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Red Sox, Big Papi Pound Marlins 8-2 @ Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Florida Marlins 8-2 at Fenway Park on Tuesday night.  David “Big Papi” Ortiz had the big night – going 2 for 3 with 3 RBI’s, 1 run scored and a walk.  Ortiz led off the 6th inning with a solo home run and then stroked a 2-run single later [...]

Red Sox Top Yankees 6-5 for 7th Straight Win over Yankees in 2009

The Red Sox jumped all over Yankees starter Chien-Ming Wang and held on for a bumpy 6-5 win on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.  It was the 7th straight win over the Yankees during the 2009 MLB schedule.  The Red Sox took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on Jason Bay’s RBI single.  After [...]

Red Sox Get Big 2-1 Win Over 1st Place Blue Jays at Fenway Park

The Red Sox defeated the Blue Jays 2-1 on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.  Tim Wakefield pitched another great home game – 8 innings, 97 pitches, 1 earned run, 5 hits, 2 walks and 3 K’s.  Jonathan Papelbon pitched a perfect 1-2-3 9th inning to preserve the much-needed win for the Red Sox and picked [...]

Catcher George Kottaras Makes 1st Major League Start

and face off against a good young pitcher in Jared Weaver.  Kottaras had this to say about the anticipation:  “It’s very exciting.  I’m going to stick with what I’ve been doing all spring and stay relaxed and just go out there and play.  It’s all I can do.  I can’t really think about too many [...]

Red Sox Finalize 25-Man Opening Day Roster

Infielder Nick Green rounded out the Red Sox 25-man opening day roster. Here’s how the Red Sox team shapes up in 2009: 12 pitchers – Starters – Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Tim Wakefield and Brad Penny.  Relievers – Manny Delcarmen, Javier Lopez, Justin Masterson, Hideki Okajima, Jonathan Papelbon, Ramon Ramirez and Takashi Saito. [...]

No Worries for Josh Beckett & His Toe Blister

Red Sox nation got a little scare during Tuesday’s 9-5 win over the Minnesota Twins.  While fielding a bunt in the 2nd inning, Beckett slipped and grimaced in pain.  Red Sox coaches and players feared the worst, but it turned out to be a blister on his toe that burst and was irritating Beckett.  Beckett [...]

Red Sox Release Josh Bard, George Kottaras Back-up Front-Runner

Once again, the Josh Bard experiment has failed.  The Red Sox had signed Bard to a non-guaranteed contract worth $1.7 million in January.  March 18th was the last day a team could put a player on unconditional release and only have to pay 30 days termination pay instead of 45 days termination pay.  Bard did [...]