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Alfredo Aceves, Joel Hanrahan and Koji Uehara, the opening day closers for the Boston Red Sox in 2012, '13 and '14, respectively, were paid combined salaries of about $12.5 million, which is less than Jonathan Papelbon is making this year .
On a night where Chris Archer did not have his best stuff, or even his second-best, the Tampa Bay Rays did all they could to try and get back into the contest with the Boston Red Sox.
Says Angels pitcher Garrett Richards of his knee injury: "Now it's time to move forward, address this, and get back on the field."
The Boston Red Sox just took two out of three from the Toronto Blue Jays and now get set for a four-game series against their division rival Tampa Bay Rays .
MLB roster expansions are nearly upon us, and the Boston Red Sox certainly have no shortage of intriguing players they can call up once the calendar turns to September 1. Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts and Christian Vazquez play nearly every day, while Rubby De La Rosa, Brandon Workman, Anthony Ranaudo and Allen Webster are vying for starts.
Jackie Bradley Jr.: 0-4, K Alex Hassan: 0-3, BB, K Bryce Brentz: 0-3, BB, A Garin Cecchini: 2-3, BB, K Deven Marrero: 0-4 Blake Swihart: 1-3 Not a good game, certainly, but it's nice to see Cecchini's hot streak holding up even in a game where nobody else seems to be able to do a thing.
The saying goes 'death, taxes and the Miami Marlins dealing their young franchise talent before they hit the open market.'
Boston Red Sox's Allen Craig swings and flies out during his first at-bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.
If you listen to his countrymen's descriptions of his play on the field, new Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo should be fine adjusting to the big leagues after spending all of his life playing baseball in Cuba.
Today's links look at the lack of power in today's game, Jackie Bradley's potential future value, and more cold-bloodedness from the Red Sox front office.
The Boston Red Sox are all but mathematically eliminated from the playoff race and are now setting their sights on next year.
Danny Valencia pumped a fist as he rounded first base, fired up after delivering a big home run for the struggling Blue Jays.
Slugger David Ortiz is back in the Boston Red Sox lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays after sitting out the past two nights with a sore right foot.
Over the last year and a half, one of the most reliable parts of the Boston Red Sox has been the relief performance of Koji Uehara .
The Red Sox will swap Heath Hembree with Edwin Escobar as they seek temporary bullpen depth against the Blue Jays.
In fact, it was the polar opposite. Ranaudo, coming into the Boston Red Sox organization after the team drafted him out of LSU in 2010, didn't blow anybody away in 2011, going 9-6 with a 3.97 ERA in 26 starts in Class-A, including a 4.33 ERA in 16 starts at High-A Salem.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 05:39 am
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