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: 5/11-5/13 at TOR

Records Entering Series: BOS (26-11, T-1st in AL East), TOR (20-18, 3rd in AL East) Boston rolls into Toronto for the 2nd time this year with a share of 1st place and the best record in the MLB. They've fizzled a bit of late after their 17-2 start, but remain one of the teams to... Continue Reading →

Rotation Scenarios If Price Goes to DL

David Price has been the most enigmatic starting pitcher for the Red Sox so far this season. He's made some very good starts, but also has had his fair share of stinkers. When broken down into two separate performance categories, it looks like this. Price in 4 starts vs. TB (twice), LAA and OAK: 26.2... Continue Reading →

Series Preview: 5/8-5/10 at NYY

Records Entering Series: BOS (25-9, 1st in AL East), NYY (24-10, 2nd in AL East) This series should be a doozy. The Boston Red Sox head into New York with STILL the best record in baseball, but the Yankees are inarguably the MLB's hottest team, with a record of 15-1 in their last 16. After... Continue Reading →

Series Preview: 5/3-5/6 at TEX

Records Entering Series: BOS (22-8, 1st in AL East), TEX (12-20, 5th in AL West) The Red Sox still have the best record in the MLB and travel to Texas, where the Rangers have won just 4 games all year. The Boston bats are back to rolling, led by Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez, after... 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 →

Price Bounces Back vs. LAA

After his worst start of the year vs. the Yankees, David Price took the mound against the Angels last night and (temporarily, at least) silenced his critics. His throwing hand gave him no issues this time around, and he went 5 innings, allowing 1 run on just 3 hits, fanning 6, and looking in control... Continue Reading →

Series Preview: 4/17-4/19 at LAA

Records Entering Series: BOS (13-2, 1st in AL East), LAA (13-3, 1st in AL West) Boston begins their road trip with a visit to LAA in a matchup of two teams enjoying tons of early success. The Angels offense has been obliterating the ball to the tune of a .291 team BA and 103 runs... Continue Reading →

Starting Pitching Off to Elite Start

The Boston Red Sox starting pitching has kicked off the 2018 season at an elite level. They rank towards the top in the MLB in nearly every major pitching statistical category. It's not just the superstars like Chris Sale who are killing it either. Guys like Brian Johnson and Hector Velazquez have played their parts... Continue Reading →

Another Gem from Price vs. Rays

David Price was brilliant once again in Boston's home opener vs. the Rays on Thursday afternoon. On a cold and windy day, Price went 7 scoreless innings, allowing just 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 5. He looked comfortable, confident, and most importantly, completely in touch with his arsenal of pitches. He ran... Continue Reading →

Series Preview: 4/5-4/8 vs. TB

Records Entering Series: TB (1-5, 4th in AL East), BOS (5-1, 1st in AL East) The Red Sox take on the Rays for the second time this year already in Boston's first home stand of 2018. Boston starting pitching has been lights out so far, allowing just 4 runs this year, and the offense seems... Continue Reading →

Spectacular Sox Starters

After one turn through the rotation, the Red Sox starting pitchers look to be the best in the league. In 30 innings pitched, they've given up just 3 runs on 22 hits and 7 walks combined. They have a cumulative WHIP of .966 and are averaging 8.4 K/9. It started with Chris Sale mowing down... Continue Reading →

Price Brilliant vs. TB

If this is the way that David Price will pitch for the rest of the year then AL hitters will not be happy to see the Red Sox on their schedule. After Chris Sale gave up just one hit in 6 innings on Thursday, Price followed up with a gem of his own. He went... Continue Reading →

2018 Bold Predictions

Opening Day is finally here! It's the moment we've all been not-so-patiently waiting for since the Red Sox crashed out of the ALDS last October. A new season means a clean slate, a chance to create something new and organic. I truly believe that this version of the Sox has the potential to be something... 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 →

What Do You Got? – David Price

To put it plainly, David Price has not been the ace pitcher the Red Sox thought they were getting when they acquired him in 2016. Boasting a career 3.22 ERA, 1.144 WHIP and .651 win % (entirely against offensively superior AL competition), including 4 seasons as a Cy Young finalist (with one crown in 2012),... Continue Reading →

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