The Red Sox have strong interest in free-agent utility player Kiké Hernandez, multiple sources confirmed Saturday afternoon. A deal is not believed to be imminent between the sides but Boston is one of the teams in pursuit of the former Dodger.
In August, the Red Sox saw first-hand the kind of damage Hunter Renfroe can do at Fenway Park. Now, the club is hoping that the chance to play half his games there will lead to a breakout season for the slugger.
The Red Sox are showing interest in free-agent starter Corey Kluber, according to a report from Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com. As Morosi notes, Kluber makes his offseason home in Massachusetts because his wife, Amanda, is from the area.
Five former Red Sox players — pitchers Roger Clemens, Curt Schilling and Billy Wagner and outfielders Manny Ramirez and Shane Victorino — are on the ballot for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021.
The Boston Red Sox have officially re-hired Alex Cora as their manager, the team announced late Friday afternoon. The club reached a deal with Cora to return after nearly 10 months away as he served a suspension for his role in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.
Top Red Sox decision-makers flew to Puerto Rico to meet with Alex Cora about the club’s open managerial job, baseball sources confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The Boston Globe reported earlier Wednesday that chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom and general manager Brian O’Halloran met with Cora …
The best team in a truncated regular season also was the top team in an extended playoffs, as the Los Angeles Dodgers ended a 32-year championship drought with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday at Arlington, Texas.
Since Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter dramatically beat Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay 1-0 in Game 5 of a 2011 National League division series, there has not been another postseason game in which the winning pitcher went nine innings and his opponent eight. And there have been 389 post…