12/9/2013 | Starting depth puts Red Sox in position of strength
The Red Sox have a problem many teams would love to have -- an overflow in the rotation, with Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, John Lackey, Felix Doubront, Jake Peavy and Ryan Dempster all under contract for next season.
12/9/2013 | Drew's return contingent on moving payroll
For Stephen Drew to return, the Red Sox would likely have to move some payroll, perhaps from the rotation, where they are deep.
12/9/2013 | Deep pitching sets up Red Sox for success
Jacoby Ellsbury flew the coop, along with Jarrod Saltalamacchia. Stephen Drew could be the next to leave. And the Red Sox are set to roll on.
12/9/2013 | Sporting new uni, Salty looks back on time with Sox
Wearing a Marlins jersey with his familiar No. 39 on the back, Jarrod Saltalamacchia spoke reflectively about his time with the Red Sox. Though he would have liked to stay, he understands the business side of the game.
12/9/2013 | Title in the past, Farrell focused on the future
Rather than spending his time watching World Series highlights, John Farrell has been focusing on what he needs to do for 2014, starting with finding a leadoff hitter to replace Jacoby Ellsbury.
12/9/2013 | Red Sox have versatile infield prospect in Cecchini
Garin Cecchini's solid baseball mechanics coupled with his sound knowledge of the game are important components of his composite projection. The Red Sox third-base prospect should be a fine Major League quality player, with a top-of-the-batting-order profile.
12/9/2013 | Auction items to help cause close to Sox hearts
Major League Baseball's auction this week includes items from all 30 teams and benefits Stand Up To Cancer. Red Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino said he feels fortunate to be able to do his part.
12/8/2013 | Cherington plans to stay active at Winter Meetings
The Red Sox, who kept up with the fast pace of their competitors in the week leading up to the Winter Meetings, will still be active in trying to improve their roster over the next four days in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
12/7/2013 | Cherington: Heavy lifting likely done for Red Sox
With Mike Napoli's big bat a successful physical away from officially returning to the Red Sox, general manager Ben Cherington can now focus on luxuries rather than necessities.
12/7/2013 | Mujica offers Red Sox insurance policy
One of the best moves the Red Sox made last winter was acquiring an effective reliever who could also serve as an insurance policy at closer. General manager Ben Cherington hopes Edward Mujica can pay similar dividends.
12/6/2013 | Veteran slugger Napoli set to return to Red Sox
After losing two starting players from their World Series-winning team earlier in the week, the Red Sox retained a key piece on Friday night by agreeing to terms with first baseman Mike Napoli on a two-year, $32 million deal.
12/6/2013 | Full slate awaits Cherington at Winter Meetings
As they head to Baseball's Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., the Red Sox have already added a catcher in A.J. Pierzynski while losing a dynamic leadoff man in Jacoby Ellsbury.
12/5/2013 | Mujica lands two-year, $9.5 million deal
An already eventful week for the Red Sox gained more steam on Thursday, with the news the club has agreed to terms with righty reliever Edward Mujica on a two-year, $9.5 million deal.
12/4/2013 | Cherington takes Ellsbury's departure in stride
Jacoby Ellsbury's imminent signing with the Yankees does not fall under the category of stunning for Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington.
12/4/2013 | Decision to join world champs easy for A.J.
For veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski, choosing the Boston Red Sox over the other teams who pursued him was one of the easiest decisions of his career. After all, only one team won the World Series last season.
12/3/2013 | Damon can relate to Ellsbury's route to Yanks
A World Series-winning leadoff man and center fielder going from the Red Sox to the Yankees? That appears to be the direction Jacoby Ellsbury is going in, according to multiple reports that surfaced Tuesday night. And there's one person who can relate to the situation better than anyone else -- Johnny Damon.
12/3/2013 | Pierzynski plays to win games, not friends
New Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski is as professional as he is durable, even if polls have shown that he is unpopular among his peers.
12/3/2013 | Lackey named winner of Tony Conigliaro Award
John Lackey, who had a stirring comeback season that culminated with a win in the clinching Game 6 of the World Series, has been voted the winner of the annual Tony Conigliaro Award, presented each year to a Major Leaguer who has overcome adversity.
12/3/2013 | Red Sox begin repeat bid at Winter Meetings
When Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington arrives at the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., sometime on Sunday evening, he won't have a lot of time for pleasantries. Cherington has a lot on his plate in his quest to build a team that can repeat as World Series champion.
12/3/2013 | Pierzynski agrees to one-year deal with Red Sox
With their first significant acquisition of the offseason, the Red Sox have found the short-term solution behind the plate they were looking for in A.J. Pierzynski, a veteran who owns a World Series ring. Pierzynski and Boston agreed on a one-year deal that is pending the completion of a physical.
12/2/2013 | Bailey, Kalish non-tendered by Red Sox
The Red Sox non-tendered two players who had a hard time staying healthy the last couple of years -- Andrew Bailey and Ryan Kalish.
12/1/2013 | Bailey on bubble as Sox face tender deadline
The Red Sox have some business to take care of by the end of Monday, as 11:59 p.m. ET is the deadline for tendering 2014 contracts for all unsigned players on the roster.