The Boston Red Sox are continuing to put together a roster of veteran players on short-term contracts. After agreeing to deals with Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino, Ken Rosenthal is reporting the Red Sox have signed free agent pitcher Ryan Dempster to a 2-year, $26.5-million contract. The Red Sox have been looking [...]Read more ›
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The MLB Winter Meetings were underway for just a few hours before the Boston Red Sox made the first big move, by signing catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli to a 3-year, $39-million deal. Between the needs he fills and the fact that the team tried to bring him to Boston two [...]Read more ›
In August, Melky Cabrera probably went to sleep with dollar signs in his eyes. No player in baseball was building toward a surprise, Beltre-esqe $100 Million free agent payday more than Mr. Cabrera. Not only was he playing for a World Series favorite and leading the N.L. in batting, but he [...]Read more ›
The Boston Globe is reporting that the Boston Red Sox are leaning towards using Jose Iglesias as their starting shortstop in the 2013 season. Iglesias is as good of a defensive shortstop as there is in baseball, but the jerk can’t hit. He can’t hit at all. Iglesias makes Rey [...]Read more ›
John Farrell was named the 46th manager in the history of the Boston Red Sox during a press conference at Fenway Park on October 23. Boston sent the Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Mike Aviles in exchange for pitcher David Carpenter and the big prize, Farrell himself. Boston’s willingness to give [...]Read more ›
According to a report from Gordon Edes of ESPN.com, the Boston Red Sox and David Ortiz are close to completing a deal that would keep Ortiz in Boston for the next two seasons. According to Edes, Ortiz was seeking a total of $25 million. Ortiz seemed like a rejuvenated player [...]Read more ›