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CHICAGO -- If not for the back injury to Clay Buchholz, the Red Sox might have had a different view of the 2011 trade deadline. But with the talented 26-year-old on the disabled list since mid-June due to a back issue that has not healed at a typical pace for a common muscle strain, the Sox were in a position where they felt compelled to make a deal for a starting pitcher.
That compulsion reflects the uncertain outlook for Buchholz. The right-hander is scheduled to see Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles on Monday. And while Buchholz must now remain out for at least two more weeks (he was moved to the 60-day disabled list to clear a roster spot for Bedard), the team had to move based on the possibility that his time on the sidelines will persist well beyond that.
"Clearly, we have some concern for Clay. It’s been almost a couple months now, which is longer than we expected it to be," said Epstein. "We’re still...
CHICAGO -- Though the baseball world's attention was turned to the trade deadline, the Red Sox remained focused on the field in Chicago. The team closed out its best July in franchise history, claiming a 5-3 victory over the White Sox to improve its July record to 20-6, good for a .769 winning percentage that is the best in franchise history for July.
Dustin Pedroia had the key blow, delivering a two-run single in the seventh inning to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 advantage. Adrian Gonzalez later collected his second double for an insurance run; he has a 10-game hitting streak during which he is hitting .534.
The Red Sox have acquired lefty pitcher Erik Bedard and reliever Josh Fields in a three-way deal involving the Mariners and Dodgers, a major league source confirmed.
Red Sox minor leaguers Tim Federowicz, Stephen Fife and Juan Rodriguez will go to the Dodgers, with LA minor-leaguer Trayvon Robinson and Red Sox minor-leaguer Chih-Hsien Chiang going to Seattle. Bedard and Fields land with the Sox.
Bedard pitched Friday night for the first time since June 27, due to a knee injury, giving up five runs in just 1 1/3 innings. Prior to going on the DL, however, the lefty was one of the best pitchers in baseball over a two-month span, going 4-2 with a 1.77 ERA over 11 starts. He has been plagued by injuries throughout his eight-year major league career posting 15 wins in 2006 and 13 in '07 while totaling a career ERA of 3.69.
Fields, 25, was a first-round pick of the Mariners (No. 20 overall) in the 2008 draft out of the University of Georgia. The...
FOXBORO -- Deion Branch is not threatened by Chad Ochocinco's arrival on the scene in Foxboro. As a matter of fact, the veteran receiver said Sunday following a walk-through at Gillette Stadium that he welcomes another star receiver who has the potential of improving the passing game.
But Branch cautioned both fans and Ochocinco himself not to expect too much, too soon in camp in an offense that quarterback Tom Brady admitted can be very difficult to pick up for newcomers.
"I think it's one day at a time," Branch advised. "Try not to learn too much. We're in Day 4, try not to learn Day 8 right now. It's all about taking one day at time and get everything right before you can do it fast. It's a big difference when you're doing stuff fast and wrong. We're all out here still making mistakes. Nothing's perfect right now. We're all learning each and every day. Chad's not the only person that's learning, let's be honest....
Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Gabe calls the boys to handicap one of the biggest gambling days of the year - Super Bowl 51! Gabe has all the point spread info down and gets to all of the major prop bets that interest him.
Fauria is still down in Houston and calls live from NRG Stadium to give his take on what will go down later on in Super Bowl 51. He likes the Pats and gives his reasons why, but also gets into the scene in Houston all week, famous people he met and why he is tired out from a wild week.
The NBA trade rumor mill is beginning to swirl as the deadline approaches and Picard is ready to go! He talks about the possibility of Jimmy Butler coming to Boston, why Isaiah Thomas is not getting enough respect and the future of the Celtics.
Adrian Wojnarowski has been talking about the possibility of the Celtics making a trade with the Bulls to bring Jimmy Butler to Boston. He actually thinks it may be the the marquee deal to keep an eye on this week heading into the trade deadline. Pete and Jerry discuss and give their thoughts on if they would want Butler. Pete thinks it will happen, Jerry thinks Ainge will stay put. The guys get into more Celtics, present and future and if they can battle with the best of the NBA.
Anna Horford, sister of Boston Celtics Al Horford, makes her Boston radio debut. She talks about Twitter and reacting to mean tweets about her brother. She also gives us her thoughts on the city of Boston and racism.
Bradford checks in from spring training to give us all the media dirt he can dig up...oh, and talk some baseball too.
Rob Bradford is joined by Lou Merloni to talk life in spring training, his toiletries, sleeping arrangements, and facing off with Red Sox personnel that he might have been critical of. Rob and Lou also get into the dynamic of electronic and print media when it comes to ripping the Red Sox.
Pete, Bradford, and Tomase are talking all about the Boston Red Sox, who opened spring training on Monday with pitchers and catchers reporting. They talk about what the Red Sox approach at the plate will be to replace the loss of David Ortiz bat, the impact of some players participating in the WBC, and of course the pitching rotation.
Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break
Guys discuss if or when the Bruins will fire Coach Julian
Ken, Rear and Ty get into a very solid week for the B's beating St Louis and the Flyers and losing a hard-fought game against the Predators. Is this team turning things around? Krug and Marchand are kicking things up a notch. The guys also talk about Claude and Sweeney's job security before getting into some big hits around the league this week.
Hour 4. Milo is done after advocating for pedophilia. The guys dive into the Red Sox roster.
Hour 3. Kirk and Gerry's dream of doing play-by-play is over.
President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski joins Kirk and Gerry in Fort Myers.
The Dallas Mavericks traded for Nerlens Noel, and dumped Andrew Bogut in the process, leading the guys to wonder why the Celts weren't pursuing 6'11" power forward/center.
Chris Mannix, Yahoo! Sports joined the show to give the latest on the NBA trade deadline.
The guys acknowledge that the Green-teamers will defend Danny whether he makes a move or not.
Dale, Michael and Rich Keefe discuss the C's lack of moves at the NBA trade deadline and try and figure out why, and what is the next best opportunity for the Celts to make a move?
Dale, Michael and Keefe discuss the comments made by Dave Dombrowski on K&C this morning concerning John Farrell and his in-game management.
We close out the show with the best sound bites of the day.
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.
Kirk sits down with the legend Glenn Ordway to talk about when Glenn got fired here at WEEI, his start with the station, the controversial decisions he made when he was the Program Director, and he relationship with Eddie Andelman.
Kirk chats with David Duchovny about his current music tour, which takes him to the Wilbur on February 22nd, how David got his start in television, from his first stint on Red Shoe Diaries, becoming a superstar on the X-Files, and his hilarious appearances on the Larry Sanders Show. This is a fascinating discussion about show business and controlling your own career.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis recap Wednesday and Thursday's K&C shows on location in Ft. Myers
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be.
Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey talk best and worst movie/TV presidents. Plus the always important "This Week in #DORK" and the Pick of the Podcast.
Hour 4. Evan Drellich joins the show. A fight for the ages ensues.More from this show
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be.More from this show
Hour 1. Evan Drellich attacked Kirk and Gerry for their interview with John Farrell. Kirk had an accident.More from this show
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.More from this show
Hour 2. Curtis brought his dog. Kirk saw Fences. Lou thought Trenni got in the way.More from this show