Brock Holt

July 11, 2013 - 3:47 pm
As the unofficial end of the first half nears, there is one thing that is certain about the 2013 Red Sox : They can score, and score a lot. Two days after battling back from an early 5-1 hole in an eventual 11-8 win, the Red Sox again chipped away at 5-1 and 7-4 deficits to beat the Mariners , 8-7...
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June 30, 2013 - 8:58 am
When David Ortiz returned to the Red Sox lineup in mid-April, no one really knew quite how much he would be able to play or what sort of numbers he would put up. Two months and 10 days later, the answers to those questions are much, much clearer. Ortiz has been a middle-of-the-order force, hitting...
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June 10, 2013 - 8:47 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Sunday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-3 WIN AT SYRACUSE (NATIONALS) ( BOX ) -- Right-hander Brandon Workman claimed the win in his Triple-A unveiling, scattering eight hits (seven singles and a homer) over 5 2/3 innings while giving up three...
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June 04, 2013 - 7:30 am
The Salem Red Sox played a doubleheader on Monday night, during which third baseman Garin Cecchini stepped to the plate seven times. He reached base in all seven of them -- collecting two singles and three walks, getting hit by a pitch and reaching on an error. In the process, he managed to push...
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May 28, 2013 - 6:14 am
Xander Bogaerts went 1-for-3 with a pair of walks, continuing a year with Double-A Portland in which he's shown the patience (23 walks, .360 OBP) that was absent in his Sea Dogs debut at the end of 2012 but without the power that he exhibited as a 19-year-old in the Eastern League . Right now,...
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Rob Bradford
March 06, 2013 - 2:25 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The pitcher looks familiar. Once again, Jon Lester gave off the same impression he had consistently delivered prior to the 2012 season, tossing four solid innings against the Pirates Wednesday at JetBlue Park. The Red Sox may have come away with a 9-3 loss to Pittsburgh, but it...
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December 26, 2012 - 8:56 am
In Joel Hanrahan and Brock Holt , the Red Sox acquired a pitcher whom they consider an elite closer along with a middle infielder with a nice range of skills who serves as a solid complementary/depth option for the major league roster. Hanrahan, 31, was an All-Star closer for the Pirates in the...
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