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.
The Red Sox, Brewers and Angels are all pursuing free agent pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to a report. Dempster had a good 2012 season, but struggled after moving to Texas.
Rangers starter Ryan Dempster, a free agent after this season, will likely wind up pitching elsewhere in 2013. Texas likely won’t have the incentive to offer him the money he’ll demand.
Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer, Michael Young also went deep, and the Rangers held on for a 7-6 victory over the Royals to open a five-game lead in the division.
While conventional wisdom has it that the Rangers traded for Ryan Dempster at the deadline in order to bolster the rotation, horse-sense has it that they traded for Ryan Dempster at the deadline so that they could boast the greatest one-two punch of Harry Caray impersonators in all of baseball.
After giving up eight runs twice in his first three Texas starts, Ryan Dempster limited the Orioles to one run and allowed only four hits over eight innings in a 5-1 win Monday night.
Ryan Dempster has been reinstated from the restricted list to start the opener of the Texas Rangers’ homestand.
The Rangers said Friday that Dempster would be placed on the restricted list. The team didn’t have any further explanation for his absence and said he was expected to rejoin the team Monday.
Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, Derek Lowe closed with four shutout innings in his Yankees debut, and New York beat the Rangers 8-2 on Monday night.
Ryan Dempster rebounded from a rough debut with Texas, and the Rangers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Josh Hamilton drove in four runs and the Rangers offense bailed out Ryan Dempster in his Texas debut in a 15-9 victory over the Angels on Thursday night.