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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 it 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...

Curt Schilling Says Jon Lester Could Get $150 Million Contract
November 20th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
The Boston Red Sox have already submitted an offer to free agent pitcher Jon Lester, which is believed to be for six years and in the range of $110-120 million. While that is an awful lot of money to commit to any player, former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling believes...

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...

Boston Red Sox Scouting Cuban Prospect Yoan Moncada
November 17th, 2014 at 12:57 PM
Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada has been cleared by Major League Baseball to sign as a free agent, which prompted dozens of major league teams to send scouts and officials to Guatemala to watch him work out. Peter Gammons reports that the Red Sox sent four representatives to get a look...

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 Open to Giving Manager John Farrell an Extension
November 11th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
Many managers that are coming off of a disappointing season that fell far short of expectations would be on the hot seat, with reason to be concerned about their future employment. That does not appear to be the case for John Farrell and the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** WEEI's Rob Bradford reports...

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...

Philadelphia Phillies Seeking at Least Three Top Prospects for Cole Hamels
November 10th, 2014 at 12:58 PM
We know that finding a top of the rotation starter is the number one priority for the Boston Red Sox this winter, and it just so happens that the Philadelphia Phillies may be making their ace available - but he's not going to be cheap. ***PHOTO1*** According to a report by Jim...

John Farrell: Boston Red Sox Have Identified Free Agent Needs
November 9th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
The off-season is about to ramp up, as teams will get the opportunity this upcoming week to begin speaking with free agents from other teams. While they have yet to be able to reach out to any of their potential targets, the Boston Red Sox have had internal discussions to...

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...

Boston Red Sox 2015 Spring Training Schedule Announced
November 5th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
The Boston Red Sox 2015 Spring Training will begin on February 21st at Jet Blue Park. The equipment truck will depart Fenway Park on February 12th and head down to Fenway South in Lee County, FL. Pitchers and catchers will report on February 20th to prepare to begin training the...

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...

What an Ideal Off-season Would Look Like for the Boston Red Sox
November 3rd, 2014 at 3:55 PM
Following a 91-loss season that relegated them to the basement of the AL East, the Boston Red Sox front office will have their work cut out for them in revamping this roster to restore the team to contender status in 2015. While several core members remain in place, there are...