Friday Links: Mookie Betts’ future is bright, but uncertain

If the Red Sox were to pull off a substantial trade this offseason, it’s more than likely that Mookie Betts would need to be the centerpiece of any potential deal. After starting the season in double-A, Betts spent a short time in triple-A before getting called...

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...

Wednesday Links: Bumgarner a Royal pain for Kansas City

It didn’t take long for game one of the World Series to quickly transform into the Madison Bumgarner show on Tuesday night. The Giants left-hander continued his torrid postseason stretch by tossing seven innings of one run baseball, allowing just three hits and...

Friday Links: Buchholz stops Sox skid in Kansas City

After being swept at Fenway Park by the Baltimore Orioles, the Red Sox hit the road for the final time this season. Boston’s last road trip of the 2014 campaign took them to Kansas City, for a four game series with the first-place Royals. The Red Sox grabbed an...

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...

Monday Links: Looking towards 2015

The Red Sox pushed their loosing streak to an even 8 games over the weekend, after they were swept by the Seattle Mariners. On Friday the match-up of Felix Hernandez and Joe Kelly seemed to greatly favor Seattle on paper, but the contest didn’t come quite as...

Wednesday Links: The curse of Pierzynski

With the stakes considerably lower than the last time they met, the Red Sox and Cardinals began a “world series rematch” series on Tuesday. Fresh off a solid start against the Toronto Blue Jays last Wednesday, Rubby De La Rosa took the mound for the Red...