A.J. Pierzynski

Mike Petraglia
June 16, 2015 - 4:17 am
If Hanley Ramirez wanted help in how to play left field at Fenway, perhaps he should chat up Jonny Gomes. The Braves left fielder not only robbed former teammate Dustin Pedroia of a sure double to open the bottom of the fourth Monday night, he explained the intricacies of the position after Atlanta...
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A.J. Pierzynski singles in the ninth inning Monday night in his return to Fenway Park. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
June 15, 2015 - 7:26 pm
The irony of the current situation the Red Sox find themselves in is not lost on A.J. Pierzynski. The former Red Sox catcher, released last July 16 before being signed by St. Louis ten days later, returned Monday with the Braves and went 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 4-2 win over the Red Sox . The loss...
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Mookie Betts homers in the fourth inning Friday against Atlanta starter Julio Teheran. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
March 27, 2015 - 12:58 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The stormy weather that ended Friday's game here at Disney was appropriate because the day for the Red Sox featured the thunder and lightning of Mookie Betts and bleak results from Clay Buchholz in a 4-2 loss to the Braves at Champion Stadium. Betts registered his first...
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July 16, 2014 - 11:40 am
One week after they designated catcher A.J. Pierzynski for assignment, the Red Sox announced that they had released the 37-year-old. Pierzynski, signed by the Red Sox this offseason to a one-year, $8.25 million contract with the hope that he would offer solid offensive production against right-...
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July 15, 2014 - 3:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS -- Wh en Ozzie Guillen managed A.J. Pierzynski from 2005-11, two clashed frequently while together in the White Sox clubhouse. Yet Guillen ultimately appreciated what Pierzynski offered his team, and so given his feelings about Pierzynski's value, the former manager -- in Minneapolis as...
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July 10, 2014 - 8:07 am
Fox Sports 1 analyst and former Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler checked in with Middays with MFB on Thursday to discuss the Red Sox' struggles and the controversy surrounding A.J. Pierzynski . To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page . The Red Sox released Pierzynski on Wednesday,...
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July 09, 2014 - 4:12 pm
After 90 games, it'€™s hard to assess the 2014 Red Sox season as anything but a failure. A Red Sox squad fresh off a 97-win campaign that resulted in a World Series title was expected to once again establish itself as the cream of the crop in the American League  this season -€“- not slump to...
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July 09, 2014 - 3:18 pm
When he inked a one-year, $8.25 million contract with Boston on December 3, 2013, A.J. Pierzynski was expected to be a short-term, if not suitable, solution behind the plate for the Red Sox this season. He may not have been in the team'€™s plans for the long haul, but even Pierzynski couldn'€™t...
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July 09, 2014 - 11:56 am
Red Sox manager John Farrell joined Dale & Holley on Wednesday afternoon to discuss A.J. Pierzynski 's departure, the current state of the club and trade rumors regarding Jake Peavy . To listen to the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page . Pierzynski was designated for...
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July 01, 2014 - 8:17 pm
The Red Sox don't have enough rallies to snuff them out through their own actions. After a 2-1 loss to the Cubs, the Sox rank 26th in the majors in average (.241), 13th in OBP (.319), 27th in slugging (.365), 23rd in OPS (.684) and 27th in the majors -- and dead last in the AL -- in runs per game (...
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