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Mookie Betts has now bowled two perfect games this offseason

Mookie Betts has now bowled two perfect games this offseason

yahoo.com Updated Feb 5 (4 days ago)
Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has a bright baseball future ahead of him. The 23-year-old broke out last season, slashing .291/.341/.479 while playing a strong center field. Betts even managed to pick up two down ballot MVP votes for his efforts…
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  • Lefty Okajima signs Minors deal with Orioles

    Lefty Okajima signs Minors deal with Orioles

    MLB.com Feb 4 (5 days ago)
    Hideki Okajima, once a workhorse lefty in the Boston Red Sox's bullpen, picked a good day to sign a Minor League deal with the Orioles and attempt a comeback: Throwback Thursday.
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  • Carolina's Thompson had brief Red Sox career

    Carolina's Thompson had brief Red Sox career

    MLB.com Feb 3 (6 days ago)
    Shaq Thompson, a lightning-quick and hard-hitting rookie linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, will be on display for the world to see in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. But it wasn't that long ago that he briefly pursued a professional baseball career with th…
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  • Kimbrel has a slight edge on Chapman

    Kimbrel has a slight edge on Chapman

    MLB.com Feb 3 (6 days ago)
    This offseason, after the Red Sox obtained Craig Kimbrel, the Yankees answered by adding Aroldis Chapman. And now, arguably, baseball's two top closers are in the American League East.
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  • Pedro, Dombrowski fuel Sox community efforts

    Pedro, Dombrowski fuel Sox community efforts

    MLB.com Feb 2 (7 days ago)
    Some 160 members of the Red Sox organization -- including Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski -- participated in community service projects in and around Boston on Tuesday.
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  • Around the Horn: Swihart to start Opening Day

    Around the Horn: Swihart to start Opening Day

    MLB.com Feb 1
    The way the Red Sox have mapped things out as of this moment, Blake Swihart will be behind the plate on Opening Day in Cleveland. Manager John Farrell has already said as much. So, too, has president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.
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  • Red Sox, Ross strike one-year deal

    Red Sox, Ross strike one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 30
    The Red Sox and left-hander Robbie Ross Jr. avoided arbitration by settling on a one-year deal Friday, reportedly worth $1.25 million.
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  • New, cooler spring jerseys, caps available

    New, cooler spring jerseys, caps available

    MLB.com Jan 28
    It is almost time for Zack Greinke to suit up for the D-backs, Todd Frazier for the White Sox, David Price for the Red Sox, Justin Upton for the Tigers, Johnny Cueto for the Giants, Jason Heyward for the Cubs, and all those other new faces in new places…
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  • Wily Mo Pena, Jonny Gomes and the rest of MLB's Missing Consona…

    Wily Mo Pena, Jonny Gomes and the rest of MLB's Missing Consonants All-Stars

    MLB.com Dec 14, 2015
    If you find Mat Latos' missing "t," please let him know.
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  • Red Sox extend contract with Class-A affiliate

    Red Sox extend contract with Class-A affiliate

    MLB.com Jan 26
    The Red Sox and the Greenville Drive, the club's Class A affiliate, have extended their player development contract through the 2020 season.
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  • Finally: Red Sox will retire Wade Boggs' No. 26

    Finally: Red Sox will retire Wade Boggs' No. 26

    In a decision that's about 17 years overdue, the Boston Red Sox have finally announced plans to retire Hall of Famer Wade Boggs' No. 26. The announcement was made at the Red Sox Winter Weekend at Foxwood Resort. Current Red Sox infielder Brock Holt, who…
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  • Hanley confident he'll pick up fellow infielders

    Hanley confident he'll pick up fellow infielders

    MLB.com Jan 23
    With a blizzard swirling around outside at Red Sox Winter Weekend, a slimmed-down Hanley Ramirez talked about the type of plays he envisions making at first base in the coming season.
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  • Non-tender players can prosper elsewhere

    Non-tender players can prosper elsewhere

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Friday marks the 13-year anniversary of a day that would prove to signify a seismic impact on the Red Sox franchise.
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  • It's the 13th anniversary of Ortiz-to-Boston

