The Future is Now

The Future is Now

Red Sox 2005 first-round draft pick Craig Hansen, left, walks with pitcher Jonathan Papelbon while the team takes batting practice before their game with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Monday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.

(Craig Hansen, left, walks with pitcher Jonathan Papelbon / AP Photo)

Red Sox top prospect, shortstop Hanley Ramirez works on his double play pivot form in Ft. Myers in February.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Craig Hansen and Hanley Ramirez Have Been Called Up

Is Rent-a-Wreck Hurt?

"Rene Lachemann was a coach in St. Louis when Edgar Renteria played there and says, "[Edgar] has to be hurt and not telling anyone. He's not throwing well, and he doesn't move the same. This guy is a great player, but he'll never say he's hurt, and he'll insist on playing every game." -- 9.18, Peter Gammons, Insider

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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