LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Red Sox manager John Farrell expects Dustin Pedroia, Clay Buchholz and Andrew Miller to be ready for the start of spring training. Pedroia had surgery on his left thumb in November and Farrell said his feisty second baseman had the pin taken out last week. Farrell said Monday at baseball's winter meetings that even if Pedroia
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BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have finalized a $9.5 million, two-year contract with right-handed reliever Edward Mujica. Mujica had 37 saves and a career-best 2.78 ERA for St. Louis in 2013 and was selected an All-Star for the first time. But he lost his job as closer with a series of bad outings in September and pitched only two innings in the Cardinals
BOSTON (AP) Mike Napoli is returning to the Boston Red Sox. The free agent first baseman with the bushy beard reached agreement with the World Series champions Friday on a two-year contract for $32 million. Napoli tweeted that "The beard is coming back to Boston!!! Couldn't be happier!!"
BOSTON (AP) A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox and reliever Edward Mujica have agreed on a two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announced. The 29-year-old Mujica gives the Red Sox some protection if closer Koji Uehara, wh
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Bats, gloves and jerseys used by the Boston Red Sox during their World Series victory are among the memorabilia now on display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The items went on display Thursday in the Cooperstown museum's "Autumn Glory" section, where artifacts documenting the history of World Series an
BOSTON (AP) Jacoby Ellsbury went to the New York Yankees. Jarrod Saltalamacchia is gone, too. The Boston Red Sox began rebuilding for their World Series title defense Wednesday when they signed free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract.
BOSTON (AP) Free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday. The deal would be pending a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't finalized the agreement. The lefty-hitting Pierzynski and righty David Ross, the backu
"The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams" (Little, Brown and Company), by Ben Bradlee Jr. Ted Williams would have loved to see his Boston Red Sox go from worst to first and capture their third championship in a decade. Arguably baseball's greatest hitter, Williams appeared in only one World Series during his 19 years with the team, and his
BOSTON (AP) Right-hander Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Kalish were cut loose by the Boston Red Sox, who failed to offer 2014 contracts by Monday night's deadline. The 29-year-old Bailey was 3-1 with a 3.77 ERA and eight saves in 13 chances for the World Series champions, making 30 appearances before season-ending shoulder surgery on July 24. He was
BOSTON (AP) Tired of watching the Boston Red Sox fumble away their chances early in the World Series, David Ortiz called his teammates together in the visitor's dugout at Busch Stadium and, for the second time in the season, delivered the words everyone needed to hear. "We don't get here every day. Let's relax and play the game the way we