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December 07, 2008 - 5:51 pm
Jason Varitek declined the Red Sox '€™ offer of salary arbitration. The decision suggests that the catcher and agent Scott Boras believe they can find a better contract than a one-year deal in the $10-11 million range (the likely outcome of an arbitration hearing) by continuing to negotiate with...
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December 03, 2008 - 11:19 am
During Dustin Pedroia's introductory press conference call in 2004, shortly after the Sox were delighted and shocked that he lasted to the 65th pick of that draft (the team expected him to be taken in the first round), he first expressed his obsession. "My main goal isn't to win myself," Pedroia...
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December 03, 2008 - 9:44 am
One of the better lines you'll encounter in a press release came today, courtesy of Terry Francona , talking about Dustin Pedroia's six-year, $40.5 million contract extension: "Everybody is to be congratulated. With the six-year contract, I feel like I got a bump in salary because of his cribbage...
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December 03, 2008 - 6:24 am
The Red Sox have signed 2008 MVP Dustin Pedroia to a six-year, $40.5 million extension, with a team option for a seventh season. The deal locks up the second baseman's services through 2014 (2015 if the option is exercised). WEEI.com's Rob Bradford has learned that the option becomes void if...
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December 01, 2008 - 2:09 pm
The Red Sox have offered salary arbitration to both catcher Jason Varitek and starting pitcher Paul Byrd . As a result, should Varitek'€”a '€œType A'€ free agent'€”depart via free agency, the Sox would receive two compensation draft picks: one from the team that signed him, and another as...
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December 01, 2008 - 4:20 am
The Red Sox have signed minor-league free agents Billy Traber and Paul McAnulty while re-signing Gil Velazquez and Marcus McBeth to minor-league deals. The left-handed Traber, who was briefly in the Sox system as a Rule 5 draftee during the winter following the 2004 season and whom the Sox pursued...
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Rob Bradford
November 30, 2008 - 5:40 pm
So we're sitting down back in August, Tim Murphy and I, making a 'wish list' of contributors for our new venture. To be honest, the list wasn't that long in my mind. Big names weren't hard to identify, but finding big names who were going to deliver big things when it came to the written word on a...
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November 25, 2008 - 8:46 am
The Boston Red Sox today announced that tickets for all 2009 spring training home games at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers , Florida will go on sale on Saturday, December 6. Â The club also released its 37-game spring schedule, which includes 18 games at City of Palms Park. Tickets will also be...
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Rob Bradford
November 23, 2008 - 6:42 pm
According to sources familiar with the negotiations, the Red Sox ' initial contract offer to free agent catcher Jason Varitek this offseason was for one year. It was not determined what the monetary worth of the offer would be, although indications were that it didn't approach the annual average...
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Rob Bradford
November 22, 2008 - 2:07 am
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