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PawSox The Tomorrow Fund

PawSox Become “Boys of Bowling” for Tomorrow Fund

The Triple-A ballclub that plays together also bowls together? Yes, and it's done in the name of a very good cause. Every season, the Pawtucket Red Sox put down the gloves and bats and pick up bowling balls at East Providence Lanes – located two miles away from McCoy Stadium – to raise money for The...
PawSox players

For PawSox Players Riding the McCoy to Fenway Shuttle It’s All Focus and Work...

Getting back into the swing of things can prove challenging for players with minor-league options, a longstanding baseball practice in which Major League Baseball teams can send a player up and down multiple times over the course of a single season without running the risk of losing him to another club. “When you do have...
PawSox Mike Olt

PawSox Slugger Mike Olt Dedicates Homer to Recovering Mom

For Mike Olt, June 7, 2018 was shaping up to be another routine day. The Pawtucket Red Sox were slated to host Louisville with first pitch scheduled for 11 a.m. The odds were pretty that Olt would be hitting somewhere in the middle of manager Kevin Boles' lineup. Then came a distressing phone call from...
PawSox Tzu-Wei Lin

PawSox Star Tzu-Wei Lin’s Simple Philosophy, “See the Ball, Hit The Ball” Reaps Big...

When Tzu-Wei Lin returned to his native Taiwan after the 2017 season that featured a noteworthy jump from Double-A Portland to Boston, the super utility player and slick defender who's currently on the PawSox roster did so as a relative unknown. Then came an endorsement deal which proved that not everyone in Lin's homeland was...
PawSox mound visit

PawSox Divulge the Strategy Behind the Pitcher’s Mound Visit

There are those who view mound visits as one of biggest culprits behind the bogging down of baseball games to the point where a nine-inning contest seems and feels interminable. Inside the Pawtucket Red Sox clubhouse, these stoppages are viewed as necessary evils. The genesis of the catcher heading out to talk to the pitcher,...
PawSox Pitcher Bobby Poyner

College World Series Stirs Fond Memories for PawSox’s Bobby Poyner

The stage was big and the spotlight a higher voltage. To a college freshman pitcher, this represented uncharted territory. There was Bobby Poyner, currently a left-handed reliever for the Pawtucket Red Sox, set to take the mound for the University of Florida before an announced crowd of 25,291 at Nebraska's TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The...
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Josh Smith Has PawSox Asking, “What’s in a Name?”

In Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Romeo famously asks, "What's in a name?" The PawSox and Josh Smith may just have the answer... There's a baseball adage where allegedly, you can't tell the players without a scorecard. Fans who purchased a scorecard at McCoy Stadium on consecutive days recently may dispute such a claim. Those who heeded...