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POLL: Blake Swihart Clear Favorite For 'Bubble' Success
3/18/18 via FenwayNation
He'll probably make the team anyway, but Blake Swihart clearly has the support of fans as the "bubble" player they most want to make the squad and have a big 2018 season. Results from our latest FenwayNation Poll show that more than seven in ten readers (72%) choose Swihart—far ahead of t...
PawSox fall to Tides 6-5 in Sarasota
3/18/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The Pawtucket Red Sox dropped a see-saw, 6-5 decision to the Norfolk Tides (AAA-Baltimore) on Saturday in Sarasota, FL to fall to 2-2 in the Grapefruit League season....
Everyone Loves A Contest #22: 2018 Red Sox W-L
3/18/18 via the joy of sox
With Opening Day less than two weeks away (March 29), it's time for this year's Red Sox W-L Contest ! The person that correctly guesses Boston's 2018 regular season W-L record will win a (used, but very nice) copy of Bill James's This Time Let's Not Eat The Bones: Bill James Without The Numb...
Travis among top prospect performers
3/18/18 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox slugger Sam Travis was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Saturday....
Kelly: Expect more Jim Buchanan this season
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
Kelly: Expect more Jim Buchanan this season...
Wright not ruling out joining OD rotation
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
For weeks, it had been presumed that Steven Wright would start the season on the disabled list due to his recovery from left knee surgery....
Poyner making case to join Red Sox bullpen
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
A rare Red Sox prospect who has flown under the radar, lefty reliever Bobby Poyner has emerged as a legitimate candidate to make the team....
POLL: Which Sox Bubble Guy Are You Pulling For Most?
3/17/18 via FenwayNation
Which ONE "bubble" guy are you pulling for MOST to make the team and have a big year for the Red Sox? Brock Holt Blake Swihart Brandon Workman Brian Johnson Deven Marrero Tzu-Wei Lin Heath Hembree Bobby Poyner OTHER (Specify in comments section)   po...
Yanks-Sox rivalry about to be as good as ever
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
Aaron Boone was a part of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry when it was as good as it ever was, and ever will be again....
Kimbrel to be ready even if he can't rejoin camp
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Friday that closer Craig Kimbrel will be ready physically for the start of the regular season regardless of whether he makes it back to Spring Training....
Sox weigh Minors option in finalizing roster
3/17/18 via MLB Red Sox
It's that time of year again, when organizations start to agonize over roster decisions. An overriding factor is often if the player still has Minor League options....
Barfield gives PawSox a 2-1 win with walk-off homer
3/16/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
PawSox RF Jeremy Barfield belted a solo homer with two outs in the bottom of the 9th-inning to give the Pawtucket Red Sox a 2-1, walk-off victory over the Durham Bulls (AAA-Tampa Bay) on Friday in Fort Myers, FL. Barfield, who slugged 28 HR last year (27 during an All-Star season for Portland and th...
PawSox to Host Free "Taste of Spring" Open House Saturday, March 24 at 12:00 Noon at McCoy Stadium
3/16/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The Pawtucket Red Sox will host "A Taste of Spring," an Open House on Saturday, March 24, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at McCoy Stadium. The free lunchtime event includes free ballpark fare, including your choice of hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, sausage, and McCoy's signature french fries. Fans ...
"Jim Buchanan" Interviews Big "Poopie" In Ft. Myers
3/16/18 via FenwayNation
Poor 'Judge'-Ment Leads To Tampering Concern By MLB
3/16/18 via FenwayNation
(AP Photo—2017) Aaron Judge may be able to hit HRs (and strike out a lot), but his recruitment skills leave a lot to be desired. Judge reportedly told Baltimore's Manny Machado that "he'd look good in pinstripes" . Major League Baseball informed The Evil Ones that Judge's...
Patriots' Stephon Gilmore coming to Hadlock on April 30
3/16/18 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
PORTLAND, MAINE - New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore is scheduled to make an appearance at Hadlock Field, presented by Aura, on Monday, April 30th, when the Portland Sea Dogs host the Trenton Thunder at 6:00 PM...
Yawkey Way Hearing Features Both Sides Of The Issue
3/16/18 via FenwayNation
The Red Sox-inspired hearing before the City Of Boston Public Improvement Commission took place on Thursday . It drew speakers from both sides of the controversial issue—i.e, whether to expunge the Yawkey Way name and replace it with Jersey Street. In addition to the Red Sox attorneys, Walt...
Tides roll in 8-3 win over PawSox
3/16/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The PawSox fell to 1-1 in spring training action as they dropped an 8-3 decision to the Norfolk Tides (AAA-Baltimore) in Sarasota, FL on Thursday. Chandler Shepherd was the starter and loser allowing 4 hits and 3 runs in 2.1 innings of work. Reliever Josh Smith tossed 2 perfect innings with 4 strike...
Price Thrilled With Four Shutout Innings In First Spring Start
3/16/18 via the joy of sox
David Price, in his first start of the spring, was sharp . In four shutout innings against the Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon, he allowed only one hit and one walk, while striking out five. ESPN's Scott Lauber wrote that Price "established his fastball and cutter early on, then incorporated hi...
E-Rod takes big step with live BP session
3/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
With a strong right knee to pitch on, Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez has turned a corner in his comeback from surgery and will pitch in a Minor League game on Wednesday....
Price eyeing big picture after spotless debut
3/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
When it comes to his comeback season, which officially starts in two weeks, David Price is thinking big. The lefty dazzled over four scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut on Thursday at JetBlue Park....
PawSox Foundation to Present "A Veterans Home Run: A 5k Walk 'N Run" on Saturday Morning, May 19
3/15/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Fort Report: Minors changes while Drive get their bling
3/15/18 via SoxProspects News
Here are Thursday’s minor league notes from Fort Myers: The SoxProspects team updated its scouting report on two players in the system in fifth-ranked prospect Sam Travis and sixth-ranked prospect Josh Ockimey . Both seem destined for the minors out of spring training, due to a logjam a...
Sing Petition To Stop Automatic 2B Runner In Extras
3/15/18 via FenwayNation
FenwayNation is taking the initiative to communicate fan opposition to the new minor league rule allowing the automatic placement of a runner on 2B in extra innings. Clearly, the implication is that the rule—if it flies in the minors—  may be migrated to the the major leagues. Please ...
The Beginning Of The End
3/15/18 via the joy of sox
I have been a Boston Red Sox fan for 42 years and for most of that time I was skeptical - often extremely so, and with very good reason - that I would ever see a World Series championship. All I really wanted to was to see one . And I have witnessed three! My obsession with the team has certainly ...


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