Former big leaguer Jerry Royster will be joining Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine's staff as third-base coach, replacing Tim Bogar, who will move to bench coach, according to team sources.
The Red Sox will name Bobby Valentine their next manager, a source said Tuesday.
Based on their track record, the Red Sox won't go for a big name as manager.
The Boston Red Sox will sign free-agent outfielder Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million contract, a source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com on Wednesday.
Terry Francona said Saturday the MRI on J.D. Drew's right hamstring showed that he would not need to go on the disabled list.