Adrian gonzalez

Rob Bradford
April 06, 2011 - 7:55 pm
CLEVELAND -- Kevin Youkilis ' first thought was to drop the ball. After that, he expected some sort of chaos. Just not this kind of chaos. To set the scene ... With nobody out and the bases loaded, reliever Dan Wheeler had been brought on to face Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley . Hitting...
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April 04, 2011 - 7:51 am
ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk made his weekly appearance on the Mut & Merloni show Monday morning to talk about the Red Sox ' slow start to the season. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Kruk said Sox fans shouldn't worry too much about the weekend sweep...
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April 03, 2011 - 5:37 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Reigning American League MVP Josh Hamilton had just seen new teammate Adrian Beltre enjoy his first true impact performance as a member of the Rangers. In Beltre's second game with his new team, he hit a grand slam off of John Lackey in the fourth inning that sucked any drama...
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April 02, 2011 - 4:47 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jon Daniels had an eventful first winter as GM of the Rangers when he took over control of the club's baseball operations following the 2005 season. He unloaded Alfonso Soriano , acquired Vicente Padilla and made a couple of additional minor moves. But there is unquestionably...
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April 01, 2011 - 5:02 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Carl Crawford could only acknowledge the obvious. His Red Sox debut -- in which he went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in a game that his team lost, 9-5 -- was not exactly according to plan. After all, Crawford had just four games in the previous three seasons with the Rays in...
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April 01, 2011 - 3:39 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Well, so much for 162-0. While the Red Sox have been identified by virtually every pundit as the odds-on favorite to reach the World Series , they endured an Opening Day bout of humility from the defending American League champs. After the Sox tied the contest, 5-5, in the top...
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April 01, 2011 - 9:20 am
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein joined the Mut & Merloni show Friday, a few hours before the Red Sox' season-opener against the Rangers in Texas. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Asked if he felt he needed to make a splash in the offseason after a...
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March 29, 2011 - 3:33 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. '€” Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez hit his second homer of the spring (and second in three games), a towering solo shot to left, in the final game of Grapefruit League play, as the Sox and Rays played to a 1-1 nine-inning tie Tuesday. After the contest, Gonzalez -- who...
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March 29, 2011 - 7:53 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Opening Day is just three days away, yet Red Sox manager Terry Francona said that he is still mulling his Friday lineup against left-hander C.J. Wilson and the Rangers. Wilson has some of the most dramatic left-right splits in the game. Last year, left-handed hitters had just a...
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March 23, 2011 - 12:36 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Adrian Gonzalez had six at-bats in a minor league game at the Red Sox Player Development Complex on Wednesday. The first baseman (Gonzalez served as DH on Wednesday and hit third in each inning) collected three hits, an RBI and run scored in his six at-bats, and seemed pleased...
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