Latest Alex Cora News

Void a big name starter, Red Sox hope rotation improves with depth this season

Feb. 16, 2024 16:34 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — From Pedro Martinez to Curt Schilling to Josh Beckett to Chris Sale, the Boston Red Sox always seemed to have that big-name starter when they were winning four World Series titles in 15 years. Coming off their third last-place finish in four years and...

Red Sox manager Alex Cora agrees with MLB Commissioner on free agent deadline: 'We need news'

Feb. 16, 2024 15:04 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora agrees with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred that he'd like to see a deadline for signing free agents. "We need news,” Cora said, speaking about the subject at the team's spring training site. “The offseason was boring for...

In rare Yankees-Red Sox trade, outfielder Verdugo goes to New York and pitcher Weissert to Boston

Dec. 06, 2023 11:45 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Acquired in a rare trade between the Yankees and rival Red Sox, Alex Verdugo can figure on being a starting corner outfielder for New York. “He’s actually been a guy that we’ve talked about now for, for a while,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said...