A night on the street teaches Yankees GM life lessons

A groggy Brian Cashman spent a restless night of sleep on a New York sidewalk, in the interest of charity.

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Brian Cashman and other New York City executives slept on the street to raise money and awareness for homeless children.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/200_david_price.jpg Red Sox interest in David Price makes sense

Dave Dombrowski traded for Price only 16 months ago, when the Red Sox baseball chief was with the Tigers.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_hanley1_spts.jpg Hanley Ramirez wants to play winter ball, but Red Sox undecided

Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said nothing has been decided yet.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_bosbalt14.spts-7524-9174--90x90.jpg At second base, the plan is to preserve Dustin Pedroia

After a few injury-riddled seasons, Pedroia can expect more time off in 2016.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/c720ff36308f4c2185dd678a37d65818-c720ff36308f4c2185dd678a37d65818-0.jpg Free agency a likely avenue for Red Sox to address rotation

The Red Sox want a top-of-the-rotation presence who represents a known quantity, which could rule out a trade.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_soxjays4_spts.jpg Allen Webster a reminder of fickle nature of prospects

The former Red Sox pitcher’s steep descent reperesents the difficulty of figuring out how to maximize the value of assets.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2288e3e3fe64425498be9a629d5e4bbb-2288e3e3fe64425498be9a629d5e4bbb-0-8937--90x90.jpg Teams are closing in fast on game’s top closers

Mark Melancon, Andrew Miller, and Aroldis Chapman could be moved before or during the Winter Meetings.

San Diego Padres coach Dave Roberts prior to a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday, June 27, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Dave Roberts says he has ‘unfinished business’ in Los Angeles

The former Red Sox hero, who also played for the Dodgers, was officially named the team’s manager Monday.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/a100e69e704340f7b7c6bcdecff1f8c3-a100e69e704340f7b7c6bcdecff1f8c3-0.jpg Dodgers tap Dave Roberts as manager

Roberts is best remembered for his play for the Red Sox in the 2004 American League Championship Series.

Infielder Josh Rutledge was designated for assignment.

Red Sox tweak roster ahead of Rule 5 draft

The Red Sox added infielder Marco Hernandez, lefthanded reliever Williams Jerez, and righthanded reliever Pat Light.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/7325c2e2c7b74b2194e056aeb3b6bb0a-7325c2e2c7b74b2194e056aeb3b6bb0a-0.jpg When is right time for Red Sox to deal back-of-rotation starters?

If the Red Sox acquire an ace, they could have more starting pitchers than rotation spots.

Peter Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/198dfce5bab344b5841f310228668499-198dfce5bab344b5841f310228668499-0.jpg Here’s why I voted for Josh Donaldson for AL MVP

The Globe’s Red Sox beat writer was one of the baseball writers chosen to vote on the award.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/487020736-8497-8505--90x90.jpg Beyond Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox have depth at first base

If the Ramirez move doesn’t work, or he is traded, there are viable options, including Travis Shaw.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/d4c56b77e41d42bb9b3c2397899b8a2b-b1f40d59b40f4f4596a8f6e65df2854e-0.jpg Numbers show that Craig Kimbrel is the best in the business

Already, at 27 years old, the new Red Sox closer is one of nine pitchers ever with four 40-save seasons.

The retirement of David Ortiz

David Ortiz was a huge part of the three world championships the Red Sox have won this century — and the only player who was a part of all three.

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David Ortiz’s place in Boston sports history is secure

He may not be on the local Rushmore of Russell-Orr-Williams-Brady, but he’s not far behind.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/08272009_mp27papi222-7340063-001.jpg Ortiz ‘thought a lot about’ decision to retire after 2016

“I would like people to remember me as a guy that was just part of the family,” the Red Sox slugger said in his video announcement.