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By Ben Porter On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Chris Sale’s First Start For The Red Sox Was Everything I Had Hoped For

Yesterday was a special day for us Boston Red Sox fans. Hyped up since the Red Sox acquired him in December, it was the moment we had all been waiting for: Chris Sale’s first start. Memories of Clay Buchholz’ More...

Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi hits a three-run homer in front of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli (29) during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
By Frank Pimentel On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Boston Red Sox Kick Off 2017 Season In Style

Boston Red Sox’s Andrew Benintendi hits a three-run homer in front of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli (29) during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Monday, April 3, 2017, in More...

Dave Dombrowski
By Frank Pimentel On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Tuesdays With Dave Dombrowski

The halls were buzzing. Television crews on each level, executive’s phones constantly buzzing from other teams or members of their operations, exhibitors showcasing their products to potential clients and More...

Jonathan Papelbon
By Frank Pimentel On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Boston Red Sox Should Sign Jonathan Papelbon

Jonathan Papelbon is a free agent. We all know that by now, we also know he was amidst the worst season of his career posting a 4.37 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP in 37 appearances as a member of the Washington Nationals More...

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By Frank Pimentel On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Boston Red Sox Claim Opening Day Victory

The Boston Red Sox were victorious on Opening Day in Cleveland, 6-2. You could not have drawn up a more perfect day for the Boston club to start their 2016 campaign. David Price took the ball for the first time, More...

Dave Dombrowski
By Frank Pimentel On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Dave Dombrowski Returns To Montreal

I have the pleasure of covering the two-game series this weekend from Olympic Stadium in Montreal. The Boston Red Sox clash with the Toronto Blue Jays just two days before the season is scheduled to begin, and More...

David Price
By Frank Pimentel On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Boston, We Have A Baseball Season

It is finally here, the day Boston Red Sox pitchers and catchers report. With the exception of new father Joe Kelly, every pitcher and catcher is present and accounted for. Players such as Clay Buchholz and Rick More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Top 10 Closers For 2016

With each passing day, hope continues to rise as winter winds down and Spring Training inches closer.  Baseball Hot Corner continues to preview the 2016 season by examining the top 10 players at each position. More...

Dustin Pedroia
By Frank Pimentel On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Dustin Pedroia Vital To Red Sox Success

Now that the calendar has officially turned to February, it’s time to start thinking about America’s Pastime. We’re just over two weeks out from pitchers and catchers reporting to Florida or Arizona More...

Carson Smith
By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Boston Red Sox Bullpen: It’s Really Good

Carson Smith may be the best arm in the Red Sox bullpen behind Craig Kimbrel After two last place finishes in a row, the Boston Red Sox aren’t messing around under new GM Dave Dombrowski. They’ve More...

Craig Kimbrel
By Frank Pimentel On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Red Sox Acquire Craig Kimbrel

The Boston Red Sox have themselves a new closer, and his name is Craig Kimbrel. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski has made his first official trade with the Red Sox, and he certainly made a splash. More...

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By Matthew Roberts On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers Game Notes

As part of Baseball Hot Corner’s ongoing commitment to cover as much baseball around the country as possible, I attended today’s game between the San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate Sacramento River More...

Angel Pagan. Gregory Bull/AP.
By Jen Rainwater On Friday, April 10th, 2015

What Really Happened Between Norris, Pagan And The Gum?

In a 12-inning game that ended 1-0, it was chewing gum that made the real headlines. The altercation between San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris and San Francisco Giants centerfielder Angel Pagan didn’t More...

Atlanta Braves
By Daniel Foster On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

What To Expect Out Of The 2015 Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves completed another blockbuster trade, trading Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. to the San Diego Padres for outfielder’s Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin. The Braves also acquired pitching More...

By Daniel Levitt On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Braves Take Another Step Towards Astros, Cubs

It was only at this time last year that the Atlanta Braves were gearing up for a slugfest with the Washington Nationals for the National League East title, owning one of the more formidable lineups and all-around More...

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