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  1. UPDATE: Michael Young willing to waive no-trade for Boston, New York

    Jul 31, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT

    Michael Young

    2:06 p.m. EDT update: Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News says the Yankees have been told that Young would accept a trade to New York. He’d be a safety net for the Yankees depending on what happens with Alex Rodriguez. 12:29 p.m. EDT update: ESPNBoston.com’s Gordon Edes was told it’s “doubtful” that the…

  2. Is Biogenesis casting a shadow over the trade deadline?

    Jul 31, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez Reuters

    It seems like all baseball news has been overshadowed by the looming Biogenesis suspensions and the circus that is Alex Rodriguez‘s, Major League Baseball’s and the New York Yankees’ public feud. Indeed, as this week began it appeared as though today’s trade deadline would be a mere afterthought. Or, if not an afterthought, that it…

  3. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 31, 2013, 6:52 AM EDT

    St Louis Cardinals v Pittsburgh Pirates - Game Two

    Pirates 2, Cardinals 1; Pirates 6, Cardinals 0: First. Place. Pirates. And the best record in baseball. A walkoff in the opener and a beatdown in the nightcap. Six straight losses by the reeling Cardinals, who lost Yadier Molina to the DL on top of it all. And maybe — just maybe — the end…

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

    Jul 31, 2013, 1:40 AM EDT

    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…

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

    Jul 30, 2013, 10:37 PM EDT

    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…

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

    Jul 30, 2013, 12:19 AM EDT

    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…

  7. Jose Iglesias made a gorgeous over-the-shoulder catch

    Jul 26, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT

    jose iglesias getty

    Red Sox infielder Jose Iglesias, a maestro defensively, made this play look really easy:

  8. Report: Jake Peavy, Will Middlebrooks swap being discussed

    Jul 24, 2013, 11:49 PM EDT

    Jake Peavy

    MLB.com’s Scott Merkin reports that Will Middlebrooks’ name has come up in trade talks between the White Sox and Red Sox regarding Jake Peavy. The Red Sox, on the hunt for a starting pitcher with Clay Buchholz out, scouted Peavy’s last start against the Braves and will take another look at him Thursday, when he…

  9. Stephen Drew lands on disabled list with right hamstring tightness

    Jul 6, 2013, 10:36 AM EDT

    Stephen Drew Getty

    The Red Sox placed shortstop Stephen Drew on the 15-day disabled list yesterday after he missed a week of action due to right hamstring tightness. Drew suffered the injury running to second base on a double last Friday against the Blue Jays. While he has made progress over the past few days, he told Ian…

  10. Your midseason awards winners, according to WAR

    Jul 1, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT

    Carlos Gomez

    Here’s how WAR, both the Baseball-reference and Fangraphs versions, rates the top players as of the midway point of the season. AL MVP (Baseball-Reference) 1. Manny Machado – 4.9 2. Miguel Cabrera – 4.9 3. Chris Sale – 4.4 4. Dustin Pedroia – 4.3 5. Chris Davis – 4.2 AL MVP (Fangraphs) 1. Miguel Cabrera…

  11. Report: The Red Sox want Michael Young “badly”

    Jun 29, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT

    Michael Young

    While Jose Iglesias has been a pleasant surprise for the Red Sox this season, recently taking over the starting third base job from the demoted Will Middlebrooks, the club is on the lookout for other options. And they have one name at the top of their list. George A. King III of the New York…

  12. Red Sox demote Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A

    Jun 25, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

    Will Middlebrooks Getty

    When Will Middlebrooks was on the disabled list with a back injury there was speculation that the Red Sox might keep him in the minors even after he got healthy. They didn’t, activating Middlebrooks from the DL like normal two weeks ago, but now after just four hits in 29 at-bats they’ve decided to demote…

  13. Red Sox place John Lackey on DL, send Jose Iglesias back to minors

    Apr 10, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT

    John Lackey

    Stephen Drew‘s return from a concussion meant that Jose Iglesias was out of a starting job and rather than keep the 23-year-old around as a bench player the Red Sox decided to send him back to Triple-A for regular playing time. Boston also placed John Lackey on the disabled list, which was expected after he…

  14. Red Sox activate Stephen Drew from concussion DL

    Apr 10, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    As expected, the Red Sox have activated shortstop Stephen Drew from the seven-day concussion disabled list after he avoided setbacks during a four-game minor league rehab assignment. Drew went just 2-for-13 on his rehab stint, but homered in his final game while playing eight innings defensively. And most importantly he hasn’t reported any dizziness or…

