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'Cluster Luck' Stat Shows Sox Should Be Better In 2017
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
It seems that the Baseball Geeks come up with a new stat every year. Sometimes, they're actually helpful in understanding a season. One such stat is 'Cluster Luck' (folks, you just can't make this stuff up). Basically "CL" determines how susceptible a team is to both offensive and defe...
Leon goes yard twice in Boston's 9-run fifth
3/27/17 via MLB Red Sox
Sandy Leon had a two-homer afternoon, both of which came in the fifth inning, to lead the Red Sox to a 11-9 road win over the Orioles on Monday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium....
Two Former Red Sox Backstops Released By Phillies
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
Hanigan at Andover H.S. Both Bryan Holaday and Andover High School's Ryan Hanigan were released today by the Phillies . The two backstops were both on the 2016 Red Sox roster at one time or another. This may be the end of Hanigan's ten-year MLB career—which started wit...
PawSox Foundation to Present "A Veterans Home Run: 5k Walk 'N Run" on May 20
3/27/17 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
The Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation today announced exciting changes to their annual 5K Walk 'N Run, which this year will take place on Saturday, May 20th at 9:30 am with the route both starting and finishing at McCoy Stadium. An earlier time of year (the race was ...
Sea Dogs to Hold National Anthem Auditions
3/27/17 via Portland Sea Dogs News List
The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, will host auditions for National Anthem performers for the 2017 season. The auditions will be held at Hadlock Field on Saturday, April 8th from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Pre-registration is required....
Set-Up Guy Thornburg Goes Down With Muscle Issue
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
Haven't had enough bad news on Red Sox pitchers? How about their newly-acquired set-up guy going down with a trapezius muscle spasm ? Tyler Thornburg —who hasn't pitched since March 1st because of another medical issue—missed today's scheduled action because of the new injury. Given t...
Thornburg setback opens up 'pen competition
3/27/17 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox setup man Tyler Thornburg was hoping to take a key step on Monday in his quest to break camp with the team by returning to action for the first time since March 1....
Red Sox should be Trade Deadline buyers
3/27/17 via MLB Red Sox
In a perfect world, Boston's deep and talented roster as currently constructed is one that could propel the team deep into October. But things are hardly ever perfect over the grind of a 162-game season. Injuries and underperformance are realities president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and...
After strong spring, Swihart bound for Triple-A
3/27/17 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox made several roster moves on Monday. Infielder Deven Marrero and catcher Blake Swihart were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket, and catcher Dan Butler and first baseman Sam Travis were reassigned to Minor League camp....
Sox Job Opening: Wally The Green 'Back-Up' Monster
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
The Red Sox are looking for a few good monsters—or at least one more. Apparently, the rigors of being Wally The Green Monster are too much for just one person. So, the Red Sox are looking for a 'back-up' to fill in for Wally when he just can't perform his mascot duties. Hey, they get sick...
Red Sox Thought Of The Day: ‘Too Many Variables’ Make It Hard To Predict This Team
3/27/17 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
With Opening Day just a week away, Zolak & Bertrand begin to break down the 2017 Boston Red Sox. ...
Fort Report: Another round of cuts as Opening Day nears
3/27/17 via SoxProspects News
Here are Monday's minor league notes: Josh Ockimey (pictured)   was a bright spot in the system during the first half of the 2016 season, but he struggled in the second half after opponents began employing a shift. Ockimey talked with SoxProspects.com's Managing Editor Matt Hue...
Washington Post: World Series Or Bust For '17 Red Sox
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
The Washington Post 's  Dave Sheinin predicts that the Red Sox will again top the AL East in 2017 —finishing ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. As far as expectations go, Sheinin pulls no punches: "The season is a success if: they go all the way. Nothing else will suffice in Boston this...
Last Chance To Vote On Dalton Jones Pre-Season Ballot
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
With just seven days left before the Red Sox take on the Pirates on Opening Day at Fenway, this is your final opportunity to vote in the Dalton Jones Industrial Average Pre-Season balloting. The DJIA (honoring the Red Sox all-time pinch-hit leader) gathers four key metrics from FN readers s...
Travis, Marrero, Swihart Cut From Red Sox Roster
3/27/17 via FenwayNation
The Red Sox cut their roster to 38 players today by sending C Blake Swihart and SS Devin Marrero to AAA Pawtucket and reassigning 1B/DH Sam Travis to minor league camp. Travis, who was having his second straight hot Spring, is tabbed as the #4 prospect in the organization. Both Swihart ...
Swihart Optioned To Triple-A; Leon, Vazquez Will Start Season As Red Sox Catching Tandem
3/27/17 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
The Red Sox' regular season roster is taking shape, and one roster move on Monday is providing a clearer picture behind the plate. ...
Blake Swihart and Deven Marrero Optioned to Pawtucket
3/27/17 via Pawtucket Red Sox News List
Prior to today's game against the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves: · Infielder Deven Marrero and catcher Blake Swihart were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. · Catcher Dan Butler and first baseman Sam Travis were reassigned to minor league camp....
Fantasy Baseball 2017: Five Potential Busts To Avoid In Your League’s Draft
3/27/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
A new Major League Baseball season is upon us, and that means it’s time to prepare for your fantasy baseball league’s... Read More » ...
Fantasy Baseball 2017: Closers To Target, Stay Away From In Your Draft
3/27/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Just like your favorite MLB team, your fantasy baseball team will be at a great advantage with a top-tier closer... Read More » ...
Chris Sale Impresses During Latest Spring Training Start For Red Sox
3/27/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale looks like he’s ready for the 2017 MLB regular season to begin. The Red... Read More » ...
Sale backed by big blasts, K's 6 in 5-inning shutout
3/26/17 via MLB Red Sox
Red Sox ace Chris Sale and Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson were sharp, as neither allowed a run, while Christian Vazquez connected on a three-run homer in the seventh to lead Boston to a 7-2 win on Sunday at Hammond Stadium....
Banner day cements Vazquez's bid for catcher
3/26/17 via MLB Red Sox
Already the favorite to win the second catching spot for the Red Sox, Christian Vazquez appeared to all but end the competition with an impressive showing in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Twins....
Chris Sale is about to face whole new ballgame in Boston, as Rick Porcello can attest
3/26/17 via WEEI
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- All signs point to Chris Sale being really good. Tweet  Email You might also like...  .node .outbrain-FT_1{ position:absolute; } #related_ma...
Red Sox reassign 6 to Minor League camp
3/26/17 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox, who have one of the strongest outfields in the Major Leagues, reassigned Rusney Castillo and Allen Craig to Minor League camp on Sunday....
David Price Plays Catch, Shows Signs Of Improvement Following Elbow Scare
3/26/17 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
David Price’s recovery process took a small, but important, step forward Saturday. The Boston Red Sox left-handed starter’s left elbow... Read More » ...

 

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