With Mike Napoli still unsigned, Daniel investigates the next-best Michael in the first-base market.
Who could the Red Sox sign to play first base? The crop is pretty thin.
The Boston Red Sox will head into the offseason today with a rather lengthy ‘to do’ list in front of them. Not only will the team be looking at significant front office and coaching staff shakeups, but they’ll have more than their fair share of baseball decisions to make. There are holes-a-plenty on the roster, [...]
Is Beckett being shopped? If so, who are the potential suitors?
Lance Berkman’s two-RBI double in the bottom of the eighth was the difference as Houston beat Boston 11-10. Mike Lowell’s solo-homer in the top of the ninth made it 11-10. Goat of the Game: Pitching staff? Maybe? Well a combined 11 runs with Lester giving up six of them on nine hits isn’t what we [...]
J.D. DREW / MLB.COM The free agent market has exploded right before our eyes, a mind-boggling array of signings and commitments that will surely haunt teams and their payrolls for years to come. Players projected to receive as high as 35 million this winter have been rewarded with deals extending way past any expectations. Guys [...]
MANNY RAMIREZ / ESPN.COM It’s that time of year again. It’s the “trade Manny Ramirez” column from Fire Brand! (2004, 2005, Zach’s parody of a roundtable of experts discussing a trade) The difference here is that it’s the first column where its widely believed that it could happen without much of a problem. In past [...]
We continue from Monday with 20-11… 20. Jim Edmonds- .257/.350/.471, 19 HR, 70 RBI Edmonds has a 10 million dollar option for 2007 with a 3 million buyout, so we??ll see in the impeding days whether the Cardinals decide to keep their dependable, but aging center fielder for another season. The price for teams will [...]