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AP Source: Red Sox agree to terms with ex-Braves OF Duvall

Jan. 18, 2023 17:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have agreed to terms with outfielder Adam Duvall on a contract that will pay him at least $7 million for 2023, a baseball official told The Associated Press on Wednesday, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the deal is awaiting a physical. ...

Red Sox sign Devers, the homegrown star who stuck around

Jan. 11, 2023 16:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora had a sense Rafael Devers would be sticking around when the rough terms of a new deal were discussed during a high-level meeting in the Dominican Republic. “I wanted to be there, just to hear when somebody tells you that you’re going to...

Boston's Trevor Story has elbow surgery, 2023 season at risk

Jan. 10, 2023 17:29 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story had surgery on his throwing elbow and is expected to miss most — if not all — of this season, delaying Boston's plan to shift him across the infield to replace Xander Bogaerts at shortstop. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom said Tuesday that...

Red Sox sign former Dodgers All-Star Turner to 1-year deal

Jan. 06, 2023 15:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox signed infielder Justin Turner to a one-year contract on Friday, adding a player they hope can help make up for the loss of All-Star infielder Xander Bogaerts in free agency. Left-hander Darwinzon Hernandez was designated for assignment to make room on...

AP source: Red Sox, Devers agree to 11-year, $331M deal

Jan. 04, 2023 22:45 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers has agreed to an 11-year contract worth $331 million to stay with the Boston Red Sox, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal....

AP source: Devers avoids arbitration via 1-year, $17.5M deal

Jan. 03, 2023 13:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with two-time All-Star Rafael Devers, avoiding salary arbitration. The deal is for $17.5 million, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

EXPLAINER: Why are baseball teams spending so much money?

Dec. 22, 2022 21:26 PM EST

Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa and Trea Turner combined for almost $1 billion in contracts. Xander Bogaerts, Jacob deGrom, Dansby Swanson, Carlos Rodón, Brandon Nimmo and Willson Contreras added up to another billion. And that's just nine players. Just one lucrative slice of baseball's...

AP sources: Cubs, SS Dansby Swanson agree to 7-year deal

Dec. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and Dansby Swanson agreed to a $177 million, seven-year contract on Saturday, adding the All-Star shortstop to their rebuilding project. The deal includes a full no-trade clause, according to two people familiar with the negotiations who spoke to the...

Red Sox closer Jansen arrives in Boston to cold reception

Dec. 14, 2022 15:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The news conference with new Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen was just about finished when, off to the side, 4-year-old Kyrian Jansen spoke up: “I have a question.” He was handed a microphone. He hesitated. Finally, he said: “Go...

AP source: Carlos Correa, Giants reach $350M, 13-year deal

Dec. 14, 2022 01:17 AM EST

Star shortstop Carlos Correa and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $350 million, 13-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the agreement was subject to a successful...