But hey, there’s always the WBC, right? Right?
Melancon, Sands, Pimentel, De Jesus Jr. traded to Pittsburgh
“Most young players have tough times at one stage of their career,” a scout says. That’s true of Pimentel.
Chip examines the resurrection of the Red Sox farm system, and provides some insight on the organization’s most exciting prospects.
The Red Sox may not look like they have a lot of surplus, but plenty of talent is on the way.
I spend a lot of time on Twitter–probably too much actually. It’s fun, interactive, and incredibly addictive. When I’m not having random, childish debates with Mark Smith (follow him) of IIATMS and the Platoon Advantage about whether cake or pie is better (Cake! Pie is for fascists and those who hate freedom, kittens, and rollercoasters), I try to [...]
Maybe his stats didn’t exactly jump off the proverbial page. But the Boston Red Sox obviously rated right-hander Stolmy Pimentel (who turned 21 on February 1) so highly that they placed him on their 40-man roster during the offseason. Otherwise, they ran the risk of losing him in the annual Rule 5 draft which is [...]
All the recent trade rumors around the Sox have your head spinning? No worries. Evan summarizes everything you need to know leading up to the trade deadline and handicaps the Sox’s chances.
I’ve been down at the Fort for the past couple of days, and have spent most of that at the Player Development Complex. Here’s some quick notes from yesterday and today.
Baseball America came out with the Top 10 prospects. Lars Anderson is unsurprisingly ranked first, but what’s with leaving Will Middlebrooks off? A surprise: pitcher Nick Hagadone third. Casey Kelly and Ryan Westmoreland, despite lack of experience, rank high.