// Chris Davis

Ranking the AL East: First Base

It feels like the Red Sox just won the World Series and there is a long offseason ahead of us, but things have snuck up on us pretty quickly and Spring Training is now 12 days away. With baseball so close, three writers at Sports of Boston, Scott Siegler, Brian Roach, and myself, have felt […]

The AL MVP Debate: Inventing Ways for Mike Trout to Win

This past Sunday, Yahoo! Sports “expert”, Jeff Passan, published a piece about Angels OF Mike Trout and how he has come to embody a new meaning of “value” when it comes to voting for the AL MVP. The argument made is that Trout gives you more bang for your buck than any other player in […]

Ryan Dempster’s Solid Start Wasted in 2-0 Loss to Orioles

The Boston Red Sox did not have many chances to score in this game and were stymied by Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles’ bullpen in the 2-0 loss on Friday evening. The Red Sox have now lost four of five game to the Orioles in 2013. Ryan Dempster had his fourth straight quality start […]

Red Sox Lose to Orioles in Extras, Call Up Top Prospect De La Rosa

Three nights after pulling out a 10-8 win in 14 innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox couldn’t recapture the extra inning magic against the Baltimore Orioles, losing 5-4. Chris Davis delivered the walk-off win with a bloop single to left after Nick Markakis walked and Adam Jones singled, all with two outs. […]

Red Sox Lose Rubber Match in Late Innings, 3-2 to the Baltimore Orioles

The Boston Red Sox had a chance in the ninth inning to tie the game with one out and Stephen Drew on first after his first base hit with his new club, but Jim Johnson settled down for his fourth save by striking out Jonny Gomes and getting Jacoby Ellsbury to line out to the […]

Red Sox Sellout Streak Ends, Hanrahan Blows Save in Loss to Orioles

After 820 games, the widespread speculation regarding the legitimacy of the Boston Red Sox‘s sellout streak can finally be put to rest. The longest such streak in major professional sports, both for the regular season (794 games) and overall (820 including the postseason), has officially come to an end. In just the second game at […]

Red Sox Bats Overcome Buchholz’s Struggles in Win Over Orioles

The Red Sox are no longer in the basement of the American League East. Well, at least they’re not in the basement alone. The 8-6 win over the first place Baltimore Orioles combined with the New York Yankees loss tied the rivals with even 21-21 records for fourth place in the division. The win was […]

Red Sox Lose in 17 Innings to Orioles

The Red Sox attempted to avoid being swept by the Baltimore Orioles as they sent Clay Buchholz on the mound on Sunday. Unfortunately the game turned into a ridiculous 17-inning affair ending in a brutally painful 9-6 Sox loss. Darnell McDonald earned the loss after the Sox depleted their available bullpen options and were forced to […]

Aaron Cook Injured, Battered by Orioles in Red Sox Loss

Aaron Cook was hoping for a better first start in Boston. A much anticipated debut for the Red Sox on Saturday was shattered early, as a second inning collision with Chris Davis left a large gash in his leg. He amazingly stayed in the game, but probably would have been better off hitting the showers, […]

Red Sox Fall to Orioles in 13 Innings

On a night when the Boston Celtics defeated the Atlanta Hawks in overtime, the Boston Red Sox were playing a bit of extra baseball in what ended up being their third consecutive loss. The division rival Baltimore Orioles (16-9) were in town, looking to improve upon a strong start to their season. The ninth inning […]

2009 Fantasy Baseball Season Wrap-Up

Aaaaaaannnnnnnnnnd that does it! The baseball season has officially come to an end. This of course means that fantasy baseball has officially closed in the year 2009. If we all want a taste of this game again, we will have to wait a few months until the 2010 draft preparations begin. Congratulations to all of […]

TGIF: 2009 Fantasy Baseball Playoff Help

Playoffs are here and you need all the help you can get. Every stat counts during these crucial weeks. Your lineup may have gotten you to the big show, but now they may be showing signs of fatigue. The free agent pool is full of overlooked, late-season talent and it is up to you to […]

Beltre Back With Something to Prove

Now that the Major League trade deadline has come and gone, most of us have just started to take our fingers off the ice packs. Ask any doctor, there’s only so much refreshing of a website that one’s fingers can take. This is why I have trained to use all of my fingers to click […]

Pablo Sandoval Showing Some Signs of Power

Quick Hits Cody Ross (OF), Florida Marlins Cody Ross has quietly put up great numbers in the last two months. Since May 1st he has hit .302 with 11 homers and 34 RBI. The power numbers are legit, Ross hit 22 homers in 145 games last year. However, the .300 batting average is a mirage […]

Surprises of the Baseball Season

Now that we are approximately two and a half months in to the baseball season, each player’s statistics have begun to hold a little bit more weight. Thus, we can begin to analyze some of the more unlikely numbers of the season so far. Adam Lind Tied with Freddy Sanchez for the lead in doubles, […]