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Fifth-starter auditions underway
The Sox starters in the first two Grapefruit League games, Hector Velazquez and Roenis Elias, are vying for a fifth starter spot that might be needed the first week of the season.
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Okay . . . let the speculation begin
J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox agreed to a deal Monday. It's now Friday, and the contract still isn't signed. It potentially points to complication during the medical review.
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Setback for recovering Red Sox infielder
Infielder Marco Hernandez is sent back to Boston from spring training because his surgically repaired left shoulder is bothering him.  
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Twice as nice for Sox in exhibition opener
The Red Sox get spring training started with a doubleheader vs Northeastern and Boston College.
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Would Swihart benefit from a trade?
For Blake Swihart, the grass might be greener on the other side.
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J.D.'s Red Sox roots go way back
J.D Martinez's sister, Mayra, posts an Instagram picture of a young  J.D standing on Yawkey Way in Red Sox gear, celebrating his 19th birthday.
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No need to panic . . . yet
Another day has passed without J.D. Martinez being introduced in a Red Sox uniform. But there’s still no reason to think the Sox have graduated from due diligence to great alarm.
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Yanks GM: Red Sox still AL East favorites
Yankees GM Brian Cashman wants to make sure he doesn't provide any extra motivation for the Boston Red Sox.
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Waiting, not worrying
The Red Sox say they'll need more time to evaluate J.D. Martinez's medical reports, but the delay is thought to be logistical and is not expected to jeopardize the deal.
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Here's why J.D.'s coming to Boston
What prompted J.D. Martinez to agree to sign with the Red Sox: The two opt-out clauses, and at least some outfield playing time.
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'A great dude, a really good acquisition'
J.D. Martinez arrives in Fort Myers and ex-teammate David Price raves 'he's going to hit a lot of homers for us.'
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Martinez gets a hefty guarantee from Sox
Even if J.D. Martinez opts out of his Red Sox contract after the second year, as he has the option to do, he's still guaranteed to pocket $50 million from the deal.
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BST PODCAST: Price recruited Martinez?
Jared Carrabis joins Boston Sports Tonight to discuss David Price’s recruitment of J.D. Martinez, and Price's comments about what it's like to play in Boston.
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(Clockwise) Boston Red Sox J.D. Martinez, Mitch Moreland, Brock Holt, Blake Swihart.
Odd man out? Look to the bench
It's not first base and DH where the addition of J.D. Martinez creates roster intrigue - they'll be plenty of playing time to go around. But who fills out the bench? That's another story.
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When they were Detroit Tigers teammates, Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price (right) talks with J.D. Martinez.
Price the recruiter
Despite what he termed "so much more negativity" in Boston, David Price helped convince former teammate J.D. Martinez to join the Red Sox, USA TODAY reports.
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BST PODCAST: How Martinez signing impacts Sox
The Red Sox have made their splash in free agency as they sign slugger J.D. Martinez to a 5-year, $110 million.
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Worth the wait
Dave Dombrowski has taken a lot of flack for being an inefficient spender. But he squeezed value out of the J.D. Martinez deal.
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Twitter reacts to Sox signing Martinez
Here's how Twitter reacted to the Boston Red Sox finally signing J.D. Martinez.
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Sox (finally) get their man
Red Sox add the power hitter they've been seeking, as at last they reach an agreement with J.D. Martinez.
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Sources: Sox, Martinez still negotiating Monday
The Red Sox and J.D. Martinez remained in negotiation on Monday, sources tell NBC Sports Boston.
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Henry: We've made a lot of changes
John Henry on Monday said that the Red Sox have, in fact, changed ahead of 2018 despite adding no new players from the outside to their major league roster.
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Many questions, few answers from Henry
Red Sox owner John Henry avoids questions on Yawkey Way, WEEI during his annual spring-training meeting with the media.
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Kimbrel has chance to save Cora
Alex Cora would like to break the mold with Craig Kimbrel and use him in any situation when the game is on the line. If Kimbrel agrees, it could help the new manager in more ways than one.
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Red Sox finally add to their roster
Eduardo Nunez is back in the fold on a one-year deal with a player option for 2019.
