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January 05, 2009 - 9:28 am
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein appeared at the Home for Little Wanderers in Jamaica Plain to promote the annual slate of Hot Stove, Cool Music events (baseball round-table, live music, etc.) that will take place this weekend and raise money for nine local charities. (More on that shortly, but...
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January 03, 2009 - 5:21 am
The Red Sox are preparing to conduct their annual Rookie Development Program in Boston. The program, which will run from Jan. 4-16, has been credited by several of the young players ( Jacoby Ellsbury , Jed Lowrie , Justin Masterson , etc.) who have impacted the major-league club in recent years...
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January 02, 2009 - 12:36 pm
It seems hard to believe that Josh Bard would regret his separation from the Red Sox with any hint of regret. When he was traded from the Sox to the Padres in early 2006, heading west with reliever Cla Meredith in exchange for catcher Doug Mirabelli , it seemed like nothing short of a gift. Bard...
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Rob Bradford
December 28, 2008 - 2:39 pm
Brad Penny confirmed to WEEI.com that he has reached a preliminary agreement with the Red Sox on a one-year deal with a base salary of $5 million, which was first reported by FoxSports.com . The contract has the potential to reach a total of $8 million for the year with incentives. "There were a...
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Rob Bradford
December 27, 2008 - 12:25 am
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December 23, 2008 - 9:22 am
It has been a busy and expensive offseason for the New York Yankees . As they prepare to enter into a new ballpark--a move that will not only generate tens of millions of dollars in additional revenue, but that will also relieve the team of some of its revenue-sharing obligations--they clearly have...
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December 23, 2008 - 8:38 am
ESPN.com and SI.com are now reporting that the Yankees and Mark Teixeira have reached an agreement on an eight-year deal for $180 million. The Yankees reportedly had been monitoring the Teixeira negotiations from the sidelines, but swooped in on the switch-hitting first baseman after the Red Sox...
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December 23, 2008 - 6:14 am
Word is now circulating that an announcement of Mark Teixeira's fate is " imminent " (ESPN), and that he could make a decision as soon as today (Washington Times). But what if the free-agent first baseman waits to decide on his new East Coast location? Major League Baseball will close its doors for...
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Rob Bradford
December 22, 2008 - 1:44 am
I know this subject comes up every offseason, folks wondering why anybody would use Scott Boras for anything but helping keep photoshopped devil's horns in business. But usually the majority of those who are forming such opinions aren't the ones who are handing over the five percent to Boras Corp...
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December 21, 2008 - 11:50 am
According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports , the Angels have pulled their offer to free-agent first baseman Mark Teixeira . If true, then there would be three or potentially four remaining suitors for the 28-year-old: the Red Sox , who despite owner John Henry's recent declaration that he believed the...
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