Pure. Dominance. – First Spring Training games of 2008

Ok sure, it may have been against a bunch of college kids but the Red Sox showed no mercy in their first 2 games of the spring. From Josh Beckett (2IP, 4K, 0H, 0BB) to Pedroia/Ortiz (each with a monster RBI double) to Manny Delcarmen (1IP, 2K) to Justin Masterson (2IP, 1H, 1K, W). Absolutely […]

Red Sox officials meet with free agent RHP Freddy Garcia

Here is where the offseason takes a funny little turn: in addition to Bartolo Colon, Sox officials checked out another overweight injured starting pitcher, Freddy Garcia. I’m not even sure what to think about this move. He hasn’t officially been signed, and won’t be until he has tried out for a few more clubs; however, […]

Colon still large, not so much in charge

The Boston Globe published an article yesterday in which they interviewed pitching coach John Farrell about Bartolo Colon. Farrel said “It’s just a matter of getting him back into playing shape and building up his arm strength to the point of facing hitters. We’ve got some work to do to get him right (weight-wise). I […]

7 Red Sox players listed on Baseball America’s ‘Top 100 Prospects’ list

There are quite a few (too many to be honest) places that rank MLB prospects prior to the season starting but Baseball America is the place that does the most accurate job and is the most respected around the league. After much anticipation they have finally released their Top 100 list and 7 Red Sox […]

Lineups for Spring Training opening day games posted

Francona has listed the starting lineups for the first two exhibition games of spring training. These games are on Thursday and both are home games.

More info on Terry Francona’s contract

More information has been released on the monetary side of Tito’s new contract. He is guaranteed $12 million during the first three years of the extension. $3.5 million in 2009, $3.75 million in 2010, and $4 million in 2011. The option years (2012, and 2013) bring the total to a cool crisp $20 million over […]

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