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End of an era with sale of Triple-A PawSox

McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, R.I.Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Triple-A PawSox have been the corner stone in the Red Sox organization and a model for minor league franchises around the country.Today it was reported that the PawSox are poised to sell.The sale price is not yet known, nor are the names of the owners purchasing the PawSox.They have been owned by Ben Mondor and...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston sports mystery t-shirt package 4 for $20

Happy Thanksgiving Boston sports fans. Here's your chance to get a jump on Black Friday. We're emptying the vault to give you a great deal this holiday weekend while supplies last. Sometimes we end up selling more of one size than another, so we become overstocked in certain sizes for shirts. So to clear out overstock on our 4 sites, we're offering 4 Boston sports shirts for just...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

News & updates from the Red Sox fringes

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The snow is falling , Boston is turning winter white and baseball seems a long ways away.There has been plenty of action on the free agent market with the Red Sox signing two big fish.Off on the sidelines there are players working hard to get ready for the 2015 season.With Spring Training over a hundred days away, there are pitchers like Steven...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What happens next with the Sox?

Brian Hines (@BringLesterBack)Contributing writerThe Red Sox have been big spenders this offseason, bringing in two players for nearly $200 million dollars. Hanley Ramirez signed a 4 year $88 million dollar deal with a 5th year option, as Pablo Sandoval inked a 5 year $95 million dollar deal along with a 6th year option. The Sox addressed their offensive needs by going out, spending...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

What luxury tax do Red Sox pay in 2015?

Luxury tax equals a middle reliever.Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The free agent signings have been fast and furious for the Red Sox the last few days with press conferences to announce both Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.The dust has yet to settle and the Red Sox are showing all signs of expecting to bring Jon Lester back with a multi-year mega contract.There are even...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

#RSLive Episode 2: Hanley, Panda, and all the latest Red Sox rumors

Join the RSL crew as we dissect the latest moves by the Red Sox and talk about what's ahead for Boston, with a special guest as well! Don't forget to tweet your questions to @RedSoxLife with the hashtag #RSLive!
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Pablo Sandoval discusses why he chose the Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval talks choosing the Sox in free agency and how he plans to remain a third baseman at his introductory press conference.Videos courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ben Cherington and the Red Sox introduce Pablo Sandoval

Video from today's introductory press conference, courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Sox DFA Juan Francisco to make way for Hanley Ramirez

Photo from Bleacher ReportConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterAccording to multiple reports (see below), the Red Sox have designated Juan Francisco for assignment to make the signing of Hanley Ramirez official. Juan Francisco was claimed off waivers by the Red Sox just last week from the Toronto Blue Jays.Juan Francisco, we hardly knew ye, designated for assignment...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Red Sox import a Panda

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Yesterday there was a sighting of Pablo Sandoval on a flight to Boston.It was up in the air after the signing of Hanley Ramirez for 5 years at $90 million dollars if the Red Sox would make another splash at third base so soon.Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports, "Sandoval’s agent, Gustavo Vasquez, told me same thing he told @alexspeier: No deal...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Possible sighting of Sandoval in a flight to Boston.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterOn a weekend where the Hot Stove has been full of tweets that give out rumors, a photo of appereantly Sandoval on a flight to Boston has been added to the list of exctiting news for the Red Sox. The Twitter user, @Drew_am_I tweeted the following:@stoolpresidente @jfietelberg Kung Foo Panda is on my flight to #Boston. Signing? pic.twitter.com/tu9UeFUV24—...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Hanley Ramirez signs with Red Sox

Photo Courtesy of CBSSports.comRyan MacLeod Contributing WriterAccording to Ken Rosenthal Hanley Ramirez has signed a 5-year deal with the Boston Red Sox. The deal was reported earlier in the day by Christopher Meola, the same person who reported the Giancarlo Stanton mega-deal that was signed earlier in the week.Ramirez was signed as an international free agent by the Boston Red...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox on verge of reversing vision?

