|Sox back in driver's seat after Cherington's maneuvers|
Let's say Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington doesn't make any further moves this offseason. Is his team good enough to win the American League East?
|Red Sox add reliever Varvaro in trade with Braves|
The Red Sox bolstered their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Varvaro from the Braves in exchange for Minor Leaguer Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations.
|No ace? Recent history says no problem for Sox|
Once Jon Lester made his decision that there would be no return engagement in Boston, there was an unsettling feeling for Red Sox fans who have just about always had an "ace" to cheer on in recent decades.
|Sox get Minors SS from Cubs to complete Doubront deal|
Back on July 30, the Red Sox traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Cubs for a player to be named. Boston finally collected its return on Monday, acquiring Minor League shortstop Marco Hernandez from Chicago to complete the deal.
|Red Sox mourn passing of longtime scout Enos|
Bill Enos, the longtime Red Sox scout whose career extended through parts of eight decades in professional baseball as a player, manager, scout and consultant, passed away due to complications from pneumonia at the age of 94.
|Inbox: Evaluating Red Sox's return for Cespedes|
Did the Red Sox get enough in return for Yoenis Cespedes? What's the latest on James Shields? Who are the top prospects in Boston's farm system? Beat reporter Ian Browne answers those questions and others in his inbox.
|Craig an overlooked potential trade piece|
With some of the top available free agents coming off the board, teams can look to Allen Craig as a productive outfielder/first baseman if they can make a deal with the Red Sox.
|Farrell points to Betts as potential leadoff man|
One of the biggest questions going into the offseason is how Boston's lineup will shake out, specifically the leadoff spot. Manager John Farrell said Mookie Betts is a candidate to fill that role.
|In span of days, Red Sox revamp rotation|
In just a few days, the Red Sox completely revamped their rotation with three new pieces: Justin Masterson, Wade Miley and Rick Porcello.
|Lucchino: Red Sox sincerely tried to sign Lester|
With the dust settling after an eventful Winter Meetings for the Red Sox, president/CEO Larry Lucchino expressed disappointment and regret in how the team dealt with its attempts to sign left-hander Jon Lester.
|Masterson aiming to prosper with healthy 2015|
Justin Masterson is not only amped to be returning to the Boston Red Sox, his original franchise, but the right-hander can't wait to prove how well he can rebound from a tough 2014 season.
|Flurry of moves may be just the beginning for Tigers, Red Sox|
Even after the wild flurry of moves that restated the two teams' intention to roll on to the 2015 World Series without the aces who led them into their most recent postseason appearances, history says they might just have something really crazy left in their bag of tricks.
|Rotation takes center stage as Winter Meetings end|
It was a whirlwind four days at the Winter Meetings for the Red Sox, who arrived with hopes of reacquiring Jon Lester but then swiftly made alternative moves once the lefty went to the Cubs.
|Masterson gets one-year, $9.5 million deal from Red Sox|
Justin Masterson has agreed to a one-year, $9.5 million deal to rejoin the Red Sox, it was announced Thursday night.
|Red Sox land Porcello from Tigers for Cespedes|
The Red Sox have traded the power bat of Yoenis Cespedes to the Tigers for a key rotation piece in right-hander Rick Porcello, completing a frenzied 24-hour period in which general manager Ben Cherington acted quickly after free-agent left-hander Jon Lester opted to sign with the Cubs.
|Scouts of the Year honored at Winter Meetings|
Mike Brito was honored Wednesday night at the Winter Meetings, when he was named International Scout of the Year at the 31st annual Scout of the Year banquet. Orrin Freeman (West Coast) of the Marlins, Tom Kotchman (East Coast) of the Red Sox and the late Paul Provas (Central) won Scout of the Year awards as well.
|Sox thrilled to finalize deal for established starter Miley|
The Red Sox completed a deal with Arizona that brings them left-hander Wade Miley. Boston sends right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster along with Minor League infielder Raymel Flores to the D-backs.
|Lester wasn't be-all, end-all for aggressive Red Sox|
With Jon Lester about to get fitted for a Cubs uniform, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has swiftly moved on to all other avenues of trying to rebuild his rotation. In truth, Cherington had already started working on alternative plans weeks ago, but now he will try to come closer to making them a reality.