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The latest Boston Red Sox news and Red Sox rumors. This page also includes Boston Red Sox schedule, scores and stats. 

Rob Bradford
March 30, 2009 - 8:43 am
KISSIMMEEE, Fla. -- The big news coming out of the Red Sox clubhouse (besides the fact I had a Gyro for lunch today in honor of Daisuke's start) is that John Smoltz made the trip to visit with his old teammates, the Braves . (Please check out Alex Speier's excellent story on the story behind the...
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Rob Bradford
March 30, 2009 - 5:28 am
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- The Red Sox came up  four hours or so north from Fort Myers to Champion Stadium, home of the Atlanta Braves and on the premises of Disney World. Good times. The Sox aren't holding back when it comes to the traveling team, with the lineup as follows: Rocco Baldelli DH, Dustin...
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Rob Bradford
March 29, 2009 - 10:15 am
Red Sox manager Terry Francona confirmed to reporters this morning that outfielder Brad Wilkerson has left the Red Sox. He doesn't figure to be in the major league team's plans heading into the regular season. Wilkerson, who had signed a minor-league deal, had an opt-out option in his deal that...
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March 27, 2009 - 7:17 am
On Wednesday, as he made his way to watch John Smoltz throw off a mound for this first time of the spring, Red Sox pitching coach John Farrell looked with some amusement at the group of reporters and TV cameras before offering a proclamation. "Ladies and gentlemen," said Farrell. "The most...
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March 26, 2009 - 3:32 am
In his quarter of a century as a professional coach, Gary Tuck has developed a reputation as the foremost catching instructor in baseball. If he hasn't seen a catching drill or a piece of catching equipment, it likely doesn't exist. And so when the Red Sox bullpen coach and catching instructor says...
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Rob Bradford
March 25, 2009 - 5:35 pm
Just in case you were planning to strategize your fantasy draft around Game 7 of the American League Championship Series , you should know something fairly important ... David Price has been sent to Triple A. Here is what Rays' general manager Andrew Friedman said regarding the once and future ace...
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March 25, 2009 - 6:57 am
It has been a challenging spring for John Smoltz . The future Hall of Famer has made himself follow the program outlined by the team's medical staff, but for a famously and ferociously competitive individual, it has been difficult to spend the entire spring slowly building arm strength and...
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March 24, 2009 - 11:30 am
Daisuke Matsuzaka , who won the MVP of the World Baseball Classic for the second time after winning all three of his starts in the tournament, is scheduled to arrive in Fort Myers on Wednesday night. Once back in camp, he will undergo a medical evaluation (along the lines of the one given to all...
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March 24, 2009 - 7:59 am
A couple of notes as the Red Sox bus heats up in anticipation of the drive north to Tampa Bay to face the Yankees : Josh Bard is now in camp with the Washington Nationals , having made the trek across Florida to join the Nats. He signed a non-guaranteed, minor-league, one-year, $600,000 with the...
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March 23, 2009 - 10:22 am
Brad Penny looked outstanding in his first game activity against major-league hitters since last Sept. 15. The big right-hander needed just 33 pitches to get through three innings, allowing one walk, no hits and striking out three. He showed plenty of velocity, registering a 93-95 mph fastball with...
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