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Mike Napoli puts down roots
THE BEARD IS BACK: Mike Napoli, who agreed to a two-year contract with the Red Sox last night, hugs Clay Buchholz after the team's World Series victory in October.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Over The Monster
Jacoby Ellsbury reminds us of the pain and joy that comes with not rooting for the Yankees
We have all suspected for some time that Jacoby Ellsbury would leave the Red Sox this off-season, but few would have guessed he would be off to the dark-side.
Naples Daily News
Ninth Annual Evening with the Red Sox scheduled for Feb. 24 at JetBlue Park
This story is contributed by a member of the Naples community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Naples Daily News The Ninth Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County's Evening with the Red Sox dinner and auction is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 24. "Last year, we had the largest turnout with more than 310 in attendance," said Jim Larkin, ... (more)
Silverman: Yankees Have Much Work To Do Following Cano Defection
They are going to try to spin the loss of Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners in the best way possible.
Deep Left Field
Finding The Indians An Exploitable Quirk For 2014
The Boston Red Sox proved last season that to win a World Series in the 21st Century, you need a quirk, a calling card, something for the team to rally around.
Dustin Pedroia reacts to Robinson Cano deal with Mariners
When Dustin Pedroia signed an 8-year, $110 million extension with the Red Sox this summer, we all wondered how much Pedroia shortchanged himself in order to remain a Red Sox.
Over The Monster
Jon Lester extension: Lester wants to stay in Boston, could offer Red Sox a discount
Jon Lester could offer the Red Sox a discount if it means seeing out the rest of his career in Boston.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vin Sylvia: After Ellsbury: Give the kids a chance
SO, now what? With Jacoby Ellsbury having followed the Johnny Damon Trail to New York, Jarrod Saltalamacchia back in his native Florida and A.J. Pierzynski set to antagonize Red Sox opponents as Salty's successor, what's next for Sox general manager Ben Cherington, aka the Pride of Plainfield? Not much, I hope.
Ellsbury's exit is no big surprise
I never worried about my hair. Not for one second. And that's no small statement.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Providence Journal
Pierzynski excited for chance to win with Red Sox
During two of the last three postseasons. A.J. Pierzynski has exchanged his chest protector for a microphone, working for the FOX network in its on-site pregame and postgame shows during the World Series.
What's next for the Sox in center field?
Back during his days at Oregon State, even before Boston selected him with the 23rd pick of the 2005 amateur draft, Jacoby Ellsbury was playing his part as the next coming of Johnny Damon -- this time at Halloween, when he was stuck without a get-up until a friend opened his closet and pulled out a Red Sox jersey.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New York Daily News
Lupica: Ellsbury mega-deal just Yankees being Yankees
Jacoby Ellsbury is the Yankees new center fielder in what many call a surprising signing on Tuesday.
Thanks for the memories, Jacoby
Meanwhile, State Run Media hails the greatness of Bobby V. hourly from Fort Myers.
Reputation vs. reality with Pierzynski
A.J. Pierzynski isn't shy about expressing his emotions, but he also is known as someone who plays hard and plays to win.
The Providence Journal
Red Sox Depth Chart: Only questions at second base surround depth
The Red Sox found themselves back on top of the baseball world in 2013 quicker than anybody could have imagined.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Boston Red Sox Rumors: Stephen Drew Return Could Make Sense
As has been mentioned many times before, the Boston Red Sox have four key free agents that they do seem somewhat interested in re-signing.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Ben Cherington, Red Sox stick to plan while they can
The Red Sox' newfound model of limiting the length of contracts and picking up good-value players won Ben Cherington a World Series and the executive of the year award last month.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Bringing back veteran SS Stephen Drew makes sense for Sox
Ideally Player X would be a veteran left-handed-hitting shortstop on a short-term contract who could help Bogaerts ease into the position, perhaps even in a platoon, with Bogaerts shifting to third against righties.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
2014 MLB Free Agents Whose Stats Don't Tell the Truth
Even for fans who have a more traditional outlook when it comes to statistics, baseball is still a game of numbers.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Red Sox playing the waiting game
By the time Thanksgiving came around last year, Ben Cherington had already begun reparations to a Red Sox roster and culture that 11 months later would have Boston fans lining a parade route by the thousands to give thanks.