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White Sox Manager Discusses Plans for Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech
12/8/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Both Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech are unproven at the major league level, but that doesn’t stop White Sox manager Rick... Read More » ...
Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchers
12/8/16 via MLB Red Sox
A day after securing the stud pitcher on the trade market in Chris Sale, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski found a common theme in the phone calls he was receiving from other teams....
Sox don't expect Papi back despite Instagram post
12/8/16 via MLB Red Sox
Though David Ortiz playfully hinted on Instagram Tuesday night that Boston's acquisition of Chris Sale could change his mind about retirement, the Red Sox don't expect Big Papi to come back....
Trade Analysis: Scouting the pitching prospects dealt for Chris Sale
12/7/16 via SoxProspects News
After acquiring right-handed reliever Tyler Thornburg from the Milwaukee Brewers earlier in the day (look for a coming Trade Analysis on that deal), the Red Sox went out and made an even bigger move on Tuesday, acquiring left-handed pitcher Chris Sale for a package featuring four prospect...
Should Chris Sale’s Elbow Be An Injury Concern?
12/7/16 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Sale is one of the best pitchers in baseball, but he also has a delivery that raises concerns about his elbow. ...
Will No Competition Help Or Hurt Panda Preparations?
12/7/16 via FenwayNation
Recent 'Panda' Sighting Now that Yoan Moncada and Travis Shaw have fled town, there really doesn't seem to be much competition for the 2017 Red Sox third base job. It looks as if the team is pretty much handing it to Pablo Sandoval . For most Boston fans this is roughly akin t...
Red Sox trade 'best farm' title for pennant pole position
12/7/16 via MLB Red Sox
When Dave Dombrowski took over as the Red Sox's president of baseball operations on Aug. 18, 2015, the organization resided in last place in the American League East, but at the time it could bank on the promise of the game's best farm system....
Where Does Chris Sale Trade Rank Among These Other Boston Blockbusters?
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
You hear that? It’s the Boston Red Sox making noise again. The Red Sox have made some notable moves in... Read More » ...
Chris Sale Trade: Answering Questions You Might Have About Red Sox Blockbuster
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
It’s been a good week for the Boston Red Sox. Fresh off an impressive 2016 (regular) season, the Red Sox... Read More » ...
New York Papers React To Chris Sale Trade, ‘New MLB Super Team’
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
For once, the New York papers don’t have anything bad to say about the Boston Red Sox. Reactions poured in... Read More » ...
White Sox GM: Michael Kopech Had To Be In Sale Deal
12/7/16 via FenwayNation
According to MLBNetwork Radio 's Jim Duquette, White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn says that Michael Kopech "had to be in the deal" along with Yoan Moncada for the Chris Sale trade to work . This is an interesting insight into the perceived up-side of Kopech—who was averaging 100 ...
Chris Sale Gives Red Sox American League’s Best Trio Of Aces; NL Still Reigns Supreme
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
The Boston Red Sox already had one of the best rotations in Major League Baseball in 2016, and it just... Read More » ...
MLB Rumors: Here’s What Nationals Offered White Sox For Chris Sale
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
The Washington Nationals apparently swung for the fences in their attempt to trade for Chris Sale. The Boston Red Sox... Read More » ...
Chris Sale Not Worried About Pressure Of Pitching In Boston
12/7/16 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
Unlike David Price, Chris Sale will not pay attention to whatever's being said about him in the media or on Twitter. ...
Chris Sale, Who Got David Price’s Blessing, Doesn’t Care About ‘Ace’ Label
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Just two seasons ago, the Boston Red Sox’s lack of an ace was such a hot topic that Clay Buchholz... Read More » ...
By Any Measure, The Chris Sale Trade Is A Big Winner
12/7/16 via FenwayNation
Now that we've all had a few hours to digest the magnitude of the Chris Sale trade, let's enumerate some of the particulars—both positive and negative. First , the Red Sox have acquired one of the top five available pitchers in all of baseball . The operative word here is 'available' ...
Chris Sale Scouting Report: New Red Sox Ace Unhittable When On Top Of His Game
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
Offense should be hard to come by when you’re playing the Boston Red Sox in 2017. The Red Sox on... Read More » ...
Chris Sale Raves About Red Sox, Excited For ‘Jolt’ Of Pitching At Fenway
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
About 24 hours ago, Chris Sale was on a team that hadn’t made the playoffs in eight years. Now, his... Read More » ...
Schadenfreude 201 (A Continuing Series)
12/7/16 via the joy of sox
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'Excited' Sale eager to win ring with Red Sox
12/7/16 via MLB Red Sox
The newest Red Sox pitching star won't worry about being called "ace" on a staff that already includes reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello and five-time All-Star and 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner David Price. Instead, Chris Sale is ecstatic to join forces with his new team a...
Massarotti: Dombrowski Now Tasked With Shedding Salary To Get Red Sox Under Luxury Tax
12/7/16 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
The Chris Sale addition is a welcome one for the Red Sox. But if Dave Dombrowski is serious about getting under the luxury tax threshold, someone's got to go. ...
Red Sox Prospect Reset: Who Are Top Farmhands After Chris Sale Trade?
12/7/16 via Boston Red Sox – NESN.com
The Boston Red Sox are legitimate 2017 World Series contenders. They now boast one of the top pitching trios in... Read More » ...
Red Sox’ Trade For Chris Sale Has David Ortiz Thinking
12/7/16 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
David Ortiz is enjoying his retirement. But now that the Red Sox have traded for Chris Sale... ...
Dombrowski: Red Sox ‘Would At Least Be Open-Minded About’ Trading Starters
12/7/16 via Red Sox – CBS Boston
You can never have enough pitching. But the Red Sox may actually have a surplus of starters after adding Chris Sale. ...
Red Sox acquire Sale for Moncada, 3 others
12/7/16 via MLB Red Sox
The Red Sox struck for a blockbuster trade that makes an already solid team a potentially fearsome one, acquiring lefty ace Chris Sale from the White Sox on Tuesday for a four-prospect package that includes infielder Yoan Moncada....

 

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