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Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25) dives back safely to first base in the seventh inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Craig throws his hat into the outfield ring in Red Sox’s loss to Marlins

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

JUPITER, Fla. – Allen Craig bolstered his bid for more playing time in Boston’s crowded outfield, hitting a three-run double in helping the Red Sox build a lead, but one the Miami Marlins overcame with an eight-run eighth inning for a 9-4 victory yesterday. Playing in the spring training park he once called home with the St. Louis Cardinals, Craig’s …

Cardinals, Red Sox call off game due to rain during fifth inning

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The spring training game between St. Louis and the Boston Red Sox yesterday was rained out with the Cardinals leading in the middle of the fifth inning. With the game three outs shy of being official, rain started and the game was called after a 55-minute wait. There was standing water on the field when the decision was made …

Sox’s Ramirez belts first homer in win over Phillies

Sunday, March 22, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Boston left fielder Hanley Ramirez blasted a three-run homer as part of a five-RBI afternoon in a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Ramirez collected more RBI yesterday than in his first 10 spring training games combined. He entered the game hitting .208 and with just three RBI. As …

Newcomer Moncada arrives at Red Sox facility

Thursday, February 26, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Yoan Moncada arrived yesterday at the spring training headquarters of the Boston Red Sox, another step toward completion of a hefty contract for the 19-year-old Cuban. The Red Sox and Moncada’s agent reached an …

Ortiz on pace-of-play fines: ‘I might run out of money’

Thursday, February 26, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – David Ortiz has a deliberate routine at the plate. He sounded prepared to pay for it. “I might run out of money,” Ortiz said during a colorful rant yesterday about the new pace-of-play rule …

Big deal for Moncada shows Red Sox serious about Cuba

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox are all in on Cuba, with their pursuit of acclaimed prospect Yoan Moncada the latest example. Moncada’s representative, David Hastings, said yesterday he is hopeful the contract with a $31.5 …

David Ortiz: ‘My belly hasn’t grown like Panda’

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. “My belly hasn’t grown like Panda,” David Ortiz said yesterday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Pablo Sandoval. Ortiz, the final player on the 40-man roster to report, …

Red Sox sign Cuban teen with bonus that exposes inequity in MLB structure

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Yoan Moncada is lucky he was not born in the United States. At least today, he is. The Boston Red Sox signed Moncada, a 19-year-old Cuban infielder with a powerful swing and pianist-quick hands, with a signing bonus worth $31.5 million yesterday. He earned the record sum by …

Red Sox: Triple-A team will move to Providence

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A group of investors headlined by Red Sox President Larry Lucchino announced yesterday it had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would relocate the team to Rhode Island’s capital. Lucchino and several Rhode Island businessmen …

Red Sox reportedly land Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Red Sox agreed to a deal with Cuban switch-hitting infielder Yoan Moncada yesterday, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Moncada batted .277 in two seasons with Cienfuegos in Cuba’s Serie Nacional before leaving the country last …

Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli glad offseason is finally over

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Like many Bostonians that make the trip south in February, Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is glad spring training is finally here. Sure, he’s relieved to leave behind over 5 feet of snow …

Red Sox extend manager John Farrell’s contract through 2017

Sunday, February 22, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox hoped to work out a new deal for Manager John Farrell before they opened camp. They nearly got it done. So while Boston pitchers and catchers held their first official …

Buried Bostonians get Red Sox tickets for digging out hydrants

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Boston Red Sox offered free tickets to fans who helped the city deal with its near-record snow. The Red Sox teamed up with two local websites to offer a pair of 2015 tickets to anyone who shoveled out five fire hydrants. Boston received 90.2 inches of snow …

Former Red Sox, Giants third base coach Wendell Kim dies at 64

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

BOSTON – Former Boston and San Francisco third base coach Wendell Kim died. The Red Sox say he died at the age of 64 after a struggle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Kim spent 30 years in professional baseball, including 15 as a major league coach, and was the …

Miley agrees to $19.25 million, 3-year deal with Red Sox

Friday, February 6, 2015

BOSTON – Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington is pretty much done adding for this offseason. “I would expect the group we have for spring training is in place,” he said yesterday after the Red Sox announced a $19.25 million, three-year contract with left-hander Wade Miley that avoided …