5:27 AM EST, Wed December 07, 2016
Kansas City Star 13 hours ago
Blockbuster trade of Chris Sale sends ripples throughout the AL Central division

Blockbuster trade of Chris Sale sends ripples throughout the AL Central division

The American League Central is minus one ace. The Chicago White Sox shook up the Winter Meetings on Tuesday afternoon, sending left-hander Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox in …
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Red Sox's addition of Chris Sale compounds Orioles' issues with left-handed pitching

With the news of a reported blockbuster winter meetings trade that is sending left-hander Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox from the Chicago White Sox, the fact that the Orioles had such trouble hitting left-handed pitching in 2016 is going to become an even bigger problem next year.
Orioles Insider | Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

With Chris Sale going to Boston, Orioles issues with left-handed pitching

The Orioles’ batting splits just became a bit more troublesome. With the news of a reported blockbuster Winter Meetings trade that is sending left-hander Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox from the Chicago White Sox, the fact that the Orioles had such trouble hitting left-handed pitching in 2016...
CSN Chicago 12 hours ago

Michael Kopech, Luis Basabe, Victor Diaz and the rest of the return for Chris Sale

The White Sox return for Chris Sale has been generally praised in the aftermath of Tuesday’s megadeal with the Boston Red Sox, with

Rays re-sign radio man Andy Freed to 3-year deal

There is news of a signing by the Rays this morning, as radio broadcaster Andy Freed has agreed to new a three-year deal that will keep him behind the mic through 2019. Freed and partner Dave Wills joined the Rays in 2005.Wills is signed through the 2017 season.  

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Full Count | WEEI 6 hours ago

Dave Dombrowski, John Farrell reveal how Chris Sale deal was done

The Red Sox have wanted Chris Sale since Dave Dombrowski took control of the baseball operations in 2015. But only in the last week did the White Sox finally decide they were ready to deal. On Friday, after baseball and its players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement, Dombrowski’s phone rang. White Sox counterpart […]
New York Post 7 hours ago
Yankees taking a long look at Mets cast-off

Yankees taking a long look at Mets cast-off

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Yankees have an interest in infielder Ruben Tejada on a minor league deal. Released by the Mets last March, Tejada was signed by the Cardinals three days later. The Cardinals let him go June 1 and the Giants signed him June 17. In a combined 36 big league games Tejada...
CSN New England 7 hours ago

Britton: Concern is, can Sandoval be a defensive nightmare again?

Mike Felger, Lou Merloni, and Tim Britton discuss the amount of faith the Red Sox are putting in Pablo Sandoval to return as a good player after missing majority of 2016 season.
Toronto Sun 7 hours ago
Blue Jays GM Atkins exploring all options to fill roster holes

Blue Jays GM Atkins exploring all options to fill roster holes

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Dexter Fowler. Edwin Encarnacion. Michael Saunders. Jose Bautista … pick a name, any name.
Full Count | WEEI 9 hours ago

David Ortiz teases Red Sox fans with Instagram post hinting of rethinking retiring following Chris Sale trade

The news of Red Sox trading for Chris Sale quickly spread around baseball on Tuesday, including to David Ortiz. The former Red Sox designated hitter posted a picture on Instagram from the Red Sox’ account of a picture of Sale with the caption: My god my boy sale to Btown? You guys got me thinking […]
Newark Star-Ledger 9 hours ago
MLB hot stove: Why Yankees' Aroldis Chapman chase may end soon

MLB hot stove: Why Yankees' Aroldis Chapman chase may end soon

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says ...
The Republican 10 hours ago
Boston Red Sox free agency: Will new 1B Mitch Moreland thrive at Fenway? He has 1.061 OPS in 14 games there

Boston Red Sox free agency: Will new 1B Mitch Moreland thrive at Fenway? He has 1.061 OPS in 14 games there

Is the left-handed hitting Mitch Moreland's swing made for Fenway? Will he thrive playing his home games there? He has a .341/.378/.683/1.061 line at Fenway.
The Republican 10 hours ago
Hanely Ramirez to get more at-bats as Red Sox DH, Mitch Moreland at first

Hanely Ramirez to get more at-bats as Red Sox DH, Mitch Moreland at first

Hanley Ramirez to see more time at DH with Mitch Moreland manning first base.
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

Yankees GM Brian Cashman says Red Sox are now Golden State Warriors of baseball

In the wake of the Red Sox acquiring left-hander Chris Sale to complete what could be a tremendous rotation in Boston, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman found his thoughts drifting to the NBA. Speaking in Maryland at the winter meetings on Tuesday to Yankees beat reporters, including Newsday’s Erik Boland, Cashman compared the Red Sox […]

Duquette on Trumbo, free agent and trade talks, bullpen and more - School of Roch

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - So, what did we learn today about the Orioles at the Winter Meetings? They're still focused on outfielders and catchers, whether via free agency or trade. I was told by multiple sources that the Orioles weren't scheduled to meet with Mark Trumbo's representatives, contradicting a report,...
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

John Farrell not ready to name Opening Day starter

On a team with two former Cy Young award winners — including the reigning champ — what happens when you add a pitcher everyone assumes will claim the award himself one day? If you’re Red Sox manager John Farrell, the first question you’re asked is who starts on Opening Day? Conducting his annual press conference […]
Full Count | WEEI 11 hours ago

Red Sox reportedly reach deal with first baseman Mitch Moreland, completing (maybe?) wild day at Winter Meetings

Dave Dombrowski is fitting all of his Christmas shopping into one day. With ace Chris Sale and reliever Tyler Thornburg already in the fold, the Red Sox made more news on Tuesday night by agreeing to a one-year deal with free-agent first baseman Mitch Moreland, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports. Moreland, 31, spent the […]

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  • 5 Tyler Thornburg

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  • 3 Pablo Sandoval

    Pablo Sandoval

    Britton: Concern is, can Sandoval be a defensive nightmare again?

  • 2 Carson Smith

    Carson Smith

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  • 1 Manny Machado

    Manny Machado

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