// Aroldis Chapman

Who Should be the Red Sox Closer Now and for the Future?

When Jonathan Papelbon signed with the Philadelphia Phillies two years ago, the Red Sox were confident that he would be easily replaceable. I even came to the thought that letting go of Papelbon was a smart idea. Since Papelbon’s departure, the Red Sox have made three deals for the closer position. Andrew Bailey, Mark Melancon  and Joel Hanrahan have […]

Could Aroldis Chapman be the Final Piece for the Red Sox?

In the jigsaw puzzle that has become the Red Sox mission to acquire Adrian Gonzalez, it seems like the final missing piece could be Aroldis Chapman. Let’s look at what pieces have fallen in place for the Red Sox so far: Jed Hoyer became the new Padres’ GM, giving the Red Sox a familiar face […]

Red Sox Hot Stove 2009 Preview

Five years and two days ago, the Red Sox ended an 86-year World Series drought. Today they are 18 days removed from being swept by the Angels in the ALDS. This will be a big offseason for the Red Sox because they have some glaring holes they need to fill. The team needs to acquire […]