Just in case it wasn’t already perfectly clear that the Red Sox have no desire to sign Jon Lester to the contract he deserves, principal owner John Henry just made it loud and clear.
By all accounts the Red Sox and Lester are on amicable terms, but they have mutually decided to put the negotiations on pause for the time being.
Between his MVP-caliber play and his status as a Boston sports icon, the designated hitter is now guaranteed to be a Red Sox for life – but is the contract extension (essentially a severance package) good business? Zo & Flynn discuss.
Dan Roche passes along a few quick notes with opening day right around the corner.
Things are getting a bit heated down in the Sunshine State.
John Henry doesn’t want to be the person to knock down Fenway Park, and in thirty years it won’t be his problem to deal with.
Scrapping Fenway, even 30 years from now? Insanity.
David Ortiz said he just wants another year on his contract, and is sick of all his “haters” bashing him for it.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche checked in with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich from Fort Myers on Wednesday morning, where there’s plenty of chatter about David Ortiz and recent comments on his contract (again).
The new owner of the Boston Globe named himself publisher Thursday and appointed a well-known Boston advertising executive as CEO.