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Red Sox Trade Shane Victorino, Begin Series That Features 2 Bad Sox

The Boston Red Sox stink. The Chicago White Sox also stink. Now, that shouldn’t be breaking news to anyone in Beantown or the Windy City. Both teams have wildly underachieved after making big splashes this past offseason to bring in high priced free agents. The Red Sox, of course, brought in Hanley Ramirez and Pablo […]

2015 Red Sox Look Worse Than Last Place Teams of Past

It’s no secret that the cellar dweller Boston Red Sox have finished in last place in the American League East twice out of the previous three years (with a out-of-the-blue World Series win sandwiched in between). However, what should be eye-opening to Red Sox fans is how realistic it is to start to consider the […]

Eduardo Rodriguez to Make Major League Debut for Red Sox in Texas

Despite getting swept in three games by the Minnesota Twins, the Boston Red Sox have at least something to look forward to on their plane ride from Minneapolis to Arlington, Texas: the pitching debut of Eduardo Rodriguez. Manager John Farrell announced before Wednesday’s 6-4 loss that Rodriguez will be called up to get his first […]

Catching Up With Old Friends: The 2014 Boston Red Sox

With just a month left in the MLB regular season, it’s time to reflect on the season that was, and could have been.  The Red Sox are a very different team than they were when they started the season, with players coming in and out of the clubhouse all year.  Let’s take a minute to […]

Red Sox Switch to Six-Man Rotation

Baseball — America’s National Pastime — is rich with unwritten rules tradition.  You don’t bunt with two strikes, your power hitter bats cleanup, and your starters pitch every fifth day. Now that the Boston Red Sox are pulling off the patented “worst-to-first-to-worst,” they’ll be breaking one of those rules. Red Sox manager John Farrell announced this […]

John Farrell’s Second Season in Boston Unlike his First

In 2013, it seemed like everything Red Sox Manager John Farrell touched turned to gold.  2014 hasn’t nearly been the same, and Wednesday night’s loss to the Blue Jays was no different. Joe Kelly and the Red Sox were up 2-1 in the 7th in Toronto when Edwin Encarnacion hit a lead off double on […]

Struggling Season Continues for Xander Bogaerts

There is no better literal representation for the headache of a season Xander Bogaerts has had for the Red Sox this year than the 89 mile-per-hour changeup the 21-year-old took off the head Friday night. Bogaerts’ night at the plate said it all, really.  His first at-bat he crushed a Felix Hernandez pitch well over […]

Red Sox Have Decisions to Make and Money to Spend this Off-Season

It’s been three weeks since the infamous Jon Lester trade that sent him and outfielder Jonny Gomes to Oakland for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, and the Red Sox starting rotation really hasn’t been the same since. Lester, the team’s best starter and home grown talent, was dealt at the trading deadline in an attempt to bolster […]