Allen Craig

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Alex Reimer
July 14, 2017 - 3:29 pm
Ousted Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington left two distinct legacies in Boston. One of them is the farm system he created and helped preserve, which has born fruits like Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Andrew Benintendi and Xander Bogaerts. The other is best described with these two words: “...
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Allen Craig never panned out with the Red Sox.
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John Tomase
June 30, 2017 - 8:15 pm
The Red Sox on Friday released infielder Allen Craig, three years after acquiring him from the Cardinals for veteran right-hander John Lackey in a blockbuster trade. That deal also yielded right-hander Joe Kelly, who has emerged as a weapon in the bullpen. Craig never produced for the Red Sox,...
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Kim Klement/USA Today Sports
June 08, 2017 - 11:03 am
Here is a look at what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (27-27): W, 6-1 vs. Syracuse; W, 3-0 vs. Syracuse — In Game 1, Brian Bogusevic led the PawSox by going 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in the second inning. — Allen Craig also had a successful...
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Allen Craig
May 24, 2017 - 11:03 am
Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (16-24): L, 7-4 vs. Louisville — In the second inning, Allen Craig was put in the game after Rusney Castillo was hit by a pitch and was forced to leave the game. Craig would leave his mark by going 2-for-3...
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July 29, 2016 - 6:30 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (54-52): L, 13-5, vs. Rochester (Twins) -- Right-hander Sean O'Sullivan, returning from a stint on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis, pitched a scoreless first and third inning but was...
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Yoan Moncada
Ken Laird
May 20, 2016 - 4:40 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (20-21): L, 7-5, at Buffalo (Blue Jays) -- First baseman Allen Craig hit a three-run homer in his second game back after a stint on the disabled list and finished 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored...
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Allen Craig
Rob Bradford
February 19, 2016 - 5:32 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There is a reason just about three years ago Allen Craig signed a five-year, $31 million extension with the Cardinals. He was young, and he was good. The year before the deal, at the age of 27, Craig hit .307 with 22 home runs and an .876 OPS in 119 games. The next year he made...
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Alexi Ogando
November 06, 2015 - 10:39 am
The Red Sox announced a series of moves Friday, including outrighting pitchers Alexi Ogando and Jean Machi, who elected to become free agents. Ogando, 32, signed as a free agent last offseason after five years with the Rangers. The right-hander saw action in 64 games this season, going 3-1 with a 3...
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Allen Craig
Ryan Hannable
September 04, 2015 - 11:38 am
Allen Craig rejoined the Red Sox after rosters expanded earlier in the week and now he'll get his first start. Craig will start at first base as the Red Sox open a weekend series with the Phillies. Friday night they will go against left-hander Adam Morgan. Rusney Castillo will play left field for a...
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Mookie Betts
Ryan Hannable
September 01, 2015 - 1:32 pm
With the news that Hanley Ramirez won't play the outfield again in 2015, it opens the door for the younger Red Sox outfielders to get exposure at other outfield positions as the team looks to find the best alignment possible for 2016. Mookie Betts has just played center field, so he will get some...
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