A.J. Pierzynski

July 01, 2014 - 1:23 am
The count was 3-2 and Jake Peavy was just one strike away from striking out the side in the fourth inning. To that point in the game, Peavy had regained some velocity on his fastball that was not present in his past couple of outings. Peavy felt good on the mound, confident that he would turn in a...
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June 25, 2014 - 12:34 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell joined Dale & Holley on Wednesday to discuss the struggles of Xander Bogaerts and A.J. Pierzynski and the condition of the team. To listen to the interview, go to the Dale & Holley audio on demand page . The Red Sox continue to disappoint in 2014, as the team is...
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Rob Bradford
June 25, 2014 - 1:26 am
SEATTLE '€“ As the questions kept coming, A.J. Pierzynski '€™s patience started dwindling. Pierzynski was coming off an 0-for-4 performance in the Red Sox '€™ 8-2 loss to the Mariners . He had left nine runners on base, while now claiming just one hit in 18 at-bats on the current road trip...
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June 15, 2014 - 4:09 am
On most occasions, allowing 11 men to reach base in an outing would spell doom for any starting pitcher. That was not the case for Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy Saturday, who battled and maneuvered his way through six high-pressure innings against the Indians, churning out his best start in over a...
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Mike Petraglia
May 29, 2014 - 3:51 am
No one needs to remind Jonny Gomes of his value and role on the Red Sox . The veteran outfielder proved his worth on the club again on Wednesday night, going 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and scoring twice in a 4-0 win over the Braves . After a 10-game skid, the Red Sox are suddenly on a three-game...
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Rob Bradford
May 25, 2014 - 1:08 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- This was like adding insult to injury ... to insult. Less than five minutes after former Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett tossed his first career no-hitter -- blanking the Phillies in Philadelphia -- the Rays broke open their game with the Red Sox via a pinch-hit, three-run home...
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May 23, 2014 - 4:26 am
Jon Lester headed into Thursday's game knowing what he needed to get done against the Blue Jays. Lester needed to do what he has done countless times throughout his nine-year career for the Red Sox : be the stopgap of a losing streak. The string of six losses heading into the start was twice as...
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Mike Petraglia
May 22, 2014 - 5:36 pm
When you're the defending World Series champions and you lose seven straight, there's some patience and latitude given. But after Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Blue Jays, the urgency of a turnaround is becoming more and more apparent in the Red Sox clubhouse. "There's no time to be down in the dumps...
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May 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
The Red Sox need Clay Buchholz to begin to get things going again soon in order for the greater success of the team. To say that the righty has been ineffective this season would be an understatement. Through his first nine starts, Buchholz has given up more than four earned runs on four occasions...
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Mike Petraglia
May 21, 2014 - 8:01 pm
Red Sox players, coaches and management are all fully aware of the ugly numbers concerning the team's offense, especially with runners in scoring position. During the three-game sweep at the hands of the Tigers, they were 1-for-19 with runners in scoring position. During Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the...
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