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After having a big year as one of the few bright spots on the Red Sox roster, Cody Ross is looking to cash in.
The outfielder is asking for a 3-year deal worth up to $25 million, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.
Ross, 31, hit .267 with 22 homers and 81 RBIs in 130 games in 2012. The Sox declined to extend him a qualifying offer of $13.3 million for next season.
In Cody Ross’s talks with the Red Sox, his side was looking for something in the 3-year, $25 million range.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 6, 2012
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The Boston Red Sox should seriously look into trading center
fielder Jacoby Ellsbury given their disappointing 2012 season and the many
needs the team currently has to fill, reports Michael Silverman of the Boston
Trading Jacoby Ellsbury,
however, looks to be the smartest way to proceed, and here’s why.
While they aren’t likely to admit it, Silverman...
After a decade of playing in a Red Sox uniform, David Ortiz is signing up for another couple of years.
Big Papi and the team have come to terms on a two-year contract extension, which is reported to be worth up to $30 million for the designated hitter over the course of the deal.
As the first 10 years of his time with the Sox comes to a close, take a look back...
A.B. According to multiple sources, Red Sox slugger, David Ortiz, has signed a 2 year $26 million contract extension with his Boston club. There has been a lot of speculation about whether Red Sox ownership would agree with Ortiz on a contract extension, especially for two years. The most clutch hitter in Red Sox history turns 37 in 13 days and had season ending achilles surgery...
BOSTON –– Boston could benefit from a No. 3 starter.
With Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz carrying the top of the rotation, the Red Sox are primed to sift through pitching options that could bridge the gap to Felix Doubront and John Lackey –– the team’s fourth and fifth starters, respectively.
While Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster are starting options in the farm system...
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On Monday, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot back at former Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine, saying he was advised to stop playing because of an Achilles injury, not sitting out because they were out of contention. “After he went on national TV to say what he said, he sent me a text message trying to tell me that it was the media trying to change things...
A week after terminated Boston manager Bobby Valentine claimed that designated hitter David Ortiz quit on the Red Sox after the team made a blockbuster trade that essentially sealed its playoff fate, the juiced slugger said his former skipper has … Continue reading →
BOSTON –– All eyes are on the pitching coach vacancy.
As of now, the Red Sox have Rick Peterson, Randy St. Claire, Juan Nieves and Steve Foster in contention for the position. But Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington believes they will have the list whittled down to one candidate very soon."We're getting closer," Cherington said of the job. ...
Juan Nieves will be the Boston Red Sox's fourth pitching coach in three years, and he'll attempt to revive a staff that has gone from being dominant to being a symbol of the team's problems in recent seasons. The team announced that Nieves would be the pitching coach under new manager John Farrell, whose departure from the pitching coach role following the 2010 season...
With the General Manager meetings starting on Wednesday in Palm Springs, the Major League offseason should heat up soon. But until then, here’s a series of news and notes on what the Red Sox are working on: -The Sox held a press conference today at Fenway to officially announce the re-signing of David Ortiz. As [...]
Big Papi is coming back.
The Red Sox and David Ortiz are set to announce the designated hitter's return to the team next season, after the slugger signed a reported two-year deal that could be worth up to as much as $30 million.
That's money well spent for an icon that has been with the Sox through thick and thin and will now continue to be there as the...
Despite John Farrell's endorsement of Rick Peterson, the Red Sox will name Juan Nieves as their pitching coach.
A major league source on Wednesday confirmed a report that the Red
Sox will name Juan Nieves pitching coach. Nieves, a former Brewers
pitcher, most recently served as bullpen coach for the White Sox since
CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman had...
Jacoby Ellsbury‘s name has been bandied about in trade rumors during the offseason, but those whispers could be dying down in the immediate future.
The Red Sox are currently “disinclined” to trade their 29-year-old center fielder who will be a free agent after 2013, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal points out that Ellsbury’s trade value is diminished after...
Now that David Ortiz has been re-signed, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington can turn his attention to other areas of need, and one question mark surrounding the team is its right field situation.
According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Cody Ross is seeking a contract in the three-year, $25 million range. While Ross was a heck of a player for Boston last season, there’s a chance...
The Red Sox held a formal press conference Monday to announce the two-year $26 million contract David Ortiz signed with the team this weekend. According to WEEI.com, the contract includes incentives for the amount of time he spends on the disabled list due to the Achilles injury he suffered this past season. He could make up to $15 million this season. This was the first major move...