Originally by Terry Cushman – @cushmanMLB on AvidBoston.com One of Ben Cherington’s final acts as general manager of the Boston Red Sox was drafting Andrew Benintendi with his first round pick in the June 2015 MLB amateur draft. The former Arkansas Razorback was the seventh pick overall. Another […]
Source — The Boston Red Sox have officially announced the signing of slugger J.D. Martinez to a five-year contract through the 2022 season. The Red Sox will hold an introductory news conference with Martinez at 9 a.m. on Monday. Martinez had arrived at the spring training facility Wednesday in Fort Myers, Florida, […]
ESPN — For a team that won 93 games and a division title, the Boston Red Sox rarely seemed to be having any fun last year. Now, as they prepare for a new season with practically the same roster, two prominent players are admitting there were problems in […]
2018 saw the induction of four players –Chipper Jones, Vlad Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman– into Cooperstown, in addition to Alan Trammell and Jack Morris, who were voted in by the Modern Era committee in December. Looking ahead, there are some important first time names for the […]
The Milwaukee Brewers just acquired Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins for 4 prospects and then reached an agreement with Lorenzo Cain for 5-years and $80M. This is a big move from a franchise that usually does not pay out in the off-season. Sure, they will dish out […]
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It just broke a little bit ago – Corey Kluber and Max Scherzer have won the Cy Young award. First, let’s start with Kluber. Corey Kluber finished the 2017 season with a very impressive 18-4 record and 2.25 ERA and beat out Chris Sale of the Boston Red […]