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Red Sox News: Boston designates Ryan Roberts for assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated utility-man Ryan Roberts for assignment, according to WEEI's Alex Speier. Ryan Roberts designated— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) April 18, 2014 Roberts signed with Boston 10 days ago to help support a roster with multiple early injuries. He appeared in just eight games picking up just two hits in 19 at-bats. Roberts was released by the Chicago...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox recall Holt from AAA; DFA Roberts

Since the Boston Red Sox lost starting third baseman Will Middlebrooks to injury early in April, the team has struggled to get solid production from players filling in for him. One of those filling in for Middlebrooks, was veteran Ryan Roberts who was very disappointing in his 19 at bats…
Via CLNS Radio
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tatman Cometh

Tonight, we get our first look at Ryan Roberts as a member of the Boston Red Sox, as he’ll be starting at third base and batting eighth. Hopefully he can shake things up a bit at the bottom of the order because, Bradley notwithstanding, that Herrara/Pierzynski combo leading back to Nava is killing me slowly. Or course, Roberts is most famous for being covered in tattoos and looking...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Roberts Brings Versatility To Red Sox Lineup (Video)

Tuesday night will mark the Boston Red Sox debut for newly acquired infielder Ryan “Tatman” Roberts, who gets the nod at third base in place of the injured Will Middlebrooks. The hot corner likely will be Roberts’ primary home in Boston, at least until Middlebrooks is healthy, but the veteran has the ability to line up at several spots around the diamond. For more on Roberts’...
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Roberts Gets First Red Sox Start Tuesday

Newly-acquired infielder Ryan Roberts will get his first start in Carmine Hose tonight against the Rangers. Roberts will start at third base and hit in the eighth spot in the order. Jonny Gomes will get the start in left and bat lead-off. Grady Sizemore will be back in center field and hit fifth. Jackie Bradley, Jr. will again play right and bat ninth. The so-far spotty Felix Doubront...
Via FenwayNation
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Ryan Roberts: Eyesight Randomly Improved During Spring Training

BOSTON — There’s something about the Fenway Park interview room that makes new players open up about their eyesight. Jake Peavy talked about his poor eyesight during his introductory press conference last season, and Ryan Roberts discussed his battle with astigmatism Monday while speaking with reporters for the first time as a member of the Boston Red Sox. Roberts’ discussion...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Roberts: Journey To Boston Red Sox Like ‘Bud Light Commercial’

BOSTON — Ryan Roberts, presumably, didn’t run into Don Cheadle walking a llama, play Arnold Schwarzenegger in ping pong or mysteriously end up on stage at a OneRepublic concert. But Roberts’ 12 days between opting out of his contract with the Chicago Cubs on March 27 and signing with the Boston Red Sox on Monday have been interesting. “If I had to relate it best, I’d say...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox News: Boston signs Ryan Roberts

The Boston Red Sox have signed infielder Ryan Roberts to a split contract, according to WBZ in Boston. The defending champs acted quickly, signing "Tat-man" just one day after placing third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list with a calf strain.Roberts has spent most of his career at third base (217 games), but played 48 games at second for Tampa Bay last season....
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Ryan Roberts

BOSTON, MA-The Boston Red Sox today signed free agent infielder Ryan Roberts, who will be active for tonight’s game against the Rangers at Fenway Park, wearing No. 7. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, infielder Brock Holt was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.   To make room for Roberts on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Steven Wright was transferred to the 60-day...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Red Sox Agree To Terms With Infielder Ryan Roberts

The Boston Red Sox added some infield depth to their roster Monday morning. Former Tampa Bay Rays utility infielder Ryan Roberts has agreed to terms on a major league contract with the Red Sox, according to a tweet from his agency. The team has not yet confirmed the signing. The 33-year-old has seen action at six different positions during his eight years in the majors, with the...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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