8:09 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Over the Monster 54 mins ago
Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Jon Lester, Tom Menino

Daily Red Sox Links: David Ortiz, Jon Lester, Tom Menino

Today's links look (again) at the possibilities of picking Jon Lester back up, and David Ortiz remembers a friend in the late Mayor Menino. Here's hoping that the "constructive conversation" Ben Cherington wants to have goes better than contract negotiations during the season went. (Jason Mastrodonato; MassLive) And that, after this is all over, they get someone they are looking for. Whether it be Lester, James Shields or Andrew Miller. (Ricky Doyle; NESN) Also, that they learn from their "idle October" ... (Alex Speier; WEEI) ... and understand that letting the young prospects develop...
Boston Herald 6 hours ago

Red Sox close two-year deal with Koji Uehara

All along, the Red Sox insisted that neither Koji Uehara’s late-season struggles nor the specter of his 40th birthday in April would diminish their desire to re-sign him.Yesterday, they proved it.And then they doubled down.

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Thumb injury ends Rusney Castillo's Arizona Fall League season

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington downplayed the thumb injury that will sideline Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for the rest of the season in the Arizona Fall League, but given the team's history with similar injuries suffered by Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis in recent years, there are grounds for at least some concern. Cherington said Thursday night that Castillo, who played in just eight games in Arizona, has been shut down with a strained adductor muscle in his right thumb.
The Republican 9 hours ago

Late Boston mayor Thomas Menino left his heart with the Red Sox as Fenway Park preservationist

Late mayor Thomas Menino always loved visiting Fenway Park.

The Hot Stove Show Is Back!

Mut, Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back and talking not only Red Sox, but MLB Hot Stove. They talk with Red Sox GM Ben Cherington, and take some phone calls about some of the Red Sox potential moves.
The Republican 11 hours ago

Rusney Castillo's finger injury in Arizona Fall League considered minor

Given that the 27-year-old played in just 10 games for the Red Sox this September, the Red Sox were hoping Castillo would get at least 200 plate appearances this winter.
The Republican 14 hours ago

John Lackey's league minimum option for 2015 exercised by St. Louis Cardinals

After posting a 3.60 ERA in 21 starts with the Red Sox this season, Lackey was traded to the Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig.
The Republican 15 hours ago

Kevin Youkilis, three-time All-Star with Boston Red Sox, to retire at age 35

Youkilis hit .215 in just 79 plate appearances with the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan this season
Full Count | WEEI 17 hours ago

Koji Uehara among four Red Sox declared free agents

The conclusion of the World Series marked the pivot from the baseball season to the offseason, and with it, the arrival of the market frenzy. As of today, 121 players have been declared free agents who are eligible to sign with any team beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 12:01 a.m. Between now and then, […]
Full Count | WEEI 21 hours ago

Live Chat: Alex Speier talks Red Sox offseason, Top 10 prospect list, noon

Join Alex Speier of WEEI.com for a live chat to talk all things Red Sox offseason, as well as his Baseball America list in which Speier ranks the Red Sox’ Top 10 prospects. Join Speier for the chat at noon, and listen to him, Rob Bradford and Mike Mutnansky for the “Hot Stove Show” at […]
Odds of Red Sox Winning 2015 World Series Open at 22/1

Odds of Red Sox Winning 2015 World Series Open at 22/1

Your Boston Red Sox are pegged as a 22/1 shot to take home the trophy, same odds as the Yankees.
Let the Hot Stove Season Begin: Important Dates on the Red Sox and MLB Calendar

Let the Hot Stove Season Begin: Important Dates on the Red Sox and MLB Calendar

With the 2014 World Series in the books, the baseball offseason is on. Let's take a quick look ahead at some dates of note coming up on the Red Sox and MLB calendar.
While Reliving the Championships, Don't Forget to Enjoy the Dominant Red Sox of 2007

While Reliving the Championships, Don't Forget to Enjoy the Dominant Red Sox of 2007

The ultimate title came in 2004, and 2013 remains fresh in the minds of many. But as the anniversaries of the Sox' three most recent championships are marked, let's not forget about 2007 -- because it might've been the best team in the bunch.
Boston Herald Oct 30, 2014
Red Sox ready as free agency begins

Red Sox ready as free agency begins

Now that the World Series has ended, the fun really begins.At 9 a.m. today, players who don’t have contracts for 2015 will automatically become free agents, setting in motion another frenzied offseason across baseball.For the Red Sox, that means closer Koji Uehara, backup catcher David Ross and reliever Burke Badenhop will start their search for employment, either here or elsewhere.
Full Count | WEEI Oct 29, 2014

Madison Bumgarner leads Giants to 7th game win over Royals, 3rd World Series title in 5 years

A World Series that lacked drama through most of the first six games evidently saved its thrills for the winner-take-all Game 7, with the San Francisco Giants emerging to claim a 3-2 victory over the Royals. The Giants are champions for the third time in five years, making them the first team since the 1998-2000 […]
Full Count | WEEI Oct 29, 2014

Report: Cubs to hire Joe Maddon as manager

Evidently, after all those years managing indoors, Joe Maddon sought sunlight. According to a report from CBSSports.com, which cited multiple industry sources, the Cubs are expected to hire Maddon to be their manager. Maddon opted out of his deal with the Rays last week after he proved unable to work out an extension with Tampa […]

Red Sox Player News

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  • 1 Craig Breslow

    Craig Breslow

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  • David Ortiz

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  • Mike Napoli

    Mike Napoli

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