Red Sox Officially Announce Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez Signings

November 25, 2014 11:30 PM
Red Sox Officially Announce Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez Signings
" BOSTON (CBS) — It’s official: Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez are the newest members of the Boston Red Sox.

The team announced Tuesday afternoon that Sandoval, a two-time All-Star, signed a five-year contract that will have him in a Boston uniform through 2019. The Red Sox hold a club option for 2020.

Sandoval was formally introduced in a press conference at Fenway Park Tuesday.

“This is a guy who’s been a big winner, he’s been a performer when it counts the most,” general manager Ben Cherington said. “He’s respected as a teammate, loves to play, and we think really fits what we’re all about here. We’re really looking forward to having him in a Red Sox uniform in the middle of our lineup for years to come.”

Sandoval answering questions from media – #RedSox #wbz pic.twitter /u8RmVUhQVK

— Dan Roche ( RochieWBZ) November 25, 2014

About five hours after introducing Sandoval, the Red Sox confirmed a four-year deal with former Boston prospect Hanley Ramirez.

“We are good friends, we have a good relationship,” Sandoval said of Ramirez. “Being in the rivalry, now being in the same team, it’s going to be fun. He’s such a great guy, man "

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