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2 = 1? Benintendi hits ball twice for single
8/16/18 via MLB Red Sox
Andrew Benintendi got jammed so thoroughly on a 3-2 sinker by Phillies lefty Aaron Loup in the seventh inning on Wednesday night that the ball managed to hit his bat twice....
'Pen roughed up as Phils snap Sox streak
8/16/18 via MLB Red Sox
As the Red Sox march toward perhaps their best regular season ever, there is still some fine-tuning to be done before the games that matter most. Joe Kelly and Drew Pomeranz are two members of the pitching staff who simply haven't been able to find their groove for weeks, and that trend continued in...
Two-hit wonders hit the ball twice with 1 swing
8/16/18 via MLB Red Sox
Andrew Benintendi hits the ball twice on one swing...
Jimenez tossed five hitless innings in 6-5 'Dogs win
8/16/18 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
Portland, Maine- Deiner Lopez had two hits and three RBIs - including the game-winning RBI in the eighth as the Sea Dogs (51-68) won their second straight game over the Trenton Thunder (65-55) 6-5 on Wednesday night at Hadlock Field....
Johnson gets call in opener vs. Rays
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
After an off-day at home on Thursday, the Red Sox open a three-game series against the Rays on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. ET at Fenway Park. Invaluable swingman Brian Johnson will make the start opposite Ryne Stanek. The lefty is 3-1 with a 3.21 ERA in eight starts this season. Second baseman Ian Kin...
E-Rod starting rehab stint; Kinsler near return
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
A realistic timetable would be for Eduardo Rodriguez to make 2-3 starts in the Minors to build up his pitch count and return to the Red Sox in late August or early September. Ian Kinsler may return to the team by Friday....
G122: Phillies 7, Red Sox 4
8/15/18 via the joy of sox
Red Sox - 003 000 010 - 4 10 1 Phillies - 000 301 30x - 7 12 2 The Red Sox trailed by four runs when they loaded the bases with no outs in the eighth inning. J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts had both singled off Pat Neshek and Jackie Bradley was safe when Phillies first baseman Justin Bour fi...
Mookie Betts Is Out Of The Red Sox Lineup On Wednesday Against Phillies
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
Here is tonight's Red Sox line-up in Philly:  Andrew Benintendi LF;  Brock Holt 2B; Mitch Moreland 1B;  J.D. Martinez RF;  Xander Bogaerts SS;  Jackie Bradley Jr. CF; Rafael Devers 3B; Sandy Leon C. On the mound for Boston tonight is Nathan Eovaldi ....
Lin Stays Hot in 8-3 Loss to Norfolk
8/15/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Tzu-Wei Lin and Rusney Castillo continued their excellent offensive seasons and combined for five hits, but the Norfolk Tides toppled the Pawtucket Red Sox, 8-3, on Wednesday afternoon at McCoy Stadium....
POLL: Nearly Two-Thirds Prefer Rick Porcello As Second Playoff Starter
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
Very early voting in out latest FenwayNation Poll shows a pretty clear preference for a Game Two playoff starter. In fact, nearly two-thirds of our readers (65%) would like to see former Cy Young winner Rick Porcello follow Chris Sale in the Red Sox playoff rotation. As the chart show...
POLL: After Chris Sale, Who Should Start A Second Playoff Game For Sox?
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
After Chris Sale In Game One, who should start a hypothetical second playoff game for the Red Sox? Nathan Eovaldi Brian Johnson Drew Pomeranz Rick Porcello David Price Eduardo Rodriguez Steven Wright OTHER [specify in comments section]   pollcode.com f...
VIDEO: In Case You Forgot—Jackie Bradley, Jr.'s Catch Of The Year (7/29/18)
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
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VIDEO: BrockStar Goes Deep Yard To Provide Red Sox Margin Of Victory
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
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Porcello Is One Of Six AL PItchers With Two Extra-Base Hits In A Season Since 1973
8/15/18 via the joy of sox
Rick Porcello is one of only six American League pitchers to have two extra-base hits in a season in the DH Era (since 1973). No AL pitcher has had three extra-base hits in a season since 1973. Porcello may have a chance to be the first when the Red Sox play three games in Atlanta on September 3-...
Former Red Sox Pitcher José Santiago Turns Seventy-Eight-Years Old Today
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
FN Editor With Santiago José Santiago —a major contributor to the Impossible Dream team of 1967—turns 78 years-old today. Santiago is remembered as the pitcher who delivered a win in seven stellar innings on the day  before the Red Sox (and Jim Lonborg ) clinched a tie ...
PawSox Game Notes: August 15
8/15/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
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Ben Zobrist Ejected After Telling Phil Cuzzi He Is One Reason Players Want Robot Umps
8/15/18 via the joy of sox
Ben Zobrist was ejected from a game for the first time in his career after telling plate umpire Phil Cuzzi that players would prefer robot umpires . When you have good, quality at-bats as a hitter and you feel like it's kinda taken away from you, you want some sort of an answer. Or you w...
Can J.D. catch Mookie to claim Triple Crown?
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
In his first season with the Red Sox, J.D. Martinez has slugged his way into contention for a Triple Crown. But one of his teammates may thwart that effort....
Sox's best August trade came in 2012
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August...
Ricky Is 'Pretty' Again, BrockStar Goes Yard, Sox Eke Out 2-1 Win Over Phils
8/15/18 via FenwayNation
(Getty Images) Rick Porcello was back on track last night, going seven solid innings and giving up just two hits, while striking out ten Phillies in a 2-1 win . The righty was pretty dominant throughout—except for a solo HR he gave up to Philadelphia's Rhys Hoskins . Boston's o...
Cup of Coffee: Shawaryn and Houck fire seven strong innings
8/15/18 via SoxProspects News
8/15 Cup of Coffee: Dominant outings from  Mike Shawaryn (pictured) , Kyle Hart   and Tanner Houck were the highlights of the night, while Sam Travis had five hits over two games.  Brayan Bello racked up more strikeouts in the DSL, four players from Lowell played in ...
Squirrel runs around field in Pawtucket
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
Squirrel runs around field in Pawtucket...
Houck spins a gem for Salem
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday....
Sox's first pinch HR of year lifts strong Porcello
8/15/18 via MLB Red Sox
Rick Porcello allowed just one run on two hits and fanned a season-high 10 batters over seven stellar innings, but playing in a National League park and his spot in the order coming up in the eighth, manager Alex Cora did the conventional thing by turning to a pinch-hitter. Brock Holt then did somet...
Shawaryn, Travis Lead PawSox to Doubleheader Split
8/15/18 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Pawtucket Red Sox starter Mike Shawaryn starred with a seven-inning shutout, and cleanup man Sam Travis went 5-for-6 with a pair of doubles in Tuesday's doubleheader, as the PawSox split their twin bill with the Norfolk Tides at McCoy Stadium....

 

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