2:15 AM EST, Thu December 18, 2014

Lester: Phone call to Pedroia was toughest

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia took the news hard that former teammate and close friend Jon Lester was signing with the Chicago Cubs rather than returning to Boston. Pedroia had tried to convince Lester to re-sign with the Red Sox, so after the left-handed pitcher made his decision, one of his first phone calls was to Pedroia. After Lester’s introductory news conference Monday in Chicago, he told reporters from Boston how difficult it was to make that phone call.
Fenway Nation Dec 15, 2014
Are Sox Moves Enough To Flee AL East Cellar?

Are Sox Moves Enough To Flee AL East Cellar?

The Red Sox have clearly made a significant number of moves this offseason—both to bolster an anemic offense and populate a vacant rotation. And, while there's plenty of off-season to go, how does the current make-up of the team project in the AL East? The additions of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez add length and depth to the line-up—even with the departure of Yoenis Cespedes. Boston should score a lot more runs—helping to recover from the pathetic 3.9 runs per game they scored in 2014. One can envision a line-up of (something like): Rusney Castillo, Dustin Pedroia, Ramirez, David...

Lester's decision focus of winter meetings

SAN DIEGO -- Jon Lester was 10 years old when he first set foot in Fenway Park. His family had made the cross-country trek from Washington state to visit friends in New England. Lester was 18 when he was drafted in the second round by the Red Sox in 2002. He was signed by Gary Rajsich, now the Orioles’ scouting director, electing to go professional instead of accepting a scholarship to Arizona State, where one of his teammates would have been an All-Pac 10 shortstop named Dustin Pedroia.
Fenway Nation Nov 28, 2014

Top 10 Things Sox Fans Should Be Grateful For

#10—The likelihood that the 2015 offense will no longer look like a AAA offense.#9—The fact that Shane Victorino is healthy and might return to 2013 form.#8—The fact that Koji Uehara is still closing for the team.#7—The fact that the organization has youthful depth at pitcher, catcher and shortstop.#6—The fact that you could convene a Minyan with the number of OFs on the team.#5—The fact that Xander Bogaerts is one of the most talented players in the game.#4—The fact that we will have a new goofy cult hero in Pablo Sandoval.#3—Two words: Dustin Pedroia.#2—The fact that we...

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