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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 1:07 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox are about to learn just how ready Grady Sizemore is to ramp up for the regular season. Manager John Farrell announced before Wednesday's game with the Pirates that the man battling for a starting center field job with the defending World Series champs will play five...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 1:02 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Rob Bradford detail Wednesday's news on Grady Sizemore , which includes Red Sox manager John Farrell announcing that the outfielder will play three straight games this weekend and five in six days as he makes a move to win the starting job in center...
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Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 6:46 am
TAMPA -- For all the talk Tuesday about Jacoby Ellsbury , there is a player absent from the Yankee clubhouse this season that could play just as big a factor this year in the Red Sox-Yankees dynamic. Robinson Cano signed with the Mariners in December for 10 years and $240 million. The second...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2014 - 1:36 pm
TAMPA -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Rob Bradford assess the first rocky outing of the spring for Red Sox starter Felix Doubront in an 8-1 loss to the Yankees Tuesday at Steinbrenner Field. Petraglia and Bradford also go in depth on Jacoby Ellsbury , Jackie Bradley Jr, and Grady Sizemore .
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2014 - 11:30 am
TAMPA -- On this day, the Yankees didn't need Jacoby Ellsbury against his former team. Sitting out the first game between the two archrivals since he followed the path of Johnny Damon , Ellsbury (sore right calf) watched as the Yankees banged out 10 hits and seven earned runs off Red Sox starter...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2014 - 8:59 am
TAMPA -- Red Sox manager John Farrell knows he has a crowded outfield. Before Tuesday's game with the Yankees at Steinbrenner Field, he acknowledged just how crowded when he was asked if he could imagine a scenario where he starts the season with Grady Sizemore and Shane Victorino being his only...
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Mike Petraglia
March 01, 2014 - 9:16 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If Saturday was any indication, 24-year-old Allen Webster has fallen behind Anthony Ranaudo in the Red Sox pitching prospect race. Webster, who made his debut with the Red Sox last season in seven spot starts, was roughed up by the Minnesota Twins in his first start of spring...
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Mike Petraglia
March 01, 2014 - 5:55 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was a special guest of the Red Sox at their camp on Saturday. Manziel, a projected first-round quarterback pick in the upcoming NFL draft , works with Fenway Sports Management, the marketing arm of the Red Sox . LeBron James of the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 01, 2014 - 4:18 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A.J. Pierzynski gets his first start of the spring and will catch righthander Allen Webster as the Red Sox look to rebound against the Twins after dropping their Grapefruit League opener, 8-2, Friday at JetBlue Park. "We've all seen him many times, just now it's in our uniform...
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Mike Petraglia
February 28, 2014 - 9:57 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Rob Bradford discuss a special phone call Red Sox manager John Farrell received over the winter from Jacoby Ellsbury , how the Red Sox view the stolen base now and the health of Grady Sizemore .
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