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Bowing to Boras for Martinez may be a big mistake for the Red Sox

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Senior Staff Writer  We have reached the second week of January and the silence coming from the Red Sox offices on Yawkey Way continues to be deafening. While many believe that team president of baseball operations, Dave Dombrowski will ultimately get a deal done with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez, there are no indications that his agent Scott Boras is interested in agreeing...
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Red Sox sign Smith and Wright to avoid arbitration

RED SOX AGREE TO TERMS WITH RIGHT-HANDED PITCHERS CARSON SMITH AND STEVEN WRIGHT ON ONE-YEAR CONTRACTS BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today agreed to terms with right-handed pitchers Carson Smith and Steven Wright on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts for the 2018 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Smith, 28, returned from Tommy John surgery in 2017, allowing only...
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Have Dombrowski’s past expenditures left the Red Sox spent?

By Kevin Flanagan  BSD Senior Staff Writer If you like white toast and black coffee for breakfast, you will almost certainly love the 2018 Boston Red Sox. However, if your taste for baseball incorporates a bit of a more wide-ranging palate, you will be as bored by this bland bunch when Opening Day arrives on March 29th in Tampa against the Rays, as you were with last...
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Red Sox ink Mitch Moreland …not sure why

The Red Sox have announced their first big free agent signing is a familiar name -- Mitch Moreland. The 32-year-old Moreland has agreed to a two-year contract with the Sox, who (for now) keep the same first base/designated hitter combination, with Hanley Ramirez manning the DH spot. The deal is worth $13 million, with the opportunity to...
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