The 2014 MLB postseason kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night, as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals battled for 12 innings in the win or go home American League Wild Card game. On paper, the winner take all contest appeared to favor pitching, as both teams were set to send their ace […]
The 2014 MLB playoffs officially get underway tonight, as the Oakland Athletics take on the Kansas City Royals in a win or go home Wild Card game. The opening contest will feature a pair of impending top flight free agents in Jon Lester and James Shields, both of whom have a knack for rising to […]
Ben Cherington has his sights set on competing next season
1 out of 3 ain’t bad. Oh, wait…
Brett Cowett looks at Cespedes’ potential for success in Boston.
After all Gomes has done for Red Sox Nation, it’s time to turn him loose and harvest whatever value he may have left.
After losing the first three games of the weekend series in Oakland, the Red Sox were able to salvage the series finale on Sunday afternoon. Boston’s offense got to work quickly against Athletics starter Tommy Milone, scoring twice in the first and collecting individual runs in the second and third. The Red Sox eventually went […]
West coast losses sting a little more
With a deep and talented set of starters and plenty of prospects biding their time in Triple-A, the Red Sox’s depth at starting pitching might prove to be a crucial advantage in the AL East.
The Red Sox were one of the best defensive teams in 2013, so far this season they’ve been one of the worst. What happened?
Options are getting mighty thin.
Teams need a proven closer to go far in the postseason? Why don’t we ask the REd Sox and Cardinals what they think about that…
Eight more wins!
Fire Brand’s 2013 Postseason Predictions
Ben takes a look at some familiar faces we’ll see throughout the 2013 playoffs.