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Carl Crawford to the Marlins for Hanley Ramirez, Heath Bell?

On Wednesday afternoon, baseball trade rumors reached a new height when news broke that the Red Sox were gauging the interest in outfielder Carl Crawford, and that amongst potential suitors the Miami Marlins could be willing to deal both infielder Hanley Ramirez and reliever Heath Bell. Such a potential trade would involve an incredible amount […]

Beckett Solid, Red Sox Bats Quiet in 4-1 Loss

The Red Sox dropped their fourth straight game on Monday by a final score of 4-1 as they ran into more strong pitching, this time in the form of Miami Marlins ace Josh Johnson. The game featured the first start by Josh Beckett against his former franchise, but the Fish jumped all over him early on, […]

Exploring the Closer Market for Red Sox: Bell, Madson, Cordero, Others

After Jonathan Papelbon accepted a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, Ben Cherington and the Red Sox must now find a new closer. There is a great multitude of options this offseason, including big name free agents and possible trade targets. There is also the greatly discussed possibility of transitioning set up man Daniel Bard to […]

Red Sox Need to Re-Sign Jonathan Papelbon

After a disastrous September torpedoed the Red Sox in the playoff race, a significant number of decisions will have to be made this offseason to impact the future of the franchise. The end of Terry Francona’s run as manager was the first notable change, and now with the emptiness of October baseball in the background […]

Red Sox-Padres Trade Rumors: Adrian Gonzalez to Boston?

UPDATE: The Red Sox have agreed in principle to acquire Adrian Gonzalez for RHP Casey Kelly, 1B Anthony Rizzo, and OF Reymond Fuentes. —- According to ESPN.com’s Gordon Edes, the Red Sox and Padres are discussing a mega-trade that would send long-coveted first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox for a slew of Red […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 20 (8-17 – 8-23)

In last week’s wrap-up, I mentioned how I wanted Henry Rowengartner from the film “Rookie of the Year” as my fantasy closer. Now, if I had to choose the best fictitious hitter to have on my roster, it would probably have to be Pedro Cerrano from “Major League”. Oh, and I don’t mean the Buddhist […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 18 (8-3 – 8-9)

Have you ever thought about your entrance music? If you were a UFC fighter, boxer, closer, or whatever else you can think of, what would you want played when you entered a game or a match? I would choose “For Whom The Bell Tolls” by Metallica. The ominous ringing of a bell combined with heavy […]