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A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox and right-hander Vicente Padilla have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.

Report: Vicente Padilla Close To Signing With Red Sox, Undergoes Physical

The Red Sox may be close to adding pitcher in Vicente Padilla in a low-risk move to add depth to their starting rotation. Pailla has already received a physical from the Red Sox,'s Jon Heyman reports. He apparently is about full strength and his fastball is back in the mid-90s. The 34-year-old pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011 but had his season cut short...

Red Sox Sign Vicente Padilla

The Boston Red Sox have signed pitcher Vincente Padilla to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.  Padilla is slated to make $1.5 million this season if he makes the big league team, he will have to compete with Aaron Cook and Carlos Silva for a spot in the rotation this spring.  The Red Sox are trying to fill out the rotation with low cost journeymen pitchers who...

Vicente Padilla To Enter Spring Training As a Starter, Remains an Option for Bullpen

During the past two weeks, the Red Sox have signed pitchers Carlos Silva, Aaron Cook, Justin Germano and Vicente Padilla -- each of whom barely contributed last season -- to minor league deals. The four veteran castoffs comprise of unorthodox crew of pitching candidates. Injuries hindered Padilla and Cook last season. Ineffectiveness ended Germano’s year in Cleveland. Silva never...

Red Sox Sign Vicente Padilla To Minor League Deal

If it seems like Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is shopping in the clearance aisle for pitching, well folks he is doing just that. According to Peter Gammons, the Red Sox have signed Vicente Padilla to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. John Tomase of the Boston Herald reports that Padilla will earn $1.5 million if he makes the big league...

Vicente Padilla Agrees to Deal With Red Sox, Adding Yet Another Veteran Arm to Spring Training Mix

After days of negotiations, Vicente Padilla will continue his major league career with the Red Sox. Boston came to terms with the 34-year-old hurler on a minor-league contract Monday, according to Peter Gammons. The deal includes an invitation to spring training. If Padilla makes the major league squad, he is due to make $1.5 million, the Boston Herald reports. Padilla adds to a...

Report: Red Sox bring in P Padilla

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly agreed to a one-year, minor league contract with pitcher Vicente Padilla.

Red Sox add RHPs Padilla, Cook, Germano

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox and right-hander Vicente Padilla have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.

Former Dodgers, On The Move

Here's a gaggle of stories about former Dodgers. Battletoad Vicente Padilla has an invitation to come to spring training with the Red Sox to compete for a starting role. Better hope the equipment guys bought some extra towels this offseason! BOSTON -- Newly signed Vicente Padilla will come to camp as a starter and be "in the mix" for the back end of the Red Sox rotation...

Red Sox Starting Pitching Options

The Red Sox starting rotation is a mess right now, that much is clear. They are currently approaching filling the 2 open spots in the rotation in a very Yankees esque manner, signing Aaron Cook, Carlos Silva, and Vincente Padilla to minor league deals. They have little to no budget room currently and have had trouble finding reliable options for the rotation. The Red Sox boast a...

Red Sox To Sign Vicente Padilla

The Red Sox reached an agreement with righty Vicente Padilla, tweets Peter Gammons of MLB Network.

Red Sox Fire Back at Yanks Big Moves

If you missed it, the New York Yankees woke up over the weekend from their Winter doldrums, trading Jesus Montero for Rookie of the Year pitcher, Michael Pineda.  They before that deal was even officially completed, the Yanks inked FA pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.  The Yankees remade their entire pitching staff in almost one day. Or at least 2/5 of it. Never to allow themselves to sit...

Forget About Oswalt

The Red Sox added another arm to their mix for the fifth spot in the rotation, when they agreed to a minor league deal with Vicente Padilla.He pitched in just nine games with the Dodgers before a pinched nerve ended his season. This is also the guy who was released by the Texas Rangers in 2009 for being a "disruptive clubhouse presence."All this tells me that Roy Oswalt...
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