The Advanced Scout – Los Angeles Angels

After taking two of three against the Rangers, the Boston Red Sox (37-24, 1st place in the AL East, 1.5 games ahead) welcome the Los Angeles Angels (26-34, 3rd place in the AL West, 10.5 games back) to Fenway Park for a three-game series. Friday night’s game was...

The Advanced Scout – Los Angeles Angels

Having won three of four against the Royals, the Boston Red Sox (62-67, 12.5 games behind in the AL East) head west for their last West Coast trip of the year, starting off against the Los Angeles Angels (66-62, 10 games behind in the AL West). Both teams are 4-6 in...

The Advanced Scout – Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

After winning only one of three against the Yankees, the Boston Red Sox (59-63, 13 games back in the AL East) return to Fenway Park to host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (62-60, 9.5 games back in the AL West). The Red Sox are 4-6 in their last 10 games while the...

Know Thine Enemy 2009: Toronto Blue Jays

It wasn’t long ago that the Toronto Blue Jays were expected to be in the position now occupied by the Tampa Bay Rays as the third wheel atop the American League East. ¬†While there is some strong young talent in Toronto, J.P. Riccardi’s five year plan is...

Know Thy Enemy: 2008 Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are being picked as the team to upset the Red Sox and the Yankees. At least Bob Ryan thinks so. I think otherwise and here is why. Vernon Wells is not the same player of old and the pitching has to stay healthy which I do not think it will. Most...

Know Thy Enemy 2007: Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are looking to take the next step. The team that leapfrogged the Red Sox for second place at the deep end of last season is now focusing their attention on a first place crown and a much awaited playoff appearance. Life for Toronto...