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Five get Minors deals, spring invites from Red Sox

Five get Minors deals, spring invites from Red Sox

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
The Red Sox signed outfielder Quintin Berry, left-hander Dana Eveland, first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair, righty Felipe Paulino and catcher Humberto Quintero to Minor League contracts Thursday. All five players received invitations to big league Spr…
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  • Nava, Red Sox avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    Nava, Red Sox avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    The Red Sox have signed Daniel Nava to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract worth $1.85 million for the 2015 season, the team announced Thursday, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Red Sox don't need true 'ace' at this point

    Red Sox don't need true 'ace' at this point

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    In addition to Ben Cherington's upbeat talk of "untapped potential" in the Red Sox rotation, we've seen plenty of pooh-poohing of the "Boston needs an ace" topic by members of the Clay Buchholz-Rick Porcello-Justin Masterson-Wade Mil…
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  • Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (yesterday)
    When Pablo Sandoval chose to leave the San Francisco Giants for the Boston Red Sox in free agency, he talked about wanting "new challenges." Maybe that meant hitting homers over the Green Monster. But maybe it also meant hitting half-court bas…
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  • Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

    Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

    MLB.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    Cuban teenage prospect Yoan Moncada has worked out privately for the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Giants, Rangers and Brewers, according to sources. The Rays, Cubs, Phillies and Cardinals have also shown interest. The question remains: When will M…
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  • Bill Monbouquette, 78, Dies; Pitching Ace When Red Sox Struggle…

    Bill Monbouquette, 78, Dies; Pitching Ace When Red Sox Struggled

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    Mr. Monbouquette was a stalwart right-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox during one of the leaner periods in the history of the franchise.
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  • Red Sox send Ranaudo to Rangers for Ross

    Red Sox send Ranaudo to Rangers for Ross

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 27 (3 days ago)
    The Red Sox traded right-handed pitcher Anthony Ranaudo to the Rangers on Tuesday for left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross.
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  • Pumped up Panda sees snow for first time

    Pumped up Panda sees snow for first time

    MLB.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    It took Pablo Sandoval nearly three decades to see and feel snow for the first time, and that left him feeling like a kid on Christmas morning on Saturday. The discovery only added to Sandoval's excitement about joining the Red Sox.
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  • Henry supportive of Boston's 2024 Olympics bid

    Henry supportive of Boston's 2024 Olympics bid

    MLB.com Jan 23 (7 days ago)
    Count Red Sox principal owner John Henry among the prominent Bostonians in favor of bringing the 2024 Olympics to the Hub. Henry, speaking at Foxwoods as the club kicked off its "Winter Weekend," said he isn't formally involved with the "…
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  • Red Sox owner supports Major League pitch clock

    Red Sox owner supports Major League pitch clock

    MLB.com Jan 23 (7 days ago)
    Red Sox principal owner John Henry expects a pitch clock, similar to what could be implemented in Triple-A and Double-A during the 2015 season, to make its way to the game's highest level within a couple of years.
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  • Pedro honored with prestigious Fuchs Award

    Pedro honored with prestigious Fuchs Award

    Former Red Sox pitcher and Hall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez received the Judge Emil Fuchs Award for his long and meritorious service to the game at Thursday night's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner.
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  • Betts happy to stay with Red Sox

    Betts happy to stay with Red Sox

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Trade rumors are something Mookie Betts is already able to keep in perspective. After an offseason of speculation, the young Red Sox outfielder is thrilled to still be in the organization.
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  • Cherington: Motivated Victorino 'a very good thing'

    Cherington: Motivated Victorino 'a very good thing'

    MLB.com Jan 22
    If a healthy Shane Victorino causes a logjam in the outfield, the Red Sox would be all for it. The right fielder, who played an instrumental role in the World Series championship of 2013, is on the mend following back surgery and is expected to be a ful…
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  • Cherington: Content with rotation, no plans to add ace

    Cherington: Content with rotation, no plans to add ace

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Though James Shields remains a free agent and Cole Hamels still hasn't been traded by the Phillies, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington isn't expecting to make a marquee pitching acquisition before Spring Training.
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  • 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 catchers

    2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 catchers

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Though only one catcher (Blake Swihart of the Red Sox) fits in the top 40 spots on MLBPipeline.com's upcoming 2015 Top 100 Prospects list, talent behind the plate actually runs deep. The Minors are teeming with backstops who have the tools to contribute…
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  • Red Sox reportedly sign left-hander Eveland

    Red Sox reportedly sign left-hander Eveland

    MLB.com Jan 21
    The Red Sox have reportedly signed left-hander Dana Eveland to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training, according to SB Nation. The club has not confirmed the deal.
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  • Berry reportedly set to begin second stint with Red Sox

    Berry reportedly set to begin second stint with Red Sox

    MLB.com Jan 17
    The Red Sox reportedly agreed to a Minor League deal with outfielder Quintin Berry on Saturday that includes an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • Red Sox are willing to accommodate Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

    Red Sox are willing to accommodate Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

    yahoo.com Jan 17
    The U.S. Olympic Committee recently announced it has selected Boston for its 2024 Olympic bid, which is a major story for the entire New England region since it was chosen over other major cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington D.C. Ho…
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  • Porcello, Red Sox settle on $12.5M contract

    Porcello, Red Sox settle on $12.5M contract

    ESPN.com Jan 16
    The Red Sox agreed to a $12.5 million, one-year deal with pitcher Rick Porcello and a $2.25 million contract with reliever Junichi Tazawa as they swapped proposed arbitration figures with pitcher Wade Miley and outfielder Daniel Nava.
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  • Betts eager to continue development with Red Sox

    Betts eager to continue development with Red Sox

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Mookie Betts doesn't get caught up in the hype that surrounds him. Just listen to the way he answered a question on Friday about going to Major League Spring Training for the first time.
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  • Lou Merloni Resists Attacking Protestors Who Say Black Lives Ma…

    Lou Merloni Resists Attacking Protestors Who Say Black Lives Matter

    deadspin.com Jan 15
    Former Red Sox infielder and current WEEI yakker Lou Merloni is perhaps best known in Boston for being from Framingham and for being Nomar's friend. But in addition to those two distinctions, he did also manage to utility-guy his way through 423 games o…
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  • Breaking down Rookie of the Year candidates

    Breaking down Rookie of the Year candidates

    MLB.com Jan 15
    Jonathan Mayo takes an early look at potential 2015 Rookie of the Year candidates in each league, beginning with two recent Cuban signees -- Rusney Castillo of the Red Sox and Yasmany Tomas of the D-backs.
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  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - Justin Masterson Returns To Boston 00:45

    Justin Masterson Returns To Boston

    Dec 11
    Aaron Boone reacts to the news that the Red Sox have reached an agreement with free-agent pitcher Justin Masterson.
  • Video - Red Sox Deal Cespedes For Porcello 00:53

    Red Sox Deal Cespedes For Porcello

    Dec 11
    Buster Olney discusses the trade that sent Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes to the Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello.
  • Video - Bochy, Giants Looking For Another Title 03:52

    Bochy, Giants Looking For Another Title

    Dec 10
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy joined Pedro Gomez to discuss getting ready for the 2015 season, including how the team plans to replace Pablo Sandoval.

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