The Boston Red Sox today agreed to terms with outfielder/first baseman Daniel Nava on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract for the 2015 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Terms were not disclosed.
For the 13th consecutive year, the Boston Red Sox will celebrate the life of Jackie Robinson by teaching New England students the story of his challenges and triumphs. Congressman Richard Neal will join the Red Sox in this year's tribute from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Boston Latin School in Boston, MA, on Friday, January 30, the eve of what would have been the Hall of Famer's 96th birthday.
Billy Joel will return to Boston for the second consecutive year to perform at Fenway Park on Thursday, July 16th, 2015. Joel is the first artist to perform at the historic ballpark two consecutive years.
Bill Monbouquette, a Red Sox 20-game winner, author of a no-hitter, and four-time All-Star who spent more than 50 years in professional baseball, passed away on Sunday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston due to complications from leukemia. The Red Sox Hall of Famer, inducted in 2000, was 78.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, infielder Brock Holt, and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez are among the honorees who will be attending the 76th annual awards dinner of the Boston Chapter, Baseball Writers Association of America.
The Boston Red Sox today agreed to terms with right-handed pitchers Rick Porcello and Junichi Tazawa on one-year, non-guaranteed contracts for the 2015 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Terms were not disclosed.
The Red Sox 2015 Rookie Program starts today at Fenway Park. Ten of Boston's top prospects will take part in the week-long program, which focuses on easing their transition into becoming major league players with the Red Sox.
The Red Sox and MLB.com will extend a no-fee offer to Red Sox ticket buyers today, Thursday, January 8, on redsox.com, when fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the 2015 regular season with no processing fee.
The Boston Red Sox today announced that the club has signed left-handed pitcher Craig Breslow to a one-year contract through the 2015 season. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, catcher Dan Butler was designated for assignment.
Pedro Martinez was today elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, garnering 91.1 percent of the vote. The right-handed pitcher becomes one of 50 players ever with that distinction, and one of only 16 first-ballot pitchers, along with fellow 2015 electees Randy Johnson and John Smoltz.