Series Preview: 5/22-5/24 at TB

Records Entering Series: BOS (32-15, 2nd in AL East), TB (22-23, 3rd in AL East) Boston has continued to roll through their lesser competition this year, most recently taking 3 of 4 against Baltimore at Fenway. They'll roll into Florida to face a Tampa team that has been rather surprising so far this year, sitting... Continue Reading →

Series Preview: 5/17-5/20 vs. BAL

Records Entering Series: BAL (13-29, 5th in AL East), BOS (29-14, 2nd in AL East) The Red Sox welcome their division foes into Boston for a 4-game set. Boston swept Baltimore the last time the two teams squared off, and following a disappointing series loss vs. Oakland they'll be looking to repeat that result. Baltimore... Continue Reading →

Boston’s Catcher Conundrum

Despite playing mostly good baseball and owning the 2nd best record in the MLB entering today, the Boston Red Sox have some clear deficiencies within their team. There's the inconsistent bullpen, the maddening base running errors, and most glaringly, the lack of production from the catcher position. Christian Vazquez and Sandy Leon have split time... Continue Reading →

Report Cards: April 2018

Alex Cora: A -Cora has led the Red Sox to the best record in the MLB through April in his 1st month as a manager. He's stayed true to his plan and philosophy of getting guys plenty of rest, which has allowed the role players like Moreland and Holt to get enough reps to remain... Continue Reading →

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

At 13-2, Boston Red Sox are off to their best start in franchise history. The pitching (especially the starters), have been very good, and after a slow start to the year, the bats have picked it up of late. If you haven't been fortunate enough to follow along closely (life can do that to you... Continue Reading →

Report Cards: Spring Training

Yesterday and today's games vs. the Cubs are technically informal exhibitions, meaning Spring Training is officially finished for the Boston Red Sox. So, with the Major League roster set, today will be the first installment of my monthly "Report Cards" series, in which I'll be handing out grades for each player in the squad. Obviously,... Continue Reading →

2018 Season Preview: Lineup

2018 is an interesting year for the Boston Red Sox. There's still lingering questions after a successful yet ultimately disappointing 2017 in which the Sox took their second straight AL East crown but faltered in the ALDS once again. Some of those said questions can be answered with the blockbuster acquisition of J.D. Martinez (like... Continue Reading →

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