Tag archive for ‘Jackie Bradley’

Will Ellsbury remain with Red Sox beyond this season?

By Jeff Louderback Will Jacoby Ellsbury remain with the Red Sox beyond 2013? Though he is eligible to become a free agent this offseason – and chances are he will test the market since his agent is Scott Boras, there is a possibility that the club signs him to a new deal. On Friday, the [...]

Victorino leaves Wednesday’s game with lower back soreness

By Jeff Louderback When Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington signed Shane Victorino to a three-year, $39 million deal last offseason, skeptics scoffed and said it was not a smart decision. The 32-year-old switch-hitting outfielder has provided a lift for the club so far this season, including an RBI double in Boston’s 6-5 win over [...]

Ortiz set to make 2013 Red Sox debut on Friday

By Jeff Louderback David Ortiz will likely make his 2013 debut with the Red Sox when they open a three-game series at Fenway Park against Kansas City on Friday. Ortiz belted a home run at Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday and finished his rehab stint 4-for-18 in five games with the PawSox. Ortiz, who is attempting [...]

Time for Red Sox to get Bradley seasoning at Pawtucket

By Jeff Louderback Jackie Bradley projects to be a key part of the Red Sox lineup for several seasons, and the soon-to-be 23-year-old outfielder has shown glimpses of just how exceptional he can play, yet it is time to option him to Triple-A Pawtucket and let him continue his development. After an 0-for-2 performance on [...]

Ortiz appears in extended spring training game

By Jeff Louderback Playing in a minor league extended spring training game in Ft. Myers on Monday, David Ortiz went 2-for-4 with a double and a single, Red Sox manager John Farrell told the media. According to Farrell, Ortiz ran the bases without hesitation and problems, and he is still on schedule to begin a [...]

Mauro Gomez claimed off waivers by Blue Jays

By Jeff Louderback Mauro Gomez, the slugging corner infielder/DH who was named the International League’s Most Valuable Player last year while playing at Triple-A Pawtucket, was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays and was optioned to their IL Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. Gomez was designated for assignment by the Red Sox to make [...]

Stephen Drew homers in rehab game tune-up

By Jeff Louderback In what could be his last rehab game before joining the Red Sox, shortstop Stephen Drew belted a home run in Double-A Portland’s 7-4 loss to Reading (Phillies). Drew, who was placed on the disabled list with concussion symptoms first experienced after he was hit in the helmet by a pitch during [...]

PawSox take first two against Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate

By Jeff Louderback While the Red Sox claimed two out of three to open the regular season at Yankee Stadium, Pawtucket has taken the first two games of the season against Scranton-Wilkes Barre, the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate. The PawSox pummeled the RailRiders, 9-4, on Friday. In a five-run eighth, Pawtucket received a three-run home run [...]

Red Sox overcome missed chances to top Toronto

By Jeff Louderback It shouldn’t have been this close. In the opener of a three-game series at Toronto on Friday night, the Boston Red Sox were 2-for-19 with runners in scoring position and stranded 15 runners. Typically, those numbers would result in a loss, but the Sox received a key RBI groundout from Mike Napoli [...]

Red Sox unable to complete sweep at Yankee Stadium

By Jeff Louderback At 40, Andy Pettitte is reaching the end of a long and successful Major League career. Likely, because of his age and the wear and tear on his left arm, he will not last the 2013 season without a stint or two on the disabled list. Yet, on Thursday, the Pettitte of [...]

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