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  1. Cherington: Sox aren't searching for an ace

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- If Ben Cherington's words can be taken at face value, James Shields isn't walking through the Boston Red Sox clubhouse door anytime soon. Neither is Max Scherzer, Cole Hamels nor Johnny Cueto, the elite starting pitchers whose names have be...

    Blog | December 20, 2014
  2. A defense of Farrell not walking Jay

    Gordon Edes

    Joe Sheehan, the former Baseball Prospectus star, current Sports Illustrated contributor and publisher of his own on-line newsletter, offered a strong defense of John Farrell's decision not to walk Jon Jay with first base open in the ninth inning Sat...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  3. Once again, a few mistakes sink Lackey

    Gordon Edes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- No, John Lackey said, the ankle he rolled over on Monday had no effect on his performance Sunday. "They had it taped up so much I would have had to break my leg to roll it over again," he said. Walking the first two batters ...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 4

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Fifty wins by the end of June is a point of pride, a confidence booster, a selling point, a justification for walking out of Fenway Park with a little more swagger than usual. Beyond that? Well, check back with us in October. The Sox ...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  5. Tribe prez: Tito exceeding expectations

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- Good afternoon from Progressive Field, a.k.a. Terry Francona's place of work, one he can now find without assistance while walking from his apartment, a couple of blocks away. One initial impression from our first visit here this seas...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  6. Mike Napoli ready to prove himself with Boston Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    Learning to live with hip condition, Mike Napoli anxious to prove himself.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  7. Walking men? Not the Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox entered play Wednesday night ranked 12th in the American League in walks, with 341. David Ortiz is the only Sox player with at least 40 walks, with 56, and he's missed almost five weeks. At their current rate, the Sox would f...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. Rapid reaction: Red Sox 7, Twins 6

    Gordon Edes

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Shaky starting pitcher, unreliable bullpen, injured outfielder. This is not a recording. Clay Buchholz fell off the tightrope he'd been walking all night and was charged with five runs for the fourth straight time this season, an...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. David Ortiz, Mike Aviles need to keep Boston Red Sox clicking

    Gordon Edes

    Can David Ortiz and Mike Aviles make up for the missing Red Sox bats?

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  10. Sounds crazy, but Red Sox can be saved

    Gordon Edes

    If Henry & Co. don't turn things around, this Red Sox reporter's walking.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  11. A night to remember for a kid who didn't quit

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- So maybe it never comes to this, Tommy Hottovy walking into the Red Sox clubhouse with what catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia called one of the biggest smiles he has ever seen, then jogging from the bullpen to the mound for his big-league debu...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  12. Rapid reaction: Red Sox 5, Angels 0

    Gordon Edes

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Give it a few more days, and many of the 42 of 45 experts from the Worldwide Leader who predicted the Red Sox would win the American League pennant will be walking around with puffed-out chests, saying "Whadidwetellya?" A double...

    Blog | April 23, 2011
  13. Jarrod Saltalamacchia eager for shot as Boston Red Sox catcher

    Gordon Edes

    Jarrod Saltalamacchia is eager for a shot as the Boston Red Sox top catcher.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  14. No walk in park for Beckett, but a win

    Gordon Edes

    OAKLAND -- Kids, don't do this at home. Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett got away with it Sunday, walking four batters in a row and still coming out with a win, but a starting pitcher will tell you that's a hard way to make a living. "Kind of a weird ...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  15. Beltre back in the lineup Friday

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The daily walking-wounded report: -- Adrian Beltre is back in the lineup at third base, even though manager Terry Francona said he told Beltre he reserved the right to take him out if he didn't like what he saw during batting practice. F...

    Blog | July 16, 2010
  16. When Kevin Youkilis joins ranks of walking wounded for Boston Red...

    Gordon Edes

    With Kevin Youkilis out, the Red Sox are left with no good options.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010