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San Diego Padres shore up their offense with trades

...group of prospects that could include lefty Max Fried, one of San Diego's top prospects.-swapped Hanigan to the Boston Red Sox for Middlebrooks on Friday.The Padres had a historically awful offense in the first half of 2014. Although they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-19/san-diego-padres-shore-t
Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...contracts, topped by a $72.5 million, seven-year agreement in August between outfielder Rusney Castillo and the Boston Red Sox.Because of the American trade embargo, a player who defects from Cuba has to obtain a license from the U.S. Treasury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Braves trade Anthony Varvaro to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have acquired Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers.Varvaro was 3-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/braves-trade-anthony-var
Braves moves confirm new hitting trend

...at-bats, guys who can grind them out, guys with power." I wrote: "Moss, who was drafted and developed by the Boston Red Sox, said Oakland's hitting philosophy is similar to Boston's. He said they stress working at-bats, putting yourself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-09/braves-moves
Jon Lester planning to meet with Giants

...losing slugging third baseman Pablo Sandoval to the Boston Red Sox.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday...rivals. Now they're teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-25/jon-lester-planning-meet
Tigers GM more optimistic about re-signing Victor Martinez than Max Scherzer

...we can clear our name and move on from this quickly. We're giving our full cooperation and we welcome it."The Boston Red Sox, who tumbled from first place to last in the AL East, are looking to find some sustained success, general manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/tigers-gm-more-optimisti
Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...previous mark of $370,873 set by San Francisco two years ago.San Francisco's total was up from $307,323 for the Boston Red Sox last year. The players' pool of $62 million was down from $62.7 million last year and a record $65.4 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-24/ex-brave-john-smoltz-amo
Detroit Tigers even series with Boston Red Sox

DETROIT - Austin Jackson was dropped from first to eighth in the batting order, and suddenly the Boston Red Sox couldn't get him out.A revitalized Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-16/detroit-tigers-even-seri
Red Sox make offer to Pablo Sandoval

The Boston Red Sox have offered free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval a five-year, $95 million contract, according to the Boston Globe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-22/red-sox-make-offer-pablo-sandoval
Boston Red Sox hope to stop their slide

BOSTON - The pitching is in shambles. The hitting is spotty. And the defense?The Boston Red Sox are dropping the ball there, too.In less than three weeks, they've blundered their way from a smooth ride to the playoffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-09-23/boston-red-sox-hope-stop