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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
'It's not one leader'
Pedroia calls his knee surgery the "best decision I could have made," wishes he'd done things differently last season and says the Red Sox need greater leadership as a group, not just from one individual.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: C's need Smart back, Hanley goes all TB12
Celtics need Marcus Smart back now more than Gordon Hayward? Will Hanley Ramirez adopting the TB12 Method solve the Sox power shortage?
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Mookie Betts Hanley Ramirez
Ramirez becomes TB12 disciple
The 2018 Red Sox could be an episode of Hanley vs. Time.
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Sources: Red Sox, Nunez near deal, pending physical
The Red Sox are close to a key signing to improve their depth, asking Eduardo Nunez to return to the roster for another year.
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Still casting a large shadow
Dave Dombrowski didn't replace David Ortiz on -- or off -- the field last year, and a no-change offseason would indicate nothing is different now. But the players say they can step up and fill the void.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Celtics head into break on low note
The Boston Sports Tonight crew looks at the questions surrounding the reeling Celtics as they head into the All-Star break.
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La Russa: Belichick's still 'got that fire'
Red Sox front office staffer -- and Hall of Fame manager -- Tony La Russa says his friend Bill Belichick is 'a model for the rest of us.'
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Wright says he didn't harm his wife
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright said he did not touch his wife, Shannon, in an incident that drew police to their Tennessee home.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: A clean slate for David Price?
Today's BST podcast features conversation surrounding David Price, the red hot Bruins, and sluggish Celtics.
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Cora knows he will need to earn player's respect
Yeah, you know what? Some players do look over the new guy with perhaps a dubious eye. Always have, always will. That’s how it is, so why pretend differently?
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Swihart could get a look at second base
Marco Hernandez and Brock Holt were names you figured to see at second base while Dustin Pedroia recovers from right knee surgery.
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Bradley passively shoots back at insult
A Red Sox player has another thing with which they can take issue on Twitter.
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All we are saying is give Price a chance
Will David Price follow through on his conciliatory talk of Tuesday? We'll see. But he deserves the benefit of the doubt.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Takeaways from Pierce ceremony
ESPN's Chris Forsberg on the Paul Pierce number retirement ceremony, Evan Drellich from spring training on JD Martinez and the Red Sox, DJ Bean on the Bruins and more.
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Remember baseball?
The Super Bowl hangover may still linger, but guess what? The Red Sox report to Fort Myers this week. Here are some things to keep an eye on as camp opens.
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Cubs add another ace in free agency
The baseball free agent market has been at a virtual standstill for weeks. Right, J.D. Martinez?
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Uncertainty hangs over spring training
If nothing changes by next week, if the Red Sox lineup remains untouched from 2017, the start of spring training is going to feel like a continuation of the winter.
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J.D. Martinez, mad at the Sox? Says who?
J.D. Martinez’s agent, Scott Boras, tells NBC Sports Boston that J.D. Martinez hasn't expressed feelings of being 'fed up' with the Red Sox, as was reported Tuesday.
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Sox still in negotiation with Martinez
J.D. Martinez's agent, Scott Boras, tells NBC Sports Boston on Tuesday night that the Red Sox remain in active negotiations with the slugger.
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First sign of spring: Truck Day
The Red Sox equipment truck begins the trek to Fort Myers with all the usual hoopla at Fenway Park.
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Sox hold position of power in free agency
The Red Sox, like everyone else, are waiting in free agency More than most teams, though, they're the ones actually being waited on.
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Dombrowski: Betts, Sox 'have good relationship'
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski says Friday afternoon that the team and star right fielder Mookie Betts are 'OK 'after an arbitration hearing that Betts won.
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JBJ's comfort in Boston should be cherished
For as quickly as we can discern players who have trouble with Boston’s stage, we do not always point out those who move with aplomb, like Jackie Bradley.
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'May have a mad dash for mad signings'
Red Sox president Sam Kennedy knows the Pats' success raises expectations and makes the Sox' inaction look worse by comparison. But, he says, there's still time to make a splash.
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Sox aren't villains in loss to Betts
Mookie Betts wins his bold salary request, earning a near-record $10.5 million salary for a player in his first year of arbitration eligibility.
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, at his introductory press conference, holds the Puerto Rican flag with his son Jermiel and daughter Camilla.
Before managing, Cora tries relief
New Red Sox manager Alex Cora has led a team contingent to Puerto Rico this offseason to help his hurricane-ravaged homeland.
