Buster Olney passes along what he's hearing regarding the market for starter David Price, has an observation regarding the Cardinals' lineup and more.
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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)
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)
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on deals for Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons and Leonys Martin. Plus, favorite Thanksgiving dishes and more!
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
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Próxima parada: Cooperstown
Uno de los mejores bateadores designados de la historia, Ortiz es un profesional de la cabeza a los pies. Leer
Stats are in David Ortiz's favor
Designated hitters are often looked over as Hall of Fame candidates, but none of them have put up the kind of power numbers that Ortiz has at the position.
Will Todd Frazier land in Boston?
In order to make room for Frazier, Boston would have to eat a large chunk of a remaining $59.8 million with Pablo Sandoval. But with talent like lefty Brian Johnson or 3B Michael Chavis, the Sox aren't empty-handed going to the Reds. Potential trade destinations for Todd Frazier
Tom Brady and David Ortiz have been Boston sports heroes at the same time, and Brady paid tribute to Ortiz on Wednesday.
La próxima será la última
El astro dominicano David Ortiz aprovechó el día de su cumpleaños número 40 para anunciar que se retira después de la temporada 2016. Mirar
David Ortiz, who has led the Red Sox to three World Series titles in his 14 seasons with the team, officially announced Wednesday that he will retire after the 2016 season.
Reports: Athletics sign Rich Hill
The A's agreed to a one-year deal with the free-agent lefty worth $6 million pending a physical, according to multiple media reports. Hill, 35, posted a 1.55 ERA in four late-season starts with the Red Sox this year.