Nov. 29—Playing for the Boston Red Sox has always been Jacob Wallace’s dream. Ever since his days starring for Methuen High baseball, Wallace rooted for the Red Sox and hoped to one day suit up for his hometown club. So imagine his delight when he learned that not only were the Red Sox trading for him, but they were shipping big league outfielder Kevin Pillar to the Rockies in exchange. “That …
Posted: November 29, 2021, 5:01 am
One of the top free-agent infielders is off the market as Marcus Semien reportedly has signed a long-term deal with the Texas Rangers.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 9:57 pm
There’s a strong free-agent market this offseason and with both teams and players eager to get their futures secured, deals are coming a mile a minute. We’ve heard from Chaim Bloom during this period and unfortunately, it’s been plenty of the same from Boston’s CBO. Lots of interest, plenty of positivity, but no action.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 6:04 pm
The Red Sox continue to have interest in free-agent infielder Javier Baez, per a report, with two other teams competing for his services.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 5:30 pm
In his first start of the series, Wacha pitched six innings and allowed two runs to help the Cardinals win Game 2. The Red Sox got their revenge in Wacha’s next start, pounding him for six runs over 3 ⅔ innings pitched to help clinch the World Series win at Fenway. Wacha has some less-than-fond memories of that night in October 2013, but he appears to be happy to have the Fenway Faithful on his side now.
Posted: November 28, 2021, 3:28 pm
NEW YORK — This week some 401 voting members of the Baseball Writers Association will be receiving their 2022 Hall of Fame ballots — or as I prefer to call it, the Ballot from Hell. You’ve got steroids cheats going off, steroids cheats coming on, two other steroids cheats somehow hanging on, another leading candidate accused of some horrible sexual harassment charges — and then there is the …
Posted: November 28, 2021, 10:30 am
John Tomase explains why Red Sox prospect Triston Casas is among the most talked about players in the Arizona Fall League.
Posted: November 26, 2021, 4:05 pm
‘Thanks to Worcester, it appears we made a great decision” to leave Rhode Island
Posted: November 26, 2021, 10:01 am
Nov. 24—Since he was first hired — and then re-hired — as manager of the Boston Red Sox, Alex Cora has seemingly always known what buttons to push. He led Boston to arguably its best season ever in his first season as manager, helping the Red Sox capture the 2018 World Series title. Then in his first year back this season he led the club from the AL East basement to the American League …
Posted: November 25, 2021, 2:46 am
The Boston Red Sox reportedly are one of several teams in the mix to sign free-agent right-hander Marcus Stroman.
Posted: November 25, 2021, 1:47 am
The NBA player has been a part-owner of Liverpool F.C. since 2011.
Posted: November 24, 2021, 6:46 pm
Was Kyle Schwarber’s offensive prowess in Boston an aberration or a sign of things to come? How the Red Sox view that question may determine whether the slugger returns, writes John Tomase.
Posted: November 24, 2021, 1:30 pm
Free agent left-hander Steven Matz reportedly is heading to the St. Louis Cardinals on a four-year deal despite interest from the Red Sox.
Posted: November 24, 2021, 1:15 pm
The longer the Red Sox go without giving Rafael Devers a contract extension, the more our John Tomase wonders about team owner John Henry’s long-term philosophy for his baseball team.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 5:42 pm
After extending Alex Cora in Boston, Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom turns his attention to the managerial vacancy in Worcester.
Posted: November 23, 2021, 11:17 am
On the latest Sporticast episode, hosts Scott Soshnick and Eben Novy-Williams discuss some of the biggest sports business stories of the week, including the English Premier League’s new six-year, $2.6 billion deal with NBCUniversal. The deal covers the league’s rights for both English- and Spanish-language broadcasts in the U.S. It’s the most valuable American TV […]
Posted: November 23, 2021, 10:55 am
Teams in need of outfield help will have plenty of options on the free-agent market. Here’s a look at the top 10 outfielders available this winter.
Posted: November 22, 2021, 10:26 pm