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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:13:14 EDTRed Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski revealed Monday that his first priority is to find an eighth-inning setup man, and he won't acquire a bat until that task is accomplished.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:46:54 EDTThe Red Sox have once again demonstrated their confidence in manager John Farrell, exercising his option for the 2018 season.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:44:24 EDTAll-Star shortstop Xander Bogaerts is a confirmed participant for the Netherlands, it was announced Monday. Hanley Ramirez revealed a few days ago that he plans on playing for the Dominican Republic, though an official confirmation has not reached the Red Sox yet.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:08:28 EDTRed Sox manager John Farrell is forever grateful that he defeated cancer and was able to return for the magical 2016 season, in which his team won 93 games and the American League East title.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 13:21:40 EDTThe reality that David Ortiz won't swing his big bat again is still sinking in for his friends from around the game who have competed against him for so long.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:05:15 EDTBefore trying to get the Red Sox back to the postseason, Hanley Ramirez plans on helping the Dominican Republic defend its championship in the World Baseball Classic. After experiencing the thrill of playing for the DR's title-winning team three years ago, Ramirez confirmed Friday from David Ortiz's charity golf tournament that he plans on suiting up again for his country.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:27:38 EDTIt has been 53 days since David Ortiz swung his bat for the final time in a Major League game. At least at this stage, the slugger is basking in retirement while at the same time staying in-tuned with the game he loves so much.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 15:33:28 EDTWho do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:13:07 EDTThe Red Sox announced Friday that they did not tender a 2017 contract to catcher Bryan Holaday, making Holaday a free agent.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:58:02 EDTRed Sox slugger David Ortiz, fresh off perhaps the best walk-off season in history, has been voted the winner of the 2016 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:43:47 EDTBy following the toughest season of his career with his best, Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello earned yet another accolade on Tuesday when he was named the American League's Comeback Player of the Year Award winner.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:12:03 EDTWhat do the Red Sox plan to do with Pablo Sandoval? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers this and other questions in this week's Inbox.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:25:47 EDTAs part of MLBPipeline.com's coverage of all things prospect and the AFL in particular, a group of five experts was assembled to discuss a quintet of up-and-coming stars. Each prospect has lofty expectations and an argument can be made for all of them to have the brightest futures. Those arguments were hashed out in "The Next Big Leaguers."
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:45:00 EDTFormer Red Sox right-hander Dave "Boo" Ferriss, who pitched six seasons in the Major Leagues for Boston from 1945-50, died on Thursday at age 94 at his home in Cleveland, Miss.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:15:12 EDTIt was in 2010 when Rick Porcello, then with the Tigers, joined Team Joseph, a non-profit charity whose mission is to find treatments and cures for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Team Joseph is named after Marissa Penrod's son, who was diagnosed with the disease at the age of 5. Thanks to a neat little coincidence a few years later, a very real friendship emerged between Porcello and Joseph.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:03:16 EDTWill the Red Sox try to sign free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers this and other questions in this week's Inbox.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDTJim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:07 EDTA hitting machine from the right side of the plate who also happened to be one of the most unforgettable characters of his era, Manny Ramirez is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:09:11 EDTJason Varitek and Tim Wakefield, cornerstone players for the 2004 and '07 World Series-champion Red Sox teams, are on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:44 EDTThe big names on the Hall of Fame ballot can obscure some of the others who are eligible for the first time. While it's likely that none of them will wind up in Cooperstown they still have accomplishments that are worth celebrating.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:07:41 EDTFittingly, David Ortiz was recognized for on-field dominance and off-field kindness while taking home two Esurance MLB Awards on Friday.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:24:25 EDTRed Sox right fielder Mookie Betts finished second in the American League MVP Award voting, trailing only Angels star Mike Trout in the Baseball Writers' Association of America balloting announced Thursday.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:20:20 EDTIt's closing time for Lee Smith. This year is the last in which the dominant right-handed pitcher will be eligible for the Hall of Fame through the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:51:40 EDTRed Sox right-hander Rick Porcello was named the winner of the Baseball Writers' Association of America 2016 American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday night on MLB Network.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:23:25 EDTDavid Price donated $2.5 million as a capstone gift to Vanderbilt to help his former school improve its baseball facilities.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:40:54 EDTThe Red Sox added pitching prospects Kyle Martin and Luis Ysla to their 40-man roster on Friday, protecting them in advance of the Dec. 8 Rule 5 Draft.