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MLB debut giving Shaw confidence

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The start of 2015 did not go as Travis Shaw had planned. The 25-year old prospect finished April with a .185 average and just five extra base hits. Trying to prove he belonged in … Continue reading

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Masterson makes first rehab start

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson made his first rehab appearance with Pawtucket on Sunday as he recovers from right shoulder tendonitis. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list May 13, a day after … Continue reading

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PawSox embrace versatility

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Change is not always the easiest thing for someone to buy into, especially when that person is a professional baseball player. However, the Pawtucket Red Sox know change could be their calling card to … Continue reading

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Owens takes step forward against Bats

By Eddie Pannone PAWTCUKET, R.I. – Red Sox top pitching prospect Henry Owens has pitched very well after a shaky start to his season, but you wouldn’t know it based on how Pawtucket has fared when he pitches. The team … Continue reading

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Tanaka time at McCoy

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – McCoy Stadium has been seen plenty of Red Sox players graze the field during rehab assignments. On Wednesday, it was a Yankee star that took center stage. Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka, recovering from a … Continue reading

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Time is up on slow start excuse

By Eddie Pannone I think I’m a pretty patient person when it comes to slow starts in baseball. Early slumps get over analyzed just because they happen early. The same slump can happen in July and no one bats an … Continue reading

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Different looks preparing PawSox players

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – It is nice to win at any level, but Triple-A baseball is all about preparing players for the big leagues. Whether that means young prospects preparing for an extended look at the big league … Continue reading

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Surprised Craig staying positive

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – To say Allen Craig’s time in the Boston organization has been disappointing isn’t exactly a breaking news story. Acquired with Joe Kelly as part of the John Lackey trade last year, Craig has hit … Continue reading

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Rodriguez, Johnson off to hot start with PawSox

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – It is no secret that the Boston Red Sox pitching staff has been less than stellar so far in 2015. With up-and-down performances from all five starters, patience is running thin as the team … Continue reading

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Bradley finding his swing early on

By Eddie Pannone PAWTUCKET, R.I. – It seems like a long time ago that Jackie Bradley Jr. was lighting up spring training and capturing Red Sox fans attention as an up-and-coming prospect. In reality it has been just over two … Continue reading

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