• NewSox add organizational starting depth with Velazquez
    The Red Sox added some organizational depth by purchasing the contract of right-hander Hector Velazquez from the Mexican League. The deal is pending a physical. Assuming Velazquez passes the physical, he will receive an invitation to Major League cam…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Feb 17, 4:49pm -
  • NewCastillo, Craig hoping to get back on radar this spring
    In different ways, they were both prominent in the not-too-distant past. On Saturday morning, they went about their Spring Training work together in relative anonymity on Field 5 with the other non-roster position players at Red Sox camp.
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  • Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft
    From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Red Sox's depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:02pm -
  • Spring into fresh look for Red Sox's new year
    Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Red Sox are wearing
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:01pm -
  • Red Sox's Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:01pm -
  • Spring Training has arrived! Get tickets, schedule and gear
    Spring Training is here! Check out the latest ticket deals, gear up at the shop and get ready for the 2017 season with complete Red Sox coverage.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:01pm -
  • See what's new on MLB.TV and catch all the action
    MLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.
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  • Swihart working out kinks in move back to catcher
    Blake Swihart, who is back behind the plate after moving to left field last season, is having some trouble with his throwing mechanics in the early days of Spring Training.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 5:39pm -
  • Fantasy 411 Cheat Sheet
    Get positional ranks and auction values plus insight on top prospects, sleepers, comeback candidates and more to help you dominate your league.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 5:07pm -
  • Sox open camp ready to address 'unfinished business'
    About 90 minutes before the Red Sox bounded out to the fields of Fenway South as a full squad for the first time, they took some time to acknowledge and embrace the high expectations that will follow the club around all season.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:23pm -

Boston Herald

  • NewRed Sox notebook: Non-roster invitee Matt Dominguez in mix at third base
    Subtitle: To compete with Panda, HoltFORT MYERS — When the third baseman walked through the door, Hanley Ramirez came over to say hello. They go way back.Matt Dominguez has played the hot corner in the big leagues more than anyone on the Red Sox o…
    - 45 mins ago 19 Feb 17, 8:46am -
  • NewGreat expectations
    The Red Sox have had plenty of players listed on the Baseball America Top 100 prospects list, and while some have swam, others have sank. Andrew Benintendi comes into this season as the No. 1 prospect in the game. Like Benintendi, almost all of these…
    - 50 mins ago 19 Feb 17, 8:41am -
  • NewVeteran Lester thinks Cubs' youth helps chance for repeating
    MESA, Ariz. — No baseball team has repeated as World Series champions since the New York Yankees reigned from 1998 through 2000.There are reasons, starting with the fact that a title-winning team's offseason is so short.Jon Lester, a three-time Wor…
    - 7 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 2:02am -
  • NewLots of hype around Andrew Benintendi, but he's all business
    FORT MYERS — Carrying a bat that looks longer than his arms, Andrew Benintendi was walking from the indoor batting cage to the main practice field at JetBlue Park, where at least a hundred Red Sox fans could watch him take batting practice Friday a…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • NewBuckley: Despite some errant throws, Blake Swihart says return to catching is going ‘all right’
    FORT MYERS — You hope the story about Blake Swihart is there is no story about Blake Swihart.You hope he is just another player who uses spring training as a seven-week tuning-up exercise for a season the Red Sox hope will last seven months. (Inclu…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • NewWhat a role model
    How big are the shoes Hanley Ramirez has to fill in Year 1 as the replacement for David Ortiz as designated hitter? The word “monstrous” fits the bill. Ramirez is coming off a very good 2016 season in which the 32-year-old first baseman hit 30 ho…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • NewDrellich: New bench coach Gary DiSarcina has a grand plan for Red Sox
    FORT MYERS — One of the newest members of the Red Sox couldn’t get to sleep as spring training began.Everyone’s counting on him, and he’s being tested right away.“My first couple days, I was up at 2 in the morning just wide awake, just thin…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • NewSilverman: Red Sox can pull rank in many areas of baseball’s deepest division — the AL East
    The American League East is where it’s at. It’s deeper in talent than any other division, and also the primary battleground for the Red Sox as they play their imbalanced schedule. Nearly half of their games are intra-divisional.There are a lot of…
    - 10 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • NewKershaw to start opening day for 7th straight time
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Clayton Kershaw will make his seventh straight opening-day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers, tying Don Sutton's franchise record."You take a little bit of pride in wanting to do it every year," Kershaw said. "I'm thankful to get…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Feb 17, 6:31pm -
  • NewDodgers' Gonzalez takes hitting break to heal tennis elbow
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Adrian Gonzalez is taking a two-week break from hitting to heal tendinitis in the Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman's right elbow.Gonzalez still hopes to play for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic next month, he said Friday aft…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Feb 17, 5:48pm -


