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Chris Young a perfect fit for Red Sox (2:29)

Jim Bowden ESPN Insider 

Dave Dombrowski President of the Boston Red Sox told me prior to the off-season his three goals were an impact closer, a right-handed hitting 4th outfielder and a number 1 starter. Kimbrel check 1, Young check 2, now he tries to get David Price for the trifecta.

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Are the Red Sox shopping Hanley Ramirez?

Many expected Boston to try to trade Ramirez this offseason, but there are conflicting reports on the team's efforts to do so. MLB rumors roundup

David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger 

The Red Sox signing of OF Chris Young could open the door for trading Jackie Bradley Jr., but it seems like a quality depth signing to me. Bradley had a big August but also owns a career .298 OBP and Rusney Castillo has yet to show he can hit in the majors. Young is a good fourth outfielder who could start if either falters, leaving Brock Holt to back up in the infield.

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Source: Red Sox, OF Young reach 2-year deal

Free-agent outfielder Chris Young is leaving the Yankees to sign a two-year deal with the rival Red Sox, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.

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Red Sox nab former Yankee Chris Young

Boston has reached an agreement with the free-agent outfielder on a multi-year contract, pending a physical, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick and multiple reports (first reported by Fox Sports). Young had a .320 OBP and 14 HRs in 318 at-bats last season for New York.

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Bogaerts is majors' No. 3 shortstop

Buster Olney applauds the Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts for becoming a standout at the position after some in the organization considered moving him to third base. Top 10 shortstop (Insider)

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Why isn't Pedroia on this list?

Buster Olney doesn't include Dustin Pedroia on his list of the majors' 10-best second basemen. Olney said leaving off the 32-year-old former MVP was his toughest omission. Top 10 second basemen (Insider)

Red Sox on rapid rise in AL East

With the game's best closer in tow and the resources to land an ace in free agency, Boston is trending upward toward contender status, Jim Bowden writes. MLB status check (Insider)

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Red Sox got themselves an elite arm

Craig Kimbrel may be coming off his worst statistical season, but he still posted insane strikeout numbers with the Padres. There's no doubt that Kimbrel is still among the game's best. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)

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Ramírez jugará en Dominicana

Hanley Ramírez se reportará a los Tigres de Licey como parte de su preparación para jugar en primera base con los Medias Rojas. (Translation: Hanley Ramirez will play winter ball, including some first base). Leer

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Schilling subpoena approved, might not be served

A subpoena compelling former pitcher Curt Schilling to appear before a committee probing his failed video game company was approved Monday, but the subpoena is not enforceable outside the state.

Jim Bowden ESPN Insider 

Dave Dombrowski just told us that the two area's he's looking to improve are a number 1 starter and a right-handed hitting 4th outfielder. He also said no decision has been made on who will play center and who will play right between Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr. He also said the Red Sox are in on all of the top free agent starting pitchers as well as trades for the like.

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Football from the Green Monster

This is the view from atop Fenway Park's famous Green Monster for the Boston College-Notre Dame football game. See more photos

Kennedy: David Ortiz is irrepaclable (0:42)
Fenway turning into a football stadium (1:34)
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Athletics sign veteran lefty Hill to $6M deal

In a matter of months, Rich Hill's remarkable path to rejoining a rotation took him from Washington's farm system to independent ball on Long Island and then back to Boston to start in September.

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Clemens: I'll wear Red Sox cap if elected to Hall

Roger Clemens -- who played with the Blue Jays, Red Sox, Yankees, Astros and Yankees -- told 98.5 The Sports Hub radio that if he gets into the Hall of Fame, he'd "obviously" wear a Boston hat. Clemens received 37.5% of of the vote last year, half of what he needs for enshrinement.

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Would Boston trade for Jose Fernandez?

The Red Sox have buckets of money and a deep farm system, so it's more logical to sign a free-agent starter. But if they don't land a top arm, they could pursue Fernandez. See the four prospects that Boston might consider swapping. Other possible destinations

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De David Ortiz a Big Papi

El 16 de diciembre del 2002, los Mellizos de Minnesota dejaron libre a David Ortiz. Un mes más tarde, los Medias Rojas lo contrataron y comenzó la leyenda. Leer

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Próxima parada: Cooperstown

Uno de los mejores bateadores designados de la historia, Ortiz es un profesional de la cabeza a los pies. Leer

OTL Roundtable: Big Papi's farewell (6:40)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2656th
On Base Percentage.3255th
Slugging Percentage.4157th
Earned Run Average4.3125th
Quality Starts8016th

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