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Victor Martinez
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John Tomase
September 21, 2018 - 11:47 pm
Victor Martinez's lengthy career is coming to an end. The former Red Sox catcher, who became a franchise stalwart with the Tigers after leaving Boston in 2011, announced that he'll play his final big-league game on Saturday, according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Martinez, 39, has resisted...
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The jury is still out on the Drew Pomeranz trade. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
July 28, 2016 - 6:47 am
With the trade deadline looming, it's hard not to look back on the Red Sox' deals since the turn of the century. Two notes on this list: The first is that these are the biggest deals, good or bad, which means yes, a couple 2014 deals will make this list. The second is that waiver and offseason...
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January 19, 2016 - 5:14 am
[caption id="attachment_37614" align="alignright" width="150"] Justin Upton [/caption] Former Diamondbacks, Braves and Padres slugger Justin Upton apparently is taking his talents to the American League . According to The Associated Press , Upton inked a deal on Monday with the Tigers that will...
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Junichi Tazawa
Rob Bradford
August 08, 2015 - 6:19 pm
With all the talk about how the Red Sox need to fix their starting rotation for next season, an equally as daunting task may be rebuilding the team's bullpen. The latest example of how far the Red Sox relievers have fallen came with two outs in the seventh inning Saturday night, with Junichi Tazawa...
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Ian Kinsler has been hot at the plate, including launching this walkoff home run Thursday night against the Royals. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
August 07, 2015 - 5:21 am
It was another series loss for the Red Sox on Thursday night when they dropped their second of three to their rival Yankees in New York. Despite Eduardo Rodriguez managing to hold his opponents to two runs, Boston couldn't get more than one runner in, which was pretty much the story of the series...
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February 06, 2015 - 5:26 am
[caption id="attachment_35604" align="alignright" width="150"] Victor Martinez [/caption] Tigers veteran Victor Martinez needs surgery after tearing the medial meniscus in his left knee. Martinez hurt the same knee three years ago during an offseason workout, but then it was his anterior cruciate...
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October 27, 2013 - 8:07 am
The Red Sox turn to Clay Buchholz in a vital Game 4 of the World Series at St. Louis on Sunday. Buchholz (12-1, 1.74 ERA) and the Cardinals'€™ Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97 ERA) face off with St. Louis leading the series 2-1 after its 5-4 win Saturday night at Busch Stadium. After a spectacular regular...
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October 24, 2013 - 6:50 am
When John Lackey takes the mound for Game 2, not only will he have the daunting task of slowing the Cardinals'€™ explosive offense, he'€™ll have to beat arguably the hottest postseason pitcher in Michael Wacha . Lackey (10-13, 3.52 ERA) and Wacha (4-1, 2.78 ERA) square off one day after the Red...
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October 11, 2013 - 3:03 pm
Red Sox left-hander Craig Breslow will contribute regularly to this blog throughout his team'€™s postseason run. In addition to his work on the mound, the eight-year big leaguer is also the founder and executive director of the Strike 3 Foundation, a charitable agency that heightens awareness,...
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September 02, 2013 - 7:28 am
With the calendar flipped and the final month of the MLB season upon us, the Red Sox have an opportunity to flex their muscles and build on their American League East lead with a three-game series vs. the Tigers. The best teams in the AL record-wise kick off the series Monday at 1:35 at Fenway Park...
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