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Tuesday Links: Any trade with the Nationals will come at a high cost for Red Sox

With Max Scherzer now in the fold, the Washington Nationals “super rotation” is something that should only be tampered with should an irresistible deal slide across GM Mike Rizzo’s desk. In adding the former Cy Young Award winner to an already formidable rotation, the Nationals were awarded with the luxury of having too many quality […]

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Monday Links: Signing Max Scherzer still doesn’t make sense for Red Sox

On Monday’s edition of MLB Network’s morning show Hot Stove, FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal predicted the the Red Sox would end up signing free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer before the offseason is over. Of course predicting something isn’t at all relative to reporting something, so don’t take Rosenthal out of context here. But as a […]

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Friday Links: A deal for Tyler Clippard would make sense for Sox

In an appearance on 93.7 WEEI on Thursday, Red Sox manager John Farrell admitted that the team is still on the hunt to add a strikeout throwing reliever before the offseason is out. This doesn’t come as a surprise at all, considering the Red Sox finished the 2014 season with a league average 21% strikeout […]

Tuesday Links: What cap will Pedro Martinez don on Cooperstown plaque?

As I’m writing this the 2015 Hall of Fame election results have yet to be announced, but thanks to ballot trackers we have a pretty good guess as to who will join baseball’s greats in Cooperstown. Among the 34 names on the ballot, most predict that former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez will amass enough […]

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Tuesday Links: Where does Allen Craig fit in Boston?

First baseman/outfielder Allen Craig is perhaps the most interesting trade chip that the Boston Red Sox have left on their current roster. While the 30-year old’s 2014 numbers don’t seem to give him much trade value, Craig’s overall career stats seem to warrant a mulligan. After coming to Boston in July of last season, Craig […]

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Friday Links: Red Sox “master plan” involves both fronts

Although Jon Lester still has yet to make his final decision, that shouldn’t stop the Boston Red Sox from exploring other avenues of improving their starting rotation. Lester by and large is the big fish that the team is trying to coax back to Boston after shipping him out to Oakland at the trade deadline […]

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Wednesday Links: Sox shift focus to starting rotation

With the signings of Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval squared away, the Red Sox can now shift their focus to retooling the top of the starting rotation. As has been the case the entire offseason, Boston seems poised to bring back their former home grown starter turned staff ace, Jon Lester. Currently headlining the free […]

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Tuesday Links: Panda, Hanley meet Red Sox Nation

After agreeing to terms with the Red Sox over the weekend, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez were introduced to Red Sox Nation on Tuesday. In the first of two separate press conferences, Ben Cherington introduced Sandoval, and presented him with a white, number 48, Red Sox home jersey. Sandoval then spoke of his decision to […]

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Monday Links: Red Sox cannonball into the free agent market

As the weekend was coming to a close on Sunday night, the Red Sox sent shock waves through Major League Baseball as news broke that the team was wrapping up a pair of deals for free agents Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. Boston brought back their former prized prospect on a five year deal, worth […]

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Tuesday Links: The Panda has landed

Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval landed in Boston on Monday night, ahead of his Tuesday meeting with the Boston Red Sox. It’s no secret that the 28-year old has been one of the Red Sox top free agent targets this offseason, and the fact that he’s in Boston speaks to how much the team […]

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Friday Links: MIA from MVP Voting

After being snubbed two seasons in a row, Mike Trout was finally named American League Most Valuable Player for the 2014 campaign. The 22-year old New Jersey native posted a .287/.377/.561 slash and collected 111 RBI and 36 home runs in 157 games for the Anaheim Angels last season. Looking at Trout’s past performances, it’s […]

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Tuesday Links: Rumors abound on day one of GM Meetings

Outside of the General Managers Meetings fueling the offseason rumor mill, Major League Baseball announced the winners of the Rookie of the Year Awards. In the American League, White Sox’ slugging first baseman Jose Abreu took home the hardware in a unanimous decision. After defecting from Cuba, Chicago inked Abreu to a 6 year, $68M […]

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Wednesday Links: Bumgarner a Royal pain for Kansas City

It didn’t take long for game one of the World Series to quickly transform into the Madison Bumgarner show on Tuesday night. The Giants left-hander continued his torrid postseason stretch by tossing seven innings of one run baseball, allowing just three hits and a walk along the way. The 24-year old has now amassed 38.2 […]

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