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Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz vows to defy new rule


The Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. – David Ortiz has a deliberate routine at the plate. He sounded prepared to pay for it. “I might run out of …   Full story 

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Boston Red Sox’ David Ortiz needs to see bigger picture

David Ortiz usually seems like a big leaguer who gets it. That is, unlike far too many of his brethren, Ortiz grasps the incredible good … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Red Sox owner John Henry is OK with price for Yoan Moncada

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 … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Investors purchasing PawSox, moving team to Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A group of investors headlined by Red Sox president Larry Lucchino announced Monday they had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2015

Red Sox 1B Mike Napoli glad offseason is finally over

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Like many Bostonians that make the trip south in February, Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli is glad spring training is … Full story    
Published:  February 24, 2015

History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast

Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps as spring training opens. Their careers … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

MLB makes small pace of game changes, passes on bigger steps

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball is slowly addressing the lagging pace of games. MLB and the players’ association announced an agreement Friday to enforce … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

Champion San Francisco Giants begin effort to win in ‘odd year’

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The San Francisco Giants roll in even years, winning the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014. Enough of that pattern, Giants … Full story    
Published:  February 23, 2015

Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval’s weight is no big deal

Breaking news just in from Fort Myers, Fla., year-round home of top-shelf pawn shops and strip malls, spring home of the Boston Red Sox: Pablo … Full story    
Published:  February 22, 2015

Boston Red Sox, John Farrell agree on contract extension

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox extended manager John Farrell’s contract on Saturday through the 2017 season, with a team option for 2018. … Full story    
Published:  February 21, 2015

Memo to MLB commish Rob Manfred: Don’t emulate Bud Selig

Sometimes getting back to basics is the best course of action. Perhaps newly ordained Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred should consider doing just that. … Full story    
Published:  February 18, 2015

New York’s Alex Rodriguez to fans: I’m sorry

NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez issued a five-paragraph handwritten apology “for the mistakes that led to my suspension” on Tuesday without detailing specifics about his … Full story    
Published:  February 18, 2015

Banks’ sons fight with agent over will

CHICAGO (AP) – The twin sons of Ernie Banks asserted Monday that his agent and caretaker coerced the Chicago Cubs baseball great into signing a … Full story    
Published:  February 17, 2015

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

BOSTON – Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is pretty much done adding for this offseason. “I would expect the group we have for spring … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2015

Ogando can earn up to $1.5 million in bonuses with Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) – Alexi Ogando can earn up to $1.5 million bonuses under his contract with the Boston Red Sox. Ogando agreed Friday to a … Full story    
Published:  February 3, 2015

Nationals reach deal with Scherzer

WASHINGTON – Sure seems as if Max Scherzer and his wife now will be able to afford to buy themselves at least one of those … Full story    
Published:  January 20, 2015

Local Baseball

Spinners Dinner on Saturday

The Lowell Spinners will be hosting their annual Awards Dinner on Saturday at the UMass-Lowell Inn and Conference Center, with doors opening at 5 p.m. … Full story    
Published:  January 16, 2015