Not good – just a few days after David Ortiz went off on the steroids issue, a Daily News article named Big Papi as one of twelve major league players who has trained with a banned trainer in the Dominican Republic – one Angel Presinal. Here’s what we know:
Angel Presinal helps players train […]
Mark Kotsay expects to be back on the field for the Red Sox right at the beginning of May – just about 3 months from the date he had surgery on his back to repair a herniated disc. Kotsay has been through this before, and it took him exactly 3 months to get back on […]
The 2008 MLB season was a frustrating one for Red Sox 3rd baseman Mike Lowell. Battling a nagging hip injury all season long, Lowell was limited to only 113 games during the 2008 season – his lowest game total in his 3 seasons with the Red Sox. Lowell was still productive – .274 batting […]
Dustin Pedroia has played 2 full seasons as the starting 2nd baseman for the Boston Red Sox. In 2007, Dustin Pedroia was named the American League’s Rookie of the Year as helped the Red Sox win their 2nd World Series championship in a 4-year stretch. In 2008, Dustin Pedroia was named the American League’s […]
Jason Bay has 1 year left on his contract with the Red Sox. He is set to become a free agent following the 2009 MLB season. In 49 games for the Red Sox in 2008, Bay hit .293 with a .370 on-base percentage. Bay hit 9 home runs, scored 39 runs and had 37 […]
The Red Sox officially announced the signing of Brad Wilkerson to a one-year minor league contract down in Fort Myers today. He was also added as a non-roster invitee to the Red Sox spring training camp and has a good shot to make the team come April. With Mark Kotsay our for some time […]
Another day, another back issue for JD Drew. Drew’s back problems limited the right fielder to only 109 games during the 2008 MLB season. This drew cause for concern in the Red Sox organization, especially after Drew logged 466 at-bats in 140 games in his first season with the Red Sox in 2007. Granted […]
Boston Red Sox players are looking forward to the warm weather in Fort Myers, Florida. After the New England area was hit with numerous snow storms during this winter season and steady temperatures in the low 20’s, the warm 70 degree whether in Florida will be a welcome feeling for most Red Sox players.
Tim Wakefield is still committed to making significant contributions to the Red Sox organization during the 2009 MLB campaign. And the Red Sox are just as committed to him.
At 42, Wakefield is about to begin his 15th major league season with the Red Sox. He could have retired following the 2008 MLB season, […]
Good news in Sox camp. There were several early arrivals in Fort Myers, a good sign that players are ready and excited to prepare for the 2009 campaign. Or maybe they’re just sick of spending all that extra time with their families…
One of the best reports came from Brad Penny. Penny took the […]