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Red Sox should fill Dice-K’s rotation spot internally and not make a trade

By Jeff Louderback Daisuke Matsuzaka’s career with the Boston Red Sox could be finished. Multiple media reports indicate that the Japanese right-hander wants to have Tommy John surgery because of a tear in his right elbow’s ulnar collateral ligament. According to Alex Speier of, Dice-K will meet with Red Sox officials on Friday. At [...]

Red Sox acquire Morales, sign Millwood and DFA Okajima

With John Lackey and Daisuke Matsuzaka on the disabled list in the majors, and top prospect Felix Doubront on the DL at Pawtucket, the Boston Red Sox made two moves today to increase their pitching depth. The Sox signed 36-year-old right-hander Kevin Millwood to a minor league deal and acquired 25-year-old left-hander Franklin Morales from the [...]

Undrafted and undeterred, Dan Butler catches the Red Sox attention

One of the few bright spots for the Red Sox last year in a season that saw a staggering rash of injuries to key players was the story of Daniel Nava. if you recall, Nava – who was not drafted and worked his way to the majors via the independent leagues – hit a grand [...]