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  1. Farrell: Craig could see time at third base

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox have spoken with Allen Craig about playing some third base in spring training, and the first baseman-outfielder was receptive to the idea, manager John Farrell said. Switch-hitting free agent Pablo Sandoval was signed to a fi...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Sox GM: No more roster splashes expected

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington all but put to rest Thursday any notion that the Sox will sign free agent pitcher James Shields or trade for another front-line starting pitcher before the start of spring training. Speaking with re...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  3. Farrell's goal: 'Get a couple of 200-inning pitchers'

    Gordon Edes

    SAN DIEGO -- How do you build the top of a pitching rotation? "Ideally, if you can get a couple of 200-inning pitchers -- they don't grow on trees, but that's the goal," Red Sox manager John Farrell said. There are only five pitchers in basebal...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  4. Boston Red Sox offer to Jon Lester "was the best we could do," sa...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston GM Ben Cherington said Wednesday that the Red Sox did "what we felt was the best we could do" in their final offer to free agent Jon Lester.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  5. Farrell, Cherington: Sox still in on Lester

    Gordon Edes

    SAN DIEGO -- And, on what appeared to be the penultimate day of the hunt for Jon Lester, here is what the Red Sox said about their chances of signing the free agent left-hander: Red Sox manager John Farrell: "I think we're still confident that we ...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  6. Farrell: Cespedes a possibility in center

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Red Sox manager John Farrell raised the possibility that Yoenis Cespedes could open the 2015 season as the team's center fielder, even as Cespedes looms as a potentially valuable trading chip in Boston's efforts to acquire starting pitching...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  7. Sandoval reportedly will visit Boston

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington would not confirm a Boston Globe report that Pablo Sandoval and his agent, Gustavo Vasquez, are scheduled to visit Boston next week. Signing the free-agent third baseman and free-agent pitcher Jon ...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  8. Ben on Napoli, Victorino, Castillo, Pedroia

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- A few other Red Sox tidbits from the baseball general managers meetings: • Mike Napoli is home and recovering from the surgery he had for sleep apnea, which involved a reconstruction of his jaw. GM Ben Cherington said it was possi...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  9. Cherington 'happy to have' Cespedes

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- While Ben Cherington mentioned only David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia as "untouchables" on the team's roster, the Red Sox general manager all but said Tuesday that he won't be trading outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, despite considerable speculati...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  10. Cherington: Sox willing to make exceptions

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- With an opportunity to dismiss the assessment of one baseball executive that the Red Sox are willing to make a long-term offer to free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, general manager Ben Cherington did nothing of the sort Tuesday afternoon. I...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  11. Ben Cherington, Boston Red Sox setting foundation for offseason

    Gordon Edes

    Ben Cherington is ready to set the foundation for a busy offseason.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2014
  12. Pedroia wins fourth Gold Glove at 2B

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox third-base coach Brian Butterfield could not cast a vote for Dustin Pedroia to win a Gold Glove as the American League's best fielding second baseman. Managers and coaches are not allowed to vote for players on their own team. But Bu...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  13. Thumb injury ends Rusney Castillo's Arizona Fall League season

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington downplayed the thumb injury that will sideline Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for the rest of the season in the Arizona Fall League, but given the team's history with similar injuries suffered...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  14. Red Sox offseason primer: Outfield

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- How unsettled was the Boston Red Sox outfield last season? Manager John Farrell used nine left fielders, five center fielders and 10 right fielders. The outfield Farrell envisioned he'd have to open the season -- Grady Sizemore in center...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  15. Red Sox offseason primer: Second base

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The trainers know. So do the manager, general manager, owners, teammates and presumably his wife, Kelli. Somehow, Dustin Pedroia swears them all to secrecy. If he won't tell you he's hurt, they sure as hell won't, either. That has been a...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  16. Red Sox offseason primer: Starting pitching

    Gordon Edes

    The postseason is in full swing, but for the Red Sox, so is the offseason. General manager Ben Cherington was surveying the team's young players in instructional league in Fort Myers, Florida, last week, organizational meetings will soon be held,...

    Blog | October 06, 2014