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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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Thursday Links: Sandoval sweepstakes is heating up

Wednesday marked the final day of the General Managers meetings in Arizona. While the Red Sox didn’t make any trades or free agent signings, the Sox brass did do a lot of tire-kicking. Over the course of the three day meeting, we heard Boston connected to big names like Pablo Sandoval, and smaller players like […]

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Friday Links: And suddenly there was no more baseball

The Boston Red Sox will enter the 2015 offseason with a plethora of questions to answer before reconvening in Fort Myers in February. After the departures of Jon Lester, John Lackey, and Jake Peavy at the trade deadline last year, the starting rotation is obviously a position that will require a lot of attention this […]

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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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Wednesday Links: Walk off….bunt?

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, […]

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Tuesday Links: Veterans Lackey, Hudson meet in NLCS

After rain washed away the third game of the American League Championship Series on Monday, the Royals and Orioles are set to resume their series today at Kauffman Stadium. Game 3 of the National League Championship Series will also take place tonight, as the Giants and Cardinals look to break the 1-1 series tie. Former […]

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Greener Pastures – Part 2

Few ex-Red Sox remain in the postseason, but the ones who do, are poised to make a serious impact. ALCS Andrew Miller: Miller has been absolutely lights out this season, for both the Sox and the O’s.  He’s put up career-high numbers in virtually every single category.  His K% is an insane 42.6%. His BB% […]

Tuesday Links: Benches and Bullpens

While the American League Championship Series is all set to go, the National League side of the postseason is still stuck in the Divisional Series. On Monday, the Washington Nationals staved off elimination behind a solid effort from right-hander Doug Fister. After both Fister and Giants starter Madison Bumgarner exchanged scoreless frames for the first […]

Monday Links: This ain’t your father’s ALCS

The American League Championship Series was officially set over the weekend, with both the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals sweeping their respective series’. While the two clubs that will battle to represent the American League in the World Series aren’t the juggernauts that we’re used to seeing, both teams have risen to the occasion […]

Wednesday Links: Welcome to October

The 2014 MLB postseason kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night, as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals battled for 12 innings in the win or go home American League Wild Card game. On paper, the winner take all contest appeared to favor pitching, as both teams were set to send their ace […]

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What can Joe Kelly give the Red Sox in 2015?

Joe Kelly has been a steady starter down the stretch, but the Red Sox want him to throw more breaking balls. Could a change in pitch usage aid Kelly in 2015? Joe Kelly is one of the more unheralded players the Red Sox added before the trade deadline, and his importance to the club’s 2015 […]

The Departed

The Red Sox’ less than impressive 2014 campaign has engendered quite a bit of roster turnover, as GM Ben Cherington has done his best to extract value from nearly every franchise piece that isn’t/wasn’t bolted down. Obviously, more moves could have been made, but this isn’t/wasn’t a total tear ‘em down, build ‘em up job. […]

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