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Carl Beane’s passing is a major loss for the Red Sox organization and baseball fans everywhere. On Thrusday night, the Red Sox paid homage to their dedicated PA announcer with a moving pregame ceremony that helped fans appreciate Beane’s legacy in Boston. Check out the video above to see the entire pregame ceremony from Thursday …

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Come to fill up, and stay to eat up would be a good slogan for Oklahoma Joe’s in Kansas City. A staple of Kansas City, Oklahoma Joe’s is a barbecue joint that also happens to be in a gas station. The barbecue restaurant portion of the place is one of the best in KC, a …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Josh Beckett is coming under fire for reportedly playing golf with a sore lat muscle. He did so just days before missing his turn in the rotation. But Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine isn’t ready to jump to any conclusions. Since Beckett flew back to Boston on Wednesday, Valentine snever had …

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When Will Middlebrooks was first called up to the majors late last week, many thought it would be just a temporary move. But it appears that the 23-year-old third baseman may be carving out a permanent spot in Boston. Kevin Youkilis, the Red Sox everyday third baseman for the past seven season, is still anticipated …

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The Red Sox bullpen started off the year looking almost helpless. As of late, though, the relievers have been the most consistent piece of the team. Jarrod Saltalamacchia is impressed with the bullpen’s ability to turn things around so quickly, and the Red Sox starting catcher credits bullpen coach Gary Tuck for the swift turnaround. …

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Will Middlebrooks has been the talk of the town in Boston over the past week. The Red Sox third baseman has put up some eye-popping numbers and deservedly has gotten some kudos for his impressive baseball skills. But most fans don’t know that he also had a chance to play football. Middlebrooks, who accepted a …

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10:53 p.m.: Another discrepancy with the calls. Marlon Byrd intended to bunt, but looked to get plunked during the attempt. The call didn’t go the Red Sox’ way and Byrd had to continue his at-bat. End 8th, Royals 4-3: That was a 7-6-2 put out that nailed Irving Falu at the plate right there. Mike …

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The Celtics didn’t close the deal in Atlanta, but they likely won’t be denied on the parquet as their first-round series with the Hawks comes back to Boston for Game 6. Steve Pagliuca, co-owner and managing general partner of the Celtics, will be on The Dennis and Callahan Show on Thursday morning to talk about …

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News of Carl Beane’s death has hit many fans hard, and members of Red Sox Nation far and wide have come forward to pay their respects to the Red Sox’ PA announcer. Some former team members and coworkers of Beane’s who currently work at ESPN spoke out on Wednesday with their thoughts on his life, …

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Tim Collins grew up in Worcester, Mass. as an avid fan of the Red Sox. But after a few failed stops along his major league journey the reliever has ended up in Kansas City. Now with the Royals, Collins reflects back on his favorite Red Sox memories and how he wants to strike out childhood …

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