Archives

Tagged: ‘MLB’

David Ross Could Be the Key to Bringing Back Jon Lester
November 26th, 2014 at 12:42 PM
It's already been a busy week for the Boston Red Sox, but there's more work yet to be done. The team's primary need is a front line starting pitcher and Jon Lester remains their top choice. If the Red Sox want to bring their former ace back to Boston, they...

Spending Spree Does not Make the Boston Red Sox the New Evil Empire
November 26th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
It seems like only yesterday that the Boston Red Sox were preaching financial restraint. They aimed to spend their money wisely and be cautious of handing out long-term contracts to aging veterans. Except yesterday was the day they tossed that philosophy aside by spending over $180 million on two of...

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 Officially Announce Signing of Pablo Sandoval
November 25th, 2014 at 2:36 PM
The Boston Red Sox held a press conference at Fenway Park this afternoon to officially announce the signing of third baseman Pablo Sandoval to a 5-year, $95 million deal that includes a team option for an additional year worth $17 million. ***PHOTO1*** Upgrading at third base was one of Boston's primary goals...

Pedro Martinez, Nomar Garciaparra Among Candidates Added to Hall of Fame Ballot
November 24th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Former Red Sox stars Pedro Martinez and Nomar Garciaparra are among the group of new Hall of Fame candidates eligible to be enshrined in 2015. The Baseball Writers Association of America announced the list of candidates today, which includes 17 new players and 17 holdovers. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez is a lock for the...

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...

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...