Andrew Bailey Physically, Mentally Prepares to Be Team’s Closer, Atone for Last Season

Andrew Bailey Physically, Mentally Prepares to Be Team’s Closer, Atone for Last Season

BOSTON — The 2012 season was a nightmare for Andrew Bailey. Bailey hoped to shed…

John Farrell Committed to Two-Hitting Coach System, Identifies Victor Rodriguez As ‘Leading Candidate’

John Farrell Committed to Two-Hitting Coach System, Identifies Victor Rodriguez As ‘Leading Candidate’

BOSTON — The Red Sox are only halfway done with their hitting coach search. Despite…

Red Sox Name Greg Colbrunn as Team’s New Hitting Coach

Red Sox Name Greg Colbrunn as Team’s New Hitting Coach

The Red Sox have found their next hitting coach. The team announced Wednesday that it…

Nick Swisher’s Intangibles Should Make Him a Top Target for Red Sox This Offseason (Podcast)

Nick Swisher’s Intangibles Should Make Him a Top Target for Red Sox This Offseason (Podcast)

While the Red Sox reportedly made a move in signing Jonny Gomes to a two-year…

Miguel Cabrera’s Consistency, Production, Sacrifice Make Him Right Choice For AL MVP

Miguel Cabrera’s Consistency, Production, Sacrifice Make Him Right Choice For AL MVP

The right man won the American League MVP. While Mike Trout had a phenomenal campaign…

Mike Napoli’s Power, Versatility Make Slugger an Intriguing First Base Option for Red Sox (Podcast)

Mike Napoli’s Power, Versatility Make Slugger an Intriguing First Base Option for Red Sox (Podcast)

While the Marlins and Blue Jays cross the T’s and dot the I’s on what…

Bob Melvin Deserved AL Manager of Year For Adjusting on Fly With Rookies, Evolving Roster

Bob Melvin Deserved AL Manager of Year For Adjusting on Fly With Rookies, Evolving Roster

There weren’t any expectations for the Athletics entering 2012. After trading their top three players…

Report: Red Sox ‘Checked in on’ Reliever Joakim Soria, Who Is Recovering From Tommy John Surgery

Report: Red Sox ‘Checked in on’ Reliever Joakim Soria, Who Is Recovering From Tommy John Surgery

Joakim Soria is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, but that isn’t deterring teams from checking…

Mike Trout Introduces Parents to Twitter, Urges Followers to Follow Them

Mike Trout Introduces Parents to Twitter, Urges Followers to Follow Them

Mike Trout isn’t afraid of his parents embarrassing him in public. That means social media….

Torii Hunter’s Production, Existing Red Sox Relationships Would Make Him Nice Fit in Boston (Podcast)

Torii Hunter’s Production, Existing Red Sox Relationships Would Make Him Nice Fit in Boston (Podcast)

Now that David Ortiz has been re-signed, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington can turn…

Ben Cherington Looking to Add Starting Pitcher Through Either Trade or Free Agency

Ben Cherington Looking to Add Starting Pitcher Through Either Trade or Free Agency

BOSTON –– Boston could benefit from a No. 3 starter. With Jon Lester and Clay…

David Ortiz Contemplating Whether to Play for Dominican Republic in 2013 World Baseball Classic

David Ortiz Contemplating Whether to Play for Dominican Republic in 2013 World Baseball Classic

BOSTON –– The World Baseball Classic may complicate many major leaguers’ schedules next spring. That’s…

Ben Cherington Heads to General Mangers Meetings With Focus on ‘Information Gathering’ to Fuel Offseason Moves

Ben Cherington Heads to General Mangers Meetings With Focus on ‘Information Gathering’ to Fuel Offseason Moves

BOSTON – Ben Cherington has cleared the first two items on his offseason agenda. After hiring…

Red Sox Hope to Select Fifth Pitching Coach Since 2010 by End of Week

Red Sox Hope to Select Fifth Pitching Coach Since 2010 by End of Week

BOSTON — All eyes are on the pitching coach vacancy. As of now, the Red…

Cody Ross’ Asking Price for Contract Could Have Ben Cherington Looking at Other Alternatives

Cody Ross’ Asking Price for Contract Could Have Ben Cherington Looking at Other Alternatives

BOSTON — With David Ortiz back in Boston, the next priority is re-signing Cody Ross….

David Ortiz Plans to Continue Training While ‘Everybody’s Vacationing’ to Physically Feel Like He’s in His 20s

David Ortiz Plans to Continue Training While ‘Everybody’s Vacationing’ to Physically Feel Like He’s in His 20s

BOSTON –– A new two-year contract gives David Ortiz the flexibility to retire with the…

Andrew Bailey’s Health, Daniel Bard’s Mechanics Signify Keys to Continue Improving Boston’s Bullpen in 2013

Andrew Bailey’s Health, Daniel Bard’s Mechanics Signify Keys to Continue Improving Boston’s Bullpen in 2013

Editor’s note: Didier Morais will review each position for the Red Sox for the 2013…