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Red Sox | No imminent deals ahead

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:52:09 -0700

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Saturday, July 26, the team is not closing in on any immediate deals following the trade of SP Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants.

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Red Sox | GM not giving up on season

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:03:28 -0700

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said the front office isn't giving up on the 2014 season just yet, and the next couple of weeks will be crucial in what the team decides to do at the trading deadline. "We're going to do whatever we feel gives the Red Sox the best chance to be as good as possible as quickly as possible," he said. "And we are not conceding 2014 with that statement." Boston is currently 43-52 and 9 1/2 games back in the American League East. They rank last in the league in runs, slugging percentage and total bases and are hitting .246 as a team.

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Red Sox | Ben Cherington not ready to overhaul roster

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:30:04 -0700

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said he doesn't think overhauling the current roster is necessary yet for his struggling team. "I'm betting on the players we have in there," he said.

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Red Sox | Kevin Boles might manage PawSox

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:21:41 -0800

The Boston Red Sox are looking to fill their managerial vacancy at Triple-A Pawtucket, as Gary DiSarcina left the organization for a coaching job with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. General manager Ben Cherington said Monday, Dec. 9, that the leading candidate was from within the organization, and that is believed to be Double-A skipper Kevin Boles. Many prospects at Pawtucket will be players Boles has already worked with.

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Red Sox | Unlikely to add starting pitching

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 11:47:33 -0800

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said the team has fielded inquiries regarding its surplus of starting pitching. They are more likely to trade away one of their starters than to acquire another starter via trade or free agency.

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Red Sox | No long-term deal yet for Xander Bogaerts

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 23:26:59 -0800

The Boston Red Sox are not thinking about locking up 21-year-old SS/3B Xander Bogaerts to a long-term contract, general manager Ben Cherington confirmed earlier this month. Cherington would like to see Bogaerts' development through the 2014 season before opening up the checkbook. Bogaerts is not eligible for arbitration until 2017 and free agency until 2020.

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Red Sox | Pedro Martinez joins front office

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:18:53 -0800

Former SP Pedro Martinez has joined the Boston Red Sox front office as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.

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Red Sox | Jason Varitek returning for spring training

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:20:04 -0800

Former Boston Red Sox C Jason Varitek, who retired and became a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington following last season, will serve as an adviser and coach to manager John Farrell and his staff in spring camp.

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Red Sox | Jonny Gomes could see more than just platoon duty

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 23:40:47 -0800

Boston Red Sox OF Jonny Gomes may see more than just part-time duty, according to team sources. "We expect him to play a lot," general manager Ben Cherington said. "Exactly how many at-bats it ends up being, that's up to John (Farrell, the manager) and I guess up to Jonny. He'll have the opportunity to play a lot. We see him as an important part of the team."

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Red Sox | Free agent needs for 2013

Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:22:53 -0700

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington wants to re-sign DH David Ortiz and OF Cody Ross before they hit the open market next month. The Red Sox want to address first base, outfield, shortstop and starting pitching. The team expects its payroll to be way below last year's $175 million, but Cherington cautions this year's free-agent market is not strong and the club may elect to save money towards 2014.

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