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KIMBREL GOES DOWN, RED SOX ACQUIRE ZIEGLER

KIMBREL GOES DOWN, RED SOX ACQUIRE ZIEGLER

The Boston Red Sox have lost their All-Star closer, Craig Kimbrel, to knee surgery but GM Dave Dombrowski quickly went to Plan B on Saturday. The Sox acquired Brad Ziegler from the Arizona Diamondbacks to bolster the back end of the bullpen for the second-place club.

AT THE BALLPARK: A’S – RED SOX

AT THE BALLPARK: A’S – RED SOX

Just got back from the O.co Coliseum and have this to report, as if you hadn’t heard: The Oakland A’s are on fire. A 7-1 victory that never seemed out of reach after Coco Crisp led off the bottom of the first with a homerun put the A’s in the wildcard driver’s seat and pulled […]

JOHNNY PESKY – 1919-2012

JOHNNY PESKY – 1919-2012

MINORS: KELLY VS. PARKER IN TUCSON

MINORS: KELLY VS. PARKER IN TUCSON

A pair of highly regarded pitching prospects faced each other tonight as the AAA Tuscon Padres hosted the Sacramento River Cats and both were impressive. RHP Jarrod Parker, the top overall prospect in the Oakland A’s organization (BA)  toed the rubber for Sacramento and went 6 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 ER) with a walk and 6 […]

CUBS, RED SOX ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY

CUBS, RED SOX ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY

It used to be that there was a code of etiquette regarding the World Series that dictated that no major announcements would be made that could take away any attention from the Fall Classic. That protocol has slowly eroded and during Tuesday’s travel day, the sports world will have its eyes directed toward two famously underachieving […]

OFFICIAL: THEO TO THE CUBS

OFFICIAL: THEO TO THE CUBS

37-year old Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a five-year deal that is worth over $15M, reports ESPN.com. The magic that Theo brought to Boston may have run out, with two-straight third-place finishes and no playoff wins since 2008. But that doesn’t even register as a dry spell for the Cubbies. […]

EPSTEIN TO CUBS RUMORS HEATING UP

EPSTEIN TO CUBS RUMORS HEATING UP

There has been speculation that Theo Epstein would join the Red Sox since August. Now that speculation has yielded in favor of unnamed sources that say a deal is imminent. With everything as cryptic as it is, this is a hard story to report on, but it is so prominent on the internet now that […]

BOSOX TO BLOW OUT FRANCONA FRIDAY?

BOSOX TO BLOW OUT FRANCONA FRIDAY?

If you’ve been at this game for any length of time at all, you know that if Ken Rosenthal throws it out there, there’s probably something going on. Fox Sports’ uber-connected baseball guy says the Red Sox will meet with Terry Francona on Friday and the manager may be cleaning out his office. Epic collapse, […]

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