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  1. Sox announce record sellout streak is over

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox customarily announce a game's attendance in the press box, usually in the seventh inning or beyond. For 820 consecutive games, the announced attendance was followed by the word "sellout." On Wednesday night, anticipati...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  2. Updates: Crawford, Martin, Beltran, Dice-K

    Gordon Edes

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Update from the Happiest Place on Earth, whose billing has never been as sorely tested as it is this week by grumpy sportswriters, weary baseball types, and hustling (in every sense of the word) agents: * It's becomin...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  3. Francona says he couldn't use Drew

    Gordon Edes

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Outfielder J.D. Drew is expected to play Saturday afternoon, his first start since straining his right hamstring while catching Manny Ramirez's line drive a week ago Friday night in Fenway Park. That was the word from manager Terry F...

    Blog | June 26, 2010
  4. Six quick hits: Sunday, bloodless Sunday

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Exactly six weeks from Opening Day, the word from The Fort: 1. Keeping Martinez versatile: Manager Terry Francona said Victor Martinez will take ground balls at first base in camp, including games, but won't commit to how much ...

    Blog | February 21, 2010
  5. Boston Red Sox rookie Brock Holt's best friends from the minor le...

    Gordon Edes

    Brock Holt is the best story of a dismal Red Sox season.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  6. Boston Red Sox awaiting decision of Cuban defector Rusney Castill...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox are anxiously awaiting word on whether they will be successful in their bid to land Cuban defector Rusney Castillo, who is expected to declare his intentions any day now.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  7. Peavy's bottom line isn't pretty

    Gordon Edes

    SEATTLE -- Manager John Farrell, in contemplating how the Red Sox can make room on the roster for young starters Brandon Workman and Rubby De La Rosa, noted Tuesday this is a bottom-line business. Results, in other words, matter. Bottom line, Jake...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  8. Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman suspended six games for th...

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has more choice words for Rays left-hander David Price

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 3, White Sox 1

    Gordon Edes

    CHICAGO -- Takeaways from the Cell, where truer words have seldom been spoken than the admonition from Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy to former White Sox teammate Chris Sale when Sale expressed regret that he wouldn't be facing Peavy Thursday night. "...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, Red Sox 4

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Takeaways from the Bronx, where John Lackey turned Yankees Anonymous into a 21st century Murderers' Row, the Red Sox ran themselves out of a possible big inning and Yankees manager Joe Girardi uttered the immortal words, "I'm not managing...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  11. Bradley shows he's got what it takes

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Jackie Bradley Jr., delivering the words less with bravado than matter-of-fact conviction, said at the end of a disappointing spring training that we hadn't seen the real JBJ. Presumably, this was more in line with what he had in mind. ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  12. On deck? Star-spangled blazers

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- The red, white and blue blazers, apparently, are on deck. No official word yet, but there is increasing evidence that the gift bestowed by Jonny Gomes on his Red Sox teammates in camp this spring will be worn on Tuesday to the White ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  13. Ortiz: 'I can never hit in spring training'

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox catcher David Ross, who is rarely at a loss for words, had a creative response to the question of how big a story it should be that David Ortiz has just two hits all spring and is sporting an .063 average. "After hittin...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  14. Market playing right into Salty's hands

    Gordon Edes

    "I can't wait until tomorrow ... 'cause I get better-looking every day." Recognize those words? That was the title of a long-ago book about Joe Namath written with the late, great Dick Schaap. According all due respect to the Jets' Hall of ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  15. Fielder-Kinsler deal could impact Sox

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Well, now, baseball's hot stove just blew a gasket, didn't it? Wednesday night's huge (what other word do you use for a transaction involving Prince Fielder?) deal between the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers -- Fielder to Texas, Ian Kin...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  16. A's loss assures Sox of AL's best record

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- For the Red Sox, this amounted to a free game. Just as they were preparing to play the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night, word came that Oakland had lost in Seattle to the Mariners, 7-5. That loss assured the Red Sox of finishing wi...

    Blog | September 28, 2013