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Mauro Gomez Playing Third, Batting Seventh In Series Opener Vs. Yankees

Mauro Gomez will get his first taste of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry on Friday night.


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Middlebrooks Could Land On DL

Will Middlebrooks missed Monday night’s series opener in Oakland with a sore hamstring, and could end up missing a lot more action with the injury.


BOSTON, MA - MAY 27: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox reacts when he disagreed with an call by umpire Mark Carlson on a play at second base against  the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park May 27, 2012  in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pedroia (Thumb) Gets Night Off Against Tigers

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will get Tuesday night off as he recovers from a jammed thumb.


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Boy Hit By Bat At Fenway Released From Hospital

A child hit by Nick Punto’s flying bat in the Fenway Park stands during Saturday’s game has been treated and released from Children’s Hospital.


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Child Hit By Flying Bat At Red Sox-Orioles Game

A child was carried from the stands behind the Red Sox dugout after being hit with a flying bat in the sixth inning of Saturday’s game at Fenway Park.


Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Youkilis Out Of Red Sox Lineup For Third Straight Game

Kevin Youkilis’ minor injury is causing a bit more of a problem than originally anticipated.


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Valentine: Sending Iglesias Down ‘Not A Tough Decision’

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine had a “real emotional” meeting with Jose Iglesias Tuesday morning, but said it was not a tough decision to option the shortstop to Pawtucket.


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Punto Calls Nomar To Talk About Wearing No. 5

No matter what kind of numbers shortstop Nick Punto puts up for the Boston Red Sox this season, none will be bigger than the one on his back.


Red Sox short stop Nick Punto waits his turn in the batting cage at the Red Sox Spring Training facilities in Fort Myers, Florida.

Who’s At Short? Valentine, Red Sox Ponder Options

Bobby Valentine has a decision to make when it comes to the Red Sox starting shortstop.


Josh Beckett is ready to show off the adjusments he's made when he takes the mound against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday night. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Stories To Watch In Red Sox Spring Training

As the Red Sox get set to kick off Spring Training with pitchers and catchers reporting on Sunday, here are a few of the many storylines to follow as they get ready for Opening Day.