The Red Sox added some bullpen help - and possibly an alternate closer - to the roster on Thursday, signing righthanded reliever Edward Mujica.
New Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski tells reporters on a conference call that former teammates had encouraged him to come to Boston and says he's "just trying to fit in" to the clubhouse.
2yCSN Chicago's David Kaplan wonders if Theo Epstein may have decided on the Rangers' pitching coach as his No. 1 choice for the Cubs' managerial post.
2yA few days after interviewing for Boston's vacant managerial job, the ex-Sox third-base coach is in Chicago talking to Theo Epstein and the Cubs.
2yThe Rangers pitching coach had been scheduled to interview for the Red Sox' open managerial position on Tuesday, but withdrew his name, choosing to stay in Texas closer to his family.
2yThe Red Sox might be more likely to make a move on a free agent, but, as the Adrian Gonzalez deal proved, deals will be made during the winter, too.
2yBoston Globe columnist Bob Ryan would select Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux as the next Red Sox manager.
2yDan Duquette, the former general manager of the Red Sox, has been hired to be the GM of the Baltimore Orioles.
2yThe former strength and conditioning coach feels like a scapegoat after being fired for the players' fitness issues.