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Opening statement from Red Sox principal owner John Henry

February 17, 2020

Below is a transcript of Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry’s opening statement from today’s press conference: This morning, before answering your questions I would like to begin by addressing Red Sox fans directly about this offseason. We are used to challenging offseasons, but this one has been particularly challenging.

Red Sox agree to one-year contract with outfielder Kevin Pillar

February 14, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed outfielder Kevin Pillar to a one-year contract for the 2020 season. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox’ 40-man roster is now at 40. Pillar, 31, hit .259 (158-for-611) with 14 stolen bases last season

Red Sox announce 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule

February 13, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced their 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule. Of the Red Sox’ 35 exhibition games this spring, 14 will be televised by NESN in the Boston TV market on either the main channel or their NESNplus feed. The Red Sox Radio Network will

Red Sox to host Valentine's Day dance tomorrow for 120 senior citizens at Fenway Park

February 13, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox will host a Valentine’s Day dance for 120 senior citizens from five different Boston-area senior centers tomorrow, Friday, February 14, at Fenway Park. The event will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the Dell Technologies Club, and includes lunch, pictures with the

PEAK Event Services and the Boston Red Sox Announce New Partnership at Fenway Park

February 12, 2020

PEAK Event Services, New England’s premier tent and event rental company, announced their partnership with the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. Under the multi-year agreement, PEAK Event Services is the official event rental provider for the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. This partnership allows for a streamlined experience

Red Sox name Ron Roenicke interim manager

February 11, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced that Ron Roenicke has been named Interim Manager. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. Roenicke, 63, spent the last two seasons (2018-19) as the Red Sox’ bench coach, helping guide the club to a franchise-record 108 regular-season wins and

Red Sox Spring Training begins tomorrow

Pitchers and catchers to begin workouts at 10 a.m. Workouts are free and open to the public
February 11, 2020

FORT MYERS, FL—Red Sox pitchers and catchers have their first workouts tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12, at Fenway South, the club’s Spring Training and Player Development Complex in Lee County, Florida. Workouts, which are free and open to the public, start at 10:00 a.m. and are expected to include 33 pitchers

Red Sox add five non-roster invitees to 2020 Spring Training roster

February 11, 2020

FORT MYERS, FL -- The Boston Red Sox have added five non-roster invitees to the team’s 2020 Spring Training roster: catcher Juan Centeno, catcher/infielder Connor Wong, infielder Jeter Downs, outfielder César Puello, and right-handed pitcher Denyi Reyes. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. The Red Sox

Red Sox send Mookie Betts, David Price, and cash to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for three players

Boston Acquires OF Alex Verdugo, INF Jeter Downs, and C/INF Connor Wong
February 10, 2020

FORT MYERS, FL—The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Mookie Betts and left-handed pitcher David Price along with cash considerations to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for outfielder Alex Verdugo, infielder Jeter Downs, and catcher/infielder Connor Wong. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. “Mookie and David have

Red Sox agree to two-year contract with outfielder Andrew Benintendi

February 8, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox today signed outfielder Andrew Benintendi to a two-year contract through the 2021 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. With today’s agreement, left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez is the only remaining Red Sox player eligible for salary arbitration.

Spring Training Truck Day presented by JetBlue scheduled for Monday

January 31, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The departure of the Red Sox equipment truck for the club’s Spring Training home at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, is scheduled for Monday, February 3. The truck will be loaded starting at 7 a.m. and is scheduled to leave Fenway Park for the 1,480-mile trip

Red Sox to begin commemorating Black History Month starting Friday with Jackie Robinson tribute

Month-long celebration to include free admission to The Museum of African American History Boston, and a special opportunity for two Red Sox scholars to visit Washington, DC's National Museum of African American History and Culture
January 30, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox and Red Sox Foundation will begin celebrating Black History Month starting this Friday, January 31, by commemorating the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson alongside hundreds of middle schoolers at KIPP Academy in Lynn. In addition to Friday’s tribute to Robinson, the club and

Red Sox agree to one-year contract with first baseman Mitch Moreland

January 28, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today signed first baseman Mitch Moreland to a one-year contract for the 2020 season, with a club option for 2021. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated right-handed pitcher Denyi Reyes for assignment. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim

