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Josh Beckett

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  • Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers

    Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers
    The Angels added more catching depth on Tuesday when they acquired veteran Drew Butera from the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash. Butera, 31, was designated for assignment after the Dodgers claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the...
  • No Way Around It, Red Sox Blew It With Jon Lester

    As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet. We're talking about...
  • Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez Agree To Deals With Red Sox

    Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is leaving his heart in San Francisco and heading cross-country to Beantown. According to multiple reports, Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed on a five-year deal worth close to $100 million. Later Monday...
  • Hanley Ramirez deal with Boston reportedly four years, $88 million

    Hanley Ramirez deal with Boston reportedly four years, $88 million
    Farewell, Hanley Ramirez, parting is such sweet ... what? Sorrow? Not hardly. Cause for celebration? Not exactly that, either. Maybe Ramirez goes on to remain healthy the next few years, hits the snot out of the ball and makes everyone around Chavez...
  • On The Fly: Sox To Sign Sandoval, Ramirez

    On The Fly: Sox To Sign Sandoval, Ramirez
    A year after winning the World Series, the Red Sox embraced a youth movement and stumbled to last place. The reaction from Yawkey Way? Spend like it's Black Friday. Rotund third baseman Pablo Sandoval reportedly has agreed to a deal worth close to $100...
  • Pickoff Move: Sox Change Course, Splurge On Sandoval, Ramirez

    Pickoff Move: Sox Change Course, Splurge On Sandoval, Ramirez
    In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February. Still, it is head-...
  • As baseball's Hot Stove League burns, are Dodgers fiddling around?

    As baseball's Hot Stove League burns, are Dodgers fiddling around?
    The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too. The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball. It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
  • Madison Bumgarner gem puts Giants a win away from World Series title

    Madison Bumgarner gem puts Giants a win away from World Series title
    Madison Bumgarner did all he could do to clinch being selected the most valuable player of the World Series. Two games, two victories, one run and, in the last game here this season, one loud “M-V-P” chant from the home fans. For the San...
  • Here's just what baseball desperately needs: More postseason awards

    Here's just what baseball desperately needs: More postseason awards
    I’m so dizzy, somebody lead me to my walker. I just can’t keep up. It’s a never-ending avalanche of baseball awards. As any of my beloved analytic followers would tell you, I long for the old days. So much simpler then. Baseball...
  • Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?

    Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?
    Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
  • Marlins' World Series hero Josh Beckett retires

     
    Josh Beckett, one of the best big-game pitchers of his generation, is retiring after 14 seasons....