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Orioles to sign OF Franchy Cordero

Cordero, 28, has spent parts of the past six seasons in the majors, splitting his time between the Padres, Royals and Red Sox. He has long tantalized teams with his elite tools, including his speed and huge exit velocities.

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Red Sox agree to two-year, $17.5 million deal with reliever Chris Martin, per report

The Red Sox have agreed to terms on a two-year, $17.5 million contract with free agent reliever Chris Martin, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The deal is pending a physical.

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Red Sox to sign RHP Chris Martin to two-year deal

Martin, 37 in June, has had one of the more unique baseball trajectories. As detailed in this 2019 piece from Tim Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Martin had shoulder surgery in 2006 that he thought was the end of his career. Years later, he was working for Lowe’s and UPS and discovered during a game of catch with friends that his shoulder didn’t bother him anymore.

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Dodgers lose key reliever to Red Sox

The seven-year MLB veteran was arguably the Dodgers’ best bullpen arm after they acquired him at last year’s trade deadline, going 3-1 with a 1.46 ERA over 26 regular-season appearances.

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Red Sox Rumors: Chris Martin, BOS Agree to 2-Year, $17.5M Contract in MLB Free Agency

The Boston Red Sox and right-handed relief pitcher Chris Martin agreed to a two-year, $17.5 million contract Friday, pending a physical, per ESPN's

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Red Sox clear roster spot by outrighting Ronaldo Hernández to Triple-A Worcester

The Red Sox have outrighted catcher Ronaldo Hernandez to Triple-A Worcester, the club announced on Friday. The move clears a spot on Boston’s 40-man roster, which now sits at 39 players.

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Hall of Famer David Ortiz gives Red Sox fans optimism on Xander Bogaerts situation

After the 30-year-old four-time All-Star and Red Sox were unable to reach a contract extension last offseason, Ortiz spent much of the 2022 campaign urging Boston's front office to retain both Bogaerts and star third baseman Rafael Devers.

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Red Sox Outright Ronaldo Hernandez

The Red Sox announced to reporters, including Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe, that catcher Ronaldo Hernandez has been outrighted to Triple-A Worcester.

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Cardinals, Braves among teams that have spoken to A’s about Sean Murphy

A’s catcher Sean Murphy stands as one of the likeliest trade candidates of the offseason, and Oakland is unsurprisingly receiving a fairly wide array of interest in the former Gold Glover.

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Orioles reportedly checking in on free agent shortstops

The O’s have been deeply committed to a rebuild in recent years and have been among the least active teams in free agency, but that could change after a surprising 2022 campaign.

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The Red Sox Were Slighted By Yet Another Free Agent

The Boston Red Sox were said to be one of the teams that was in on the Jose Abreu sweepstakes. In fact, he was their top target from outside the organization and was a potential fallback option in the event that Xander Bogaerts departed via free agency.

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Dan Secatore

Meet The New Guy: Hoy Park

He plays all over the diamond and is near elite in one particular area.

Who Is He And Where Did He Come From?

He’s Hoy-Jun Park, and Bloom just grabbed him from the Pirates in exchange for an 18-year-old you’ve never heard of.

Park originally signed with the Yankees as a 17-year-old international free agent way back in 2014. It’s actually pretty rare for Korean teenagers to sign with Major League clubs. Korean ballplayers, unlike their counterparts in Latin America, have the...

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Red Sox Rumors: Zach Eflin Used BOS Offer to Leverage 3-Year, $40M Rays Contract

It's rare for the Tampa Bay Rays to win a free-agent bidding war against the Boston Red Sox, but Zach Eflin's preference to play close to his home was a...

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Fitzy Mo Peña

3 Takeaways from the Red Sox ZiPS Projections

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FanGraphs’ annual projection system took a look at Boston in 2023.

With the offseason blazing by a quickly as Albert Pujols post-Thanksgiving meal and pre-Thanksgiving nap, topics related to the Boston Red Sox are few and far between. Hell, topics related to MLB as a whole are hard to come by. A random signing here and a stray rumor there are not going to keep the whistle of baseball fans wet for long—there are only so many times people can get...

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Phil Neuffer

Red Sox Links: Distract Yourself From Xander Bogaerts Rumors With Mitch Haniger Rumors

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I’m not sure what or whom to believe about what’s going on with Xander Bogaerts, but I have to say, as a lifetime supporter of keeping Bogaerts in Boston, I’m not feeling great, even if the Red Sox say everything is fine. (Chad Jennings; The Athletic)

Don’t try to distract me with Mitch Haniger! (Matt Vautour; MassLive)

Actually, you know what, maybe you should. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

He may end up pitching somewhere else next...

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Red Sox reportedly made attempt to sign Zach Eflin before right-hander agreed to three-year, $40 million deal with Rays

The Red Sox reportedly made an attempt to sign Zach Eflin before the free agent right-hander agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the division rival Rays on Thursday.

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Red Sox among ‘most serious suitors’ for Mitch Haniger, per report

The Red Sox are among the most serious suitors for free agent outfielder Mitch Haniger, Jon Morosi of MLB.com reported on Thursday. Haniger, who turns 32 later this month, hit the open market for the first time earlier this winter after spending the last six years with the Mariners.

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AL East team interested in one-time All-Star Mitch Haniger

While Haniger isn’t in the same boat as Bellinger or Conforto, he’s also looking to rebound from a relatively down year to match pre-2022 heights.

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Dean Roussel

2022 In Review: Oof, It’s Time For The Ryan Brasier Article

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The Red Sox bullpen certainly showed both its flaws and opportunities to be better in 2022. Ryan Brasier definitely presented both of these.

2022 In One Sentence

Almost every time a win was direly needed in 2022, the game was left in the hands of Ryan Brasier, who promptly made a mockery of that decision but kept his job because somehow there were even worse options.

The Positives

Do you remember when you’d get in trouble for arguing with your...

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Mike Carlucci

OTM Open Thread 12/1: It is Thursday

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Wake me up when December ends...

Happy Thursday. The rumors are flying about Xander Bogaerts. He’s cut ties with the Red Sox. He’s following the Padres on Instagram. The Phillies might prefer Trea Turner. So far though nothing has changed officially.

While fans wait for offseason moves to improve the team's outlook, the Boston Red Sox announced a major off-the-field move Wednesday: a 10-year partnership with Massachusetts Mutual...

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