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  1. Francona: No big surprises in book

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The much-anticipated book co-written by former Red Sox manager Terry Francona is set to hit bookshelves on Jan. 22. "Francona: The Red Sox Years," co-authored by Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, is a first-hand account of the...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  2. Betts leads off in Holt's absence

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- With his speed and ability to get on base, Mookie Betts could one day prove to be the perfect leadoff man for the Boston Red Sox. The 21-year-old center fielder will lead off Saturday night against the Toronto Blue Jays for only the seco...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  3. Rusney Castillo arrives in Boston, chats with Boston Red Sox mana...

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told's Gordon Edes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  4. Farrell offers guarded take on Castillo

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox manager John Farrell had nothing new to report on the club's agreement with Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, who reached a seven-year, $72.5 million deal with the Red Sox on Friday. "Nothing other than what everyone has read," F...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  5. GM: Sox among several Castillo suitors

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- It's no secret the Boston Red Sox have interest in Cuban defector Rusney Castillo, but general manager Ben Cherington on Tuesday would only say they're one of many teams that have had contact with the 27-year-old prospect. "There's obvi...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  6. Owens dazzles in Triple-A debut

    Joe McDonald

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Red Sox pitching prospect Henry Owens made his Triple-A debut for the Pawtucket Red Sox Monday night at McCoy Stadium, and he did not disappoint. The 22-year-old left-hander worked 6 2/3 scoreless innings and allowed two hi...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  7. Owens promoted to Triple-A

    Joe McDonald

    Anthony Ranaudo isn't the only Red Sox prospect getting promoted on Friday. Left-hander Henry Owens, the No. 3-rated prospect in the Sox system, according to, has been elevated to Triple-A Pawtucket. The 22-year-old Owens has ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  8. Workman looks like he's here to stay

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Brandon Workman was devastated when he was told of his demotion to the minors. When Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell informed the 25-year-old right-hander that he was being optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket on April 8, it had nothin...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  9. Quick hits from the Fort: Carp's versatility

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- In his first year with the Red Sox in 2013, Mike Carp accepted his role as a utility player and enjoyed a great amount of success. Given his abilities as both a first baseman and an outfielder, he could start on some majo...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  10. Capuano arrives at camp

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Newly acquired pitcher Chris Capuano has arrived at camp and he will have his physical Saturday. The 35-year-old left-hander is scheduled to throw his first bullpen session on Sunday. The Red Sox signed the nine-year majo...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  11. Sox to explore long-term deal with Lester

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox president Larry Lucchino indicated on Friday that the team will explore a long-term contract for pitcher Jon Lester. Lester is in the final season of his six-year, $42.75 million contract and he also wants to remain in...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  12. New Boston Red Sox journey begins Thursday

    Joe McDonald

    The Red Sox are back at square one, but have a reliable road map to follow.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  13. Farrell: Sox OK with Koji as closer in 2014

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox manager John Farrell didn't wait long to name Koji Uehara the club's closer for 2014. "With the exception of any additional closer or other reliever added, I think we're completely comfortable starting next year with Koji as ou...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  14. Boston Red Sox pick up Jon Lester's 2014 option

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on left-hander Jon Lester for next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  15. Fenway prepped for party of a lifetime

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- There have been some spectacular moments at Fenway Park in her 101 years of existence. But not since the days of Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox has the home team celebrated a World Series championship at the storied ballpark. That c...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  16. Lackey loses as bullpen can't pick him up

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- During his year-long rehab from Tommy John surgery, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey was motivated by the image of standing on the mound at Fenway Park during the World Series and leading his team to victory. The 35-year-old right-hander toed...

    Blog | October 25, 2013