Red Sox Will Rely On Will Middlebrooks To Be Middle-Of-The-Order BatWill Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.
Most Notable Player Deals Made By The MLB Trade DeadlineAt 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball's non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB's postseason dance.
Much a-Youuu about Nothing? President's Zinger Gets BuzzHe jokingly thanked the city for trading Kevin Youkilis - a gritty, beloved, core player for the Boston Red Sox for years - to Obama's hometown Chicago White Sox this week.
Valentine Criticizes Youkilis, Then Apologizes