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Red Sox C Vazquez to have Tommy John surgery

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months ago
Fort Myers, FL ( - Christian Vazquez, who was expected to be the starting catcher for the Boston Red Sox this season, will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right throwing elbow, the team announced Wednesday. Vazquez's surgery will be performed Thursday in Pensacola, Florida, by Dr. James Andrews. The 24-year-old was placed on the 60-day disabled list Monday with a...

Red Sox release Paulino

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months ago
Fort Myers, FL ( - The Boston Red Sox have released pitcher Felipe Paulino. The 31-year-old right-hander appeared in four games for the Red Sox during spring training as a non-roster invitee and posted an ERA of 2.25 in four innings. Paulino has a career record of 13-34 with a 5.22 ERA in 225 games, 152 of which have been starts, over parts of six big league seasons...

Red Sox place Vazquez on 60-day DL; acquire Leon from Nats

By The Sports Network, 2 years 20 hours ago
Fort Myers, FL ( - The Boston Red Sox have placed catcher Christian Vazquez on the 60-day disabled list because of a sprained right elbow. Vazquez was expected to be Boston's starting catcher heading into this season, but will reportedly visit Dr. James Andrews to determine the severity of the elbow injury. The 24-year-old backstop took over as the club's regular...

2015 PREVIEW AL EAST: My how times have changed

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 day ago
Could this be the Blue Jays' year? If certain things break their way it very well could be, as the division is as wide open heading into a season as we can remember. BALTIMORE ORIOLES - (2014 record: 96-66, First in AL East) The Baltimore Orioles followed up their first AL East title since 1997 with an offseason that featured much of nothing. The O's watched as slugger Nelson Cruz and...

Red Sox officially sign Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox announced they signed Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada to a minor league contract, a deal that was reported three weeks ago. Moncada recently passed a physical and was working out in Fort Myers with the team on Thursday. According to previous reports on, the 19-year-old shortstop has agreed to a contract for about $30 million. ...

Boston Red Sox 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 4 weeks ago
With all due respect to Space Mountain, Goliath and the Viper, the wildest roller coaster in the United States currently resides in Fenway Park. From worst to first to worst to … first again? — the Red Sox have put their fans through a stomach-churning wringer, sandwiching the elation of the 2013 World Series between a pair of lost seasons, not to mention an epic collapse in 2011....

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 1 month ago
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean counters.    As the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the understanding of concepts like advertising, marketing and, of course, branding. So things like tag lines — “I’m loving it...

Report: Cuban prospect Moncada heading to Red Sox

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
( - Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada is reportedly heading to the Boston Red Sox. According to, the 19-year-old shortstop has agreed to a contract for about $30 million. However, the deal would then actually cost the Red Sox a total of $60 million because the team will be penalized for exceeding Major League Baseball's bonus pool for international signings. ...

Red Sox extend Farrell

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Fort Myers, FL ( - Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell received a contract extension Saturday. The Red Sox extended his deal through 2017 and added a club option for 2018. Farrell is entering his third year as Boston's skipper and has seen both ends of the spectrum. The Red Sox won the World Series in his first year of 2013 and finished last in the AL East in 2014....

10 Lamest Nicknames in Professional Sports

By Braden Gall, 2 years 1 month ago
The 10 strangest, lamest and least intimidating pro sports team names.