1. 6/22: Swept At Home? Never!

    Prev. Gm: St. Louis Cardinals (44-32) @ Boston Red Sox (46-31) Joel Pineiro (2-3, 4.02) @ Jon Lester (6-3, 3...

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  2. Devern Hansack hopes his dream becomes reality again

    As far as professional baseball was concerned, Pawtucket Red Sox pitcher Devern Hansack was out of sight and out of mind after he was released by the Houston Astros in March of 2004, after four seasons in the minors...

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  3. Mike Timlin released…err…DL’d

    We’ve been speculating for a long time about the future of Mike Timlin with this team given his performance and today the Red Sox “phantom injury department” drummed up another to keep Mike Timlin from suffering the humiliation of being released...

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  4. Sox rally cut short in ninth

    With Manny Ramirez 90 feet away Kevin Youkilis flew out to right field to end a ninth inning rally losing to the Cardinals 5-4. Mike Lowell drove home Dustin Pedroia on an RBI single to bring it to 5-4...

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  5. 6/21: The Return Of Dice

    Prev. Gm: St. Louis Cardinals (43-32) @ Boston Red Sox (46-30) Mitchell Boggs (0-1, 5.56) @ Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-0, 2.53) 3:55 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: FOXRADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: The Dice-Man is back...

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  6. Lopez Valuable In Pen

    There’s one Red Sox player we really discuss save one mass article about the bullpen or a brief mention here and there in the comments section, yet the mention often comes with gripe and frustration...

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  7. Buchholz shines in rain-shortened outing

    A 15-minute rain delay after the fourth inning was the only thing that dampened Clay Buchholz’s parade Friday night at McCoy Stadium...

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  8. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Paul Bunyan

    Well, Tessie’s Dad has vaulted into first place for the grand prize. He correctly identified Harry Hooper as the Red Sox’s career leader in stolen bases with 300. A Red Sox power hitter broke a bat just by gripping it too hard...

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  9. Velazquez spoils strong start by Hansack

    Pawtucket Red Sox manager Ron Johnson would rather walk in his bare feet on a bed of hot coals rather than publicly criticize one of his players...

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  10. 6/18: Rubber Match

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (45-29) @ Philadelphia Phillies (42-31) Justin Masterson (3-1, 2.90) @ Kyle Kendrick (6-2, 4...

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  11. Matt Murton, Rich Hill to Boston?

    Sent to Chicago in the Nomar Garciaparra trade, could Matt Murton be on his way back to Boston? The Chicago Tribune speculates that the Cubs called up Murton yesterday to showcase ...

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  12. On Top Of The World

    The worn-out, deteriorated jersey sat on my bedroom chair from April into June. The reason: a good luck omen for the Celtics to rub before every playoff game in hopes of triggering ...

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  13. Crisp’s two-run homer enough for Sox

    Coco Crisp went yard for the Boston Red Sox again and it was ultimately the difference as the Sox beat Philly 3-0...

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  14. 6/17: Coco?

    Zach isn’t here. I think he might have forgotten to put up the game thread because he’s so despondent over Bartolo Colon being placed on the DL. Chris Smith is being called up to replace Colon, and Dice-K will return this weekend in place of Smith...

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  15. The Unofficial David Ortiz DL Survival Guide

    On May 31st in Baltimore David Ortiz took a swing of the bat that would cause many a Red Sox fan a heart palpitation or two as he fouled off a three-two pitch from Orioles reliever Dennis Sarfate...

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  16. Phillies-Red Sox: Ryan Howard Leads Philadelphia to Victory

    Ryan Howard, who has been haunted by an inability to get hits for most of the season, had no such problems last night against the Red Sox. Howard hit two home runs and had four RBI to lead the Phillies to a 8-2 victory over Boston...

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  17. Red Sox-Phillies: A Battle for Eastern Supremecy

    Kyle Kendrick and Jamie Moyer will come as pleasant surprises for the Red Sox bats once Monday night is complete...

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  18. David Ortiz out of cast, Curt Schilling Faces Setback

    David Ortiz’s cast has been removed from his left wrist today. Ortiz is pain free, which is a great sign. He now has a forearm splint that will allow him to practice range-of-motion exercises...

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  19. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Who will Jacoby surpass?

    In today’s article about Jacoby Ellsbury, I let loose what today’s trivia question was. The question is: Who is the current Red Sox all-time leader in stolen bases? The honor code ...

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  20. The spawn of Flash: Jacoby Ellsbury's speed is inhuman

    In the time it took me to write this sentence, Jacoby Ellsbury stole two bases. The scary thing? It’s entirely plausible for that to have happened...

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  21. Boston Red Sox 9, Cincinnatti Reds 0: Josh Beckett Dominant, Coco Crisp Cruising

    Coco Crisp drove in four runs, including two on a home run, and Josh Beckett was dealing over seven innings pitched with six strikeouts as Boston routed the Reds 9-0...

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  22. Four Explanations for Julio Lugo’s Defensive Struggles

    Without further ado, as the title up top says, these are Four potential explanations for Julio Lugo’s defensive struggles. Potential Reason #1: Intense, crippling fear of baseballs...

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  23. Boston Red Sox To Be a Tough Test For Young Homer Bailey

    Once (and still arguably is) a top prospect in all of baseball, flamethrowing Homer Bailey has run into some rough patches on his way to being a formidable major-league hurler...

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  24. Offense bails out bullpen

    After Edwin Encarnacion homered to tie the game at 4-4 Kevin Youkilis and Coco Crisp followed with back-to-back homers to push the Sox past the Reds 6-4...

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  25. Boston Red Sox: Helping Latin Minor Leaguers Adjust to American Life

    When it comes to Boston Red Sox’ officials who maintain a high profile, the names of Larry Lucchino, Theo Epstein and even Ben Cherington come to mind...

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