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Four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladamir Guerrero, and Trevor Hoffman were voted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
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Red Sox scandal encourages MLB to take action
The sign-stealing scandal between the Red Sox and Yankees didn’t exactly slip away and disappear.
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Thornburg hopes for smooth sailing after turbulent year
Tyler Thornburg’ is optimistic he can have a regular spring training after undergoing surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome in June.
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Why Kimbrel spending offseason in Boston
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel spent the offseason in Boston. Not to be closer to Fenway Park but to be near the medical facilities to help his daughter, who was born with a heart issue in November.  
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A stronger encore for Sale?
Chris Sale has an explanation for his sub-par September and postseason: He was too amped up for his first year in Boston and wore down after coming out of the gate so strongly.
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Hanley wants to play '10 more years'
Two Red Sox players coming off surgeries, Hanley Ramirez and Eduardo Rodriguez, are expecting bounce-back seasons.  
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'I can’t wait to show everybody that I’m back'
With injuries behind him, Blake Swihart heads to spring training prepared to make it a tough decision for the Red Sox. He's out of minor-league options so do they keep him or trade him?   
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Under pressure
Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski may not be looking closely at the Yankees' and Astros' rosters, but chairman Tom Werner appears to have peeked.
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What should Sox rename Yawkey Way?
Yawkey Way will not become David Ortiz Way, for those who may have been holding out hope for the street to be renamed after him, or any other recent star.
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Ortiz speaks out on slow offseason
David Ortiz has been a busy man in retirement, but he’s noticed the crawl of free agency.
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Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.
Staying the same just isn't good enough
We’re not exactly in Dan Duquette more-days-in-first-place territory, but Dave Dombrowski is trying to sell something that I’d be surprised to hear anyone is really buying.
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Pedroia cleared to start running
Dustin Pedroia has been cleared to run following October surgery on his right knee.
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Return to health may mean a return to form
 Jackie Bradley Jr.'s offensive tumble in 2017 may have been due to injuries he never talked about. Now that he's healthy again, the Red Sox are hoping for a bounceback season.
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'I want to strengthen our club this year'
Dave Dombrowski says the Red Sox haven't avoided a major signing in hopes of making a bigger splash for Bryce Harper or Manny Machado in 2019.
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Report: Ex-Sox reliever joins Twins
He was dubbed "Closer B" by Red Sox manager John Farrell when acquired at the trade deadline last summer, now Addison Reed is "Closer B Gone"...to the Twins.
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Betts, Sox headed for arbitration hearing
Mookie Betts was the only arbitration-eligible Red Sox player who didn’t settle on a contract Friday. In arbitration, he’ll seek a raise well over last year’s $950,000 salary. 
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Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz of the Boston Red Sox
Red Sox give Pomeranz big raise
After the best season of his career, Red Sox left-hander Drew Pomeranz has nearly doubled his salary.  
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Report: Martinez plays the waiting game
According to FanRag Sports, Red Sox target J.D. Martinez is willing to hold out into spring training to get the offer he thinks he deserves.
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Benintendi not involved in controversy
Andrew Benintendi's agent, Jason Wood, has been suspended due to allegations he filmed players inappropriately, but a source says Benintenti isn't involved.
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Are we seeing a different Dave?
Unlike his days in Detroit, Dave Dombrowski isn't working with a get-this-done mandate from ownership. How the J.D. Martinez situation plays out will say a lot about his stewardship, and the Sox' future.
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Wright gets 1-year, $1.1M deal from Sox
Steven Wright, still facing potential MLB discipline for a domestic assault incident, avoids arbitration and agrees to a one-year, $1.1 contract with the Red Sox. 
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Report: Hosmer has two 7-year offers
The Kansas City Royals have made a seven-year, $147 million offer to try and retain free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer and day after the San Diego Padres made a similar bid, USA Today reports.  
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Report: Sox make offer to Martinez
The Red Sox have an offer on the table for free agent slugger J.D. Martinez, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale.
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Report: Sox still interested in Machado
The Red Sox are showing "continued trade interest" in Orioles infielder Manny Machado, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi.
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Patriots vs. Bills: The pregame sights
Gillette Stadium has a festive look and feel as the Patriots and Bills face off in a Christmas Eve battle.
