// Larry Lucchino

Red Sox Should Show Discipline with Ortiz Extension

Coming off a dominant season and an otherworldly postseason, Ortiz is looking to add another year to his contract. With his current contract running out  in 2014, Ortiz wants to extend it now so he does not have to worry about it during the season. After playing in only 90 games in 2012, Ortiz bounced back […]

Red Sox Should Thank MLB Player’s Union for Nixing A-Rod Trade, PED Circus

On December 18, 2003, the trade that would have sent AL MVP Alex Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox for Manny Ramirez went dead. The Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox passed the deadline set by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to complete the blockbuster, ending negotiations and the prospect of Rodriguez in a Red Sox uniform. A […]

Bobby Valentine Thinks He’ll Stay with Red Sox in 2013; Ben Cherington Disagrees

With the Red Sox season winding down, there’s pretty much only one thing on the mind of Boston fans: who’s going to manage the team in 2013? According to Bobby Valentine, he’s going to be back, and better than ever. In an article on WEEI by Alex Speier, Valentine is answers queries about his job […]

Well, Now What? The Aftermath of the Red Sox-Dodgers Blockbuster

Shipping Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, and Josh Beckett out to the Los Angeles Dodgers opens the door to nearly endless possible moves for the Red Sox to make for next season and future seasons. Boston’s ownership saved roughly a quarter of a billion dollars in this trade and landed two top pitching prospects. Talk about […]

(Fake) Texts from Adrian Gonzalez to… Larry Lucchino

The Red Sox are in full spin mode following the fall out from the Yahoo! Sports article that basically claims Bobby Valentine is a reincarnated Billy Martin. Center in that story is Adrian Gonzalez, who reportedly sent texts to Sox ownership vocally criticizing Bobby V and led the player’s mutiny. While we have no way […]

John Henry Refutes Reports of Red Sox Players Turning on Valentine

Amid the media maelstrom of reports saying Dustin Pedroia, Adrian Gonzalez, and a host of other players on the Boston roster called for manager Bobby Valentine’s firing in a July 26 meeting with Red Sox ownership, John Henry took time away from his soccer football club to address the situation. As the Boston Globe’s Nick […]

Lucchino’s Letter a Slap in the Face of the Red Sox Faithful

During the All-Star break, Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino sent a letter to season ticket holders, addressing the state of the nation at the unofficial midway point of the 2012 season. Given the team was attempting to avoid falling further out in the American League East standings after a disappointing series loss at Fenway […]

Bobby Valentine is the Red Sox Manager, So Let Him Manage!

Owner John Henry said this in October of 2011: “Larry Lucchino runs the Red Sox.’’ That was made clear when new general manager Ben Cherington was sent on a hunt for a new manager of the Red Sox soon after Terry Francona was fired. Cherington soon found out that Lucchino was making the decision on […]

Valentine-Management Power Struggle Already Defining Red Sox Season

In the middle of November, hopeful managerial candidate Dale Sveum met with Ben Cherington in Milwaukee. He was joined in the meeting by owners John Henry, Tom Werner, and President of Baseball Operations Larry Lucchino. Cherington had already met with Sveum once, and the second meeting undoubtedly served as a way for Cherington to present […]

Red Sox Waiting on Tim Wakefield, Jason Varitek

The Red Sox have openly invited both veterans Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek to spring training, but it remains to be seen if either is willing to play again or lean towards retirement. They are two of the limited number of players remaining from the legendary 2004 championship team, and may choose retirement because of […]

Why Are the Red Sox Being so Frugal?

Last offseason, the Red Sox made noise. The 2011 season was all about Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, and speculation about the greatest team ever. We all know how that turned out. Nowadays, the Sox find themselves with a raincloud of shame and embarrassment hovering over them. Critics believe this team is incomplete and they have […]

Sox Release Statement Regarding Tim Russert’s Death

Legendary political journalist and NBC Washington Bureau Chief Tim Russert passed away today while at work, falling victim to an apparent heart attack. He was a giant in journalism and in my mind the fairest political reporter out there. He was just 58. Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino released a statement on behalf […]

Sox to Advertise on Uniforms in Japan

Sox CEO Larry Lucchino is posing here with a Red Sox jersey embedded with the EMC ad.(Courtesy of Boston Herald) The Red Sox will take advantage of another opportunity to make a little more money when the team travels to Japan at the beginning of the regular season. They have stuck a deal with EMC […]