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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
Carlos Santana was the Red Sox' No. 3 free agent target. There is J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer, and then was the former Indians first baseman. Now, he's no longer any kind of option. According to multiple reports, Santana has agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Phillies, with a club...
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Rob Bradford
December 15, 2017 - 12:29 pm
Heading into the 2014 winter meetings, there was some optimism the Red Sox might be able to re-sign Jon Lester. John Henry had visited Lester a few days prior at the pitcher's Georgia home, and it certainly appeared as though the Red Sox were going to go all-in to get their ace back. But then, in...
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Rob Bradford
December 14, 2017 - 8:13 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There doesn't seem to be any hard feelings. Not like the old days, anyway. Times were different when Dave Dombrowski was running the Tigers and the perception was that Scott Boras would attempt to expedite deals for his clients by going over the general manager's head and...
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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 6:37 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It should be noted that Scott Boras' hour-long get-together with the assembled media at the MLB winter meetings wasn't all that different than most years. Word is passed down on the third day of the event when Boras will appear, along with the general location his informal...
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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA -- It was Wednesday afternoon's biggest news: Marcell Ozuna had been traded to the Cardinals. Obviously, the reason for all the hub-bub at the MLB winter meetings was because, A. Very little has happened over the first three days at the Swan and Dolphin Resort, and B. Ozuna is a...
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John Tomase
December 13, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Scott Boras held court at baseball's winter meetings on Wednesday in Orlando and addressed a number of Red Sox subjects, including trade rumors involving Jackie Bradley, J.D. Martinez's defense, and the man ways Eric Hosmer can impact an organization. To wit . . . -- On what separates Martinez in...
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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 8:13 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox evidently aren't limiting themselves to free agents when it comes to the pursuit of a big bat. According to the San Francisco Chronicle , the Sox asked the A's about the availability of slugger Khris Davis. According to the article, Oakland has no plans to move...
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Rob Bradford
December 12, 2017 - 11:27 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox would be wise to pull this one off. The Sox might have gotten their face-to-face with J.D. Martinez Tuesday night, while positioning themselves to offer more money than any other suitor. But that doesn't mean the Giancarlo Stanton-induced angst has already been...
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