// Jake Peavy

As Postseason Unfolds, Starting Pitching Will Remain Critical for Red Sox

The Red Sox now own a 2-0 lead in the ALDS against the Tampa Bay Rays and have demonstrated prolific offensive prowess, solid starting pitching, and lock down relief pitching. However, as the post season continues to unfold, it is the starting pitching staff that will prove to be more crucial than anything else. Starting […]

Which Starting Pitcher Should Be the Red Sox Ace Come October?

The Boston Red Sox lead the American League East by one-and-a-half measly games over the Tampa Bay Rays. If I learned anything from 2011, it’s never to assume the Red Sox will make the playoffs. (Thankfully my glasses are protecting me from my natural instinct of clawing my eyes out at the mere mention of […]

When Clay Buchholz Returns, Ryan Dempster Should Move to Red Sox Bullpen

Clay Buchholz is scheduled for a rehab outing with the Lowell Spinners on Sunday, according to the Boston Herald. With that being said, the Boston Red Sox would either need to place one of its current five starters on the DL or find a spot for them in the bullpen. The best option is probably […]

Jake Peavy Better Than Advertised in First Four Starts with Red Sox

Jake Peavy may not be an ace in the Boston Red Sox rotation, but he has been a  proven commodity as a starting pitcher since the trade from the Chicago White Sox back on July 30. In four starts with the Red Sox, the 32-year-old has a 4.18 ERA and a 1-1 record, but really […]

2012 Blockbuster Trade a Big Win for Red Sox and Dodgers

When the Boston Red Sox visit the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend, the anniversary of the blockbuster trade the teams agreed upon last summer will remind us of how far both sides have come in rebuilding greatness. The trade seemed incredibly one-sided on the surface, as the Dodgers received three significant big league players capable […]

Video: Former Red Sox SS Iglesias With Unreal Barehanded Play

God, I miss Jose Iglesias. I’m not going so far as to say that I wouldn’t pull the trigger 10 times out of 10 on the three-team trade that brought Jake Peavy to the Boston Red Sox. After all, that’s what Xander Boegarts is in Pawtucket for. Nevertheless, I do truly miss watching Iglesias make […]

Red Sox Should Extend Jon Lester’s Contract

After Dustin Pedroia received a seven-year $100 million contract extension from the Red Sox, the question could be raised as to which other members of the team are due for similar contracts, especially aces Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz. But if only one of these pitchers could receive such a contract, which would be a […]

Jake Peavy Traded to Red Sox, Jose Iglesias Traded to Tigers in 3-Team Deal

The Red Sox, White Sox and Tigers agreed to a major three-team trade a day before the deadline. Red Sox Trade For: SP Jake Peavy (from White Sox) RP Brayan Villarreal (from Tigers) Tigers Trade For: IF Jose Iglesias (from Red Sox) White Sox Trade For: OF Avisial Garcia (prospect from Tigers) P J.B. Wendelken […]

Cliff Lee-Red Sox Trade Rumors: Boston Should Back Off

As the Trade Deadline closes in, the Red Sox still have slots to fill and pieces to fix. While the priorities are for the Red Sox to find a third baseman and a relief pitcher, the Red Sox are in a big need for a starting pitcher since Clay Buchholz will not return until September. […]

Lester Struggles in Loss to White Sox

The Red Sox returned home from a wildly successful road trip on Monday in first place in the AL East. They had their ace on the hill in Jon Lester, and they were facing a White Sox team that has struggled all season. All seemed well. Earlier in the day, though, the Yankees beat the […]

The Real Josh Beckett: Is He Worth $68 million?

Red Sox fans don’t recognize the guy wearing Josh Beckett’s number 19 jersey these days. So far this year, he hasn’t resembled the pitcher who saved the Sox’s season when they were down 3-1 to Cleveland in the 2007 ALCS. This isn’t the guy we look forward to watching when his turn in the rotation […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 7 (5-18 – 5-24)

It is my personal opinion that Boston’s David Ortiz used steroids. I also believe that he is no longer taking any performance enhancers as evident by his lack of power this season. So, I speak for all of the Ortiz owners out there when I ask David Ortiz to please, start juicing again! There was a […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 6 (5-11 – 5-17)

Just a quick thought for this week’s opening. Has anyone copyrighted “Fantasy Pro Wrestling”? Seriously, that would be a game that could take off instantly. You draft professional wrestlers and put them in your lineups and keep score based on their win/loss records. The only problem I see with it is the fact that there […]

TGIF: 2009 Starting Pitcher Rankings

With Pitchers and Catchers due to report to camp in just under two weeks, this signals the beginning of the 2009 baseball season. The game of fantasy baseball takes the most preparation due to the massive pool of players in the sport. Over the next few weeks, I will be breaking down the best players […]