  15. Stephen Drew finishes rehab assignment with a homer

    Apr 9, 2013, 12:48 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Stephen Drew completed his four-game minor-league rehab assignment yesterday at Double-A by going 1-for-3 with a homer and a walk. Drew was just 2-for-13 overall on the rehab stint, but reported no concussion-related problems and got plenty of work in defensively, including eight innings yesterday. Boston has today off on the schedule, so he’s expected…

  16. Stephen Drew on track to join Red Sox on Wednesday

    Apr 7, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT

    stephen drew red sox getty

    Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew was hoping to be available for the club’s home opener on Monday afternoon against the Orioles. That’s not going to happen, but he shouldn’t be all that far behind. According to beat writer Sean McAdam of CSN New England, Drew was unable to play in a scheduled rehab game Saturday…

  17. Stephen Drew begins rehab assignment at Double-A

    Apr 5, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Cleared by doctors to play in games following his March 7 concussion, Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew began his minor-league rehab assignment yesterday at Double-A by going 0-for-3. Alex Speier of WEEI.com reports that Drew played five innings defensively in the first of what’s expected to be a four-game rehab assignment, which puts him on…

  18. And now: your early-season awards

    Apr 4, 2013, 9:13 AM EDT

    Boston Red Sox Jackie Bradley singles in front of New York Yankees Chris Stewart in MLB game in New York

    What? If pundits and newspaper columnists are allowed to talk about “who won the offseason” and are allowed to draw grand conclusions about this team or that team after one or two games, Joe Posnanski is certainly able to hand out MVP hardware based on the early season performances: American League Rookie of the Year:…

  19. Stephen Drew could be ready for Red Sox home opener

    Apr 3, 2013, 11:30 PM EDT

    drew getty

    From Tim Britton of the Providence Journal: After playing two games at extended spring training, shortstop Stephen Drew will begin his rehab assignment on Thursday with Double-A Portland. It’s the Sea Dogs’ opener against the Trenton Thunder. The plan right now calls for Drew to play four games with Double-A Portland and then join the…

  20. Stephen Drew cleared to play in games after concussion

    Apr 2, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Stephen Drew is on the seven-day concussion disabled list, but Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports that MLB has cleared the Red Sox shortstop to play in games. Drew has been out since a pitch to the helmet left him with a concussion on March 7, experiencing post-concussion symptoms that included dizziness, so he’ll…

  21. Red Sox storm into first place, beat Yankees 8-2

    Apr 1, 2013, 4:55 PM EDT

    Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Jumping all over CC Sabathia, the Red Sox racked up 13 hits and eight walks to beat the Yankees 8-2 in Monday’s opener. A typical Red Sox-Yankees game, it finished about an hour and a half later than the Nationals’ 2-0 win over the Marlins, which also started at 1:05 p.m. EDT. The Red Sox…

  22. Red Sox place Stephen Drew on concussion DL, option Daniel Bard to Double-A

    Mar 28, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Boston made a pair of key roster moves, placing shortstop Stephen Drew on the seven-day disabled list for concussions and optioning right-hander Daniel Bard to Double-A. Drew hasn’t played since being hit on the helmet by a pitch on March 7, struggling with dizziness and other post-concussion symptoms. Jose Iglesias will step in as the…

  23. Stephen Drew cleared to resume baseball activities

    Mar 21, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Stephen Drew has been sidelined by post-concussion symptoms since March 7, but the Red Sox shortstop has been cleared to resume baseball activities after being examined by a specialist in Pittsburgh. There’s no timetable for his return to game action and Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports that once Drew does resume playing in…

  24. Stephen Drew will see concussion specialist in Pittsburgh

    Mar 18, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Stephen Drew remains sidelined by post-concussion symptoms and Evan Drellich of MLB.com reports that the Red Sox shortstop will travel to Pittsburgh to be examined by a concussion specialist. Drew suffered a concussion on March 7 when he was hit on the helmet by a pitch, and his status for Opening Day is very much…

  25. Stephen Drew may open the season on 15-day disabled list

    Mar 17, 2013, 12:09 PM EDT

    stephen drew getty

    Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew was diagnosed with a concussion 10 days ago after getting beaned in the batting helmet by a pitch. And the 30-year-old has not made a whole lot of tangible progress since. Scott Lauber — Red Sox beat writer for the Boston Herald — reports that Drew “has been cleared only to lightly…

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