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Rick Porcello has reportedly been traded to the Red Sox, according to a source. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
December 11, 2014 - 5:28 am
According to multiple major league sources, the Red Sox have traded Yoenis Cespedes to the Tigers in exchange for Rick Porcello. The Red Sox will also be sending relief pitcher Alex Wilson and rookie level left-hander Gabe Speier to Detroit. While the Red Sox had to include prospects, however, it's...
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August 23, 2014 - 12:19 pm
Half an inning after Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was smoked on the inside of his left forearm by Mariners pitcher Charlie Furbush , Red Sox reliever Alex Wilson drilled Mariners star Robinson Cano on the backside with a 93 mph first pitch. Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez immediately issued...
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June 14, 2014 - 6:30 am
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Two weeks ago during a bullpen session, Anthony Ranaudo decided that something needed to change. The righty felt that his fastball command was not as consistent as it could be. While the tall righty has been among the most consistent pitchers for Triple-A Pawtucket so far this...
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May 31, 2014 - 7:20 pm
Next up: Garin Cecchini . According to multiple industry sources, the Red Sox will call up third baseman Garin Cecchini from Triple-A Pawtucket for Sunday's game against the Rays. In order to make room for the 23-year-old -- who entered the year ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the Red Sox...
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May 26, 2014 - 6:39 am
The Red Sox on Monday called up catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket in advance of their series against the Braves . Right-handed reliever Alex Wilson was sent to Pawtucket to clear room on the roster. Lavarnway has appeared in 44 games for the PawSox this season, batting .265/.357/.346...
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May 05, 2014 - 8:48 am
Feats of Mookie: A year of dominance. Mookie Betts went 2-for-5 and scored a run on Sunday for Portland in its victory. Though his average actually declined from .406 to .405, the 21-year-old extended his streak of consecutive contests reaching base to 56 regular-season games dating to last year...
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April 23, 2014 - 8:48 am
An industry source confirmed a report by WEEI's Lou Merloni that, with the Red Sox pitching staff taxed by a combined 11 innings of work on Monday and Tuesday, the team will call up right-hander Alex Wilson from Triple-A Pawtucket for Wednesday night's game. In order to make room on the roster for...
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April 22, 2014 - 8:07 pm
The Red Sox thought that they might activate Shane Victorino from the disabled list as soon as Wednesday, following the third game of his rehab assignment in Triple-A Pawtucket (in which the outfielder went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts). But with the Sox having gotten just 2 1/3 innings from Clay...
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April 20, 2014 - 4:42 am
Feats of Mookie: Defying superlatives. Mookie Betts recovered from his two-game slump -- a doubleheader on Friday in which he went 1-for-4 in both contests -- by reasserting himself as an unstoppable force for Double-A Portland. The 21-year-old went 4-for-5, launching his second homer of the season...
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June 30, 2013 - 4:59 pm
When Brandon Snyder stepped to the plate with one out and the bases empty in the ninth inning of a 4-4 game Sunday afternoon, he felt good about facing Blue Jays reliever Juan Perez . The two have matched up a number of times in the minors in recent seasons, according to the Red Sox third baseman,...
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