The Advanced Scout desperately tries to get a ticket to Alinea while he analyzes the Chicago White Sox
Hunter Golden peels back the complexities of this year’s market for starting pitching and makes a shameless plug for the player he’d most like to sign.
Facing the final year of his contract, many are suggesting that the Red Sox trade Jacoby Ellsbury. Hunter Golden examines his market and identifies some players the Red Sox may be able to get in return.
The Advanced Scout washes his #20 jersey and analyzes the Chicago White Sox
The Advanced Scout wipes the juice from his Italian beef off of his keyboard and analyzes the Chicago White Sox.
I like the fact that GM Ben Cherington has put an emphasis on adding Triple-A depth with regards to starting pitchers, but at some point the real need needs to be addressed. This team needs at least — and I emphasis AT LEAST — one more dependable fourth or fifth starter at the major league level. Period. [...]
Even though the hot stove has turned luke warm around the rest of the league, it’s still piping hot in Boston. To keep you up to date on all of the latest news and information, I’ve put together another piece where I touch upon the most pertinent issues of the day. The Starting Pitching Watch: [...]
The Red Sox made a baffling move over the weekend by trading starting shortstop Marco Scutaro to the Rockies, then compounded the issue by inking Cody Ross to join the outfield. In an offseason where the Miami Marlins have channeled the ghost of George Steinbrenner, the Red Sox have become the new misers of the [...]
Boston Red Sox (64-39) @ Chicago White Sox (51-52) Tim Wakefield (6-3, 5.15) @ Gavin Floyd (8-9, 4.11) 8:10PM EDT | U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago, IL) TV: NESN, MLBN RADIO: WEEI 850, WWZN 1510 GAME NOTES The White Sox sit a game under .500 but are only 3.0 games behind Detroit in a mediocre yet [...]
Chicago White Sox (26-31) @ Boston Red Sox (30-25) Gavin Floyd (5-5, 3.69) @ Tim Wakefield (2-1, 4.14) 1:35 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: NESN RADIO: WEEI 850, WWZN 1510 INJURY REPORT Chicago: Mark Teahen, strained oblique (Placed on the 15 day DL May 17th retroactive to May 12th); Tony Pena, right [...]