Providence Journal

  • NewFinal weeks of last season saw Xander Bogaerts trust in his swing again
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Xander Bogaerts got a curveball up and on the outer half from Cleveland’s Cody Allen, a curveball that in weeks previous he would have rolled over and grounded to shortstop. It was the eighth inning of Game Three of the ALDS. It…
    - 3 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 6:30am -
  • NewChristian Vazquez could unseat Sandy Leon as Boston's starting catcher
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — John Farrell can acknowledge now that he might have overworked Sandy Leon a bit too much during his magical season. Leon came out of spring training last season fourth on Boston’s depth chart at catcher but seized the starting…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Feb 17, 12:47pm -
  • NewLoaded Red Sox starting rotation could be baseball's best since Halladay-Hamels-Lee in Philadelphia
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Kyle Kendrick has seen a rotation like this before. Kendrick was a back-end starter with Philadelphia when the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay and signed Cliff Lee as a free agent. Halladay and Lee teamed with homegrown lefty C…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Feb 17, 12:38pm -
  • Ownership: It's World Series or bust for Red Sox
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- For John Henry and the Red Sox ownership group, the mission from the start was to win a World Series. The mission remains to win a World Series. For this Red Sox team, a team that added Chris Sale in a blockbuster trade in Decemb…
    - 1 day ago 17 Feb 17, 10:25pm -
  • Blake Swihart misfiring on throws back to the pitcher
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Any chance that Blake Swihart might beat out Sandy Leon and Christian Vazquez to start at catcher on Opening Day might already have been snuffed out.Swihart failed to connect with several routine throws back to Rick Porcello durin…
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 3:16pm -
  • Red Sox hitters aim to counteract shifting but not at expense of approach
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Defensive shifts have become almost ubiquitous in Major League Baseball, alignments designed to take away as much of the field from hitters as possible.The Red Sox are seeking ways to take the field back -- though not at the expen…
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:21am -
  • Slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval still has to win his job back
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- What Pablo Sandoval weighs might always be a source of fascination to observers of the Red Sox.What Sandoval does on the field, however, will determine his future in Boston. A slimmed-down Sandoval was the center of attention as…
    - 3 days ago 16 Feb 17, 3:36pm -
  • Hanley Ramirez still has David Ortiz in his corner: 'He's my everything'
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Not a day passes that David Ortiz is not a presence in the life of Hanley Ramirez.It was Ortiz who Ramirez called first when he signed his first big contract, a $70 million extension with the Florida Marlins in 2008. It was Ortiz…
    - 3 days ago 16 Feb 17, 3:34pm -
  • Red Sox chat at noon: Join Brian and Tim in the chat room for all things Red Sox
    Spring training is upon us and it's time to restart our weekly chats with Red Sox beat writers Tim Britton and Brian MacPherson. Tim and Brian will join at noon, but you can enter the chat room now to post your questions. If you are experiencing issu…
    - 3 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:00am -
  • Red Sox chat at 1 p.m.: Join Brian and Tim to chat all things Red Sox
    Spring training is upon us and it's time to restart our weekly chats with Red Sox beat writers Tim Britton and Brian MacPherson. Tim and Brian will join at 1 p.m., but you can enter the chat room now to post your questions. If you are experiencing is…
    - 3 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:00am -

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