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What lies ahead? We make a few calls
With the clock ticking on the final days of 2017, we look ahead with bold predictions for the Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and Red Sox from Phil Perry, A. Sherrod Blakely, Joe Haggerty and Evan Drellich.
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Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg died Dec. 22, 2017 at 82.
Legendary sportscaster dies at 82
Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of “Oh my!” as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, has died. He was 82.
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Repeat performance, repeat disappointment
The key thing that happened for the Red Sox in 2017: Too much of the same, no closer to a World Series. And it cost John Farrell his job.
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Steven Wright of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch
Red Sox pitcher's assault case 'retired'
Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright had his domestic assault case move toward dismissal this week in Tennessee.
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J.D. Martinez and Red Sox need each other
However, the Sox need Martinez more than he needs them. So expect Dave Dombrowski to eventually clear whatever hurdle is needed to land the power bat they lack.
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20-under-25-fans
Tatum? McAvoy? Who's your No. 1?
We did our own ranking of Boston's best athletes under the age of 25 and asked you to do the same. Here's how you voted.
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Is Moreland the move before the move?
The re-signing of Mitch Moreland to play first base reduces the options to acquire a needed power hitter, but a big bat is still likely on its way.
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First baseman Adrian Gonzalez was traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Atlanta Braves.
Dodgers ship ex-Red Sox 1B to Braves
LOS ANGELES - Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that sent...
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Martinez playing the field with suitors
Free agent slugger J.D. Martinez has told the Red Sox he would DH and play the outfield for them, but other teams are offering him a full-time outfield job, and he enjoys playing the outfield
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Scratch another Red Sox' target
The Red Sox options for a power bat grew fewer and likely more expensive Friday when Carlos Santana agreed to a three-year, $60 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.   
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Report: Sox target two big bats, not one
According to the Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman, Boston’s intention is to sign both Martinez and Hosmer in an effort to strengthen an offense that finished last in the American League in home runs in 2016
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PODCAST: Will Red Sox' patient approach pay off?
From the MLB Winter Meetings, Evan Drellich talks about the Red Sox needing to stay disciplined with their roster flexibility, and the latest on J.D. Martinez. 
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Calm down, Sox fans; patience can pay off
Just because the Red Sox haven't done anything yet doesn't mean they won't do anything at all. Here’s betting that, eventually, they'll end up with an upgraded lineup to feel good about.
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Sport of the future: Which is the one?
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recently made the case that basketball is poised to become the dominant sport in America in the years ahead. Is it?
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Carrabis: What would make for a good Red Sox offseason
Jared Carrabis joins BST to discuss what his dream Red Sox offseason scenario would be.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: MLB Winter Meetings begin
The BST crew discusses what the Red Sox should do to salvage their offseason, the Patriots' tough loss to the Dolphins, and much more.
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Japanese two-way baseball star Shohei Otahni.
Out of touch on Ohtani
When it comes to the Shohei Ohtani pursuit, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski sounds out of touch.
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Eyes on the prize
The Red Sox have their sights set on the best and likely most expensive hitter in free agency.
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Relief may not be around the corner
The previously stalled market has opened now that Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani have landed, but the Red Sox say a move for the bullpen help may not come for 'a while.'
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Who will they B?
Who exactly is Jackie Bradley Jr.? And Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts? Can all three be expected to return to their 2016 forms, or is 2017 closer to reality? Who are they actually?
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'We were not on his list'
Giancarlo Stanton preferred to go elsewhere, although we’ll never know what would have happened if push came to shove and the Sox and Marlins struck a deal.
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'Boston never had any interest in him'
Giancarlo Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe, says the Red Sox were never presented to him and his client as a possible trade destination. 
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Sox pitcher arrested on domestic charge
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright was arrested at his home in Tennessee on Friday night after an incident involving his wife, Shannon.
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Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek smashes his catcher's mitt in the face of the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez.
Take that, Yankees!
The Red Sox reacted to the Yankees' acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton today with a tweet that was...well, /spirited/, maybe?  
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Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski (left), new New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and Yankees GM Brian Cashman.
Your move, Dealer Dave
The Yankees' true victory over the Red Sox in the Stanton Derby came in all the moves that led up to the Yanks having the resources left to taunt their rivals with this blockbuster.  
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Start spreadin' the news...
The Marlins have agreed to a trade that would send Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees, according to multiple reports.
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Japanese two-way baseball star Shohei Otahni.
