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New England Sports Network
Red Sox's Blake Swihart Has Made Most Of Big-League OpportunityThings haven’t exactly gone as planned for Blake Swihart this season. In a good
Red Sox's Blake Swihart Has Made Most Of Big-League Opportunity
New England Sports Network / Posted 5 hours ago
Things haven’t exactly gone as planned for Blake Swihart this season. In a good way. The rookie catcher was thrown in the fire early in the season when he was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to fill in for injured catchers Christian Vazquez and... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Tim Wakefield: Joe Kelly Pitching Better With Improved MechanicsSometimes, you just need to get back to basics. Joe Kelly has struggled for mu
Tim Wakefield: Joe Kelly Pitching Better With Improved Mechanics
New England Sports Network / Posted 5 hours ago
Sometimes, you just need to get back to basics. Joe Kelly has struggled for much of the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 campaign, but he’s been on fire recently. The right-handed hurler is 4-0 in his last four starts with an impressive 1.82 ERA, allowing just... Read more
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SportingNews
13 strange but true facts found while browsing Baseball ReferenceIn a parable that includes the baseball gods, the game of creation gave basebal
13 strange but true facts found while browsing Baseball Reference
SportingNews / Posted 7 hours ago
In a parable that includes the baseball gods, the game of creation gave baseball nerds their holy grail. In the ninth inning, the baseball gods said, "Let there be a database equal parts time-sink and indispensable resource." The roots of Baseball... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Former Red Sox Knuckleballer Has New Pitch: Bank SpokesmanFarmington Bank's new pitchman won't throw you a knuckleball: he's done that al
Former Red Sox Knuckleballer Has New Pitch: Bank Spokesman
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
Farmington Bank's new pitchman won't throw you a knuckleball: he's done that already. Tim Wakefield, who spent 17 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, has signed on with the bank as its celebrity spokesperson, making appearances at branch grand openings... Read more
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Boston Herald
Millar will miss Orsillo, waxes poetic on PedroFormer Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar called former pitcher Pedro Martinez
Millar will miss Orsillo, waxes poetic on Pedro
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Former Red Sox first baseman Kevin Millar called former pitcher Pedro Martinez “one of my favorite human beings in the world,” as he joined Boston Herald Radio yesterday to talk about the Sox. But the analyst for the MLB Network started by... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Red Sox's Early Offense Gives Starting Rotation Cushion To Work WithThe Boston Red Sox are scoring early, and that’s a good thing for their startin
Red Sox's Early Offense Gives Starting Rotation Cushion To Work With
New England Sports Network / Posted 4 days ago
The Boston Red Sox are scoring early, and that’s a good thing for their starting rotation. The Red Sox have scored in either the first or second inning in each of their last 13 games, which has given the pitchers a cushion to work with. “That’s the... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Joe Kelly Leading Run Of Terrific Starts By Red Sox PitchersThe Joe Kelly of August is the pitcher the Boston Red Sox were trading for when
Joe Kelly Leading Run Of Terrific Starts By Red Sox Pitchers
New England Sports Network / Posted 4 days ago
The Joe Kelly of August is the pitcher the Boston Red Sox were trading for when they acquired him last summer from the St. Louis Cardinals. After a stint in Triple-A Pawtucket, Kelly was recalled to make two starts in July. He posted an 0-2 record... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kevin Millar on Don Orsillo, Dave Dombrowski's impact and Pedro MartinezKevin Millar joined Herald Radio this morning and touched on a number of topics
Kevin Millar on Don Orsillo, Dave Dombrowski's impact and Pedro Martinez
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Kevin Millar joined Herald Radio this morning and touched on a number of topics, but started by addressing the big news of the day. Don Orsillo is reportedly being let go by NESN at the conclusion of the season. This will be Don Orsillo's final... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kevin Millar on Don Orsillo's rumored departure, Dave Dombrowski's impact and Pedro MartinezKevin Millar joined Herald Radio this morning and touched on a number of topics
Kevin Millar on Don Orsillo's rumored departure, Dave Dombrowski's impact and Pedro Martinez
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Kevin Millar joined Herald Radio this morning and touched on a number of topics, but started by addressing the big news of the day. Don Orsillo is reportedly being let go by NESN at the conclusion of the season. This will be Don Orsillo's final... Read more
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Philly.com
Nick Foles vs. Marcus Mariota;Do you think that Terrell Suggs targeted Sam Bradford’s knees on his controvers
Nick Foles vs. Marcus Mariota;
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Do you think that Terrell Suggs targeted Sam Bradford’s knees on his controversial hit? 2) Chip Kelly offered a compliment to his defensive backfield, although not one heard often. He called them “lactose intolerant.” “They do not bite the cheese... Read more
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Philly.com
Ravens: What Did We Learn?4. Mark Sanchez looked more like Mark Sanchez, which isn’t such a bad thing. Sa
Ravens: What Did We Learn?
