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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...

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019 file photo, Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia takes off his gloves after lining out to right field to end the sixth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had what the team called a

Red Sox put former AL MVP Pedroia on 60-day injured list

Feb. 23, 2020 3:34 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 60-day injured list Sunday, further putting in doubt whether the former AL MVP will play again. The Red Sox made the move while claiming right-hander Phillips Valdez off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. The 36-year-old...

FILE - In this  Friday, July 12, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Verdugo watches his solo home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. With less than a week before pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report to spring training, the Red Sox sent Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a deal that brought outfielder Alex Verdugo and Twins pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol to Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Boston's Sale, Verdugo already behind schedule for opener

Feb. 15, 2020 4:54 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Three days after telling reporters he wanted to push harder in spring training to improve on last year's slow start, Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke pumped the brakes on two key players. Left-hander Chris Sale and outfielder Alex Verdugo are both recovering from setbacks that could...

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019 file photo, Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia takes off his gloves after lining out to right field to end the sixth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had what the team called a

Red Sox 2B Pedroia won't report to spring training on time

Feb. 13, 2020 2:18 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Injured second baseman Dustin Pedroia won't report to spring training with the rest of the Red Sox position players next week, manager Ron Roenicke said Thursday in somewhat of a eulogy for the former MVP's career. “He's a special player,” Roenicke said after...

Ron Roenicke, right, speaks as Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom looks on after being after being named interim of the Boston Red Sox baseball team Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. at left. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Roenicke's first day brings news: Sale has pneumonia

Feb. 12, 2020 2:14 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Ron Roenicke went to his usual locker in the Red Sox clubhouse at the team's spring training complex Wednesday morning and found that his clothes were all gone. They had been moved to the manager's office. On his first day since being promoted to interim manager, Roenicke said it...

FILE - In this  Friday, July 12, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Verdugo watches his solo home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. With less than a week before pitchers and catchers were scheduled to report to spring training, the Red Sox sent Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a deal that brought outfielder Alex Verdugo and Twins pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol to Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Red Sox head into spring minus Betts, Price, manager

Feb. 6, 2020 12:51 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Well, that escalated quickly. In the 15 months since winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox have traded away MVP winner Mookie Betts and onetime ace David Price, lost manager Alex Cora in a cheating scandal and fired the baseball boss who put together the greatest team in franchise...