Japanese two-way star makes his choice
Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani will sign with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, his agent announced.  
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Cora addresses outburst
The BST crew discusses Alex Cora's reflection on his outburst, the B's win over the Coyotes, and much more.
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Alex Cora shows accountability for outburst in Houston
Evan Drellich and Lou Merloni discuss Alex Cora's reflection on his outburst with Astros broadcaster Geoff Blum and manager A.J. Hinch back in August.
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First baseman Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox
Report: Red Sox target off trading block?
The Chicago White Sox are unlikely to trade first baseman Jose Abreu this offseason, Ken Rosenthal of TheAthletic.com and FOX Sports reports. Abreu was rumored to be a Red Sox trade target. 
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Boston Red Sox left-hander Henry Owens delivers in a spring-training start in Fort Myers, Fla.
Sox create space for potential acquisition
Putting Henry Owens on waivers exposes him to other teams and also allows the Boston Red Sox to add a player to the 40-man roster.
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What's in store for Sox at Winter Meetings?
A big bat? A lefty reliever? A surprise acquisition? We look at what the Red Sox will do at baseball's Winter Meetings, which begin next week.
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'Every situation has a shelf life'
In his first public interview since being let go as Red Sox manager, John Farrell takes a matter-of-fact approach to his dismissal.
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PODCAST: Explaining Alex Cora's outburst
Evan Drellich joins BST to talk about his report that in August of this year, new Red Sox manager Alex Cora cursed out Astros broadcaster Geoff Blum and manager A.J. Hinch while on the team bus.
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Is Cora incident a footnote or an omen?
Alex Cora had his own Price/Eckersley-type moment as Astros' bench coach, engaging in public disputes with a team broadcaster and manager A.J. Hinch.
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Japanese two-way baseball star Shohei Otahni.
Sox turned down by offseason target
Shohei Ohtani, a star pitcher and hitter who wants to do both in the majors, has ruled out signing with the Red Sox.
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2018 NBC Sports Boston 20 Under 25
Cast your vote!
Each year, we ask you to rank Boston's 20 best professional athletes under the age of 25. Who will it be this time around? It's up to you!
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Report: Red Sox out on Giancarlo Stanton
Despite the indisputable need for a big power bat in their lineup, the Red Sox are reportedly out of contention to land Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Boone to be next Yankees manager
The BST crew discusses the Yankees hiring Aaron Boone as their new manager, how Tom Brady's career will end, and more.
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Yankees choose their new manager
Aaron Boone will be named the Yankees' next manager, the New York Daily News reports.
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Japanese two-way baseball star Shohei Otahni.
Report: Red Sox have ‘interest’ in Ohtani
MLB cleared the way for all 30 teams to bid on Japanese two-way star Shohei Otahni and the Red Sox have interest, Dave Dombrowski confirms to the Boston Herald.  
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Report: Giants, Marlins ‘close’ on Stanton
The San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins are “likely at least close to agreeing” on a trade that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to San Francisco, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com and the MLB Network re
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Boston gets final word
The Trail Blazers and Red Sox get into a (highly unlikely) Twitter exchange about 'statement' jerseys, which prompts  the Celtics to get involved and end the conversation.
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Should the Red Sox trade Jackie Bradley Jr for Jose Abreu?
Evan Drellich joins Arbella Early Edition with Trenni Kusnierek and Chris Gasper to discuss if trading Jackie Bradley for Jose Abreu would be a smart move for the Red Sox.
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First baseman Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox
Report: Red Sox pursuing power-hitting 1B
The Red Sox pursuit of a power bat has reportedly led them in the direction of White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network and FanRagSports.com.
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Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.
Choice is theirs. Will they choose the Sox?
Have the experiences of Carl Crawford and David Price -- and the now-level playing field of the rest of MLB with the Red Sox and Yankees -- led big-name players to want to stay away from Boston?  
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PODCAST: 'Extreme long shot' Sox land Stanton
Michael Holley and Tom Giles discuss the Red Sox' seemingly miniscule chances of landing Giancarlo Stanton.
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'Extreme long shot'
One baseball source calls the Red Sox “an extreme long shot” to land Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. The biggest reason? The Marlins' asking price.
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Sox 'engaged' with prize of the offseason?
