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February 13, 2009 - 5:51 am
With the Red Sox ' spring training facility closed to media until noon this morning as pitchers and catchers take their physicals, it seemed as fine a time as any to offer the following rainy day story to pass the time: It did not take Red Sox catcher Dusty Brown long to realize that the culture of...
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February 12, 2009 - 10:02 pm
On a day when Terry Francona and Theo Epstein were available to review the offseason that was, and to preview the spring training camp that will be, a list of just five things that came to light on Thursday would be narrow. And so, because knowledge is power, we will instead open things up by...
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Rob Bradford
February 12, 2009 - 10:54 am
Here is some Justin Masterson news that actually is relevant to baseball: He plans on throwing his change-up more as a reliever (if that is indeed what the role he will serve). He had gotten the pitch to a fairly high level when pitching for the Red Sox as a starter, using it as way to neutralize...
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Mike Petraglia
February 12, 2009 - 8:25 am
Clay Buchholz lived through a lot in 2008. He dealt with his own self-imposed expectations. He dealt with the pressure of trying to make the team out of spring training after throwing a no-hitter six months earlier in his second big league start. And he dealt with the disappointment of a 2-9 with a...
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Rob Bradford
February 12, 2009 - 7:45 am
Those are the words of the Boston Red Sox general manager on the first official day of spring training. He, of course, went on to remind those listening that drama comes and goes and it's usually never as bad inside the inner-sanctum of the clubhouse than the outside world might suggest. About 30...
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February 12, 2009 - 5:55 am
The Red Sox prospect watch is back on from Fort Myers. Over the last couple of years, the significance of a robust player development system has become obvious in watching farm products play key roles in the past two playoff runs. As such, spring training provides a great opportunity to glimpse...
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Rob Bradford
February 12, 2009 - 4:49 am
On this day, the one where pitchers and catchers have to at least make a phone call to let the Red Sox know they have made inside the Fort Myers city limits (or close to it), the predictable chain of events has occurred: a bunch of pitchers came out, threw a little, and then back into the clubhouse...
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February 12, 2009 - 2:50 am
A few tidbits taken in from Wednesday's activities around the Red Sox ' spring training complex... 1) Josh Beckett's shoulder showed more strength in tests than it did at any point in the 2007 season. The right-hander, who reported to camp at 228 pounds, looked strong in his first bullpen session...
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February 11, 2009 - 11:55 am
With players trickling into both Florida and Arizona for spring training, one can sense the growing urgency of those who are still without jobs. A pair of players who no doubt expected to find employment long before this point-- Bobby Abreu and Adam Dunn --appear to have found new homes with just...
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Rob Bradford
February 11, 2009 - 9:12 am
While this might not be as exciting as the sight of the 6-foot-5 Justin Masterson getting out of his Mini Cooper car, it is still a real, live bullpen session. Oh, and did I tell you, if you're looking to have your own bullpen session, even in the snow and the cold, there is no better place to...
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