michael almanzar

Rob Bradford
December 12, 2013 - 5:03 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It just hasn't worked out for the Red Sox and Michael Almanzar like either party had planned. Now it will be the Orioles who will be giving it a try. The 23-year-old third baseman was selected by Baltimore in the major league phase of the Rule 5 draft Thursday, with the...
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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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September 25, 2013 - 12:11 pm
As the major league season wraps up, WEEI.com will also wrap up its minor league coverage of the 2013 campaign by looking at the depth of prospects at the different position groupings in the farm system. Today: Corner infielders. Tuesday: Catchers . Overview: First and third base are traditionally...
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July 14, 2013 - 10:10 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox system on Saturday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-1 LOSS VS. ROCHESTER (TWINS) ( BOX ) -- Alex Hassan continued his excellent performance in Triple-A, going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a walk. In 25 games, the 25-year-old now is hitting .337/.439/...
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July 11, 2013 - 7:01 am
A brief look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 9-4 LOSS AT LEHIGH VALLEY (PHILLIES) ( BOX ) -- Xander Bogaerts hit safely in his fifth straight game and extended his on-base streak to 12 games when he drove an 0-2 pitch to left field for his sixth...
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June 14, 2013 - 9:51 am
In recent days, Anthony Ranaudo has seen both Brandon Workman and Xander Bogaerts get bumped up from Double-A Portland to Triple-A Pawtucket. On Thursday, he served notice that he isn't planning to be far behind his former -- and likely future -- teammates. Ranaudo delivered one of the most...
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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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May 22, 2013 - 6:24 am
What to make of the hardest throwing pitcher in the Red Sox system, at a time when he's beginning to string together some dominant starts? Francellis Montas has long had a reputation that preceded him. Even before he pitched in the States, word started to circulate about the teenager who could...
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May 17, 2013 - 11:28 am
Though Henry Owens gave up a season-high eight hits (seven singles, one double), he showed an impressive ability to weave through and around a host of baserunners to limit his opposition to one run in five innings of work. He struck out four and walked none while throwing strikes with an impressive...
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May 14, 2013 - 9:21 am
Throughout the Red Sox organization, news of the seven-year, $41 million deal between the Cubs and first baseman Anthony Rizzo was cause for considerable celebration. The 23-year-old's fan base with his former organization remains strong, with ties that run deeper than usual for a player who has...
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