Tom Werner

H.Darr Beiser-USA Today
Alex Reimer
April 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner says he’s hopeful the team will extend Mookie Betts before the reigning AL MVP reaches free agency in two years, but he recognizes Betts’ right and apparent interest in exploring the open market. In an interview Tuesday with Dale & Keefe ahead of the home opener,...
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Tom Werner (left) and John Henry
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John Tomase
February 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- John Henry long ago declared that pitchers in their 30s represent bad investments, and the numbers largely support this hypothesis. But there are always exceptions, and Henry believes Jon Lester was one of them. In a discussion about the merits of signing ace Chris Sale to an...
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Red Sox chairman Tom Werner
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Alex Reimer
February 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner acknowledged Monday on “Mut & Callahan” there are tensions between the owners and players heading into MLB’s upcoming collective bargaining negotiations. One of the biggest issues is the maddening stagnation of the free agency market, which is the reason why Bryce...
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Red Sox chairman Tom Werner
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Ryan Hannable
February 18, 2019 - 10:07 am
It's become clear in recent years MLB has an issue when it comes to pace of play. Games are averaging over three hours, which is quite a long time considering there are 162 regular-season games. There have been some initiatives discussed to speed up the game, including a pitch clock and making a...
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Alex Reimer
May 30, 2018 - 11:55 am
Roseanne Barr’s long history of incendiary remarks doesn’t just include racism. The comedian has also peddled outrageous conspiracy theories, including one about the Boston Marathon bombings. In an “ open letter to Congress ” posted on Barr’s website, the comedian urges representatives to “stop the...
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H.Darr Beiser-USA Today
Alex Reimer
May 29, 2018 - 8:24 pm
Update (8:42 a.m.): Roseanne Barr's Twitter account resurfaced late Tuesday night. She blamed her racist tweet about former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett on Ambien. Previous: Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, who served as executive producer of the original “Roseanne” series and its reboot, said Tuesday...
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Alex Reimer
April 05, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner strongly disagrees with the notion his baseball team isn’t likable. In an interview with OMF Thursday before the home opener, Werner said he struggles to understand the perception that people didn’t embrace the Red Sox last season. “I respect people who said last year...
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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 - 11:24 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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H.Darr Beiser-USA Today
Alex Reimer
September 21, 2017 - 2:31 pm
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner isn’t sympathetic to players who complain about critical analysts or commentators. In an interview Thursday with OMF, the longtime television executive said he thinks players should focus on tuning the criticism out. “Boston is a tough place to play,” he explained. “Some...
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