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FILE - At left, in an April 11, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman speaks to the media before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, at Yankee Stadium in New York. At right, in an Aug. 19, 2015, file photo, Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski speaks during a news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Being rivals doesn't stop Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski from a joint appearance at a fundraiser. (AP Photo/File)

With Dave Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Brian Cashman could slow

Thursday, February 11, 2016

NEW YORK — Now that he’s with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn’t expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski’s 131/2 seasons as Detroit’s GM, the pair made several notable swaps. Cashman obtained outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Tigers in December 2009 and sent reliever Phil Coke and outfielder Austin …

Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit …

With David Ortiz retiring, Red Sox prepping youth for future

Thursday, January 21, 2016

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox want to send Big Papi out as a winner. From the moment designated hitter David Oritz announced that this will be his last season, his team and teammates have been thinking about a fitting way to send him into retirement. Their conclusion: No specially commissioned rocking chair …

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens likely to get boost from Hall of Fame vote changes

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

NEW YORK — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year. Ken Griffey Jr. seems …

Matt Vautour: Gazing into the 2016 crystal ball

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Crystal ball time. Predictions for 2016 that can’t possibly miss. Alabama beats Oklahoma in the College Football Championship — The Sooners will lose in the finals of football and men’s basketball. The Winter Classic is disappointing — Outdoor …

Former Red Sox All-Star third baseman Frank Malzone dies

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Frank Malzone, the Boston Red Sox’s all-time leader among third baseman with homers and RBIs, has died, the team said Tuesday. He was 85. Malzone died at home in Needham of natural causes, the team …

Former Red Sox OF Dave Henderson dies of heart attack at 57

Sunday, December 27, 2015

SEATTLE — Dave Henderson, the former major league outfielder who hit one of the most famous home runs in postseason history, died Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 57. Henderson died early Sunday morning at …

Red Sox to retire Wade Boggs’ number 26

Monday, December 21, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Wade Boggs’ number 26 will be retired by the Boston Red Sox. Boston said Monday it will retire the number of the Hall of Fame third baseman during a ceremony at Fenway Park on May …

Red Sox obtain reliever Carson Smith from Mariners for LHP Wade Miley

Monday, December 7, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Boston Red Sox have bolstered a suddenly imposing bullpen, acquiring right-hander Carson Smith and lefty Roenis Elias on Monday from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Wade Miley and reliever Jonathan Aro in the first …

Red Sox introduce David Price, announce 7-year, $217M deal

Friday, December 4, 2015

BOSTON — For all the money the Red Sox are paying David Price, the Boston fans don’t just want a pitcher who gives the team a chance to win every five days. And it’s not enough for him …

Outfielder Chris Young, Red Sox finalize 2-year, $13 million deal

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

BOSTON — Don’t expect any more blockbusters from the Boston Red Sox this offseason, new baseball boss Dave Dombrowski said after announcing a deal with outfielder Chris Young on Wednesday. The two-year, $13 million contract to make Young …

Red Sox DH David Ortiz to retire after 2016 season

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

BOSTON — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Boston’s beloved “Big Papi” who helped the cursed franchise end its dynasty of disappointment and cursed out the bombers who attacked his adopted city, said on Wednesday he will play one …

‘Big Papi’ Ortiz had a career of big moments for Red Sox

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

From his back-to-back walk-offs in the 2004 playoffs to his .688 batting average in the 2013 World Series, David Ortiz seemed to perform best under pressure. Here are some of his signature moments: ∎ His heroics in the …