As New England prepares to get whacked with snow this week, reading about baseball should serve as a sweet release from the bitter cold…. Major League Baseball lost an icon over the weekend, as Ernie Banks passed away at the 83. Banks spent his entire 19-year career as a shortstop and first baseman for the […]
The Red Sox Tuesday trade of catcher Dan Butler didn’t just tie up the loose ends of the Craig Breslow signing, but it also pushed Blake Swihart further up on the team’s depth chart. Swihart, 22, is considered the best prospect in Boston’s system and among the best young players on the minor league circuit. […]
The bullpen will probably be the last area of the roster that Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington adds to this offseason. The team currently employes five arms that one can consider shoe-in’s for the 2015 relief core, which leave two more spots up for grabs. The third year GM has acknowledged the teams plethora […]
Amid all the craziness that has ensued this offseason, it’s pretty remarkable that the New York Yankees have been fairly quiet thus far. The typically free spending front office lead by Brian Cashman kept themselves out of the market for high price free agent talent like Jon Lester and Hanley Ramirez, despite the teams need […]
The San Fransisco Giants took a one game series advantage on Tuesday, after they beat the St. Louis Cardinals in unorthodox fashion. Starters John Lackey and Tim Hudson battled for their respective clubs for 6 innings, and left the game after allowing 4 runs. The Giants jumped out to a first inning 4 run advantage, […]
Despite a crowded outfield picture and the need to add via trade this offseason, the Red Sox should look to keep Mookie Betts at all costs.
It didn’t take long for the Red Sox to build a substantial lead against the Yankees on Wednesday evening. In the first of a three game series, Boston tallied two first inning runs off Yankees starter Shane Greene. After Mookie Betts singled and David Ortiz reached via a walk, Yoenis Cespedes drilled an RBI double […]
A conversation with Carlos Asuaje on the amateur draft, his strong season, and life in the minor leagues.
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 […]
Tazawa, Red Sox can’t finish off the Jays
Two wins in a row…TWO!
Yoenis Cespedes saves the Sox from their 9th straight loss
Ben Cherington has his sights set on competing next season
Jeff Polman reports from the Fens in this worst-to-first-to-worst season.
Red Sox can’t find big hit