So much for paying less for under-30 players?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Not so long ago the Red Sox were rather smug with their new innovative stance to the free agent market.As John Henry was quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek last season, "Virtually all of the underpaid players are under 30 and virtually all the overpaid players are over 30," Henry said. "Yet teams continue...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Promising Red Sox prospect values XBox over future

Armed robbery suspectCody Kukuk(Salem Red Sox)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Is the title of this article too blunt?There is no other way to describe this kind of stupidity when we are confronted with it.A young Red Sox prospect is on the beginnings of his chance to become a major league baseball player, a left-handed pitcher in single A Salem for the last two seasons.The world...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox offer Sandoval 5 year $95 million contract

Boston Globe:The Red Sox might be pulling ahead in the race for Pablo Sandoval.A major league source indicated the Red Sox’ five-year, $95 million offer may be in the lead over Sandoval’s offers from the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres.Sandoval would like to make a decision soon. He visited the Red Sox Monday and Tuesday and came away with an offer.The Red Sox in...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox need to cover Koji Uehara bet

Covering the closer bet?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer While there has been a ton of activity on the line about the Red Sox chase of the bit off season tickets Jon Lester and Pablo Sandavol, it is the smaller targets that could mean the most to the Red Sox chances of contending in the coming years.Take Andrew Miller as the top example.He is a left handed reliever traded at...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox claim Juan Francisco

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing WriterWhile all the hype in Boston has been about potential moves (Pablo Sandoval or Jon Lester signings), the Red Sox actually made a move today. Boston claimed 27 year old corner infielder Juan Francisco off of waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. He hit .220 with 16 homer runs and 43 RBIs last season. Francisco is actually very comparable...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Tea Party (RETRO) t-shirts

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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jon Lester tour generating offers

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Jon Lester has started his free-agent road show this week, visiting with the Red Sox, Cubs and Braves.Early in the week he met with Red Sox owners to talk about an eventual return to the organization. According to a major league source, they made him a contract offer but the terms of the offer were not disclosed.All...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

5 dream acquisitions for the Red Sox

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing WriterAs the hot stove begins to heat up, the Red Sox will certainly be linked to numerous stars out on the free agent and trade market. Sure depth guys are important to a team, but everyone loves to see a big splash that brings back a star. Here are 5 stars the Red Sox would love to acquire: 1.) Jon Lester: Surprise, surprise! Jon Lester is...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox rumors according to Nick Cafardo: Cespedes, Samarzdija and more

Elsa/Getty ImagesConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterThe Red Sox looked poised for a busy off-season this year, and the latest roundup from the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo suggests that the Red Sox could be looking at Oakland A's pitcher Jeff Samarzdija, among other things.On Yoenis Cespedes:Did the coaching staff “hate” him, as has been stated in a New York...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox closing in on Jon Lester

(Bob Stanton/USA TODAY Sports)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Red Sox were very aggressive out of the gate this off season, signing their closer and targeting more free agents to boot.We had no idea that it would be this clear in the market that a top tier pitcher would be next.Without a doubt Red Sox fans, they are interested in the available crop of top tier free agents...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Yankees not in the mix for Lester

Photo from NESNConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterSurprising as it may seem, the New York Yankees don't plan to pursue ex-Red Sox starter Jon Lester. Or other free agent starters Max Scherzer or James Shields, according to NESN. NESN reports that the Yankees are more interested in pursuing bringing back their own free agents, starting with pitcher Brandon McCarthy...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox targets Sandoval, Shields among those made qualifying offers

Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesConor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterAccording to Yahoo Sports, 12 players were tagged with 1-year/$15.3 million qualifying offers, including James Shields and Pablo Sandoval, both of whom have been heavily linked with the Red Sox. Other players that were made qualifying offers include Max Scherzer (Detroit Tigers), Victor Martinez (Detroit...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will hit a home run and claim the 2015 World Series title?

After the San Francisco Giants claimed their 3rd World Series title in 5 seasons with a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals, bookmakers and punters alike are already planning ahead for the next campaign. The bookies have made the LA Dodgers clear favorites to win the Commissioner’s Trophy, on 15/2, alongside the Washington Nationals who are at the same price. This will be music...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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