The Red Sox are one of three teams "engaged" in trade talks with the Miami Marlins for Giancarlo Stanton, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports and TheAthletic.com 
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Will a long, forgotten journey end in Hall?
Is there a point where a pitcher whose stats may be borderline becomes, when viewed as a whole, a worthy Hall of Fame candidate because of the path behind them? If so, Luis Tiant would be a shoo-in. 
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Fister leaves Red Sox for Texas
Doug Fister, who pitched surprisingly well for the Red Sox after being claimed off waivers from the Angels, has agreed to a major-league deal with the Rangers, according to a source.
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Plenty to look forward to
Discouraged by those back-to-back first-round playoff losses? Don't be. There's still plenty for Red Sox Nation to be thankful for.
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Right-handed reliever Pat Neshek (left) and lefty Mike Minor.
Arms while they wait
As they prepare for what likely will be a no from Giancarlo Stanton, the Red Sox should focus on bolstering the bullpen with a righty /and/  a lefty
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Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan at his induction into Cooperstown.
Hall of Famer urges ban on PED users
Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep “known steroid users” out of Cooperstown.  
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MLB plans to pull a fast one on players
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says he hopes to reach agreement with the players' union on rules to quicken the game, but said new speed-up laws will be instituted wheher the players are on board or not.
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An offseason loss for Sale
Corey Kluber wins his second career AL Cy Young Award. Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox finishes second and Luis Severino of the New York Yankees was third.
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NBC: Raisman's gold-medal advice from Ortiz
Aly Raisman says a talk she had with David Ortiz on Christmas Eve 2015 prompted her to give up thoughts of quitting and led her to three more Olympic medals in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
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Ex-Sox coach wins Manager of Year award
Torey Lovullo wins the N.L. Manager of the Year award after his first season running the Diamondbacks, and the Twins' Paul Molitor is the American League honoree.
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Stanton-to-Red Sox? Don't rule it out
The Red Sox may not be Giancarlo Stanton’s No. 1 choice, but he hasn’t ruled out them or anyone else as a potential destination at this point.
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Red Sox legend dies at 99
Legendary Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr passed away Monday at the age of 99.
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It's unanimous, twice, for Rookie of Year
Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball's Rookies of the Year, after their record-setting home run binges left no need for any dissenting opinions.
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Sox meet with free-agent first baseman
The Red Sox are meeting with free agent first baseman Logan Morrison on Day 1 of the general managers' meetings in Florida.
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Report: Sox to meet with Carlos Santana
The 31-year-old first baseman is expected to reject a one-year, $17.4 million qualifying offer from Cleveland and sell his services on the open market.
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Red Sox name Bjornson bullpen coach
Alex Cora hires another member of the Astros' coaching staff, Craig Bjornson, to be Red Sox bullpen coach.
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Dombrowski: 'Due diligence' on Stanton?
Dave Dombrowski tells the Boston Herald he can't talk about specific players, but responds to Giancarlo Stanton rumors by saying the Sox 'try to do our due diligence in every regard.'
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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett.
Josh Beckett arrested at country concert
Former Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett was arrested early Saturday after he leaped at and tackled a singer in a band at a country music open mic night in Texas, TMZ reported.
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What would Stanton cost?
Tom Giles and Michael Holley discuss where Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton could end up in 2018 and if the Red Sox should craft a deal.
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Report: Sox talk with Marlins about Stanton
The Miami Marlins appear ready to deal star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, and the Red Sox are reportedly among the teams talking about acquiring him.
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Vazquez shores up area Sox were lagging
Ex-players who are up to speed fill this type of role well because they speak the players’ and coaches’ language. 
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Red Sox prospect Flores passes away
Daniel Flores, one of the newest and youngest members of the Red Sox organization, died on Wednesday because of complications during treatment for cancer. He was 17.
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Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie.
LeVangie a local success story
The 2018 season will be new pitching coach Dana LaVangie's 28th with the Boston Red Sox.
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Boston Red Sox pitching coach Dana LeVangie.
LeVangie new Sox' pitching coach
Dana LeVangie, the Red Sox bullpen coach under John Farrell, is their choice to be their next pitching coach.  
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Betts wins second Gold Glove award
Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts was named a 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove winner when Major League Baseball announced the winners on Tuesday night.
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Roy Halladay dies in plane crash
Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.
