Red Sox Preparing For Life Without VaritekFor 15 years, Jason Varitek was the voice in the Boston pitching staff's ear, and the target behind the plate, giving the Red Sox their hard-nosed, gritty identity that they used to win two World Series titles. Now, it appears that era has come to an end.
Valentine: 'Don't Think A Captain Is Necessary'New Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine already has a team captain. And if he opts not to join the team, Valentine doesn’t see it necessary to name another.
Jon Heyman: Yankees Moves Don't Put Them Ahead Of SoxJon Heyman joins Gresh & Zo and talk about moves around the MLB as well as Hall Of Fame voting.
Red Sox Give Varitek Spring Training InviteThe Boston Red Sox have invited Jason Varitek to spring training as a non-roster player, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman.
Heyman: Which Starters Could The Sox Be Looking At?Jon Heman joined Gresh & Zo and talks Sox and the newly acquired Andrew Bailey as well as other hot topics around the MLB.
Heyman: Red Sox Still Discussing Possible Jason Varitek ReturnThe Red Sox have internally discussed bringing Jason Varitek back to the team, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman.
Dan Roche's December ThoughtsDan Roche covers all the bases, from Tim Tebow to Mark Melancon to the Celtics bench!
Cherington On Varitek: Hope He's 'Part Of Red Sox In Some Way'The Boston Red Sox already have a pair of catchers in Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Kelly Shoppach, but they would still like to find a spot for veteran backstop Jason Varitek.
Red Sox Sign Shoppach; Varitek Out?The Red Sox have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach, which could mean the end of Jason Varitek’s playing days in Boston.
Jon Heyman On Sox Bullpen: Few Guys Still Out ThereCBS Baseball insider Jon Heyman joins Gresh & Zo to talk about the Sox bullpen, right field and catcher position.
Wakefield, Varitek Done With Red Sox? Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said he has spoken to both Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek about 2012, but it does not sound like either are in Boston’s future plans.
Red Sox Offer Arbitration To Ortiz, WheelerJason Varitek, JD Drew, Eric Bedard and Tim Wakefield were not offered arbitration.
Orioles Hire Dan DuquetteA person familiar with the deal says Dan Duquette has signed a three-year contract to become the Baltimore Orioles' president of baseball operations.
8 Red Sox Become Free AgentsEight Boston Red Sox officially became free agents on Sunday.
Cherington On Sox Free Agency History: 'Not Good Enough'Ben Cherington said free agency is one of the areas the Red Sox front office will have to improve on.