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David Ortiz pessimistic about a multi-year deal

Via ProJo comes word of David Ortiz showing up at a Boston baseball writers' dinner tonight and sounding off on the arbitration process. "That's part of the game," the designated hitter said. "I guess from the business standpoint, that's how it goes. ... "This is the first time I'm kind of paying attention to it. It may be a big deal (to others...

Ortiz, Red Sox are $4 million apart

The Boston Red Sox and DH David Ortiz exchanged arbitration figures on Tuesday and the two sides were $4 million apart. Ortiz accepted arbitration in December after rejecting a two-year, $18 million offer from the club.The slugger submitted a figure of $16.5 million, while the team's offer was significantly lower at $12.65 million. Oritz earned $12.5 million from the Red Sox...

Who Will Be Odd Man Out in Boston Red Sox Starting Pitching Rotation for 2012 MLB Season?

Ever since their epic collapse toward the end of last season, it seems as if the Boston Red Sox have had more questions than answers. Who will be the fall guy? Who will be the next general manager? Who will manage this team of egomaniacs? Will David Ortiz return to the team? How will Kevin Youkilis bounce back from yet another injury? Who will Boston receive from the...

Alex Wilson Expecting Chance to Pitch for Red Sox This Season, End His Job at Lowe's

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- His days started at 5 a.m. Each morning during the offseason, Alex Wilson woke up at the crack of dawn, mentally prepared for the grind. But the grueling labor didn't occur on the baseball diamond. No, from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., the reigning Red Sox minor league pitcher of the year wound up stocking shelves at Lowe's Home Improvement. "You got to pay the...

Red Sox Restructure Medical Staff With Rick Jameyson Joining Club as Head Athletic Trainer

Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington announced a new look for the team's medical staff this afternoon. Rick Jameyson is the most notable addition, joining the team as the head athletic trainer after spending 20 seasons with the Cleveland Indians. Mike Reinold, who previous held that position, will move to head physical therapist. Reinold has been with the team since 2006. Beneath...

Red Sox Re-Sign Jacoby Ellsbury To One-Year, $8 Mil Deal

In an off-season that has seen the Red Sox take a PR hit after reports of a dysfunctional locker room, Boston fans finally have a glimmer of hope for 2012. The Red Sox have re-signed top MVP candidate Jacoby Ellsbury to a one-year deal worth a reported $8.05 million. Ellsbury made $2.4 million in 2011 and was [...]

Cherington confident about Red Sox's rotation

The Boston Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner, which took place Thursday night, is always the first hint that Spring Training is finally in the not-too-distant future.

Rockies Nearing Deal For Marco Scutaro

The Rockies are nearing a deal for infielder Marco Scutaro, Troy Renck of the Denver Post tweets. The veteran infielder would presumably play second base if the Rockies complete a deal for him. Scutaro, 35, set career highs in batting average and slugging percentage for a .299/.358/.423 line in 445 plate appearances in 2011. He also had a career-best 8.1% strikeout rate and finished...

Low and Away

Pete Abraham has written a great roundup of recent Red Sox moves, which I recommend. It's chock full of info, but if one part sums it up, it's this.Aceves is seeking $1.6 million, with the Red Sox offering $900,000. Bard asked for $1.825 million, with the Red Sox proposing $1.4 million. Bailey is seeking $4.7 million, with the Red Sox offering $3.35 million. Do you suppose...

Lavarnway trying to earn everything he can get

Ryan Lavarnway was recognized at the Boston Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner Thursday night as the Red Sox's top prospect in 2011. He will get to Spring Training nearly three weeks early with the other catchers to participate in catching instructor Gary Tuck's exhaustive drill camp.

Orioles To Sign Dennys Reyes To Minor League Deal

The Orioles will sign 34-year-old left-hander Dennys Reyes to a minor league deal, a source tells MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith (via Twitter).  Reyes briefly with the Red Sox in 2011. The veteran has spent time with eleven different big league clubs across his 15-year career.  During that span, Reyes has a ERA of 4.21 with 8.0 K/9 and 5.0 BB/9.

Amid shake-up, Red Sox revise medical staff

In offseason shakeup, the Red Sox restructure its medical staff.
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