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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...

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...

Boston Red Sox Officially Announce Signing of Hanley Ramirez
November 25th, 2014 at 8:21 PM
In their second big press conference of the day, the Boston Red Sox announced the signing of Hanley Ramirez to a four-year, $88 million deal that includes a vesting option for an additional year worth $22 million. ***PHOTO1*** Ramirez will be paid a $3 million signing bonus and make $19 million in...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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...

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: Sorting Out the Outfield
October 20th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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. Sorting out the outfield: ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox outfield was one of the worst in the league offensively in 2014. They finished 27th...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Mookie Betts
October 16th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
During the off-season we'll be taking a look back at key members of the Boston Red Sox roster to grade their performance from the 2014 season. Mookie Betts Grade: A- ***PHOTO1*** We have a small sample size to grade Betts on, given that he appeared in only 52 games this season, but his arrival...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Yoenis Cespedes
October 10th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
During the off-season we'll be taking a look back at key members of the Boston Red Sox roster to grade their performance from the 2014 season. Yoenis Cespedes Grade: B ***PHOTO1*** Cespedes was acquired from the Oakland A's at the trade deadline in the Jon Lester trade to give a boost to the offensively...

Boston Red Sox Report Card: Jackie Bradley, Jr.
October 8th, 2014 at 4:12 PM
During the off-season we'll be taking a look back at key members of the Boston Red Sox roster to grade their performance from the 2014 season. Jackie Bradley, Jr. Grade: D+ ***PHOTO1*** With a batting average that sunk below the Mendoza Line (.198), Jackie Bradley had one of the most miserable seasons at the...

Boston Red Sox Fire & Ice: Mookie Betts Hot, Koji Uehara Cold
September 8th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
The Boston Red Sox finished the week with a 3-4 record after taking two out of three against the Toronto Blue Jays to begin their current homestand. Only 4 teams in the majors have a worse winning percentage (.441) than the Red Sox in the race for the bottom. ***PHOTO1*** Here are...

Work Ethic not the Issue for Jackie Bradley, Jr.
September 3rd, 2014 at 6:53 PM
Jackie Bradley, Jr. has come under fire for his work ethic since his demotion from the Boston Red Sox to Triple-A Pawtucket, but the young center fielder is looking to prove his doubters wrong. ***PHOTO1*** He's not the only one that believes Bradley is putting in the work to improve. GM Ben...

Boston Red Sox Outfielder Rusney Castillo Granted Work Visa
August 28th, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Rusney Castillo has been granted a work visa by the U.S. government, making the Boston Red Sox newest acquisition eligible to play in this country. The 27-year old outfielder recently signed the largest contract ever given to an amateur player (7-years, $72.5 million) and had been working out at the...

Boston Red Sox Land Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo
August 22nd, 2014 at 3:49 PM
After a fierce bidding war that included as many as half a dozen teams, the Boston Red Sox have managed to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a 7-year, $73.5 million deal. The contract sets a new record in total dollars for a free-agent amateur. The average annual value of...