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Price's woes at Yankee Stadium continue
9/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
David Price entered Wednesday's start in the midst of his best stretch with the Red Sox, and in strong position to end the well-chronicled woes he's had at Yankee Stadium the last three seasons....
A Thorough and Well-Researched Argument for Robot Umpires
9/20/18 via Surviving Grady
Last night’s Red Sox/White Sox game was a stark reminder that the time has come for robot umpires. Don’t get me wrong; Eovaldi and Thornburg sucked , and the Boston offense was as impotent as a guy whose ball were just clawed off by a tiger. But the home plate umpire’s ...
Shitsplosion in the Bronx
9/20/18 via Surviving Grady
This was supposed to be the night the Sox clinched the AL East. And not just closing out the division, but doing it on Yankees turf. The sweetest possible way to twist the knife in our most hated rival’s back, made even sweeter by the fact that it’s the inaugural managerial year ...
J.D. vying for first global Triple Crown since '56
9/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
Before the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera broke a 45-year drought in 2012, there hadn't been a Triple Crown winner since Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski pulled off the feat for the 1967 Red Sox. Now, more than a half-century later, another Boston player, J.D. Martinez, is trying to join this exclusive club....
E-Rod tabbed for series finale vs. Yankees
9/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
Eduardo Rodriguez (12-4, 3.53 ERA) gets the nod on Thursday night for the Red Sox as they wrap up this three-game rivalry series at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees counter with righty Masahiro Tanaka. In 11 career starts against the Yankees, Rodriguez is 4-3 with a 3.16 ERA. Tanaka is 8-4 with a 4.08 ER...
Kimbrel may get save opportunities in 8th inning
9/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
One thing you could see at times down the stretch is closer Craig Kimbrel coming in before the ninth inning....
Puppet Red Is Happy that Chris Sale’s Back
9/19/18 via Surviving Grady
Maybe… too happy? The post Puppet Red Is Happy that Chris Sale’s Back appeared first on Surviving Grady . ...
Brandon Saves Brandon as Red Sox Keep Crushing Everything in their Path
9/19/18 via Surviving Grady
If you look back on past Red Sox championship seasons, you can pinpoint the precise moment when you realized we were dealing with some sort of magic. In 2004, it was Varitek feeding A-Rod his glove. In 2013, it was David Ortiz telling a packed house at Fenway that this was “our fucking...
AL East title banner returned to Red Sox
9/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
Louie Iacuzzi, a 44-year-old from Malden, Mass., was driving along a stretch of Massachusetts Route 28 known as McGrath Highway in nearby Somerville on Monday morning, when, according to what Iacuzzi told The Boston Globe, he and his friends saw cars swerving to avoid an object that turned out to be...
Should The Red Sox Snare Free-Agent C Wilson Ramos To Stabilize Position?
9/19/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) Currently, the Red Sox have three active catchers— Sandy Leon , Christian Vazquez and Blake Swihart . Today, Alex Cora indicated that all three may be on the post-season roster. While Leon has become an elite defender, his offense has regressed to sub-Mendoz...
Mookie Betts Is Back In The Red Sox Line-Up On Wednesday Night At DH
9/19/18 via FenwayNation
Here is tonight's Red Sox line-up: 1. Mookie Betts DH, 2. Andrew Benintendi LF, 3. J.D. Martinez RF, 4. Xander Bogaerts SS, 5. Mitch Moreland 1B, 6. Ian Kinsler 2B, 7. Eduardo Nunez 3B, 8. Sandy Leon C, 9. Jackie Bradley Jr. CF. On the hill tonight for The Carmine Hose ...
Newest Outrage From The New Ownership Group (NOG)—Sprinkles!!????!!
9/19/18 via FenwayNation
In recent months, we have  slightly tempered our usual criticism of the NOG (the Red Sox 'New Ownership Group'). After all, the 2018 squad is about to capture their third straight American League East title (never before done in franchise history ). So, it's a little easier to ignore the...
