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POLL: Readers Are Divided On Impact Of Sam Adams Chairman's Comments
8/20/18 via FenwayNation
Further voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that readers are literally divided down the middle on the impact of comments made by Sam Adams Chairman Jim Koch —thanking President Trump for recent tax cuts. As the chart shows, exactly the same percentage (38%) say they are ...
POLL: Most Say They'll Drink Less Sam Adams After Chairman's Comments
8/20/18 via FenwayNation
Very early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows that a plurality of readers (40%) would be less likely to buy Sam Adams beer based on the comments of the company's Chairman—thanking President Trump for the recent tax cuts. As the table shows, one-third of our readers (33%) s...
Minor Notes: PawSox set to move, Shawaryn's hot streak continues
8/20/18 via SoxProspects News
Here are Monday's minor league notes: Executive Editor Chris Hatfield and Director of Scouting Ian Cundall got together for the 144th episode of the SoxProspects Podcast . The guys talked about the PawSox leaving Pawtucket, provided scouting notes on the current Pawtuc...
POLL: Impact Of Sam Adams Chairman's Comments On Beer Purchases
8/20/18 via FenwayNation
As you know, Sam Adams beer is a major corporate sponsor of the Red Sox. A couple of weeks ago, Sam Adams Chairman Jim Koch thanked the President for the recent tax cuts. Does knowing this make you more likely to buy Sam Adams beer, less likely, or doesn't it make any difference to you? More...
'Raiders Of Lost Offense' Make Return Trip To Fenway As Rays 2-Hit Red Sox
8/20/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) The Red Sox lost to a guy ( Jalen Beeks ) that they just traded away for Nathan Eovaldi —in a humiliating 2-0 shutout at Fenway yesterday (with Boston managing just two hits). Beeks went four innings (in a typical Tampa "bullpen" merry-go-round)—shitting down the ...
30 guys we want to see win it all
8/20/18 via MLB Red Sox
This week at The Thirty, we take a look at the Carlos Beltran on each time: The veteran, or just inspiring story, who you'd most like to see win that elusive championship. Obviously, there's not much hope for some of these guys; the Orioles have already been eliminated, after all. But you never know...
Scouting Scratch: Mike Shawaryn
8/20/18 via SoxProspects News
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Right-handed pitcher Mike Shawaryn has been one of the most consistent pitchers in the Red Sox system this year. In Portland, Shawaryn made 19 starts, throwing 112 2/3 innings with 99 strikeouts and a 3.28 ERA and 1.13 WHIP. After the trade deadline, Shawaryn was promoted...
Cup of Coffee: Shawaryn stands out in piggyback relief role
8/20/18 via SoxProspects News
8/20 Cup of Coffee: It was a tough night on the farm for the bats, as four of the five affiliates in action notched exactly four hits. The highlights in the system came on the mound, particularly a surprising and dominant outing from Mike Shawaryn ( pictured ) in his first relief appearanc...
Podcast Ep. #144 - They have a Durin, Duran and Duron
8/20/18 via SoxProspects News
Join Chris and Ian as they sort through the people's mailbag. They share their thoughts on the WooSox (Narrator: WooSox?) What do you think about WooSox? We'd like to know. Ian declared victory in the what is a prospect debate. He also saw Mike Shawaryn shove at Pawtucket. Then Chris cracked open th...
Bats go silent as Red Sox shut out by Rays
8/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
Even the most potent offense in the Major Leagues can get shut down occasionally. The Red Sox were all but silenced in what was a bullpen game for the Rays, taking a 2-0 loss in Sunday's finale of a three-game series at Fenway Park....
PawSox Threaten Late, Fall to Durham, 1-0
8/19/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Despite a pair of rallies in the eighth and ninth innings, the Pawtucket Red Sox could not overtake the Durham Bulls in a 1-0 loss on a windy Sunday afternoon at McCoy Stadium....
Altoona takes the rubber-game of the series, 8-2
8/19/18 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
Portland, Maine- Arden Pabst hit a three-run homer over the Maine Monster in the second inning and the Altoona Curve (67-55) took the rubber match over the Sea Dogs (53-70) 7-2 in front of a sellout crowd on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field....