Statement from the Boston Red Sox

January 27, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today released the following statement from Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom: “The Red Sox are devastated by the news of yesterday’s tragic helicopter crash in Southern California. We are heartbroken for the victims and their families, including John Altobelli, father of Red Sox scout

Red Sox add 13 non-roster invitees to 2020 Spring Training roster

January 24, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox have added 13 non-roster invitees to the team’s 2020 Spring Training roster: catcher Roldani Baldwin; outfielders Rusney Castillo and Jarren Duran; infielders Chad De La Guerra, Marco Hernández, Tommy Joseph, and Josh Ockimey; right-handed pitchers Trevor Hildenberger, Tanner Houck, and Bryan Mata; and

Red Sox trade right-handed pitcher Travis Lakins to Chicago Cubs

Boston outrights left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner to Triple-A Pawtucket
January 21, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox today traded right-handed pitcher Travis Lakins to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. In addition, the Red Sox today outrighted left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner to Triple-A Pawtucket. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom

Red Sox acquire left-handed pitcher Matt Hall from Detroit

Boston sends Minor League catcher Jhon Nuñez to Tigers
January 17, 2020

BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox today acquired left-handed pitcher Matt Hall from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league catcher Jhon Nuñez. A corresponding move to make room for Hall on the 40-man roster is forthcoming. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. Hall,

Red Sox announce personnel moves in player development and Minor League field staffs

January 16, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today announced personnel moves in the Player Development department, as well as 2020 field staffs for their minor league affiliates. Red Sox Vice President of Player Development Ben Crockett made the announcements. Shawn Haviland has been promoted to Pitching Coordinator, Performance. The Middletown,

Red Sox acquire left-handed pitcher Jeffrey Springs from Texas

Boston sends first baseman/outfielder Sam Travis to Rangers
January 15, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today acquired left-handed pitcher Jeffrey Springs from the Texas Rangers in exchange for first baseman/outfielder Sam Travis. To make room for Springs on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated left-handed pitcher Bobby Poyner for assignment. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the

Attendees announced for 81st annual Boston BBWAA Awards dinner

January 15, 2020

BOSTON, MA—Boston Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom and Red Sox players Xander Bogaerts, Marcus Walden, Michael Chavis, Rafael Devers, and Triston Casas are among the honorees who will be attending the 81st annual awards dinner of the Boston Chapter, Baseball Writers Association of America, scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday,

Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry's Opening Statement from Today's Press Conference 

January 15, 2020

Below is a transcript of Red Sox Principal Owner John Henry’s opening statement from today’s press conference: Since becoming stewards of the Boston Red Sox almost two decades ago, we – ownership, management, and all the men and women who work so hard to support everything that happens here on

Statements from the Boston Red Sox and Alex Cora

January 14, 2020

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox today issued the following statement on behalf of Principal Owner John Henry, Chairman Tom Werner, CEO Sam Kennedy, and Alex Cora: “Today we met to discuss the Commissioner’s report related to the Houston Astros investigation. Given the findings and the Commissioner’s ruling, we collectively

Red Sox agree to terms with five players on one-year contracts

January 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today agreed to terms with five players on one-year contracts for the 2020 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration: Matt Barnes, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Heath Hembree, and Brandon Workman. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement. With today’s agreements, outfielder Andrew Benintendi and

Red Sox acquire right-handed pitcher Austin Brice from Miami

Boston Sends Minor League Shortstop Angeudis Santos to Marlins
January 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today acquired right-handed pitcher Austin Brice from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league shortstop Angeudis Santos. To make room for Brice on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated infielder Marco Hernández for assignment. Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the

Xander Bogaerts, Wade Boggs, Jackie Bradley, Jr., Rafael Devers, Carlton Fisk, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Eduardo Rodriguez, Koji Uehara, Jason Varitek, and Christian Vazquez among current and former players attending Winter Weekend in Springfield

January 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA – Xander Bogaerts, Wade Boggs, Jackie Bradley, Jr., Rafael Devers, Carlton Fisk, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Eduardo Rodriguez, Koji Uehara, Jason Varitek, and Christian Vazquez are among the current and former players attending the 6th Annual Red Sox Winter Weekend, taking place in the City of Springfield for