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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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Alex Reimer
December 14, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The Red Sox have acquired little more than a new beer partnership this offseason. But there are signs president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is about to wake from his seeming early winter slumber. On Wednesday night, Dombrowski met with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez and his agent,...
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WEEI
December 14, 2017 - 9:23 am
There was a thought the Red Sox could potentially sign first baseman Eric Hosmer, but it may not happen. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale , the Padres have become clear-cut favorites to sign Hosmer after two face-to-face meetings, but the Red Sox are still lurking. The first baseman played...
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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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