Porcello, Sox welcome AL Central-leading Tribe
8/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
A four-game matchup between two of the top teams in the American League opens with a duel of former Cy Young Award winners tonight at Fenway Park. Rick Porcello (15-5, 4.04 ERA) gets the call for Boston. He will be opposed by Indians righty Corey Kluber (15-6, 2.68 ERA). This is the first game betwe...
Eduardo Rodriguez set to pitch Monday for Portland
8/19/18 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
The Boston Red Sox have announced that former Sea Dog LHP Eduardo Rodriguez will start the series opener against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays affiliate) on Monday night at Hadlock Field. Rodriguez will join Austin Maddox, Drew Pomeranz, Bobby Poyner, and Tyler Thornburg to make an MLB Re...
Cora looking forward to managing against Tito
8/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
In his first season as a Major League manager, Alex Cora has earned a lot of praise for the way he has been able to keep his team loose and his ability to look at the big picture with nearly every decision he makes....
G125: Rays 2, Red Sox 0
8/19/18 via the joy of sox
Rays - 010 000 001 - 2 4 1 Red Sox - 000 000 000 - 0 2 0 The Red Sox were shut out for only the fifth time this season. They have been held to four or fewer hits only eight times in 125 games. However, two of those eight games have been played in the last 24 hours. (Boston had four hits l...
PawSox Game Notes: August 19
8/19/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Baseball Is Broken. How Would Nick Punto Fix It?
8/19/18 via the joy of sox
More brawls! That’s Easy.. Hockey rules. Players fight one on one, when a player is in a vulnerable position the umpires stop the fight. The game will police itself and America’s favorite past time would be that much better. #Acuna #Urena — Nick Punto (@Shredderpunt...
Billy Beane Again Has Low-Budget Athletics In The Hunt For The Post-Season
8/19/18 via FenwayNation
After the 2002 season, Red Sox principal owner John Henry offered Oakland GM Billy Beane $12.5 million to become Boston's chief baseball honcho. Beane's A's had just made history by winning 20 straight games during the 2002 season. Beane turned down the offer from the derivatives magnate an...
Price Wins 13th With Seven Solid Innings, J.D. Hammers, Sox Win Again, 5-2
8/19/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) Since the All-Star Break, David Price has truly been the guy we went out and got in 2016. The lefty is 3-0 with a 1.35 ERA. Last night, he went seven solid innings, striking out eight—while yielding just two runs on five hits. With Chris Sale on the DL again, it'...
Cup of Coffee: Kent super for Portland; Duran on fire at the dish
8/19/18 via SoxProspects News
8/19 Cup of Coffee: A super performance from Matthew Kent ( pictured, right )   propelled Portland to a win while Jarren Duran extended his hit streak to seven games with Greenville. Pawtucket and Salem were both shut out while Lowell got a lift from Devlin Granberg at the plate. ...
Martinez back alone atop HR leaderboard
8/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
J.D. Martinez struck again with his power stroke for the Red Sox on Saturday night at Fenway Park, belting MLB-leading No. 38 over the home bullpen in right-center in the bottom of the third inning of Boston's 5-2 win....
Price shows ace form as he dominates Rays
8/19/18 via MLB Red Sox
David Price looks primed and ready to play the role of ace while Chris Sale is again on the disabled list. The lefty continued his recently strong run with an impressive, seven-inning performance that led the scorching-hot Red Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Rays on Saturday night at Fenway Park....
Durham Blanks Pawtucket, 3-0
8/19/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Marcus Walden impressed for a second consecutive appearance out of the bullpen, but a dominant pitching performance from the Durham Bulls downed the Pawtucket Red Sox, 3-0, on Saturday night at McCoy Stadium in front of a sell-out crowd of more than 11,000 fans....
Ailing shoulder sends Sale back to DL
8/18/18 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox ace Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day disabled list with mild left shoulder inflammation, the club announced on Saturday afternoon. His DL stint is retroactive to Wednesday....


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