Extra Innings: Will Red Sox miss Salty?
Standing near the stall he inherited from Jason Varitek a couple of years earlier, in a chaotic clubhouse that reeked of victory's sweet stench, Jarrod Saltalamacchia was asked if he'd considered the possibility that that night -- the night the Red Sox beat the Cardinals and became world champions again -- could be his last in a Boston uniform.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
What the Boston Red Sox wouldn't include in their offer to free agent catcher Brian McCann
Yes, the Red Sox pursued Brian McCann, the prize of the free agent catching market who came to an agreement with the New York Yankees over the weekend.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Evan Gattis Will Replace a Franchise Cornerstone, Here is What to Expect
With Brian McCann officially gone, Evan Gattis will likely step into every day duties as the team's starting catcher.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
2014 Catching Options for the Boston Red Sox
It's telling that in the most important moments of the 2013 season for the Boston Red Sox , catcher David Ross was the one behind the plate.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Red Sox Free-Agent Rumors Roundup: Catcher Edition
With the GM meetings all wrapped up in Florida, the hot stove continues to burn with plenty of buzz surrounding the Boston Red Sox.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
MLB - Scatchers' safety up for discussion
Home-plate collisions, like the one David Ross - himself a catcher who suffered post-concussion syndrome earlier in the season - had with the Tigers' Alex Avila, could soon become a thing of the past.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Cherington likely to stick with winning formula
It's appropriate that both the general managers meetings that open Monday in Orlando and the winter meetings that commence in the same locale about a month later are within jogging distance of Fantasyland.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Chad FinnSunday Mail: McCann vs. Saltalamacchia, anti-tanking Celtics, and loser Incognito
McCann is certainly the more accomplished player, a seven-time All-Star who has hit at least 18 homers in each of his eight full seasons, and more than 20 in seven of them.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves' News 11/9
Oct 3, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson hits an RBI single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of game one of the National League divisional series playoff baseball game at Turner Field.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Red Sox Free-Agent Update: Tim Hudson Interests Boston
The Boston Red Sox are interested in free-agent pitcher Tim Hudson, according to Jon Heyman of CBSsports.com reports via Twitter.
Over The Monster
Tim Hudson free agent rumors: Red Sox 'really want' RHP
The Red Sox have plenty of starting pitching, but they also find themselves in a position to take advantage of a weak market through trades.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Amaro says the Phillies can't wait too long for Ruiz to decide
Two years ago this month, a lifelong Phillie hit the free agent market. After testing the open waters, he eventually returned to Philadelphia, as many people had expected.
MLB Free Agents Who Definitely Won't Return to Their 2013 Team
It is a simple yet complex question that in song form is a hit by The Clash: "Should I Stay or Should I Go"? The likes of Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury and Shin-Soo Choo will have the chance to dip their feet into the free-agent market, and if they like change that much, they could go all in with a different ballclub in 2014.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
New York Post
Yankees face crowded market for Brian McCann
With the chances growing Brian McCann will get a fatter contract than the best catcher the game, the Rangers purchased some protection by re-signing catcher Geovany Soto for one year.