1. SOX ON DECK: Bailey, Carter, Thurston, Zink pace PawSox to playoffs

    And you wonder why the Pawtucket Red Sox have set a franchise record for most victories (83, prior to Friday’s game versus Buffalo)? Look no further than the International League All-Star team — especially at the top...

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  2. Michael Bowden Recalled to Boston

    Update 10:30 PM: Bowden will be starting tomorrow in place of David Pauley. Update 9:40 PM: The Red Sox are recalling uber-prospect Michael Bowden, 21, from the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, the Providence Journal has learned...

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  3. Scoreboard Watchin’

    On today’s off-day, let’s see what’s being played tonight we should keep an eye on. Baltimore Orioles @ Chicago White Sox: Currently tied 3-3 in the 12th inning, ...

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  4. Why David Ross Matters More Than You Think

    David Ross, a 31-year-old catcher, was released by the Cincinnati Reds last week and promptly signed a minor-league contract with the Red Sox. He’ll be up in September to serve as the third-string catcher...

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  5. BOS 6, TOR 5: Lowrie impacts win

    Jed Lowrie jumped on Brandon League’s 1-1 offering and lined it out of the park to right field giving Boston a 6-5 lead and Manny Delcarmen finished out the ninth giving the Red Sox a hard fought win against Toronto...

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  6. SOX ON DECK: Sidearmin’ Delight: Beau Vaughan eyes majors

    Pawtucket Red Sox pitching coach Rich Sauveur realizes Triple-A rookie Beau Vaughan is trying to become a member of a very select group: a relief pitcher that succeeds at the major league level while throwing with a sidearm delivery...

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  7. It Is Too Soon For The Red Sox to Give Up Clay Buchholz

    It wasn’t too long ago that Clay Buchholz was the best pitching prospect in the minor leagues. A bonafide future ace in the making with a repertoire matched only by Joba Chamberlain...

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  8. J.D. Drew Has Herniated Disc

    J.D. Drew has a herniated disk in his back, according to the Providence Journal. Herniated disk symptoms generally take four to six weeks to significantly improve, meaning he’s probably out for the rest of the season...

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  9. Remember Bartolo?

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - With Tim Wakefield on Boston’s disabled list and Clay Buchholz having pitched himself down to Double-A Portland, the status of Bartolo Colon takes on added importance...

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  10. Three Worthy Call-Ups

    The date: August 22. The significance? Not only is September baseball around the corner, a stress-filled month jam packed with pennant races, sleepless nights with AL East standings ...

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  11. TRIVIA: Three straight starts against pitcher

    The last trivia question asked “What actor paid $93,500 for the game-winning baseball that rolled between the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series?” The answer is Charlie Sheen...

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  12. Sox Sign Ross, Lane

    While not major moves, the Red Sox front office continues to prepare the roster for September call up season adding depth with veteran signings...

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  13. PawSox creep closer to the postseason

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Chop another digit off the Pawtucket Red Sox’ magic number for clinching a spot in next month’s Governors’ Cup playoffs...

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  14. BAL 11, BOS 6: Buchholz dumped by Orioles

    Clay Buchholz has had it rough lately, so rough, he could not get out of the third inning in tonight’s ball game losing to the Baltimore Orioles 11-6. Buchholz lasted 2 1/3’s innings, three hits, five runs (all earned), three walks, and no str

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  15. Fireside Chats #20: Where we look ahead, maybe too far ahead

    Boston Red Sox podcast for MVN Radio Episode 20 where we look ahead, maybe too far ahead and Tim puts the cart before the horse multiple times...

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  16. Cy Contenders

    Don’t you just love when bloggers give you one of those blind, Pitcher A, Pitcher B you make the call type columns? I for one sure do! So here goes: Pitcher A: 15-2, 2.77 ERA, 7...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about 6 years ago 84 reads 1 comments

  17. POLL: If the Sox are to catch the Rays, who’s the key?

    In the latest edition of the Firebrand poll, we asked: Cool Standings has the Red Sox with an 83.8% chance at making a postseason appearance (as of 8/12) with a 42.5% likelihood of overtaking the Rays in the A...

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  18. Power Outage?

    Since coming to Boston, Jason Bay has been more than warmly received. His smooth swing is balanced by a persistent hustle and attitude in a way that his predecessor’s was often not...

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  19. BOS 6, BAL 3: Bay delivers, Lester stays hot

    It might be safe to say that Jon Lester is the new ace of the staff. Earning his 12th victory of the season over seven innings of work, he allowed just four hits and one run while striking out five in the win over Baltimore...

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  20. Kevin Youkilis an MVP Candidate?

    It’s not inconceivable to think that Kevin Youkilis could be the winner of the American League MVP award. Youkilis, fourth in the A.L. in OPS with a line of .319/.387/...

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  21. Rivalry of More than Minor Porportions

    Let’s be honest. There are only two chances that the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will meet in the post-season: slim and none. And “Slim” is well on his way to Texas...

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  22. TOR 4, BOS 1: Halladay goes the distance

    Roy Halladay was simply Roy Halladay pitching a complete game - 8th of the season -  against the Boston Red Sox in a 4-1 victory...

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  23. 8/16: Debut, Take Two

    Prev. Gm: Toronto Blue Jays (62-60) @ Boston Red Sox (70-51) Roy Halladay (13-9, 2.72) @ Paul Byrd (7-10, 4...

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  24. 8/15: Byrd in the Rayn

    Prev. Gm: Toronto Blue Jays (62-60) @ Boston Red Sox (70-51) Roy Halladay (13-9, 2.72) @ Paul Byrd (7-10, 4...

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  25. Paps doesn’t miss Manny

    Jonathan Papelbon on Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight: On whether the attitude in the clubhouse has changed since the trade: “No question...

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