Allen Craig

August 05, 2014 - 9:05 am
Allen Craig won't be on the field for his return to St. Louis. Five days after the Cardinals traded Craig to the Red Sox , along with right-hander Joe Kelly , for right-hander John Lackey and minor league lefty Corey Littrell , Craig is heading to the disabled list due to an ankle injury, according...
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August 03, 2014 - 5:38 pm
In the aftermath of a whirlwind of roster moves that saw the Red Sox gut their pitching staff and ship off Jon Lester , John Lackey , Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront over a span of five days, Clay Buchholz holds the uneasy title of "Last Man Standing." The 29-year-old starter is now the defacto...
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August 02, 2014 - 12:48 pm
It comes as little surprise that in his Red Sox debut on Saturday, Yoenis Cespedes will take aim at the Green Monster. What does come as some surprise is that Cespedes will also be playing in front of it. The Red Sox acquired Cespedes with the intention of having him be, in the words of John...
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August 01, 2014 - 5:06 pm
The 2014 has certainly not gone the way that Allen Craig wanted it to go. After having his offseason cut short due to the World Series and rehabbing an ankle injury, Craig has struggled at the plate to the tune of a .236 batting average, .291 on-base percentage, seven home runs and 44 RBIs. After...
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August 01, 2014 - 6:44 am
Red Sox assistant general manager Mike Hazen joined Dennis & Callahan on Friday morning to talk about the team's trade deadline deals. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . The last-place Red Sox went on a full fire sale Thursday, making four deals and...
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Ryan Hannable
July 31, 2014 - 6:20 pm
With the addition of Yoenis Cespedes and Allen Craig , the Red Sox outfield is a crowded one. In addition to the newly acquired players, the team still has Shane Victorino , Jackie Bradley Jr. , Daniel Nava , Mike Carp and super-utility guy Brock Holt . General manager Ben Cherington gave some...
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July 31, 2014 - 2:33 pm
As the names entered the rumor mill, the idea became more and more confusing. Sure, dealing away players who would reach free agency after this season for assets who would remain in Boston beyond 2014 made sense, but when the names expanded beyond the likes of Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes and Andrew...
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July 31, 2014 - 12:18 pm
Among the two pieces coming the Red Sox way in exchange for John Lackey is Allen Craig . Craig was a key member of the 2013 St. Louis Cardinals team that the Red Sox defeated en route to their World Series championship. While many may know Craig from the infamous obstruction play with Will...
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July 09, 2014 - 9:30 am
ESPN baseball reporter Buster Olney joined Middays with MFB to discuss the Red Sox and potential trade rumors. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page . It's looking more inevitable each day that Jake Peavy will be traded before the trade deadline. Some reports have the Cardinals...
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July 08, 2014 - 3:37 pm
The Red Sox need to make a roster move in order to add a starting pitcher -- expected to be right-hander Rubby De La Rosa -- from Triple-A Pawtucket by Wednesday, and so the possibility looms that there could be a roster-changing trade in the coming hours. Two Red Sox officials cautioned that it...
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