1. Boston Red Sox Sign Another Outfielder: Who Is Josh Kroeger?

    If the Jason Repko signing was under the radar, this one is absolutely off the radar. Josh Kroeger is listed as a non-roster invitee to spring training, but all I could find was ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 6,105 reads 2 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: Another Free Agent Signing, but Who Is Jason Repko?

    This signing happened on January 10, and it was so low-profile that even the Red Sox Prospects website missed it ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 1,384 reads 0 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox: Why Signing Ross Ohlendorf Is a Good Move

    On January 9th, I suggested Ohlendorf could be a good signing for the Red Sox . Peter Gammons has reported that's exactly what has happened; he is now in camp on a minor-league deal...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 1,638 reads 5 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: 8 Factors to Consider If Red Sox Deal Jacoby Ellsbury

    Of course the Red Sox would deal Jacob Ellsbury—for the right price. After all, little sentimentality is left in the big business that is baseball...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 9,524 reads 59 comments

  5. Edwin Jackson Signing with Nationals Opens Door for Starter Trade with Red Sox

    Even before the Nationals signed Edwin Jackson, I argued that Washington was an intriguing potential trade partner for the Red Sox , because they had too many major league starters...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 655 reads 0 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: Scoop on Their 16 Latest Minor-League Free-Agent Signees

    The Red Sox started off the New Year by announcing that they had signed 12 players to minor-league contracts, including $48 million man Carlos Silva...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 1,451 reads 0 comments

  7. Pawngo Butterfingers: Classless Stunt That Patriots' Wes Welker Doesn't Deserve

    After the Super Bowl, Wes Welker could have sneaked out a side door, like some of his teammates did. He showed his class, and how big a man he is, by facing the media and acknowledging ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 1,954 reads 13 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: 15 Most Controversial Player Moves in Franchise History

    OK, let's get the Babe Ruth thing out of the way first. Since the sale of Ruth to the Yankees was so egregious, I'm including it in the introduction rather than the body of the slideshow...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 3,851 reads 9 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons They Should Sign Free-Agent Brandon Webb

    Fame is fleeting. Just ask Brandon Webb , 2006 National League Cy Young Award winner and three-time All-Star. He finished second in Cy Young balloting in 2007 and 2008...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 4,378 reads 9 comments

  10. Does Jose Iglesias Fill Red Sox Black Hole at Short? If Not, Here Are 11 Options

    Quickly, now: Who played short for the Cardinals when they won the World Series last year? Unless I miss my guess, most of you will have to look it up. I did...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 6,064 reads 15 comments

  11. Will Jenny Dell Make Red Sox Fans Forget Heidi Watney?

    I for one was a bit surprised to hear that Heidi Watney's replacement is Jenny Bell , whose most recent assignment with ESPN was in Aspen, working on the upcoming Winter X Games...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 35,585 reads 7 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox: 20 Reasons They'll Run Away with AL East

    OK, so maybe "run away with the AL East" is a little over the top. But at least it got your attention… But I do believe that chances are the Red Sox will win the AL East this year, even facing an upgraded Yankee pitching staff...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about over 2 years ago 8,406 reads 60 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: Keeping Up with Yankees; 16 Starters to Pursue in Trades

    A few days ago, I wrote about 16 possible starters the Red Sox might still be able to obtain through free agency. Given salary cap/luxury tax issues, however, I do not expect any expensive free agent signings...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 4,064 reads 88 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox Invite Jason Varitek to Camp: Good Move or Waste of Time?

    OK, another of the vexing off-season questions is about to be answered. Catcher Jason Varitek is mulling a Red Sox invitation to spring training, according to Jon Heymann of CBSSports...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 2,386 reads 8 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Newly Signed Pitcher Justin Germano Already Has Credentials

    Hardly a ripple disturbed the pond of offseason baseball when the Red Sox announced (via MLB Trade Rumors ) their latest signing: a 29-year-old righty starter/reliever named Justin Germano...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 2,977 reads 5 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox Free Agent News: 16 Ways They Can Still Upgrade the Rotation

    With the recent signing of Aaron Cook to a split minor league/major league contract (read the details here) , Red Sox GM Ben Cherington shows that he is sticking to his guns about avoiding big-ticket free agents...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 4,104 reads 5 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox Sign Another Starter: Aaron Cook

    According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal , the Red Sox have signed former Colorado Rockies ace right-hander Aaron Cook to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 7,110 reads 13 comments

  18. Red Sox Trade Rumors: 10 Huge Advantages Andrew Bailey Will Create

    One by one, the Red Sox front office has been putting the pieces together. New GM Ben Cherington has lived up to what he said in his initial press conference: that he would approach ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 2,967 reads 11 comments

  19. Heidi Watney: Who of These 27 Possible Red Sox Reporters Could Take Her Place?

    Theo Epstein, Tito Francona, Jonathan Papelbon, Jed Lowrie, Kyle Weiland, Josh Reddick. None of these names will be with the Red Sox on Opening Day 2012...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 17,416 reads 18 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: Should Fans Be Upset Hideki Okajima Signed with the Yankees?

    In a word…no, they should not be upset at the news, reported earlier today by Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com , that 36-year-old left-handed reliever Hideki Okajima has agreed to a minor league deal with the New York Yankees ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 1,413 reads 6 comments

  21. Boston Red Sox: 13 Big Questions That Still Need to Be Answered

    The tumult of the September collapse; the chicken and beer fiasco; the departure of both the GM and the field manager; the loss of Jonathan Papelbon; the controversial hiring of Bobby Valentine—this has certainly been an offseason to remember...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 2,622 reads 7 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: 5 Factors to Help Decide Between Hiroki Kuroda and Gavin Floyd

    As year end approaches and starting pitcher options dwindle for the Red Sox (as well as the Yankees ), two names are cropping up more and more in the rumor mills for both teams: Hiroki Kuroda and Gavin Floyd...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 2,547 reads 8 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: 3 Under-the-Radar Closers to Pursue Instead of Ryan Madson

    I, for one, was glad to hear that the Red Sox have cooled on Francisco Cordero. He will turn 37 in May and seeks a multi-year deal. Not a great combination...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 3,873 reads 3 comments

  24. MLB Trade Talk: 16 Top Targets Yankees and Red Sox Could Battle over in July

    Christmas is approaching fast, and Santa is checking his lists one final time. So far, though, he has no major presents lined up for either the Red Sox or the Yankees ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 5,495 reads 44 comments

  25. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Not To Give Up on KC Royals Reliever Joakim Soria

    This week, the Boston Red Sox reached out to the Kansas City Royals about a possible trade for the Royals' closer, Joakim Soria , according to SB Nation ...

    Frank Lennon Written by Frank Lennon about almost 3 years ago 1,358 reads 4 comments