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Free Agent Third Baseman Pablo Sandoval Meeting with the Boston Red Sox Today
November 18th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Pablo Sandoval has landed in Boston. No, he hasn't signed with the Red Sox yet, but the free agent third baseman was spotted by local news station WHDH at the airport last night. Sources revealed at last week's GM meetings in Phoenix that Boston was "all in" on Sandoval as...

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...

Miami Marlins Discussing Record-breaking Deal with Giancarlo Stanton
November 14th, 2014 at 2:54 PM
One of baseball's brightest young stars may soon be locked up for essentially the rest of his career before ever hitting the free agent market. The Miami Marlins are in talks with superstar outfielder Giancarlo Stanton on an extension that could reach record-breaking proportions. ***PHOTO1*** Foxsports.com reported that the team is discussing...

Boston Red Sox Looking to Meet with Free Agent Pablo Sandoval
November 13th, 2014 at 4:19 PM
One of the primary goals for the Boston Red Sox during the free agency season is to upgrade the third base position, which is why it should come as no surprise that the team is looking to meet with Pablo Sandoval. According to a report by the Boston Globe, that...

Andrew Miller Generating Interest from Teams Looking for a Closer
November 12th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
Andrew Miller's career began to flourish once the Boston Red Sox converted him to a full time reliever, culminating with a career-best season this year in which he established himself as one of the best left-handed set-up men in the game. Now that he's a free agent, he may be...

Boston Red Sox Willing to Offer Jon Lester a 6-year Deal
November 11th, 2014 at 1:59 PM
When Jon Lester was shipped to Oakland at the trade deadline, many assumed that we had seen the last of him in a Red Sox uniform. Lester had already rejected Boston's low-ball offer of a 4-year, $70 million deal last spring, and the Red Sox brass have strict rules against...

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...

Dustin Pedroia Declares Himself Healthy Following Off-season Surgery
November 6th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
Dustin Pedroia's 2014 season came to a premature end due to thumb and wrist injuries that required surgery, but the Boston Red Sox second baseman sounds optimistic about being able to bounce back next season. ***PHOTO1*** Pedroia provided an update on his status in an appearance on WEEI's "Middays with MFB" on...

Dustin Pedroia Wins the Gold Glove Award for the Fourth Time
November 5th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
In an era where power numbers are on the decline, teams are starting to realize that defense matters. This is why it's important to recognize the elite value that Dustin Pedroia still brings to the Boston Red Sox, even in a down year at the plate. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball announced the...

Boston Red Sox Hold Workout for Cuban Outfielder Yasmany Tomas
November 4th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
The outfield already appears to be a bit overcrowded for the Boston Red Sox, which is why it raised some eyebrows to see that the team held a workout for Cuban free agent outfielder Yasmany Tomas over the weekend, according to a report from ESPN Boston. While the Red Sox...

Aramis Ramirez a Potential 3B Option for the Boston Red Sox
November 2nd, 2014 at 11:47 AM
The Milwaukee Brewers have already exercised the $14 million mutual option for Aramis Ramirez, but the veteran third baseman still needs to agree to his end of the option. He and his agent are expected to meet tonight to reach a decision, according to MLB Daily Dish. If Ramirez turns...

Free Agent Pablo Sandoval Wants to Remain in San Francisco
November 1st, 2014 at 3:13 PM
It didn't take long after the confetti stopped raining down on the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory parade before Pablo Sandoval started getting questions about his future. As one of the top hitters on the free agent market this winter, Sandoval is sure to get a fair amount of...

Boston Red Sox Re-sign Closer Koji Uehara to a Two-year Extension
October 30th, 2014 at 5:41 PM
Well that didn't take long. With the World Series wrapping up last night, today was the first day players were able to declare for free agency. Teams have a five day "quiet period" to negotiate with their own free agents before those players can discuss financial terms with other teams...

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...

Rusney Castillo Named to Arizona Fall League All-Star Game
October 27th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide this Saturday in the Fall Stars game: the annual All-Star game for the Arizona Fall League. The game will be highlighted by 14 of the top 100 prospects on MLB.com's Prospect Watch list, along with two players from the Boston Red...

Craig Breslow not Confident That Boston Red Sox Will Pick up His Option
October 25th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
The 2014 season was tough for a lot of players on the Boston Red Sox roster, and Craig Breslow was certainly not exempt from that. The 34-year old reliever is coming off what was by far the worst season of his career, having posted a 5.96 ERA in 54.1 innings....

Boston Red Sox Keys to the Off-Season: Fixing the Power Outage
October 24th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
This week we will examine the five biggest keys to the off-season, as the Boston Red Sox look to form a roster capable of rebounding back to contention in 2015. Fixing the Power Outage ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox have been known as an offensive powerhouse in recent years, but that was far from...

Boston Red Sox Have Three Players Nominated for Gold Glove Awards
October 23rd, 2014 at 5:01 PM
The Boston Red Sox were a mess offensively this season, but they did some good work with their gloves. Three Red Sox players have been nominated as finalists for the Rawlings American League Gold Glove award, which recognizes the best defensive player at each position. ***PHOTO1*** Dustin Pedroia is nominated at second...

Boston Red Sox Keys to the Off-season: Finding a Closer
October 23rd, 2014 at 2:44 PM
This week we will examine the five biggest keys to the off-season, as the Boston Red Sox look to form a roster capable of rebounding back to contention in 2015. Finding a closer: ***PHOTO1*** For the better part of the past two seasons, a 9th inning lead for the Red Sox was about...

Boston Red Sox Keys to the Off-Season: Filling the Hole at Third Base
October 22nd, 2014 at 3:04 PM
This week we will examine the five biggest keys to the off-season, as the Boston Red Sox look to form a roster capable of rebounding back to contention in 2015. Filling the hole at third base: ***PHOTO1*** We know who's on first and what's on second, but I don't know's on third. The...