kolbrin vitek

March 27, 2014 - 8:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- According to industry sources, Kolbrin Vitek -- taken by the Red Sox with their first-round pick in the 2010 draft -- filed his retirement papers in mid-March, ending a playing career that never lived up to the lofty expectations that followed him into professional ball. Vitek...
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November 20, 2013 - 2:42 am
With a Wednesday deadline looming to add players to the 40-man roster for the purposes of protecting them from the Rule 5 draft, the Red Sox are faced with relatively straightforward decisions. According to a major league source, the team will add outfielder Bryce Brentz (a supplemental first...
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August 22, 2013 - 7:53 am
Allen Webster once again showed stuff against which his opponents could do little. He allowed just three hits (two singles and a double), struck out seven and got six groundball outs in 5 2/3 innings. But his ongoing struggle to throw strikes continues to limit him. He threw just 61 of 104 pitches...
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August 20, 2013 - 8:32 am
Garin Cecchini had another game for Double-A in which he went 1-for-3 with a single and a walk, a nearly nightly staple of his minor league existence this year. His performance by month: April (High-A Salem): .392 average, .478 OBP May (High-A Salem): .326 average, .444 OBP June (High-A Salem,...
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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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May 23, 2013 - 7:13 am
Hitting for the cycle is not a feat that is accomplished often, but it'€™s just as rare to find a player who just nearly misses the cycle by collecting four extra-base hits -- including a double, triple and home run -- but fails to hit a single. Christian Vazquez did just that on Wednesday night...
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April 27, 2013 - 9:41 am
Right-hander Matt Barnes gave up a career-high 11 hits, six of them for extra bases (5 doubles, 1 triple) and matched a career high by yielding six earned runs in 4 2/3 innings for Double-A Portland on Friday. In 14 innings this year, Barnes has shown power stuff -- as evidenced by his 17...
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April 12, 2013 - 7:55 am
A quick look at the action in the Red Sox system on Thursday... TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-4 WIN VS. ROCHESTER (TWINS) ( BOX ) -- David Ortiz collected a pair of singles in his first rehab game in Pawtucket. He also had to make a trip around the bases on the second hit, advancing to third on a...
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April 04, 2013 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK -- The other Opening Day is upon us. On Thursday, three of the Red Sox ' full-season minor league affiliates open their seasons, with Triple-A Pawtucket, Double-A Portland and Single-A Greenville all set to start play, and High-A Salem of the Carolina League set to open on Friday. As was...
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March 13, 2013 - 3:33 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Anthony Ranaudo threw three innings in a Triple-A spring training game, showing good power on both his fastball and curveball and incorporating a few good changeups. His fastball command was initially shaky, though by his third inning of work, he was locating down in the strike...
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