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2017 Schedule
93-69, 1st in AL East
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3hBradford Doolittle

Hot stove stock watch: Red Sox

With the Red Sox's pre-hot stove win projection at 92.0, Boston continues the search to add power to their existing lineup for the upcoming season.

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1dTravis Sawchik, Special to ESPN.com

One key move for the Red Sox this offseason

The Red Sox ranked 21st in MLB in runs above average, and they produced -0.7 WAR at DH last season, making one of free agency's biggest bats a perfect fit.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

The Red Sox have added left-hander Jalen Beeks and righties Chandler Shepherd and Ty Buttrey to the 40-man roster to protect them from being eligible for the Rule 5 Draft. The Sox's 40-man roster is now at capacity.

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2dDan Szymborski

Finding the best spot for Giancarlo Stanton

Dave Dombrowski has made this kind of franchise-altering slugger acquisition in the past, so it wouldn't be out of character. But here's an issue: Not a single Red Sox player under 30 is locked up past the 2019 season.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Carlos Beltrán and Alex Cora being honored today in Puerto Rico.

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5dBradford Doolittle

Hitting the reset button on starting pitcher wins

Did Chris Sale not get his due in AL Cy Young voting? Updating one of baseball's oldest pitching stats to fit the modern game could have helped his case while giving all of baseball's aces deserved credit.

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6dDan Szymborski

Projecting MLB's award winners in 2018

After just missing out on the Cy Young this year, Chris Sale is pegged as the favorite next season by projections systems.

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Chavis goes deep twice in AFL

Michael Chavis hit two home runs and drove in three in the Peoria Javelinas' Arizona Fall League loss Tuesday. Fellow Red Sox farmhand Henry Owens didn't fare as well in the contest, allowing five runs on six hits in three innings.

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Expert picks: Who will win the Cy Young?

Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw have five Cy Youngs between them. Will one of them add another trophy to his shelf? What about in the AL, where a strong case can be made for Corey Kluber or Chris Sale?

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton has not expressed an unwillingness to accept a potential trade to Boston or St. Louis, according to a source familiar with the slugger's thinking.

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Cora: This Is A Challenge And An Opportunity

Red Sox manager Alex Cora talks to Buster Olney about getting the gig in Boston, his expectations for the club, his relationship with the team's veterans and more.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr batted .409 in his only World Series, but his Red Sox lost in six games to the Cardinals in 1946. In its press release Tue. about Doerr's passing at age 99, the Hall used a classic quote from the popular, clutch-hitting second-baseman: "I like to think good guys can finish first."

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Bobby Doerr, who died Monday at 99, was the oldest living Hall of Famer and, as historian & author Marty Appel points out, the 9-time All-Star second-baseman for the Red Sox was the last surviving MLBer from the 1930s — and no ‘30s Negro Leaguers are left.

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Red Sox Hall of Fame 2B Doerr dies at 99

Bobby Doerr, a Hall of Fame second baseman who was dubbed the "Silent Captain" by longtime Boston Red Sox teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox have completed their coaching staff by hiring Craig Bjornson as bullpen coach. Bjornson most recently worked in that capacity with the Houston Astros. So, here is new manager Alex Cora's staff: Ron Roenicke (bench), Dana LeVangie (pitching), Tim Hyers (hitting), Andy Barkett (asst. hitting), Tom Goodwin (first base/outfield/baserunning), Carlos Febles (third base/infield), Bjornson (bullpen), Ramon Vazquez (quality control).

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9dJerry Crasnick

Hot stove survey: Where does J.D. Martinez wind up?

The Diamondbacks would love to have Martinez back, but the Red Sox need a power bat this winter. Most executives surveyed expect the slugger to land a deal in the $120 million-$160 million range.

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10dScott Lauber

Sox OF Betts bowls perfect 300 in PBA event

Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts bowled a perfect 300 game in the final qualifying round of the World Series of Bowling in Reno, Nevada.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Mookie Betts bowled a perfect 300 game Sunday night in the latest qualifying round for the World Series of Bowling in Reno, Nevada, according to a spokesman for the Pro Bowlers Association.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Through 30 games, Mookie Betts is averaging 206.43 at the World Series of Bowling. In the third qualifying round Sunday, he averaged a personal-best 207.8 in 10 games (210, 256, 198, 246, 184, 228, 170, 219, 193 and 174).

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs78510th
Batting Average.25813th
On Base Percentage.32911th
Slugging Percentage.40726th
Earned Run Average3.704th
Quality Starts882nd
WHIP1.255th
BAA.2459th

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