As expected after suffering a shoulder sprain Monday night against the Rays, Hanley Ramirez is out of the lineup as expected Tuesday night.
Allen Craig will start in his place in left, while after recording two hits Monday night, Brock Holt gets the start in right. It’s worth noting Mike Napoli jumped ahead of Pablo Sandoval in the the order and will hit cleanup in the absence of Ramirez.
After a day off Monday, Blake Swihart is behind the plate catching Rick Porcello as the Red Sox‘ lineup goes against left-hander Drew Smyly.
Here is the complete order:
1. Mookie Betts, CF 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B 3....
FOXBORO — Nate Solder has a fresh look on football, and life.
The Patriots starting left tackle has had a couple of life-changing victories over the past 12 months. But truth be told his Super Bowl win over the Seahawks in Glendale pales to his defeat of testicular cancer. On Tuesday, taking a break from offseason workouts, the 27-year-old Solder spoke about both in detail and what he’s learned from both.
In the spring of 2014, Solder was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Just months later, it was gone after surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, a treatment that didn’t require chemo.
“Those guys were fantastic, and they’re not the kind of guys that I even need to name...
The Patriots 2015 preseason schedule was finalized Tuesday. Here are the dates and times for the games this summer:
Aug. 13 vs. Green Bay 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 22 at New Orleans, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 28 at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 3 vs. New York Giants, 7:30 p.m.
The Marlins have announced catcher Jarrod Saltalamachhia has been released. The team designated him for assignment last week, but could not work out a trade with any team.
He now becomes a free agent and can sign with any team.
With the Red Sox‘ catching situation (just Blake Swihart and Sandy Leon after Christian Vazquez and Ryan Hanigan went down with long-term injuries), and him spending four years in Boston, there would seem to be at least some interest, but as of last week a source told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford the Red Sox were not interested.
It is a situation that bares watching.
MLB Network’s Kevin Millar appeared on Middays with MFB Tuesday to talk about the Red Sox and specifically their rotation and Clay Buchholz. To hear the interview, go to the MFB audio on demand page.
Buchholz is 1-4 with a 6.03 ERA this season. Millar, who trains with Buchholz during the offseason, admitted it may be time for him to change something.
“[Buchholz] is a very intriguing situation because you see the stuff,” Millar said. “I think at the end of the day Buch needs to get back to the drawing board and maybe make an adjustment. Whatever that is, I’m not a pitching coach, I trained with him this offseason. Buch is a great kid.
“It’s frustrating for Clay...
FOXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price wrap up how the Patriots fared in the 2015 NFL draft and what they accomplished.
WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable discuss the selection of 6-foot-2, 320-pound defensive lineman Malcom Brown out of the University of Texas by the Patriots with the 32nd overall pick Thursday night and where the Patriots might go to fill needs in Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday.
Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?
Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.
Brow Buff's Sam Packard and Ben Kichen break down Marcus Smart's unfortunate ball tap, debate leadership in the Celtics locker room, and rehash the great Kevin Love to Boston rumors.
Larry joined the guys to discuss the Sox pitching issues and his role in Boston 2024.
Joe and Dave talk with Hanley Ramirez about the Red Sox beating the Blue Jays tonight behind another home run from him. They talk about how good he's been hitting breaking pitches and the way the team bounced back after the loss yesterday.
Live from Fenway, Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton speak with Red Sox Manager John Farrell about just how bad his pitching staff has been.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
DJ, Naoko and Pete get into the huge week for the Bruins that saw the franchise move on from GM Peter Chiarelli. They discuss why that was done and if they agree. What does this mean for Claude? They talk about Claude and if he can exist here. If not, who would work in Boston? They also get into the NHL Draft Lottery last night and talk to ESPN Boston's Joey "National" McDonald live from Tampa, Florida.
The guys discussed the principal in Cambridge who still loves Dzhokhar.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The CEO of the Olympics joined the show to discuss Boston's bid.
Kevin Millar talks about the rotation, Allan Craig, Clay Buchholz , Ben Cherington and what it was like playing with Pedro Martinez.
Heath Evans joins the show to talk about how the AFC East looks after the NFL draft.
Christian quizzes the guys on his favorite Mexican movies. Chris "The Mad Dog" Russo rips TNT, Charles Barkley, and Reggie Miller. And Tim re-visits Kirk Minihane tearing into his Dorito-loving, sandal wearing, Chris Russo booking, dog FaceTiming, warm ice-coffee bringing, future bank telling producer, Chris Curtis.
We discuss the disappointment that was the big fight, and how it seems like the glory days of boxing are so far removed that they'll never return.
Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss how the word 'reach' doesn't apply to the Patriots when it comes time to draft, and why we can't conclusively call any of this a success or failure for years to come.
We wrap up the program with the best in sound from this past weekend.
Mikey, Lenny, and Erin talk about the Sox 7-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Patriots Day and the Sox hold on first place in the AL East. Also, the Celtics trail the Cavs 1 Game to 0 in their 1st Round series and the 2015 Boston Marathon is in the books.
Mikey Adams, joined by Lenny Megliola and Chris Villani, talks about the Red Sox home opening win at Fenway and the Bruins fallout after missing the playoffs including the future of Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien.
Chris Price joins Mut to talk about how Revis will heat up the Jets-Pats rivalry next season
Ben and Russ preview Revs vs Red Bulls, talk about the state of the MLS, and discuss the latest rumors and gossip.
In honor of the release of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Jerry and his pal Adam "Uncle Buck" Cormack discuss the Golden Age of the Superhero Movie, why the genre is so popular and count down their all time favorite superhero films.
The NFL has welcomed 32 new players into the league as of last night and there are many implications for Fantasy Football this season. Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com get into who was picked, where they landed and how the impacts the 2015 Fantasy Football landscape. Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper and Kevin White top the list of 10 skill position players taken in Round 1 and Jim and Pete have plenty of analysis and opinion to bridge the gap before Round 2 starts. Enjoy!
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