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Alex Reimer
November 30, 2018 - 11:28 am
The Red Sox are reportedly entertaining the notion of bringing back Craig Kimbrel , but probably not at the price he wants. The veteran closer is looking for a six-year deal in free agency, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney . That likely explains why Kimbrel turned the Red Sox’ $17.9 million...
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John Tomase
November 30, 2018 - 11:16 am
The Red Sox announced on Friday that they've agreed to a one-year deal with reliever Tyler Thornburg, avoiding arbitration. The deal is worth $1.75 million, per WEEI.com's Rob Bradford. Thornburg missed the entire 2017 season after undergoing surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, returning...
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J.T. Realmuto
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John Tomase
November 30, 2018 - 11:05 am
The Red Sox won 108 games and then romped to a World Series title, which it makes it easy to forget the other 100-win team in the AL East that’s intent on getting better. Whereas the Red Sox project to return largely the same roster pretty much everywhere except closer, the Yankees are wheeling and...
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Ryan Hannable
November 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Nathan Eovaldi will likely be one of the most sought after players during free agency and one of the Red Sox' biggest competitors appears to be very interested. According to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, the Astros are continuing to show interest in the right-handed pitcher. It's also worth noting...
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Edwin Jackson
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John Tomase
November 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
News that the Red Sox are interested in Mariners closer Edwin Diaz makes perfect sense, because he’s the ideal Dave Dombrowski acquisition. The Red Sox president of baseball operations didn’t build a World Series winner around the margins. He chose the full frontal assault. That meant spending $217...
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John Tomase
November 28, 2018 - 10:08 am
From the Dept. of Sentences That Could Only Be Written in 2018: David Price launched his Twitch channel on Tuesday night and while taking questions from fans during a game of Fortnite admonished teammate Nathan Eovaldi that he’d “better be re-signing” with the Red Sox. Eovaldi was playing on the...
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Alex Reimer
November 27, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Count Joe Buck among those who thinks the action in this year's MLB postseason was lacking. In a phone interview with WEEI.com, the longtime Fox broadcaster, who will be on the call for Vikings-Patriots Sunday, said he thinks the product's plodding pace shares some of the responsibility for the...
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Red Sox
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Alex Reimer
November 27, 2018 - 10:19 am
Who’s in the mood to buy some Red Sox tickets? Even though the Red Sox hoisted their fourth World Series championship in 14 years just five weeks ago, Spring Training tickets will go on sale Saturday, the team announced. The first game at JetBlue Park, after all, is less than three months away. (...
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John Tomase
November 26, 2018 - 12:33 pm
The Red Sox shared the wealth after winning the World Series, voting 66 full postseason shares that will be worth $416,838, per the Associated Press . The per-share total is down from last year's record $438,902 dispersed by the Astros, but Houston voted only 60 full shares. The Red Sox added 10...
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Oct 27, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez (28) reacts after striking out in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game four of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA T
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Erin Walsh
November 20, 2018 - 4:13 pm
J.D. Martinez had an outstanding year for the Red Sox and awards are nice to have, but Martinez won’t be walking away with one particular award this year. It was announced Tuesday that Khris Davis of the Oakland Athletics has won the 2018 Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter of the Year...
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