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November 20, 2012 - 6:12 pm
The Red Sox added six players -- right-handed starters Allen Webster and Steven Wright, reliever Alex Wilson , catchers Christian Vazquez and Dan Butler and outfielder Alex Hassan -- to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. A brief look at the group: Webster, arguably...
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July 24, 2012 - 6:26 am
A look at the action in the Red Sox ' farm system on Monday ... TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 8-1 WIN AT LOUISVILLE (REDS) ( BOX ) -- Daniel Bard blitzed through a 1-2-3 inning in which he pumped eight of 11 pitches for strikes, the last a 95 mph fastball for a strikeout. The outing was Bard's second...
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June 12, 2012 - 4:36 am
Daniel Bard made a one-inning appearance on Monday night, and in contrast to his first Triple-A appearance on Friday, he came in out of the bullpen in the sixth inning rather than starting the game. However, the decision for Bard to relieve rather than start, the pitcher told the Providence Journal...
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June 08, 2012 - 9:19 am
At times, Jose Vinicio looks like a kid who has been allowed to chase flyballs on a baseball field. The 5-foot-10 18-year-old has a listed weight of 150 pounds. He's at least 10 pounds shy of that, maybe more. He does not inhabit his uniform so much as he is swallowed by it. But a baseball field is...
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May 29, 2012 - 8:16 am
A look at Monday's action across the Red Sox system... TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 6-4 LOSS VS. NORFOLK (ORIOLES) ( BOX ) -- Alex Hassan went 2-for-4, giving him back-to-back two-hit games. It marked the first time since April 19-20 that he had back-to-back multi-hit games. Both of his hits came...
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May 28, 2012 - 3:20 am
A pair of multi-homer games headline the highlights from Sunday's action in the Red Sox farm system: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 7-4 WIN VS. TOLEDO (TIGERS) ( BOX ) -- For the first time in over three years, Lars Anderson went deep twice in the same game. It was part of a season-best performance in...
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May 12, 2012 - 9:52 am
At this point, they are becoming events as much as they are starts. When Matt Barnes takes the mound, the eyes of the organization are on him. Thus far, he has yet to disappoint. The right-hander made his seventh pro start (and second in High-A Salem) on Friday night, and he just kept overpowering...
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May 05, 2012 - 11:18 am
On Thursday, Jose Iglesias tied a career high by reaching base four times in a game. On Friday, he did something without precedent in his previous 194 minor league games. Iglesias went 2-for-4 with a double to center and a triple to right. It marked the first time that in his career that he has...
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April 21, 2012 - 5:56 am
It was a big night for a number of position prospects in the Red Sox system, with noteworthy contributions from Will Middlebrooks , Xander Bogaerts and Sean Coyle . That said, the most important performance of the day might have been a single scoreless inning, that turned in by right-hander Mark...
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April 20, 2012 - 5:35 am
The good news for Andrew Miller was that he tossed 1 1/3 scoreless innings while striking out three. He came into a game in the middle of an inning (the fifth, to be exact), and after walking the first batter he faced, he settled to strike out the next hitter. He then got through a scoreless sixth...
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