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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. 

August 21, 2008 - 6:35 am
The potential seemed limitless. In just his second major-league start, on the final day of the season, the pitcher tore through the enemy lineup like paper. The 21-year-old stood just one batter from a no-hitter in which the sole imperfection was someone else's fault. The right-hander had recorded...
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Rob Bradford
August 21, 2008 - 5:20 am
Sorry about the tardy post. I'm going to try and get to this earlier in the morning on a regular basis, but packing my bag in Baltimore and getting out of town slowed me down a bit. I wanted to first make mention of tomorrow night's starter for the Red Sox , Paul Byrd . I don't know if you knew,...
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Rob Bradford
August 20, 2008 - 5:22 pm
BALTIMORE -- Yesterday I posted that Clay Buchholz might have found something in his delivery which could lead to  bigger and better things. Back to the drawing board. After their 11-6 loss to the Orioles, Wednesday night, Boston is now 3-12 in Buchholz starts, and 70-39 when everybody else starts...
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Rob Bradford
August 20, 2008 - 4:44 pm
 BALTIMORE -- Dustin Pedroia had never been thrown out of game. Not in Little League , high school, college, the minor leagues, or his relatively brief major league career. His temper had led him away from a promising tennis career in his pre-teen years, and an occasional remark to the men in blue...
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Rob Bradford
August 20, 2008 - 12:45 pm
BALTIMORE -- Julio Lugo couldn't hide his disappointment while sitting in front of his locker before Wednesday night's game. He had been progressing from a severely strained left quadriceps muscle faster than anticipated, and was scheduled to take batting practice with the team in Toronto over the...
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August 20, 2008 - 6:30 am
Daisuke Matsuzaka showed up at Fenway Park for his introductory press conference in December 2006 as an unprecedented phenomenon. He was treated as a revolutionary, someone who might throw pitches--the gyroball, the shuuto--that would force an expansion of baseball vocabularies. The plaudits were...
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Rob Bradford
August 20, 2008 - 2:21 am
If ever there was a lesson to be learned, it is don't cover your body in magnets. Former Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu used to do it and look where it got him ... arrested. Irabu was taken to the pokey in Osaka, Japan yesterday after drinking 20 mugs of beer, getting his credit card rejected, and...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2008 - 2:35 pm
 Was just on the award-winning Planet Mikey show and Mike Adam s said he had a list he wanted to read on the air. I convinced him that it would better if he released the coveted info on our new Web site. So, here it is: Mike Adams can name nine right-handed batters in baseball history better than...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2008 - 2:21 pm
BOSTON -- Carl Yastrzemski arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday after experiencing chest discomfort.  After numerous tests and evaluations, it was determined that he needed triple bypass surgery which was performed this afternoon.  The surgery was a complete success and he is...
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Rob Bradford
August 19, 2008 - 12:53 pm
BALTIMOR E -- Jason Varitek ' s solo home run in the second inning marked the ninth season he has had 10 or more home runs, the most years by a Red Sox catcher, passing Carlton Fisk . The seven straight seasons he has running equals Fisk's club mark. It was the first time since last Sept. Varitek...
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