Sox Fans Find "2018 AL East Champ" Banner Lying In The Road In Somerville
9/19/18 via FenwayNation
Ladies and gentleman—this is the Red Sox we're talking about. No story is too bizarre. Exhibit number 5,978: Three local men found the 2018 American League East Champion banner (on its way to Fenway Park) in the middle of a busy highway in Somerville , Massachusetts (a world-class ...
Porous Bullpen Once Again Kills Red Sox, Fail to Clinch Against Empire, 3-2
9/19/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) All the signs were good until the seventh inning. Boston starter Nathan Eovaldi delivered six strong innings of work—with the Red Sox ahead 1-0 and in position to clinch the American League East. Then, of course, Dave Dombrowski 's Achilles Heel entered the game...
Sea Dogs announce 2019 schedule
9/19/18 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced the team's schedule for the 2019 season. The Sea Dogs will open the 2019 season at Hadlock Field on Thursday, April 4th at 6:00 PM against the Reading Fightin Phils (Phillies). Tickets for the 2019 seaso...
Just how good have Red Sox been historically?
9/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
Just how good have Red Sox been historically?...
Magic number stays at 2 as 'pen struggles
9/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
The champagne will have to stay in storage for at least another night. The Red Sox were nine outs away from a party, but instead the bullpen became an issue again and the Yankees came storming back for a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night....
Red Sox Seek Division Title Without Mookie Or Bennie In Tonight's Line-Up
9/18/18 via FenwayNation
Well, so much for Mookie Betts feeling good enough to DH today. Both Betts and Andrew Benintendi are out of tonight's Red Sox line-up. Here it is: 1. Ian Kinsler 2B, 2. Steve Pearce 1B, 3. J.D. Martinez RF, 4. Xander Bogaerts SS, 5. Eduardo Nunez DH, 6. Brandon Phill...
MLB Postponement Of July 25th Game Could Impact HR & Triple Crown Races
9/18/18 via FenwayNation
Back on July 25th, the Red Sox took a commanding 5-0 lead over the hapless Orioles at Camden Yards. The game was just in the second inning when the rains came. Bird hurler Dylan Bundy had already given up home runs to Andrew Benintendi , Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez . Fast forward two...
Another Reason Why The Boston Area Is The Greatest Place On Earth To Live
9/18/18 via FenwayNation
Thornton And Young Fan In 2010 (FN Photo) We here at FenwayNation are extremely proud to be based here in Boston—the greatest city in America (by far ). Another reminder of how amazing this city's people are was demonstrated in an press notification we got today from the gre...
All Hail National Cheeseburger Day! Celebrating One Of Fenway's Best Values
9/18/18 via FenwayNation
Today, September 18th, is National Cheeseburger Day —something really worth celebrating. For those of us who are still carnivores, a well-prepared cheeseburger is one of life's great treats. And, despite all of our complaining about Fenway's lack of amenities, the Tasty Burger cheese...
Red Sox-Yankee Game Moved From 1:05 PM to 7:05 Due To Heavy NYC Rains
9/18/18 via FenwayNation
The remnants for Hurricane Florence have forced the delay of today's Red Sox-Yankee match-up from 1:05 PM to 7:05 PM. Heavy rains are expected in the New York metropolitan area for much of the day—although things should clear out by the new game time. Boston enjoys a comfortable 11.5 game...
Inbox: Who will round out Sox's playoff roster?
9/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
Will Blake Swihart's versatility push him over the top for postseason-roster consideration? What should the Red Sox do about Rafael Devers? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers those questions and more in the Inbox....
Mookie Betts Likely To Play On Tuesday Afternoon In Bronx—Possibly As DH
9/17/18 via FenwayNation
Red Sox Nation held its collective breath on Sunday after Mookie Betts left that day's game early with 'left-side tightness'. As you may recall, Betts missed a substantial period of time earlier this year (May 29th-June 11th) with a similar left-side abdominal strain. Red Sox manager Alex Co...
Minor Notes: Instructs set to begin, award season wraps up
9/17/18 via SoxProspects News
Here are Monday's minor league notes: The SoxProspects.com Awards and All-Star teams were announced this week, starting with the All-Star position players , followed by the All-Star pitchers , the  Homegrown Player, Ex-Prospect, and Graduate and of the Year , the  Rookie,...

 

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