Red Sox Transactions
The Boston Red Sox announced their first cuts of the spring on Monday.
The Red Sox have acquired first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, the team announced Wednesday.
An official with knowledge of the deal says the Boston Red Sox have signed first baseman Lyle Overbay to a minor league contract.
The Red Sox have signed lefty reliever Craig Breslow to a two-year contract on Thursday, with a club option for 2015.
The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and new closer Joel Hanrahan, reaching one-year deals with each of the players.
The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract on Thursday.
The Boston Red Sox and Mike Napoli have finally agreed to a deal — one 44 days in the making.
The Boston Red Sox have completed a deal with the Pirates for closer Joel Hanrahan, sending four players to Pittsburgh in return for the two-time All Star.
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.
Once again, the Red Sox have claimed RHP Sandy Rosario off waivers this off-season.