Jackie Bradley Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why You Can Expect Jackie Bradley Jr. To Steal More Bases In 2018

    NESN "Jackie Bradley Jr. is ready to run. The Boston Red Sox center fielder hasn’t exactly been a stolen-base threat over the past two seasons, as he only has attempted 22 thefts in that time period. But 2018 is a different season. Bradley stole his first base of spring training Saturday..." March 06

  • Jackie Bradley Jr reportedly unlikely to be traded despite Martinez signing

    Larry Brown Sports "The Boston Red Sox adding JD Martinez does not necessarily mean that they will be trading Jackie Bradley Jr. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported on Monday night that Boston is unlikely to trade Bradley Jr. Signing Martinez gives Boston a crowd at DH and outfield. They have Andrew Benintendi..." February 20

  • Does an Encarnacion for Bradley Jr trade make sense?

    Fanrag Sports "Rumors are once again circling that the Boston Red Sox have been trying to move outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. this offseason for a power bat. First the Dodgers tried to cajole Boston to take on right fielder Yasiel Puig in a move that made little sense for the Red Sox; Puig, of course, is back..." February 12

  • Indians, Red Sox discussed Edwin-for-JBJ swap this winter

    WKYC "A potential blockbuster deal between two of the American League's best team's "died on the vine," one prominent baseball writer wrote Wednesday. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Indians and Boston Red Sox discussed a trade during the offseason that would've sent designated..." February 07

  • Persistent trade rumors fail to faze Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Boston Herald "Jackie Bradley Jr.’s feelings on being traded haven’t changed much since his first few years in the big leagues, back before he was an All-Star center fielder, when the rumors first began swirling. “You do see the rumors,” he said last night from the Boston Baseball Writers dinner at the..." January 19

  • Red Sox's Jackie Bradley: Avoids arbitration with Red Sox

    CBS Sports "Bradley agreed to a one-year, $6.1 million deal with Boston on Friday to avoid arbitration, Robert Murray of FanRag Sports reports. Bradley received a $2.5 million bump during his second year of arbitration eligibility. During the 2017 season, the outfielder hit .245/.323/.402 with 17 home runs..." January 12

  • The Dodgers floated Puig for Bradley Jr. trade, which tells us a lot

    Boston Globe "Part of the baseball offseason’s fascination and illumination is provided not by the deals that get done but by those that don’t. Winter provides the freedom to shape rosters in any number of ways, permitting teams to entertain a wide array of ideas about how to build their rosters. In most..." January 05

  • Top potential trade destinations for Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Yardbarker "It’s no secret, you guys — the Boston Red Sox need to find a legit power bat this winter. It also no secret as to the person they’re pursuing to help fill that void. No American League team hit fewer home runs (168) or had a lower ISO (.149) than Boston in 2017, and perhaps no team appears to..." December 26

  • Jackie Bradley Jr.’s Agent, Scott Boras, Shoots Down Red Sox Trade Rumors

    NESN "Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski on Monday refuted a report that said the club was shopping center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. at the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings. On Wednesday, Bradley’s agent, Scott Boras, followed Dombrowski’s lead and shot down the..." December 13

  • Which version of Bradley, Bogaerts and Betts can Red Sox expect going forward?

    NBC Sports Boston "The most important evaluations the Red Sox have to make this winter are internal. Who exactly is Jackie Bradley Jr.? And Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts? Can all three be expected to return to their 2016 forms, or is 2017 closer to reality? Who are they actually? Maybe 2016 was an..." December 12

  • Dombrowski denies Jackie Bradley Jr. trade talk

    Boston Herald "On paper, in Dave Dombrowski’s mind, the Red Sox have only one open spot on the diamond for a full-time player. First base or designated hitter, whichever Hanley Ramirez does not occupy. “I think he’s a better player than he played last year, from an offensive perspective,” Dombrowski said..." December 12

  • Report: Red Sox make Jackie Bradley Jr. available in trade talks

    Boston Herald "As the Winter Meetings get started down in Orlando, the Red Sox rumor mill is already red hot with USA Today's Bob Nightengale reporting that Jackie Bradley Jr. is available for teams willing to swap a power hitter. In many ways, the news makes perfect sense. The Red Sox have three..." December 11

  • Giants interested in acquiring Bradley Jr.

    CBS Sports "The Giants are coming off a tremendously disappointing 2017 season in which they lost 98 games -- their most losses in a season since 1985. The reasons for their failures are varied, but instability and lackluster production in the outfield stand out. To the end of addressing that roster flaw, the..." November 12