RED SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Xander Bogaerts is Good at Twitter

Not long after Xander Bogaerts fielded the final out of Wednesday night’s extra innings 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox, the Boston Red Sox shortstop did what most 21-year-olds would do. He hit Twitter. Bogaerts, who has more than 40,000 followers has only tweeted once since Christmas.  What would possess him to get online Wednesday?  What possibly would the World Champions’...
Via Hall of Very Good
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: I'll be at the Boston Marathon finish line this year

The one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing has not been short on retrospectives, with nearly every media outlet taking the time to reflect on one of the worst tragedies in the city’s history. David Ortiz — in many ways the face of Boston sports — chose to offer his own look back this week in a first-person essay for Sports Illustrated. “The bombing at the Boston Marathon...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli dislocates finger on slide and it’s disturbingly obvious (GIF)

Ouch. Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is considered day-to-day after dislocating his finger during the team’s 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. It became pretty clear relatively instantly that he messed up his finger pretty bad, because, you see, his finger was pointing in a direction one typically doesn’t […] The post Mike Napoli dislocates finger...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why should Red Sox manager John Farrell be fined because MLB can’t get the replay right?

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell,is being fined for the comments he made about the replay system, in major league baseball. Why should MLB fine Farrell because of their lack of consistency? It’s a joke, when they can’t get a call right after reviewing it on film. They went to replay, so mistakes wouldn’t happen. Then when one of their managers speaks his mind, they reach...
Via USA Sports 360
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli's finger looks nasty after bad slide

Red Sox first basemen Mike Napoli slid head first into second base Monday caught his finger awkwardly on the bag.  Instead of looking like the number one, it looked like a seven. Note to kids watching at home: slide feet first whenever possible. SEE… @WillBrinson

Red Sox May Face 'Scattered Flurries' Tonight

Spring? Ha! Nice try. The Red Sox will take on the Pale Hose tonight in Chicago—where "scattered flurries" are expected during the game. Of course, Jake Peavy is used to pitching during Windy City 'Springs', so it might not be too much of a disadvantage. Boston will send out the following line-up to battle the clear case of Global Warming engulfing Second City...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Torre To Fine Farrell For Instant Replay Remarks

It's fair to say that the new MLB Instant Replay System is not exactly a rousing success in its first two weeks. So far, two managers have been ejected (John Farrell and Ron Washington) for arguing a review decision. Now, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, Joe Torre, have levied a fine on Farrell for his "comments" about replay. Specifically, the Red Sox skipper...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Torre: John Farrell will be fined for replay criticism

John Farrell’s harsh critique of Major League Baseball’s new replay system will make his wallet a bit lighter. Joe Torre, MLB’s executive VP of baseball operations, told the New York Daily News on Monday that the Boston Red Sox manager will be fined for comments he made after Sunday’s loss to the New York Yankees. “I’m not going to suspend him. It will be a fine,”...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sign of relief: Dustin Pedroia’s wrist is not broken

As I noted when right fielder Shane Victorino went on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, the Boston Red Sox have the depth in the outfield to overcome his temporary loss to start the season. So far, they have endured although their record of 5-8 and three losses in four games to the New York Yankees do not make it look that way. Standings placement does not mean anything...
Via Beantown Banter
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia avoids fractured wrist

Boston Red Sox shortstop Dustin Pedroia received great news on Monday when an exam revieled no structural damage or break in his ailing left wrist, a source has confirmed to MLB.com. Pedrioa, who was was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the New York Yankees, just has inflammation from an injury he sustained on a takeout play at second base against the Brewers during the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Updates: Koji Uehara, Shane Victorino

The big injury concern in Boston right now is Dustin Pedroia & his injured wrist.  Take a read of that current situation right here.  The Red Sox have concerns around their closer Koji Uehara & outfielder Shane Victorino as well.  Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe gives us the update on both.Koji UeharaUehara has been unavailable to the Red Sox since Thursday while...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell: 'Hard to have any faith' in replay after calls

The Boston Red Sox came out on the wrong end Sunday of a second debatable video review in as many days. The umpires overturned what at first appeared to be an inning-ending double play in the fourth after New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi challenged the ruling on the field that Jonathan Herrera’s throw to Mike Napoli at first base had beaten Francisco Cervelli to the bag...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Boston Red Sox slap Jon Lester in the face with offer?

Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester has spent his entire nine-year MLB career in Boston after the Red Sox selected him in the 2nd round of the 2002 amateur draft. Lester is poised to become a free agent at season’s end with a track record worthy of a multi-year deal north of $20 million per season. However the Red Sox reportedly offered the hurler a 4 year/$70 million dollar contract...
Via Players View
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Farrell flips out on umps after being ejected

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell lost his mind on the umps after getting ejected from the Yankees game, telling him to "shove it up his f*cking ass."us
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Keenan Thompson spoofs David Ortiz on SNL

"Saturday Night Live" pulled off a hilarious Weekend Update skit on the David Ortiz-Samsung controversy. Watch SNL's video here.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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