Tag Archives: Josh Beckett

Sox/Dodgers blockbuster doesn’t change a thing in the AL East


We have seen in the past how one or two moves can change the landscape of the AL East. In 2009 it was the free agent signings of Mark Teixiera, CC Sabathia, and A.J. Burnett that launched the Yankees to the World Series. Last year Boston's acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez had everyone believing the balance ...

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Red Sox agree to ship Beckett, Crawford, and A-Gon to the Dodgers

The Red Sox and Dodgers have agreed upon a mega deal that will send Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, and Carl Crawford to the Dodgers as part of a nine-player deal and are waiting for approval from Beckett and Crawford to make it official, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Aside from Crawford, A-Gon, and Beckett, ...

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Is it 2010 all over again for the Red Sox?

Superstardom. Jacoby Ellsbury had always been an elite steals maven, once swiping 50 bags and 70 bags in back-to-back seasons. He’d regularly hit around .300, and has a .299/.354/.450 batting line. He was roughly league average with the bat, though from 2008-2009, this before accumulating 9.4 wins for the Red Sox and clocking in at ...

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One Thing to be Thankful to the Red Sox For: Beckett’s Extension

Just about one year ago the Red Sox announced that they had signed Josh Beckett to a four-year $68 million contract extension. At the time it looked like a good move. After all, Beckett was a World Series hero in 2007, the same year he won 20 games and came in second in the Cy ...

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Josh Beckett Close to Re-signing with Red Sox

Now the Yankees can't force him to shave that ugly chin-beard The Red Sox and Josh Beckett are close to an agreement on a contract extension for the ace pitcher of 4-years and $70 million which is expected to be announced next week according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. This means that he will not be ...

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Hit and Run: Beckett a Yankee?, Edwar, and the Doc

With Phil Hughes likely the team's fifth starter and Curtis Granderson firmly in place as the team's center fielder the Yankees are just about set for the season. Now we just have to find out who the utility infielder is, exactly how the bullpen is going to be setup, and wait... Here are some news items ...

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