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Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, David Ortiz, Mitch Moreland

Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, David Ortiz, Mitch Moreland

Today’s links look at the prospects dealt for Chris Sale, the payroll situation, and the likelihood of another trade involving a starting pitcher. Ben Carsley has his analysis of the Chris Sale deal. (Ben Carsley; BP Boston) Here is a write-up of the hitting prospects that went from Boston to Chicago in the trade. (Ian Cundall; Sox Prospects) And here are the pitching prospects. (Ian Cundall; Sox Prospects) For what it’s worth, Sale isn’t really worried about who is being called the ace of the staff. (Jen McCaffrey; Masslive) With their big moves having been made, the Red Sox...
The Republican Dec 7, 2016

David Ortiz teases return to 2017 Boston Red Sox after Chris Sale trade

Longtime Red Sox DH David Ortiz filed his retired papers Nov. 15 but he teased a comeback on his Instagram account after the Red Sox traded for Chris Sale.
Baltimore Sun Dec 5, 2016

Adam Jones mows Buck Showalter's lawn in offseason, didn't like O's gift to David Ortiz

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones went to former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's charity golf tournament this weekend. Fortunately, MLB.com and Boston media did, too.
CSN New England Dec 5, 2016

What realistic options do Red Sox have to replace David Ortiz?

Jason Mastrodonato joins Sports Sunday to discuss what realistic options the Boston Red Sox have to replace David Ortiz next season.
CSN New England Dec 4, 2016

Mastrodonato: What are realistic options for Sox to replace Ortiz?

Jason Mastrodonato joins Sports Sunday to discuss what realistic options the Red Sox have to replace David Ortiz next season.
Fenway Nation Dec 4, 2016
Red Sox Show Interest In Pedro Alvarez As New DH

Red Sox Show Interest In Pedro Alvarez As New DH

Pedro Alvarez—WHY?????The Red Sox continue to act like small-market losers—not big-market winners—in their effort to replace retiring David Ortiz at DH. The latest foray into the dregs of major league baseball is lifetime .240 hitter Pedro Alvarez. Last season—on the strength of a one-year $5.75M contract with the Orioles—Alvarez hit a "robust" .249 with 22 HRs and 49 RBIs in 376 plate appearances. Great for AAA, but not for a pennant contender. What is John Henry thinking? Maybe he's looking eastward again toward his foreign soccer team—which for once under his ownership is...

David Ortiz: Red Sox should discuss long-term extensions with young stars

David Ortiz: Red Sox should discuss long-term extensions with young stars
Full Count | WEEI Dec 2, 2016

David Ortiz proclaims Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr. ‘are baseball’

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — While the Red Sox’ focus these days remain on finding a replacement for David Ortiz and an eighth-inning relief pitcher, according to the former Red Sox designated hitter there should be something else on the organization’s radar. Don’t forget about saving some money for Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts and Jackie […]
Full Count | WEEI Dec 2, 2016

David Ortiz isn’t backing off endorsement for Edwin Encarnacion

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — David Ortiz understands that it’s not just as simple as picking his replacement and signing him. But that doesn’t mean he can offer his recommendations. Talking at his annual celebrity golf outing, Ortiz reiterated what he said about free agent Edwin Encarnacion, first in April, and then at the All-Star […]
Full Count | WEEI Dec 2, 2016

David Ortiz is still retired and talking Donald Trump, Kate Upton, Rob Gronkowski, job with Red Sox

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — How could you tell David Ortiz has been immersed in his annual celebrity golf tournament to raise money for the former designated hitter’s foundation? He hadn’t heard the news about Rob Gronkowski. “That’s not good,” said Ortiz when informed of Gronkowski’s back surgery. “Actually, you know what, yesterday I was […]
Full Count | WEEI Dec 2, 2016

Hanley Ramirez isn’t recruiting free agents in Dominican Republic, but he is planning on playing playing winter ball there

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — Hanley Ramirez would seem to have plenty of opportunities over the weekend to make a pitch to potential Red Sox free agent targets. Ramirez, after all, is joining the likes of Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, Dexter Fowle and Aroldis Chapman at the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic. But Ramirez explained […]
The Republican Nov 30, 2016
Red Sox's David Ortiz wins Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award for eighth time

Red Sox's David Ortiz wins Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award for eighth time

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, who also won the 2016 American League Hank Aaron award for the best hitter in the league, bashed 38 homers and drove in 127 runs.
The Republican Nov 30, 2016

Boston Red Sox rumors: Could Mike Napoli return to Boston as David Ortiz's replacement?

Mike Napoli represents a short-term solution as opposed to Edwin Encarnacion who likely will receive a four- or five-year contract and may sign within the week.
Rotoworld Nov 30, 2016

David Ortiz wins Edgar Martinez Award - David Ortiz (DH) Boston Red Sox

David Ortiz has been named the winner of the Edgar Martinez Award.
Fenway Nation Nov 30, 2016

Fame Of Mookie Betts Reaches Ugly Sweater Level

It's official. AL MVP runner-up Mookie Betts is now an icon. And, for a mere $49.99 you too can own an ugly sweater paying homage to the Red Sox right-fielder. And, man, is it ever ugly! Emblazoned with an image of Mookie in a Santa hat displaying his Gold Glove, the sweater reads: 'Betts XMas Ever!' Yikes. According to Fresh Brewed Tees (the people who make the ugly things), the sweater is a 50/50 cotton/polyester blend. But, we guarantee you, it's 100% ugly. In case your cringe factor isn't ratcheted all the way up, there's also a sweater for David Ortiz. It tastefully reads: 'Papi Noel'....

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