Brayan Villarreal

Mike Petraglia
February 24, 2014 - 8:22 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With unrest tearing apart their capital city thousands of miles and another hemisphere away, Red Sox players with ties to their homeland of Venezuela showed their solidarity Monday with protesters speaking out against socialist President Nicolas Maduro . There were barricades of...
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January 22, 2014 - 2:57 pm
The Red Sox announced their incentive-laden, one-year, $750,000 major league deal (which can increase to $6 million if he meets sundry incentives) with outfielder Grady Sizemore , who will compete with Jackie Bradley Jr. for the team's everyday center field job in spring training. In order to clear...
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December 02, 2013 - 7:26 am
A midnight deadline looms for teams to tender contracts to the players on their 40-man roster who, with less than six years of big league service time, remain under team control. In the case of the Red Sox , that means five mostly straightforward decisions on arbitration-eligible players as well as...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 17, 2013 - 11:51 am
The Red Sox called up infielder Brock Holt and pitchers Brayan Villarreal and Steven Wright on Tuesday. Holt has played 23 games for Boston this season, hitting .203/.275/.237 with 11 RBIs in 23 games. He provides depth at second base, third base and shortstop. Villarreal has faced just one batter...
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DJ Bean
August 20, 2013 - 9:19 pm
Brayan Villarreal walked Marco Scutaro on four pitches with the bases loaded to walk in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and give the Giants a 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday at AT&T Park. The Rays defeated the Orioles again on Tuesday, so the Red Sox loss puts Boston and...
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August 07, 2013 - 9:00 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox minor league system on Tuesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 12-8 LOSS AT BUFFALO (BLUE JAYS) ( BOX ) -- At a time when there is a daily watch to see if he will be called up to the big leagues, Xander Bogaerts is amidst his first mini-slump in roughly a...
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Rob Bradford
July 30, 2013 - 11:40 pm
Shortly after the Red Sox announced their trade for starting pitcher Jake Peavy '€“ a seven-player, three-team swap that sent infielder Jose Iglesias to Detroit '€“ Sox general manager Ben Cherington held a conference call with the media. Some of the highlights from the 18-minute interview were...
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