UPDATE: The Red Sox have agreed in principle to acquire Adrian Gonzalez for RHP Casey Kelly, 1B Anthony Rizzo, and OF Reymond Fuentes. —- According to ESPN.com’s Gordon Edes, the Red Sox and Padres are discussing a mega-trade that would send long-coveted first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox for a slew of Red [...]
Several teams have already (rightfully so) expressed their interest in Cliff Lee, with some even travelling to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to meet with the Ol’ Gunslinger. (Sorry, wrong guy, but close enough to Arkansas.) And whether or not John Henry and Theo Epstein will do what needs to be done and pull the trigger, they really [...]
After beating up on the doormats of the AL East, the Red Sox are finally back to .500 on the season. Despite the recent success, this team has yet to win a series against a winning squad and has exhibited many alarming signs in the early-going. Time to hit the panic button? Not quite, but [...]
In the jigsaw puzzle that has become the Red Sox mission to acquire Adrian Gonzalez, it seems like the final missing piece could be Aroldis Chapman. Let’s look at what pieces have fallen in place for the Red Sox so far: Jed Hoyer became the new Padres’ GM, giving the Red Sox a familiar face [...]
It has been a wild day of rumors at Day 1 of the Winter Meetings, and the Sox are involved in a bunch of them. They signed one player already: 34-year-old relief pitcher Scott Atchison, who spent the last two years pitching in Japan. ESPN.com’s Gordon Edes reported that Atchison will be paid $420K in [...]
Should Theo Part with Buchholz and Kelly for Toronto Ace? Black Friday is still a couple days away but the Red Sox have already begun their offseason shopping. Boston is working on a potential deal that would land them former Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay. The New York Daily News first reported the Sox were a ”putting a full [...]
The Red Sox have signed their first-round pick Casey Kelly, a combination shortstop and pitcher. Kelly will be assigned to the Rookie League Gulf Coast Red Sox. GM Theo Epstein said that Kelly will start as a shortstop in the minors and eventually be eased in as a pitcher.