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Red Sox Wrap-Up Notes: Mookie Betts-Rusney Castillo Logjam Not Problem

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s 2014 season officially is over. While most players packed up their stuff Sunday, a few others returned to the Red Sox’s clubhouse Monday to finish cleaning out their lockers. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell then addressed the media at Fenway Park, discussing both Boston’s disappointing World Series defense and the interesting...
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Red Sox Injury Update: Clay Buchholz, Mike Napoli, Will Middlebrooks

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz will undergo minor surgery on his right knee, reports Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Pete Abraham of TheBoston Globe adds that first basemen Mike Napoli will receive treatment for sleep apnea, while third basemen Will Middlebrooks will not play winter ball in an attempt to get healthy, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe:Buchholz...
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Boston Red Sox Thank Fans For Support, Look Ahead To 2015 Season (Photo)

The Boston Red Sox are already looking ahead to next season. A year after winning the World Series, the Red Sox put together a disappointing and ultimately forgettable campaign in 2014, finishing last in the American League East. But despite the rough season, Red Sox Nation continued to show up to the ballpark and continued to show their support for the team. And for that, the organization...
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Aretha Impersonator Serenades Jeter; Jim Rice is Not Impressed

Say what you will about the Jeets send-off today at Fenway, it was an effectively emotional affair, pulled together nicely by the Red Sox brass. And props for getting Xander Bogaerts, who makes no secret of his love for Jeter, involved in the presentation of the RE2PECT plaque. That said, the afternoon took a surreal turn when an Aretha Franklin impersonator showed up (actually a...
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Red Sox Injury Update: Xander Bogaerts sits with hamstring tightness

The Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees yesterday by the score of 9-5. The loss ended the Red Sox season with a record of 71-91, last in the American League East. The Red Sox finished 19th in runs scored and 22nd in ERA. The final game of the season was played without shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who was out with hamstring tightness. #454862158 / gettyimages.comOur own Ryan...
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Gallery: Derek Jeter's final game

Derek Jeter’s MLB career is officially in the books. The legendary Yankees shortstop played his final MLB game on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. It was an eventful day for Jeter, starting with a heartfelt opening ceremony presented by the Red Sox. Several Boston sports legends showed up at Fenway to show their respect for the Yankees captain. Boston Bruins legend...
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Red Sox Rumors: Boston's offseason preview

Finishing last in the AL East just one year after winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox have numerous options to consider as they prepare to bounce back in 2015.#488684917 / gettyimages.comAccording to Brian Macpherson of the Providence Journal, The Boston Red Sox will have to consider the potential future productivity of aging stars David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and Shane...
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Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife wanted to marry Derek Jeter

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s wife, Ashley, just didn’t get what she hoped for. You see, Ashley had the hots for New York Yankees star Derek Jeter who retired on Sunday. In fact, at one time, she wanted to marry him. Check out Ashley's awesome tweet:  
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Game 162: Red Sox look to spoil the Captain's last game

Conor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterIf the Red Sox spoil Derek Jeter's last game, this whole season will be worth it...Ok, I'm kidding. But the Red Sox will be looking to end this season on a high note and spoil the last stop on the "Jeter Farewell Tour" at Fenway today. The Red Sox will send Clay Buchholz (8-10, 5.31 ERA) to the mound against Michael...
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Cespedes unsure if he'll stay in Boston?

When the Boston Red Sox traded for Yoenis Cespedes in late July, it made all the sense in the world. Deal away a veteran in Jon Lester, who was set to become a free agent and could potentially re-sign with Boston in the offseason, for a power-hitting outfielder. A power hitter that’s under team control for the 2015 season. Fresh off knocking in his 100th run of the season, Cespedes...
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Yoenis Cespedes not sure about extension in Boston.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Ed Zurga/Getty ImagesSince the blockbuster trade that sent Jonny Gomes and Jon Lester to the Oakland A's and brought Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, Yoenis has been a major RBI machine for the Red Sox. After yesterday's victory against the Yankees, the 28-year old outfielder reached 100 RBI in a single season for the first time in his young...
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Boston Red Sox: Offseason targets

With one game remaining in what has been a dispiriting season for the Boston Red Sox, it’s never too early to turn our eyes towards some of the names that will be available once the year is over and free agency opens. (Fair warning: this list will only include names that make sense, so if you’re looking for a Giancarlo Stanton article, I’ll save you the disappointment. He...
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Lucchino: 'Considerable Efforts' To Get Pitching

(Getty Images)Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino appeared on WEEI's Dennis & Callahan Morning Show today and stated that the team will make "considerable efforts" over the winter to augment their 2015 starting rotation. Noting that the organization has the "wherewithal" to acquire that pitching talent, Lucchino is clearly sending a signal that Clay...
Via FenwayNation
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Trouble brewing between Middlebrooks and Red Sox?

Are there issues between Will Middlebrooks and the Red Sox? It's hard to think otherwise, after some recent comments, including some by John Farrell Wednesday afternoon. Middlebrooks was out of the lineup again Wednesday night, still bothered by a hand injury that has bothered him periodically. "He's still feeling some of that soreness in his right hand,''...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Boston Red Sox 2015 25-Man Roster

In Peter Abraham's latest piece for The Boston Globe, he lays out his predictions for the Boston Red Sox' 25-man roster for Opening Day in 2015.  There are some obvious choices - and a couple of surprise names - on Peter's list:
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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