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Robbie Ross Jr., Red Sox Agree to 1-Year Contract Worth $1.25 Million

Another day, another salary arbitration hearing avoided. Friday, relief pitcher Robbie Ross Jr. signed a 1-year contract with the Boston Red Sox worth $1.25 million. In addition, Ross may be eligible for a $25,000 performance bonus if he takes the mound 60 times or pitches 60 innings.

Winter Weekend Yields Positive News from Dombrowski on Price, and More

For the second year in a row, the Red Sox franchise’s Winter Weekend allowed fans, players, media, and management to come together and report on their off-season activities. Hanley Ramirez declared he was working on his skills towards what he feels will be an “easy” transition from left field to first base. Since so much […]

Junichi Tazawa Avoids Arbitration, Comes to An Agreement With Sox

Junichi Tazawa and the Boston Red Sox narrowly avoided arbitration, coming to an agreement on Wednesday night. This contract is not guaranteed by the Red Sox. Tazawa stands to make approximately $3.375 million in the 2016 season.

Red Sox to Retire Wade Boggs’ Number… But is it the Right Thing to do?

The Red Sox announced on Monday that they plan to retire former third-baseman Wade Boggs’ number, 26, during the 2016 season. He went on to play for the New York Yankees for four years and ended his career with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999.

In Dave Dombrowski We Trust

Too many cooks spoil the soup. Dave Dombrowski is the only cook we need. He has proven he has the trust of the owners. He has the experience and the proven track record to boot. Most importantly, though, is the trust, something Ben Cherington most likely never really had. As a Red Sox fan, I […]

Doug Flutie Commits to Broadcast Shamrock Series

Doug Flutie confirmed Thursday, as reported by Chad Finn of the Boston Globe, that he will serve as color commentator for the Boston College vs. Notre Dame game to take place at Fenway Park on Saturday. Doug Flutie, whose parents passed away yesterday, has decided that he will call Saturday’s Boston College-Notre Dame game. — […]

Dave Dombrowski Meets with Hanley Ramirez

Dave Dombrowski made a detour on the way to Winter Meetings to meet with Hanley Ramirez in Boca Raton, Florida. Dombrowski hoped to speak to Ramirez about expectations for next season. The Red Sox would like to see Ramirez lose 15 lbs of muscle mass, so he can become a better run producer behind the […]

Fenway Park Featured on Nationals 2016 Calendar

Somebody made a big mistake! The Washington Nationals 2016 calendar features an image of Fenway Park instead of Nationals Park. After much laughter and backlash on the internet, Major League Baseball issued a statement about the calendar which falls under their license.

Ciao Bella! Celtics Open Pre-Season with win in Milan, Italy

The Celtics began their pre-season, exhibition action in Milan, Italy, beating EA7 Emporio Armani Milano 124-91. Now, they will fly to Madrid, Spain for a tilt on Thursday, October 6th at the RealMadreid Barclay’s Center.

Red Sox Season Finale Sees Orsillo’s Last Call, Farrell, Lovullo Announcement

While player performance on the field remained the same, The Red Sox 2015 season came to a close Sunday afternoon with many changes off the field including the departure of NESN announcer Don Orsillo, reinstatement of manager John Farell, and hire of Torey Lovullo to bench coach position.

Yoan Moncada Named Number 1 Prospect By Baseball America

Greenville Drive third baseman, Yoan Moncada, enjoyed an electric second half to his 2015 season landing him the number one spot in Baseball America’s top prospects in the South Atlantic league.  The League has single-A affiliates from the the New York Yankees, Kansas City Royals, and Baltimore Orioles major league franchises.

The Hanley Ramirez Experiment, In General, Must End

When you spend $88 million on a player he better be worth every red cent. Hanley Ramirez is not worth the high-priced contract he signed with the Red Sox. Hanley Ramirez reminds me of a movie from the 1980s starring a young Tom Hanks, called The Money Pit. A newlywed couple buys what they think […]

Dave Dombrowski Named Red Sox President of Baseball Operations

The Boston Red Sox named Dave Dombrowski President of Baseball Operations, effective immediately, on Tuesday evening. In reaction to the hire of Dombrowski, Ben Cherrington decided to step down as General Manager once Dombrowski’s transitional period is complete.

John Farrell Diagnosed with Stage 1 Lymphoma

John Farrell announced during his Friday night pre-game press conference that he has stage one lymphoma. The lymphoma was detected after having surgery in Detroit for a hernia on Monday. A mass was removed at the time of the surgery. Farrell will step down as manager of the Red Sox while he undergoes a nine-week course […]

LHP Henry Owens To Make MLB Debut for Red Sox Tuesday

Henry Owens will make his major league debut on Tuesday against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Owens was called up after Rick Porcello was placed on the 15-day disabled list with sore triceps muscles. The Red Sox organization has been slowly promoting Owens since 2013 when he went from single A Greenville Drive […]