Red Sox claim Mayor’s Cup, again

It’s time to celebrate and pop some champagne corks! With their 11-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins yesterday, the Boston Red Sox have captured their fourth consecutive Mayor’s Cup. For those that don’t know, the cup is awarded to the team with the best over their Fort Myers, FL spring rivals. It is literally a […]

Alan Embree signed to a minor league deal by Boston

It’s time for yet another entry in our continuing series of “you know your bullpen is in bad shape when..” You know your bullpen is in bad shape when.. the GM for your team signs a reliever to a minor league deal after cutting that same reliever 5 years earlier for pitching terribly (7.65 ERA […]

Ryan Westmoreland undergoes brain surgery

Baseball America ranked 19 year old outfielder Ryan Westmoreland as the number 1 prospect in the Red Sox farm system. He’s a five-tool player that is expected to put up numbers like Grady Sizemore when he makes it to the big leagues. None of that matters right now as Westmoreland is currently undergoing surgery to […]

Nomar Garciaparra retires as a Red Sox

It’s been almost 7 years and 2 World Series championships since the last time Nomar Garciaparra donned the uniform of the Boston Red Sox. That all changed today as the team signed him to a 1-day minor league contract so that he could retire as a member of the club that brought him to the […]

Sox claim RHP Casey Fien off waivers

The Red Sox have claimed reliever Casey Fien off waivers from the Tigers. In another minor move made today, the team has designated RHP Gaby Hernandez for assignment. Fien, 26, made his Major League debut for the Tigers last season, going 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA (10 ER/11.1 IP), nine strikeouts and six walks in […]