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Red Sox lefty Sale dealing with setback after rib fracture

May. 07, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale suffered a setback in his recovery from a fractured rib cage suffered in late February, chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said before Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. “He’s had a small, it’s a personal medical...

Verdugo, Bogaerts homer as Red Sox blank Twins 4-0

Apr. 16, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There was a bit of concern trailing Xander Bogaerts and Alex Verdugo entering the season after they were each virtually ice cold from the plate this spring. They're hoping some swings they made on Saturday are a sign their bats will be heating up. ...

Jake Diekman guaranteed $8M in 2-year deal with Red Sox

Mar. 17, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla, (AP) — Left-hander Jake Diekman is guaranteed $8 million in his two-year contract with the Boston Red Sox. Diekman gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons under the deal announced Wednesday. Boston has a $4 million option for 2024 with a $1 million...

MLB lockout could cost Scherzer $232K daily, Cole $193K

Feb. 23, 2022 16:16 PM EST

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Sometime soon, lockout costs become real: Max Scherzer would forfeit $232,975 for each regular-season day lost, and Gerrit Cole $193,548. Based on last year’s base salaries that totaled just over $3.8 billion, major league players would combine to lose $20.5...