Jackie Bradley Jr. had a lot more to brag about in his latest trip back to his alma mater. The Boston Red Sox outfielder is making the rounds this weekend at South Carolina, where he spent three years on the Gamecocks’ baseball team.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 4:57 am
Dustin Pedroia rocks Bobby Orr jersey at Bruins-Coyotes game in Arizona originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.comDustin Pedroia got his Boston sports fix in a convenient place Saturday night.The Boston Red Sox second baseman, who attended Arizona State
Posted: November 18, 2018, 2:40 am
New York Yankees right hander David Robertson is one of the best relief pitchers on the MLB free-agent market, and it sounds like the list of teams he’d consider signing with is based on geographical reasons. MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch tweeted some insight into Robertson’s plans, which revolve around staying close to home. David Robertson is representing himself this offseason.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 3:46 am
The Boston Red Sox need to figure out their closer situation with Craig Kimbrel hitting free agency, but there’s still a chance the 30-year-old veteran returns to the 2018 World Series champions. Fancred’s Jon Heyman wrote Thursday the Red Sox “retain interest in star closer Craig Kimbrel, but it will come down to price. The contract term part makes sense for the Sox.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 3:02 am
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen will undergo heart surgery on Nov. 26 and is expected to be fully recovered prior to spring training, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports. Jansen announced the upcoming surgery on Friday at the Dodgers’ annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. “If we don’t find anything, so let’s say they go in and nothing happens, everything is good, I will be done in two weeks,” Jansen said, per Gurnick.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 12:59 am
World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox. The 35-year-old Pearce was a free agent after completing a $12.5 million, two-year deal that he got from Toronto in December 2016. “We’re thrilled to have Steve back with us for another year as we think he’s a great fit for our club,” Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said in a statement.
Posted: November 16, 2018, 11:38 pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: This week across the NBC Sports Regional Networks, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at some of the top free agents in baseball. Friday is dedicated to Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin. BOSTON – Patrick Corbin’s place in the pitching market will have a loose effect on what Chris Sale can expect if he indeed reaches free agency a year from now.
Posted: November 16, 2018, 10:58 pm