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  1. Abreu, Cano, and Cruz: Three Stellar Seasons, Three Free-Agent St...

    Jonah Keri

    Rather than wait until November to provide the next round of big free-agent news, the Red Sox made a splash over the weekend, signing 27-year-old outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the biggest deal ever awarded to a C...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. What the Red Sox's Rusney Castillo Signing Means for the Pla...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On Saturday, the Red Sox signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the largest ever awarded to an amateur player. Castillo, the latest free-agent position player to come out of Cuba, will likely be Boston's starting ce...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. B.S. Report: JackO and Jonah Keri

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up his buddy JackO to talk Yankees-Red Sox, then Grantland's Jonah Keri joins the show to predict the Rookie of the Year and World Series contenders. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes,...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  4. MLB's five positive regression candidates for 2014

    Jonah Keri

    Five teams poised to bounce back after disappointing 2013 campaigns.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
  5. Headlines From the Future: Anticipating the Probably Inevitable R...

    Michael Baumann

    One of the constants in baseball in the 2000s has been the Cardinals' and Red Sox's status as contenders. Not every year, sure, but most years. So while only a fool would attempt to predict the 2016 World Series matchup with certainty on October 1 of...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  6. Jonah Keri on the Red Sox and the World Series

    Jonah Keri

    A potent lineup, a killer closer, and a savvy manager will lead Boston to another championship

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  7. Video: Four Minutes of Big Papi Doing Awesome Things in the Posts...

    Grantland Staff

    There are a lot of good reasons to hate the Boston Red Sox, but I'm pretty sure David Ortiz is someone upon whom everyone can agree. Remember his speech after the Boston Marathon bombing this year? Characters like Big Papi are one of the reasons spor...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  8. AL East Report: Laser Show Locked Up, O's Pen Gets a Boost

    Jonah Keri

    Two AL East contenders made moves Tuesday, one of them a win-now play, the other with an eye toward the future. The Red Sox locked up their franchise player, signing Dustin Pedroia to a seven-year, $100 million contract extension. The All-Star sec...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  9. Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in the league. Is it blasphem...

    Jonah Keri

    It started with a meaningless pitch in spring training and just might end with a plaque in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  10. Drew Signing More of the Same for the Bargain-Hunting Sox

    Jonah Keri

    The Red Sox agreed to a one-year, $9.5 million contract with shortstop Stephen Drew, giving all-glove/no-bat prospect Jose Iglesias another year of seasoning in the minors. Drew hit .265/.328/.433 in his seven-year big-league career. When healthy,...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  11. Red Sox Make Their First Move With Napoli Signing

    Jonah Keri

    The Boston Red Sox signed Mike Napoli to a three-year, $39 million contract. Which raises the question: Which Mike Napoli are they getting? Take a look at Napoli's past four seasons, the four in which he's played more than 100 games: 2009: 11...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  12. Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Mike Barnicle

    Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  13. Rany Jazayerli on how major league teams overvalue prospects

    Rany Jazayerli

    Once a upon a time, teams got great value by trading for minor league studs. Not anymore.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  14. Michael Schur on the Boston Red Sox

    Michael Schur

    The Bad Old Days are back again.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  15. Malcolm Gladwell on the NBA lockout

    Malcolm Gladwell

    The author of The Tipping Point explains why owning a basketball franchise has always been a bad business — and ought to stay that way.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  16. Jay Caspian Kang looks back at Ichiro Suzuki's dazzling rookie se...

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Ten years after Ichiro Suzuki broke into the majors, a reflection on the 2001 Mariners, Jackie Robinson, the Four Noble Truths and the cultural impact of baseball's most enigmatic player.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011