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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Lineup, roster cuts on a Sunday a.m.

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Big-league camp just got a little duller, as exciting shortstop Jose Iglesias and highly regarded pitcher Casey Kelly were among the dozen players sent back to minor-league camp. Iglesias was assigned to Double-A Portland, w...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  16. Doubront leaves with shoulder fatigue

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront left Tuesday night's game with Toronto in the fifth inning with what the club later said was shoulder fatigue. Pitching coach Juan Nieves had gone to the mound after Doubront gave up back-to-back double...

    Blog | May 20, 2014