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Jerry Remy Will Visit The NESN Booth For An Inning Tomorrow Night
9/25/18 via the joy of sox
Jerry Remy said today that he will drop by the NESN booth for an inning during tomorrow night's game: "Final session of radiation todayđź‘Ť Will be on NESN tomorrow night to join the guys for a inning. Looking forward to visiting Fenway." Remy also has uploaded about 300 photos and videos to Insta...
If Sox Make World Series, A Game Seven Would Be At Fenway On Halloween
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
Not to get ahead of ourselves too much, but thanks to the Red Sox clinching the MLB's best record (and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs), any World Series Game Seven would be at Fenway Park on Halloween night . Yup, you heard it right. How could it be any other way for the Red ...
G158: Orioles at Red Sox, PPD.
9/25/18 via the joy of sox
Orioles - Red Sox - Tonight's game has been postponed. The teams will play a day-night doubleheader tomorrow (1 PM and 7 PM). Jimmy Yacabonis / David Price...
Sox Postpone Tonight's Game Against The O's Due To Heavy Rain Forecast
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
As we speculated yesterday, the Red Sox have postponed tonight's game against the Orioles—and re-scheduled it as part of a dual-admission, day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. Heavy downpours have been forecast for both the afternoon and evening in Boston. Although the Red Sox have an off-d...
O's-Red Sox postponed; day-night DH on Wed.
9/25/18 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox-Orioles game scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, September 25, at Fenway Park has been postponed. The forecast calls for an extended period of sustained rain throughout the afternoon and evening in the Fenway area....
BREAKING: Chris Sale Is Named As Boston's Game One ALDS Starter
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
Red Sox president of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski announced today on MLB Network Radio that ace Chris Sale will be the team's Game One starter in the American League Division Series on October 5th at Fenway Park. This decision is independent of which team ( The Evil Ones or the ...
POLL: Two-Thirds Are 'Very" Concerned That Sox Bullpen Will Derail October
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
Very early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that just over two-thirds of readers (67%) say they are very concerned that the Red Sox bullpen will "derail" the team's post-season chances. As the chart shows, about one reader in five (20%) states that they are somewhat ...
POLL: How Concerned That Red Sox Bullpen Will Derail The Post-Season?
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
How concerned are you that the Red Sox bullpen will derail the team's post-season chances? Very concerned Somewhat concerned Not really too concerned Not concerned at all   pollcode.com free polls ...
Dave O'Brien Claims The Dodgers Won "A Lot" Of 1-0 Games With Davey Lopes Stealing Second Base And Scoring The Only Run. ... The Actual Number Of Times This Happened In 10 Years? Zero.
9/25/18 via the joy of sox
Mookie Betts stole second base in the fourth inning of last night's 6-2 victory over the Orioles. His head-first slide prompted this conversation from NESN's Dave O'Brien and Dennis Eckersley: Eckersley: I hate those head-long dives, but that's the way you got to get them. I used to watch Davey Lop...
The 1912 Team The 2018 Red Sox Just Surpassed Was Pretty Darned Good
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
They didn't yet have Babe Ruth on the roster (that happened two years later), but the 1912 Boston Red Sox were a pretty dynamic team. Led by OF Tris Speaker (.383, 10 HRs), the 1912 World Series Champs won 105 regular season games on their way to beating the New York Giants in The Fall Cla...
Red Sox Clinch Team Win Record And Home Field With 6-2 Win Over Orioles
9/25/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) It was a historic night at Fenway Park. In one fell swoop, the Red Sox clinched both a franchise win record (106) and home-field advantage throughout the 2018 playoffs. The 6-2 victory was decisive and clear—with the offense and starting pitching meshing in a way t...
October Baseball is Way, Way Better than Summer Baseball: A Pale Man Explains
9/25/18 via Surviving Grady
I’ll come right our and say it: I’m pale as fuck. Boston Irish. Red hair. Skin so white it’s almost translucent. I’m the kid whose mom insisted that he wear a shirt whenever he went swimming for fear the sun would sear the very flesh from my bones. The guy who once...
Umpire Tim Timmons Should See An Optometrist As Soon As Possible
9/25/18 via the joy of sox
Umpire Tim Timmons was behind the plate on Monday night for the Orioles/Red Sox game at Fenway Park. He made several shockingly bad calls, including at least five of Dylan Bundy's pitches in the first three innings. All of them were in the strike zone, but Timmons called each one a "ball". One ...
