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  1. The Marlins are upset about the Red Sox’s travel roster

    Mar 6, 2014, 3:48 PM EST

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    According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel, the Marlins will be contacting the league office after the Red Sox declined to bring any of their established regulars to Palm Beach for Thursday’s spring training game. While teams are supposed to bring at least four “regulars” to road spring games, the rule has always…

  2. Red Sox sign right-hander John Ely to minor league contract

    Dec 14, 2013, 1:01 PM EST

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    According to Alex Speier of WEEI.com, the Red Sox announced yesterday that they have signed right-hander John Ely to a minor league contract. The deal also includes an invitation to major league spring training. Ely missed the entire 2013 season while rehabbing from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery and was given his release by the…

  3. Red Sox remove Daniel Bard from 40-man roster

    Sep 1, 2013, 11:34 AM EST

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    Daniel Bard’s hopes of rejoining the Red Sox sometime in September have just been tarnished. According to beat writer Alex Speier of WEEI.com, the right-hander was designated for assignment on Sunday morning to clear a 40-man roster spot for new outfielder Quintin Berry. The Red Sox also added catcher Ryan Lavarnway, right-handed reliever Rubby De…

  4. Red Sox bring back Will Middlebrooks to play third base

    Aug 10, 2013, 3:59 PM EST

    Will Middlebrooks

    Those hoping the Red Sox would give top prospect Xander Bogaerts a shot should prepare to be disappointed. The team is instead recalling Will Middlebrooks to play third base, with Brandon Snyder going on the disabled list. Middlebrooks had regained his stroke for Triple-A Pawtucket over the last week, hitting .333/.361/.545 with two homers in…

  5. Could it be Xander Bogaerts time in Boston? (UPDATE: Not quite yet)

    Jul 31, 2013, 1:40 AM EST

    Xander Bogaerts

    Jose Iglesias was fading offensively, but he was still a major part of the 2013 Red Sox when he was shipped out as part of the three-team Jake Peavy deal Tuesday night. In announcing the trade, the Red Sox declined to discuss the particularly of how he’d be replaced as the team’s third baseman against…

  6. Red Sox, White Sox, Tigers finalize three-team Jake Peavy deal

    Jul 30, 2013, 10:37 PM EST

    Jake Peavy

    It’s official. The Red Sox have acquired Jake Peavy from the White Sox and reliever Brayan Villarreal from the Tigers as part of a three-team trade. The Tigers picked up shortstop Jose Iglesias from Boston. The White Sox are getting outfielder Avisail Garcia from the Tigers and three lower level prospects from the Red Sox: shortstop…

  7. Blown call from Jerry Meals, bad baseball doom Red Sox in loss

    Jul 30, 2013, 12:19 AM EST

    Jerry Meals

    Make no mistake: the Red Sox played some pretty terrible baseball in losing 2-1 to the Rays on Monday. Still, a blown call at home plate in the bottom of the eighth cost them the tying run and, for that, Jerry Meals was to blame. Here’s the video: Meals admitted after the game that he…

  8. Rangers sign Jeff Baker to minor league contract

    Jan 27, 2013, 10:23 AM EST

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    Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Rangers have signed utility infielder Jeff Baker to a minor league contract. The deal carries an invitation to spring training, where Baker will attempt to win a spot on the Texas bench. Baker, 31, batted .239/.279/.378 with four homers and 25 RBI in 201 plate appearances last season between…

  9. Rangers re-sign Brandon Snyder to minor league deal

    Dec 12, 2012, 6:25 PM EST

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    From beat writer Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas comes word that the Rangers have re-signed utilityman Brandon Snyder to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Snyder was non-tendered by the Rangers in late November, but it didn’t take long for the two sides to work out an agreement that will keep…

  10. Breaking down Friday’s non-tenders: Wilson, Reynolds and more

    Dec 1, 2012, 12:30 AM EST

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    Here’s the official list of Friday’s non-tenders: American League Angels: none Athletics: OF Jermaine Mitchell Mitchell had already been designated for assignment. He had a breakthrough 2011 in Triple-A, hitting .302/.401/.453, but he regressed to .252/.345/.386 for Sacramento last season. Astros: none Blue Jays: C Bobby Wilson Wilson is minor league contract material. The 29-year-old…

  11. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 8, 2012, 6:05 AM EST

    Justin Turner, Jordany Valdespin

    Mets 5, Phillies 2: I had been agitating for Jonathan Papelbon to pitch more. Specifically in tie games.  Well, he did here and gave up a game-losing three-run homer to Jordany Valdespin. I suppose we’ll let Cholly run the team from here on out. Marlins 4, Astros 0: Carlos Zambrano with the three-hit shutout pushes his ERA…

  12. You won’t believe who are DHing for baseball’s two best offenses

    Apr 23, 2012, 6:22 PM EST

    Eduardo Nunez

    The Yankees and Rangers, No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in runs per game so far this season, will meet for the first time this season tonight. So, of course, they’ve both brought out the big guns, right? Well, certainly, the top six for each lineup is incredibly strong. The designated hitters won’t be found…

  13. Adrian Beltre day-to-day with mild hamstring strain

    Apr 23, 2012, 4:49 PM EST

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    Adrian Beltre missed more than a month with hamstring problems last season, so there was plenty of worrying in Texas when he exited Saturday’s game with a left hamstring injury. However, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com an MRI exam showed only a mild strain and Beltre is officially listed as day-to-day. He’s not in…

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