Serendeputy - your personal news assistant.

Welcome to Serendeputy!

Serendeputy is your personal news assistant.

Your deputy:
- learns what you like and don't like,
- lovingly compiles a list of news and blogs for you.

You can help your deputy learn by searching, clicking links and pressing the little smiley faces.
How it works.

What to do:
  1. Click links to teach your deputy
  2. Click smileys and frownies
  3. Find favorite topics and sources
  4. See how much better your deputy is getting at finding you good stuff.
  5. Sign in for free to save your profile, or please tell me why you won't.
Major League Baseball’s investigation into domestic violence allegations against Mets closer Jeurys Familia could be nearing a conclusion, according to Ken Davidoff and Matt Puma of the New York Post. The Mets excused Familia from their pitchers and...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Sunday, February 19, 2017
smile
frown
Red Sox owners to team: Be like Tom Brady, Patriots
From: ESPN | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
The front end of the Boston Red Sox’s pitching rotation is loaded with the likes of Rick Porcello, Chris Sale... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Adam London | Sunday, February 19, 2017
smile
frown
The New York Yankees recently made headlines when they defeated Dellin Betances in his arbitration case. But someone in the organization should have kept their comments to themselves. Yankees president Randy Levine bashed Betances after the Yankees...
From: Bronx Baseball Daily | By: Delia Enriquez | Sunday, February 19, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Time is of the essence for any baseball family. So, with a brief window to take advantage of the availability of spring training, Dustin Pedroia carved out a few days to reunite with his wife, Kelli, and his three young sons, Dylan,...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
This week in baseball blogs: Call To The Pen observes that the Diamondbacks might have to consider making monumental trades soon. The Point of Pittsburgh is frustrated with Pirates general manager Neal Huntington’s refusal to pay the necessary price...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
A lot of eyes are on Blake Swihart this spring. The Boston Red Sox catcher is trying  to get back in the groove at his natural position after a move to the outfield derailed his 2016 season. Unfortunately, his early spring training workouts are not...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The long-lost book in the Matt Christopher Series Back on December 4, 2015, sandwiched between sending Mark Trumbo packing for Baltimore and jettisoning fan favorites Carson Smith and Roenis Elias to Boston in return for veteran innings-eater Wade Miley,...
From: Lookout Landing | By: Ben Thoen | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The Red Sox added some organizational depth by purchasing the contract of right-hander Hector Velazquez from the Mexican League. The deal is pending a physical. Assuming Velazquez passes the physical, he will receive an invitation to Major League camp....
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
In different ways, they were both prominent in the not-too-distant past. On Saturday morning, they went about their Spring Training work together in relative anonymity on Field 5 with the other non-roster position players at Red Sox camp.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Here are some undeniable facts. Dellin Betances was the third-best reliever in baseball by WAR last year. He has the third-best strikeout rate, all-time, among pitchers who have thrown at least 250 innings. He has 22 career saves, with 12 of them coming...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Nicolas Stellini | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The Boston Red Sox are taking a chance on a pitcher who’s never played in Major League Baseball. The club... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Sam Galanis | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Here are today’s minor moves from throughout the game. The Red Sox have announced that they’ve purchased the contract of righty Hector Velazquez from the Piratas de Campeche in the Mexican League. The deal will be official once a physical is completed....
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Charlie Wilmoth | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The New York Mets added yet another high upside pitcher to their system last year, drafting and signing Boston College right-hander Justin Dunn in the first round of the MLB Draft (19th overall). The Freeport native grew up just thirty minutes from Shea...
From: Mets Merized | By: Mathew Brownstein | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The New York Yankees have released their 2017 Spring Training broadcast schedule…and it appears the YES Network is carrying less games this year. Out of the 35 exhibition games the Yankees are going to play this year, YES Network is only going to broadcast...
From: Bronx Baseball Daily | By: Delia Enriquez | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Red Sox signed RHP Hector Velazquez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
From: Rotoworld | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has never made a secret of his love of bowling—he’s said that he watches the game every Sunday when he can, he competed in the 2015 World Series of Bowling and he’s bowled two perfect games in the past four...
From: Deadspin | By: Emma Baccellieri | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Pablo Sandoval looked the part, and said all the right things. Now comes the only part that matters. Can he be a productive starting third baseman for the Red Sox? Sandoval re-entered JetBlue Park on the first official day of spring...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Thursday, February 16, 2017
smile
frown
Congratulations to Lewin Diaz for winning round 23! Slugger Lewin Diaz was our pick for round 23. For round 24 we add one of last summer's draft picks. Twins top 30 prospects for 2017 Stephen Gonsalves - 52% (Gordon 34%, Kirilloff 8%, Jay 7%) Nick Gordon...
From: Twinkie Town | By: DJL44 | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Look good. Feel good. Play good. Pablo Sandoval already can check two of those boxes — assuming he feels as... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Thursday, February 16, 2017
smile
frown
Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal believes that Christian Vazquez has a chance to unseat Sandy Leon as the Red Sox' starting catcher this spring.
From: Rotoworld | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
If you didn’t know that this was Red Sox player Mookie Betts you would 100% think this guy was a professional bowler.   While many people might have been watching NBA all-star festivities on a Friday night, you could have been watching a celebrity...
From: TV Overmind | By: Nat Berman | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Nick Swisher calls it a career after 12 MLB seasons. He’s head for a job with FOX Sports. (AP) Welcome to The Stew’s daily look at the biggest stories and news items from around MLB spring training. Here you’ll find a quick recap on everything...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
