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Rob Bradford
December 29, 2017 - 12:31 pm
It's a good day for Craig Kimbrel. The Red Sox closer didn't need to lift a finger Friday, but he sure found some positive news at the end of the calendar year. For that, he can thank Wade Davis. According to multiple reports, the Rockies have agreed to terms with Davis on a three-year deal worth $...
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Alex Reimer
December 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright’s domestic assault case is one step closer to dismissal. The Boston Herald reports the case has been retired for one year by the Williamson County Courthouse in Tennessee. If no additional charges against Wright surface within the next 12 months, the case will be...
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Rob Bradford
December 22, 2017 - 11:26 am
Gerrit Cole is a really good pitcher. In 2015, he was an All-Star, finishing fourth in the National League Cy Young voting. The Pittsburgh starter is also just 27 years old and won't be eligible for free agency until 2020. He's a good guy to have. But when Red Sox fans hear the rumors that Cole is...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2017 - 4:11 pm
Well, this was somewhat unexpected. The Red Sox have announced their first big free agent signing is a familiar name -- Mitch Moreland. The 32-year-old Moreland has agreed to a two-year contract with the Sox, who (for now) keep the same first base/designated hitter combination, with Hanley Ramirez...
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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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