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Mike Napoli Is A Red Sox

Mike Napoli and Boston Red Sox have agreed on a one-year contract. There were indications that the deal will be for less than the $13 million average annual value of the original agreement.


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Padilla Signes With The Softbank Hawks

Free-agent pitcher Vicente Padilla has signed with The Softbank Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League. The 35-year-old right-hander, 4-1 with a 4.50 ERA in 56 relief appearances for the Boston Red Sox last season, agreed to a $3.25 million, one-year contract with the Hawks, Kyodo news agency reported Thursday.


Happy Birthday:
Jon Lester

January 7, 1984 – Jonathan “Jon” Tyler Lester is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox. Less than two years after being diagnosed with lymphoma, Lester started and won the final game of the 2007 World Series, and in May 2008, pitched a no-hitter against the Kansas City Royals.


This Day In Baseball History:

January 5,1920 – The New York Yankees purchased “Babe” Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for $125,000.


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Red Soxs Get Joel Hanrahan

The Boston Red Sox acquired All-Star Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Mark Melancon and a trio of minor leaguers. Headed to Pittsburgh in the deal are pitcher Stolmy Pimentel, infielder Ivan De Jesus and first baseman/outfielder Jerry Sands. Along with Hanrahan, the Red Sox also received infielder Brock Holt.


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Stephen Drew Is A Red Sox

Shortstop Stephen Drew has agreed to a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox. The deal calls for a $9.5 million salary and $500,000 in performance bonuses. Drew became a free agent when the Oakland Athletics declined their half of a $10 million mutual option for Drew in October. Drew received a $1.35 million buyout.


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Kevin Youkilis To The Yankees

Kevin Youkilis former Boston Red Sox third baseman has verbally agreed to become a New York Yankee with a deal expected to be for one-year and $12 million.


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Mike Napoli To The Red Sox

First baseman/catcher Mike Napoli signed a three-year, $39 million contract with the Boston Red Sox.


September 25,1965 – Satchel Paige (Kansas City Athletics), at the age of 59, pitched three shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox.


September 13, 1980 – Daisuke Matsuzaka is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball in the United States. He previously played for the Seibu Lions in Japan’s Pacific League. He was selected the MVP of the inaugural and the second World Baseball Classic, and is an Olympic bronze medalist.

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