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12/23/2014 | Wright relishes holidays, but eyes upcoming season

While Steven Wright enjoys seeing his knuckleball dance across the plate, the Red Sox right-hander admits that he never wants to step into the batter's box to try and hit one. The California native, who spent the last month of the 2014 season with the Red Sox, is hoping to earn a spot in the Boston bullpen come the 2015 season.

12/20/2014 | Red Sox acquire catcher Hanigan in deal with Padres

With a logjam at third base and a need for a backup catcher, the Red Sox traded Will Middlebrooks to the Padres on Friday in exchange for catcher Ryan Hanigan.

12/19/2014 | 'Winning tradition' has Porcello excited to join Boston

Meeting the Boston media on Friday for the first time since being traded to the Red Sox last week, right-hander Rick Porcello was asked about his personal memories of pitching here at Fenway Park. All he could do was laugh.

12/19/2014 | Padres deal Hanigan to Red Sox for Middlebrooks

San Diego sent catcher Ryan Hanigan, who was acquired from Tampa Bay in the Wil Myers trade, to Boston in exchange for third baseman Will Middlebrooks.

12/17/2014 | Sox back in driver's seat after Cherington's maneuvers

Let's say Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington doesn't make any further moves this offseason. Is his team good enough to win the American League East?

12/17/2014 | Red Sox add reliever Varvaro in trade with Braves

The Red Sox bolstered their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Varvaro from the Braves in exchange for Minor Leaguer Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations.

12/17/2014 | No ace? Recent history says no problem for Sox

Once Jon Lester made his decision that there would be no return engagement in Boston, there was an unsettling feeling for Red Sox fans who have just about always had an "ace" to cheer on in recent decades.

12/15/2014 | Sox get Minors SS from Cubs to complete Doubront deal

Back on July 30, the Red Sox traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Cubs for a player to be named. Boston finally collected its return on Monday, acquiring Minor League shortstop Marco Hernandez from Chicago to complete the deal.

12/15/2014 | Red Sox mourn passing of longtime scout Enos

Bill Enos, the longtime Red Sox scout whose career extended through parts of eight decades in professional baseball as a player, manager, scout and consultant, passed away due to complications from pneumonia at the age of 94.

12/15/2014 | Inbox: Evaluating Red Sox's return for Cespedes

Did the Red Sox get enough in return for Yoenis Cespedes? What's the latest on James Shields? Who are the top prospects in Boston's farm system? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers those questions and others in his inbox.

12/14/2014 | Craig an overlooked potential trade piece

With some of the top available free agents coming off the board, teams can look to Allen Craig as a productive outfielder/first baseman if they can make a deal with the Red Sox.

12/13/2014 | Farrell points to Betts as potential leadoff man

One of the biggest questions going into the offseason is how Boston's lineup will shake out, specifically the leadoff spot. Manager John Farrell said Mookie Betts is a candidate to fill that role.

12/13/2014 | In span of days, Red Sox revamp rotation

In just a few days, the Red Sox completely revamped their rotation with three new pieces: Justin Masterson, Wade Miley and Rick Porcello.

12/13/2014 | Lucchino: Red Sox sincerely tried to sign Lester

With the dust settling after an eventful Winter Meetings for the Red Sox, president/CEO Larry Lucchino expressed disappointment and regret in how the team dealt with its attempts to sign left-hander Jon Lester.

12/12/2014 | Masterson aiming to prosper with healthy 2015

Justin Masterson is not only amped to be returning to the Boston Red Sox, his original franchise, but the right-hander can't wait to prove how well he can rebound from a tough 2014 season.

12/11/2014 | Flurry of moves may be just the beginning for Tigers, Red Sox

Even after the wild flurry of moves that restated the two teams' intention to roll on to the 2015 World Series without the aces who led them into their most recent postseason appearances, history says they might just have something really crazy left in their bag of tricks.

12/11/2014 | Rotation takes center stage as Winter Meetings end

It was a whirlwind four days at the Winter Meetings for the Red Sox, who arrived with hopes of reacquiring Jon Lester but then swiftly made alternative moves once the lefty went to the Cubs.

12/11/2014 | Masterson gets one-year, $9.5 million deal from Red Sox

Justin Masterson has agreed to a one-year, $9.5 million deal to rejoin the Red Sox, it was announced Thursday night.

12/11/2014 | Red Sox land Porcello from Tigers for Cespedes

The Red Sox have traded the power bat of Yoenis Cespedes to the Tigers for a key rotation piece in right-hander Rick Porcello, completing a frenzied 24-hour period in which general manager Ben Cherington acted quickly after free-agent left-hander Jon Lester opted to sign with the Cubs.

12/11/2014 | Scouts of the Year honored at Winter Meetings

Mike Brito was honored Wednesday night at the Winter Meetings, when he was named International Scout of the Year at the 31st annual Scout of the Year banquet. Orrin Freeman (West Coast) of the Marlins, Tom Kotchman (East Coast) of the Red Sox and the late Paul Provas (Central) won Scout of the Year awards as well.

12/10/2014 | Red Sox close to acquiring former All-Star lefty Miley

The Red Sox are working toward a deal with the D-backs that would bring them left-handed starter Wade Miley. However, a source cautioned that there are still some "moving parts" and that nothing is finalized.

12/10/2014 | Lester wasn't be-all, end-all for aggressive Red Sox

With Jon Lester about to get fitted for a Cubs uniform, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has swiftly moved on to all other avenues of trying to rebuild his rotation. In truth, Cherington had already started working on alternative plans weeks ago, but now he will try to come closer to making them a reality.

12/10/2014 | Cherington understands Lester's decision, wishes him well

Jon Lester's decision to take a six-year, $155 million deal with the Cubs over an offer from Boston that was $20 million less is one that Ben Cherington completely understood.

12/9/2014 | Ross could resume role as Boston's backup catcher

The Red Sox remain in the hunt for a backup catcher, and there's still a chance David Ross could return for another season. Ross, a free agent, served as the backup catcher for Boston the last two seasons.

12/9/2014 | Lester reportedly chooses Cubs over Red Sox

Free-agent lefty Jon Lester reportedly agreed to a six-year, $155 million contract with the Cubs on Tuesday night at the Winter Meetings.

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