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Walking a fine line
Alex Cora says being too close to players 'doesn't exist.' So his tenure as Red Sox manager may boil down to how well he can combine authority and friendship, balance camaraderie with control.
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Sox not worried about avoiding luxury tax
Whether or not Red Sox ownership is excited to open up its wallet, there’s a clear need to improve the offense.
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Time for a change
Red Sox owner John Henry says Alex Cora is here and John Farrell is not because there was a prevailing feeling at the end of the season that the Red Sox needed a different approach.
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A chance to set the tone
Managerial introductions are always celebratory, but Alex Cora should face some questions about the Red Sox’ future -- questions that deserve legitimate answers -- when he meets the press today.
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Red Sox name Tim Hyers hitting coach
Tim Hyers was named Red Sox hitting coach and Andy Barkett was named assistant hitting coach, the team announced Saturday.
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New Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora
Red Sox to introduce Cora as manager Monday at Fenway press conference
The Red Sox will introduce Alex Cora as their new manager at a noon press conference on Monday at Fenway Park, the team announced.
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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Why did Dombrowski hire La Russa?
Steve Buckley joins BST to discuss why Dave Dombrowski brought in Tony La Russa to work in the front office and how he can help the Red Sox.
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Does La Russa push Sox forward?
Dave Dombrowski’s decision to hire Tony La Russa creates another moment when you can wonder if Dombrowski is really leading the Sox ahead of the pack.
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La Russa, Dombrowski reunite in Red Sox front office
Tony La Russa was a first-time manager and Dave Dombrowski an energetic young executive when their careers first crossed paths with the White Sox in mid-1980s.
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Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale (left) and closer Craig Kimbrel.
Red Sox add coaches, pick up Sale and Kimbrel options
A busy day for the Red Sox included the announcement of some of new manager Alex Cora's coaching staff and picking up the contract options on Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel.
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Correa gets ring, then gives one to his girlfriend
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa proposes to girlfriend Daniella Rodriguez on live television moments after Houston earned its World Series title.
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Astros cop first World Series title in franchise history with 5-1 win in Game 7
The Astros rocket to the top of the baseball galaxy, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Dodgers, 5-1, in Game 7.
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La Russa expected to join Red Sox
Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa will be joining the Red Sox organization, a source has confirmed to NBC Sports Boston
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Red Sox checked in on Dodgers Game 7 starter Darvish at deadline
As Dodgers starter Yu Darvish takes the mound in Game 7 of the World Series, it's interesting to recall the Red Sox' interest in him a few months ago.
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Dodgers force third World Series Game 7 in last four years with 3-1 victory
The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Tuesday night to push this dramatic World Series to the ultimate game.
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Phillies hire ex-Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler as manager
Former Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler was hired Monday to be Philadelphia's manager, completing a search that lasted one month.
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WORLD SERIES: Astros take series lead with wild 13-12, 10-inning victory
Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros kept hammering away in a wild slugfest and rock the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 thrilling innings Sunday night for a 3-2 lead in the World Series.
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WORLD SERIES: Bellinger sparks Dodgers to Series-tying 6-2 victory
Cody Bellinger doubles home the go-ahead run in a five-run ninth that lifted Los Angeles to a 6-2 win Saturday night and tied the Series at two games apiece.
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Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel celebrates his home run in Game 3 of the World Series.
Astros' Gurriel suspended 5 games in 2018 for gesture, slur at Darvish
Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros has been suspended for five games next season for making a racist gesture at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during the World Series.  
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WORLD SERIES: Astros start fast, top Dodgers 5-3 for 2-1 series lead
George Springer and the Astros broke out the bats early this time and kept up their big run at Minute Maid Park in October, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the World Series
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John Farrell interviews for Nationals manager job
The Washington Nationals interviewed John Farrell on Friday for their managerial opening, according to Ken Rosenthal of TheAthletic.com just days after Farrell interviewed for the Philadelphia Phillies' vaca
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LeVangie stays with Sox; Willis, Butterfield and Davis take coaching jobs elsewhere
Brian Butterfield and Chili Davis join the Cubs and Carl Willis heads to Cleveland as three members of John Farrell's staff leave the Red Sox. Dana LeVangie, however, will stay.
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David Price says his issue is with media, not Red Sox fans
A couple of quick updates on David Price: He’s healthy and he doesn’t hate Red Sox fans. 
