A look at how one player’s “Curse” has haunted the Red Sox.
Excerpts of Terry Francona’s new biography are released and like anything touched by Shank, makes me wonder if I should even bother at this point.
The Red Sox may not look like they have a lot of surplus, but plenty of talent is on the way.
In this week’s Cafardo mailbag, Chip examines Crawford’s prognosis, A-Gon’s production, and potential trading partners for Youk.
For the second straight offseason, the Red Sox underwent some bullpen remodeling in hopes of strengthening their overall pitching staff. This winter, Sox fans saw the additions of Andrew Bailey and Mark Melancon via trades, both of which coincided with the departure of flame-throwing Daniel Bard to the starting rotation. Last offseason, one of the bigger bullpen additions was supposed to [...]
This guest post was written by Matt Collins of Red Stockings Thoughts, a blog about the Red Sox. When most people look back on this past Red Sox season, they’ll most likely discuss the starting pitching’s faltering down the stretch, John Lackey’s horrid season, or the disappointment that was Carl Crawford. However, to me, when [...]
Dec. 18th, 2010 Merry Christmas, Boston. You have the makings of a shutdown bullpen. We could have written that headline last Christmas after the Red Sox stacked their bullpen with top-of-the-line relievers. The reliever binge made the 7th, 8th and 9th innings an unrelenting gauntlet for opposing teams. Boston bolstered the late innings pitching core [...]
Boston Red Sox (45-32) @ Philadelphia Phillies (49-30) Josh Beckett (6-2, 1.86) @ Cliff Lee (8-5, 2.87) 7:05 PM EDT | Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia, PA) TV: NESN, MLB Network RADIO: WEEI 850, WWZN 1510 INJURY REPORT Boston: Clay Buchholz, lower back strain (Placed on the 15-day DL on June 19, retroactive to June 17); Carl Crawford, [...]
Boston Red Sox (35-26) @ New York Yankees (33-26) Josh Beckett (4-2, 2.01) @ CC Sabathia (7-3, 2.80) 7:05 PM EDT | Yankee Stadium (Bronx, N.Y.) TV: NESN, YES, MLB Network RADIO: WEEI 850, WWZN 1510 INJURY REPORT Boston: Bobby Jenks, left back tightness (Placed on the 15-day DL June 8); Rich Hill, left elbow sprain [...]
photo © 2009 Keith Allison | more info (via: Wylio)The Red Sox are not afraid to give money to players in their arbitration years. You can see their history with Jon Lester, Kevin Youkilis and Dustin Pedroia. There is a benefit for both the player and team to get it out of the way early. This can [...]