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McGair: PawSox release statement on Gary DiSarcina leaving to become Angels' third-base coach

November 5, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

PAWTUCKET -- Once again, the winds of change have swept through the manager's office at McCoy Stadium.

Tuesday saw Gary DiSarcina leave to become the third-base coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, a franchise that the Massachusetts native is quite familiar with. He played 12 years for the Angels and served as a special assistant to the team's general manager during the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

McGair: Postgame reaction from 2013 World Series champion Red Sox

October 31, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

BOSTON – We present some postgame reaction following the Red Sox defeating the Cardinals to clinch the World Series:

Outfielder Shane Victorino on his bases-clearing double in the third inning.
“To get these kind of moments, that is what it’s all about. For me, I’m lucky enough it worked out. I don’t ever go up there with the mindset ‘This is what is going to happen.’ It seems to be happening that way and I’m very fortunate to get that opportunity again tonight with the bases loaded and open up the game a little bit.

McGair: McGair: Red Sox hope to have better success against Cardinals' Wacha in Game 6

October 30, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com

BOSTON – The Red Sox have already seen St. Louis rookie sensation Michael Wacha once in this World Series. The question heading into Wednesday night’s Game 6 rematch is whether the Boston hitters will be better equipped to handle the Cardinals player who stands between them and a championship.

PawSox win Game 1 of Governors' Cup finals

September 10, 2013

Brock Holt’s two-run single in the top of the eighth inning erased a 1-0 deficit and enabled the Pawtucket Red Sox to come away with a 2-1 victory over the Durham Bulls on Tuesday night in the opener of their best-of-five Governors’ Cup championship series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The series will continue tonight back at Durham, and after an off day on Thursday, the defending International League champion PawSox will host the rest of the series, with Game 3 taking place on Friday at McCoy Stadium.

PawSox speedster Berry to join Red Sox

August 31, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com
PAWTUCKET – Quintin Berry wasn’t supposed to be with the Pawtucket Red Sox for very long. The fact the outfielder learned Saturday night that he will join the Red Sox on Sunday proved just that.

Coaches Clinic set for Saturday, August 24 at St. Raphael Academy

August 16, 2013

PAWTUCKET – The first-ever “Aspire 2 Inspire” Coaches’ Basketball Clinic will take place at St. Raphael Academy’s Alumni Hall on Saturday, August 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PC Friars announce non-conference hoops slate

August 9, 2013

PROVIDENCE – Friday saw Providence College Head Coach Ed Cooley announce the 2013-14 men's basketball team's non-league schedule on Friday.

The non-league schedule is highlighted by a home game and season opener versus ACC foe Boston College on Friday, November 8 (6 p.m.). The Friars will play key non-conference road games versus SEC opponents Kentucky on Sunday, December 1 (8 p.m.) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Vanderbilt on Friday, November 22 at 6:30 p.m. ET at the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam.

McGair PawSox fall in 15 innings to Norfolk

August 2, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com
PAWTUCKET – A long night at McCoy Stadium resulted in a sour ending for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Jonathan Schoop’s two-run home run in the top of the 15th inning helped snap a 2-all deadlock and propel visiting Norfolk to a 5-2 win at McCoy Stadium. Schoop drove in three of the four runs the Tides scores in extra innings after coming through with a run-scoring base hit in the 13th.

The win allows Norfolk to close to within a game of Pawtucket in the wild-card standings. The Tides took six of the eight matchups with the PawSox this season.

McGair: Lyon's depature signals just crowded Pawtucket's bullpen is

August 1, 2013

PAWTUCKET – PawSox skipper Gary DiSarcina found out that reliever Brandon Lyon had plans to make good on the opt-out in his contract while signing autographs on the concourse as part of poster night at McCoy Stadium Thursday.

“We knew his day was coming and he chose to take his out and see what opportunities are out there,” said DiSarcina following his club’s 6-2 loss to Norfolk on Thursday night at McCoy Stadium.

McGair: Looking at Jackie Bradley's false alarm of a night

July 30, 2013

By BRENDAN McGAIR
bmcgair@pawtuckettimes.com
PAWTUCKET – For a brief stretch Tuesday night, Jackie Bradley Jr. found himself caught in the crosshairs of some good old fashion trade rumors.

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