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  1. Castillo to play in Double-A playoffs

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo will be with Double-A Portland Wednesday night in Binghamton, N.Y., when the Sea Dogs open their best-of-five Eastern League semifinal playoff series, Red Sox manager John Farrell said Monday. ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  2. In season of firsts, slam No. 1 for Betts

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- This is the kind of year it has been for 21-year-old Mookie Betts. April: He opened the season in Double-A with Portland and hit a home run in his first at-bat of the season, one of four hits he collected in Reading on Apri...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  3. A solid vote for Vazquez

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When one of the Magnificent Molina Brothers extols your virtues, you must be doing something right. Indeed, Christian Vazquez, the 23-year-old catcher who last spring played for Double-A Portland, appears on an accelerated path...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Boston Red Sox have young arms waiting in wings

    Gordon Edes

    The Red Sox have a wealth of young arms waiting in the wings.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  5. Pregame notes: Day off for Salty

    Gordon Edes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A few notes before the Red Sox try to improve on the majors' best daylight record (21-11) against Jame Shields and the Royals Sunday afternoon: * Catcher David Ross, who served four innings as DH for Double-A Portland on Saturd...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  6. Drew to play 2 in Portland, off DL Saturday

    Gordon Edes

    OAKLAND -- Red Sox manager John Farrell said shortstop Stephen Drew will play two games in Portland for the Double-A Sea Dogs, then rejoin the Red Sox for Saturday's game in Fenway Park against the New York Yankees. Drew will serve as DH on Thursd...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  7. Farrell: Bard here as 'regular' in pen

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox on Wednesday made it official, promoting reliever Daniel Bard from Double-A Portland. Manager John Farrell made it clear that the Sox are hopeful this is more than just a temporary fix, that he will become a permanent part of th...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  8. Report: Bard to be recalled from Portland

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- This was seen not as a quick fix, but as a process. Daniel Bard was sent to Double-A Portland to refine his mechanics and regain his confidence, not to demonstrate overnight that he was ready to return to the Red Sox. But that day of ret...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  9. Daniel Bard recalled by Boston Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox manager John Farrell says Daniel Bard is back as a 'regular' in the pen.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  10. Bard sent to Double-A; Drew on 7-day DL

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox on Thursday optioned right-handed pitcher Daniel Bard to Double-A Portland and placed shortstop Stephen Drew on the seven-day disabled list (retroactive to March 27) for players with concussive symptoms. The Bard mo...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  11. Sox make first cuts; Britton to Double-A

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox have made their first roster cuts of spring, optioning left-handed pitcher Drake Britton to Double-A Portland and reassigning infielder/outfielder Justin Henry and shortstop Deven Marrero to minor-league camp. The S...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 8, Athletics 6

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Suitable for framing? Maybe for Red Sox reliever Tommy Hottovy, who made his big-league debut after spending parts of six seasons in Double-A Portland and retired the only batter he faced. But for anyone else associated with the home tea...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  13. Tuesday a likely target for Ellsbury

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- If past practice is a barometer, Jacoby Ellsbury is within a day of returning to the Red Sox. When Jeremy Hermida was on the disabled list with fractured ribs, he played five games on his rehab assignment -- two with Double-A Portland, t...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  14. Sea Dogs will have big-league look

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- There will be a different look to the Portland outfield Thursday when the Double-A Sea Dogs play the New Britain Rock Cats at Hadlock Field in a noon game at Portland. Typically, Taiwanese teammates Chich-Hsien Chiang and Che-Hsuan Lin l...

    Blog | May 19, 2010
  15. Iglesias hitting his stride

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Jose Iglesias already has shown that he has the defensive skills to play shortstop in the big leagues. Now, the 20-year-old Cuban defector is answering the questions about his bat. Playing for the Double-A Portland Sea Do...

    Blog | May 12, 2010
  16. Star attraction headed to Pawtucket?

    Gordon Edes

    A marquee name appears headed for McCoy Stadium as top Washington Nationals pitching prospect Stephen Strasburg, the No. 1 draft pick in the country last June, was promoted to Syracuse from Double-A Harrisburg, where he was 3-1 with a 1.64 ERA in fiv...

    Blog | May 04, 2010