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John Glenn attended a ceremonial tribute to Ted Williams at Fenway Park. (Getty Images/Darren McCollester) Before he became the first American to orbit the Earth, astronaut John Glenn shared the skies with a Boston Red Sox legend. Hall of Fame outfielde…Share Tweet
Adding Moreland makes Hanley Ramirez Red Sox's primary DHESPN.com 23 hours agoAdding Moreland makes Hanley Ramirez Red Sox's primary DHShare Tweetyahoo.com Dec 8 (yesterday)Koji Uehara will pitch for the Cubs in 2017. (Getty Images/Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox) Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action…Share Tweet
On Baseball: Yankees’ Three-Year Plan: Keep Building, Then Collectnytimes.com Dec 8 (yesterday)By 2019, the last one that ties closer Aroldis Chapman to the team, the Yankees envision a competitive roster of matured prospects and star acquisitions.Share Tweet
Atkins pleased with Meetings progress; still work to doMLB.com Dec 8 (yesterday)The Blue Jays did not make a major splash at this year's Winter Meetings, but even so, general manager Ross Atkins is pleased with the progress that was made.Share TweetQuick, name the only previous reliever to get a five-year deal.Read more...Share TweetMLB.com Dec 8 (yesterday)Should the Orioles now trade Zach Britton? In the energized market for closers, that's one of the questions being asked in the lobbies and suites at these Winter Meetings.Share Tweet
Cashman says Yanks unlikely to add starterMLB.com Dec 7 (yesterday)Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says that he is preparing to head into 2017 without adding to the team's stable of starting pitching.Share TweetHave you ever lived in a city or worked for a company that you promised yourself you’d never live in or work for again? New York Yankees free-agent signee Matt Holliday has, and though his chosen profession essentially guarantees he’ll return to the cit…Share Tweet
Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchersMLB.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)A day after securing the stud pitcher on the trade market in Chris Sale, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski found a common theme in the phone calls he was receiving from other teams.Share Tweet
How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?yahoo.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…Share TweetThe Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…Share Tweet
Showalter doesn't see O's acquiring GardnerMLB.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided updates on rumors during Wednesday's managerial session at the Winter Meetings as a quiet Baltimore club continues to sift through the catching and outfield markets.Share TweetThis isn’t the greatest free agent pool, but there are still some sluggers on the board. One of those—though not as marquee a name as he was, say, 12 months ago, is outfielder Jose Bautista. And one of the teams looking for an outfielder (and, historica…Share TweetThe Yankees were outbid on Yoan Moncada by the Red Sox, who used him to acquire Chris Sale, a pitcher with an asking price that the Yankees found too high.Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)Retired Red Sox star David Ortiz reiterated all season and continued promising after the fact that he has no intentions of playing again in 2017 or beyond. Could it be though that Boston’s monumental trade for Chicago White Sox Chris Sale on Tuesday has…Share TweetIs it possible that Mark Trumbo could return to the Mariners after leading the Major Leagues in home runs last year for the Orioles? According to a source, Seattle has had discussions with the free-agent first baseman's representatives during the Winter…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)For the first time in over 20 years, “rebuild” isn’t a dirty word on the South Side. After decades of half measures, the Chicago White Sox are going all-in, just not in the way many expected. With the trade of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale to the Boston R…Share TweetChris Sale is a great pitcher no matter what the situation is, but it's also true that the poor White Sox pitch framing hurt him more than any other AL pitcher in 2016. Moving to Boston, he should immediately look better, even if little else changes.Share Tweet
Source: Moreland agrees to 1-year deal with Red SoxThe Red Sox capped their wild Tuesday at the Winter Meetings by agreeing to terms with first baseman Mitch Moreland on a one-year deal that is contingent on a physical, MLB.com has learned.Share Tweet
Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For OpenerMar 19Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
Sabathia Discusses Spring DebutMar 17Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Mets Fall To Red SoxMar 16Matt 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.
A-Rod HomersMar 11Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.