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September gives youngsters plenty of time to audition

What’s the point (of September baseball) any more…..

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Navanomaly

Can Daniel Nava return to his 2013 form, or has he begun an irreversible descent into mediocrity?

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Prospect Interview With Carlos Asuaje

A conversation with Carlos Asuaje on the amateur draft, his strong season, and life in the minor leagues.

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Friday Links: Catching some Rays

Let’s see if Chris Archer shows emotion tonight…

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Where Will Brock Holt Play in 2015?

If there’s one thing to take away from this disastrous 2014 Red Sox season, it’s not the fact that Clay Buchholz is still incredibly inconsistent. It’s not that age is not slowing down David Ortiz. It’s that Brock Holt is having a breakout season, and has become the ultimate utility man while still managing to […]

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Thursday Links: No sweep for you!

Tazawa, Red Sox can’t finish off the Jays

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Power, Value, and Dustin Pedroia

With or without his power, Dustin Pedroia is still a fine baseball player. Brett Cowett knows why.

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Fire Brand Poll #117 – Rusney Castillo

Well, the most significant poll in Fire Brand history has finally concluded, and after a couple weeks of polling, Fire Brand readers sided with former Celtics forward Terrence Williams in correctly deciding that pineapple pizza is terrible. I’d just like to say that I’m very proud of you all. Do you like pineapple on pizza? […]

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Who is Clay Buchholz?

Eight years into his MLB career, it’s still hard to figure out just who Clay Buchholz is, a mystery that will have big implications on the Red Sox in 2015.

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Wednesday Links: Extra-innings warriors

Two wins in a row…TWO!

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A Few Players Who Have Been Pleasant Surprises

Maybe it does not feel like it, but there have been some bright spots on the 2014 team. Read this, and be momentarily merry.

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Tuesday Links: Sox win?

Yoenis Cespedes saves the Sox from their 9th straight loss

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Shane Victorino Book TRIVIA: The Bright Side

There’s a good and a bad to everything, right?

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State of the Red Sox: Players Ailing, Team Failing at Home

Brian Roach digs into what happened with a couple key players over the last week.

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Monday Links: Looking towards 2015

Ben Cherington has his sights set on competing next season

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Magic Box: The 2014 Fenway Experience

Jeff Polman reports from the Fens in this worst-to-first-to-worst season.

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