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Boston Red Sox Nearing Deal to Acquire Catcher Ryan Hanigan from San Diego Padres
December 19th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
The rocky tenure of Will Middlebrooks in Boston may be coming to an end. Sources have told Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports that the Boston Red Sox are nearing a deal to ship Middlebrooks to the San Diego Padres for catcher Ryan Hanigan. ***PHOTO1*** Hanigan was recently acquired by the Padres from...

Boston Red Sox Bolster Bullpen by Trading for Atlanta Braves Reliever Anthony Varvaro
December 17th, 2014 at 1:27 PM
After making several moves this month to solidify their starting rotation, the Boston Red Sox have now turned their attention to their bullpen. Boston has added another option to their collection of relievers by trading for Atlanta Braves right-hander Anthony Varvaro. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox will send minor league RHP Aaron Kurcz...

Boston Red Sox Receive Marco Hernandez to Complete Felix Doubront Deal with Chicago Cubs
December 16th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
Remember that time that the Boston Red Sox shipped Felix Doubront out of town without having any idea what they would get back in return? Well, good news! We finally found out who that mysterious "player to be named later" is. Boston has acquired shortstop Marco Hernandez from the Chicago...

Ground-Ball Pitchers are a Good Fit for Fenway Park
December 12th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
It was a busy week at the winter meetings for the Boston Red Sox as they worked to revamp their starting rotation. They pulled off a pair of trades to acquire Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers and Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks, then capped it off by signing...

Boston Red Sox Send Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for Rick Porcello
December 11th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
The addition of middle of the rotation starters continues for the Boston Red Sox, who can now add Rick Porcello to the list. Boston will send outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, reliever Alex Wilson and rookie level left-hander Gabe Speier to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for Porcello. ***PHOTO1*** Cespedes was acquired from the...

Boston Red Sox Acquire Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks
December 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Well it wasn't the big name left-handed starting pitcher fans had been pining for, but the Boston Red Sox did make a move to bolster their rotation by trading for Arizona Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley. ***PHOTO1*** Boston will send Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and a minor league prospect to Arizona...

Chicago White Sox Trade for Jeff Samardzija
December 9th, 2014 at 2:18 PM
The name Jeff Samardzija had been floated around as a potential trade target of the Boston Red Sox over the past couple weeks, but it turns out he'll be wearing a different color pair of "Sox." The Chicago White Sox have completed a deal to acquire Samardzija from the Oakland...

Boston Red Sox Among Teams Interested in Jeff Samardzija
December 1st, 2014 at 1:16 PM
When the Oakland A's traded away Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays, it signaled that the team was entering into another rebuilding stage. Oakland has a habit of trading away their best players before they get too expensive or before they hit free agency. If Oakland is still selling...

Potential Trade Options for Yoenis Cespedes
November 28th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
Once the Boston Red Sox signed Hanley Ramirez to be their new left fielder it seemed to signal that Yoenis Cespedes' time with the team would be short lived. With the Red Sox adding a starter to an already crowded outfield, something has to give. That means a trade could...

Could the Boston Red Sox Pry Evan Longoria Away from the Tampa Bay Rays?
November 15th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
It was only a few short months ago that the Tampa Bay Rays shipped former Cy Young winner David Price to the Detroit Tigers, officially waiving the white flag on the 2014 season. The Rays would ultimately finish fourth in the AL East, 19 games behind the division winning Baltimore...

New York Mets an Unlikely Trade Partner for Yoenis Cespedes
November 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
Rumors have swirled since the end of the season that the Boston Red Sox coaching staff was disappointed with the performance of Yoenis Cespedes during his brief stint with the team following a trade deadline deal that shipped Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to Oakland for the Cuban slugger. While...

Is Yoenis Cespedes on the Trading Block?
October 28th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
As the trade deadline approached last July, the Boston Red Sox saw an opportunity to get an early jump on rebuilding for next season. With the current season already spiraling down the drain, Boston sacrificed ace starter Jon Lester, sending him to Oakland in a deal that brought back outfielder...

Chairman Says Boston Red Sox Have Money to Spend
September 11th, 2014 at 6:10 PM
Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner hinted in an interview this morning on WEEI that the team will have money to spend this off-season and plans to be aggressive in the pursuit of impact players - particularly front of the rotation starting pitching. ***PHOTO1*** "I wouldn't say that we have limitless money,...

Boston Red Sox Trade Kelly Johnson to the Baltimore Orioles
August 31st, 2014 at 11:21 AM
Kelly Johnson has gotten to know the AL East as well as anyone the past three seasons and last night he completed his tour around the division when he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles. Since 2012, the utility infielder will have now played for every team in the division. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Boston Red Sox Trade Jon Lester to the Oakland A’s for Yoenis Cespedes
July 31st, 2014 at 1:26 PM
It was clear for at least a week now that the Boston Red Sox were going to have to trade Jon Lester before this afternoon's trade deadline. The only question was where he would end up. We finally got our answer and the team that won the Lester sweepstakes came as...

Boston Red Sox: Where Jon Lester May Land
July 30th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Once the Boston Red Sox decided to scratch Jon Lester from Wednesday's start it became inevitable that the team is on the verge of trading him. Multiple sources have reported that the Red Sox are actively shopping their ace prior to tomorrow afternoon's trade deadline, with at least half a...

Boston Red Sox Trade Jake Peavy to San Francisco Giants
July 26th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
The writing was on the wall weeks ago, but it's now finally official. Less than a year after being dealt to Boston, Jake Peavy is on the move again. League sources informed CBS Sports' Jon Heyman that the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal that will send Peavy...

Should the Boston Red Sox Trade for Cole Hamels?
July 17th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The Boston Red Sox come out of the break tied for last in the AL East, 9.5 games back in the division and 8 games out of a playoff spot. That would indicate the team should be selling at the trade deadline, which is quickly approaching at the end of...

Boston Red Sox Players Who Could Be Traded
July 9th, 2014 at 4:57 PM
It's time to face the facts. The Boston Red Sox are 10.5 games back in the AL East with the league's third worst winning percentage and lowest scoring offense. We're a few short weeks away from the MLB trade deadline and it's become abundantly clear that this is not a...

Boston Red Sox Officially Release Reliever Chris Capuano
July 1st, 2014 at 4:05 PM
The Boston Red Sox have released reliever Chris Capuano, officially ending the Springfield, Mass. native's brief tenure with the team. Capuano was lights out earlier this season before imploding last month. He finished with a 4.55 ERA in 28 appearances. The 35-year old was designated for assignment on June 25...