Thursday Links: What are the Red Sox doing to Jackie Bradley?

In case you forgot, Jackie Bradley Jr. is still occupying a spot on the Red Sox 25-man roster. Since being recalled from triple-A Pawtucket on May 10th, the center fielder has appeared in 6 games, and has spent the bulk of his 2 week stay on the bench. Still at the relatively young age of […]

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Wednesday Links: Red Sox starters finding form under Carl Willis

Juan Nieves was widely considered the Red Sox scapegoat after the team relived him of pitching coach duties on May 7th. Under the watch of the third year coach, the Red Sox starters began the year as the leagues bottom feeders in almost every statistical category. Still, the blame for the team’s slow start was […]


Tuesday Links: Sox still waiting for deadline deal to pan out

The most intriguing trade that the Red Sox made during the 2014 trade deadline is now perhaps the one they most regret. In a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, Boston shipped the newly revived starter John Lackey to the National League, in exchange for young pitcher Joe Kelly and veteran offensive threat Allen Craig. […]

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Monday Links: Sox starters coming around, still need improvement

Don’t look now, but the Red Sox are no longer dead last in the MLB in combined starting pitching ERA. Thanks to a recent string of quality starts by Boston’s hurlers, the team seems like they are finally getting the results they planned on when rebuilding the rotation this past winter. Over the past two […]

Red Sox Head Into Toronto Looking To Kick Start Season

The good feelings of the Boston Red Sox retooling for a championship run are already wearing thin, as the team’s starting pitching has been bad, and a recent injury to Hanley Ramirez has one of their prized free-agent signings in unknown territory. Ramirez might be day-to-day, but the club has also talked about putting him […]

Henry Owens delivers a pitch for Portland. Photo by Kelly O'Connor, sittingstill.smugmug.com

Owens Falters Against Syracuse Chiefs

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – For the second consecutive season, left-hander Henry Owens has been rated as Boston’s No. 1 pitching prospect. But even though Owens delivered an un-No. 1 prospect performance Wednesday night as the Syracuse Chiefs defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox, 5-1, manager Kevin Boles took the glass-is-half-full route when discussing Owens’ outing. “I thought […]

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 19:  Rusney Castillo #38 of the Boston Red Sox gets a base hit in the forth inning a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on September 19, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.  Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Baseball Begins Again For The PawSox

The question is: What can Kevin Boles do in his second season as the Pawtucket Red Sox manager? The answer may be to win a third Governors’ Cup championship in the last four years. Boles’ chances of doing so are interesting considering Pawtucket began the season with 11 of Boston’s top 30 prospects as rated […]

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Monday Links: After two starts, jurry remains out on Clay Buchholz

For good reason, most Red Sox fans weren’t comfortable with the idea of Clay Buchholz heading the starting rotation in 2015. Over the course of his 9 year career, the right-hander has combated his flashes of greatness with injuries and under performance. Even when he was in the midst of his best season in 2013, […]

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Monday Links: Sox flex muscle offensive muscle on Opening Day

The day that Red Sox Nation waited all winter for finally came on Monday, as the Boston opened the 2015 season on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Red Sox wasted no time getting to work on Phillies starter Cole Hamels, and launched four solo home runs over the first five innings. Red Sox […]

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Friday Links: Vazquez loss is big, but not a back braker

The Red Sox worst fears were realized this week when it was confirmed that young catcher Christian Vazquez would require Tommy John surgery, and subsequently miss the entire 2015 season. Since gaining exposure with Boston, Vazquez rapidly became on of the team’s most intriguing young talents. Vazquez turned heads with his terrific defense, which included […]