BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with outfielder Daniel Nava on a one-year contract that will pay him $1.85 million. The deal means the sides avoid arbitration. Nava batted .270 with 21 doubles, four homers and 37 RBIs in 113 games last season. He also played 24 games at Triple-A Pawtucket.
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers acquired right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Robbie Ross. With the deal Tuesday night, the Rangers got the 6-foot-7 right-hander who didn't sign after being picked by them out of a New Jersey high school in the 11th round of the 2007 draft. "He is a guy we like, we've lik
BOSTON (AP) Bill Monbouquette, an All-Star pitcher who threw a no-hitter and had a 20-win season for his hometown Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 78. Monbouquette died Sunday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston due to complications from leukemia, the Red Sox announced Monday. Monbouquette spent more than 50 years in professional baseball as a pla
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame plaque will feature a Boston Red Sox cap. Now he is waiting for a decision on his hairstyle. The Hall of Fame announced on Thursday that Martinez will have a Red Sox cap on his plaque, John Smoltz's will have the Atlanta Braves and Randy Johnson's will feature the Arizona Diamondbacks.
BOSTON (AP) 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. Porcello, a 26-year-old right-hander, was acquired from Detroit last month after going 15-13 with a 3.43 ERA last
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Major league baseball teams spend a lot of time working with their prospects on hitting and throwing, on throwing to the cutoff man and which base to cover on the wheel play. But there's more to it than that. There's who gets a tip on road trips. Where the rookies should sit on the team plane. And please think twice before sen
WASHINGTON (AP) The Nationals have acquired catcher Dan Butler from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Danny Rosenbaum, who had Tommy John surgery in May. Washington announced the swap of minor leaguers Wednesday. The 28-year-old Butler, who is on Washington's 40-man roster, hit .256 during six years in the minors with the Red Sox organization. He was a
BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department. Ferreira is a native of Rhode Island who has worked in minor league operations for the Red Sox for 16 years. The move was announced as part of a series of offseason
BOSTON (AP) Left-handed relief pitcher Craig Breslow and the Boston Red Sox have finalized their 2 million, one-year contract. The deal, agreed to in mid-December, was announced by the Red Sox on Wednesday. Breslow was acquired from Arizona late in the 2012 season. The 34-year-old has pitched in 120 games for the Red Sox during the past two years, including