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MLB Rumors: Red Sox, Infielder Jose Peraza Agree To One-Year Contract The Boston Red Sox were quiet for much of the MLB winter meetings, but they do appear to be making progress on a small move. The Red Sox and free-agent infielder Jose Peraza have agreed to a one-year deal in the $3 million range with incentives, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman.

Red Sox have reportedly discussed David Price trade with at least five teams As one MLB executive told Feinsand, the contracts that Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg signed may have strengthened Boston's stance. Cole got a record $324 million over nine years from the New York Yankees, and the Washington Nationals re-signed Strasburg with a seven-year, $245 million deal.

Red Sox potentially find new utility infielder in Rule 5 Draft The Boston Red Sox selected infielder Jonathan Arauz in the Rule 5 Draft, potentially making him the new utility infielder next season. Free agency remains…

Red Sox select utility infielder Jonathan Arauz in Rule 5 draft SAN DIEGO - With some uncertainty facing the right side of their infield, the Red Sox selected utility infielder Jonathan Arauz from the Houston Astros during the major-league portion of Thursday's Rule 5 draft.

Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi's contract has turned into a disaster The Boston Red Sox could have made this offseason a lot easier by simply letting Nathan Eovaldi go after the 2018 season. Now, they are in a tough spot. Th…

Red Sox select Jonathan Arauz in Rule 5 Draft Instead, they took a young infielder from the Astros organization. Jonathan Arauz was their selection. He is a former Phillies prospect who was traded to Houston in the deal that sent Ken Giles to the Astros prior to the 2016 season. Arauz was suspended for 50 games in 2017 after testing positive for a banned substance.

Red Sox Take Houston Infielder Jonathan Arauz In Rule 5 Draft; Here's What It Means Boston Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom has said throughout his tenure thus far that the Sox would look far and wide for improvements, and that apparently includes the Rule 5 draft. The Red Sox on Thursday selected switch-hitting infielder Jonathan Arauz from the Houston Astros' organization.

The Flyby: Winter Meetings Wishlist This past weekend, I asked you all what you wanted from the Winter Meetings. Let's see what you responded with. What they said - Choose a direction. We could trade high priced players out. We could go after prospects, rebuild, reload, or do nothing at all.

Red Sox's Chaim Bloom Reacts To Gerrit Cole's Reported Yankees Contract The Boston Red Sox are determined to stay the course, despite Gerrit Cole's impending move to the New York Yankees. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom told ESPN's Joon Lee on Wednesday the starting pitcher's record-setting contract with the Yankees won't change Boston's roster-building strategy.

How Likely Is Rich Hill-Red Sox Reunion? Free Agent Admits He's Spoken With Boston The Boston Red Sox have a hole in their starting pitching rotation, a hole that grew even bigger Thursday when Rick Porcello reportedly agreed to sign with the New York Mets. Boston must find some way to replace the 174 innings Porcello logged in 2019, and the club might turn to a familiar face to help.

Red Sox Offseason Predictions: Trade Mookie Betts to Houston Astros Let's predict a possible Boston Red Sox trade that would send right fielder Mookie Betts to the Houston Astros this offseason. The Red Sox and Astros are b…

Report: Rick Porcello to join Mets on one-year deal The Red Sox are in need of a new fifth starter. Rick Porcello - who pitched five seasons with the Red Sox, including winning the Cy Young in 2016 - is joining the New York Mets on a one-year deal, according to a report Thursday morning from The Athletic.

Welcome to the resistance You'll notice of course that there is balance to the Force in this case only when the Yankees are big and bad and better than Boston, and now it is so, and the widening process will only continue from here.

Boston Red Sox free agency: Rick Porcello signs one-year, $10 million deal to pitch for New York Mets After spending the last five years with the Boston Red Sox, starting pitcher Rick Porcello has signed a one-year, $10 million deal to play for the New York Mets in 2020, according to reports by Ken Rosenthal, Jon Heyman and others.

Report: Mets sign former Cy Young winner Rick Porcello The New York Mets continue to add to the back end of their rotation with veteran reclamation projects. One day after signing Michael Wacha to a one-year contract, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen and Co. are back at it again. According to multiple media reports, New York has inked veteran Rick Porcello to a one-year, $10 million contract.

P Rick Porcello agrees to one-year deal with Mets The New York Mets lost one of their best starting pitchers this offseason when Zack Wheeler signed a five-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, and they continue to replace the right-hander with some less expensive pieces.

MLB Rumors: Rick Porcello, Mets Agree To One-Year Contract Rick Porcello is going home, and the Boston Red Sox have a hole in their starting rotation. The free-agent right-handed pitcher has agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Mets, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported Thursday morning. Porcello's deal is worth $10 million, according to Rosenthal.

A Rule 5 Draft Preview The final event here every year is the Rule 5 Draft, after which teams mostly file out and head back home. In case you're not familiar, the Rule 5 Draft is how the league prevents teams from keeping top prospects in the minors for much longer than they should be.

OTM Open Thread 12/12: It is Thursday The Winter Meetings are pretty much over, with some front office people lingering around for today’s Rule 5 Draft before heading home. Meanwhile, both Boston…

MLB Roundup 12/12: Anthony Rendon is an Angel Plus, the starting pitching market kept moving.

Daily Red Sox Links: David Price, Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole We're still waiting for the first major move from the Red Sox. The David Price situation may be what's holding them up. The trade market for Price and other pitches has certainly been altered by recent free agent signings. As of now, Boston has one rotation spot to fill.

Trade Rumors: Rangers, Smith, Lowrie, Blue Jays, Frazier, Cubs The Athletics aren't the only AL West team interested in Jed Lowrie's services, as the Rangers have been in talks with the Mets about a deal that would send both Lowrie and Dominic Smith to the Lone Star State, The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports. However, "talks to this point have failed to progress" between the two clubs.

Free Agent Notes: Akiyama, Hill, Romo, Kim, Rojas Notes on some prominent names on the open market… We heard earlier today about Shogo Akiyama's camp meeting with the ….

Winners and losers from Day 3 of the MLB Winter Meetings With the Rendon deal as it relates to the Freeway rivalry, one side is a winner, the other a loser.

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