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The Red Sox and Pirates seem to be good trading partners this off-season. A big deal at the end of December brought Joel Hanrahan already to Boston.
If the two sides keep the communications open there might be another deal to be made.
The Pirates are the ones to start the latest rumor that Garrett Jones might be going to Boston, and Jose Iglesias might be the starting point for that trade. This tweet by Pittsburgh writer Tom Singer has still been lingering:
With #RedSox still shopping for a lefty-hitting 1B-OF — ring any bells? — you have to wonder if #Pirates will make another run at Iglesias
— Tom Singer (@Tom_Singer) January 20, 2013
The Pirates must recall the last time they took a slick young infielder from Boston in what turned out to be a one sided deal in 2003. Pittsburgh traded Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon at the trade deadline, and got Freddie Sanchez and Michael Gonzalez in a steal from Bost...
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AROUND THE WEB
With Spring Training less than a month away, the Red Sox 40 Man
Roster should be fairly set until the end of camp. I'll take this
opportunity to review the entire roster. Lets face it, there's not much
else going on.
Drake Britton is ranked by soxprospects.com as the organization's 11th best prospect. He is behind other hurlers Matt Barnes, Allen Webster, Rubby...
Every morning, 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.
News that John Farrell is excited about Daniel Bard after watching the righthander throw in Mississippi over the weekend could indicate that there will be a lot of depth in the Red Sox bullpen.
The Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington announced this morning that former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez has been signed as a special assistant to the General Manager. Martinez is the second ex-Red Sox player to be signed onto staff with this role, joining Jason Varitek.
Cherington was quoted saying "We are very excited to have Pedro onboard with us and back in the...
It’s been a cold week in Boston, but that hasn’t stopped a number of Red Sox players from going out and touring the city.
Jonny Gomes, David Ross, Ryan Kalish and Daniel Nava spent Wednesday traveling around Boston, visiting sites from Bunker Hill to Beacon Hill and Copley Square to Kenmore Square.
The Sox quartet shared plenty of laughs during their adventure, which included...
The Pirates Prospects 2013 Prospect Guide is now on sale. The book features over 250 prospect reports, the 2013 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates’ farm system that you can find. While the top 50 prospects are exclusive to the book, we will be releasing the top 20 prospects over the next few weeks. Be sure to purchase your copy of the book on...
Pedro Martinez is back as member of the Boston Red Sox organization. The three-time Cy Young award winner (2 with Boston, 1 with Montreal), has been hired to be the special assistant to the traveling secretary General Manager Ben Cherington, “(Pedro) was one of the game’s most dominant pitchers and without a doubt a beloved figure in Red Sox history,” Cherington said. “Similar...
With Francisco Liriano officially signing with the Pirates yesterday, details about his mysterious "non-pitching arm" injury were bound to emerge and today we have some thanks to Bill Brink at the PG, via El Caribe, a Dominican newspaper. The report is that Liriano broke his humerus by falling in his bathroom and that his arm was in a cast after the injury. Falling in...
Pedro Martinez is back! But not in the way the Red Sox could probably use him. It was announced today that the man easily considered one of the best pitcher in the franchise’s history is returning as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.
“We are very excited to have Pedro on board with us and back in the Red Sox organization,” said Cherington said to MLB.com...
As reported earlier this morning by Anthony Aidonidis the Red Sox pitching staff will report to
the Sox spring training facility in Ft. Meyers ahead of
their mandated February 12th date. This has to be an encouraging sign
for newly minted manager John Farrell as the Sox attempt to turn the page on a
disappointing 2012 season.
RedSox.com is reporting that manager...
For this season to be a successful one, the Red Sox will need a bit of luck, a lot of pitching, and timely hitting to win one of the toughest divisions in baseball. Here are four things they must do if they want to hoist the AL East banner in 2013.
1) The Jon’s need to show up. Last year, Jon Lester won only 9 games and finished with a 4.82 ERA. After winning an average of 16...