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SAN DIEGO (AP) In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night. Hanigan was acquired by San Diego from Tampa Bay earlier in the day in an 11-player, three-team deal that also brought outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, to the Pa
BOSTON (AP) Rick Porcello didn't hesitate when asked to recall memories of pitching in Fenway Park. In his rookie season, he hit Boston's Kevin Youkilis in the back with the first pitch of the second inning. "There it is," said Porcello, smiling about the question. "Getting thrown out in the second inning my rookie year. Getting char
BOSTON (AP) A 22-year-old woman who fell two stories down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park and was seriously injured is suing the owner of the Boston Red Sox and an elevator company. Elisabeth Scotland of Brigantine, New Jersey, sued Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston against Fenway Sports Group and Otis Elevator Co. of Farmington, Connecticut. The suit s
BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have obtained Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers. Varvaro was 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA for the Braves last year, his fifth season in the majors. The Red Sox also sent cash to the Braves. Boston is remaking its bullpen after letting Burke Badenhop and Scott Breslow become free agents a
BOSTON (AP) Just like that, the Boston Red Sox have a starting rotation again. One day after acquiring a pair of starters, the Red Sox picked up a third, rebuilding their starting rotation this offseason almost as quickly as they took it apart during the summer. Hours after trading for Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello on Thursday, Boston signed righty Just
BOSTON (AP) Just like that, the Boston Red Sox have a starting rotation again. One day after acquiring a pair of starters, the Red Sox picked up a third, rebuilding their starting rotation this offseason almost as quickly as they took it apart during the summer. Hours after trading for Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello on Thursday, Boston signed righty Just
BOSTON (AP) Justin Masterson and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $9.5 million, one-year contract. The team announced the signing of the free agent on Thursday night. He can make an additional $2.5 million in performance bonuses: $500,000 each for 185 innings and each additional five through 205. Masterson made 25 starts for Cleveland and St. Louis last s
SAN DIEGO (AP) Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation. The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him. Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on Thursday for right-hander Rick Porcello in a deal that both teams hope will help fill significan
SAN DIEGO (AP) The Boston Red Sox have traded outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello. Pitchers Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier also went to Detroit as part of the trade, which the Tigers announced Thursday. The Red Sox acquired Cespedes in July in the deal that sent Jon Lester to Oakland. Cespedes finished the year with a .260
SAN DIEGO (AP) Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says he wishes he had a little more conversation with Jon Lester last season. Only hours after getting a goodbye call from Lester around 10 p.m. Tuesday before it was learned the lefty agreed to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, Cherington lamented that he wished things had gone dif
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