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Red Sox LHP Sale pitches 4 innings in spring debut

FORT MYERS, Fla/March 09, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Boston Red Sox want Chris Sale to go slowly this spring. The ace left-hander is getting used to the plan. Sale pitched four innings of one-run ball in his first spring training game Friday against Miami. He allowed two hits, struck out five and walked none in Boston‘s 5-4 … Continue reading Red Sox LHP Sale pitches 4 innings in spring debut

Kimbrel leaves spring training for daughter’s surgery

FORT MYERS, Fla. /February 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Craig Kimbrel is away from Boston’s spring training camp while his infant daughter has surgery. Kimbrel’s wife Ashley gave birth to the couple’s first child, Lydia Joy, in November. Lydia Joy was born with a heart ailment and had a first medical procedure when she was a … Continue reading Kimbrel leaves spring training for daughter’s surgery

Red Sox, J.D. Martinez finalize $110M contract

FORT MYERS, Fla. /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —It took an extra week but the Red Sox finally got the big bat for the middle of their lineup they lacked last season. Slugger J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox finalized a $110 million, five-year contract on Monday, a week after the sides agreed to the deal … Continue reading Red Sox, J.D. Martinez finalize $110M contract

Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup

FORT MYERS, Fla./February 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Boston Red Sox didn’t commit $110 million for J.D. Martinez to be a part-timer. When he lands in the middle of the order, some of the everyday hitters will have to get used to fewer at-bats each week. New manager Alex Cora must navigate the complexities of … Continue reading Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup