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14 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Bogaerts close to being activated from concussion DL; Craig not headed to third base

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- At this hour -- 6 p.m., by the way -- the Red Sox are deciding between having Rusney Castillo make his minor league debut Saturday or Sunday in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

Allen Craig glad that trade to Red Sox was in the cards

When the Red Sox gathered their coaches, scouts, and baseball operations executives before the World Series last fall to formulate a game plan against the St. Louis Cardinals, it quickly became evident they had to be cautious pitching to Allen Craig.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Holliday, John Lackey, Joe Kelly

BoSox Injection

Is Will Middlebrooks cooked? Who's on third in 2015?

Oct 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Allen Craig is tripped by Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks during the ninth inning and would score on an obstruction call to win game three of the MLB baseball World Series at Busch Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Will Middlebrooks, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

Viva El Birdos

The Cardinals have no infield bench

The Cardinals have been thin on the infield all season long, but after trades and injuries the Cardinals are down to just Daniel Descalso.

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Descalso, Baseball Players, Pete Kozma, Matt Carpenter, Oscar Taveras, Greg Garcia

BleacherReport

Injuires, Player Misuse May Have Cardinals' Mike Matheny on Managerial Hot Seat

That is the kind of emotion Mike Matheny can create amongst the St. Louis Cardinals ' fanbase in only two seasons as skipper, one of them resulting in a National League pennant.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Yadier Molina, Michael Wacha, Adam Wainwright

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Pirates beat Cardinals to boost playoff hopes

Pittsburgh pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning that lifted the Pirates to a vital 5-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday and boosted their fragile playoff hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Baseball Players, Ike Davis, American League, American League East, Mike Trout

NorthJersey.com

MLB:Ike Davis belts three-run homer to spark Pirates

Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Watson, Seth Maness, Andrew McCutchen, Gerrit Cole, Zach Walters

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boston.com

Pedroiaa s 4 RBIs Lead Sox Past Jays in Extra Inning AffairSports

Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Dustin Pedroia, Mookie Betts, Christian Vazquez, Mike Napoli

BleacherReport

What Does Rusney Castillo Splash Mean for Yoenis Cespedes' Red Sox Future?

Already bursting at the seams, it seems inevitable that Boston will have to clear some of its outfield assets in the offseason in order to make all the pieces work.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Yoenis Cespedes, Jackie Bradley Jr., Xander Bogaerts, John Lackey

USA Today

Fantasy owners try to stay relevant in September

As September approaches, most fantasy baseball owners are either trying to squeeze every ounce of value out of their rosters for the stretch run or are starting to lay the groundwork for next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Jacoby Ellsbury

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MassLive.com

Rusney Castillo's future provides a welcome distraction from Red Sox present

Rusney Castillo talks with reporters Saturday, after the Red Sox formally announced the Cuban defector had signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Carl Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury, David Ortiz, Daisuke Matsuzaka

Sat Aug 23, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Bosox welcome Cuban OF

The team Saturday signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year contract that begins immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Xander Bogaerts, Felix Hernandez

BleacherReport

4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races

2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Billy Hamilton

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Game 127, Mariners at Red Sox

That series in Philadelphia was neither entertaining nor helpful. Now, the M's head to Fenway, where they've lost nine consecutive games.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, John Lackey

Cape Cod Times

Red Sox Notebook: Allen Craig in lineup

The plan was for Allen Craig to play nine innings in right field and get four at-bats for the Pawtucket Red Sox last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Will Middlebrooks, David Ortiz, Garrett Richards, John Lackey, Joe Kelly

Boston Red Sox

Kelly hoping second time is the charm at Fenway

Mariners ace Felix Hernandez knew that his historic stretch wouldn't last forever.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Felix Hernandez, Joe Kelly, David Ortiz

Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching, injuries among factors for postseason push

After a 6-1 homestand pushed them to within 1 1/2 games of the division-leading Brewers, the Cardinals intend to make a push for another National League Central title over their final 36 games of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Francisco Rodriguez, Yadier Molina, George Kottaras

Boston.com

Game 127: Allen Craig Activated, Will DH as David Ortiz Gets Night Off

Steve Silva, a lifelong Massachusetts resident, joined Boston.com in 2004. He's covered the world championship runs of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Celtics, the Boston Marathon, and more as part of the BDC and Boston Globe sports teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, John Lackey, Joe Kelly

The Wichita Eagle

Wainwright, Lynn, Neshek have carried the St. Louis Cardinals

I've been writing a lot about the Kansas City Royals lately on the blog - for good reason, obviously - but nonetheless I'm feeling a little guilty.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Holliday

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sports Media 101

Boston Red Sox Injury Updates - David Ross Returns

Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Christian Vazquez, Dan Butler

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