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Boston Red Sox Sign Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez
November 24th, 2014 at 12:25 PM
It's been a busy weekend for the Boston Red Sox, who are finalizing deals with the two top hitters on this year's free agent market - Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. ***PHOTO1*** The team reached an agreement with Sandoval that is believed to be for 5 years and close to $100 million,...

Boston Red Sox Making a Push for Hanley Ramirez
November 23rd, 2014 at 7:14 PM
The Boston Red Sox have been as active as any team in free agent discussions this off-season, and they can now add another target to their list. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that Boston is making a push for free agent Hanley Ramirez. ***PHOTO1*** The news comes as a surprise, considering the...

Toronto Blue Jays May Be Out of the Race for Pablo Sandoval
November 22nd, 2014 at 4:06 PM
The competition for free agent Pablo Sandoval may have gotten a bit easier now that the Toronto Blue Jays have apparently bowed out of the race. While the team had some initial interest in pursuing the switch-hitting third baseman, Sportsnet.ca reports that there has been no contact between the Blue...

Boston Red Sox Submit an Offer to Free Agent Pablo Sandoval
November 21st, 2014 at 10:27 PM
Pablo Sandoval may make a decision soon on where he'll be playing next season, and the Boston Red Sox coule be the favorites in the race to sign the free agent third baseman. ***PHOTO1*** A major league source indicated that the Red Sox' 5-year, $95 million offer may be more than the...

Boston Red Sox Showed “First Class” Attentiveness to Pablo Sandoval
November 21st, 2014 at 2:57 PM
You only get one chance to make a first impression. Luckily, it seems that the Boston Red Sox made a good one with Pablo Sandoval. The free agent third baseman was in Boston this week to meet with the Red Sox, who are one of several teams interested in the...

Boston Red Sox Claim Juan Francisco from the Toronto Blue Jays
November 19th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
The Boston Red Sox have added a new third baseman - but it's not the one we've all been waiting for. At least not yet, anyway. For now, they'll have to settle for the addition of Juan Francisco, who the team has claimed off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. ***PHOTO1*** Francisco...

Boston Red Sox Make an Offer to Jon Lester
November 19th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse." Don Corleone's line is a classic from The Godfather, but we'll find out soon enough if the Boston Red Sox have that same mentality in their negotiations with Jon Lester. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox have made an offer to the free agent starter for...

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...