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Padres complicate any Red Sox trade for Cole Hamels

Padres complicate any Red Sox trade for Cole Hamels

The Red Sox weren't going to have it easy with Hamels to begin with. The Padres only make things that much more difficult. The Red Sox don't need an ace, but it sure would be lovely if they had one atop their rotation in 2015 and beyond if possible. The extra security an ace provides in terms of both innings and production is welcome to any rotation, but especially one with some of the question marks Boston's has. That's why, even though trade discussions for Cole Hamels haven't necessarily gone their way, they haven't been ended entirely: the price could always drop to a point where it...
Pedro Martinez wins Fuchs Award

Pedro Martinez wins Fuchs Award

Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez has won the Fuchs Award from the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. The award for long and meritorious service to baseball is named for Judge Emil Fuchs, the former owner of the Boston Braves. Past winners of the silver platter awarded since 1959 include Hank Aaron, Marvin Miller and Ernie Harwell. In a 17-year career with the Dodgers, Montreal Expos, Red Sox, Mets and Phillies, Martinez posted a 219-100 record with a 2.

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Full Count | WEEI Dec 19, 2014

Sources: David Ross agrees to two-year deal with Cubs; Craig Breslow deciding between Red Sox, Chicago

According to a major league source, David Ross has agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Cubs. The 37 year old had narrowed his decision down to the Red Sox, Padres and Cubs prior to Friday. The Red Sox, however, appear to be on the verge of acquiring Ryan Hanigan from San Diego […]
The Republican Dec 19, 2014
Chicago Cubs claim former Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers

Chicago Cubs claim former Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers

Once a minor league superstar, the former catching prospect never caught on with the Red Sox.
The Republican Dec 19, 2014

Report: Chicago Cubs to sign former Red Sox catcher David Ross

The Red Sox were interested in bringing Ross back for another season.
The Republican Dec 19, 2014
Former Red Sox RHP Jake Peavy agrees to 2-year, $24M deal to stay with Giants

Former Red Sox RHP Jake Peavy agrees to 2-year, $24M deal to stay with Giants

Peavy gets a $4 million signing bonus, $7 million next season and $13 million in 2016. The deal includes a full no-trade provision and award bonuses.
Full Count | WEEI Dec 19, 2014

Wade Miley on Hot Stove show: ‘You can’t tell me Babe Ruth ever stopped eating gluten’

New Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley checked in with Rob Bradford, Alex Speier and Mike Mutnansky on Thursday’s Hot Stove show, and the left-hander clarified his view of the gluten controversy with his former team, the Diamondbacks. To hear the interview, go to the WEEI audio on demand page. Miley said his initial comments about […]

Rick Porcello: Red Sox Are Going to Need 'Five Aces' To Get Job Done

When asked if he felt he could step up and become the ace of the staff, newly-minted Red Sox righthander Rick Porcello deflected the questions, instead saying everyone had to be an ace on the 2015 staff.
The Republican Dec 19, 2014
Jon Lester opens up: 'Probably yes' to Boston Red Sox for $120 million last spring

Jon Lester opens up: 'Probably yes' to Boston Red Sox for $120 million last spring

Lester would've taken five years, $120 million. But nobody was offering that back in February, nor should they have.
Boston Herald Dec 19, 2014
No reason to rush into Cole Hamels deal

No reason to rush into Cole Hamels deal

A few weeks ago, an executive from a team that had spoken with the Phillies about trading for Cole Hamels speculated that Philadelphia’s asking price — a multiplayer package headed by at least two “elite” prospects — would invariably come down later in the offseason.Don’t count on it.

Jon Lester 'probably' would have taken 5-year, $120M Red Sox extension last spring

By now it's clear that the Boston Red Sox's initial extension offer of four years, $70 million to left-handed pitcher Jon Lester during spring training wasn't enough for the two sides to get a deal done. But, hypothetically, say the Red Sox offered Lester a deal similar to the one that Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee got as a free agent in 2010 -- five years, $120 million. Would Lester have taken that deal? "You go back in time and you look at it and you go, 'Probably, yes,' Lester said Thursday night in an appearance on WEEI's Hot Stove show.
Full Count | WEEI Dec 18, 2014

Jon Lester would’ve said ‘probably yes’ to 5-year/$120 million offer during spring training from Red Sox

Former Red Sox pitcher and current Cubs pitcher Jon Lester joined the Hot Stove Show Thursday night with Mike Mutnansky, Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss what the free agent process was like, what the negotiations last spring training were like with the Red Sox, and also what it was like the hours and […]

Jon Lester says he would probably have signed with the Red Sox for 5 years and $120M last spring training

Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Jon talks about his experiences with free agency, what it would have taken to sign him to the Red Sox last season, and his experiences with fans since signing with the Cubs.

Wade Miley talks gluten, swamp people, and coming to the A.L. East

Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with newly signed Red Sox pitcher, Wade Miley. They talk about the story that came out about the D-Backs wanting him to switch to a gluten-free diet, and what he expects coming from the N.L. West to the A.L. East.

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