Monday Links: Trade Deadline Week!

Despite being dead and buried by the trade deadline last season, the Red Sox were still one of the most active teams on the trade market. With impending free agents and expiring contracts, like those of Jon Lester and John Lackey, Boston collected a cornucopia of...

Tuesday Links: Circle of (baseball) life

Do you remember where you were on the night of November 12, 2010? No? Good, because unless a momentous occasion happened in your life, than it shouldn’t ring a bell. On that night, however, the Red Sox traded lefty relief pitcher Dustin Richardson to the...

Rebuilding the Red Sox bullpen

Ben Cherington would be smart to bolster the club’s bullpen depth this winter—and he has a number of options with which to do so. The Red Sox face a busy offseason that is about to kick into gear with the annual GM meetings taking place in Phoenix this week. Ben...

Wednesday Links: Cards, Giants set to square off in NLCS

The Giants and Cardinals clinched their respective divisional series’ on Tuesday night, setting up the second NLCS meeting between the two clubs since 2010. When the Giants and Cardinals last met in the 2012 National League Championship Series, the Giants took the...

Tuesday Links: Costly errors punish Sox in series opener

The Red Sox played their first of three games against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Monday. Coming off his first win in a Red Sox uniform in his previous start, Joe Kelly toed the rubber for Boston in the series opener. After tossing a clean top of the...

A Few Players Who Have Been Pleasant Surprises

The list is extensive and littered with our favorite names: David Ortiz. Dustin Pedroia. Xander Bogaerts. Jackie Bradley, Jr. Clay Buchholz. Shane Victorino. And on and on. These are the players who have played below [or severely below] expectations or career norms in...

State of the Red Sox: Team Makes Big Splashes at Trade Deadline; Young Pitchers Move Up

The Boston Red Sox struggled at home this week with a 1-5 homestand and are now 14 games behind the AL East leading Baltimore Orioles. However, the team did not improve in one category this week: offense. The team has been able to score runs the last three games post...