The Red Sox placed Dustin Pedroia on the 60-day injured list after the team claimed righty Phillips Valdez off waivers. Pedroia has played just nine games over the past two seasons.
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The Boston Red Sox have named Jerry Narron to be bench coach under interim manager Ron Roenicke. The 64-year-old Narron has spent 32 years as a player and coach in the majors.
From names you'd forgotten all about to others you still need to learn, here's one player to track in every spring training camp.
Catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who played for three of the Astros' AL West rivals between 2016 and '19, says "everyone in baseball" knew they were stealing signs and that he changed his signs every single pitch.
Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says A's pitcher Mike Fiers looks "like a snitch" for exposing the Astros sign-stealing scandal after the fact.
After all the heat off the diamond, we've finally got action on it -- along with a look at a key issue each team will sort out on the field.
Looking at all 30 clubs, don't be shocked when these comeback candidates and rising rookies make their teams.
Jonathan Lucroy could challenge Kevin Plawecki for Boston's backup catcher role behind starter Christian Vazquez.
Rob Manfred roiled baseball with his comments about the Astros, Justin Turner responded and Mike Trout has something to say about all of this. Buster gets David Schoenfield's take on the continuing war of words across baseball and they run through the best players at each position in the league. Later, Sarah Langs joins the show to talk about where the Dodgers, Yankees and Angels stand after their big offseason acquisitions.
Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez thinks the bashing of the Astros has gotten to be a little much and wants baseball to move on.
Red Sox owner John Henry disputed the notion that trading Mookie Betts was primarily to get under the luxury tax threshold.
Although Red Sox starter Chris Sale played catch to stretch out his arm on Saturday, interim manager Ron Roenicke made it clear the team won't rush Sale's return from a case of the flu and pneumonia, even if that means he misses Opening Day.
Red Sox outfielder Kevin Pillar says not having approached Kobe Bryant about writing a children's book like he had hoped to do is "something that's going to haunt me."
From teams dumping their best player to failing to address their biggest needs, we look at the winter's worst swings and misses.
Imagine a baseball world with no trades, no free agents and no switching teams after a player is drafted or signed. What would your team look like?
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal with free-agent outfielder Kevin Pillar, according to The Boston Globe.
Eduardo Rodriguez will make $8.3 million in 2020 after losing in salary arbitration to the Red Sox on Thursday.
William Weinbaum ESPN
On this 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues' founding, note Ted Williams' 7/25/66 advocacy in his HoF induction speech: "I hope that some day the names of Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson in some way could be added as a symbol of the great Negro players that are not here only because they were not given a chance." The Hall began enshrining Negro Leaguers in 1971 & Williams said in our 1999 Outside the Lines interview that his ‘66 speech was one of the most important things he'd done.
Dustin Pedroia, who has played just nine games over the past two seasons, still has soreness in his surgically repaired knee and will not report with the rest of the Red Sox position players on Monday.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
David Price said he understands why people are surprised a franchise like the Red Sox would trade a generational talent like Mookie Betts, "But I've done this a long time. I've seen a lot of different moves. And if I put myself in that owner's seat, or that general manager's seat, I can kind of wrap my head around it and understand what was going on, what they were trying to do, which is sustainability and stuff along those lines."
The Red Sox will send the Dodgers $2.666,667 on the 15th of each month from April through September in 2020, 2021 and 2022 as part of the David Price and Mookie Betts trade.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, on pending free agent Mookie Betts: "We're hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time."