// Ben Cherington

Ben Cherington’s Task List: Hire a Manager, Replace Papelbon & Drew

With the end of the Theo Epstein era in Boston comes the beginning of Ben Cherington’s reign as general manager. Born in New Hampshire, Cherington was raised as a Red Sox fan throughout his childhood, often imitating the batting stances of favorite players like Jim Rice. His mind was always his most impressive feature, memorizing […]

Red Sox Set to Sign Carlos Beltran?

With J.D. Drew’s horrific contract and passionless play finally vacating right field at Fenway Park, newly appointed general manager Ben Cherington must decide who should man the territory near Pesky’s Pole for the 2012 season. Will Cherington give internal options Josh Reddick and/or Ryan Kalish a chance to prove themselves? Or will he look elsewhere […]

Report: Dale Svuem Front-Runner to be Next Red Sox Manager

Former Red Sox third base coach Dale Svuem appears to be the favorite to replace Terry Francona as Red Sox manager, “rival executives” told FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. Svuem was the third-base coach in 2004 and 2005, and while he is held in high regard by Red Sox GM Ben Cherington, his skills as a third […]

Red Sox Fire Strength and Conditioning Coach, Assistant Trainer

According to a report by WEEI’s Rob Bradford, the Red Sox have fired strength and conditioning coach Dave Page as well as assistant trainer Greg Barajas. The move hardly comes as a surprise after players admitted to drinking beer and eating fried chicken in the clubhouse this past season. There were also allegations of players […]

Should the Red Sox Trade Kevin Youkilis?

In the wake of the dramatic September collapse by the Boston Red Sox, a sea of changes has come in waves, one after another: manager Terry Francona is gone, general manager Theo Epstein has departed for Chicago, Ben Cherington was announced as the new GM, and John Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery. Amid these […]

Theo Epstein Moves to Chicago, Ben Cherington Introduced as Sox GM

At noon on Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs held a press conference to introduce Theo Epstein as the President of Baseball Operations for the often-tortured, long-suffering franchise. Three hours later, the Boston Red Sox introduced Ben Cherington as general manager and successor to Epstein. If only for a brief moment, there was a sense of resolution […]

The Red Sox, “Carmine,” Stats, and Success

Having missed the playoffs for the second straight year, the Red Sox are in flux. Terry Francona is gone, Theo Epstein is on his way to the Chicago Cubs, and Boston fans are still trying to understand just what went wrong during a season that began with lofty expectations. In a stunning turn around, critics […]