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Thursday Links: Rusney, Rusney, Rusney

After about a month of waiting, Red Sox fans finally got their first look at Rusney Castillo on Wednesday. The 27-year old Cuban defector assumed the seventh spot in the Red Sox order, and manned center field in his first big league game. After playing in three championships on his rise through the Red Sox […]

Thurdsay Links: Workman pounded as O’s sweep Sox

For the third straight day the Red Sox lost to the Orioles, as Baltimore completed their three game sweep of Boston. After breezing through his first two innings, Red Sox starter Brandon Workman endured a six run third inning, and was promptly knocked out of the game. The 24-year old allowed six runs on six […]

Monday Links: Weekend Spoilers

With the Red Sox well out of contention in the American League playoff standings, Boston welcomed in Wild Card hopefuls, the Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend. Embracing their role as spoilers, the Red Sox took 2 of 3 games in the weekend series, and kept the Jays 5 games back of a Wild Card […]

Building an Unconventional Bullpen

More and more, major league bullpens are characterized by relievers who can pump their fastballs into the upper-90s. That isn’t the case with the Red Sox bullpen, which is filled with pitchers known better for their control and command.

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