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December 10, 2008 - 5:28 am
Red Sox first-round draft pick Casey Kelly, a pitcher/shortstop whose talent was good enough to be an elite pick at either position, is following an offseason program for pitchers, and will enter spring training as a hurler. "He'€™s going to transition into a pitching role for next year," said...
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Rob Bradford
December 10, 2008 - 5:24 am
Walking through the lobby Tuesday with one baseball executive, the talk turned to exactly how slow the Winter Meetings had been. "I've never been to tne of these," he said, "where it felt like the last day (with everybody ready to leave) so early." So was there a chance for things to do an about-...
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December 10, 2008 - 1:52 am
According to industry sources, the Red Sox have had preliminary discussions with corner infielder Kevin Youkilis and his agent, Joe Bick, about a long-term deal. Yet initial conversations between the team and the player suggest that, while Youkilis is receptive to the idea of staying in Boston for...
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Rob Bradford
December 09, 2008 - 10:05 pm
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December 09, 2008 - 3:55 pm
Rangers manager Ron Washington met with the media at the winter meetings today, and shed some light on his catchers, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Taylor Teagarden. He said that Teagarden impressed him as "a great catch and throw guy, and he does have a feel for calling ballgames." Washington described...
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December 09, 2008 - 2:52 pm
An industry official confirmed that the Diamondbacks offered the Red Sox catcher Miguel Montero for pitcher Michael Bowden . The Red Sox, who value the 22-year-old Bowden highly, turned down the offer. The two teams are expected to continue conversations to see if a fit can be found.
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December 09, 2008 - 11:19 am
Paul Kinzer, who represents free-agent Rafael Furcal , said that the Red Sox have not contacted him about the shortstop. The development would seem to suggest the high regard in which Jed Lowrie is held. The Sox will continue to see whether they can deal away Julio Lugo , as their preference for...
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December 09, 2008 - 11:06 am
Agent Darek Braunecker, who represents pitcher A.J. Burnett, confirmed that he's had "substantive dialogue" with the Red Sox about the pitcher. At this time, no further meetings between the agent and club have been officially scheduled, but Braunecker clarified that he is still making the rounds...
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December 09, 2008 - 10:35 am
The market for Jason Varitek may have further narrowed on Tuesday, with the news that the Orioles had traded Ramon Hernandez to the Reds for Ryan Freel. The Reds were one of the teams interested in a veteran catcher; that market is now dry. The Orioles, according to a baseball source, are looking...
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Rob Bradford
December 09, 2008 - 8:37 am
LAS VEGAS -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said while walking through the Bellagio Hotel that in conversations with most team, the names that are brought up the most by potential trade partners are Justin Masterson , Lars Anderson, and Clay Buchholz , who seems to have drawn the most...
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