Scott Candage predicts what the Red Sox will do at the Winter Meetings
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.
Fire Brand wants to know what you want the Sox to do for the holidays! Not that we can actually make any of this happen, mind you, but it’s a fun poll question anyway. How about Gio Gonzalez? The price would be high and one has to wonder if the Sox even have the high [...]
As I was reading Jim Bowden’s ”Pricing the Free Agents” piece on ESPN last Friday afternoon, I could hear the rising and crashing waves of criticism coming from the Sabermetric/blogging community from over yonder…and by yonder, I mean Twitter. I know this because I was one of the people dropping snide, snarky remarks about several of his choices. And [...]
Boston’s search for a new field manager continues and it will do so without the option of Mike Maddux, who withdrew his name from consideration. There are still some intriguing options out there, but managerial changes always make me wonder, “How much does a manager matter?” Jim Tracy has been the target of much criticism in Colorado, [...]
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve examined the free agent market for both right field and starting pitching, while identifying potential solutions for the Red Sox in 2012. In most of the cases, the players I’ve identified have been short-term options, and that’s a trend unlikely to change with this list. Unfortunately, this year’s free [...]