Red Sox starting pitcher David Price has won the AL Comeback Player of the Year award and Braves reliever Jonny Venters has earned the NL honor. Venters hadn't appeared in the majors since 2012 due to injuries.
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Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore spent time with Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. at their alma mater, South Carolina, over the bye week. Gilmore said he didn't know Bradley would be there and relayed that they talked about the Red Sox championship run. One thing that piqued Gilmore's curiosity was if Bradley was sore after the long grind of season. Bradley wasn't, which surprised Gilmore and highlighted the differences in the two sports.
He might have seemed surly, unapproachable -- and untouchable, if you consider he hated having his head patted. But that was never the real Adrian Beltre.
World Series MVP Steve Pearce, who has played for seven teams in a 12-year career, says it was a "no-brainer" to return to the Red Sox for another year.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Red Sox are bringing Steve Pearce back on a one-year contract, pretty much a perfect fit for team and player. Pearce has crushed lefties in his career, but did have a .828 OPS against righties in 2018. Given Mitch Moreland's terrible second half, Pearce may end up being much more than just the short half of the platoon at first base.
World Series hero Steve Pearce will be back in a Red Sox uniform in 2019. Boston re-signed the journeyman 1B for a reported $6.25 million. "We all saw what kind of impact he can have," GM Dave Dombrowski said of the improbable World Series MVP.
Winning baseball's biggest award adds an exclamation point: There might be nothing that Boston's right-field star can't do on the diamond.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
After a special season for the world champion Red Sox displaying his gifts in every phase of the game, it comes as no surprise that Mookie Betts was rewarded with his first AL MVP award.
Mookie Betts couldn't draw up a dream season much more perfect than this: a batting title, a 30/30 campaign, a World Series championship and now the American League MVP award.
Betts can make a mark on Boston, help grow the game for kids of color and, more largely, the country overall
Buster & Bob Nightengale discuss MLB awards season, Bryce Harper's future, their expectations for the hot stove and much more (4:32). Plus, some Inside Heat on the Red Sox from Alex Spier (23:26), on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (33:16), and an interview with NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (42:38).
The Red Sox gave manager Alex Cora a new deal Monday that included a one-year extension through the 2021 season and, most likely, a significant raise. Terms were not announced.
Want to make a hot-stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.
Oakland Athletics skipper Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the team with the lowest Opening Day payroll in baseball to a 97-65 record and its first playoff berth in four years.
Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for an injury that kept him out of the World Series.
Mookie or Trout? Verlander or Snell? DeGrom with just 10 wins?? We break down all the angles in advance of baseball's major award announcements.
Boston Red Sox television analyst Jerry Remy tweeted Friday that he is currently cancer-free after being diagnosed with the disease again in August.
Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.
A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox.
Comments by Red Sox adviser Bill James that today's baseball players are easily replaceable drew the ire of MLBPA executive director Tony Clark and several major leaguers.
What will Boston's bullpen look like in 2019? Is pitching help the No. 1 priority for the Yankees? We look at the one big question for every AL East team for the months ahead.
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