We’re all well aware of JBJ’s prodigious struggles over the past two seasons. It’s been frustrating, painful, and just plain sad to see one of the Sox’ former top prospects look so completely lost at the plate. I don’t want to discount what he’s done in the field, because it has been immensely valuable, and […]
The best players and pitchers of 2014 in the Red Sox minor league system.
After losing the first two games of the series, the Red Sox tried to staved off a sweep on Thursday night in Pittsburgh. Red Sox starter Brandon Workman quickly found himself down a run, after he walked Ike Davis with the bases loaded and forced in a run. An inning later, the Red Sox put […]
After about a month of waiting, Red Sox fans finally got their first look at Rusney Castillo on Wednesday. The 27-year old Cuban defector assumed the seventh spot in the Red Sox order, and manned center field in his first big league game. After playing in three championships on his rise through the Red Sox […]
The Red Sox began their second to last road series of the 2014 season with a loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Two Pirates home runs, and an unproductive offense spoiled an otherwise effective start from the 25-year old rookie. Pittsburgh backstop Russell Martin was the first to take Ranaudo deep, as his […]
The early returns from the Red Sox’s crop of young starters haven’t been pretty, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have any room for improvement. Although the second half of the season has seen the Red Sox wallow down in the depths of the AL East, the final couple months have given Boston’s front office […]
After taking three games of four from the Kansas City Royals over the weekend, the Red Sox hit the road on Monday and traveled to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2011. Boston will send rookie right-hander Anthony Ranaudo to the mound to start the series, while the Pirates will counter with Charlie Morten. Like […]
The Boston Red Sox may have struggled at home against the Baltimore Orioles this past week with a three-game sweep against the A.L. East-leading squad, but the offense improved to win three out of four at Kansas City to improve to 66-84 with only two weeks remaining. The Red Sox still have a lot to […]
With a series victory within their grasp, the Red Sox took the field behind starter Joe Kelly on Sunday afternoon. After breezing through an easy first inning of work, Boston’s 27 year old starter ran into some trouble in the second and gave Kansas City an early four run advantage. Kelly allowed back-to-back singles to […]
Hashtag regret. I have no idea what hashtag means. I do know that it is the ‘pound’ symbol, but beyond that and using it to tag things, I couldnt tell you any more. Any way, that’s not important to this article. regret, however, is. I think most people have probably heard the mantra “sometimes the best […]
The Red Sox’ less than impressive 2014 campaign has engendered quite a bit of roster turnover, as GM Ben Cherington has done his best to extract value from nearly every franchise piece that isn’t/wasn’t bolted down. Obviously, more moves could have been made, but this isn’t/wasn’t a total tear ‘em down, build ‘em up job. […]
The “Voice of the Salem Red Sox” on his years broadcasting in the Carolina League and meeting Red Sox prospects before they make the majors.
After being swept at Fenway Park by the Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox hit the road for the final time this season. Boston’s last road trip of the 2014 campaign took them to Kansas City, for a four game series with the first-place Royals. The Red Sox grabbed an early lead against Royals starter Liam […]
You live, or you get sent down.
For the third straight day the Red Sox lost to the Orioles, as Baltimore completed their three game sweep of Boston. After breezing through his first two innings, Red Sox starter Brandon Workman endured a six run third inning, and was promptly knocked out of the game. The 24-year old allowed six runs on six […]