juan carlos linares

August 30, 2013 - 8:32 am
There can be no more illusions. Daniel Bard 's latest outing -- in which he recorded two outs (one via caught stealing) but walked five and loosed two wild pitches while permitting three stolen bases in a Rookie Level Gulf Coast League contest -- offered a bludgeoning hammer of truth. This is where...
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April 25, 2013 - 7:18 am
Outfielder Keury De La Cruz collected his second walk-off hit of the year, pulling a double to right-center in the bottom of the ninth inning, as part of a 2-for-4 day in which he also walked and stole a pair of bases. De La Cruz, who seemingly drove at least one ball to (or over) the fences per...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2013 - 6:17 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Clay Buchholz threw his first simulated game Saturday morning on the training fields outside JetBlue Park as the Red Sox prepared to take on the Tampa Bay Rays in the main park in the official Grapefruit League opener. Buchholz threw a majority of off-speed and breaking pitches...
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September 14, 2012 - 6:05 am
It was a landmark moment for the PawSox. For the first time in 28 years, the Red Sox ' Triple-A affiliate claimed a Governor's Cup title. The team's 4-1 victory in Charlotte over the Knights (the Triple-A affiliate of the White Sox ) brought an International League title to Pawtucket. The roster...
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September 09, 2012 - 5:17 am
It's part of the nature of the beast for a team perennially in contention. When rosters expand in September, top minor league talent is scraped from the Triple-A team and deposited in the big leagues to offer season-ending reinforcements, at the expense of success at the top minor league level...
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September 04, 2012 - 7:55 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Monday -- the last day of the regular season for all four full-season affiliates. Only Triple-A Pawtucket (set to commence a best-of-five playoff series at home against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday) and Short-Season Single-A Lowell (...
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August 18, 2012 - 6:25 am
It's a big day in the careers of a number of Red Sox prospects. The Futures at Fenway doubleheader takes place on Saturday, with the Lowell Spinners and Pawtucket Red Sox leaving behind their usual home parks to play at Fenway Park . It's a seminal moment in the careers of a number of the...
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August 17, 2012 - 9:36 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday . . . TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-4 LOSS AT SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE (YANKEES) ( BOX ) -- Daniel Bard allowed three unearned runs, allowing one hit and two walks while throwing 14 of 29 pitches for strikes. It marked the first time in...
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July 09, 2012 - 7:16 am
A couple of Red Sox prospects enjoyed a day in the national -- and, indeed, international -- spotlight on Sunday, as Salem Red Sox teammates Xander Bogaerts and Matt Barnes were at the All-Star Futures Game in Kansas City. Bogaerts said that, in one respect, he looks to Derek Jeter for inspiration...
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June 23, 2012 - 5:23 am
The question of Daniel Bard 's role going forward has now been settled. '€œI know I can be a good starter,'€ he told reporters in Pawtucket on Friday, '€œbut I know I'€™m already a great reliever. Maybe that'€™s what I was meant to do, so I'€™ll try to embrace it from here on out.'€Â...
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