Brandon Jacobs

October 23, 2013 - 4:05 am
Welcome to Wednesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: World Series : Cardinals at Red Sox , 8:07 p.m. (Fox; WEEI-FM) NHL : Bruins at Sabres, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) NBA preseason:...
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July 13, 2013 - 8:20 am
The Sea Dogs lost an outfielder on Friday when Brandon Jacobs was traded to the White Sox for reliever Matt Thornton just a day after Jacobs had been promoted to Double-A. In his final game with the Sox, Jacobs started and went 1-for-2 with a double and a flyout before being pulled in the bottom of...
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July 12, 2013 - 7:04 pm
So what did the Red Sox give up in acquiring left-hander Matt Thornton (along with $750,000 in cash to subsidize the remaining, prorated portion of his salary) for outfielder Brandon Jacobs from the White Sox ? Chicago had long been interested in Jacobs , introducing his name into talks with the...
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Rob Bradford
July 12, 2013 - 7:00 pm
The Red Sox have acquired left-handed relief pitcher Matt Thornton from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league outfielder Brandon Jacobs . The Red Sox also get $750,000 from the White Sox in the deal. The 36-year-old Thornton has a 3.86 ERA over 40 appearances, having struck out 21 and...
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July 12, 2013 - 7:24 am
A year ago, Xander Bogaerts became the first Red Sox teenager since Tony Conigliaro almost 50 years earlier to hit 20 homers in a season at any level. Now, he appears intent on proving that the eruption was not a mirage. Bogaerts, now 20, is currently on an eye-opening power-hitting binge in the...
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July 10, 2013 - 8:38 am
A brief look at Tuesday's action in the Red Sox farm system, on a day perhaps most noteworthy for the callup of Brandon Workman . For more on Workman, and why one man who coached both him and Justin Masterson sees a number of similarities between the pitchers, click here . TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED...
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July 08, 2013 - 7:23 am
The typical adjustment period to a new level has not been a hindrance for third baseman Garin Cecchini . Quite the contrary. The 22-year-old went 2-for-4 with a double. He's now reached base at least once in all 15 games since his promotion to Portland from Salem, with a current streak of six...
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July 03, 2013 - 10:36 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox minor league system on Tuesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 6-4 LOSS VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE (YANKEES) ( BOX ) -- Rubby De La Rosa went only three innings on Tuesday night, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out five and hitting three batters...
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June 30, 2013 - 5:57 am
Outfielder Brandon Jacobs punctuated a 3-for-4 night for High-A Salem with a two-run walkoff homer and a walk. Jacobs told Aaron McFarling of the Roanoke Times that it was his first walkoff homer since middle school. With 10 homers, Jacobs is now tied for the Salem team lead with Sean Coyle --...
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June 26, 2013 - 6:36 am
Brandon Workman continued to impress in his time in Triple-A. In his fourth start since a promotion from Double-A Portland, Workman gave up two runs in six innings, working around seven hits (five singles, two doubles) while striking out five. He walked just one, his lowest walk total in his four...
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