The Boston Red Sox will open pre- season camp without outfield prospect Bryce Brentz, who the Major League Baseball team said is recovering after shooting himself in the leg while cleaning his handgun.
Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner who helped the Boston Red Sox end an 86-year World Series drought, rejoined the organization as a special assistant to General Manager Ben Cherington.
The Boston Red Sox signed former Texas Rangers catcher and first baseman Mike Napoli to a three- year, $39 million contract, MLB.com said, adding a slugger who’s hit a combined 54 home runs over the past two Major League Baseball seasons.
David Ortiz dismissed concerns about his age, health and dedication after signing a two-year contract extension with the Boston Red Sox. The designated hitter, who turns 37 on Nov. 18, was limited to 90 games last season because of an Achilles tendon injury.
Jason Varitek was named special assistant to Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington, seven months after he announced the end of a 15-season Major League Baseball career spent entirely as a catcher with Boston.
The Boston Red Sox sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and outfielder Carl Crawford -- the team’s three highest-paid players -- to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a nine-player trade.
The Boston Red Sox sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and outfielder Carl Crawford -- the team’s three highest-paid players -- to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a nine-player trade yesterday.