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  1. MRI on troublesome calf of outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury negative, Y...

    Wallace Matthews

    Jacoby Ellsbury spends afternoon in local hospital in an MRI tube having his troublesome right calf examined.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  2. Boston Red Sox CF prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. is full of promise

    Gordon Edes

    Sox prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. is full of promise. Could he succeed Ells in CF?

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2013
  3. A-Rod's new role with the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    NEW YORK -- Late in spring training, when there was speculation among scouts that Raul Ibanez would be released by the New York Yankees because his bat speed was gone for good, he stood at the railing while the Boston Red Sox took batting practice in...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  4. Alex Rodriguez has a new role now with the New York Yankees - MLB...

    Buster Olney

    When Raul Ibanez pinch-hit for the Alex Rodriguez in Game 3 of the ALDS, it signified the start of something new. As Buster Olney writes, the pressure is off A-Rod as he begins a new role with the Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  5. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira looking good at s...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell reports from Yankees camp on the condition of a number of their veteran players.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  6. Women in Pro Sports -- Women are knocking on baseball's door

    Pat Borzi

    Women have played baseball in college and the minor leagues. The next step: the majors. If it happens, most agree it will be a knuckleball pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  7. Francona: 'Nothing to complain about'

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox conducted the first live batting practice session of spring training on Sunday and everything went well. It's a drill that the pitchers enjoy, but the hitters hate. Josh Beckett, John Lackey, Clay Buchho...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  8. Analyzing the Ryan Howard deal

    Buster Olney

    A few years ago, Ryan Howard took batting practice by himself in a cage at the Philadelphia Phillies' spring training complex, trying to make an adjustment in his swing. It wasn't working for him that day, and he shouted out in anger repeat...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  9. MLB -- Buster Olney: Ryan Howard is elite, but his deal was oddly...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney likes Ryan Howard a lot as a ballplayer, but this huge new deal seems curious: If they let him wait, and he hit the market with Pujols, Adrian G. and Fielder, the Phillies would have likely landed one of those guys.

    Blog | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  10. Francona: Bard was explosive

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona liked what he saw from his relief pitchers on Thursday during the first live batting practice session of the spring. The purpose of this drill is strictly for the pitchers' benefits and not...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  11. Byrd pitches six shutout innings as Red Sox drop Halladay, Blue J...

    Paul Byrd, making his first major league start since last September, pitched six shutout innings and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep with a 7-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 30, 2009
  12. Paper says Nomar told conflicting story about injury

    Did former Red Sox shortstop Normar Garciaparra injure his right Achilles tendon when struck by a ball in batting practice before an exhibition game in Florida, or was he injured before spring training?

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2004
  13. Garciaparra takes batting practice at Fenway

    Nomar Garciaparra refused to place a timetable on his return after taking batting practice against a pitcher Tuesday night for the first time since being sidelined in spring training.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2004
  14. Red Sox shortstop takes first BP since injury

    Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra took batting practice Saturday for the first time since injuring his right Achilles' tendon in spring training.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2004
  15. Jeter, Soriano nursing minor injuries

    Spring training roundup

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2003