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Left-hander Josh Osich will have an $850,000 salary while in the major leagues as part of his 2020 contract with the Boston Red Sox, and infielder Marco Hernandez will have a $650,000 salary while with the big league club.
With the MLB Hot Stove already cookin', Buster and Bob Nightengale discuss possible landing spots for the biggest names left in free agency. Plus, a special offseason "Hembo Knows" (22:13) and some Bleacher Tweets with a Texas twist (33:21).
The Boston Red Sox have signed infielder Marco Hernandez and left-hander Josh Osich to one-year contracts.
Kris Bryant to Cincy? Anthony Rendon on the Rangers? We dream up a major hot stove splash for every squad.
Mookie. Lindor. Arenado? We examine the stars who will (or should) be in offseason trade talks.
The Indians acquired catcher Sandy Leon in a trade with the Red Sox in exchange for minor league right-hander Adenys Bautista.
Red Sox ace Chris Sale has been cleared to begin throwing, with the goal of participating in spring training.
The Triple-A affiliate of the Red Sox will be known as the WooSox when the team moves from Rhode Island to Massachusetts.
If you could have one thing you really wanted for your favorite team, what would you be willing to give up?
MLB's sign-stealing inquiry has expanded beyond the 2017 Astros to other teams, including the '19 Astros, and sources told ESPN that MLB will meet with managers AJ Hinch (Astros), Alex Cora (Red Sox) and Carlos Beltran (Mets) -- who all have Astros ties.
Gerrit Cole or Stephen Strasburg could end up in the Bronx, while Mookie Betts could end up ... anywhere.
Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Tony La Russa will assist in all areas, including evaluations of players and minor-league development.
Dustin Pedroia is hoping to return to the Boston Red Sox next year after playing in just nine games during the past two seasons because of his injured left knee.
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A hot name in the relief market: Drew Pomeranz. After the Brewers dealt for him and moved him full-time to the bullpen, he was incredible: 26.1 IP, 45 Ks, 2.39 ERA. With a paucity of left-handed relievers available, he's going to get a multiyear deal at a strong AAV.
Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
Buster, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law look ahead to 2020 by tackling the biggest questions swirling around some of the sport's biggest names this offseason. In a roundtable discussion, the guys talk about the Mets' hiring of Carlos Beltran, JD Martinez's contract and what it means for Boston, if Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon will return to the Nationals and more (5:27). Plus, Rena Banena's final "Bleacher Tweets" (29:39) and some final words from former Commissioner Bart Giamatti (41:21).
Boston's DH decided not to test free agency. The ripple effects will be felt throughout the organization.
By remaining with the Red Sox, J.D. Martinez can earn $62.5 million over the next three years. He also has an opt-out clause after the 2020 season.
Free agency is officially underway! Here's why things will (or won't) move faster, and the names you'll be hearing most.
New York Yankees greats Thurman Munson, Don Mattingly and Tommy John are among a 10-man ballot of candidates who will be eligible for selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame this year though the Modern Baseball Era committee.