Found December 17, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Boston Red Sox have been trying to acquire closer Joakim Soria from the Kansas City Royals without success. in Boston, citing multiple sources, reported that Kansas City's asking price is too high for the Red Sox. Boston has been seeking bullpen help after longtime closer Jonathan Papelbon signed a four-year contract with Philadelphia. The Red Sox acquired Houston Astros closer Mark Melancon in a trade earlier this week.

Rudolph the Red Sox Reindeer!

Yesterday, like most of Red Sox Nation, I received a Sox e-card for the holidays. It was Rudolph The Red Sox Reindeer! If by chance you didn't get it, click on the image below to see the ecard for yourself. It's cheesy, but also adorable.

Bobby Valentine Discusses Jason Varitek's Future, Excitement About 2012 Season In Wide-Ranging Twitter Conversation

Bobby Valentine has a lot of work ahead of him as he prepares for the 2012 Red Sox season. The team's closer isn't set, the starting rotation is in flux and Jason Varitek's future is still uncertain, to name a few issues. On Friday, the Red Sox manager took some time out of his day to chat with Red Sox fans and address those topics and more in a candid #AskTheSox Twitter...

The Ghost of Youk Future

Can someone have Christmas dinner with this man?Injuries aside, Kevin Youkilis has been one of the most consistent performers on the Red Sox for years. He probably should have been MVP in 2008, but he finished third to Dustin Pedroia, and last year he was (reportedly) put out by the Adrian Gonzalez signing. In the last two years, there have been some rumblings that Youk is not the...

Red Sox Spring Training Tickets to Go On Sale Saturday

Red Sox spring training tickets will go on sale Satruday, the team announced Friday afternoon. Tickets, with prices ranging from $5 to $46, go on sale at 10 a.m. ET. The Sox are opening their new spring training complex this year, as they make the move to JetBlue Park. The state-of-the-art park features field dimensions identical to those of Fenway Park. Boston will open its JetBlue...

Red Sox dive in without splash

The still waters surrounding the Red Sox hopefully run deeper than this. You do not need 20-20 hindsight to...

Cherington On Madson, Saunders, Melancon, Darvish

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington appeared on MLB Network Radio's "Inside Pitch" with Jim Bowden this afternoon to speak about the club's offseason plans.  Alex Speier of has a partial transcript of the interview and here are some highlights... Cherington said the Red Sox are looking for rotation depth.  The team is satisfied with Jon Lester, Josh Beckett...

Red Sox system filled with heavy hitters

The 2011 season might be the one that Will Middlebrooks and Red Sox fans remember as the one when things started to click for the 23-year-old.

The New Towne Team

Here is where the 2012 Red Sox stand, as of December 18, 2011.
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