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November 25, 2005 at 10:37 AM

Beckett deal finalized

Boston and Florida finalized the Josh Beckett deal late Thanksgiving night, adding a few new names to the mix. The final deal has Florida sending Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell, and Guillermo Mota to Boston in exchange for minor league prospects Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, Jesus Delgado, and Harvey Garcia. Mota and Garcia were added to the deal late, after Boston expressed some concerns as to Beckett's disclosed health reports.
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November 21, 2005 at 8:07 PM

Red Sox deal for Josh Beckett

ESPN is reporting that the Red Sox have agreed in principle to trade prospects Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, and a player to be named later to the Florida Marlins in exchange for ace pitcher Josh Beckett and third baseman Mike Lowell. While the deal is complete (pending physicals), an official announcement is not immediately expected. The PTBNL is said to be a mid-level pitching prospect, with some reports citing the player as reliever Jesus Delgado. Beckett, the former World Series MVP, figures to be slotted at the top of Boston's rotation along with Curt Schilling. Gold-Glove third-baseman Mike Lowell, who had an off year at the plate in 2005, would likely start at 3B for Boston in 2006, but also could see some time at 1B. There is also some speculation that Lowell could be spun to the Twins for some bullpen help.
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November 20, 2005 at 2:58 PM

Red Sox add six to 40-man

Boston - The Red Sox recently added six players to their 40-man roster, purchasing the contracts of pitchers Jesus Delgado, Harvey Garcia, Jon Lester, and David Pauley, as well as outfielders Brandon Moss and David Murphy. The team released outfielder Gabe Kapler from the 40-man roster.
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November 11, 2005 at 6:33 AM

11/11 Cup of Coffee

Last night, the Peoria Saguaros lost to Mesa 6-5. They ended up in last place in the their division with a 8-23 record. The only Red Sox prospect to see action last night was Brandon Moss, who went 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 runs scored. He ended up hitting .236 - he was 17 for 72 with 3 doubles, 2 HRs, and 5 RBI over the course of the fall season. David Murphy ended up hitting .319 - 29 for 91 with 6 doubles, 2 triples, 3 HRs, 9RBI, 4BB, a .354 OBP, and a .527 SLG pct. Chris Smith pitched 21 1/3 innings. He was 0-3 with a 8.44 ERA. He gave up 32 hits, 8 BB, and 2 HRs while striking out 13. Jesus Delgado pitched 17 2/3 innings. His record was 0-0 with a 4.08 ERA. He gave up 18 hits, 3 BB, 1 HR while striking out 10. Randy Beam finished at 0-0 with a 3.77 ERA. He gave up 12 hits in 14 1/3 innings pitched. He walked 8, struck out 14, and gave up 2 HRs. Charlie Zink threw 13 1/3 innings with a 0-0 record and a 9.45 ERA. He gave up 17 hits, 6 BB, 3 HRs while striking out 6.
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November 10, 2005 at 12:03 AM

11/10 Cup of Coffee

The second to last game in the Saguaros Arizona Fall League season ended like most of their other games this fall. That is with a loss to Grand Canyon 7-0. David Murphy (.319) went 1 for 4 . Brandon Moss (.217) went 0 for 2 with both at bats being strikeouts. Randy Beam pitched 2 innings of scoreless ball allowing 1 hit, 1 walk and he recorded 2 Ks. Charlie Zink pitched a single inning allowing 1 run on 1 hit, a home run. He also walked a batter. The Saguaros (8-22) end their schedule tomorrow with a game against Mesa.
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November 9, 2005 at 12:05 PM

11/09 Cup of Coffee

In action last night the two Peoria teams, the Saguaros and the Javelinas played to a 3-3 tie in a game that was called after eleven innings. League rules stipulate that no game can go beyond eleven innings. David Murphy (.322) went 2 for 5 with a run scored and a RBI. Brandon Moss entered the game as a pinch runner. Chris Smith started the game and went 5 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits. He walked 1 and struck out 3. Jesus Delgado pitched 1 1/3 innings allowing 0 runs on 1 hit. He struck out 1 hitter.
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November 8, 2005 at 12:02 AM

11/08 Cup of Coffee

The Peoria Saguaros have only a few days left in the Arizona Fall League but they still have not found much success. Last night, they continued their losing ways, falling 12-10 to the Surprise. David Murphy (.317) went 3 for 5 with a double and a home run; he scored 2 runs and had a RBI. Brandon Moss (.224) had a night to forget. He went 0 for 5 and struck out twice. Charlie Zink pitched 1 inning giving up 5 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks. Randy Beam also threw an inning allowing 2 runs on 2 hits with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
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November 6, 2005 at 6:33 AM

11/06 Cup of Coffee

Last night the Saguaros (8-20) defeated Phoenix 5-2. Jesus Delgado pitched one scoreless inning allowing a hit and a walk. Brandon Moss (.242) was the only other Sox prospect to see action. He went 1 for 4 with a run scored.
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November 5, 2005 at 8:06 AM

11/05 Cup of Coffee

The Saguaros looked like the were headed for their eighth win last night as they took a 3-2 lead into the bootom of the ninth. The Surprise team,however, scored 2 runs in the bottom of the ninth to win 4-3. The Peoria Saguaros record is now 7-20. David Murphy (.299) was 0 for 5 in the game. He grounded out to first, flied out to left, grounded into a double play, struck out swinging and flied out to center. He was the only Sox prospect to see action.
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November 4, 2005 at 12:26 PM

11/04 Cup of Coffee

The Saguaros went down to defeat at the hands of Surprise last night by the score of 11-4. David Murphy (.319) went 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored. He tripled to right, singled to left, grounded out to second, had an infield single, and popped out to second. Charlie Zink pitched 2 innings, giving up 3 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks. He had 2 Ks and gave up a home run. Randy Beam pitched 1 inning allowing 1 run on 1 hit, a home run.
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November 3, 2005 at 6:09 AM

11/03 Cup of Coffee

Last night the Saguaros shut out the Javelinas 5-0. Chris Smith finally had a good outing. He pitched 4 innings allowing 0 runs on 3 hits. He also had 4 strikeouts. Brandon Moss (.241) went 0 for 3. He walked twice and scored 1 run. The three outs he made included a ground out to short, grounding into a double play, and a ground out to second.
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November 2, 2005 at 6:05 AM

11/2 Cup of Coffee

The two Peoria teams went at it yesterday with the Javelinas edging the Saguaros 3-2. David Murphy (.299) went 1 for 4. He grounded out to first, was hit by a pitch, flied out to center, grounded out to second, and singled to right. Brandon Moss pinch ran in the ninth. Jesus Delgado pitched 1 inning, allowing 1 run on 2 hits with 2 strikeouts.
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November 1, 2005 at 7:40 AM

11/1 Cup of Coffee

The Saguaros lost their 17th game yestwerday falling to Grand Canyon 6-3. Charlie Zink pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, allowing just 1 hit while recording 2 strikeouts. Randy Beam pitched 2 innings, allowing 1 run on 2 hits. He recorded 3 Ks. David Murphy was 1 for 4 with 1 run scored while Brandon Moss was 0 for 3 with a walk and 2 Ks.
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