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Red Sox lose pitching coach Carl Willis to Indians
The Red Sox are now in the market for a pitching coach, as Carl Willis heads back to Cleveland to work for Terry Francona and the Indians.
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Houston Astros (left to right) George Springer, Carlos Correa and Marwin Gonzalez celebrate their World Series Game 2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
WORLD SERIES: Springer's HR in 11th gives Astros wild, 7-6 win, evens series
The Houston Astros outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-6 in a Hollywood thriller Wednesday night to tie the Series at 1-1.  
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Report: Farrell interviews for Phillies manager job
John Farrell, fired by the Red Sox after their playoff exit, recently interviewed for the Philadelphia Phillies managerial opening.  
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Red Sox seek to install dugout-level seating at Fenway Park
The Red Sox have gotten the approval from the city of Boston to install dugout-style seating at Fenway Park and now need the approval from MLB, the Boston Herald reports.  
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Dombrowski: He'll be fine
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski says the team expects Dustin Pedroia to return to 'pre-injury form' after  a 'cartilage restoration procedure' on his left knee.
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Sox players don Hayward jerseys
A few members of the Boston Red Sox wish Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward well as he begins the road back from his season-ending injury
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WORLD SERIES: Kershaw strikes out 11 as Dodgers win opener, 3-1
Clayton Kershaw delivers a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.
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Cora needs to stay the course
John Farrell and the Red Sox were perpetually on the defensive in 2017, and that may have been a reason the Sox changed managers. Alex Cora has never pulled his punches and that has to continue. 
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Welcome to the jungle
The Red Sox make it official Sunday, hiring Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new manager.
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Astros beat Yankees, 4-0, in Game 7 to advance to World Series
The Houston Astros reach the World Series for the second time in their history, blanking the Yankees 4-0 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.
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New Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora
Red Sox reportedly make offer to Cora
We're just waiting for the official announcement of their new manager from the Red Sox now. Alex Cora reportedly has been offered the job. 
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ALCS: Verlander, Astros beat Yankees 7-1 to force Game 7
Astros extend the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7 with a 7-1 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
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NLCS: Dodgers win first pennant since 1988 with 11-1 Game 5 rout of Cubs
Enrique Hernandez homers three times and drives in a record seven runs, Clayton Kershaw breezes through six crisp innings, and Los Angeles ends Chicago's title defense.
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Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora.
Do Red Sox have their man?
While industry sources expect Alex Cora to be their choice – ‘Not a doubt it is him,’ says one – the Red Sox are expected to wait until after the ALCS to name their new manager.  
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NLCS: Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers 3-2 to cut series deficit to 3-1
The Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series.
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ALCS: Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead
New York Yankees finally solve Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series
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NLCS: Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs
Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Tuesday night to open a 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
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ALCS: Judge leads way as Yanks come back from 4-0 deficit, tie series with 6-4 win
Judge ignited a rousing rally with a home run and New York Yankees over the Houston Astros 6-4 Tuesday night and tie the AL Championship Series 2-2.
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Ron Gardenhire to interview with Red Sox Wednesday
Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire's interview for Red Sox manager is scheduled for Wednesday, a baseball source told NBC Sports Boston.
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Boston Red Sox DH Hanley Ramirez (left) and left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez.
E-Rod may be sidelined six months because of surgery; Ramirez has minor procedure
Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez's right knee surgery will keep him out for roughly six months. Hanley Ramirez's shoulder surgery is considered relatively minor.   
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Boston Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis (left) talks with Josh Rutledge.
Padres to interview Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis for open position
Dave Dombrowski said last week he wouldn't stand in the way of any Red Sox coach who sought a new job after the managerial change, and Chili Davis may be the first to go.
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ALCS: Judge, Sabathia lead Yankees past Astros, 8-1
CC Sabathia and Aaron Judge lead the Yankees over the Houston Astros 8-1, cutting New York's deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven AL Championship Series.
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Sox interview Ausmus, but lean to Cora
Brad Ausmus is the second person to interview to replace John Farrell as Red Sox manager, but more and more, it sounds like the Sox already know who they want.
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NLCS: Turner's 3-run shot in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs
Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.
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NLCS: Puig, Taylor power Dodgers past Cubs 5-2 in Game 1
Los Angeles Dodgers overcome a short start by Clayton Kershaw for a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener.
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