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  1. 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
  2. In dominating fashion, Pedro gets Hall call

    Gordon Edes

    Pitcher Pedro Martinez, who once wrenched off the heads of his sisters' dolls to use as baseballs, on Tuesday was a first-ballot selection to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the 12th Red Sox pitcher so honored and the second from his native Domin...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  3. Cherington: Sox aren't searching for an ace

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- If Ben Cherington's words can be taken at face value, James Shields isn't walking through the Boston Red Sox clubhouse door anytime soon. Neither is Max Scherzer, Cole Hamels nor Johnny Cueto, the elite starting pitchers whose names have be...

    Blog | December 20, 2014
  4. Red Sox OF picture coming into focus

    Gordon Edes

    SAN DIEGO -- Thursday's trade of Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello provides some clarity to how the Red Sox outfield is expected to line up in 2015. Rusney Castillo was signed last August to be the center fielder. Han...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  5. Boston Red Sox acquire pitchers Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson, ...

    Gordon Edes

    In a flurry of moves late Wednesday and early Thursday, the Boston Red Sox added three starting pitchers as they attempt to fill the rotation void left when Jon Lester decided to sign with the Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Boston Red Sox acquire LHP Wade Miley from Arizona Diamondbacks

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox took the first step toward improving their 2015 rotation by acquiring left-hander Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster and a minor-leaguer yet to be identified, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  8. Boston Red Sox make contract offer to Justin Masterson

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox made a contract offer Monday to former Sox pitcher Justin Masterson, according to a major league source.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  9. Follow-up thoughts on Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval joining the ...

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- A few thoughts in the aftermath of Tuesday's day-night news conference doubleheader with Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez: • Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly was responsible for one of the worst days of Ramirez's career, when he d...

    Blog | November 27, 2014
  10. Boston Red Sox owner John Henry hopeful on re-signing Jon Lester,...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry said Tuesday that the team remains "hopeful" of re-signing pitcher Jon Lester and indicated a willingness to exceed the $189 million luxury tax threshold as part of that pursuit.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  11. Braves court Lester; Sandoval awaits offers

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- While free-agent pitcher Jon Lester was in Atlanta on Thursday, listening to the Atlanta Braves make their pitch, free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval was still waiting to receive an offer from the Boston Red Sox, according to his brothe...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  12. Jon Lester offer on table from Boston Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    The Red Sox made a contract offer to free-agent pitcher Jon Lester when he met with the team's owners earlier this week and are also preparing to make an offer to free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, according to major league sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Sox owners to meet with Lester, agents

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- In the strongest indication yet of the Red Sox's interest in re-signing pitcher Jon Lester, team ownership is planning to meet with Lester and his agents, Seth and Sam Levinson, perhaps as soon as the end of the week. Seth Levinson said...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Exec predicts Lester will return to Boston

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- Few things invite more skepticism than the suggestion that the Boston Red Sox will re-sign free-agent pitcher Jon Lester. Given where the market for elite starting pitching is headed, and the fact the Sox offered Lester only four years and...

    Blog | November 10, 2014