[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford and his brother are being sued by a former friend. In the lawsuit, Arturo McDowell is accusing the Crawfords of using McDowell’s money to start a construction company and then cutting him out of the business (via Court House News).“(I)t appears […]
When Prince Fielder signed a 9-year, $214 million deal with the Detroit Tigers, it marked just the fourth $200 million contract in baseball history. It also raised some eyebrows and sparked a debate over whether the Tigers overpaid for the slugger.
In a recent column, Joe Posnanski tackled the topic of the worst contracts in Major League Baseball. Two of the top three belong to Carl Crawford (#3) and Alex Rodriguez (#2). But are those really that bad?
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carl_Crawford_2011.JPG”] Back in January, NESN.com declared that the 2011 Boston Red Sox “will challenge 1927 Yankees for title of greatest team in major league history.” But after blowing a 9-game lead to the Tampa Bay Rays in less than a month, the Red Sox will be happy […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carl_Crawford_2011.JPG”] Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford apologized for his disappointing first season in Boston yesterday.Here’s what he wrote on his ESPN Boston blog:
[credit provider=”Flickr/slgckgc” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/slgc/4512699156/”] The New Yorker has a profile this week on Mets owner Fred Wilpon. Among the many topics covered, Wilpon slammed some of his own top players, including Jose Reyes, David Wright, and Carlos Beltran.When it came to Reyes, Wilpon said Reyes won’t get “Carl Crawford money” when […]
[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] The Winter Meetings are over and most of the big fish have signed with their new teams. Here is an updated list of all roster moves — options, waivers, and free agent filings — that have been made since the end of the World Series.
[credit provider=”AP Images”] We are now just days from the beginning of Spring Training. And when Vladimir Guerrero agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles, that marked the last significant free agent signing of this off-season.In total, 122 free agents were given $1.32 billion in guaranteed […]
When the Boston Red Sox swooped in to grab Carl Crawford in early December, they offered him a huge contract that almost made him swerve off the road while he was driving.
[credit provider=”St. Petersburg Times” url=”http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/rays/content/crawford-says-thanks-tampa-bay-ad?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+tampabaycom%2Fblogs%2Frays+%28The+Heater++%7C+tampabay.com%29&utm_content=Google+Reader”] A few weeks after buying a catered lunch for about 150 Tropicana Field employees, Carl Crawford still isn’t done showing gratitude for his time in Tampa Bay.Yesterday, Crawford purchased a half-page ad in the St. Petersburg Times to thank Rays fans for their “support over […]
[credit provider=”AP”] When Carl Crawford is sipping his 1982 Chateau Margaux out of his diamond encrusted wine glass tonight, we hope he will raise his glass and offer a toast on the anniversary of the day that made his $142 million contract possible.It was 41 years ago today that the […]
Carl Crawford may have followed the money to the Boston Red Sox, but he could teach LeBron James a thing or two about switching cities.
When the Boston Red Sox signed Carl Crawford to a 7-year, $142 million deal, they were largely viewed as last-minute vultures, swooping in to steal the outfielder from the Los Angeles Angels’ grasps.
When the Red Sox signed Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million contract, they added a four-time all-star and one of the more dynamic and best all-around players in baseball.
John Henry, owner of both the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool FC of the Premier League, just can’t win.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. – Unlike Jayson Werth’s 7-year, $126 million contract, the money the Red Sox bestowed upon Carl Crawford has garnered little outrage at the Winter Meetings.
[credit provider=”MLB Network”] Last year’s Boston Red Sox were second in the American League in runs, HR, RBI, and tied for 1st in adjusted .OPS.