Aug 22, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT
The Red Sox paid a lot of money to get this guy. Expect him in the Sox’ outfield early next season.
Aug 18, 2014, 2:31 PM EDT
Shuffling young prospects is the order of the day.
Aug 13, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT
I have a diabolical theory about how it happened.
Aug 5, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
Victorino is under contract for $13 million next season.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EDT
Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.
Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT
Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
The Sox did not get hosed here. Don’t believe that for a second.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
It’s been less than nine months since the Red Sox hoisted the World Series trophy and less than eight months since general manager Ben Cherington won the Executive of the Year award, but with the team sitting at 43-52 he’s already started to apologize for this year’s product.
Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.
Jul 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
Not the sort of thing team brass typically says.
Jul 9, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT
They say humans can’t fly. Jackie Bradley Jr. begs to differ …
Jun 30, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
Jackie Bradley, Jr. has had some problems adjusting to the major league level. Not on defense, though.
Jun 13, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT
Everyone is uncorking fabulous throws this week.
May 29, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT
Shane Victorino hurt his right hamstring again and might need some extra time to get back.
May 27, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
Victorino, Gomes, Bradley and Sizemore ain’t exactly cutting it.
Apr 23, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT
Daniel Nava is headed to the minors one season after hitting .303.
Apr 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has been sidelined since the end of spring training with a hamstring strain.
Apr 17, 2014, 6:06 AM EDT
Lots of shutouts yesterday. Including one that was the Platonic Ideal of a baseball game. At least if you have taste and stuff.
Apr 17, 2014, 2:21 AM EDT
Notes from a wild game in Chicago.
Apr 10, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT
Grady Sizemore hasn’t started in left field since 2003 when he was in Double-A.
Apr 7, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Shane Victorino is just starting to make progress from a hamstring strain following a nasty bout of the flu.
Mar 31, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Jackie Bradley Jr. is on the Red Sox’s Opening Day roster after all, but it took an injury for Shane Victorino to make it happen. Bradley lost the center field job to Grady Sizemore and was sent to Triple-A after hitting just .158 during spring training, but he’s been recalled from the minors because Victorino…
Mar 29, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has overcome some discomfort in his side in recent days, but Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports that he tweaked his right hamstring during today’s Grapefruit League game and is scheduled to undergo an MRI tomorrow. Victorino was adamant this afternoon that he expects to be “fine” and “ready to go” for…
Mar 28, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Jackie Bradley Jr. entered spring training atop the Red Sox’s center field depth chart, but his struggles and Grady Sizemore‘s successful comeback changed those plans. Sizemore was announced today as the Opening Day center fielder and Boston has decided to send Bradley back to Triple-A. There was some opportunity for the Red Sox to have…
Mar 26, 2014, 1:30 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Boston Red Sox. The Big Question: Have the Red Sox taken the steps necessary to avoid a post-championship decline? No…
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