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The Red Sox announced starting times for home games next season. Their home opener against the Rays April 13 is at 2:05 p.m.

Taxing issue for Red Sox in offseason

The Boston Red Sox are in a box. A box that might prevent them from signing free-agent closer Ryan Madson, reduce their leverage in trade talks for Oakland Athletics closer Andrew Bailey and temper their pursuits of free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran and Japanese right-hander Yu Davish. A box that is motivating them to explore trading shortstop Marco Scutaro and might even compel...

Red Sox Announce Events For Fenway Park's 100th Anniversary Season-Long Celebration

Fenway Park, America's most beloved ballpark will turn 100 this April, and the Red Sox are making sure that this season will be remembered by fans young and old. The team has announced many events and programs they will hold to honor the historic ballpark that has held not only baseball games, but also football, soccer and hockey games as well as concerts and more. "It is...

Red Sox Sign Jesse Carlson

The Boston Red Sox have signed lefty reliever Jesse Carlson to a split contract for the 2012 season. The Berlin, CT native and former UConn Huskies baseball player, has also been invited to spring training in Ft. Myers. The signing was first reported by the Berlin Patch and has been since confirmed by other media outlets. Carlson missed all of the 2011 season after undergoing rotator...

Valentine on Contacting Players

2011 Winter Meetings-- New Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine updates us on how discussions with players have been going (some easy, some not so easy.) He has reached out to most, but still has a few big ones to get ahold of. More inside.

The Great Unnecessarily Secretive Fenway Yard Sale

Got my tix online in the morning, then got in the car and drove to Boston. Got my Anna's and went over to Lansdowne Street around noon. At the entrance to the Yard Sale, I was told I needed my winning e-mail to get in, which, of course, I didn't have since I didn't win. So I asked the guy if they planned on opening it to the public. He said, "they haven't yet...

Red Sox Notes: Nakajima, Arnsberg, Cherington

Aside from David Ortiz accepting arbitration, the Red Sox had an uneventful Winter Meetings, though the offseason is still young.  The latest: An executive who knows Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says he's very high on Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  Sherman's source expects Nakajima to reject the Yankees' attempts...

Your Morning Dump...where Fenway Park's 100th anniversary will be a year long celebration

Every morning, well most mornings and sometimes in the afternoon, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The occasion calls for a little more than a cake and a round of “Happy Birthday,’’ which is why the Red Sox are going all out for Fenway Park'...

Red Sox Players Visit Dana Farber Cancer Institute

While other baseball teams are out shopping for championships, haggling on hairstyles for big free agent signings, and bidding on Japanese superstars, the Red Sox spent the day at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston signing autographs and bonding with patients.

For starters, Valentine keeps Bard options open

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said Daniel Bard, who projected to be the team’s closer after the departure of Jonathan Papelbon to the Philadelphia Phillies, would likely be prepped as a starter during spring training. Valentine said Bard seemed receptive to the idea, but left open the possibility of utilizing him as a closer.

Red Sox unveil year-long Fenway celebration

Deservedly, the Red Sox franchise is getting on its collective soapbox in 2012, and Fenway Park's praises will be sang as it becomes the first professional ballpark to reach 100 years of operation in the United States.

Cherington focused on pitching as Meetings end

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington left the Winter Meetings on Thursday with the comforting knowledge that David Ortiz will be back for another season, but he wasn't able to complete any other transactions.

Valentine on Coaching Staff

2011 Winter Meetings-- As new skipper of the Boston Red Sox, one of the items atop Bobby Valentine's To-Do list is getting his coaching staff in order. He confirms three members of last year's staff will be returning, while updating us on the search process...

Red Sox gear up marketing pitch for Fenway's 100th anniversary

Red Sox fans devastated by the September disaster might go so far as to make a New Year's resolution to never give...
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