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Buster joined MFB a day early due to the early game tomorrow. In light of the NFL issues regarding Ray Rice, Buster thinks MLB needs to get out in front of this issue and create a solid domestic abuse policy. He also spoke about Koji Uehara's future with the Red Sox, and Joe Girardi's handling of Derek Jeter.
Buster Olney joined MFB today and spoke about the Rusney Castillo. He suggested the Red Sox didn't pay him $70 million to stay in Pawtucket. He also ranks all the teams that are vying for a trade to acquire Giancarlo Stanton from Miami, and the contract he's likely receive.
needed improvement, it was the attitude the team brought in the clubhouse. They looked around baseball and saw what the Oakland A ' s did on their typically bargain basement budget. While the Red Sox were coming apart at the seams under Bobby Valentine
can at least hang their hats on their rarest of commodities -- the club's designated hitter. "Ortiz is unique," said Oakland A ' s general manager Billy Beane. "He's been one of the best hitters in the game. He's one of the best period. Most of
but ..." echoed through every media outlet covering this ALCS. That was because of a pretty powerful name -- as the Oakland A ' s can attest to -- in Verlander. It wasn't a question if the Red Sox could beat the Tigers, but rather if they could get
force. "It's nice to be able to come here and pitch on a big stage. It's nice to be able to come here and represent the Oakland A ' s ," said Balfour. "You never know what's going to happen [in free agency]. It's one of those things where you wait
Remember when Keith Foulke came to the Red Sox ? It was 2004 and he had just jumped from being the closer of the Oakland A ' s to the Red Sox' game-ender. All he did for an introduction to his new team that year was give up one single run over
better every day, just like anything else.” Cespedes, who defected from Cuba in summer of 2011 and signed with the Oakland Athletics before the 2012 season, is happy to call Boston his latest home. “ I feel very happy to be able to share a part of my career
344 slugging percentage among outfielders and a major league low 14 home runs. With the trade for right-handed hitting Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes this will change in a big way. The 28-year-old is hitting .256 with 17 home runs and 67 RBI
When it comes right down to it, Jon Lester was traded Thursday because he and the team just couldn’t hammer out a long-term contract to stay in Boston. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington admitted as much at his press conference after the trading deadline passed and Lester was on his way to ...
release. The Boston Red Sox today acquired outfielder Yoenis CÃ ©spedes and a 2015 competitive balance draft pick from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jon Lester, outfielder Jonny Gomes, and cash considerations. Both CÃ ©spedes
MINNEAPOLIS — It’s worked out pretty well for Oakland A ’ s pitcher Jeff Samardzija. The All-Star righty — who was just recently traded from his first professional team, the Cubs — has