Adrian gonzalez

March 12, 2011 - 3:55 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Most mornings, the act of checking the Red Sox lineup is hardly a noteworthy undertaking. But on Saturday, that was different. There, in the No. 3 spot in the batting order and playing first base, was the much-anticipated event: Adrian Gonzalez is in the lineup for his first...
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March 11, 2011 - 5:15 pm
First baseman Anthony Rizzo , one of three top prospects whom the Red Sox traded to the Padres in exchange for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez , was reassigned by San Diego to minor league camp after a very impressive performance as a non-roster invitee to big league camp. In 20 plate appearances,...
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March 11, 2011 - 5:35 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In the past, the versatility of both Kevin Youkilis and Jarrod Saltalamacchia has been an essential trait. Both secured their spots in the big leagues in no small part because of their ability to play multiple positions. Youkilis emerged as a uniquely valuable player in part...
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Kirk Minihane
March 07, 2011 - 7:40 am
The Red Sox players met with MLPBA leadership (including executive director Michael Weiner and several former players, including Tony Clark , Bobby Bonilla and Rick Helling )Â on Monday morning, which pushed back the schedule of things here at City of Palms Park . Terry Francona 's daily meeting...
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March 07, 2011 - 12:52 am
Peter Gammons of the MLB Network and NESN joined Minor Details for the latest episode to discuss the growing importance of player development in baseball and a number of key Red Sox prospects whose springs bear watching. Among the highlights: --Gammons believes that the cost of acquiring players in...
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March 04, 2011 - 11:58 am
He still has not taken batting practice on the field, and to this point, there is no set date for the first game appearance of Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez . Nonetheless, he continues to make steady progress -- and indeed, to remain ahead of schedule -- in his push to be ready for the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 02, 2011 - 6:14 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox manager Terry Francona said Wednesday that Adrian Gonzalez is getting much closer to playing in a spring training game than was first expected. Meanwhile, John Lackey starts the first Red Sox spring training game of 2011 that doesn't feature the Twins or a college team...
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March 01, 2011 - 11:51 am
Red Sox principal owner John Henry , in an interview on The Big Show, said that he was fined $500,000 by Major League Baseball for comments that he made about the sport's current financial system. In late-2009, Henry told the Boston Globe that "seven chronically uncompetitive teams, five of whom...
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Mike Petraglia
March 01, 2011 - 7:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Jon Lester had seven potential major leaguers behind him on the field as the 19-game winner from 2010 made his first spring training start Tuesday at Hammond Stadium against the Twins. Marco Scutaro SS Jed Lowrie 2B Mike Cameron DH Kevin Youkilis 3B Ryan Kalish CF Darnell...
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Mike Petraglia
February 24, 2011 - 8:38 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Better safe than sorry is the approach the Red Sox are taking with lefty prospect Felix Doubront . He will be shut down as a precaution over the next two weeks as he rests his throwing elbow. Red Sox manager Terry Francona said the 23 year-old Venezeulan pitcher complained of...
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