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  1. MLB - Former Boston College centerfielder Pete Frates faces ALS

    Steve Wulf

    Former Boston College center fielder Pete Frates understands what Lou Gehrig went through. He's battling the same disease that Gehrig did.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  2. Hassan, Cecchini share special moments

    Scott Barboza

    BOSTON -- It was just like backyard wiffle ball for Alex Hassan -- bases loaded at Fenway Park. But the script didn't go exactly to plan as the Milton, Massachusetts native and Boston College High School graduate struck out in his first major le...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  3. Former BC High star beating the odds

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- On the night that a local kid, Alex Hassan, spent his first game in a Red Sox uniform, Norm Walsh, his coach at Boston College High, told this story: "He was taking the French [Advanced Placement] exam and we got a late start up at St. ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  4. Hassan lives dream with hometown team

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- In no traffic, Boston College High School is roughly 11 minutes from Fenway Park. For Alex Hassan, the journey took 1,763 days, from the August night in 2009 he made his professional debut with the minor-league Lowell Spinners until Friday,...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  5. Pirates prevail over Cubs in 16-inning marathon

    In a game that took 5 hours, 55 minutes, pinch hitter Tony Sanchez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning to give the Pirates a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  6. Takeaways from the Fort: College sweep

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Takeaways from the Fort after the Boston Red Sox beat Northeastern and Boston College by the identical scores of 5-2: • Grady Sizemore looked comfortable on a baseball field. It has been two years since he was able to say...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  7. Sox field the kids in Game 2

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Here is the Sox lineup for Game 2 against Boston College: 1. Brock Holt, SS 2. Alex Hassan, LF 3. Garin Cecchini, 3B 4. Brandon Snyder, DH 5. Corey Brown, CF 6. Bryce Brentz, RF 7. Travis Shaw, 1B 8. Helker Meneses, 2B ...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  8. Morning report: Regulars to play early game

    Rick Weber, Special to

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where the suspense has lifted, kind of like the predictable fog that blankets the area. The rosters have been posted for Thursday's doubleheader against Northeastern and Boston College, and there ar...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  9. Red Sox, Bruins postpone games as manhunt in Boston continues

    The Red Sox and Bruins postponed their Friday night games, hours before police in Boston took the second suspect in Monday's marathon bombings into custody following a long manhunt in the city.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  10. Morning report: 10 things to note today

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where for the first time in 141 days, the Red Sox will take the field for a ballgame. Two, in fact, as they play Northeastern University at 1:35 p.m., followed by Boston College (lineups are HERE). T...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  11. Lineups for doubleheader vs. NU, BC

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Looks like Boston College got the short end of this stick. The Red Sox PR staff sent out the lineups for Thursday's traditional doubleheader against their college neighbors, Northeastern University in the first game, BC in the ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  12. Quick hits from Farrell

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A few quick hits from manager John Farrell's post-workout media session Tuesday: * Top prospect Xander Bogaerts will start at third base in Thursday's exhibition against Boston College, as the Red Sox try to give him a little e...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  13. Pitching probables for Thursday's twinbill

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Here are the pitchers -- all relievers -- for Thursday's exhibitions against Northeastern (Game 1) and Boston College (Game 2). It will be a conventional double-header, unlike years past, when it was a day-night affair, and will o...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  14. Today's takeaways: So far, so good

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Takeaways from Day 7 of Camp Farrell: * Season debut: The Red Sox will begin the exhibition season with their annual college doubleheader against Northeastern and Boston College on Thursday at JetBlue Park at Fenway South. Red...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  15. Red Sox spring training primer

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Our guide to Red Sox spring training, 2013: First official workout: Tuesday for pitchers and catchers, Friday for the full squad. First exhibition: Feb. 21 doubleheader vs. Northeastern and Boston College First Grapefruit...

    Blog | February 10, 2013
  16. Ex-BC captain champions fight against ALS

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- As a baseball player for the Boston College Eagles, a team he served as captain, Pete Frates once hit a home run at Fenway Park, in the Beanpot Tournament. On Wednesday night, Frates returned to Fenway, baseball in hand, to throw out the...

    Blog | May 30, 2012