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During the past two years in pinstripes, Curtis Granderson has victimized the Red Sox, belting seven homers and 16 RBIs against the AL East foes. Turns out, the Yankees outfielder was nearly on Boston’s side of the rivalry. The Wall Street Journal reported the Detroit Tigers had inquired about Jacoby Ellsbury and Clay Buchholz in 2009 in exchange for Granderson. Then-Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein tried to steer the deal toward a one-for-one –– Ellsbury for Granderson. At the time, Granderson wasn’t as effective against left-handed pitching. But the Red Sox never expected the outfielder to drastically improve to...

Sox sign Aceves to one-year deal

The Red Sox avoid arbitration yet again with another one-year deal, this time with Alfredo Aceves. Globe: Globe colleague Nick Cafardo had the news this morning. The Red Sox avoided arbitration with RHP Alfredo Aceves by signing him to a one-year deal worth $1.2 million with $100,000 available in bonuses based on starts or appearances. The Sox had offered $950,000 in arbitration...

Red Sox Outright Scott Atchison to Pawtucket, Invite Him to Big League Camp

The Red Sox announced that Scott Atchison has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday. The reliever was initially designated for assignment on Jan. 26 to make room for outfielder Cody Ross on the 40-man roster. He also received an invitation to the Red Sox’s major league spring training camp. Atchison, 35, made 17 appearances for the Red Sox in 2011,...

Red Sox Avoid Arbitration With Alfredo Aceves

In order to avoid going to arbitration, Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington had to work out deals with Alfredo Aceves and David Ortiz. And with the hearings scheduled for both of them sometime within the next 12 days, he's running out of time to avoid the Red Sox going to arbitration for the first time since the 2002 season. Well now,at the very least, he only has to worry about...

Report: 'No Traction' in Talks Between Red Sox, Roy Oswalt

The talks between the Red Sox and Roy Oswalt are seemingly at a standstill. Although the Red Sox have courted the veteran pitcher in recent weeks, there is "no traction" in the negotiations according to It comes as little surprise, since Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said the team was unlikely to sign another starting pitcher last week. "We wouldn...

Red Sox Head To The Land Down Under For Top Prospect

The Boston Red Sox have been know to do their scouting all over the world. And their latest signing shows that effort. Rob Bradford of confirmed a report from Australia that the Red Sox have signed 17-year-old Daniel McGrath. He will not play in the Red Sox organization this season as he has to finish up school which will end for him next November. McGrath made 13 appearances...

Darnell McDonald to Endorse MMA Clothing Brand Respect Your Universe

Through five seasons, Darnell McDonald has established his identity on the baseball diamond. Now, the Red Sox outfielder is looking to develop his brand in the mixed martial arts world. McDonald, 33, joins UFC welterweight fighter Jon Fitch as an endorser for the MMA clothing brand, Respect Your Universe (RYU). He was selected because he uses MMA regimens in his baseball workout...

Source: Sox, pitcher Aceves reach agreement

The Red Sox and pitcher Alfredo Aceves came to a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration.

Red Sox, Alfredo Aceves avoid arbitration; David Ortiz up next

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Alfredo Aceves and Red Sox agree at $1.2 million

Right-hander Alfredo Aceves and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $1.2 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.

Giants-Pats joins list of memorable rivalries

The Red Sox and Yankees have been going at it since Babe Ruth was sold from Boston to New York at the start of the Roaring Twenties.

Detroit Sports Links 2/7/12: Chauncey Billups Injury, Revisiting The Curtis Granderson Trade, ...

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