#Boston Red Sox

Dodgers linked to 5-time All-Star slugger in free agency

After non-tendering multi-time All-Star Cody Bellinger this offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers could be turning around and adding another one. Sports Illustrated’s Pat Ragazzo reports Saturday that the Dodgers are showing interest in free agent slugger JD Martinez. Ragazzo notes that Martinez worked with Dodgers hitting coach Robert Van Scoyoc before.
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Former Red Sox Hurler Inks Deal With Diamondbacks After Difficult 2021 Season

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a move Thursday to try to shore up their shaky bullpen. Arizona -- like the Boston Red Sox -- didn't feature a strong bullpen in 2022. Boston had the fifth-worst bullpen in Major League Baseball with an ERA of 4.59 and the Diamondbacks weren't with the sixth-worst bullpen with an ERA of 4.58.
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Baseball Hall of Fame vote: Analyzing chances of Barry Bonds, Curt Schilling, more on Contemporary Era ballot

When most people think about the vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame, we think about the BBWAA vote where there are hundreds of writers and the players need to get 75 percent of the vote. It's what gets the most coverage because media members write about their own votes and most give their rationale, plus, it's the quickest and easiest way for most players to get in. I've already done a breakdown of 10 things to know on this year's ballot, but we won't know the results until mid-January.

Cardinals: Why St. Louis should make Sean Murphy their next catcher

Sean Murphy is the perfect fit for St. Louis, and they need to make a strong play for him. The St. Louis Cardinals are filling their catcher position for the first time in two decades after the retirement of future Hall of Famer Yadier Molina, and there have been so many different options floated out there this off-season. Out of all the catchers available, Sean Murphy is far and away the perfect fit for the Cardinals this off-season.

MLB Rumors: Xander Bogaerts, Ex-Red Sox Executive Set To Meet

Xander Bogaerts has continued to generate buzz amid his much-anticipated free agency. Former Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, now serving the same role with the Philadelphia Phillies, reportedly is scheduled to meet with Bogaerts as the defending National League pennant winners have expressed hefty interest in acquiring a star shortstop before the start of next season.

3 best Pirates’ Bryan Reynolds trade destinations

All eyes are on free agency in the MLB right now, and for good reason. But the trade market is also worth paying attention to as well, and it looks like a big name may have found his way onto the trade block. That’s because Pittsburgh Pirates star outfielder Bryan Reynolds has requested a trade off of the Pirates with their current contract talks being at an impasse.
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Pittsburgh Pirates CF Bryan Reynolds, a reported Red Sox target, requests trade

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds has requested a trade ahead of baseball’s winter meetings. Reynolds hit .262 with 27 homers and 62 RBIs in 145 games last season, when Pittsburgh finished with a 62-100 record. In Reynolds’ four years with the team, the Pirates are 211-335 for a .386 winning percentage.

10 memorable White Sox trades from the Winter Meetings

The Winter Meetings are usually a few days packed with a lot of action around baseball – both signings and trades with a pretty large magnitude have become the norm at these meetings. Jacob deGrom’s signing with the Rangers on Friday night served as the sort of sneak preview of what could come over the next few days for some teams in the market for big prizes.

Red Sox rumors: Xander Bogaerts will meet with Phillies before Winter Meetings (report)

According to reports, Dave Dombrowski and Xander Bogaerts will get a chance to re-familiarize themselves with each other soon. The Phillies are aggressively pursuing shortstops and will meet with Bogaerts before the Winter Meetings begin Monday, according to Jayson Stark of The Athletic. Philadelphia is planning to meet with all four top free agent shortstops, including Bogaerts, Carlos Correa, Trea Turner and Dansby Swanson.

Boston Red Sox bolster bullpen with signing of Chris Martin

The Boston Red Sox are slowly moving along this off-season. There’s still the Xander Bogaerts situation that needs to be resolved. Rafael Devers is still not signed to a long-term extension. Then of course, there’s the issue regarding the Red Sox bullpen. However, the Red Sox took a...

GM Ng inspires women in baseball at '22 Take the Field event

SAN DIEGO -- Early December is one of the busiest times on an MLB general manager’s calendar, if not the busiest. Yet Marlins general manager Kim Ng had good reason to clear an hour or two from her schedule ahead of the Winter Meetings. After all, having the opportunity...