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Rob Bradford
February 23, 2009 - 5:38 am
Just in case you were wondering, here is Clay Buchholz ' 'Iron Mike' delivery that Brad Wilkerson referenced . (Yes, the same Brad Wilkerson who was still sporting a sizable bruise on the back of his triceps thanks to an errant Jon Lester fastball.) And as a bonus, here are some images of Josh...
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Mike Petraglia
February 22, 2009 - 9:07 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - Kevin Youkilis was very proud of his new aerodynamic look on Sunday. Gone is the full-chin beard (moutee), replaced with a more manicured, trimmed look, with the full mustache, soul patch and Fu Manchu. So what to call it? "The Youk-Fu," the one and only Red Sox first baseman...
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Rob Bradford
February 22, 2009 - 6:45 am
Asked pitching coach John Farrell to identify two pitchers who might have surprised a bit thus far in camp. This answer: Junichi Tazawa and Kris Johnson . "The overall command and stuff of Junichi Tazawa, we certainly have a lot of looks and reports on him, but to see it first hand it not only...
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Rob Bradford
February 22, 2009 - 4:56 am
1. Clay Buchholz is in a good place after throwing to major league hitters for the first time since last August. "Mentally, as far as this being the first time I pitched in a big league atmosphere," he said. "It certainly is a better feeling than the last time I pitched in a big league atmosphere,...
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Rob Bradford
February 21, 2009 - 8:26 am
Red Sox manager Terry Francona just did his daily press briefing on the wooden bench we've become so accustomed to staring at. Here are the bullet points: - Rotation for first games of spring training will be - Josh Beckett vs. BC, Tim Wakefield vs. Minn., Jon Lester vs. Pittsburgh, Kris Johnson vs...
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Mike Petraglia
February 21, 2009 - 7:51 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - David Ortiz acknowledged that he and other major leaguers have worked out with trainer Angel Presinal in his native Dominican Republic. Presinal, who is banned from all MLB clubhouses because of his prior alleged connection with steriods, has been linked to Alex Rodriguez in the...
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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2009 - 9:08 am
On Friday, Larry Lucchino , The President & CEO of the Boston Red Sox , joined The Dennis & Callahan Show to talk about Manny Ramirez , A-Rod , steroids, and the business of baseball in a tough economy. John Smoltz , veteran right-handed pitcher who signed in the off season as a free agent...
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Mike Petraglia
February 20, 2009 - 7:32 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - Red Sox skipper Terry Francona provided more details on Friday on what was keeping David Ortiz off the practice fields as he missed outdoor workouts for the second straight day. "A lot better," Francona said when asked the status of his sore left shoulder . "We held him back one...
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Mike Petraglia
February 20, 2009 - 4:49 am
Fort Myers, Fla. -Â Let's make this much clear. Rocco Baldelli appreciates the concern everyone in New England has for his overall health. He knows people care because he gets asked the same question on a daily basis - How are you feeling? "I feel pretty good doing what I'm doing," Baldelli told...
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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2009 - 4:13 am
Our good friend Batting Stance Guy was in Red Sox camp, supplying some priceless interaction with his biggest fans -- the players. We will have an extensive feature on BSG early next week, with about 15 Red Sox players gathered around peppering him with requests, but until then here is a few...
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