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After Joe Mauer hit just three homers and had just a .368 slugging percentage in 2011 on a Minnesota Twins team that had the second-worst record in MLB, Sony wisely decided to pick a new face for their 'MLB: The Show' video game series on Playstation . Their choice? Boston Red Sox star first baseman, Adrian Gonzalez. He was also an AL All-Star, won a Gold Glove, and won the AL Silver Slugger
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Sandy Alomar Jr. is the latest candidate to interview for the Red Sox managerial position, and though he has no prior managerial experience, Alomar made it clear that each person has a different path. Alomar spent 20 seasons in the majors as a catcher. He also served as the Mets catching instructor in 2008 and 2009 and as the Indians first base coach before becoming Cleveland'...
The Boston Red Sox are keeping ticket prices the same for 2012 after their September collapse.
The club announced on Tuesday that the cost of all tickets available to the public will be unchanged, while prices for premium seats bought through multiyear contracts will vary.
It is the second time in four years the team has kept prices for all publicly available tickets the same....
Sources close to ESPNBoston's Gordon Edes say that free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran has been discussed by members of the Boston Red Sox organization. However, the team may go with a cheaper platoon option of Josh Reddick or Ryan Kalish.
The 34-year-old Beltran hit .300 with 22 home runs and 84 RBIs in 142 games last season with the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants...
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona has interviewed with the St. Louis Cardinals for their manager opening.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because no announcement was made.
Francona managed the Red Sox for eight seasons and left after they wasted a nine-game September lead in the...
Bill Smith's dismissal as Twins general manager may have come as a surprise, a departure from the Twins' way, but Terry Ryan's return to the post signals the club's desire to maintain continuity.
Sources told ESPNChicago.com's Bruce Levine Tuesday that Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. will interview with the Cubs later this week. He is scheduled to be interviewed by the Red Sox on Wednesday.
A baseball source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes that Carlos Beltran's name has been discussed by members of the Red Sox front office.