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
4. Mark Sanchez looked more like Mark Sanchez, which isn’t such a bad thing. Sanchez shook off his shaky preseason opener and was much more efficient through the air. He completed 14 of 20 passes for 118 yards and the Eagles scored 10 points on his... Read more
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Boston Herald
Silverman: Ben Cherington rates high in Red Sox GM historyBen Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox
Silverman: Ben Cherington rates high in Red Sox GM history
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Ben Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox who climbed each and every rung of the baseball operations ladder, Cherington never lost his considerable cool, never lost sight of his principles and never relaxed his... Read more
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Boston Herald
He may be history but Ben Cherington ratesBen Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox
He may be history but Ben Cherington rates
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Ben Cherington was a class act all the way. A 17-year employee of the Red Sox who climbed each and every rung of the baseball operations ladder, Cherington never lost his considerable cool, never lost sight of his principles and never relaxed his... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bill Ballou: Demise of 2015 Red Sox a mystery to meAs someone who thought what the Red Sox did last winter would work reasonably w
Bill Ballou: Demise of 2015 Red Sox a mystery to me
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
As someone who thought what the Red Sox did last winter would work reasonably well — that Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval would be pretty good and the pitching would be good enough for the team to make the playoffs given the mediocre competition... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bill Ballou: Demise of 2015 Red Sox a mysteryAs someone who thought what the Red Sox did last winter would work reasonably w
Bill Ballou: Demise of 2015 Red Sox a mystery
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
As someone who thought what the Red Sox did last winter would work reasonably well, that Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval would be pretty good and the pitching would be good enough for the team to make the playoffs given the mediocre competition out... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Justin Bour caps off Marlins' 5-4 walk-off win over Red SoxAll night long the Marlins stranded more humans than Skipper on Gilligan’s Isla
Justin Bour caps off Marlins' 5-4 walk-off win over Red Sox
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
All night long the Marlins stranded more humans than Skipper on Gilligan’s Island. They had left 13 men on base until, finally, Adeiny Hechavarria’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning sent the game into extras. Dee Gordon’s leadoff triple in the 10th... Read more
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Boston Globe
This week in history: August 9-15August 10, 1999: Tim Wakefield struck out four batters in the ninth inning of a
This week in history: August 9-15
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
August 10, 1999: Tim Wakefield struck out four batters in the ninth inning of a game against the Kansas City Royals, becoming the first Red Sox pitcher ever to do so. This can only happen when the first two batters strike out, and the catcher fails... Read more
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Boston Herald
David Ortiz wants to aid Red Sox' decision-makingDETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season seri
David Ortiz wants to aid Red Sox' decision-making
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
DETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season series this past weekend at Comerica Park, it so happened that the corner locker assigned to David Ortiz in the visitors clubhouse was located directly below a large... Read more
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Boston Herald
David Ortiz an influential leaderDETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season seri
David Ortiz an influential leader
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
DETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season series this past weekend at Comerica Park, it so happened that the corner locker assigned to David Ortiz in the visitors clubhouse was located directly below a large... Read more
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Boston Herald
Papi: Influential leaderDETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season seri
Papi: Influential leader
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
DETROIT — As the Red Sox and Tigers were playing a meaningless late-season series this past weekend at Comerica Park, it so happened that the corner locker assigned to David Ortiz in the visitors clubhouse was located directly below a large... Read more
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SportingNews
Steven Wright's knuckleball absolutely baffles the YankeesSteven Wright's postgame interviews can be different than most others. There's
Steven Wright's knuckleball absolutely baffles the Yankees
SportingNews / Posted 23 days ago
Steven Wright's postgame interviews can be different than most others. There's no real explanation for why his pitches move the way they do on a given night, so Wright was succinct in explaining his dominance of the Yankees on Wednesday. Why did... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
GreenJackets to honor Madison BumgarnerTuesday, August 4, 2015 AUGUSTA, GA: The Augusta GreenJackets, Single “A” affi
GreenJackets to honor Madison Bumgarner
News 12 Augusta / Posted 25 days ago
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 AUGUSTA, GA: The Augusta GreenJackets, Single “A” affiliate of the 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, have announced they will induct former GreenJacket and current San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner into the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Sox's Mistakes Leave Them Without an AceValerie Winslow is a lifelong member of Red Sox Nation. She lived 30 of her 33
Sox's Mistakes Leave Them Without an Ace
Bleacher Report / Posted 29 days ago
Valerie Winslow is a lifelong member of Red Sox Nation. She lived 30 of her 33 years in Boston before moving to Ohio. Last week, a trip to the Cubs-Reds series in Cincinnati was a necessity because Jon Lester is now with Chicago. Winslow and her... Read more
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Boston Herald
Knuckler Steven Wright comes up big for Red SoxWhen the Red Sox think of having a stopper in their starting rotation, Steven W
Knuckler Steven Wright comes up big for Red Sox
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
When the Red Sox think of having a stopper in their starting rotation, Steven Wright is at least fifth, if not further, down that list. The 30-year-old knuckleballer, however, made the type of start the Sox were desperate for last night, as they... Read more
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Boston Herald
Knuckler finally the Wright stuffWhen the Red Sox think of having a stopper in their starting rotation, Steven W
Knuckler finally the Wright stuff
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
When the Red Sox think of having a stopper in their starting rotation, Steven Wright is at least fifth, if not further, down that list. The 30-year-old knuckleballer, however, made the type of start the Sox were desperate for last night, as they... Read more

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