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This is a 2015 photo of Robbie Ross Jr., of the Boston Red Sox baseball team. This image reflects the Red Sox active roster as of Sunday March 1, 2015, when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Ross, Red Sox agree to $1.25 million, 1-year contract

Saturday, January 30, 2016

BOSTON – Pitcher Robbie Ross and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. Ross can earn a $25,000 performance bonus under Friday’s agreement, either for 60 games or 60 innings. A 26-year-old left-hander, Ross was 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 54 relief appearances last year, when he earned $566,500. He was Boston’s last player in arbitration. …

Red Sox’s Ramirez embracing idea of moving to first base for 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Hanley Ramirez doesn’t expect any setbacks playing another new position with the Boston Red Sox this season. Ramirez, a shortstop for most of his career, struggled to adjust after moving to left field last year, leading the team to relocate him to first base in 2016. “I’ve always been an infielder, so it’s going to be easy,” Ramirez said Saturday …

With Ortiz retiring, Red Sox prepping youth for future

Friday, January 22, 2016

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox want to send Big Papi out as a winner. From the moment designated hitter David Oritz announced that this will be his last season, his team and teammates have been thinking about a fitting way to send him into retirement. Their conclusion: No specially commissioned rocking chair …

Source: Red Sox agree to $217 million, seven-year deal with Price

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox and AL Cy Young runner-up David Price agreed to terms on a seven-year free-agent deal worth $217 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. The person spoke on …

Free agent outfielder Young reportedly signs with Red Sox

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Boston Red Sox signed free agent outfielder Chris Young, according to sources. was the first to report Monday that the Red Sox agreed to a multi-year deal with Young, who hit 14 home runs in a part-time role with the New York Yankees last season. Young …

Athletics add former Red Sox lefty Rich Hill on $6 million deal

Saturday, November 21, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – Left-hander Rich Hill agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Friday, giving the low-budget franchise a versatile, experienced pitcher who can handle a variety of roles. Hill took his physical …

’Big Papi’ Ortiz had a career of big moments for Red Sox

Thursday, November 19, 2015

From his back-to-back walk-offs in the 2004 playoffs to his .688 batting average in the 2013 World Series, David Ortiz seemed to perform best under pressure. Here are some of his signature moments: ∎ His heroics in the 2004 playoffs began with a game-ending homer in the 10th inning …

Red Sox DH Ortiz confirms plans to retire after 2016 season

Thursday, November 19, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Boston’s beloved “Big Papi” who helped the cursed franchise end its dynasty of disappointment and cursed out the bombers who attacked his adopted city, said on Wednesday he will play one …

David Ortiz reportedly will retire after 2016 season

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

David Ortiz, the Boston Red Sox slugger who put up some of the best numbers since the prime of his career last season at the age of 39, will retire after the 2016 season, Fox Sports’s Ken Rosenthal …

Boston gets closer Kimbrel from Padres for four prospects

Saturday, November 14, 2015

BOSTON – New Boston Red Sox boss Dave Dombrowski on Friday night made his first big move to rebuild the franchise after its third last-place finish in four years, acquiring four-time All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the San …

Red Sox shortstop Bogaerts wins Silver Slugger

Friday, November 13, 2015

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts won the American League Silver Slugger award for his position yesterday, earning the distinction in only his second full year in the major leagues. Bogaerts, the lone Boston player to come away with an award, had a breakthrough season, batting .320 with seven …

Red Sox meet with Ramirez at GM meetings about move to first base

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Boston Red Sox want to see less of Hanley Ramirez next season. New Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski met with Ramirez and agent Adam Katz at the site of the general managers’ meetings and discussed the team’s plan to move Ramirez to first base. …

Pitcher Buchholz’s $13 million option exercised by Red Sox

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox exercised their $13 million option on right-hander Clay Buchholz. The 31-year-old was 7-7 with a 3.26 ERA in 18 starts this year, striking out 107 and walking 23 in 113.1 innings. His season was cut short by a strained right elbow that caused …

Farrell thanks well-wishers, even Yankees fans

Saturday, October 24, 2015

BOSTON – Ten weeks after being diagnosed with cancer, Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell was given a clean bill of health by doctors and cleared to resume regular activities to the extent his body will allow. “The …

Red Sox say manager John Farrell’s cancer is in remission

Friday, October 23, 2015

BOSTON – The Red Sox said Manager John Farrell’s cancer is in remission. Boston said Farrell had his post-treatment testing and learned on Thursday that his non-Hodgkins lymphoma was in remission. Farrell said he’s thankful for the support …