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Tuesday Links: Lester, Shields kick off playoffs

The 2014 MLB playoffs officially get underway tonight, as the Oakland Athletics take on the Kansas City Royals in a win or go home Wild Card game. The opening contest will feature a pair of impending top flight free agents in Jon Lester and James Shields, both of whom have a knack for rising to […]

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Jackie “Brady” Jr.

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 […]

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Interview With Evan Lepler

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.

Friday Links: Buchholz stops Sox skid in Kansas City

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 […]

Monday Links: Weekend Spoilers

With the Red Sox well out of contention in the American League playoff standings, Boston welcomed in Wild Card hopefuls, the Toronto Blue Jays over the weekend. Embracing their role as spoilers, the Red Sox took 2 of 3 games in the weekend series, and kept the Jays 5 games back of a Wild Card […]

Do the Cons Outweigh the Pros With Jackie Bradley Jr?

At the young age of 24-years-old, Jackie Bradley Jr. may be the best defensive center-fielder in the entire league. It seems as if every night he makes another impressive diving catch, or a tricky over the shoulder catch in front of the wall. He currently leads the majors in outfield assists with 13, and has […]

On the Red Sox’s Power Outage

The Red Sox offense is on pace to post the franchise’s lowest slugging percentage in a single season since 1992. How has Boston’s offense declined so significantly from a season ago?

Streak-Snappers: Sox Win Three in a Row Against Atlanta

After a 10- game losing streak, arguably the darkest period in recent Red Sox memory since the days of Bobby Valentine, Boston has turned it around and won two game in a row against Atlanta. Boston came into Monday stuck in a notorious slump, where both their pitching and hitting failed. They had dropped 10 […]

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