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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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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2017 - 6:01 pm
BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Two hours after Giancarlo Stanton's agent, Joel Wolfe, said the Red Sox never showed any interest in his client, while also suggesting Dave Dombrowski said his team was prioritizing pitching, the Sox' president of baseball operations told a different story. Meeting with the...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2017 - 4:07 pm
BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Well, this was an interesting turn. While everyone was wondering why Giancarlo Stanton didn't put the Red Sox on his list of preferred teams to land with, it appears the point was moot. Speaking at the MLB winter meetings, Stanton's agent, Joel Wolfe, said that Boston never...
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Rob Bradford
December 11, 2017 - 11:24 am
BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There are a few similarities when it comes to Kevin Cash and Alex Cora. Not only were they teammates on the 2008 Red Sox (both serving in backup roles), but the pair also found themselves as first-year major league managers despite very little coaching experience. Cash, who is...
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