Wednesday Dec 4
Red Sox sign C Pierzynski to 1-year deal
The Boston Red Sox began rebuilding for their World Series title defense Wednesday when they signed free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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.
Chad FinnA.J. Pierzynski will win over Red Sox fans
Believe it or not, that's meant as a compliment, sort of. A.J. Pierzynski , the veteran catcher who, as first reported by CBS Sports's Jon Heyman, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Red Sox, is the quintessential love-him-on-your-team, want-to-punch-him-in-his-smirking-face-if-he's-an-opponent player.
The Hate Is On
Red Sox Agree to One Year Deal with Pierzynski 2013: Pierzynski Downplays Heated Exchange With Yu Darvish 2012: A.J. Was Named 'The Most Hated Man in Baseball' by Men's Journal 2011: Anthony John Voted 'Baseball's Meanest Player' in Sports Illustrated 2006: A.J. Was the Player That Other Players Would Most Like to See Beaned ' Jake Peavy, ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
MLB Power Rankings: Post-1st Month of Free Agency
We are now one month into the MLB offseason, and we have already seen a number of free agents get big money and one blockbuster trade between the Tigers and Rangers.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Diamondbacks sign reliever Adam Russell
Thanksgiving was quiet as expected, in terms of D-backs news, but not entirely devoid, as we acquire a bit more bullpen depth.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Exit Interviews: Hector Santiago
These "exit interviews" will be going over the entire 40-man roster and looking to see how each player does or does not fit into the White Sox future.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
South Side Sox
Jerry Reinsdorf offers clues about the 2014 White Sox payroll
White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf gave 10 minutes of his time to Ben Finfer and Bruce Levine on 670 The Score Saturday morning , during which he gave us a little bit of information about the White Sox' offseason budget.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
In search of a young ace
The Red Sox rotation was deep and potent enough this year to be the major force behind a successful championship campaign.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Notebook: Free agent offers nowhere near enough
Players and teams are treating the market cautiously thus far, with the Red Sox approach to their own free agents serving as Exhibit A. The Red Sox have made a one-year offer to first baseman Mike Napoli , and a two-year offer to catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia , according to published reports.
Sox' method won't work for every team
The rest of baseball watched the Red Sox assemble their roster last winter. And the rest of baseball can now admit it was perplexed.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
South Side Sox
Ruminations on supposedly saving Paul Konerko a roster spot
Perhaps the front office is posturing in order to afford the White Sox legend a more graceful exit.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Jose Iglesias finishes second to Rays' Wil Myers in Rookie of the Year voting
But to the 25 writers who didn't vote for him, Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias wasn't the best rookie in the American League.
White Sox know offseason carries great importance
Don't put it past Rick Hahn to be active in trade talks and the free-agent market in the coming months.
Over The Monster
MLB free agency: Red Sox should avoid A.J. Pierzynski at any price
The Red Sox might be considering A.J. Pierzynski as a short-term replacement for A.J. Pierzynski.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
5 Reasons Chicago White Sox Fans Should Be Thankful Heading into 2014
The offseason is in full swing for the Chicago White Sox . The 2013 season was simply not a good one for the team on the south side of Chicago.
Exit Interviews: Andre Rienzo
He would fit in nicely with the Red Sox, but would be handsomer on the Yankees. // Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports These "exit interviews" will be going over the entire 40-man roster and looking to see how each player does or does not fit into the White Sox future.