1. 2010 NL West Preview: Rocky Season in Store for Colorado Rockies

    The 2009 edition of the Colorado Rockies finished the season in second place in the NL West with a record of 92-70…that was good enough to earn a postseason berth as the NL wild card team...

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  2. 2010 NL West Preview: Divorce American Style To Doom Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West by three games last year after posting a 95-67 record; unfortunately for Los Angelians, the 2010 season doesn’t hold nearly as much promise...

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  3. 2010 NL West Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks Will Be Snakebitten in 2010

    The Arizona Diamondbacks finished a disappointing 2009 season with a record of 70-92 and in last place in the NL West—this after having posted winning records in each of the two prior seasons...

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  4. 2010 NL West Preview: San Diego Padres Pulling Up the Rear

    The Padres said goodbye to all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman last winter and then spent much of last spring trying to trade ace right-hander Jake Peavy, finally dealing their ace to the Chicago White Sox for a bevy of prospects...

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  5. Red Sox Top Ten Prospects: No. 8 2B/SS Derrik Gibson

    Drafted: 2nd Round, 2008 (Seaford HS, Seaford, DE) Height: 6′1″; Weight: 170 lbs Born: December 5, 1989 Most lists have both OF Reymond Fuentes and SS Jose Iglesias ranked ...

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  6. Win FREE Boston Red Sox Tickets And Memorabilila

    The first contest period in the Fourth Annual www.SOX1FAN.com Comment Contest ends one week from today. The second contest period begins on Opening Day...

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  7. Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects: No. 9 SS Jose Iglesias

    Drafted: Undrafted international free agent Height: 5′11″ Weight: 175 lbs Born: January 5, 1990 Iglesias broke into Cuba’s top league at the tender age of 17, and then defected during the World Junior Championships...

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  8. Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects: No. 10 OF Reymond Fuentes

    Drafted: First Round 2009 (Fernando Callejo HS, in Manati, Puerto Rico) Height: 6′0″ Weight: 170 lbs. Born: Feb. 12, 1991 Fuentes is a cousin of NY Mets CF Carlos Beltran...

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  9. Boston Red Sox Acquire Frandsen, Sign Schoeneweis: What Are They Thinking?

    Earlier today, the Red Sox acquired infielder Kevin Frandsen from the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named later, or cash—they also signed free agent left-handed reliever Scott Schoeneweis...

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  10. Tim Wakefield Still Up in the Air about Regular Season Role

    Tim Wakefield made his sixth start of the spring yesterday against the Florida Marlins, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five Fish. It was just the second time this spring he surrendered runs, as he improved to 3-1, 3...

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  11. A Month Late, Daisuke Matsuzaka Finally Faces Major League Hitters

    It may be just 10 days before Opening Day, but for starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka—who has been sidelined by a series of aches and pains for a large portion of spring training—it’s much more akin to March 1...

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  12. Will John Lackey Tip the Balance of Power Northward in the AL East?

    Let’s set the debate aside for the moment over the Red Sox's shift in philosophy. Volumes were written this winter (here and elsewhere) about the front office’s desire to transition the team more towards pitching and defense...

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  13. Josh Beckett Announces Presence with Authority, Whiffs Nine in 6-4 Red Sox Win

    Red Sox starting pitcher Josh Beckett missed his start on March 14 when he came down ill. He made his scheduled start last Friday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, but he pitched in a weakened state and was largely ineffective...

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  14. Dustin Pedroia will Play Friday, X-Rays on Wrist Negative

    The play looked innocent enough when it happened. Last night, Minnesota leadoff hitter Denard Span ripped a one-hopper that seemed destined for right field until Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia ...

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  15. Why Do the Red Sox Balk When Signing Their Own Players?

    The Red Sox seem quite comfortable spending liberally to bring players into the organization from other teams while simultaneously refusing to give their own players similar consideration when negotiating new deals...

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  16. Red Sox-Astros: Jonathan Papelbon's Performance a Headache in 10-7 Loss

    Southpaw Jon Lester allowed three runs and struck out seven batters over 5.1 innings in his start this afternoon in Fort Myers, but the Houston Astros scored six runs off closer Jonathan ...

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  17. Red Sox Manager Terry Francona: We Don't Want Jed Lowrie Kissing Anybody

    This afternoon, Red Sox manager Terry Francona announced the cause of the recent bout of fatigue that infielder Jed Lowrie has been dealing with. He is suffering from mononucleosis...

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  18. Boston Red Sox Update: Ryan Westmoreland Comes Through Brain Surgery Well

    The brain surgery performed on prospect Ryan Westmoreland earlier today was termed successful in a statement released by the Red Sox this evening. The 19-year-old prospect remained in intensive care at St...

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  19. Could Red Sox's Mike Lowell Be Heading Back To Florida?

    Today’s edition of “Fish Bytes”, the Miami Herald’s daily blog that covers the Florida Marlins, says that the club had a scout in Fort Myers yesterday watching Mike Lowell throw the leather at first base...

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  20. David Ortiz Puzzled by Intense Interest in His Early-Spring Stats

    Prior to today’s game at City of Palms Park, Red Sox DH David Ortiz expressed surprise with respect to the media’s obsession with his slow start this spring (he was just 1-for-19 at the plate prior to today’s ballgame)...

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  21. Red Sox First Cut Down Day Claims Casey Kelly And 11 Others

    Depending upon which prospect list you happen to read, RHP Casey Kelly is either the Red Sox No. 1 or No. 2 prospect. But today, he’s just another young man in the Red Sox minor league camp...

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  22. Boston Red Sox Prospect Ryan Westmoreland To Have Brain Surgery Tuesday

    The Red Sox top prospect, outfielder Ryan Westmoreland of Portsmouth, RI, has been diagnosed with a rare congenital condition (a cavernous malformation) that carries a risk of neurological damage and is potentially life-threatening...

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  23. 2010 Boston Red Sox Preview: JD Drew a Solid Part of a Winning Equation

    JD Drew is entering the penultimate year of the five-year, $70 million deal he signed with the Red Sox prior to the 2007 season...

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  24. 2010 Red Sox Preview: Mike Cameron to Be the Center of Attention in 2010

    The Red Sox were faced with a difficult choice this winter: Sign LF Jason Bay for four years and BIG bucks or bring in someone new to fill one of the outfield slots until Josh Reddick and/or Ryan Kalish might be ready for a full-time gig in 2011 or 2012..

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  25. Garciaparra Signs One-Day Deal, Retires As A Member Of The Red Sox

    (TEXT OF GARCIAPARRA'S REMARKS BELOW) Nomar Garciaparra was a sports icon in Boston, a city known for its sports icons...

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