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Alex Reimer
April 12, 2018 - 9:49 am
Once again, the vote to rename Yawkey Way has been delayed. The Boston Public Improvement Commission announced Thursday it will postpone the vote until April 26. The Red Sox requested the change. A contentious hearing over the matter was held two weeks ago, with proponents of the Yawkey family,...
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Ryan Hannable
March 26, 2018 - 5:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When Red Sox owner John Henry spoke at spring training about the 2017 season, the thing he kept coming back to was the hitting approach. “We’ve made a lot of changes other than just the managers," Henry said. "You haven’t noticed? I think, who did we bring back? Dana [LeVangie...
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Alex Reimer
February 28, 2018 - 5:36 pm
The Yawkey Foundation has issued a strongly worded statement in rebuttal to the Red Sox’ efforts to restore the name of Yawkey Way to Jersey Street. The team filed a petition Wednesday with the Boston Public Improvement Commission, roughly six months after principal owner John Henry publicly...
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Alex Reimer
February 28, 2018 - 4:46 pm
The Red Sox filed a petition Wednesday with the Boston Public Improvement Commission to restore the name of Yawkey Way to Jersey Street, roughly six months after principal owner John Henry publicly advocated for the name change. In a statement, the Red Sox announced they received approval from all...
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Rob Bradford
February 19, 2018 - 3:58 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- They missed the mark again. Red Sox principal owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner do this once a spring training, sitting down on the bench outside JetBlue Park to offer a sort of state of the union to kick off spring training. They talk and talk and talk, and then roam the...
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Ryan Hannable
February 19, 2018 - 11:50 am
The Red Sox held their first full squad workout Monday in Fort Myers, but it remains to be seen whether or not it will be the same group the team has on Opening Day. It's been speculated for virtually the entire offseason the Red Sox will sign J.D. Martinez, but yet he still remains a free agent...
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Ryan Hannable
February 19, 2018 - 11:24 am
The Red Sox and Yankees took different approaches this offseason. New York made a big splash by acquiring power-hitter Giancarlo Stanton, while the Red Sox basically just changed their coaching staff. Speaking to reporters in Fort Myers on Monday, Red Sox owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner...
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Alex Reimer
August 17, 2017 - 4:41 pm
Red Sox principal owner John Henry wants to change the name of Yawkey Way, citing the racist legacy of his predecessor, Tom Yawkey. In an interview with the Boston Herald, Henry says he’s “haunted” by the organization’s past, and believes this is the proper time to reexamine the issue. “I discussed...
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Nick Neville
August 02, 2017 - 2:10 pm
The Red Sox promoted team president Sam Kennedy on Wednesday, giving him the title of CEO of the Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management, as well as a contract extension. Kennedy, who succeeded longtime team president Larry Lucchino following the 2015 season, will continue to report to owners John...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2017 - 12:58 pm
There’s been a change at the top of the Boston Globe's masthead. Doug Franklin announced he’s resigning as CEO of Boston Globe Media, due to "disagreements" with owner John Henry on business strategy. The internal memo was published by Boston Business Journal . Franklin, who describes himself as a...
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