After about a month of waiting, Red Sox fans finally got their first look at Rusney Castillo on Wednesday. The 27-year old Cuban defector assumed the seventh spot in the Red Sox order, and manned center field in his first big league game. After playing in three championships on his rise through the Red Sox […]
The Red Sox began their second to last road series of the 2014 season with a loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Two Pirates home runs, and an unproductive offense spoiled an otherwise effective start from the 25-year old rookie. Pittsburgh backstop Russell Martin was the first to take Ranaudo deep, as his […]
After taking three games of four from the Kansas City Royals over the weekend, the Red Sox hit the road on Monday and traveled to Pittsburgh for the first time since 2011. Boston will send rookie right-hander Anthony Ranaudo to the mound to start the series, while the Pirates will counter with Charlie Morten. Like […]
Jon Lester and John Lackey were vital parts of the 2013 World Series champion. But will either be a part of the next great Red Sox team?
“Time tested. Battle tested. It’s time to put your hard hat on, it’s boys club, men’s league so it’s time to go to work.” Jonny Gomes
With six players for five spots, who will be left out of the Boston outfield?
Ben takes a look at past Red Sox on the free agent market this offseason.
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…
Fire Brand’s 2013 Postseason Predictions
Ben takes a look at some familiar faces we’ll see throughout the 2013 playoffs.
Daniel looks at who will (and who should) win this year’s notable awards.
My most sincere apologies, but signing old players to bad contracts doesn’t transform a franchise from the Evil Empire™ to underdogs.
Revisiting a few spring training predictions.
A look at the Red Sox bullpen. Who is in and who is out?
The Fire Brand of the American League Staff brings you their 2013 season predictions.