping offense. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings, srtiking out four and walking only two, as the Red Sox went on to beat the Blue Jays 2-1. The righty improved to 2-2 on the season after […]

Youkilis Doubles in 12th, Sox Win 8-7

The Red Sox managed to avoid another loss in wild fashion against the Rangers on Wednesday night, with more unlikely heroes emerging to send Texas to its sixth straight defeat in an 8-7 win in 12 innings. Josh Beckett was far from magnificent, allowing seven runs on seven hits and five walks over seven innings […]

Liriano Dominates Red Sox in 8-0 Win

In the first two games of the Twins-Red Sox series, reigning MVP catcher Joe Mauer went 4-9 with two doubles and three RBI. Tim Wakefield and the Sox finally managed to hold Mauer hitless (0-4, BB, R) in the rubber game of the series on Thursday afternoon at beautiful Target Field, but all the other […]

Sox Blast 5 HRs to Beat Greinke, Royals

Saturday’s game against the Royals featured the season debuts of three members of the Sox bench, including the soon-to-be retired Mike Lowell. Lowell started, played third base, and hit sixth in the batting order. He didn’t commit an error and made a good play in the second inning, but he didn’t light the world on […]

Mike Lowell Likely Will Retire After 2010 Season

Mike Lowell, the former starting third baseman now relegated to bench-duty, told reporters in Kansas City on Saturday that he plans to retire after this season when his three-year deal signed in 2007 is set to expire. “This probably is my last year,” Lowell said, in the clubhouse in Kansas City. “If this was the […]

MLB Predictions 2010: Lowell Won’t Be Traded, Mets Will Win NL East

This will hopefully be a weekly list of rants and meaningless predictions that have no validity whatsoever. It’s just designed to be a fun look into the possibility of what may come in the world of Major League Baseball. Enjoy it and feel free to add your own Nostradamus insight each week. FACT #1: The […]

Mike Lowell Trade to Rangers Unlikely

The Rangers have claimed first baseman Ryan Garko off waivers from the Mariners, effectively ending all interest they had in Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell. The Rangers and Red Sox originally agreed to a deal in December that would send Lowell and $9 million to Texas for catching prospect Max Ramirez. The deal was […]

Hacking Into This Whole ‘Mike Lowell Situation’

One of the most intriguing questions entering Sox spring training is the Mike Lowell situation. With the acquisition of Adrian Beltre, Lowell’s position on the team is now pretty redundant. However, there’s still questions swirling. When will he be traded? Can he? Could he play a different role on the team? Does he want to? […]

Red Sox All-Decade Team: 2000’s

This past decade has been good to us Red Sox fans, as weird as that is to say. Up until Game 4 of the ALCS, it looked like it was going to be another 10 years of let downs. It turns out, we were wrong. With two World Championships, the Red Sox have truly been […]

Mike Lowell Trade to Rangers Called Off

For now, third baseman Mike Lowell will remain with the Red Sox, according to WEEI’s Rob Bradford. Instead of heading to the Rangers in a proposed deal for minor league catcher Max Ramirez, Lowell will instead undergo surgery on his injured right thumb, which will sideline him for 6-8 weeks. Due to the injury, the […]

Red Sox Tender Contract To Kotchman

First reported on Friday, the Red Sox have decided to retain Casey Kotchman for the 2010 season.  Kotchman, acquired from the Braves for Adam LaRoche in July, made $2.8 million in 2009 and is under team control through the 2011 season. The team will still need to sign Kotchman or face an arbitration hearing, but […]

Mike Lowell Traded to Rangers?

Red Sox Acquire Catching Prospect Max Ramirez According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Red Sox and Rangers have agreed to a preliminary deal that would send Mike Lowell to the Rangers for catching prospect Max Ramirez, pending a physical. The Red Sox will reportedly eat most of Lowell’s salary in the deal. Red […]

Is Mike Lowell on His Way Out of Boston?

It’s the old adage in sports; defense wins championships. It’s been proven true in football and basketball, but in baseball? For the Boston Red Sox, check yes. I mentioned in a recent article how team defensive efficiency has been the most telling stat in the Sox up-and-down performances the past few years. In fact, the last team […]

Hanley Ramirez Would Look Good in Red Sox

This offseason, the Red Sox will be looking under ever rock, around every corner and every winter meeting room in order to find a new shortstop.  There are several names being thrown around: Marco Scutaro, Brandon Phillips, Stephen Drew, and all have positives and negatives. The Sox are even discussing moving Dustin Pedroia from second […]