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Craig Breslow Named Red Sox Nominee For 2014 Roberto Clemente Award

Craig Breslow’s positive contributions on and off the field are being recognized once again, as the Boston Red Sox left-hander was named as the club’s finalist for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet on Tuesday. The award, which Breslow was also nominated for last season, recognizes a major leaguer who ” “best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow: Yoenis Cespedes ‘Can Throw A Baseball Across The World’

Yoenis Cespedes has drawn rave reviews in his short time with the Boston Red Sox. Cespedes’ stint with the Red Sox, which began July 31 when Boston traded pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for the Cuban slugger, has involved a steady diet of compliments. Several players have expressed amazement over Cespedes’ skills, both offensively...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow Wedding Genius

(image by D. SchabellContributing Writer Not only is this Craig Breslow a World Series winning pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.Not only is he a Yale University graduate, where he majored in molecular biophysics and biochemistry.He is a genius at wedding planning too.Back in July 2012 he started planning his wedding with is now-wife, Kelly Breslow, they decided...
Via RedSoxLife
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Smart teams get guys like Craig Breslow

Craig Breslow has always been a pitcher who has intrigued me. My interest probably started when he was featured on Josh Borenstein's "Jews in Baseball" site. I am not Jewish, but Josh ran a good site with an interesting idea. Getting familiar with Breslow from that site, I followed him through his career. I saw that he went to Yale University, which by reference, makes...
Via The Flagrant Fan
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Breslow Nominee For Roberto Clemente Award

(FenwayNation Photo)Red Sox relief pitcher Craig Breslow was chosen by MLB as Boston's nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award. The award honors "a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement." Earlier this year, FenwayNation gave...
Via FenwayNation
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow Balances Faith And Baseball

Breslow At Charity Event (FenwayNation Photo)Maybe there is something to this Ivy League stuff.  Red Sox left-handed reliever Craig Breslow graduated from Yale and has been dubbed the 'Smartest Man In Baseball'—other than Bud Selig, of course. So it should come as no surprise that he has thoughtfully dealt with the potential conflict between his Jewish faith and playing...
Via FenwayNation
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow Touts Benefits of Education as Yale Alum Answers Little Leaguers’ Questions (Video)

Craig Breslow is one of the most intelligent, well-spoken players in Major League Baseball, so who better to give advice to the youngsters? A group of Little Leaguers from Avon, Conn. stopped by Red Sox GameDay LIVE on Sunday, and Breslow was kind enough to take some time and answer some questions for the kids from Baltimore. Perhaps unsurprisingly for a Yale alum, Breslow touted...
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Officially Sign Lefty Craig Breslow to Two-Year Contract With Option for Third Year

The Red Sox officially announced Thursday that they have signed reliever Craig Breslow to a two-year contract with a club option for 2015. Breslow, who had been eligible for arbitration, made 63 combined appearances between the Diamondbacks and Red Sox last season, and went 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA in 63 1/3 innings. The left-hander went 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in 23 appearances after arriving...
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow - unsung reliever

One of the most fascinating players in baseball is Craig Breslow. To be sure, one man's fascination is not the same as another's. Breslow first appeared in my consciousness back in 2009 when I followed a cool blog called Jews in Baseball. No, I am not Jewish, but I always considered us Italians as the lost ten tribes since our mothers are the same. But anyway, Josh Borenstein...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

A's pitcher learned of trade via Twitter

Former A's pitcher Craig Breslow says he learned he was traded to the Diamondbacks through Twitter. He was part of a 5-player deal.

Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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