Red Sox Hot Stove
Shortstop Steven Drew is not expected to accept the Red Sox’ qualifying offer, as his agent Scott Boras reportedly has meetings with other interested teams already set up during next week’s general manager meetings in Orlando.
With the Red Sox’ deal with Mike Napoli in limbo, the team is currently looking at another option at first base.
A person familiar with the talks said the Red Sox and Pirates are close to completing a trade that would send All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan to Boston for a handful of prospects.
The Red Sox don’t have the best “on paper” team they’ve had in recent years, but Dan Roche says that might be a good thing.
The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday with the latest on the Mike Napoli deal.
The Boston Red Sox have signed shortstop Stephen Drew to a one-year deal, CBSSports’ Jon Heyman is reporting.
The Boston Red Sox signed starting pitcher Ryan Dempster to a two-year, $26.5 million deal on Thursday, pending a physical.
The Boston Red Sox are in serious discussions with free agent right-hander Ryan Dempster, according to a report.
The Red Sox showed constraint at the winter meetings, and Dan Roche is hoping they continue on that path throughout the off-season.
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told reporters at the baseball winter meetings in Nashville that he expects Jacoby Ellsbury to be the team’s starting center fielder come opening day.