Red Sox spring training

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John Tomase
August 29, 2018 - 1:47 pm
The playoffs haven't even started yet, but the Red Sox are already getting a jump on spring training, announcing their 2019 schedule in Fort Myers. The Red Sox will open the spring on Feb. 22 at JetBlue Park with their annual kickoff against Northeastern. Their big league slate starts the next day...
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Rick Porcello
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John Tomase
March 16, 2018 - 9:29 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- With so much focus on the raggedy back of the Red Sox rotation, it's easy to lose sight of the pitcher who could make or break the team's chances. Right-hander Rick Porcello is two years removed from a Cy Young Award and one year removed from the opposite of a Cy Young Award. He...
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Rick Porcello hurls on Wednesday in Port St. Lucie. (Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
March 08, 2017 - 11:17 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- A Red Sox rotation already battered by injuries to David Price, Drew Pomeranz, and Steven Wright could ill-afford to lose defending AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello, too. So everyone in Red Sox colors at Tradition Field on Wednesday held their collective breath when a fourth...
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Dustin Pedroia
John Tomase
February 13, 2017 - 5:50 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox made the announcement via an October press release, and fans can be forgiven if it slipped their notice -- second baseman Dustin Pedroia underwent left knee surgery to repair a meniscus injury. That's the last we heard about the injury until Monday, when Pedroia...
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Steven Wright
John Tomase
February 12, 2017 - 6:08 pm
Remember when the Red Sox had too many starters? Now they've got questions about Nos. 4-6, chief among them, All-Star knuckleballer Steven Wright. We are now closing in on six months since Wright last threw a pitch. He injured his shoulder on Aug. 6 while pinch running against the Dodgers. He...
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David Murphy
John Tomase
March 01, 2016 - 5:08 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Murphy can come home again. The former Red Sox outfielder, drafted with the first pick of Theo Epstein's GM career, officially joined Red Sox camp on Tuesday after signing a minor league deal. Murphy, 34, was the team's first-round pick (No. 17 overall) in the 2003 draft...
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Eduardo Rodriguez
John Tomase
February 28, 2016 - 8:57 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Looks like the Red Sox have hit their first speed bump of the spring. Promising left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez, who left drills on Saturday after catching a spike and twisting his right knee, was diagnosed with patellar subluxation and will be sidelined for three days before the...
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