    It's the 13th anniversary of Ortiz-to-Boston

    MLB.com Jan 21
    On Jan. 22, 2003 -- exactly 13 years ago today -- the Red Sox made a move that wasn't considered all that significant. It was on that day that they signed David Ortiz, a 27-year-old DH who had just been non-tendered by the Twins, to a one-year deal wort…
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  • Pablo Sandoval has allegedly lost 20 pounds this offseason

    Pablo Sandoval has allegedly lost 20 pounds this offseason

    yahoo.com Jan 21
    Rejoice, baseball fans, we've once again reached that magical time of the offseason. That's right, today is "Pablo Sandoval offseason weight loss update" day. This year, the Boston Red Sox third baseman has reportedly lost 20 pounds, according…
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  • Red Sox, Tazawa come to terms

    Red Sox, Tazawa come to terms

    MLB.com Jan 20
    Junichi Tazawa and the Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration and settled on a $3.375 million deal.
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  • Red Sox Hall of Famer Sullivan passes away

    Red Sox Hall of Famer Sullivan passes away

    MLB.com Jan 20
    Former Red Sox pitcher Frank Sullivan, a two-time All-Star during an eventful eleven-season playing career, passed away Tuesday at the age of 85. Sullivan, who led Boston in ERA for four straight seasons from 1954- 58, was just four days shy of his 86th…
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  • Around the Horn: Middle infield

    Around the Horn: Middle infield

    MLB.com Jan 20
    With the start of Spring Training less than a month away, anticipation is building for the 2016 season. MLB.com is going around the horn to break down each area of the Red Sox, continuing with the middle infield.
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  • Inbox: Varitek, Pedro on track to coach?

    Inbox: Varitek, Pedro on track to coach?

    MLB.com Jan 19
    Are Jason Varitek and Pedro Martinez on track to be uniformed coaches for the Red Sox? Ian Browne answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
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  • Red Sox, Kelly agree to 1-year deal

    Red Sox, Kelly agree to 1-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 15
    The Red Sox have avoided arbitration with Joe Kelly, agreeing on a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the righty.
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  • Red Sox hire Norton as hitting coordinator

    Red Sox hire Norton as hitting coordinator

    MLB.com Jan 14
    Greg Norton has joined the Red Sox as Minor League hitting coordinator, highlighting organizational appointments announced Thursday by Ben Crockett, the club's director of player development.
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  • Willis sees big '16 ahead for Red Sox's hurlers

    Willis sees big '16 ahead for Red Sox's hurlers

    MLB.com Jan 14
    Pitching coach Carl Willis joined the Red Sox in the middle of a weekend series in Toronto last May and got right to work. There was little time for pleasantries, or even a chance to get to know the individual members of the pitching staff he was hired …
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  • Inbox: Who will catch on Opening Day?

    Inbox: Who will catch on Opening Day?

    MLB.com Jan 12
    Who will the Red Sox start behind the dish on Opening Day? Ian Browne looks at this question and more from Boston fans in the latest Inbox.
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  • Theo praises Dombrowski's offseason moves

    Theo praises Dombrowski's offseason moves

    MLB.com Jan 10
    It's been more than four years since Theo Epstein left the Red Sox for the Cubs, and it's difficult to overstate how much both organizations have changed since. For the Red Sox, it's included one World Series title, two managers and three last-place fin…
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  • SoE: Is David Price better with age?

    SoE: Is David Price better with age?

    MLB.com Jan 10
    Last year, David Price honed his ability to throw a devastating changeup, sparking the Red Sox to sign him to a massive $217 million contract.
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  • Baseball's got talent: Key cogs still on market

    Baseball's got talent: Key cogs still on market

    MLB.com Jan 5
    While teams such as the Cubs and Red Sox struck early with Hot Stove additions, and although many high-profile players already are off the market, there is plenty of talent and time remaining to play a little matchmaking.
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  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.
  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - Pedroia, Schilling Clear The Air 01:00

    Pedroia, Schilling Clear The Air

    Feb 25
    Dustin Pedroia and Curt Schilling look back on the time they spent together with the Red Sox.