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Curt Schilling may never get into the Hall of Fame, but his status as a right-wing icon only grows with each lost vote. The end game is no longer getting a plaque in Cooperstown. Instead, it’s martyrdom. The three-time World Series champion received...
From: WEEI | By: Alex Reimer | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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With Spring around the corner I can't help but be excited when I see a vintage spring training photograph like the one above.  (eBay Auction Link) Featured are five Dodger pitchers showing off for the camera while training at Dodgertown, dated February...
From: Dodgers Blue Heaven | By: Ernest Reyes | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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For Terry Francona and Theo Epstein, Thursday was a night of recognition and reminiscing, but also a happy homecoming. They were at the Boston Baseball Writers Awards Dinner on behalf of the Indians and Cubs, the two teams who staged an epic World Series...
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, January 20, 2017
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David Ortiz is ready for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium.... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Cameron McDonough | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Yankees will go to an arbitration hearing with right-hander Dellin Betances, general manager Brian Cashman tells MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch (Twitter link). Betances filed for a $5MM salary in arbitration, while the Yankees countered at $2MM, so there’s...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Steve Adams | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Jacoby Ellsbury has barely resembled the player the Yankees hoped they were getting when they signed him to a $153 million deal prior to the 2014 season, and it’s up to hitting coach Alan Cockrell to try to straighten out the center fielder. “We...
From: New York Post | By: Dan Martin | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Prior to the Boston Baseball Writers’ Dinner Thursday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell rattled off which of his players he believed would be participating in the World Baseball Classic. Starting pitchers David Price, Rick Porcello and Chris Sale?...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Prior to the Boston Baseball Writers’ Dinner Thursday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell rattled off which of his players he believed would be participating in the World Baseball Classic. Starting pitchers David Price, Rick Porcello and Chris Sale?...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Mookie Betts, who was recognized at Thursday's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner as the Red Sox MVP in 2016, has an uncanny ability for a 24-year-old to ignore the noise.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — David Ortiz has developed a cruel habit of teasing Red Sox fans. But despite the Instagram jokes and... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Darren Hartwell | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Former Red Sox great Luis Tiant was thrilled to receive the prestigious Emil Fuchs Award at Thursday night's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner, given annually to someone who exhibits long and meritorious service to the game.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Craig Kimbrel is not going to pitch in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, per Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald.
From: Rotoworld | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — The Red Sox’s opening day roster will look much different when the 2017 season begins. Because of that,... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Yankees would prefer Jacoby Ellsbury hit the ball - not the catcher’s mitt....
From: New York Daily News | By: MIKE MAZZEO | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — Before they begin their quest for a World Series title in 2017, a few Boston Red Sox players have their... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Darren Hartwell | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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A lot has been made of the window of opportunity the Red Sox may have. Within the next 3-4 years, the foundation of the team will see their contracts expire, leading to some intrigue when it comes to the possibility of extending certain deals. One of...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Curt Schilling didn’t earn enough votes to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in his fifth year on the... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Sam Galanis | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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A lot has been made of the window of opportunity the Red Sox may have. Within the next 3-4 years, the foundation of the team will see their contracts expire, leading to some intrigue when it comes to the possibility of extending certain deals.read more...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez won't pitch for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic due to a minor right knee injury he sustained in winter ball last month.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — Don’t forget about Rafael Devers. Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has lived up to... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval’s Instagram workout videos have generated quite the buzz this offseason. Even among his Red Sox teammates.... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Darren Hartwell | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Curt Schilling believes his conservative politics may be keeping him out of baseball's Hall of Fame.
From: Mediaite | By: Joe DePaolo | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Jacoby Ellsbury set a Major League record for catcher's interferences in a single season last year. Though it seemed to be an unorthodox way to get on base, Yankees hitting coach Alan Cockrell believes that eliminating those could be key to unlocking...
From: MLB.com | By: Bryan Hoch | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON — No one knows for sure what would have come of Sam Travis’ 2016 season had he not been... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Get in line. The Royals have announced game times for the 2017 schedule with the season kicking off in Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota against the Twins on Monday, April 3 at 3:10 CT. After a week in Minnesota and Houston, the Royals have their...
From: Royals Review | By: Max Rieper | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Yesterday, the Baseball Hall of Fame, an insanely (and somewhat silly) exclusive club that designates baseball’s best, announced its 2017 class: Tim Raines, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell, or “Bagpipes” as I came to know him. I remember...
