As Spring Training fast approaches, here is a a look at how the Boston Red Sox are building a better team for the 2015 season. These Red Sox wrap up articles will be featured at the end of each week in the march up to and during Spring Training. The Boston Red Sox front office completed […]
The New England Patriots are under investigation by the National Football League for under inflating the footballs used in the AFC Championship game where they beat the Indianapolis Colts 45-7. Reports as to whom brought forward the Patriots possibly deflating the footballs during last night’s game are not clear. The story was first reported by […]
The loss of Stuart Scott at age 49 has touched us all. His voice as a sportscaster on ESPN’s flagship show SportsCenter was unparalleled. Scott, along with Keith Olbermann and longtime co-host Rich Eisen, changed sportscasting for the better, nay the best, as they searched for the “cool side of the pillow.”
The Boston Red Sox are future focused when it comes to their pitching strategy. Ben Cherington, Larry Lucchino, John Henry and Tom Werner are looking for potential, not proven performance as they rebuild the five-man rotation and the bullpen. The team acquired former free agent and pitcher in the Red Sox organization, Justin Masterson. The […]
Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a 6-year $155 million deal Tuesday night. The deal features the highest per-year salary at $25.83 offered to a pitcher in free agency with a vesting for a seventh year. Sources said that Lester rejected the Red Sox six-year $135 million offer with no options for a […]
Multiple sources are reporting that the Los Angeles Dodgers may make a last minute bid for Jon Lester. This would leave the other teams bidding for Lester, namely the Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, and the Boston Red Sox in trouble. The Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. Lester […]
Pablo Sandoval will make his final decision today regarding a contract with the Boston Red Sox worth approximately $100 million, according to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier. Speier reported this on Twitter after speaking with Sandoval’s agent, Gustavo Vazquez.
The Red Sox and free agent Hanley Ramirez are believed to be “moving toward an agreement,” to possibly be inked on Monday in the $90 million range over five years, reports CBSSports.com Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com. Heyman broke the news Sunday morning noting the deal would “come together quickly.” The Sox are poised […]
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly made Jon Lester an offer according to an inside source, reports ESPN’s Gordon Edes. The source stated that Lester plans on taking his time to make a decision about the undisclosed offer made by Ben Cherington and other Red Sox management. Before the 2014 season began, the Red Sox […]
The Philadelphia Phillies are doing some background work on three Boston Red Sox players reports Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The Phillies are reportedly scouting pitcher Matt Barnes, catcher Christian Vazquez, and second baseman/outfielder Mookie Betts. This is not yet a deal only a team doing their homework on players in the Red Sox system, something […]
The Boston Red Sox are “all in” and “making a big push” to bring free agent Pablo Sandoval to Boston according ESPN reporter Gordon Edes. Sandoval and his agent have discussed 5-year, $80 to $90 million contracts with both the San Francisco Giants and the Red Sox, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN via Twitter. Sandoval, […]
The free agent market opened on Tuesday and the Boston Red Sox are already shopping. The team reportedly reached out to San Francisco third baseman and World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval’s agent yesterday to begin talks. Sandoval seems like a good fit for the Red Sox. He is a strong offensive force in the mold of […]
The Boston Red Sox signed closer Koji Uehara to a two-year $18 million deal. This is one of the first moves the Red Sox have made to rebuild their bullpen after a rough 2014 season. In 2013 Uehara was as close to perfect as a pitcher can be saving 21 games in 24 appearances. He […]
Sunday the Red Sox began the process of turning the page to 2015 when they reportedly reached an agreement with hitting coach Chili Davis. Davis had been with the Oakland Athletics for the last three seasons.
The Red Sox have decided to treat the remainder of the 2014 regular season like Spring Training, auditioning many of its players for next season. Two of those players are pitchers Clay Buchholz and Koji Uehara. Clay Buchholz Buchholz is known to run hot or cold during any given season. There does not seem to be a […]