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Red Flag—Sox Running J.D. Foot Injury By Specialists?
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
Hold your horses, Red Sox Nation! The J.D. Martinez signing may not be fully official yet. According to The Boston Globe 's Peter Abraham , Martinez suffered a "sprained Lisfranc ligament in his right foot" last season and that may be holding up a final resolution to the deal. Repor...
Boston's First DH, Orlando Cepeda, In Critical Condition
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) Orlando Cepeda , who forged his Hall Of Fame career in nine seasons with the San Francisco Giants, is in critical condition after a cardiac event suffered on Monday . The 80-year-old Cepeda was the very first Red Sox DH —playing in Boston for the 1973 season (...
J.D. arrives at camp without official deal
2/21/18 via MLB Red Sox
The official announcement of power hitter J.D. Martinez, and his much-needed bat for the middle of Boston's lineup, will have to wait at least another day....
Lowell impressed by Devers' athleticism
2/21/18 via MLB Red Sox
Former Red Sox third baseman and 2007 World Series Most Valuable Player Award winner Mike Lowell was on the field Wednesday working with third baseman Rafael Devers....
Sister Of J.D. Martinez Recounts His First Visit To Fenway
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
The sister of J.D. Martinez posted a picture on Instagram yesterday showing the new Red Sox slugger on his first visit to Fenway on his 19th birthday twelve years ago this coming August. She states, "He looked good in Boston gear even back then!" Martinez will be expected to—at least part...
Glove Day a Spring Training treat for Red Sox
2/21/18 via MLB Red Sox
Early in the morning before workouts started, a handful of Red Sox players made their way just outside the clubhouse over to an area set up for Wilson Glove Day....
Some Thoughts About MLB’s Pace Of Play Problems And Solutions
2/21/18 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Here are one man's thoughts about MLB's pace of play "problems." You can take them or leave them for whatever they are worth....
Red Sox SS Turkey Gross Would Have Been 122 Today
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
Turkey Gross There are a number of former Red Sox players we could have chosen for today's birthday celebration. After careful consideration, we chose to celebrate Joe Foy 's birthday (as you can see on our right sidebar). The ex-Red Sox third baseman passed away tragically in...
David Price Told J.D. Martinez To Expect Boos In Boston
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) There he goes again! David Price , in his seemingly un-ending effort to alienate Red Sox fans, told his former teammate J.D. Martinez to expect boos in Boston . Said Price, "I told J.D. he will love the guys here in this clubhouse but also told him he’ll get boo...
Empire Snares Another Quality Player In Brandon Drury
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
In a mostly unnoticed three-team trade, The Bronx Embalmers further enhanced their 2018 roster by nabbing IF Brandon Drury from the Diamondbacks—and only giving up an obscure 2B prospect in return. The 25-year-old Drury (under control through 2021) pretty much flew under the radar in Ariz...
David Price: "We Hate The Yankees. We Hate Them."
2/21/18 via the joy of sox
It's not a bad thing that David Price is trying to rebuild his tattered image with Red Sox fans, but I don't think I'll ever really like the guy - he was a jerk too many times for too many years before coming to Boston. Still, offering some perfunctory quotes regarding the rivalry is preferred to b...
The MLB's Confusing New "Pace Of Play" Initiatives
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
"candlesticks always make a nice gift" Leave it to Major League Baseball to royally screw up a well-intentioned initiative. Previously, we have lauded Commissioner Rob Manfred for taking on the players "union" and trying to shorten games with pace-of-play initiatives. A pitch c...
Red Sox Trade Bryce Brentz To Pittsburgh For Cash
2/21/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) With all the attention being paid to the acquisition of J.D. Martinez , the trade of OF Bryce Brentz  has kind of snuck in under the radar. The Red Sox dealt the 29-year-old to the Pittsburgh Pirates for "cash considerations". Brentz—a first round pick by Bo...
J.D. Martinez Arrives At Red Sox’ Facility In Fort Myers
2/21/18 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
J.D. Martinez has arrived....
Globe: The Red Sox In Spring Training 100 Years Ago
2/21/18 via the joy of sox
What Red Sox Spring Training Was Like 100 Years Ago Mark Dunphy, Boston Globe When pitchers and catchers reported for Red Sox spring training last week, it was an early sign of warmer things to come for fans back in Boston. A century ago, Babe Ruth offered the same sunny promise as he waited for ...
All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
2/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14....
Red Sox Trade OF Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh Pirates
2/20/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Bryce Brentz to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash considerations. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement....
Roche: Figuring Out Red Sox’ Lineup With J.D. Martinez A Difficult Challenge For Alex Cora
2/20/18 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
The Red Sox got their power bat. Now comes the hard part for Alex Cora....
Roche: J.D. Martinez A Late Bloomer, Not Unlike David Ortiz Or Jose Bautista
2/20/18 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
J.D. Martinez has proven to be a consistent slugger, although it took him a while to get where he wanted/needed to be....
Sox's clubhouse reacts to J.D. signing
2/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
The arrival of J.D. Martinez to the Red Sox could come Wednesday, once he passes his physical. The anticipation in the clubhouse for the arrival of this offseason's premier slugger was building by the end of Tuesday's team workout....
J.D. celebrated his 19th birthday at Fenway
2/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
J.D. celebrated his 19th birthday at Fenway...
Red Sox Trade Bryce Brentz To Pittsburgh For Cash
2/20/18 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
With the big acquisition of J.D. Martinez, someone on the Red Sox roster had to go....
J.D. deal likely means a lot of 1st for Hanley
2/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
For months, a healthier Hanley Ramirez has been saying he's ready and able to play a lot of first base this season. That is a good thing, because the Red Sox are now going to need him to....
Red Sox trade Brentz to Pirates for cash
2/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox and Pirates have agreed to a deal that will send outfielder Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh in exchange for cash considerations, the clubs announced Tuesday afternoon....
POLL: Plurality Favor Strict Platoon For Hanley/Moreland
2/20/18 via FenwayNation
Early (but vigorous) voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that a plurality of readers (42%) favor a strict platoon at 1B for Hanley Ramirez and Mitch Moreland in the wake of the J.D. Martinez signing. As the chart shows, the next highest percentage of readers opt for cut...

 

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