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Can There Be Hope Despite Red Sox 9-Game Slide?

There is no way to put it sugar-coat it; the Sox have been bad, terrible, atrocious, putrid, pick any negative word you would like and the Red Sox have embodied it. If the Toronto series wasn’t bad enough, the Red Sox extended their losing streak to nine games with a soul-crushing 15th inning loss Saturday night. It’s […]

Ranking the AL East: Second Base

Continuing our position by position ranking of the AL East, today’s focus is second base. If you missed last week’s make sure to check it out here. These rankings are a way to ramp up for the baseball season and to incite your own thoughts on the rankings. At the end of the piece feel […]

Red Sox Lead Majors with 58 Wins at Break

The Boston Red Sox lead the Majors with 58 wins at the All-Star break. The Red Sox are now just 11 wins away from matching their total from a season ago. Last year, we saw nut job Bobby Valentine attempt to coach a team full of Red Sox players who were out of shape and […]

Red Sox Actively Talking to Cubs About Matt Garza

According to ESPN.COM’S Buster Olney, the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs are “actively talking” about a possible trade with pitcher Matt Garza. Olney also reports that the Rangers, Blue Jays, Indians and Dodgers are interested in acquiring Garza. The Boston Red Sox sent scouts to watch Garza’s last start against the Oakland Athletics on […]

The Changing Landscape of the American League East

Buckle your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. This is not in the AL East we’re used to any more. After a turbulent regular season, marked by the Baltimore Orioles making the playoffs and the Boston Red Sox finishing in last place, the offseason that followed has been equally hectic. A flurry of big-name acquisitions by […]

Yankees Edge Red Sox 3-2, Take AL East Lead

Heading into this season, as the Red Sox reigned supreme in free agency and seemingly had the rest of the A.L. East in a headlock, the one thing the Yankees still had was a better bullpen. And not-so-ironically, it served it’s purpose tonight. Reliever Boone Logan struck out Adrian Gonzalez with the bases loaded to […]

State of the AL East: An Offseason Glance

With the Holiday Season upon us, it’s a perfect time to offer up a “STATE OF THE AL EAST” report. Now, some teams have been naughty (Blue Jays trading Halladay), while other have been nice (Yankees welcome Ganderson), but this Christmas, every team is hoping their new presents are the perfect gift for next season. […]

Bonds coming to AL East?

You aren’t dreaming, the Tampa Bay Rays have confirmed talks about Bonds joining their club. From Associated Press via ESPN.com: ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have had internal discussions about the prospect of pursuing Barry Bonds. Manager Joe Maddon said Monday he knew “little” about what was going on, but acknowledged some […]

AL East Fantasy Preview: Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore has taken a bold step in the direction of the franchise and have decided to rebuild their team. Baltimore traded two of its biggest names in SS Miguel Tejada and ace pitcher Erik Bedard. Bedard stayed in the AL by being traded to Seattle and Tejada made the jump to the NL with the Houston […]

AL East Fantasy Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

It’s just about that time of the year. Pitchers and Catchers have already reported, the Boys of Summer are getting ready to captivate us for the next 7 months. Most importantly, FANTASY BASEBALL is set to start. Fantasy is a lot of fun, but it can be a frustrating love/hate relationship if you don’t play […]

Red Sox clinch AL East title

Red Sox fans can now finally celebrate. The Red Sox have clinched the American League Eastern Division championship for the first time since 1995. Earlier in the night, the Sox defeated the Twins, 5-2, with Daisuke Matsuzaka getting the win and Jonathan Papelbon earning the save. With the win, the Magic Number shrunk to just […]

AL East wrapped up? Not so fast…

WHAT is goin on with the Sox? Everyone in Red Sox Nation was told by various sources (coughESPNcough) that the AL East race was over in May. At that point, the Red Sox had a 14.5 game lead on the Yankees. In fact, the Bronx Bombers were in a tight race for last place with […]