Lyle Overbay

March 26, 2013 - 7:06 am
The Red Sox on Tuesday released first baseman Lyle Overbay , who had been invited to spring training on a minor league contract. The team has yet to reveal a decision regarding Ryan Sweeney , with whom they face a deadline this week as well. Overbay, a 12-year major league veteran, played for the...
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Rob Bradford
March 19, 2013 - 10:01 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. '€“ Lyle Overbay is trying to pay it forward, just like Aaron Hill did for him. And, in some ways, the efforts might help Stephen Drew deal with his current lot in life. Because of a few unique experiences, Overbay can relate to what Drew is going through in regards to his...
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Mike Petraglia
February 22, 2013 - 4:39 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In the middle of his physical Friday morning at JetBlue Park, Mike Carp spoke about what it would mean to actually make the Red Sox ' 25-man roster to open the season, one year after a shoulder injury he suffered in the MLB opener in Japan. Carp dove for a fly ball in left field...
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Mike Petraglia
February 20, 2013 - 10:14 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- From the moment he signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox on Jan. 31, Lyle Overbay knew this was coming. The Red Sox mentioned to him then that they would likely be bringing in others to compete for the job of a left-handed hitting first baseman/left fielder to provide...
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December 14, 2010 - 10:04 am
According to NBCSports.com Aaron Gleeman , Lyle Overbay has signed a one-year deal with the Pirates Tuesday , to become their starting first baseman. Overbay spent the past five years in Toronto where he averaged 17 home runs and 68 RBIs per year. The move means that first baseman/outfielder...
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