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International Editor: One Man's Take On Yawkey Way Flap
8/18/17 via FenwayNation
by Mark Lawrence, FN International Editor Sydney, Australia.   John Henry , Boston’s own hedge-fund drivin’ man, raises an interesting issue when he says he’s ‘haunted’ by the Yawkey Way signpost on the street outside his ballpark. He has every right to feel that way and, to be h...
POLL: Six In Ten Reject Re-Naming Of Yawkey Way
8/18/17 via FenwayNation
The early results to our latest FenwayNation Poll indicate that fully six in ten readers (60%) do not want the Red Sox to re-name Yawkey Way. As the chart shows, four in ten (40%) believe the NOG should give the street a new name. You can still vote in the poll HERE ....
2017 Annual Donation Drive - We Need Your Help!
8/18/17 via SoxProspects News
Dear readers, The SoxProspects.com Annual Drive is still on!  We still need your help to hit our fundraising goal of $10,000 to keep the site up and running for another year. We are still quite a long way from this goal—less than halfway as of this writing, in fact—so if y...
Scouting Scratch: Late-round 2017 draftees
8/18/17 via SoxProspects News
LOWELL, Mass -- With Brett Netzer’s promotion earlier this month, the Lowell lineup is on the thin side. 2017 13th-round pick Garrett Benge out of Oklahoma State is one of the most intriguing of those who remain. Benge has minimal projection in his 6-foot, 205-pound frame and is already...
Cup of Coffee: Ball strikes out nine, Groome gets roughed up
8/18/17 via SoxProspects News
8/18 Cup of Coffee: With two former first-round picks on the hill on Thursday, it was Trey Ball who had by far the best performance. Jay Groome 's hot streak came to an end, but there were still some positives in his outing, and Logan Boyd had another quality start for Salem, but he co...
PawSox Fall in 14 Innings to Louisville
8/18/17 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The Pawtucket Red Sox endured an hour-long rain delay, received dominant relief pitching and grabbed a go-ahead run in the 13th inning, only to lose to the Louisville Bats, 6-5, in 14 innings Thursday night in the series finale at Louisville Slugger Field....
Red Sox Enter Much-Anticipated Series Vs. Yankees As Betting Favorites
8/18/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
The Boston Red Sox will look to extend their lead atop the American League East standings when they open a... Read More » ...
Pedro Martinez Pitches In Oldtime Baseball Game To Benefit ALS Research
8/18/17 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez took the mound at St. Peter's Field in Cambridge Thursday night. ...
Red Sox Fans: Yawkey Way Is Part Of Fenway’s History
8/18/17 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Owner John Henry wants to change the name that is also associated with some of the Red Sox segregated times. ...
Pedro returns to mound in full uniform
8/18/17 via MLB Red Sox
Pedro returns to mound in full uniform...
Pedro recreates young Pedro for charity
8/18/17 via MLB Red Sox
The 45-year-old legend took the mound with No. 45 on the back of a flannel Red Sox jersey for a one-night engagement that thrilled everyone in attendance on Thursday at St. Peter's Field....
Sox-Yanks rivalry, battle for 1st shift to Fenway
8/18/17 via MLB Red Sox
For the second consecutive weekend, baseball's most storied rivalry will be on display. This time, the venue is Fenway Park, where the second-place Yankees will try to chip into the Red Sox's four-game lead in the American League East. Boston took back sole possession of first from New York on Aug. ...
Pedro Martinez Takes The Mound In Oldtime Baseball Game To Fight ALS
8/18/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Pedro Martinez was back on the mound in a No. 45 Boston Red Sox uniform on Thursday night. The three-time... Read More » ...
Red Sox want to change Yawkey Way name
8/18/17 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox president/CEO Sam Kennedy and chairman Tom Werner expressed confidence on Thursday night that the club will soon be successful in changing the name of Yawkey Way -- the street that serves as the main entrance to Fenway Park....
Red Sox to unveil Tony C. display at Fenway
8/18/17 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox will unveil a display Friday at Fenway Park honoring former outfielder Tony Conigliaro. The display, which will be revealed 50 years after the tragic facial injury that cut short Conigliaro's prodigious career, will feature photos and memorabilia from his playing career in Boston....
‘Haunted’ By History Of Racism, Red Sox Want Yawkey Way Name Change
8/17/17 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Red Sox principal owner John Henry told the Boston Herald he is “haunted” by previous owner Tom Yawkey. ...
John Henry Would Welcome Yawkey Way Name Change, Wants Red Sox To Lead Effort
8/17/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Red Sox owner John Henry told the Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman on Thursday that he believes the team should lead... Read More » ...
Steve Nash Dishes Hilarious Tweet After Red Sox First Pitch Goes Awry
8/17/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Plenty of people cracked jokes after Jordan Leandre’s first pitch at Wednesday’s Boston Red Sox game hit a photographer square... Read More » ...
POLL: Should The Red Sox Re-Name Yawkey Way?
8/17/17 via FenwayNation
Should the Red Sox re-name Yawkey Way? Yes No   pollcode.com free polls ...
John Henry: Sox Will Lead Effort To Ditch Yawkey Way
8/17/17 via FenwayNation
Red Sox principal owner John Henry says the team will lead an effort to re-name the street his franchise sits on: Yawkey Way . The street, of course, is named after Thomas Yawkey , whose family owned the team from 1933 to 2002—when the new owners (led by Henry) took over. Said Henry: "The ...
Why Giancarlo Stanton Trade Wouldn’t Make Much Sense For Red Sox
8/17/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Once upon a time, Giancarlo Stanton looked like a perfect fit for the Boston Red Sox. Then, things changed. Namely,... Read More » ...
Yankee Blog Bemoans Empire Not Dealing For Chris Sale
8/17/17 via FenwayNation
Seth Pizzurro , of the Yankee blog Pinstripe Alley , has penned a fascinating article suggesting that New York made a huge blunder not trading for Chris Sale . He argues that when you see a relatively young, 'Top Five' pitcher on the market with controllable costs, you trade for him. He ex...
How Sale found a new gear for historic season
8/17/17 via MLB Red Sox
Chris Sale is obviously having a great year, but he's always been great. How did he manage to take yet another leap forward? It's a combination of improvement on his end plus some favorable support from his new team....
Ball tosses seven shutout innings in 2-0 win
8/17/17 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
Trey Ball led the way with seven scoreless innings as the Sea Dogs (59-61) shutout the Altoona Curve (63-59) 2-0 on Thursday afternoon at Hadlock Field to take the rubber game of the series. Portland and Altoona split their season series 3-3....
Sox Hope Saturday Boston Common Rally Skirts Fenway
8/17/17 via FenwayNation
A Saturday rally on Boston Common—planned by some of the same groups that participated in the Charlottesville, Virginia march last week— is raising extra security concerns for the Red Sox . The team will be hosting the Yankees on Saturday night—while the "free speech" rally will take place ab...

 

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