Sox Sign Cuban SS Jose Iglesias

The Miami Herald’s Spanish newspaper, El Nuevo Herald, is reporting that the Red Sox have signed Cuban defector Jose Iglesias. Iglesias ran away last July while in Canada for the Junior World Championships. He’s only 19 years old and the contract is for 4 years and 8.2 million dollars. Baseball Prospectus had this to say […]

Sox DFA Van Every and send Lowrie for rehab

The Red Sox made two roster moves today, both dealing with players trying to recover from their respective injuries. Jonathan Van Every, who underwent knee surgery in June, was designated for assignment by the team. He played briefly for Boston earlier this season (.364 AVG, 1 HR, 3 RBI in 11 AB) and even managed […]

Red Sox All-Star Futures Game Participants

The Red Sox have had two players selected to the All-Star Futures team. They are Casey Kelly (19 years old) and Junichi Tazawa (23 years old.) Kelly will play for the ‘US’ and Tazawa will represent the ‘World Team.’ Casey Kelly was drafted out of High School in the 1st round of the 2008 draft. […]

ALCS times and pitching matchups

Here are the ALCS starting times and pitching matchups: Game 1: Friday, Oct. 10, 8:37 p.m. @ Tampa Bay Starters: James Shields vs. Daisuke Matsuzaka Game 2: Saturday, Oct. 11, 8:07 p.m. @ Tampa Bay Starters: Scott Kazmir vs. Josh Beckett Game 3: Monday, Oct. 13, 4:37 p.m. @ Boston Starters: Matt Garza vs. Jon […]

Buchholz sent to Arizona Fall League

In the past year, Clay Buchholz has looked downright dominating to absolutely foolish. Unfortunately for him and the Red Sox, it’s been more of the latter than the former. His season unraveled rather quickly as he was sent down to Pawtucket for some ‘rehab.’ He crushed the Triple-A competition and was brought up to Boston, […]

About today’s game

Aside from this afternoon’s game culminating in a walkoff win for the Red Sox, there were a few other subplots. – Red Sox fans have helped their team tie the all-time record for most consecutive sold-out home games (455). The record should be broken next Monday against the Rays. – Kevin Youkilis is still suffering […]

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