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Offseason Activity Continues as Sox Trade RP Morales to Rockies for IF Hererra

The Boston Red Sox continued its active offseason, despite many media outlets reporting that Ben Cherington’s roster moves were complete. On Wednesday, the Red Sox acquired Jonathan Herrera from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Franklin Morales and minor league reliever Chris Martin. Offensively, Herrera boasted a reliable .292/.336/.364 line in 2013. He has the […]

Frozen Fenway Features Monster Sled

As Boston feels the bite of Mr. Frost, many a Boston baseball fan reminisces about summer nights at Fenway Park. The folks at Fenway Park knew you would be feeling this way, so they built a giant ramp called the “Monster Sled” for visitors attending this year’s Frozen Fenway festivities running from December 28, 2013 […]

Saltalamacchia Pens Thank You to Red Sox Fans

When I learned that Jarrod Saltalamacchia wouldn’t be coming back to the Boston Red Sox, I can’t say I was heartbroken. Sure, Salty had put together a career year, hitting .273/.338/.466 with 14 home runs, 40 doubles, and 65 RBIs. But you could dig your way to China using the holes in his swing, and […]

Ortiz’s World Series Goggles, Helmet Up for Auction

If you missed out on the chance to buy Big Papi’s beard trimmings (because what else would you do with over $10,000?), you’re in luck, because David Ortiz is auctioning off more World Series memorabilia to raise money for a good cause. After the World Series MVP’s facial hair brought in nearly $11,000 ($10,877.77, to […]

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Signs with Marlins

The same day the Red Sox signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year deal, the Miami Marlins inked former Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year deal for $21 million. Salty had perhaps his best year in 2013, hitting .273/.338/.466 with 40 doubles, 14 home runs and 65 RBI in 121 games. The Red Sox […]

Jacoby Ellsbury to the Yankees on 7-Year Deal

First, it was Johnny Damon. Now, another longtime Red Sox center fielder is going to the Yankees. Jacoby Ellsbury signed with the Yankees on a 7-year deal, according to ESPN. The deal is reportedly for more money than the $142 million deal that Carl Crawford signed with the Red Sox after the 2010 season. Ellsbury […]

Can New Red Sox Reliever Burke Badenhop Buck the Trend of NL Central Flops?

As an encore to their 2013 World Series title, the Boston Red Sox kicked off the 2014 offseason by acquiring…middle relief pitcher Burke Badenhop. Not exactly the most awe-inspiring move to start your title defense, now, is it? The Red Sox shipped out a no-name minor leaguer (left-hander Luis Ortega — apologies if any of his […]

Trio of Red Sox Decline Their Qualifying Offers; What Happens Now?

Monday night, Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Napoli and Stephen Drew all declined their qualifying offers from the Red Sox. In doing so, they forfeited a guaranteed 1-year $14.1 million deal to test the market. This does not mean these players will not be on the Opening Day roster next year, but it does somewhat clarify the Red […]

Stephen Drew, Scott Boras Decline Red Sox Qualifying Offer – Why?

Scott Boras and Stephen Drew are on a shopping spree. Boras and Drew have rejected the $14.1 million qualifying offer made by the Red Sox. Now the player and agent are out shopping for a better deal – a multi-year deal. Running the Numbers Boras must be living in fantasyland. Does he realize that Drew […]

Three Keys to the Red Sox Offseason: Ellsbury Decision, Catchers, Napoli

It’s been just over a week since the Red Sox were crowned World Champions and now everyone’s eyes are set towards 2014. There is no doubt that Ben Cherington did a masterful job this year, look at the end result. The question is whether he is capable of a repeat performance. Here are what I […]

Video: Belichick Recorded Making Fun of “Little” Red Sox Players

Are you already suffering from Week 10 withdrawal? Have a case of the Brady-Belichick Blues? The Patriots may be on their bye week, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get some of your football fill. During last week’s 55-31 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was mic’d up by the […]

Mike Napoli Was Drunk, Shirtless in Boston on Saturday

To celebrate something, is it typical to get drunk and shirtless? If you’re a normal person, probably not. But, if you just won the World Series and are Mike Napoli, of course that’s what you do. Twitter users spotted Napoli all over Boston, including a shot of the first basemen taking a stroll down Boylston […]

Jake Peavy Buys Duck Boat After Red Sox Parade

Red Sox starter Jake Peavy enjoyed his time at the Red Sox parade Saturday, so he wanted something to remember it by. No, a ring won’t be enough. He bought an entire duck boat, according to the Red Sox. So @JakePeavy_44 is fired up because he bought this boat. Yup, the whole thing. This is […]

David Ortiz Earned His World Series MVP

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2013 World Series after posting a spectacular batting line over the six games. Ortiz finished the Series with a .688 average and a ridiculous .760 on-base percentage, slugging 1.188 for an OPS of 1.948. He hit two home runs and had six […]

Video: Kaz Uehara, Koji’s Uehara’s son, on Red Sox Game 6 Win

Kaz Uehara, the son of Red Sox closer Koji Uehara, gave another adorable sound-byte during FOX’s postgame coverage on Wednesday night after Boston won its eighth World Series championship with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. FOX’s Erin Andrews asked: “How hard are you going to celebrate tonight, Kaz?”. Kaz responded: “Crazy.” Bring […]