From: Tablet Magazine | By: Jonathan Zalman | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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A number of former Boston Red Sox players received Hall of Fame votes, but the majority fell short of gathering enough to remain on the ballot.The Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome three new members in the Class of 2017, none of whom ever played for...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Free-agent closer Neftali Feliz is on the move once again, as he signed Thursday with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. SB Nation's Chris Cotillo confirmed Passan's reports and added that it is a one-year deal worth $5.35...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Joe Pantorno | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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NESN announced that Jerry Remy has signed a new multi-year contract with the network to provide analysis for Red Sox games. While the length of the contract was not specified, NESN stated that Remy would work 115 Red Sox games per season.This news depresses...
From: The Joy of Sox | By: allan | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Boston Red Sox staff will have to play sweet music in 2017 and that means being relatively healthy. One significant injury can play a sour tune.The 1990 Red Sox finished first in the American League East and were quickly dispatched in the playoffs...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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BOSTON (AP) When Edwin Encarnacion became a free agent this offseason, Indians manager Terry Francona didn't allow himself to daydream about adding the former Blue Jays slugger to his roster.
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Curt Schilling may never get into the Hall of Fame, but his status as a right-wing icon only grows with each lost vote. The end game is no longer getting a plaque in Cooperstown. Instead, it’s martyrdom.read more...
From: WEEI | By: WEEI | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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If you’re wondering who gave Jason Varitek two votes for the Hall of Fame, we have half our answer. The Trentonian’s Jay Dunn made his ballot public a month ago, and in it he laid out the case for the former Red Sox captain. “[Pudge Rodriguez’s]...
From: WEEI | By: John Tomase | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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If you’re wondering who gave Jason Varitek two votes for the Hall of Fame, we have half our answer.read more...
From: WEEI | By: John Tomase | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Good morning! Who wants Kyle Kendrick news? KENDRICK AFAR: The Red Sox signed Kyle Kendrick to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. The right-hander and former Phillie is a lifetime 81-81 pitcher with a 4.63 ERA. Last year he...
From: The Phillies Nation | By: Tim Malcolm | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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It’s true that, if you look at the free agents who remain unsigned this offseason, you’ll find a lot of power still available. Franklin Gutierrez, Mike Napoli, Mark Trumbo: all three produced an isolated-slugging figure greater than .200 last season....
From: Fan Graphs | By: Eno Sarris | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Joey Rickard can play center field and the Orioles’ Rule 5 picks can’t. There’s only so much roster space to go around. Throughout Dan Duqette’s tenure in Baltimore, he’s consistently gone out of his way to select players in the Rule 5 draft...
From: Camden Chat | By: Chris Booze | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Former Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick is still making his way around the league, signing a minor-league deal with the Red Sox with an invite to spring training. When the Phillies parted ways with Kyle Kendrick after the 2014 season, I honestly can’t...
From: That Ball's Outta Here | By: John Town | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Since Dave Dombrowski took over as the team's President of Baseball Operations, the Red Sox have dealt three of baseball's top-25 prospects.Part of his annual rankings, ESPN's Keith Law rated the Red Sox' prospect pool 16th among MLB teams. A year ago,...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Sam Travis’ knee injury ended his 2016 season, but he’s got his sights set high for 2017. The Boston Red... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Mike Cole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Good morning, here is your Thursday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire. THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Washington at New York, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA:...
From: WEEI | By: Lucy Burdge | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB. The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Cristiana Caruso | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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NESN announced that Jerry Remy has signed a multi-year agreement to continue as the primary color analyst for Boston Red Sox broadcasts.The RemDawg is here to stay. NESN announced on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with Jerry Remy on a...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Via BBTF, Dan Holmes tries to predict the next five Hall of Fame classes. I almost agree with his 2022 class: Finally, in their tenth and final chance, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds will get their day in Cooperstown. I predict it will come with some...
From: Baseball Musings | By: David Pinto | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Veteran pitcher Kyle Kendrick will receive another chance this year with the Boston Red Sox.The Boston Red Sox have signed right-handed pitcher Kyle Kendrick to a minor-league deal. As Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors reports, the contract also comes...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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He’s been a highly rated prospect for years. This spring could be Brian Johnson’s last chance to prove to John Farrell and Dave Dombrowski that he belongs with the Red Sox.A first round pick in 2012, Brian Johnson has been one of the better pitching...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Former Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick is still making his way around the league, signing a minor-league deal with the Red Sox with an invite to spring training.When the Phillies parted ways with Kyle Kendrick after the 2014 season, I honestly can't rememberever...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Houston Astros trade rumors indicate that the team is still in contact with the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, and Tampa Bay Rays in a search for more starting pitching. A report by MLB analyst Bob Nightengale states that the Astros are trying...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ryan DeVault | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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In the early days of baseball, quite a few troubled souls found refuge on the diamond. One of those was Boston Braves catcher Marty Bergen, who on this day in 1900, killed his family before committing suicide.Considered one of the greatest defensive...
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The 2017 class for the Baseball Hall of Fame was announced on Wednesday and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Adam London | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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