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Fort Report: Full-squad workouts begin
2/18/19 via SoxProspects News
The Fort Report will run every Monday and Thursday through the end of spring training, at which point we will transition back to our Minor Notes columns. Here are Monday's notes from Fort Myers: Today marks the first full-squad workout this season for the Red Sox. Pitchers and catchers r...
The Sox's Spring Training battle to watch
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs....
Instead of turning page, Red Sox rolling along
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
As the Red Sox had a ceremonial start of sorts to their World Series title defense with Monday's first full-squad workout, there were no doors closing or pages turned. The way manager Alex Cora looks at it, why would you want to separate yourself from something that was so special?...
Signing Sale to extension a priority for Red Sox
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
Determined not to repeat the mistake they made with Jon Lester five years ago, Red Sox ownership on Monday voiced a priority to sign ace lefty Chris Sale to a long-term extension....
Werner: Kimbrel 'extremely unlikely' to rejoin Sox
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox still haven't named a closer. Craig Kimbrel still hasn't found a home on the free-agent market. However, Red Sox chairman Tom Werner suggests not to read too much into those two independent factors....
Here are the Red Sox's 2019 Top 30 Prospects
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
Though the Red Sox have been in win-now mode at the big league level, they have begun to replenish their Minor League talent via the Draft and the international mark....
Projected 2019 lineups, rotations for every team
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
Spring Training is here, so now is a good time to project what each club's Opening Day lineup and rotation would look like if the season began today....
Reasons for optimism for each MLB club
2/18/19 via MLB Red Sox
On this opening week of Spring Training, all 30 Major League teams have one thing in common: optimism. Here's an optimism cheat sheet for each of them....
Celtics coach Stevens visits Cora, Red Sox
2/17/19 via MLB Red Sox
As Red Sox manager Alex Cora got ready to do his daily press briefing after Sunday's workout, he saw from a distance that the media was preoccupied with another prominent Boston coach....
J.D. looking to build off monster 2018 campaign
2/17/19 via MLB Red Sox
A year ago at this time, J.D. Martinez was sweating away in solitude at his Miami training base, hoping his prolonged free agency would finally end....
Wright to be full-time reliever for Red Sox in '19
2/16/19 via MLB Red Sox
You no longer need to call knuckleballer Steven Wright a swingman. Red Sox manager Alex Cora envisions a defined role for the veteran righty in 2019, and it will consist of him flummoxing hitters in the mid-to-late innings....
Elite rotation sets tone for Red Sox culture
2/16/19 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox might wind up boasting the best rotation in the Majors this season, and overpowering stuff will be a prominent reason, but not the only one....
WATCH: Pedroia takes first BP of spring
2/16/19 via MLB Red Sox
Spring Training is underway. Players around the league are stepping back onto the baseball field as they get ready for the 2019 season. MLB.com's beat reporters have you covered with the action from every team's training camp. Keep track of the latest highlights of Spring Training right here....
Pedroia Arrives Cautiously Optimistic, Mookie Believes He Can Improve, Price Plans To Repeat Himself, Radio Booth Installs Revolving Door
2/16/19 via the joy of sox
What a beautiful sound. pic.twitter.com/1ySIi2HumE — Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) February 12, 2019 Dustin Pedroia played only three games last season, going 1-for-11 in late May. Now 35 years old, FY is preparing for his 14th major league season with a cautious optimism . ( Video of his firs...
Lindy's 2019 Baseball Annual: Yankees Predicted To Finish Atop AL East
2/16/19 via the joy of sox
Lindy's Sports - 2019 Baseball Annual AL East Yankees Red Sox Rays Blue Jays Orioles General Comments : Yankees - As GM Brian Cashman put it, the Yankees were a "fully operational Death Star" during the Hot Stove season, adding James Paxton and courting some of the top free agents, i...
Podcast Ep. #153 - The Truck is There
2/15/19 via SoxProspects News
Pitchers and catchers have begun to arrive in Fort Myers. Baseball is back and so are we. Chris and Ian bust open the mailbag to answer your questions. Would the Red Sox ever use an opener? Chris and Ian go deep on that, and the state of starting pitching development in the Red Sox system. The guys ...
Pending free agent Bogaerts open to extension
2/15/19 via MLB Red Sox
Xander Bogaerts has been under the employ of the franchise since Aug. 23, 2009, when he signed as an international free agent out of Aruba at the age of 16. He went from a boy to a man with the Red Sox, and from a prospect to a star who will soon collect his second World Series ring. It's hard for h...
Pedroia hopes to return, lead off on Opening Day
2/15/19 via MLB Red Sox
The bravado that Dustin Pedroia once carried with him as frequently as his bat and glove has been replaced by a cautious optimism. Call the 35-year-old Pedroia wiser and more realistic, which is to be expected after all he has gone through the last year and a half to come back from the toughest inju...
A Twitter user solved Price's uniform mystery
2/15/19 via MLB Red Sox
A Twitter user solved Price's uniform mystery...
Go Fish
2/15/19 via the joy of sox
If you want to see some pictures of me ice fishing almost a half-century ago, click here . If you couldn't possibly care less about that, click here ....
Where did Betts rank on Top 100 Right Now?
2/15/19 via MLB Red Sox
The 2019 MLB season feels so close now. Spring Training has begun. Players are taking the field. So it's time to rank the best of the best....
Red Sox can still win the offseason
2/15/19 via MLB Red Sox
We're reluctant to finalize our list of offseason winners because, as you may have heard, there are some prominent unsigned free agents. Not just Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, either....
Prospects who should vie for a roster spot
2/14/19 via MLB Red Sox
The 30 prospects below all are getting very long looks this spring with an eye toward breaking camp with the parent club. Even if they start the year in the Minors, they all should get the chance to contribute at some point in the very near future....
Unburdened Price ready to go back to back
2/14/19 via MLB Red Sox
Without question, David Price felt a little lighter on Thursday as he held court with the Boston media to mark the beginning of his fourth season with the Red Sox....
Was Betts' tale of Verlander a sly humblebrag?
2/14/19 via MLB Red Sox
Was Betts' tale of Verlander a sly humblebrag?...

 

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