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Red Sox, Victorino Agree to 3-Year, $39 Million Deal – Fenway Park 12-9-12

On the heels of the Mike Napoli signing, the Red Sox also completed the same deal for Shane Victorino last week.  Victorino will platrol right field at Fenway Park for the Red Sox for the next 3 years and he’ll make $39 million for doing so.  Not a bad move for either side.  Right Field [...]

Closer Andrew Bailey Needs Surgery on Right Thumb – Fenway Park 4/3/12

Wow – this is not good – looks like Andrew Bailey is going to need surgery to repair a ligament in his right thumb.  The injury occurred back on March 21st, but Bailey continued to pitch despite the discomfort.  Recovery from a ulnar collateral ligament surgery typically takes about 3 months, so Bailey is going [...]

Red Sox Sign Ross Ohlendorf and Mauro Gomez – Fenway Park 2/17/12

The Red Sox signed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract with a spring training invite this week.  Ohlendorf made 9 starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011, but spent most of the season on the DL.  He has a career record of 14-28 with a 4.77 ERA. Mauro Gomez also received a spring [...]

Red Sox, Ortiz Avoid Arbitration Hearing with 1-Year, $14.575 Million Deal – Fenway Park 2/13/12

The Red Sox and David Ortiz agreed upon a 1-year, $14.575 deal for the 2012 MLB season thereby avoiding a scheduled hearing for today.  Both sides appear to be happy with the result. Ortiz said – “I feel happy since I avoided going to arbitration.  People are used to seeing me with the Red Sox [...]

All Quiet on the Oswalt Front – Fenway Park 2/3/12

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington has given the impression that it is unlikely that the Red Sox will add a starting pitcher before the start of the 2012 MLB campaign.  The Roy Oswalt rumors keep swirling, but with the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals also making strong plays for the righty, it doesn’t appear [...]

Could Red Sox Go To Arbitration Hearing With David Ortiz? Fenway Park 1/31/12

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington is mum on whether or not the team and DH David Ortiz will be able to sign a deal before the scheduled arbitration hearing.  The Red Sox have offered Big Papi $12.65 million while the big slugger countered with $16.5 million.  Since Ortiz had a solid 2011 season and since [...]

Red Sox, Ryan Sweeney Agree To 1-Year, $1.75 Million Deal – Fenway Park 1/16/12

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from your friends at MyRedSoxToday.com! Over the weekend, the Red Sox and Ryan Sweeney agreed upon a 1-year, $1.75 million deal for the 2012 MLB season.  Sweeney came over from the A’s in the Josh Reddick for Andrew Bailey deal.  Sweeney will have a chance to compete for some [...]

Daniel Bard Could Be Option for Starting Rotation – Fenway Park – 12/6/11

GM Ben Cherington has all but said the Red Sox will not go after a big name starting pitcher free agent like C.J. Wilson or Mark Buehrle.  So does that mean Daniel Bard is a “lock” to become a starter in 2012?  We’ll have to see how it all plays out, but that could be [...]

Bobby Valentine Heads to the DR to Recruit David Ortiz – Fenway Park 12/2/11

New Manager Bobby Valentine is headed to the Dominican Republic to recruit free agent DH David Ortiz. Ortiz has repeatedly stated that he wants to remain in Boston.  But he is looking for a long-term deal at 36-years of age. The Red Sox have offered Ortiz arbitration.  That means that he would have to accept [...]

Red Sox Introduce Bobby Valentine as New Manager – Fenway Park 12/1/11

It’s official – Bobby Valentine is the new Red Sox Manager.  Ben Cherington made the announcement on Thursday afternoon and is thrilled with the choice – “I’m very confident we’ve found the right person in Bobby Valentine”.  Cherington went on to say that he thought Valentine had the ability to show care for his players [...]