Ben Cherington

September 29, 2014 - 11:52 am
On the one hand, Ben Cherington is the architect of a World Series winner. On the other hand, he's steered the team to a pair of last-place finishes that have bookended that triumph. Good luck reconciling those drastically different conclusions to the three years of Cherington's GM tenure. Of...
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Ben Cherington
September 18, 2014 - 5:47 am
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington checked in with Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning to talk about Rusney Castillo and how the team plans to rebuild for 2015. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Castillo made his major league debut in Wednesday...
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Mike Petraglia
August 23, 2014 - 6:49 pm
Rusney Castillo still is learning his way around Boston. But the 27-year-old Cuba native knows enough that playing in Boston is unlike any other city in the majors. "It really means a lot for me to be a part of such a historic organization. I'm just ecstatic to be here," Castillo said through Red...
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Mike Petraglia
August 23, 2014 - 3:14 pm
The search for the center fielder of the future in the Red Sox organization is over. With this week's seven-year, $72.5 million commitment to Cuban star Rusney Castillo, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is making it clear that the organization feels Castillo, along with help from others, will...
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Curt Schilling is in remission from cancer and warning against the use of chewing tobacco. (WEEI.com)
August 20, 2014 - 4:52 am
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling , who is in remission after receiving treatment earlier this year for squamous cell carcinoma, joined the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday morning to tell his story publicly for the first time and warn against using chewing tobacco, which he...
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Jackie Bradley Jr.
August 19, 2014 - 5:06 pm
Despite hitting at a productive .308 (4-for-13) clip over his last four games with Boston, the Red Sox had evidently seen enough of Jackie Bradley Jr. at the major-league level. Boston optioned Bradley down to Triple-A Pawtucket prior to Monday'€™s game against the Angels  --€“ the final stage...
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Ben Cherington
August 19, 2014 - 2:42 pm
There may be 37 games remaining on the schedule this year, but for a Red Sox squad that'€™s 15 1/2 games out of first place in the AL East, it'€™s already time to look forward to the offseason. Possessing both a deep farm system and a multitude of talented players at the major-league level, the...
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August 07, 2014 - 5:51 am
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington joined Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning to discuss the state of the team and the fallout from the trade deadline fire sale. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . There has been some speculation that John Lackey...
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Mike Petraglia
July 31, 2014 - 4:44 pm
Ever since his team began hitting the skids in Toronto, Ben Cherington has been losing a lot of sleep. On Thursday, he lost five players from a roster that won the World Series just nine months earlier. The Red Sox hit the deadline at 48-60, 13 games behind Baltimore and in last place in the AL...
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July 31, 2014 - 2:33 pm
As the names entered the rumor mill, the idea became more and more confusing. Sure, dealing away players who would reach free agency after this season for assets who would remain in Boston beyond 2014 made sense, but when the names expanded beyond the likes of Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes and Andrew...
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