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.
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says he knew there was a chance Jacoby Ellsbury would sign with the Yankees, because there was a 'range' the Sox weren't willing to go beyond.
1dRed Sox starter John Lackey has been voted as the winner of the 24th Tony Conigliaro Award, given to a player who has "overcome adversity through the attributes of spirit, determination and courage."
1dThe Red Sox landed their first big move of the offseason by signing AJ Pierzynski. What's next?
1dThe Red Sox have signed A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year deal, which in all likelihood means that free-agent backstop Jarrod Saltalamacchia isn't returning to Boston.
2dThe Red Sox announced that they have non-tendered reliever Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Kalish. They tendered five other arbitration-eligible players.
3dJoel Sherman of the New York Post reports that a source says the Red Sox will tender a contract to the 29-year-old right-hander, who made $4.1 million in 2013.
3dAlthough Andrew Bailey loves being a member of the Red Sox, the oft-injured reliever understands that he's a prime candidate to be non-tendered.
1wSteve Buckley joins Sports Tonight to discuss the news of a BBWAA member selling their vote to Deadspin.