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POLL: Who Should Be The Sox Opening Day Starter?

Who should be the Red Sox Opening Day starter? Drew Pomeranz Rick Porcello David Price Eduardo Rodriguez Chris Sale Steven Wright   pollcode.com free polls
Via FenwayNation
5 hours ago

Signing Manny tops Red Sox's free-agent moves

In 1,083 games with Boston, Manny Ramirez hit .312 with 274 homers and a .999 OPS. Combine those numbers with the two rings, and Ramirez isn't just the best free-agent signing the Red Sox ever made, but one of the best by any team.
Via RedSox.com
8 hours ago

Pomeranz past last season's elbow woes

The first thing Drew Pomeranz did when last season ended was try to fix the nagging pain in his left elbow. Fortunately, surgery was not deemed necessary. Instead, he got a stem cell shot. "I'm ready to go," Pomeranz said from the Red Sox Winter Weekend event in Connecticut.
Via RedSox.com
9 hours ago

Roster Recap: Matt Barnes Makes Modest Improvements

Welcome to BP Boston’s second annual Roster Recap series. Over the next few months, we’ll be analyzing every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. From MVP-candidate right fielders to reserve relievers, we...
Via BP Boston
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez thinks Ortiz will return to Red Sox in 2017

David Ortiz is retired, at least for now, but a former Boston Red Sox teammate doesn’t think that will last.Pedro Martinez told WEEI’s “Trenni & Tomase” that he won’t believe Ortiz is retired until he sees the slugger sit out an entire season.“David says he’s retired,” Martinez said, via John Tomase of WEEI. “But I still believe David is going to give it another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Discuss Broadcasting Role For David Ortiz

Among a raft of other opportunities with the team, the Red Sox will discuss a broadcasting role with retired DH David Ortiz. Sox President Sam Kennedy stated that team executives will meet with Big Papi in the Dominican next week to talk through several possible roles. It's known that Ortiz is already interested in some media involvement, so locking him up for some sort of NESN role...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago

Sale 'blown away' by Red Sox fans' welcome

Chris Sale figured he probably had to win some games for his new team before the knowledgeable and passionate Red Sox fans treated him like one of their own. It turns out he was wrong.
Via RedSox.com
2 days ago

Terry Francona cracks funny Chris Sale joke

Boston’s addition of Chris Sale is bad news to the AL East, but good news for teams in the AL Central. Terry Francona knows that. The Cleveland Indians manager attended a Boston writers dinner on Thursday night and cracked a funny joke about Sale. Terry Francona, at Boston writers dinner, thanks Dave Dombrowski for getting Chris Sale "the hell out of the Central." Gets standing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox turning to Pedroia for leadership in Ortiz's absence

BOSTON — David Ortiz has developed a cruel habit of teasing Red Sox fans.But despite the Instagram jokes and cryptic tweets, the reality is that Big Papi won’t be in the heart of Boston’s lineup in 2017.“Oh yeah, he’s retired,” manager John Farrell told reporters Thursday ahead of a Boston writers’ dinner. “There’s no fake tweets. No blank tweets. Whatever those...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval has 'reshaped himself' this offseason, John Farrell says

BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval’s Instagram workout videos have generated quite the buzz this offseason. Even among his Boston Red Sox teammates.“I’ve seen the videos that everyone’s been seeing,” Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts said Thursday in Boston ahead of a writers’ dinner at which he’ll be honored. “He definitely looks in great shape. … He’s definitely someone...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy signs new multiyear deal

BOSTON (AP) Boston Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy has agreed to a new multiyear contract. Cable network NESN announced the deal on Wednesday. It says the 64-year-old Remy will remain its primary color analyst and work 115 Red Sox games each season. The length and other terms of the contract were not released. Remy, a former Boston second baseman, has worked more than 3,900 Red...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Prospect Needs Help Making Sense Of Awkward Tissue Situation

Michael Chavis ran into a little bit of a pickle Tuesday. The Boston Red Sox prospect took to Twitter shortly after an awkward encounter left him debating how to proceed. Basically, Chavis, who was drafted by the Red Sox in the first round in 2014, wanted to know whether he ultimately reacted appropriately. Allow him to explain… So I just had a brief awkward encounter and...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz slams door on rumors of potential comeback

Any rumor about David Ortiz thinking about coming back for another season in Major League Baseball can now be put to rest, we think. Ortiz seemed to close the door shut on his baseball career with a recent interview with ESPN Deportes, in which he says he has now moved on from the rigors of playing baseball every day. “My playing time has already expired,” Ortiz told ESPN...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox reach deals with Bogaerts and Bradley, plus 5 others

BOSTON (AP) Shortstop Xander Bogaerts agreed to a $4.5 million salary and outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to $3.6 million as seven Boston players avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year deals with the Red Sox. Boston also reached agreements with infielder Brock Holt, catcher Sandy Leon and pitchers Joe Kelly, Robbie Ross Jr. and Tyler Thornburg. Left-handers Fernando Abad and...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval boxing video shows he’s lost a lot of weight

The Red Sox have made it very clear to first baseman Pablo Sandoval that he needs to lose a considerable amount of weight this offseason, and it seems that he’s responded well. Sandoval was recently seen working out sparring with a trainer, and he’s clearly lost at least 20 pounds since the Sox lost to the Jays in the playoffs. This embed is invalid" /> ...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval noticeably slimmer in workout video

Pablo Sandoval looks to be in great shape. The Red Sox third baseman arrived to spring training last year overweight and his season went downhill from there. There was a report the team wouldn’t play him until he lost weight. Then, Sandoval suffered a shoulder injury that required surgery, which ended his season. Fast forward to today and Sandoval’s weight appears to be in check...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval actually appears to be in pretty damn good shape

After being told by the Boston Red Sox to lose weight last offseason, Pablo Sandoval arrived at the team’s camp in February looking like this: Welp. Here it is. Via the @BostonGlobe, the picture that everyone's going to be talking about tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/FbWPrm8DfH — Jared Carrabis (@Jared_Carrabis) February 21, 2016 That was certainly not what the Red Sox had in...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Recap: Chris Young Continues To Mash Southpaws

Welcome to BP Boston’s second annual Roster Recap series. Over the next few months, we’ll be analyzing every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. From MVP-candidate right fielders to reserve relievers, we...
Via BP Boston
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox sign Brian Bogusevic

The Boston Red Sox recently signed Brian Bogusevic to a minor league contract. The 31 year old outfielder/pitcher has flip-flopped between the Astros, Cubs, and Phillies over the length of his major league career. Bogusevic played college baseball at Tulane University where he was a pitcher until being converted to an outfielder by the Astros. Drafted 24th overall in the 2005 MLB...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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