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I lived through 100,000 trade deadlines, AMA
January 22nd, 2017 at 9:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images The trade deadline was yesterday, and to most of us it came and went swiftly, with the Red Sox making a single minor move, sending Pat Light to Minnesota for Fernando Abad. I, however, lived and relived the trade deadline over...

Red Sox bullpen pieces are in place, now John Farrell needs to manage them
January 22nd, 2017 at 9:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Between Dave Dombrowski's tendencies to push his chips into the table and the number of quality chips the Red Sox have, there was some expectation that they'd make a big move at the deadline. Instead, they stayed relatively quiet, not adding any...

Daily Red Sox Links: Fernando Abad, Dave Dombrowski, Yoan Moncada
January 22nd, 2017 at 8:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports The Red Sox didn't do much on the final day before the non-waiver deadline, but they were able to hold on to their top prospects. (Ryan Hannable; WEEI) They were able to add Fernando Abad, who gives them the true left specialist...

David Ortiz mourns deaths of two fellow Dominican MLB players
January 22nd, 2017 at 6:50 PM
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Red Sox avoided long-term 1B/DH option because of Sam Travis
January 22nd, 2017 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The potential of first base prospect Sam Travis convinced the Boston Red Sox not to splurge on an expensive free agent to fill that position. When the offseason began we expected the Boston Red Sox to dive into the free agent market to find a power bat to help fill the...