Coco Crisp or Jacoby Ellsbury Terry Francona has said Coco Crisp is the incumbent, meaning Jacoby Ellsbury still needs to win the job. You’d think the interview for the spot would have been the World Series, Ellsbury was kind of great there. Apparently, Ellsbury is behind Coco. At least CF is a great place to [...]
“I think the Twins realize our offer is the best one,” Steinbrenner told the Daily News in a telephone interview. “I feel confident they’re not going to trade him before checking with us one last time and I think they think we’ve already made the best offer.” Its believed the Yankees have the offer on [...]
Talks have been quiet on day four of the Winter Meetings. Johan doesn’t look to be moving anytime soon. The Twins have been going around to other teams looking to get a better offer than the Red Sox. One team they have talked to is the Seattle Mariners who have CF Adam Jones and P Brandon [...]
It is reported by Peter Gammons that the Red Sox and Twins are set to meet this afternoon to continue talks about Johan Santana. Also the Twins are still trying to decide between the 3-1 deal of Jacoby Ellsbury, Jed Lowrie and Justin Masterson or the 4-1 deal of Jon Lester, Coco Crisp, Lowrie and Masterson. [...]
The contest for Johan Santana has broken down to a two team race. And when you know the final result of the deal will be paying a guy over 20 million a year, the Red Sox and Yankees are involved. The initial offer from the Yankees was Ian Kennedy, Melky Cabrera, and one or two [...]
According to ESPN’s Buster Olney the Twins and Red Sox are discussing a trade for CF Coco Crisp, though this deal doesn’t involve Johan Santana. Meanwhile according to Chicago Sun-Times the White Sox would be more interested in trading for Coco Crisp than acquiring a FA like Aaron Rowand.
According to Peter Gammons of ESPN if the Sox were to move Coco Crisp they would be looking for young pitching and/or catching. Gammons also makes mention that if the Red Sox wanted to trade for Hank Blalock of the Texas Rangers they could make the deal happen. This would depend on whether Mike Lowell [...]
According to the Boston Globe for the Boston Red Sox to acquire Johan Santana they would need to give away Jon Lester or Clay Buchholz. But the Red Sox would not be willing to give away both. Also if they were to do the trade the Red Sox would want to be able to resign [...]
In the standing the Red Sox are 92-64, putting them two games ahead of the Yankees. The Yankees are now so close thanks to Sox going 2-5 in the last week. While the Yankees have gone 6-2. In that time you have to blame the losses on the offense. They have averaged 2.4 runs per [...]
Last night Lester showed some of the magic he showed in 2006. Even with a poor performance of 5.1 IP, 5 ER, 4 BB and 2 HR Lester still managed a win. Coco Crisp and Julio Lugo both had 2-run doubles in the 4th leading to a five run inning against rookie Andy Sonnanstine. Tuesday’s [...]
Is it Myth or fact? Is the pressure so intense in Boston that major league baseball players can’t take it. Examples: Edgar Renteria signed a 40 million dollar contract in the winter of ’04 and played so poorly he was moved the next offseason.
Tampa Bay at the Red Sox: Game 1 -Conan O’Brien in 1864 Baseball -Tina Cervasio called in sick tonight. -Coco is also out with a virus. He is getting further testing to make sure it’s nothing more serious. -Coco and Tina both out with viruses… curious -With Julio Lugo’s second hit in the third inning, [...]