Sox win record 106th, clinch Majors' best mark
9/25/18 via MLB Red Sox
In the 118-year history of the Red Sox, no team had won 106 games in a season until Mookie Betts -- well on his way to being an all-time franchise icon in his own right -- powered the American League East champs to a 6-2 win over the Orioles at Fenway Park on Monday night....
Cora: No set rules for final rotation turns
9/24/18 via MLB Red Sox
There's no one-size-fits-all formula for preparing for October. Red Sox manager Alex Cora will let his pitchers decide what works best for them to prepare for the American League Division Series....
G157: Red Sox 6, Orioles 2
9/24/18 via the joy of sox
Orioles - 000 010 010 - 2 7 1 Red Sox - 040 200 00x - 6 10 0 The Red Sox set a franchise record on Monday night by winning their 106th game of the season. They are the first team to win as many as 106 games since the 2001 Mariners set the American League record with 116. They also clinch...
In a nod to the Red Sox, Kyrie Irving wore a rat
9/24/18 via MLB Red Sox
In a nod to the Red Sox, Kyrie Irving wore a rat...
Could Anything Top This Tweet As 'Exhibit A' In The Argument To "Kill The Win"?
9/24/18 via the joy of sox
The Ace of Spaeder : The two longest streaks of consecutive starts with three or fewer runs allowed: Jake Arrieta (Cubs) - 29 games - 24-1 record during streak Jacob deGrom (Mets) - 28 games - 7-9 record during streak...
Xander Bogaerts Is Back In Tonight's Red Sox Line-Up Against The Birds
9/24/18 via FenwayNation
On what will surely be a frigid night at Fenway Park, here is tonight's Red Sox line-up: Mookie Betts RF, Andrew Benintendi LF, J.D. Martinez DH, Xander Bogaerts SS, Rafael Devers 3B, Steve Pearce 1B, Brock Holt 2B, Christian Vázquez C, Jackie Bradley Jr. CF. On the hill t...
Post-Season Preview Guest-Blogger Opportunity For A FenwayNation Reader
9/24/18 via FenwayNation
Ever wanted to spout-off about our beloved Carmine Hose ? Well, the Editors of FenwayNation are offering one reader the chance to weigh-in on the Red Sox post-season chances. Next week, before the Sox engage either the Athletics or Evil Ones in the ALDS, we will offer the winning "guest-...
A Tuesday Rainout Would Cause Scheduling Issues For Red Sox And Orioles
9/24/18 via FenwayNation
It's looking more and more like Tuesday night's game between the Red Sox and Orioles will be a washout . Boston has an available off-day on Thursday— but the Birds do not . So, assuming anyone cares if Game #158 is even played , it will probably be part of a day/night, double-admission twin...
Minor Notes: Maddox has surgery; can free agency be changed?
9/24/18 via SoxProspects News
Here are Monday's Minor Notes: Right-handed pitcher Austin Maddox  had surgery on his right rotator cuff on September 19. The 27-year-old only threw 7 2/3 innings in 2018, dealing with inflammation in his throwing shoulder through much of the season. WEEI.com's Rob Bradford has b...
In Era Of More Rested Starters, Boston's Shaky Bullpen Even More Vulnerable
9/24/18 via FenwayNation
As Sports Illustrated 's Tom Verducci points out, 2018 saw the lowest percentage of MLB starts on "regular rest" (four days or less) —41.3%. Just ten years ago, that number was 53.3%. Perhaps not surprisingly then, only two Red Sox pitchers threw the qualifying number of innings this year (...
Cold, Then Wet, Then Humid—What Boston Weather Has In Store For Orioles
9/24/18 via FenwayNation
(WBZ) Thanks to the keen eye of the WBZ meteorology department , it appears that the hapless Orioles will not only have to match up with the MLB's best team over the next three days— they will also face three distinct seasons of weather . Hey, welcome to New England, you Marylan...
Who is Boston's all-time single-season ace?
9/24/18 via MLB Red Sox
We take a look at each franchise's One Game To Live pitcher, the one pitcher, during his one peak season, that you'd put on the mound with it all on the line. You just get to pick one pitcher, and one season, when he was at the height of his game. Who's your pick?...

 

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