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Mike Petraglia
April 05, 2014 - 7:33 pm
Clay Buchholz was as ice-cold as the elements Saturday night. Back-to-back doubles from Khris Davis and Logan Schafer in the 11th inning off former Brewer Burke Badenhop broke a 6-6 tie and led Milwaukee to its second straight interleague win over the Red Sox , 7-6, Saturday night in a four-hour,...
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Mike Petraglia
April 04, 2014 - 5:59 pm
Ryan Braun wasn't about to kid himself. This wasn't going to be like Monday in Milwaukee when an adoring crowd welcomed him back to the majors from a PED suspension with a rousing ovation. He knew Fenway was going to give him a different kind of reception, the one that Alex Rodriguez and other...
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Mike Petraglia
April 04, 2014 - 2:37 pm
In a 60-minute ceremony before their 2014 home opener against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday at Fenway Park , the Red Sox were honored for their improbable run to the 2013 World Series title. The ceremony began with the unveiling of a 2013 World Series banner over the Green Monster in left. Then,...
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Mike Petraglia
April 04, 2014 - 8:25 am
Red Sox manager John Farrell says the 2014 home opener at Fenway Park will be something extra special as the team receives its rings for the 2013 World Series title and Boston Marathon bombing victims and first responders are honored as an inspiration during the team's championship run. "Opening...
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March 24, 2014 - 8:33 am
The Tigers announced Sunday that they have ended contract negotiations with pitcher Max Scherzer and his agent, Scott Boras , until the end of the season. The reigning American League Cy Young award winner will play out the 2014 season on a one-year deal worth $15,525,000 million. The Tigers...
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Mike Petraglia
March 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- John Lackey took quite the beating Saturday at Disney. The veteran right-hander allowed 10 hits, including a pair of high-fly homers, and five runs over 4 2/3 innings as the Red Sox fell to the the Braves at Champion Stadium, 6-3, in his third start of the spring. He's...
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Mike Petraglia
March 22, 2014 - 8:25 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox continue to be on the leading edge of science and baseball. Before the game against the Braves at Champion Stadium, Red Sox manager John Farrell detailed the team's investment in the latest technology to scout and identify talent. It's called neuroscience. And...
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Mike Petraglia
March 21, 2014 - 12:21 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- In many ways, it was the perfect outing for Jon Lester in what has been a nearly perfect spring training. He retired the side in order in the first, worked out of jams in the third and fourth innings. And he batted twice without getting injured. All in all, the lefty starter in...
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Mike Petraglia
March 21, 2014 - 8:53 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Grady Sizemore may or may not be the starting center fielder for the Red Sox when they take the field on March 31 at Camden Yards in Baltimore. But John Farrell made it clear that at some point, likely early in the season, when he does start to play, he'll be the starting center...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2014 - 4:36 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A new approach to getting ready for the regular season seems to be agreeing with Clay Buchholz . The right-hander, slotted into the No. 5 spot in the starting rotation, looked sharp for most of his five innings Thursday night in a 3-2 loss to the Yankees at JetBlue Park...
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