1. MLB Trade Rumors: Red Sox Target Phillies' Jayson Werth

    As Red Sox Nation sighs in relief to see Cliff Lee bypass New York for the Lone Star State, WEEI's Rob Bradford reports that Theo Epstein and the Boston front office have started showing some interest in acquiring Philadelphia OF Jayson Werth...

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  2. MLB Trade Deadline: The 5 Biggest Blockbuster Trade Busts of the Decade

    Cliff Lee to the Yankees! Prince Fielder to the Giants! Dan Haren to the Cardinals! Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox! As the 2010 Trade Deadline approaches—and speculation runs ...

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  3. Backup Backstop Kevin Cash Traded Back To Boston, To Start

    When former Red Sox farmhand and periodic call-up Kevin Cash was dealt back to Beantown Thursday afternoon, he seemed poised to resume familiar backup duties behind veteran catcher Jason Varitek...

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  4. Boston Red Sox Ink Southpaw Castoff Rich Hill

    On the heels of another abysmal outing from staple lefty Hideki Okajima, who allowed a two-run jack over two-thirds of an inning Tuesday night, the Boston Red Sox have signed former Chicago Cubs lefty Rich Hill to a minor-league contract...

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  5. MLB Trade Rumors: David DeJesus To Boston Developments

    Kansas City Royal outfielder David DeJesus has reportedly been on the block for some time now, and the injury-riddled outfield of the Boston Red Sox has been suggested as a possible destination...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: 20 Relievers the Red Sox Could Pursue

    Jonathan Papelbon should be looking over his shoulder. At first considered the rock of the Red Sox bullpen, Papelbon is quickly eroding his own reputation and opening the door for the more consistent, if still more raw, Daniel Bard...

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  7. 2010 College World Series: Your Guide to the Top 15 Position Players

    Arizona State, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas Christian University, and UCLA make up the College World Series slate for 2010...

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  8. MLB History: 10 True Comebacks

    Fans of all sports love a comeback, a return to greatness, a story of redemption. This year, much has been made of Barry Zito's new-found pitching poise, Vladimir Guerrero's resurgent ...

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  9. Rookie Red Sox Daniel Nava's Grand Introduction To the Fenway Faithful

    With the Boston Red Sox outfield decimated by injury, General Manager Theo Epstein and Manager Terry Francona looked to the Sox farm system for some short-term help this weekend. Ready when opportunity knocked, OF Daniel Nava has hit ...

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  10. 2010 MLB Draft: Red Sox Need Catching in Round Two

    The Red Sox have made some interesting, and perhaps somewhat predictable, draft selections so far in the fledgling 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft...

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  11. 2010 MLB Draft Results: Red Sox Snag Hitting and a Scott Boras Sleeper

    The Boston Red Sox entered Monday’s 2010 First-Year Player Draft with three of the top 50 overall picks, and according to MLB Network analysts and other draft authorities, Theo Epstein & Co...

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  12. Time Traveling Twitter: 15 MLB Draft Tweets That Might Have Been

    For many fans of America's pastime having an insight into the thoughts and daily lives of the players is highly coveted. Knowing what Derek Jeter had for breakfast would make Brooklyn housewives feel as though they were in his Trump Tower kitchen...

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  13. Jonathan Van Every's Modest Return: Catcher Josue Peley

    A converted infielder, 22-year-old catcher Josue Peley has been nothing to write home about offensively since being drafted in the 35th round of the 2006 Draft...

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  14. Put It In Play: MLB's 10 Toughest K's Since 1985

    Albert Pujols. Joe Mauer. Nomar Garciaparra. You probably think of them as tough outs. Grinders. And you don't think of them as whiffers. Same with the entire Yankee, Red Sox, and Ray lineups...

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  15. Ellsbury Rescues Darnell McDonald And Saves Theo Epstein From Himself

    Jacoby Ellsbury’s unexpected hip soreness saved Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein from executing a horrible move Tuesday...

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  16. Time to Face Facts: The Boston Red Sox Must Rebuild, Now

    After Boston closer Jonathan Papelbon surrendered a pair of two-run jacks in the bottom of the ninth inning at Yankee stadium Monday night, the BoSox fell to 8.5 games back in the thickly competitive American League East...

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  17. MLB's Top Ten 2010 Comebacks: Wasted Millions, Suddenly Worth It

    David Ortiz may be starting to turn a corner, as he's hit safely in his last six games and driven in 11 runs over his last nine. Still, it's a bit early to tell if Big Papi will ultimately prove worth the $12...

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  18. Rigged Game: Umpire Dale Scott Hands Toronto Blue Jays a Fenway Victory

    The fix is in. Home-plate umpire Dale Scott helped Toronto's resurgent gunslinger, Shaun Marcum, snag a win at Fenway today...

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  19. Inglorious Relievers: Joba Chamberlain Not Among MLB's Top 10 Setup Men

    Yankees and Red Sox—they’re in on everything. That’s why Joba Chamberlain and Daniel Bard aren’t simply two of the most dominant setup men in Major League Baseball...

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  20. Will the Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder Save the Boston Red Sox?

    Since long before the dawn of time, Adrian Gonzalez has apparently been destined to wear red stockings and single-handedly counteract the Yankees' colossal lineup...

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  21. 2010 Red Sox Predictions Report Card: Grading the Shots I've Called

    Since the conclusion of the 2009 season, I’ve frequently been seen plastering the Bleacher Report’s proverbial walls with my 2010 MLB predictions, some reasonable and some outlandish...

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  22. Top 10 Most Underrated Major League Baseball Players

    Underrated. Players like Alex Rodriguez, Jason Heyward, and Stephen Strasburg have never really known that assignation. Yet as highly touted as any one player may be, there are just as many, if not more, that prove better in the long run...

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  23. Red Sox' Inking Cuban Adalberto Ibarra Bad News For Victor Martinez

    In no uncertain terms, the Red Sox significantly stepped up the pressure on catcher Victor Martinez Monday when they signed Cuban Adalberto Ibarra to a Major League contract worth anywhere between $3 and $4...

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  24. Peavy and Beckett: Slumping or Washed Up?

    Like Carlos Zambrano, big-time pitchers Justin Verlander, Jake Peavy, and Josh Beckett are off to awful starts. They are not alone...

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  25. Red Sox' Reacquisition Of Jonathan Van Every Is Baffling

    Ian Browne tweets that the Red Sox have reacquired outfielder Jonathan Van Every from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later...

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