Boston Red Sox: Jon Lester Deal Needs to Get Done

Red Sox News

Locking up Dustin Pedroia through 2021 on a team-friendly $110 million contract represented a monumental step by the Boston Red Sox to remain a formidable contender for the long term. Inking Jon Lester to a lengthy deal and retaining the anchor to what has become a strong starting rotation would further bolster general manager Ben […]

Stephen Drew Could Return to the Red Sox if…

Drew Rumors

Stephen Drew still could accept the reported one-year, $11 million offer to play one more season with the Boston Red Sox, but the longer the 30-year-old shortstop remains a free agent, the less likely it is he will wear the uniform of the defending World Series champions. The Red Sox received an unexpected gift when […]

Red Sox Avoid Arbitration With Andrew Miller

Red Sox Rumors

A deep and talented bullpen was an instrumental reason why the Boston Red Sox won the World Series last October. They expect to have the same level of success with their relievers in 2014, albeit with a few new names. This weekend, the Red Sox avoided arbitration with 28-year-old left-hander Andrew Miller by reaching a […]

Red Sox Ryan Dempster to Sit Out 2014

Red Sox News

Considered a likely trade candidate this offseason because of his team’s starting rotation depth, Ryan Dempster announced on Sunday that he will not pitch in 2014. Citing a neck ailment and a desire to spend more time with his family, the veteran right-hander of 17 Major League seasons stepped away from a $13.25 salary he […]

MLB News: Seven Extension Candidates Before Season Starts

Tigers News

With Spring Training mercifully around the corner, it’s that time of the year when teams start negotiating contract extensions. Clayton Kershaw started off the extension season with a deal that guarantees him $215 million, and the Atlanta Braves recently agreed on a lucrative deal with first baseman Freddie Freeman that will keep him under team control through […]

David Ortiz Wants Another Year On His Deal

Red Sox News

Arguably the best designated hitter since the role was installed in 1973, David Ortiz is also often a lightning rod for debate when he delivers an interview to the media. Ever eager to gain security, even at the age of 38, the slugger who has belted 431 home runs over 17 Major League seasons sparked […]

The Boston Red Sox Crowded Rotation

Red Sox News

It was pretty obvious that the Detroit Tigers had the best starting pitching in baseball in 2013. With Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, and Doug Fister, they had four of the best ten pitchers in the AL. Rick Porcello wasn’t too shabby either. However, it might come as a surprise that the second best team was either the Texas Rangers or the Boston […]

Red Sox Reach Agreement With Grady Sizemore

Red Sox News

With Jacoby Ellsbury preparing to being his first campaign with the New York Yankees after signing a substantial seven-year deal earlier this offseason, the Boston Red Sox were reportedly interested in bringing aboard an outfielder who could complement Jackie Bradley Jr. in center field. Grady Sizemore could fill that role. On Wednesday, the Red Sox […]