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Mike Petraglia
June 12, 2014 - 1:09 pm
The daily saga of Stephen Drew took another twist Thursday with the news that the shortstop will be undergoing several tests before the weekend to determine the extent of his aggravated right oblique. After Thursday's 5-2 win over the Indians, manager John Farrell said there's a chance Drew could...
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Mike Petraglia
May 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
Red Sox skipper John Farrell might have thought home plate umpire Dan Bellino and crew chief Jeff Kellogg let Friday night's game get out of control. Naturally, his counterpart in the Tampa Bay dugout saw things much differently. Joe Maddon was not only grateful that David Price wasn't ejected for...
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Mike Petraglia
May 30, 2014 - 9:19 pm
David Price was more than ready to answer questions about his shaky command and wildness that was interpreted as beanball by the Red Sox Friday night. In the first inning, Price drilled David Ortiz square in the back, nearly throwing a fastball completely behind the Red Sox slugger. That resulted...
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Mike Petraglia
May 29, 2014 - 3:51 am
No one needs to remind Jonny Gomes of his value and role on the Red Sox . The veteran outfielder proved his worth on the club again on Wednesday night, going 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and scoring twice in a 4-0 win over the Braves . After a 10-game skid, the Red Sox are suddenly on a three-game...
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Mike Petraglia
May 28, 2014 - 5:46 pm
No one had a better joy ride on the 2004 Boston Red Sox than Kevin Youkilis . He was a 25-year-old infielder wondering how long he would be toiling for the Red Sox in the minor leagues when he was called up on May 15 in Toronto to fill the void left by Bill Mueller's trip to the disabled list. He...
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Rob Bradford
May 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Shane Victorino's stay on the active roster with the Red Sox lasted just four weeks. After coming back from a right hamstring injury in April, the outfielder aggravated the same injury Friday night while running out a ground ball in the ninth inning of a 1-0 loss to the Rays...
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Rob Bradford
May 24, 2014 - 9:30 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The road continues to get more difficult for the Red Sox . Entering Saturday's game against Tampa Bay ace David Price and stuck in an eight-game skid, the Red Sox will be without one of their best right-handed power bats as Mike Napoli will sit out with an injured finger...
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Mike Petraglia
May 22, 2014 - 5:36 pm
When you're the defending World Series champions and you lose seven straight, there's some patience and latitude given. But after Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Blue Jays, the urgency of a turnaround is becoming more and more apparent in the Red Sox clubhouse. "There's no time to be down in the dumps...
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Mike Petraglia
May 21, 2014 - 8:01 pm
Red Sox players, coaches and management are all fully aware of the ugly numbers concerning the team's offense, especially with runners in scoring position. During the three-game sweep at the hands of the Tigers, they were 1-for-19 with runners in scoring position. During Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the...
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Mike Petraglia
May 20, 2014 - 8:19 pm
If ever there were a game that was a microcosm of a season for a team then Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Blue Jays at Fenway Park served as just that for the 2014 Red Sox - the team that couldn't hit in the clutch. The Red Sox had their first two runners reach base in the eighth and ninth innings, with...
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