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  1. Your turn: What's next for the Red Sox?

    Assuming the Mike Napoli situation ends with him in a Red Sox uniform, the team will have added eight free agents this offseason, which -- as Gordon Edes noted yesterday -- is as many as they've acquired in the John Henry era (they also added eight a...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  2. Lucchino stresses discipline, patience

    Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino on Thursday morning urged fans to stay patient, assuring them that the holes that need to be filled will be addressed while signaling the team wouldn't be handing out any seven- or eight-year deals to free agents thi...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  3. Should Sox tread carefully in free agency?

    Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino on Friday said that while the team would never rule out signing free agents, it was approaching this offseason's class with "some skepticism" based on the lack of success it's had in that area the last few seas...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  4. Red Sox announce non-roster invitees

    The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday tied up a few loose ends before heading to Fort Myers, signing four players to minor league contracts and announcing 20 non-roster invitees to spring training. The four free agents, all placed on the Triple-A Pawtu...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  5. Jon Lester meeting with Giants today

    Free-agent pitcher Jon Lester is slated to meet with the Giants on Monday, according to ESPN's Buster Olney, as the Red Sox and the rest of the baseball world waits for the ace left-hander to make a decision on where to sign. According to Olney, i...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  6. Lester talks to resume before season's end?

    Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said Thursday he expects to resume contract negotiations with ace Jon Lester before the end of the season. Lester will become a free agent at the end of the season, and contract talks were halted before the...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  7. Cherinton doing due diligence on Tanaka

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Thursday he has been in touch with the agent for Japanese free-agent pitcher Mashahiro Tanaka but did not indicate whether the Red Sox were planning on meeting with him. Cherington told Boston sp...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  8. Sources: Sox remain in touch with LaRoche

    As the Boston Red Sox continue to work toward finalizing their agreement with Mike Napoli, they remain in contact with free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche, baseball sources told ESPN's Jim Bowden on Thursday. The team's concern about Napoli's hi...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  9. Cody Ross heading to Arizona

    The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms Saturday with free-agent outfielder Cody Ross on a three-year, $26 million contract with a club option for 2016. "Could not be happier to be in the Dbacks family! Truly Blessed!" Ross posted on his Twitter ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  10. Will Red Sox be in on Josh Hamilton?

    In his handicapping of the race for 31-year-old outfielder Josh Hamilton (Insider), ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney noted what makes this "the most unique set of circumstances for any free agent since the system began in 1976, a mix of raw power and...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  11. Sources: Sox, OF Jonny Gomes agree

    BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox and free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes have agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal, pending a physical, sources told ESPN. Gomes, who turns 32 on Thursday, has eight-plus seasons of big league experience with the Tampa ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  12. Sox ink Cody Ross, DFA Scott Atchison

    Free agent outfielder Cody Ross signed a one-year deal with the Boston Red Sox, the team announced Thursday. No terms were disclosed, but a source told's Jerry Crasnick on Monday that the agreement was for $3 million. Right-hander Sco...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  13. Ortiz still undecided on arbitration

    It looks like Bobby Valentine's first act as manager of the Boston Red Sox is to recruit free agent designated hitter David Ortiz. According to multiple reports, Valentine is headed to the Dominican Republic to meet with Ortiz, who is hosting a ch...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  14. GM: Sox weren't ready to offer Pap 4 years

    BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said he didn't know whether free agent closer Jonathan Papelbon's signing with the Philadelphia Phillies was a done deal, but he did acknowledge that he'd seen the reports of the agreement betwe...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  15. Report: Sox have yet to make Pap an offer

    The Boston Red Sox have not yet made a contract offer to Jonathan Papelbon, an unnamed major league source told The news does not come as a big surprise, as Papelbon was not likely to accept a deal just days before becoming a free agent...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  16. Red Sox lose out on reliever Guerrier

    Cross off another potential addition to the 2011 Boston Red Sox bullpen, which is still murky beyond Jonathan Papelbon and Daniel Bard as the list of free-agent relievers dwindles. The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to terms with Red Sox target...

    Blog | December 15, 2010