|Chavis ranks No. 4 on top 3B prospect list|
Coming off a breakthrough season in the Minor Leagues, Red Sox corner infielder Michael Chavis is getting some deserved recognition heading into 2018.
|Sale takes top prospect Groome under his wing|
Red Sox ace Chris Sale's leadership has extended this offseason to one of the most important arms in the organization.
|Hanley on Red Sox: 'We can be world champs'|
A healthier pair of shoulders has given Hanley Ramirez a burst of excitement heading into 2018.
|Sale prepping to be force down the stretch|
The competitive fire within Chris Sale makes him never want to dial back his intensity, even when it comes to offseason and in-season preparation. However, the lefty has come to the realization that in order for him to be at his best when the Red Sox need him most -- in September and October -- he needs to tweak the way he ramps up.
|Kimbrel motivated, focused on daughter|
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel's daughter, Lydia Joy, was born on Nov. 3, and he describes parenting his first child with his wife, Ashley, as, "one of the happiest, joyful times of our life." But it has also been a roller coaster of emotions.
|Thornburg expects to be ready for Opening Day|
Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg, who wasn't able to throw a single pitch last season, is confident that he'll be in the bullpen when the Red Sox open their 2018 season at Tropicana Field on March 29.
|Papi, Pedro eager to play role with Red Sox|
David Ortiz won't be taking any more clutch swings. Pedro Martinez won't be throwing any more devastating changeups. But they can make contributions with their voices, their minds, their experience, their charisma and the respect they carry the minute they walk into a room or a practice field.
|Red Sox's Top 30 Prospects list|
Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
|Werner 'hopeful' deal with J.D. will get done|
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, speaking at the club's Winter Weekend event on Friday, said he is hopeful about discussions with free-agent outfielder J.D. Martinez.
|Red Sox to expand protective netting in '18|
The Red Sox will expand the protective netting at Fenway Park in 2018, club president/CEO Sam Kennedy revealed on Friday night.
|JBJ lauded for defense, seeks more SBs in '18|
It would have been awkward if Jackie Bradley Jr. had come to Thursday's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner to collect his award for defensive excellence as a member of another team. But rumors proved to be just rumors, and Bradley seems just about certain to stay put with the Red Sox in 2018 and beyond.
|After strong rookie year, Benintendi eyes more|
Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi turned heads at Thursday's Boston Baseball Writers Dinner with strikingly shorter hair. Benintendi also plans on making something else a lot shorter in 2018 -- his slumps.
|Big Hot Stove move or not, Cora confident|
While Red Sox fans remain fixated on the slower-than-usual Hot Stove in hopes that it will eventually result in a slugger like J.D. Martinez packing his bats for Fenway, new manager Alex Cora is all in on his current roster.
|Boston BBWAA honors Yankees GM Cashman|
Brian Cashman heard applause in enemy territory on Thursday evening, as the Yankees' general manager was honored by the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), bringing home honors as the game's Executive of the Year.
|New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in|
New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
|Make no mistake, Manny was a genius at plate|
What an amazing hitter Manny Ramirez was. If you needed an extra-base hit against a dominant pitcher in order to save your own soul, well, Manny might not be your first pick, but he'd be on a very short list. And heck, on the right day, he might even be your first pick.
|High heat helped Kimbrel rediscover his mojo|
Already blessed with premium velocity, Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel pointed his fastball to the top of the strike zone in 2017. The move paid off handsomely.
|Chavis gives Red Sox a big bat in pipeline|
For all the talk about the Red Sox trying to find another power hitter via free agency or a trade, it should be noted that another slugger could be making his way through the pipeline with a possible arrival at Fenway Park at some point in 2018.