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Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts stretches before a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

At 27, Bogaerts becomes leader for revamped Red Sox

Mar. 9, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — He's been a fixture for so long in the Boston Red Sox lineup that it seems hard to believe Xander Bogaerts is only 27. "I know, time goes by so quick," he said. Signed as a 16-year-old in Aruba, a two-time World Series champion and now with a contract that could take him through the...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, talks with Pedro Martinez during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox ace Chris Sale has MRI for elbow soreness

Mar. 3, 2020 5:22 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox starter Chris Sale has soreness in his throwing elbow and has undergone an MRI, the team announced two days after the 30-year-old left-hander faced batters for the first time this spring. Manager Ron Roenicke said Sale felt the soreness in his elbow Monday morning,...

Boston Red Sox pitchers throw after reporting for spring training baseball Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox prospect Jeter Downs has tough name to live up to

Feb. 12, 2020 1:58 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Carrying one of the most hated sports names in Boston is already enough of a burden, so Jeter Downs won’t also try to be the guy who replaces Mookie Betts. The former Dodgers prospect, who was named after Hall of Famer Derek Jeter by his Yankees-loving mother, was acquired in...