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NESN.com Jan 25, 2023

This Kiké Hernández Tweet Hints At New Role For Red Sox

Much has been made about the Boston Red Sox’s future at shortstop. After watching Xander Bogaerts depart for the San Diego Padres on a monster contract and Trevor Story go down with an elbow injury that is likely to end his season, the Red Sox were left looking for answers up the middle. While the […] The post This Kiké Hernández Tweet Hints At New Role For Red Sox appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 25, 2023

Rafael Devers Reveals Conversation With Xander Bogaerts After Signing Red Sox Extension

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — At first this offseason, Rafael Devers watched as the Boston Red Sox didn’t retain Xander Bogaerts for the long-term as he signed a massive deal with the San Diego Padres. Devers didn’t meet the same fate as Bogaerts, though. Instead, the 26-year-old third baseman inked a 10-year extension worth a reported $313.5 […] The post Rafael Devers Reveals Conversation With Xander Bogaerts After Signing Red Sox Extension appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster Jan 25, 2023
Looking For the Next Rob Refsnyder

Looking For the Next Rob Refsnyder

Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via Which Players on Minor League Deals Will Help the Red Sox in 2023? Most of the air in the offseason room is swallowed up by the blockbuster deals. The Rangers paid how much for Jacob deGrom? How many years were on the Xander Bogaerts contract? Who is Carlos Correa playing for again? Much of the remaining oxygen is reserved for the more garden variety and under-the-radar signings. The Red Sox may have gotten Adam Duvall for a steal! How are the Rays going to turn Zach Eflin into a Cy Young candidate? What attention remains among...
NESN.com Jan 24, 2023

How Adalberto Mondesi Trade Could Impact Red Sox’s 2023 Plans

The Red Sox addressed one of their most glaring weaknesses Tuesday, acquiring infielder Adalberto Mondesi in a trade with the Royals. Boston, which shipped left-handed reliever Josh Taylor to Kansas City in the deal, desperately needed reinforcement up the middle after losing Xander Bogaerts to the San Diego Padres in free agency and Trevor Story […] The post How Adalberto Mondesi Trade Could Impact Red Sox’s 2023 Plans appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 23, 2023

How Triston Casas Views Potential Contract Extension With Red Sox

The Red Sox recently signed Rafael Devers to a 10-year contract extension, a huge commitment to a homegrown star after Boston traded Mookie Betts and lost Xander Bogaerts to free agency. Could Triston Casas be next in line for a long-term deal? The rookie first baseman still is getting his feet wet in the majors, […] The post How Triston Casas Views Potential Contract Extension With Red Sox appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster Jan 19, 2023
Hello Darkness, My Old... Duran?

Hello Darkness, My Old... Duran?

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Our short-term solution to a second baseman couldn’t possibly be a guy we’ve become acquainted to seeing in the outfield, is it? Following an array of varying roster moves, the Red Sox 2023 depth chart is seemingly changing by the day. These transactions range from signing our closer of the present, Kenley Jansen (good?), to finally extending Rafael Devers to a long-term contract (good!), to designating Trevor Story as inactive due to elbow surgery (not so good…) following Xander Bogaerts’ departure to San Diego (inexplicably bad)...
NESN.com Jan 16, 2023

Scott Boras Names Three Teams (Besides Padres) That Targeted Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts had no shortage of suitors in Major League Baseball free agency. This is obvious to those who followed Bogaerts’ first trip to the open market, which ended with him leaving the Red Sox and signing an 11-year, $280 million contract with the Padres. And it’s a sentiment that recently was echoed by Bogaerts’ […] The post Scott Boras Names Three Teams (Besides Padres) That Targeted Xander Bogaerts appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster Jan 16, 2023
Red Sox Links: The Sox Were Never Going To Sign Xander Bogaerts

Red Sox Links: The Sox Were Never Going To Sign Xander Bogaerts

Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/ The latest Red Sox news and links from around the tubes. Remember those brief, glorious few hours when it seemed like a rock solid certainty that the Red Sox would resign Xander Bogaerts? According to Xander’s agent Scott Boras, there never was much of a chance. “It was just really clear to us there was a separation where Boston was going to go for Bogaerts,” Boras said. “They probably made a decision they were going to sign [Rafael] Devers, and were going to pay only one of them. So we knew at the forefront that Bogey...
NESN.com Jan 14, 2023

MLB Rumors: Red Sox Interested In Power-Hitting Outfielder

With Xander Bogaerts’ departure and now an injury to Trevor Story, there’s plenty of uncertainty up the middle of the diamond for the Boston Red Sox. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom may have an answer to one of those question marks, though. With it possible that Kiké Hernández moves from center field to […] The post MLB Rumors: Red Sox Interested In Power-Hitting Outfielder appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 12, 2023

Red Sox Rumors: Boston Looked Into Talented Veteran Shortstop

The Red Sox might have a middle-infield problem. A significant void was created in Boston last month when longtime shortstop Xander Bogaerts left the organization to sign an 11-year deal with the San Diego Padres. Some expected Trevor Story would move over to shortstop upon Bogaerts’ departure, but the former is set to miss extended […] The post Red Sox Rumors: Boston Looked Into Talented Veteran Shortstop appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 12, 2023

Was Rafael Devers Concerned Red Sox Wouldn’t Commit Long-Term?

Rafael Devers had a front row seat for the 2020 trade of Mookie Betts and December departure of Xander Bogaerts, two beloved members of the Boston Red Sox organization who reached long-term deals elsewhere. But Devers never felt as though the club would not commit to him when the time was right. The time proved […] The post Was Rafael Devers Concerned Red Sox Wouldn’t Commit Long-Term? appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 12, 2023

Alex Cora Jokingly Threatened Xander Bogaerts After Padres Made Offer

Alex Cora, like everyone else in the Red Sox organization, would have loved to see Xander Bogaerts re-sign with Boston this Major League Baseball offseason. But when the Padres pulled out all the stops for Bogaerts in free agency, there wasn’t a doubt in the Red Sox manager’s mind about what the star shortstop needed […] The post Alex Cora Jokingly Threatened Xander Bogaerts After Padres Made Offer appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 12, 2023

How Red Sox Owner Felt About Boston Losing Xander Bogaerts

Wednesday was an exciting day for the Red Sox, who signed franchise cornerstone Rafael Devers to a 10-year contract extension. The deal for Devers was finalized just over a month after Boston reached a vastly different conclusion with another homegrown talent. Xander Bogaerts, who joined the Red Sox organization all the way back in 2009, […] The post How Red Sox Owner Felt About Boston Losing Xander Bogaerts appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 11, 2023

Dodgers Reportedly In Line To Acquire Potential Red Sox Target

The Red Sox are in the hunt for more depth at the middle infield position, and Boston can cross at least one name off its potential list. Trevor Story underwent a right elbow procedure that will sideline him for several months into the 2023 Major League Baseball season. Xander Bogaerts signed with the San Diego […] The post Dodgers Reportedly In Line To Acquire Potential Red Sox Target appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jan 11, 2023

Eight Shortstops Red Sox Could Target After Trevor Story Injury

Trevor Story’s injury compounded an issue that already existed for the Boston Red Sox. Who will play shortstop — and second base, for that matter — in 2023? Xander Bogaerts’ departure obviously left a huge void, which the Red Sox planned to address by shifting Story to shortstop, his natural position with the Colorado Rockies […] The post Eight Shortstops Red Sox Could Target After Trevor Story Injury appeared first on NESN.com.

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