As part of the trade, the Yankees agreed to send Boston $850,000 on July 1 to cover part of the $8 million owed to Ottavino, a 35-year-old right-hander entering the final season of a $27 million, three-year contract. New York remains responsible for Ottavino’s $3 million signing bonus, due next Jan. 15. I know it’s the Yankees and I understand what that means and it’s the most storied rivalry in sports,” Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said.
Posted: January 26, 2021, 2:19 am
Merger talks between the owner of the Boston Red Sox and blank-check firm RedBall Acquisition Corp. have fallen apart, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The transaction that had been discussed last year would have combined the baseball team’s parent company, Fenway Sports Group, with RedBall in a transaction valued at $8 billion, Bloomberg News previously reported.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 11:55 pm
Jarren Duran has yet to make much headway as a Red Sox prospect, but his stellar performance in the Puerto Rican winter league World Series is a very encouraging sign, writes John Tomase.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 4:58 pm
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with second baseman Enrique Hernandez and right-hander Garrett Richards, a person with knowledge of the deals told The Associated Press. Hernandez is a career .240 hitter who has hit 71 homers with 227 RBIs in seven seasons, most of them with the Dodgers. The Red Sox need a second baseman to replace Dustin Pedroia, who has played in just nine games since injuring his knee in 2017.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 12:46 am
The Boston Red Sox reportedly are one of six teams showing interest in free-agent slugger Marcell Ozuna.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 6:49 pm
The Boston Red Sox and utility man Kik Hernandez reportedly have agreed to a two-year contract.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 1:00 am
The Red Sox shouldn’t necessarily be big spenders this offseason, but the team’s approach outlined by Sam Kennedy ignores a more palatable alternative, writes John Tomase.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 8:17 pm
David Ortiz, Jaylen Brown and a few other current and former Boston athletes paid tribute to Hank Aaron after the baseball legend’s death Friday.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 6:29 pm
Major League Baseball’s free agent market is beginning to heat up as the now nearly certain report date of Feb. 16 for pitchers at spring training camps in Florida and Arizona is growing closer and closer. The Yankees have re-signed infielder D.J. LeMahieu and added right-hander Corey Kluber for a combined $101 million. LeMahieu’s deal […]
Posted: January 22, 2021, 10:55 am