Tag Archives: Boston Red Sox

Hot Stove: Blue Jays trade Brett Lawrie to A’s for Josh Donaldson

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When I woke up this morning to find the Oakland Athletics and the Toronto Blue Jays made a "blockbuster" trade, I was surprised. One, because of the players involved in the trade and two, the Blue Jays making moves suddenly affects the way the Yankees are operating this offseason. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, ...

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Dellin Betances reacts to Red Sox spending spree

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  Earlier this week, the Boston Red Sox went on a spending spree, shelling out almost $200 Million to sign both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. While the Red Sox went shopping, the Yankees appeared stagnant, but Dellin Betances believes the Yankees are a good enough ball club as is. “I think we have a good team,” ...

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Hot Stove: Can the Yankees show restraint following the Red Sox splashy signings?

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When the team was under the ownership of George Steinbrenner, the Yankees and Red Sox would go to war every offseason and sign the best talent possible. If the Yankees made a blockbuster signing, the Red Sox would immediately counter with a deal of their own. If the Red Sox strengthened their roster with a strong ...

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Hot Stove: Boston Red Sox to acquire both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval

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Hanley Ramirez is coming to the American League East, but it's not to play for the New York Yankees. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Boston Red Sox are close to acquiring free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez will be in Boston today to finalize a five-year, $90 Million deal with the Yankees ...

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Report: Kevin Youkilis retires after 10 seasons in baseball

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A long time ago, Kevin Youkilis was a member of the New York Yankees...actually, it wasn't that long ago. He was a Yankee in 2013 but with the Yankees losing back-to-back seasons, it's honestly felt like an eternity. Youkilis, Derek Jeter and Brian Roberts as of right now have one thing in common: they're all former Yankees ...

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Around The Diamond: Shortstop

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Yesterday, we looked at the Yankees options for second base which included Martin Prado, Brendan Ryan, Rob Refnsyder and Jose Pirela. Today we move over a little bit to a spot that has it's first question mark in 19 seasons: shortstop.  Derek Jeter was the New York Yankees shortstop for 19 seasons. Even when he was ...

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Red Sox hire Chili Davis as their hitting coach

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If the Yankees were planning on hiring Chili Davis, they're going to have to scratch his name off the list because he's found a job with a known rival. According to MLB.com, the Boston Red Sox hired Chili Davis as their hitting coach, taking away one potential suitor for the hitting coach position in New York. Davis ...

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Report: Mets, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Braves interested in Kevin Long

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Well, it looks like former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long won't be without a job for long. According to Mark Feinsand of The Daily News, Kevin Long has received interest from the New York Mets, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves for a hitting coach position. Feinsand added the Pittsburgh Pirates, ...

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