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Red Sox acquire OF Peguero from Rangers

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations on Wednesday. Peguero, who was designated for assignment on May 20, batted .186 with four home runs and nine RBI over 30 games this season with Texas. The 28-year-old signed with the Rangers as a free agent in January after spending his first...

Boston sends Victorino to DL again

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - For the second time in 2015, the Boston Red Sox have placed outfielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list. On Sunday, the BoSox shelved the two-time World Series winner due to a left calf strain. Victorino previously was sidelined with a right hamstring strain and hit the DL on April 25. The 34-year-old has batted .255 in 20 games for the Red...

Recap: Boston vs. LA Angels

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Iannetta and Erick Aybar both homered in a nine-run fifth inning that propelled the Angels to a 12-5 decision over Boston in the opener of a three-game series at Fenway Park. David Freese drove in two and scored twice for the Angels, who were coming off a series split at Toronto. Albert Pujols hit a solo shot, while Marc Krauss, Mike Trout and Kole...

Red Sox 3B Sandoval leaves game

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval left the game in the bottom of the seventh inning with an apparent knee injury. Sandoval was forced to exit after being hit squarely on the left knee by a pitch from Texas Rangers reliever Sam Freeman. He was tended by team medical staff and then escorted into the locker room for further evaluation. His pinch...

Red Sox place Masterson on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox placed starting pitcher Justin Masterson on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to right shoulder tendinitis. In seven starts this season, the right-hander is 2-2 with a lofty 6.37 ERA. He's allowed 40 hits and walked 19 in 35 1/3 innings. The Red Sox have recalled left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket to...

Red Sox activate Victorino from DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox activated outfielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list prior to Monday's series opener in Oakland. Victorino will start in right field and bat seventh for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury on April 22. The 34-year-old was batting .143 in 12 games prior to his injury. He was limited to just 30 games in 2014...

Red Sox send Craig to minors, recall Bradley

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox have optioned veteran outfielder Allen Craig to Triple-A Pawtucket. The Red Sox acquired Craig at last year's trade deadline, and the 30-year-old outfielder has not been particularly productive in Boston. In 24 games this season, Craig is hitting a horrid .135 with a .237 on-base percentage -- a far cry from the .300 hitter he was in...

Red Sox name Carl Willis pitching coach

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox named Carl Willis their new pitching coach after Saturday's 7-1 loss to Toronto. The Red Sox, just 13-17 this season, fired third-year pitching coach Juan Nieves on Thursday. Willis has 11 seasons as a major league pitching coach with Cleveland and Seattle from 2003-13. He served as pitching coach for the Indians' Triple-A Columbus...

Red Sox DH Ortiz loses appeal on 1-game suspension

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz lost an appeal of a one-game suspension and will serve it Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The suspension was handed down April 21 and stemmed from an incident on April 19 when Ortiz made contact with an umpire in a game against Baltimore. In the fifth inning of the loss to the Orioles, Ortiz disagreed...

Red Sox DFA veteran reliever Mujica

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox designated veteran relief pitcher Edward Mujica for assignment Friday. Mujica went 1-1 with a 4.61 earned run average in 11 relief appearances this season. He allowed 15 hits and three walks and recorded eight strikeouts over 13 2/3 innings. The 30-year-old has compiled a 22-24 record with a 3.79 ERA and 49 saves over 456 games in 10...