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 ...

Aug 18, 2015

Uehara won't pitch again this season

Koji Uehara is officially out for the season after being told by the Boston Red Sox on Monday that he would not be pitching this year. The Red Sox said last week that Uehara would miss the rest of the season with a broken ...

Farrell says he has cancer

Aug 15, 2015

Farrell says he has cancer

Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a “highly curable” form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma. The 53-year-old Farrell said bench coach Torey Lovullo ...

Aug 13, 2015

Dipoto named Red Sox consultant

Former Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto has been hired by the Boston Red Sox in a short-term consulting role. Dipoto will assist general manager Ben Cherington and the baseball operations department in evaluating talent and assisting with offseason plans, the Red Sox ...

Red Sox closer Uehara out for season with broken wrist

Aug 11, 2015

Red Sox closer Uehara out for season with broken wrist

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara will miss the rest of the season with a broken right wrist. Uehara was hit by a line drive off the bat of Ian Kinsler, the final out of Friday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers. The Red ...

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Aug 9, 2015

Tazawa gives up homer as Red Sox lose to Tigers

Junichi Tazawa pitched for the first time in nearly a week, and the results were similar to his previous outing. Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning off Tazawa, and the Detroit Tigers held off David Ortiz and the Red Sox ...