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Boston Red Sox Green Monster Seats Now on Sale
March 24th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
One of the many benefits of catching a game at Fenway Park is the unique view offered by seats on top of the infamous Green Monster in left field. Monster seats are always a hot ticket because they offer Boston Red Sox fans an opportunity to watch the game from...

Boston Red Sox Option Blake Swihart, Eduardo Rodriguez to Pawtucket
March 20th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
The Boston Red Sox continued to trim their roster on Friday by sending catcher Blake Swihart and left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez to Triple-A Pawtucket. With these moves, the Red Sox now have 49 players in big league camp, including 36 from the 40-man roster, and 13 non-roster invitees. ***PHOTO1*** Swihart is a...

Boston Red Sox Agree to Terms with 21 Players
March 9th, 2015 at 2:38 PM
The Boston Red Sox announced that they have agreed to terms with 21 players on the major league roster on one-year contracts for the 2015 season. This now brings all players on the Red Sox roster under contract for the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** The group is made up of young players that...

Pawtucket Red Sox Sold to Group Headlined by Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino
February 23rd, 2015 at 2:24 PM
The Pawtucket Red Sox have been sold to a group headlined by Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino, Jim Skeffington and several prominent Rhode Island businessmen. ***PHOTO1*** Lucchino's group has teamed to purchase the Triple-A affiliate of the Red Sox from Madelaiene Mondor, the widow of of longtime PawSox owner...

Boston Red Sox Extend Contract for Manager John Farrell Through 2017
February 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Hopefully you didn't sleep in too late today, or you may have missed the news Saturday morning that the Boston Red Sox have extended the contract for manager John Farrell. ***PHOTO1*** Farrell was entering the final guaranteed season of his deal, which included an option for 2016. Rather than have the specter...

Truck Day Signals Spring is Near for the Boston Red Sox
February 12th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
It's Truck Day! The day that the Boston Red Sox equipment truck is loaded up to make the 1,480-mile journey to the club's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Florida. A tradition since 2003, Truck Day signals the unofficial start of spring training - which can only mean that baseball...

Boston Red Sox Avoid Arbitration with Wade Miley with 3-year, $19.25 Million Deal
February 5th, 2015 at 4:16 PM
Wade Miley was the last arbitration eligible player that the Boston Red Sox had left to negotiate with this offseason. Now they never need to worry about such negotiations with their newly acquired left-hander again. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox and Miley have agreed to a three-year, $19.25 million deal, according to his...

Mike Napoli Tweets Hilarious Memes at the Expense of Richard Sherman
February 3rd, 2015 at 1:09 PM
There have been quite a few memes floating around social media the past couple of days poking fun at Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. It seems Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli couldn't resist joining in. ***PHOTO1*** Sherman took a shot at Darrell Revis during Sunday's Super Bowl by making a...

Boston Red Sox Agree to One-year Deal with Daniel Nava
January 29th, 2015 at 6:44 PM
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for outfielder Daniel Nava, avoiding arbitration. The deal is reported to be for $1.85 million. ***PHOTO1*** Nava first appeared in a 60 game stint with the Red Sox in 2010, but did not return to the majors until 2012....

Single-Game Tickets for 2015 Boston Red Sox Home Games on Sale Today
January 24th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
You may not be able to tell with all the snow currently piling up outside, but spring is right around the corner. That means baseball season is soon approaching, which makes now the time to get your tickets. Single-game tickets for the 2015 Boston Red Sox regular-season home games went...

Boston Red Sox Acquire LHP Danny Rosenbaum from Washington Nationals
January 14th, 2015 at 12:59 PM
The Boston Red Sox have announced that they have acquired left-handed pitcher Danny Rosenbaum from the Washington Nationals in exchange for catcher Dan Butler. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year old Rosenbaum was the opening day starter last year for Triple-A Syracuse, but had his season cut short after undergoing Tommy John surgery in May....

Alexi Ogando on the Boston Red Sox Radar
January 14th, 2015 at 11:49 AM
The Boston Red Sox are among several teams interested in free agent pitcher Alexi Ogando, who is working his way back from a sprained ligament in his right elbow that cut his 2014 season short. Scouts appear to have been impressed by what they saw in a workout with Ogando...

David Ortiz Wins Twitter Bet with Adam Jones
January 12th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones issued a challenge and David Ortiz accepted. When the New England Patriots completed their thrilling comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend it meant Jones had to pay up. ***PHOTO1*** Jones spent Saturday morning using Twitter to try to coax a Boston rival into wagering...

Boston Red Sox Re-sign Lefty Reliever Craig Breslow
December 20th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
With the Boston Red Sox in need of another left-handed reliever, they turned to a familiar face to bolster their bullpen. An industry source revealed to WEEI.com that the team has agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal to bring back veteran Craig Breslow. ***PHOTO1*** Boston had previously declined the $4 million...

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...

Jon Lester Takes David Ortiz’s Number 34 with Him to Chicago
December 16th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
Jon Lester will be pitching for the Chicago Cubs next season, but he's taking a small token from his time with the Boston Red Sox with him - David Ortiz's number 34. The Cubs held a press conference yesterday to introduce their new ace and reveal the jersey that he...

Boston Red Sox Lose Prospect to Rule 5 Draft, Sell Their Own Selection
December 14th, 2014 at 5:14 PM
The Boston Red Sox were plenty busy during the winter meetings last week, but not to be overlooked is the impact the Rule 5 draft had on their farm system. The Houston Astros plucked RHP Jason Garcia from the Red Sox organization, then sold him to the Baltimore Orioles. Boston...

Jon Lester’s Decision Nearing the Finish Line
December 9th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
We've reached the homestretch of the negotiations with Jon Lester, with the free agent pitcher expected to make his decision any day now. The general consensus at the winter meetings was that Lester would make his decision no earlier than Monday night and no later than Tuesday, but talks seem...

Boston Red Sox Owner John Henry Visits Jon Lester
December 6th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
With free agent pitcher Jon Lester on the cusp of making his decision on where he'll pitch next season, Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry wanted one last chance to emphasize his team's interest in bringing him back to Boston. ***PHOTO1*** Sources told WEEI's Rob Bradford and Alex Speier that Henry...

Boston Red Sox Non-Tender Juan Francisco
December 3rd, 2014 at 4:36 PM
The Boston Red Sox announced that they will not tender a 2015 contract to infielder Juan Francisco. As a result, he will become a free agent, ending his brief tenure with the team. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year old Francisco was designated for assignment on November 25 to clear room on the roster for...