10:11 PM EST, Mon March 02, 2015

Takeaways from the Fort: Craig looks good

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Takeaways from the Fort on Day 10 of Red Sox camp: Is Allen Craig trade bait? If so, the market soon could be trending up. Manager John Farrell said Sunday that Craig is showing “much more life in the bat” and looking physically strong after battling a left foot Lisfranc injury in 2014 and hitting just .128 for the Red Sox following the trade that sent John Lackey to the Cardinals. “The foot’s not an issue at this point and we don’t anticipate it to be,” Farrell said.
Full Count | WEEI Mar 1, 2015

Red Sox notes: Allen Craig may have cracked code; Joe Kelly throwing new pitch

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Allen Craig is very cautious when discussing what went wrong in 2014, and how it might go right in ’15. But he is offering hints that the form which allowed for a combined .863 OPS from 2011-13 is on the verge of returning. “It feels a lot better in cage work […]
Boston Herald Feb 23, 2015
Red Sox Notebook: Elephant in 

Red Sox Notebook: Elephant in 

FORT MYERS — Allen Craig arrived in Red Sox camp yesterday.Will he still be here when the team leaves April 4?Craig is the proverbial elephant in the room — or, in this case, the spring training clubhouse. He’s a proven middle-of-the-order hitter, his .407 average with runners in scoring position for the St. Louis Cardinals from 2011-13 making him the best clutch performer in the majors. Before the ’13 World Series, the Sox focused their scouting meetings on muting Craig.
The Republican Feb 22, 2015

Red Sox spring training: Allen Craig on his quest to find playing time

Allen Craig arrived in Fort Myers on Sunday on a quest to find playing time after a rough start with the Red Sox.

Craig: This spring 'extra important for me'

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Greetings from the Fort, where Allen Craig reported to the Red Sox camp Sunday morning to find that he indeed has a locker in the clubhouse, even if he doesn’t appear to have a spot in the everyday lineup. “I’m ready to go,” Craig said. “I’m ready to play.” The offseason was pretty rough on Craig. Coming off a forgettable 2014 season in which he battled injuries and hit .215 -- ranking him 144th among the 146 players who qualified for the batting title -- he watched as the Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez for $88 million and signaled their intention for him...
Full Count | WEEI Feb 22, 2015

Allen Craig not concerning himself with trade rumors

FORT MYERS, Fla. ‘€“ Allen Craig is a man without a job, but he’s determined to make the best of it at Red Sox camp. The outfielder/first baseman is a prime candidate to be traded before opening day, thanks to a logjam at the positions he plays. “I think that everybody knows where things are […]
Twinkie Town Feb 17, 2015

Breakfast & Baseball: Allen Craig, spring training, minor moves, Fort Myers, more

Welcome to a Tuesday edition of Breakfast and Baseball, where we talk about baseball things that are sort of Twins related. Today's soundtrack is from Rival Sons, with a funky track called Electric Man. Are the Twins looking for a right-handed bat? Rob Antony told me that the team was more or less done looking at big additions, although minor tweaks or additions could spring up. Things can also change rather quickly. But I've been dubious of where Nick Cafardo gets some of his tidbits in the past, and I might be here as well when he wonders if Allen Craig is a match for Minnesota or...
KFFL Feb 16, 2015

Red Sox | Allen Craig, Daniel Nava battling

Boston Red Sox OFs Allen Craig and Daniel Nava are basically competing for one roster ...
KFFL Feb 11, 2015

Red Sox | No restrictions for Allen Craig

Boston Red Sox OF Allen Craig (foot) will have no restrictions during spring training after ...

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