// Alex Rios

How Can the Red Sox Trade John Lackey?

When the Red Sox signed John Lackey to an $82.5 million contract following the 2009 season, they had their sights set on establishing a trio of aces for the next several years. Lackey would be joining a rotation with Josh Beckett and Jon Lester, giving the Red Sox a team strength in pitching. However, things […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 10 (6-8 – 6-14)

This upcoming week is Week 11 in the fantasy baseball world and that would then mean that next week is Week 12. The special thing about that? That is when midseason leagues start! 2009 will be my first year in embarking on the midseason league journey. The league I am in is just a nice gathering […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 20 (8-11 – 8-17)

The latest news and notes from around baseball: Greg Maddux Traded to Dodgers This just in: On Monday, August 18, future Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux was traded from the San Diego Padres to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Maddux played for the Dodgers for half a season in 2006 after being traded from the […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 17 (7-21 – 7-27)

We are about to enter August and also about to see the end of the trade deadline. I really hope the Red Sox don’t trade Manny because for the sake of three of my fantasy teams, I don’t want Pat Burrell in Boston. It’s not that I don’t like Pat Burrell, I love the guy. […]

TGIF: First Half Awards

The stars are shining bright here at the Sports of Boston First Half Fantasy Baseball Awards. In fact the award show just may take home the award for longest award show name. Wow, I don’t know who to thank. The first half had it all. Ups, downs, lefts, rights, you name it baby. This award […]

Red Sox Swept by Blue Jays

The long road trip for the Red Sox is finally over but it ends with a third straight loss to the Blue Jays, 7-4 today at the Rogers Centre. Josh Beckett made his first start of the season and pitched decent until running into trouble in the fifth. Beckett had allowed just three hits but […]

Players I Targeted

Draft day approaches and you think you have everything planned out. But let’s face it, the only round you have a definitive plan for is round one. Every round after that is made on the fly or every decision is made out of pure panic. So you may be asking yourself: “Pete, you’re a reliable […]

AL East Fantasy Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

Oh Canada, our neighbors from the north. The Jays once again finished 3rd in the AL East behind the Sox and Yankees. This is no longer the franchise from the glory days of the early 90′s but there is most definitely some pure talent in this lineup. Of course the notion that Toronto can overcome […]