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Wednesday Links: Filling the hole at third base

With the offseason now officially underway, it will be interesting to see when the Red Sox pull the trigger on their first move of the shopping season. Early speculation predicts Boston to be heavily involved in both the starting pitching market and third base front. Perhaps the most discussed target for the Sox in the […]

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Could the Red Sox trade for a starter this offseason?

The Red Sox will likely seek to sign one of the top free-agent starters this winter, but they could also upgrade their rotation via trade. Ben Cherington and the Red Sox brass are hoping to add to the team’s starting rotation this offseason–that is no secret. And with the likes of Jon Lester, Max Scherzer, […]

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Tuesday Links: Homecoming for Han-Ram?

While free agents like Pablo Sandoval and Chase Headley are both logical fits for the Red Sox at third base, it’s important to not overlook a player like Hanley Ramirez. A shortstop by trade, Ramirez figures to slide over to third base in the near future due to his decreased range in the middle of […]

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Monday Links: Free Agency Eve

As soon as the clock strikes 12:01 tonight, Major League free agents will be able to sign with whichever team they would like. While MLB free agency is typically a long and drawn out process that takes close to three months to completely flesh out, early offseason signings aren’t all that crazy to come across. […]

Top Red Sox games of April 2015

The Red Sox got involved in the 2014-15 MLB offseason quickly today with the announcement of closer Koji Uehara’s return for two years and $18 million. Koji was largely responsible for the 2013 World Series banner located at Fenway Park, thanks to his postseason dominance, so it made sense for the Red Sox to bring […]

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Friday Links: And suddenly there was no more baseball

The Boston Red Sox will enter the 2015 offseason with a plethora of questions to answer before reconvening in Fort Myers in February. After the departures of Jon Lester, John Lackey, and Jake Peavy at the trade deadline last year, the starting rotation is obviously a position that will require a lot of attention this […]

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Thursday Links: A Giant Dynasty

Major League Baseball crowned a new champion on Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series. After being shutout in game six of the series, the Giants offense started clicking in the early stages of game 7. San Francisco loaded the bases with nobody […]

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Wednesday Links: Royals force a Game 7

With their back’s against the wall, the Kansas City Royals took care of business in convincing fashion during Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night. The Royals offensive onslaught began early against Giants starter Jake Peavy, who only lasted an inning and a third. After the first two Kansas City batters reached base […]

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Should the Red Sox sign Pablo Sandoval?

With MLB’s Hot Stove season now just a couple weeks away, focus is beginning to shift toward who the Red Sox will target during a highly anticipated offseason. The club’s moves prior to the trade deadline left a gaping hole in Boston’s starting rotation, but Ben Cherington has indicated the Red Sox will also be […]

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Tuesday Links: Let’s hope for a Game 7

With a 3-2 series lead in hand, the San Francisco Giants are now just one win away from winning their third World Series title in four years. After taking two games of three in San Francisco, the series will now shift back to Kansas City for Game 6 on Tuesday and, if necessary, Game 7 […]

The 2004 World Series - Boston Red Sox vs St. Louis Cardinals - Game 4

10 Years Ago, Today.

This is the most beautiful WPA chart you will ever see: http://www.baseball- reference.com/boxes/SLN/SLN200410270.shtml#wpa Three doubles by Trot Nixon. The lead off home run by Johnny Damon. The ball that Foulke snagged and Doug Mientkiewicz stole. Soak in the memories today. The Curse* was lifted 10 years ago today. Oh…and we won 2 more this decade! […]

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Monday Links: Advantage San Francisco

It’s been a battle so far this fall, but the San Francisco Giants just keep plugging along. After entering the postseason as the National League Wild Card winners, the Giants are blew past the Washington Nationals, en route to a five game NLCS victory against the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, the Giants hold a 3-2 […]

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