drake britton

Dan Butler
Rob Bradford
January 07, 2015 - 6:12 am
In the end, Drake Britton's potential was too good to part ways with quite yet. The Red Sox designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment to clear up room on the 40-man roster for newly signed Craig Breslow . The decision always appeared like it would come down to either Butler or Britton. The case...
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August 12, 2014 - 9:39 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Monday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX : 15-9 WIN AT GWINNETT (BRAVES) ( BOX ) -- Feats of Mookie: Hitting ... and hitting ... and hitting. Mookie Betts went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and a walk, and so in five games since his return from...
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August 02, 2014 - 6:43 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox minor league system: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX : 6-2 LOSS VS. SYRACUSE (RAYS) ( BOX ) -- Catcher Dan Butler went 2-for-3 before being lifted in the ninth inning, shortly after David Ross left Friday's game in Boston due to his foot injury. Butler, 27, is...
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April 17, 2014 - 7:51 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX : 7-6 WIN AT ROCHESTER (TWINS) ( BOX ) -- In his first start in Triple-A after being optioned to Pawtucket last week, right-hander Brandon Workman dominated early (three shutout innings in which he...
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Mike Petraglia
February 26, 2014 - 11:36 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. When Pedro Martinez holds court, every word is gold. That's the way it was again Wednesday when the former ace pitcher talked about his odds of Cooperstown on the first ballot in 2015, his impact on young pitchers, his future with the team and his attempt to reach out to Curt...
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August 18, 2013 - 8:19 pm
There has been little drama surrounding the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry in recent years, but the teams'€™ series finale Sunday night at Fenway Park , an 9-6 Yankees win, featured a good-sized dose of it. And there is one, central character for everyone to thank: Alex Rodriguez . Rodriguez '€” who...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 17, 2013 - 10:32 am
John Farrell 's original plan for Saturday's game was to give Shane Victorino , who has been dealing with a hamstring issue, the day off. That plan changed a few hours before first pitch when it became evident that Mike Napoli was not going to be able to play due to a foot injury. Farrell moved...
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August 08, 2013 - 8:15 am
NESN Red Sox analyst Dennis Eckersley checked in with Mut & Merloni on Thursday morning, and the former standout pitcher spoke highly of a number of Red Sox hurlers, most notably closer Koji Uehara . Uehara pitched a scoreless ninth for his 11th save of the season in Wednesday's 7-5 win over...
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July 31, 2013 - 5:32 pm
Tuesday, Brandon Workman collected his first major league win . Wednesday, he was officially relegated to the bullpen. With the acquisition of Jake Peavy , right-handed Workman '€” who allowed five runs in 18 1/3 innings in his three starts '€” was squeezed out of the rotation and sent back to...
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July 22, 2013 - 12:19 am
Drake Britton and Pedro Beato do not have a lot of experience, but they had to remain cool under pressure in Sunday night'€™s extra innings affair between the Red Sox and Yankees. Britton took the 10th and Beato took the 11th, and there was not much behind either of them. The only other reliever...
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