Tazawa signs new deal with Red Sox

Jan 21, 2016

Tazawa signs new deal with Red Sox

Right-hander Junichi Tazawa re-signed with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday on a one-year $3.375 million deal after avoiding arbitration. The 29-year-old, who pitched in 61 games last season for his third straight year with 60-plus games, originally demanded $4.15 million while his team ...

Jan 16, 2016

Tazawa, Red Sox can't agree on deal

Japanese right-hander Junichi Tazawa and the Boston Red Sox have failed to reach an agreement on a salary for next season after the two sides exchanged arbitration figures on Friday. Tazawa was among the 156 players who filed for arbitration on Jan. 12 and ...

Former outfielder Henderson dies

Dec 28, 2015

Former outfielder Henderson dies

Dave Henderson, the former major league outfielder who hit one of the most famous home runs in postseason history, died Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 57. Henderson died early Sunday morning at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to a ...

Dec 22, 2015

Red Sox to retire Boggs' No. 26

Wade Boggs’ No. 26 will be retired by the Boston Red Sox. Boston said Monday it will retire the number of the Hall of Fame third baseman during a ceremony at Fenway Park on May 26, when the number will be added to the ...

Maeda in spotlight as MLB teams mull options

Dec 9, 2015

Maeda in spotlight as MLB teams mull options

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With the haggling for posted Hiroshima Carp ace Kenta Maeda set to start, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday at the baseball winter meetings that the two-time Sawamura Award winner was an intriguing option for big league clubs. “We looked at the ...

Dec 2, 2015

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

The Boston Red Sox and AL Cy Young runner-up David Price have 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 condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the ...

Nov 19, 2015

Red Sox slugger Ortiz to retire after 2016 season

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is planning to retire after the 2016 season. The Dominican slugger said in a video posted on The Players’ Tribune on Wednesday that he will play one more season. It was Ortiz’s 40th birthday, and the post ...

Dodgers, Mattingly part ways in mutual agreement

Oct 23, 2015

Dodgers, Mattingly part ways in mutual agreement

Don Mattingly and the Los Angeles Dodgers stuck to their scripts Thursday, insisting they agreed to a mutual parting of the ways while never revealing the exact reason he won’t return as manager. Like a publicist announcing the demise of a Hollywood marriage, the ...

Sep 25, 2015

Hazen named Red Sox general manager

Dave Dombrowski didn’t have to go far in his search for a new general manager — as it turned out, his man was already in the office. Dombrowski stayed in-house by hiring Mike Hazen as Boston Red Sox general manager on Thursday, promoting him ...

Sep 16, 2015

Red Sox Tazawa shut down for season in MLB to get some rest

The Boston Red Sox say right-hander Junichi Tazawa has been shut down for the remainder of the season to get some rest. Tazawa has appeared in 61 games (58⅔ innings). He is 2-7 with a 4.14 ERA. “I just want to make this perfectly ...

Ortiz hits 500th homer of career in win

Sep 13, 2015

Ortiz hits 500th homer of career in win

David Ortiz had the option of taking a day off. He quickly turned that offer down, responding to a text message from Boston interim manager Torey Lovullo Saturday morning by saying said he wanted to play. Good choice, Big Papi. Ortiz homered twice to ...

Aug 19, 2015

Red Sox hire Dombrowski as president

On their way to a third last-place finish in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night by hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying goodbye to general manager Ben Cherington. Dombrowski takes ...