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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. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Dustin Pedroia leaves game after fouling ball off foot

    Gordon Edes

    Dustin Pedroia left Friday's Red Sox game after fouling a ball off his left foot.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  15. Ellsbury heads to Arizona for rest, rehab

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- Jacoby Ellsbury won't be walking through that door anytime soon. The Red Sox outfielder, who has appeared in just nine games this season after fracturing four ribs in a collision with third baseman Adrian Beltre, is headed for...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  16. Quick hits: Sox 8, Royals 6

    Gordon Edes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A few observations after the Red Sox beat the Royals 8-6 to take two out of three here. * Two outs away from escaping with a sloppy 8-6 win, the Sox were sobered by the sight of left fielder Jacoby Ellsbury walking off the fiel...

    Blog | April 11, 2010