Travis Shaw Emerges In Place Of Pablo Sandoval

After winning the starting third baseman job over Pablo Sandoval in Spring Training, Travis Shaw has become one of the most important players in the Red Sox lineup. The 26-year old has yet to miss a game this season, playing 25 games and hitting .322 with a .923 OPS, three home runs, and 17 RBIs. Shaw …

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Carson Smith Will Start Season on DL

The Boston Red Sox will have to start their season off without relief pitcher Carson Smith in the bullpen. Smith exited Monday’s exhibition against Miami after facing just one batter, complaining of cramping in his right forearm. An MRI the next day revealed a strain of the flexor mass muscle. This is not good news, …

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Breaking Down the David Murphy Signing

On Monday night, David Murphy and the Boston Red Sox agreed on a minor league contract. Murphy is going back to the place it all started. He spent the first two years of his career playing for the Red Sox in 2006 and 2007. Since then, he has played for the Rangers, Indians, and Angels. The thirty-four year …

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Hanley Ramirez’s Move to First Means Improvement

There’s no denying the fact that three-time all-star Hanley Ramirez’s first season back in Boston didn’t go too well. His fielding was disastrous in left field, a position he switched to after playing at shortstop and third base for the majority of his career. The team performed better without him in the lineup late in …

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