Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/5/13
2013 Fantasy Preview: Boston Red Sox This team will need to wear name tags for the first few weeks of spring training, because the offseason turnover was astounding. Necessary, but astounding nonetheless. Offseason moves: Traded for RP Joel Hanrahan Don't be fooled by the save numbers. Hanrahan has shutdown stuff, but walked 36 batters in 59 2/3 innings last season as the Pirates' closer. The Fenway faithful ought to be very forgiving after his first couple of walk-walk-homer blown saves. Hanrahan is a fantasy time bomb. Signed C/1B Mike Napoli Fenway should be friendly to Napoli's righthanded power, but so was the Ballpark at Arlington. It's hard to know how his hip issues will affect him - they're detailed here - but any guy with 30-homer potential that qualifies at catcher is OK in my book. He's No. 6 in my catcher rankings, but he'll play mostly first base for the Sox. Signed OF Shane Victorino A long slump after being traded to the Dodgers helped drop Victorino's BA...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Bill Belichick: Brandon Weeden 'can make all the throws'

Chip Kelly: Eagles coaching staff to blame for slow start

Tom Brady: I don't care about Greg Hardy's personal feelings

Report: Odell Beckham Jr. fined for punching Bills safety

Tannehill admits to beefing with practice squad players

Arian Foster to have increased workload against Colts


Rob Gronkowski will go off if Sean Lee can’t play

Roddy White backs off criticism of role in Falcons offense

David Blatt: Kevin Love to fully practice for first time Saturday

Woodson: Manning interception 'has eluded me for 18 years'

Johnny Manziel's grandfather's lake house burns down

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Warriors take next step in effort to build San Francisco arena

Greg Hardy: Ready to come out ‘guns blazing’ post-suspension

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

NHL hockey is back and that’s awesome

Jake Arrieta's sweet ... sinker?

10 matchups to watch during NFL Week 5

Top 10 storylines for Week 6 of the college football season

Astros pitch their way to 3-0 win in WC game

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker