Ben Cherington

January 25, 2012 - 12:40 pm
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington , in an interview on The Big Show, said that the Red Sox face a budget but not a mandate to stay under the $178 million luxury tax threshold for 2012, explained the rationale for the trade of Marco Scutaro to the Rockies and suggested that, while the Sox are exploring...
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December 29, 2011 - 7:00 am
For the final 10 days of 2011, WEEI.com will count down the top 10 stories of the year in Boston sports. Our next entry in the countdown is No. 3: The Red Sox ' manager/GM turnover. Check out our previous entries: No. 10: NBA lockout No. 9: NFL lockout No. 8: Celtics' playoff loss to Heat No. 7:...
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November 29, 2011 - 7:06 am
Sixty days after the Red Sox parted ways with Terry Francona , the team has identified his successor. The long wait for a Red Sox manager has reached its conclusion. According to a team source, the Sox have agreed to a deal with Gene Lamont to become the 45th manager in team history. Lamont entered...
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October 26, 2011 - 3:54 am
Welcome to Wednesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY WEDNESDAY: No games scheduled AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ NBA legend Julius Erving , who is being sued for failing to repay more than...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2011 - 6:33 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In several different ways and on several occasions, Terry Francona was asked Friday morning about the role - and future - of Tim Wakefield on the Red Sox . Francona has been around long enough to avoid stepping on that landmine. Asked about the intense competition among the team...
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