Allen Webster

March 12, 2013 - 1:07 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz was a little bit late to the game at the start of spring training when he suffered a mild hamstring strain at the start of camp. But a brief respite from throwing at the earliest stages of camp has been just about the only thing that has gone wrong for him this...
Read More
March 07, 2013 - 1:05 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It was a jaw-dropping two-pitch sequence. Allen Webster spun a nose-to-knees curveball against Twins first baseman Jeff Clement for one swing and miss, then followed that pitch by squeezing a two-strike changeup that divebombed down and away from the left-handed hitter for a...
Read More
Rob Bradford
March 02, 2013 - 12:16 pm
While it was encouraging to see Clay Buchholz make his spring training debut, Saturday '€“ having been delayed by a hamstring injury '€“ it was hard to identify anybody other than Allen Webster as the headliner in the Red Sox '€™ 2-1 win over the Twins at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers...
Read More
February 27, 2013 - 7:18 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The proximity is fascinating. On one end of the row of pitchers in the Red Sox clubhouse in Fort Myers sits Allen Webster , the quiet, rocket-armed prospect who has been opening eyes in the early stages of spring. Near the other end of that same row is Ryan Dempster , the...
Read More
February 19, 2013 - 6:48 pm
Baseball America named five Red Sox prospects among its top 100 in the game, with shortstop Xander Bogaerts leading the way at No. 8. The Sox joined the Cardinals as the only two organizations with four or more prospects ranked among the top 50. A look at the Sox' prospects who landed in the top...
Read More
December 30, 2012 - 4:12 am
Over the final week of 2012, WEEI.com will count down the top 10 stories of the year in Boston sports. This entry in the countdown is No. 4: the Red Sox ' megatrade with Dodgers Check out our previous entries: No. 10: NHL lockout No. 9: Wes Welker's up-and-down year No. 8: Bruins' early playoff...
Read More
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...
Read More
September 03, 2012 - 6:53 am
A brief wrap-up of the action in the Red Sox farm system on Sunday . . . TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 6-2 LOSS VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE (YANKEES) ( BOX ) -- Alex Wilson allowed three runs on two hits and two walks in an inning of work. While he was expected to be big league ready in little time...
Read More
August 29, 2012 - 8:37 am
The Red Sox got their first glimpse of the centerpiece return of their deal with the Dodgers, as right-hander Allen Webster made his first start since the Sox acquired him in the Adrian Gonzalez deal, taking the mound for Double-A Portland against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The three-run yield...
Read More
August 25, 2012 - 3:38 am
The incentive for the Red Sox to steam forward in a sweeping roster overhaul -- a potential blockbuster sending first baseman Adrian Gonzalez , right-hander Josh Beckett and outfielder Carl Crawford along with utility infielder Nick Punto to the Dodgers in exchange for first baseman James Loney and...
Read More

Pages