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Red Sox Land Sandovol Too

After making some big noise with the signing of Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox are signing another big free agent.  Pablo Sandovol is joining the Red Sox for 5 years and close to $100 million.   We will have to wait and see what this means for Will Middlebrooks but it is likely he will be […]

Hanley is coming back to Boston

After years of wishing for a deal to bring back the former Red Sox, fans are getting what they wanted; Hanley Ramirez is set to rejoin the team.  The deal is said to be for 5 years and $90 million.  The team is also looking to land Lester and Sandovol with the deep pockets they […]

Red Sox Look to Be in the Lead for Sandovol

  You may soon have an email from Yawkey Way Store in your inbox offering you a new Red Sox Panda hat.  Boston seems to be in the lead to land  free agent third baseman, Pablo Sandovol.  The Sox offer is reported to be $95 million for 5 years.  The Padres and Giants are also […]

Red Sox Bring Back Koji

The Red Sox have signed relief pitcher Koji Uehara to a 2-year $18 million dollar contract.  The Sox had exclusive rights to negotiate with him until Tuesday and were able to work out the deal before other teams got in the mix. Koji went from unhittable during 2013 and part of 2014 to an inconsistent reliever […]

Red Sox Trade Lackey to Cards

John Lackey was traded today to the Cardinals for outfielder/first baseman Allen Craig and right-handed pitcher Joe Kelly.  The Sox also sent minor league left-handed pitcher Corey Littrell and cash to St. Louis in the deal. The Red Sox rotation will now have some big holes with Lester and Lackey gone.

Lester and Gomes Traded to Oakland

The Red Sox have traded their ace, Jon Lester,  along with Jonny Gomes to Oakland for home run champ Yoenis Cespedes.  Lester is in the last year of his contract and Cespedes can become a free agent in 2015.  There is a chance that the Red Sox will try to bring Lester back in the […]

Pedroia’s Injury Not Serious

Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief because Dustin Pedroia’s wrist injury is not serious.  Pedroia told the Globe he received great news after meeting with doctors today.  

Victorino Likely to Miss Opening Day With Injury

Shane Victorino will undergo an MRI to see the extent of the injury he suffered to his hamstring as he rounded first base.  A minor hamstring injury could have him sidelined for a week and a serious one would have him out for over a month.  

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Boston Red Sox players Middlebrooks and Ross named Jimmy Fund Co-Captains

Today, the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announce that Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks and catcher David Ross will serve as Jimmy Fund Co-Captains for the 2014 season. As their first assignment, Middlebrooks and Ross are also this year’s spokesplayers for the Jimmy Fund’s ninth annual Rally Against CancerSM fundraiser.  Middlebrooks is […]

Sox 99 – John Harrington

It was not easy to find supporters of John Harrington in the late 90's. Unofficially, Harrington was CEO of the Red Sox. Officially, however, he headed only the Yawkey Trust, which took over the team after Tom Yawkey's death in 1976. After much bickering and behind-the-scenes maneuvering, the triumvirate of Harrington, Haywood Sullivan and Jean […]

Base Stealing 2014

I was about to write a piece about the Sox loss of base-stealing ability with the departure of Jacoby Ellsbury. However, it appears that Conor Duffy of Bosoxinjection.com beat me to it.   I agree with Conor (who is young enough to be my grandson) that Shane Victorino and Dustin Pedroia will have to make […]

Sox 99 – Bullpen Hopes

High hopes in March often fade quickly in April and May. The Red Sox found this to be true in 99, when Sox pitching coach and (briefly) future manager Joe Kerrigan assessed his bullpen. He was optimistic about six hurlers- Tom (Flash) Gordon, Jim Corsi, Derek Lowe, John Wasdin, Ron Mahay and Mark Guthrie.   […]

Quote of the Day

I was hoping they were going to come out and give me one of those cans of spray in case they decided to attack me again. -Mike Carp after the bee swarm at Steinbrenner Field.

Sox 99 – Dr Pappas

The late Larry Whiteside was a low-key writer, rarely critical. But when he began this March 99 piece with the line "Think it's easy being Dan Duquette?" you knew there was trouble. The issue this time concerned team physician Dr Arthur Pappas, who had also been a limited partner of the team since 1977. The […]

Where’s the Rooster?

Rick Burleson, where are you? I'd like to put the Rooster, now 62 years old, in a time machine and transport him back 40 years to 1974, when he took over the Sox shortstop job. Burleson and his attitude would look great on the '14 Sox.   Down in Fort Myers, the team again has […]

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