Dan Shaughnessy

A member of the Globe staff since 1981, Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and nine times has been voted one of America’s top 10 sports columnists by AP Sports Editors. He has written 12 books, including New York Times Best Seller “Francona”, “The Curse of the Bambino”, and “Senior Year”, and appears on numerous radio and television shows.

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Realistically, how good are these Red Sox?

By , Globe Staff

Many prognosticators like the Sox’ chances, but that might be a reflection of the division, not the team.

Monday spring training report: Justin Masterson sharp

By , Globe Staff

The Sox belted seven straight hits in their six-run fourth inning against the Twins.


John Farrell still leaning toward Shane Victorino in right field

By and Alex Speier , Globe Staff

If healthy after back surgery, Victorino would get the call over Rusney Castillo.


Christian Vazquez’s injury is a sad, scary development

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox are anxious about the man they expected to bat ninth and catch 140 games this season.