The market for Mike Napoli is heating up and the Red Sox need to make a move or move on.
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.
2yRed Sox GM Ben Cherington has begun the 2012 roster makeup, exercising SS Marco Scutaro's 2012 option, and declining options on a couple relievers. He discusses those moves and more.
2yThe Red Sox declined their option on Dan Wheeler; he and Varitek could both land the team draft picks.
2yA list of possibilities for the Red Sox' coming offseason.
2yThe Red Sox make it official and exercise the 2012 option of SS Marco Scutaro. Scutaro hit a career-high .299 for the Red Sox this season.
2yJonathan Papelbon, David Ortiz and six other Red Sox filed for free agency on Sunday.
2yAccording to a source, the Red Sox will interview Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin on Monday for their managerial opening.
2yThe Patriots coach turns down Stephen Gostkowski's offer of a Cardinals hat to go with his St. Louis jersey . . . because, of course, he already has one.