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Friday Links: The calm before the storm?

After extending an offer to Jon Lester, and hosting Pablo Sandoval earlier this week, all was quiet on Yawkey Way on Thursday. The team appears to be in holding pattern of both free agents while Lester visits other clubs, and Sandoval gauges his market. Yesterday we learned that the Toronto Blue Jays are a team […]

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Friday Links: Mookie Betts’ future is bright, but uncertain

If the Red Sox were to pull off a substantial trade this offseason, it’s more than likely that Mookie Betts would need to be the centerpiece of any potential deal. After starting the season in double-A, Betts spent a short time in triple-A before getting called up to the Red Sox in late June. If […]

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Wednesday Links: Filling the hole at third base

With the offseason now officially underway, it will be interesting to see when the Red Sox pull the trigger on their first move of the shopping season. Early speculation predicts Boston to be heavily involved in both the starting pitching market and third base front. Perhaps the most discussed target for the Sox in the […]

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Tuesday Links: Homecoming for Han-Ram?

While free agents like Pablo Sandoval and Chase Headley are both logical fits for the Red Sox at third base, it’s important to not overlook a player like Hanley Ramirez. A shortstop by trade, Ramirez figures to slide over to third base in the near future due to his decreased range in the middle of […]

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Tuesday Links: World Series begins tonight

After five days off, the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals are set to begin the 2014 World Series tonight at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night. Madison Bumgarner and James Shields will toe the rubber for their respective clubs in game one of the best of seven series. The Giants left-hander has been […]

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Friday Links: Championship Series’ kick off this weekend

While the American League championship series is set to kick off tonight, the National League side of the playoffs won’t get underway until Saturday. The San Fransisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to each other in the postseason, having met most recently in 2012. In their series 2 years ago, the […]

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Could the Red Sox really trade Yoenis Cespedes?

Yoenis Cespedes is supposed to provide the Red Sox lineup with some much-needed power, but with just a year remaining on his contract, the Cuban outfielder could also be used as a trade chip this offseason. When the Red Sox acquired Yoenis Cespedes prior to July’s trade deadline, the 28-year-old slugger was billed as an […]

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 […]

Monday Links: It’s all over

The Red Sox and the rest of major league baseball bid a fond farewell to Yankee’s Captain Derek Jeter over the weekend, as the 40-year old played the final series of his 20 year career. After Boston and New York split the first two games of the weekend series, the bitter rivals took Sunday’s game […]

Friday Links: The kids are alright

While most of the baseball world tuned in to Derek Jeter’s historic final game at Yankees Stadium, the Red Sox were busy routing the Tampa Bay Rays for the second straight night. Similar to Anthony Ranaudo on Wednesday, Allen Webster ended his season on a high note by holding the Rays to just one run […]

Thursday Links: Rookies help rout Rays

While no Red Sox rookie has truly captured a rotation spot on next years team, Anthony Ranaudo left a good final impression in his last start of the 2014 season. After the Rays tallied two first inning runs against the right-hander, Ranaudo settled down and went on to toss 7 innings of 6 hit baseball. […]

Tuesday Links: Only six more games as MLB champions

The Red Sox will return home on Tuesday night and host their second to last homestand of the 2014 season. While both teams are well out of contention, Tuesday’s match-up of Alex Cobb vs. Clay Buchholz appears to be an interesting battle on paper. Prior to his most recent start in which he allowed five […]

Monday Links: Road trip finale ends well for Boston

After splitting the first two games of the series, the Red Sox and Orioles played the rubber match of a 3 game set on Sunday. Right-hander Joe Kelly toed the rubber for the Red Sox in search of his second consecutive win. The 26-year old was opposed by Baltimore right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who looked to […]

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