1. My Two Cents: Terry Francona Should Platoon David Ortiz and Mike Lowell at DH

    In a poll currently running on Boston.com, 77 percent of respondents have said they think Red Sox manager Terry Francona should be utilizing 3B Mike Lowell as designated hitter. At the outset, let me start by stating that the Boston...

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  2. Boston Red Sox-Kansas City Royals: Sox Bullpen Again Disappoints In 4-3 Loss

    Caption: KC RF Rick Ankiel was left holding just his bat handle after his eighth inning showdown with Sox fireballer Daniel Bard...

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  3. My Two Cents: On the Remarks of Umpire Joe West

    Major League Baseball is concerned with the time it takes to play games, believing that the sport is suffering because games take nearly three hours (on average) to play...

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  4. Yankees-Red Sox: John Lackey Abandoned by Offense, Bullpen in Boston's 3-1 Loss

    Starting pitcher John Lackey was the last of the Red Sox four high-profile free agent signees to make his 2010 debut this evening...

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  5. The Red Sox Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2010

    This afternoon, the Red Sox announced those members of the Red Sox family who will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in September...

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  6. David Ortiz Explodes at a Boston Media Intent on Chasing Stories

    Red Sox Nation has a voracious appetite for all things Red Sox, and the Boston media does everything it can to ensure The Nation will have plenty to read about...

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  7. Red Sox-Yankees, Game Two: Lester, Bullpen Struggle In 6-4 Loss

    Jon Lester hasn’t responded especially well to playing second banana. The southpaw pitched the Red Sox second game of the season for the third straight year…and as he had done on the two previous occasions, he struggled...

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  8. Update: Westmoreland Making Progress In Rehab

    The day after top prospect Ryan Westmoreland was seen at Fenway Park enjoying Opening Night with his family in the suite of Red Sox owner John W...

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  9. Josh Beckett, Red Sox Announce Four-Year Contract Extension

    In an afternoon press conference at Fenway Park, the Red Sox and RHP Josh Beckett announced they have finalized a four-year, $68 million extension that will keep the right-hander in Boston through the 2014 season...

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  10. Boston-New York: Red Sox Grind Out 9-7 Comeback Win Over Yankees in Opener

    (Pictured: Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia prepares to launch his game-tying home run into the Green Monster seats in the bottom of the seventh inning of the Red Sox 9-7 win… SOX1FAN ...

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  11. MLB Opening Night Scene: Fenway Park, 2010

    The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees kicked off the 2010 MLB season last night at Fenway Park in Boston, MA...

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  12. Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects No. 1: Pitcher Casey Kelly

    Drafted: First Round, 2008 (Sarasota, FL) Height: 6′3″; Weight: 195 lbs Born: Oct. 4, 1989 It seems pre-ordained. It seems like only a matter of time before pitcher Casey Kelly develops into a star...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Officially Finalize Opening Day Roster

    At 1:00 am, the Red Sox announced their 25-man Opening Day roster in an e-mail to the media. Executive Vice President/General Manager Theo Epstein made the announcement...

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  14. Red Sox Top Ten Prospects, No. 2: OF Josh Reddick

    Drafted: 17th Round, 2006 (Middle Georgia JC) Height: 6′2″; Weight: 180 lbs Born: February 19, 1987 Josh Reddick hails from Effingham County, Georgia, which is located approximately ...

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  15. 2010 A. L. East Preview: Pitching And Defense Will Key Red Sox Pennant

    A few years ago, the Red Sox front office decided to experiment with Bill James’ closer-by-committee theory, and we all know how THAT worked out for them...

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  16. 2010 A. L. East Preview: Yankees Express Keeps Rolling Along

    After winning their first World Series in nearly a decade, the Yankees refused to stand pat and spent the off-season making wholesale changes to an increasingly-aging roster...

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  17. 2010 A. L. East Preview: Spreading Sunshine On Florida's Gulf Coast

    Over the last few years, the Tampa Bay Rays have converted from an also-ran into a contender. Last year at this time, they were the defending American League champions...

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  18. 2010 A. L. East Preview: Charm Starting To Return To Orioles Baseball

    The Orioles struggled through their twelfth consecutive losing season in 2009, finishing with a 64-98 record which, surprisingly, was four games worse than their record in 2008 (I say ...

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  19. 2010 A. L. East Preview: Baseball Fans Will Be Blue In Toronto

    The Blue Jays finished the 2009 season with a surprisingly-decent 75-87 record, but it is really hard to imagine they can come close to repeating that performance this year. Toronto GM Alex Anthopoulos traded long-time ace, Roy Halladay (17-10, 2...

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  20. Red Sox Top Ten Prospects: No. 3: OF Ryan Kalish

    Ryan Kalish grew up in Red Bank, N.J. In high school, he starred on the gridiron and the diamond. He was offered a baseball scholarship from the University of Virginia and planned on ...

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  21. 2010 AL Central Preview: ChiSox to Ride Improved Rotation to Title

    The White Sox have made wholesale changes over the course of the last twelve months, acquiring RHP Jake Peavy, 3B Mark Teahen, and OFs Alex Rios, Juan Pierre, and Andruw Jones, while introducing 2B Gordon Beckham to his first big league action...

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  22. 2010 A.L. Central Preview: Pitching Has a Target on Its Back in Minnesota

    The Twins are coming off a very successful 2009 campaign in which they finished in a first-place tie with the Detroit Tigers (86-76), and then won a one-game playoff to move into the postseason...

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  23. 2010 A. L. Central Preview: Wheels are Spinning in Motown

    The Detroit Tigers finished last year with a record of 86-76, tied for first place in the AL Central… but they failed to make the post-season when they lost Game No. 163 to the Minnesota Twins and sat home while the post-season got underway...

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  24. 2010 MLB Predictions: Fans in KC Will be Royally Disappointed

    Once again, there’s not a heckuva lot to like about what is going on in Kansas City. The Royals' front office appears to be completely lacking in terms of a consistent philosophy on how it wants to build the ball club...

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  25. 2010 AL Central Preview: Tribe Tribulations Abound in Cleveland

    The Cleveland Indians finished last season with a 65-97 record, good for fourth place in the American League Central...

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