Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox hit for the cycle in one inning, and better than they have in a game this season, setting season highs for hits and runs in a 17-5 rout of the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Adrian Beltre had a three-run double among his four hits, Derek Holland pitched eight scoreless innings for his fifth consecutive victory over Boston and the Texas Rangers beat the Red Sox 7-0 Friday night.
The 1988 Indians spawned five men who are now MLB managers, including Rangers manager Ron Washington. What turned that bumbling bunch into a group of elite leaders?
Will Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.
Mike Napoli has two ways to boost his income with the Red Sox. He can stay on the active roster for at least 165 days or get 625 plate appearances with at least 120 days.
The Red Sox signed catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli to a one-year contract on Tuesday.
According to reports, the Boston Red Sox and Mike Napoli have finally agreed to a deal — one 44 days in the making.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with right-hander Ryan Dempster on a two-year contract worth $26.5 million, two people familiar with the negotiations said Thursday.
The Red Sox are reportedly close to reaching a deal with pitcher Ryan Dempster. The 35-year-old pitcher has reportedly been seeking a three-year deal the entire offseason.
Boston made a move to strengthen their bullpen, agreeing to terms with reliever Koji Uehara. The right-hander did not record a decision in 37 games last season for the Rangers.
The Red Sox have made their first big splash off the offseason. According to reports, Boston and free agent Mike Napoli have agreed on a three-year, $39 million deal.