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April 28, 2013 - 6:26 am
The 2012 season officially represents a footnote for Anthony Ranaudo . His results through his first four starts of 2013 have been so overpowering that his previous year now simply looks like an aberration in which injuries to his groin and shoulder prevented him from performing with the stuff that...
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April 25, 2013 - 7:18 am
Outfielder Keury De La Cruz collected his second walk-off hit of the year, pulling a double to right-center in the bottom of the ninth inning, as part of a 2-for-4 day in which he also walked and stole a pair of bases. De La Cruz, who seemingly drove at least one ball to (or over) the fences per...
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April 21, 2013 - 2:44 am
A brief look at what took place on Saturday throughout the Red Sox farm system: TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 5-4 LOSS AT ROCHESTER (TWINS) ( BOX ) -- Shortstop Jose Iglesias went 1-for-4 with a homer, his second longball of the year. The two homers (through just seven games) marks a personal best in...
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April 15, 2013 - 8:32 am
It's April. Sometimes it takes a while for pitchers to work their way into their normal velocity, command or execution. Cold weather -- particularly after leaving Florida -- can require an adjustment. So, too, can life at a new level. And the first outing or two certainly fall into the category of...
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April 13, 2013 - 6:50 am
A case could have been made to have Sean Coyle open 2013 in Double-A. The second baseman had spent all of 2012 in High-A Salem as one of the youngest players in the Carolina League. After a first-half struggle (.211 average, .285 OBP, .343 slugging, a strikeout for every 3.6 plate appearances), he...
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April 10, 2013 - 7:31 am
Last year, Anthony Ranaudo 's season was derailed before it ever had a chance to get under way. The huge 6-foot-7 right-hander looked dominant for much of spring training, but then a groin injury near the end of camp delayed the start of his season and left his mechanics out of whack when he...
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April 08, 2013 - 8:54 am
Is Michael Almanzar a prospect? It's a question that, for now, does not have a clear answer. But that fact alone represents considerable progress in the career of the 22-year-old, given that in 2011, it would have been difficult to find anyone who would have suggested that there might be a path to...
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April 07, 2013 - 4:16 am
A look at the action in the Red Sox ' minor league system on Saturday. Programming Note: "Down on the Farm" will air on Sunday morning from 8:30-9 a.m. This week will feature a pair of potential Red Sox breakout prospect candidates. Listen on WEEI or WEEI.com. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX: 7-2 WIN AT...
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April 06, 2013 - 5:51 am
One of the reasons why the Red Sox suggest that right-hander Brandon Workman has made considerable strides towards being a big league starter is his willingness to stick with a gameplan. Even if, for instance, an opponent hits a two-run homer on a fastball away, the right-hander won't necessarily...
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April 04, 2013 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK -- The other Opening Day is upon us. On Thursday, three of the Red Sox ' full-season minor league affiliates open their seasons, with Triple-A Pawtucket, Double-A Portland and Single-A Greenville all set to start play, and High-A Salem of the Carolina League set to open on Friday. As was...
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