The Sox will need some serious help from their division rivals to win the AL East.
The truck has left Boston, and the facilities in Ft. Myers are starting fill up with players eager to prove that 2012 was an aberration. Spring is just around the corner!
Starting pitchers seem to be a bit overpriced these days.
The Advanced Scout cries into his teacup as he analyzes the Tampa Bay Rays
The Advanced Scout takes a prime barstool at Ferg’s and analyzes the Tampa Bay Rays
Leading up to the trade deadline, all signs point to the Red Sox being buyers. It’s obvious what the team needs most: starting pitching. With Josh Beckett and Jon Lester not pitching up to snuff, the rotation has been in shambles all season long. Felix Doubront is having a typical rookie up-and-down season that you [...]
The Advanced Scout stops at Ferg’s for a cold one before analyzing the Tampa Bay Rays.
Boston Red Sox (85-58) @ Tampa Bay Rays (78-64) John Lackey (12-11, 6.11) @ Wade Davis (9-8, 4.50) 7:10 PM EDT | Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg, FL) TV: NESN RADIO: WEEI 850, WWZN 1510 GAME NOTES The Red Sox again failed to gain ground on the Yankees last night, dropping the final game of the series [...]
The Boston Red Sox did to Philadelphia what the Bruins could not this weekend. But the boys of summer will have a whole new challenge, as they head south to Tampa Bay to face the Tampa Bay Rays in a good old fashioned AL East showdown.
What is the first thing a server asks you when sit down at a table? “What can I get you to drink?” Why is the desert menu usually separate from the rest of the menu? Because flour, sugar, syrup and water are cheap and not labor intensive. The profit on that steak may be 40 to 50 percent after labor is included in its preparation but the soda you have been chugging down in the mean time nets a 98 percent gain.
Where Theo Epstein truly makes his money is with the players on the margins, the soda and German chocolate cakes players who propel an 81 win team to a 96 win team.