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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 27, 2008 - 5:38 pm
It took little time for Jason Bay to realize that he wasn't in Kansas (or, more accurately, Pittsburgh) anymore. Less than a week after the July 31 cyclone that brought him from the Pirates to the Red Sox , the left-fielder was caught off guard to hear that his new club had not concluded its...
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Rob Bradford
August 27, 2008 - 1:10 pm
WEEI.com has learned that the Red Sox will be playing teams from the National League East as their inter-league foes next season and mong the teams the Red Sox will host are the Mets and Florida Marlins , while one of the inter-league road destinations for the Sox will be Washington D.C. TheÂ...
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Rob Bradford
August 27, 2008 - 8:32 am
What a comeback! Boston 9, New York 7 in the annual Yankee Stadium media game. I will have all the details tonight, along with video documentation. Five runs in the final inning ... Good times! Got to go to the clubhouse ...
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August 27, 2008 - 6:43 am
The Red Sox and Braves just announced a deal that will bring outfielder Mark Kotsay to the Red Sox in exchange for 20-year-old outfielder Luis Sumoza of the Short-Season Single-A Lowell Spinners. Kotsay will give the Sox outfield depth while J.D. Drew is on the disabled list. The Sox may choose to...
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August 27, 2008 - 5:25 am
Paul Byrd 's value to the Red Sox is already apparent. The Sox acquired him to stabilize the rotation with a veteran presence. He permitted the team the luxury of sending Clay Buchholz back to the minors, where he can work through his mechanical and mental challenges under less glaring scrutiny...
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Rob Bradford
August 27, 2008 - 3:48 am
There are some things that you just can't miss the opportunity to do, and sitting in the visitors dugout at Yankee Stadium after pitching two innings on the Yankee Stadium mound is one of them. As we sit here in the fourth inning the Boston media is losing 5-1 as Bill Burt of the Eagle-Tribune just...
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Rob Bradford
August 26, 2008 - 3:14 pm
Sources confirm to WEEI.com that the Red Sox are close to agreeing on the principles of a trade that would send outfielder Mark Kotsay to the Sox from the Atlanta Braves for what is believed to be a minor leaguer not on Boston's 40-man roster. The teams still have to agree to the minor leaguer...
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Rob Bradford
August 26, 2008 - 1:36 pm
The title this entry has to do with David Ortiz , but, no, there is no rant or the like. Just as batting practice  was coming to an end at Yankee Stadium , Ortiz walked into the dugout, redirected focus toward the right field bleachers and said, "See that big guy, 10 rows up along the aisle," the...
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August 26, 2008 - 1:18 pm
Tonight marks the first game between the Red Sox and Yankees since the trade of Manny Ramirez to the Dodgers. Obviously, the left fielder was not forgotten. Prior to the game, as Kevin Youkilis concluded an autograph-signing session for fans in New York, a kid in a Yankees cap asked, "Do you miss...
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Rob Bradford
August 26, 2008 - 5:36 am
I sit here next to FOBF Ian Browne of MLB.com , on a train bound for New York. I like to call it the WEEI Express. (Branding, baby, branding!) While I venture back into blogdom at 50-something mph, Young Browne is watching the cinematic classic "Smart People." I graded it out to a B- mostly due to...
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