The Boston Red Sox have some decisions to make regarding the back end of the starting rotation. The Red Sox acquired... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Spring training is here! Oakland A’s pitchers and catchers have reported, and position players are filing in before Saturday’s report date. You already know the big stories, like Sonny trying to regain his old form and the rookies auditioning. But...
From: Athletics Nation | By: Alex Hall | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy underwent an MRI yesterday and a CT scan today due to back spasms that have been troubling him since late January, Hardy himself told reporters (via Peter Schmuck and Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun). Hardy has had...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Steve Adams | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Red Sox are wearing
From: MLB.com | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
A look at the teams that are favorite to win it all in 2017 even before the first pitch is thrown to begin the Major League Baseball season.
From: OregonLive | By: Tim Brown | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Saturday, February 18, 2017
smile
frown
During the 2016 season, Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart went through a position change to the outfield before undergoing... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Joshua Schrock | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Blake Swihart, who is back behind the plate after moving to left field last season, is having some trouble with his throwing mechanics in the early days of Spring Training.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
In baseball, there is perhaps no sadder sight than that of an otherwise healthy and capable professional player struggling to do something as simple as throwing the ball a short distance. The yips are the worst boogeyman in sports, and although it’s...
From: Deadspin | By: Tom Ley | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
About 90 minutes before the Red Sox bounded out to the fields of Fenway South as a full squad for the first time, they took some time to acknowledge and embrace the high expectations that will follow the club around all season.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Yoan Moncada made his Major League Baseball debut at a young age, and it appears his son is headed in... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Sam Galanis | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
As it turns out, the first base competition has gotten a little easier for Greg Bird and Chris Carter. Unfortunately, it had to happen at the expense of Tyler Austin. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced Austin fouled a ball off his foot about four...
From: Bronx Baseball Daily | By: Delia Enriquez | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry called it strange not to see David Ortiz at the team's first full-squad workout this year and knows only one achievement will satisfy the team's management, players and…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | By: By KEN POWTAK Associated Press | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox chairman Tom Werner dropped a little Patriots and Tom Brady reference on his team Friday morning during the organization’s kick off to spring training get-together. “Different sport, but I guess he was trying to use it...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Thinking out loud…while wondering where John Cahill, Tim Higgins and Jim Burr have gone? — Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. A friend asked me this week about the NCAA Tournament – “the Friars’ aren’t good enough to get in, are they?” Are...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Kyle Schwarber got a hug from pitcher John Lackey, and then he got to be a catcher on Friday for the first time this spring.
From: MLB.com | By: Carrie Muskat | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Red Sox chairman Tom Werner dropped a little Patriots and Tom Brady reference on his team Friday morning during the organization’s kick off to spring training get-together. “Different sport, but I guess he was trying to use it...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
The veteran joins Jimmy Rollins, Jae-gyun Hwang and Gordon Beckham as veteran infielders in camp with the Giants. The Giants have agreed to a minor-league deal with infielder Aaron Hill, as first reported by FOX’s Ken Rosenthal. Hill will reportedly...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Chris Cotillo | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
The Boston Red Sox began spring training in Fort Myers this week. Check out photos from spring training here.
From: WEEI | By: Marisa Ingemi | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Not a lot of people were around to witness the uncomfortable bullpen session Thursday. But for those who were there, they saw Blake Swihart show an inability to accurately throw the ball back to Rick Porcello on too many occasions....
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
The Yankees will be without Tyler Austin for the majority of Spring Training after the 25-year-old suffered a small fracture in his left foot, manager Joe Girardi told reporters (Twitter link via Joel Sherman of the New York Post). Austin sustained the...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Steve Adams | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
While the Red Sox continue to iron out the details on David Ortiz's future role, chairman Tom Werner expressed hope that the retired slugger will appear at some point during Spring Training to speak to the team.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Not a lot of people were around to witness the uncomfortable bullpen session Thursday. But for those who were there, they saw Blake Swihart show an inability to accurately throw the ball back to Rick Porcello on too many occasions....
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
George “The Animal” Steele with his unique first pitch preparations. A post shared by Red Sox (@redsox) on Sep 21, 2012 at 7:47pm PDT WWE legend George “The Animal” Steele died on Friday at 79. He threw out a few ceremonial first pitches in his...
From: WEEI | By: Lucy Burdge | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Jacoby Ellsbury will be late to Yankees camp in order to attend the birth of his child.
From: Rotoworld | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Despite Hanley Ramirez’s best efforts, David Ortiz is done playing baseball for the Boston Red Sox. But you still could see... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Darren Hartwell | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
Later this month, Red Sox owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their purchase of the team.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown
FORT MYERS, Fla. — It’s an annual rite of passage. One that John Henry admitted maybe has been a bit too ambitious (and often times uncomfortable). Fifteen seasons as owners of the Red Sox, and 15 spring training media sessions where Henry and usually...
From: WEEI | By: Rob Bradford | Friday, February 17, 2017
smile
frown