// Jonny Gomes

Lackey Solid Against O’s, Red Sox Win 5-4

John Lackey showed resilience on the mound as he guided the Boston Red Sox to an important 5-4 victory over the division rival Baltimore Orioles. Lackey entered Saturday’s contest coming off of a rough start in Tampa Bay last week, and it appeared his misfortune was fated to continue. The Oriole offense took the right-hander […]

Heeeere’s Jonny! Gomes Lifts Red Sox to Extra Inning Win over Twins

He’s hitting .183 on the season. His slugging percentage (.310) would be good if it were his batting average. The supposed lefty-masher has just six hits (albeit two home runs) in 37 at-bats against left-handed pitching – in other words, half his strikeout total in those plate appearances (12). Nonetheless, despite going hitless last night, […]

Moore Too Much for Red Sox as Offense Keep Scuffling

The Boston Red Sox continued their slide in the American League East on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field as they fell to the Tampa Bay Rays by a final score of 5-3. After an early lead on a mammoth home run by David Ortiz, the team surrendered five runs to the Rays in the fourth […]

Michael Morse Best Option for Red Sox if Mike Napoli Deal Falls Through

Michael Morse is one of the few options remaining in the trade market that the Boston Red Sox should make a run after. The Washington Nationals recently signed Adam LaRoche to a two-year deal, and he will be manning first base instead of Morse. The Red Sox would still need to give a couple solid […]

To Spend or Save? Are the Red Sox Better Off?

When the infamous Megadeal took place in August, a new realm of possibilities opened up for the Red Sox going forward. With almost all significant contracts either expiring or dumped onto the Dodgers, Boston essentially had $105 MM to burn…or use responsibly, because that would be cool too. The Red Sox were no longer crippled […]

The 2013 Season Will Be a Make or Break Year for Ben Cherington

Ben Cherington¬†showed that he was ready to take charge when he traded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, and Nick Punto¬†to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Allen Webster, Ruby De La Rosa, James Loney, and other prospects. The Dodgers will absorb about $260 million of salary, which will free up some money for the Sox […]

Boston Red Sox Outfield Good Enough to Compete in 2013

With the additions of Shane Victorino and Jonny Gomes to complete the outfield for the Boston Red Sox, there is really no need to worry about the outfield situation for 2013. The fourth outfield spot is either going to be taken by Daniel Nava or Ryan Kalish and either one will make a good fit […]

New Offseason, but Same Problems for the Red Sox

Ben Cherington is at it again. And by that I mean doing next to nothing to put the Red Sox in a position to be competitive next season. As free agents are slowly coming off the board, the Red Sox look no better off than they were at the end of a dreadful 2012 season. […]

Jonny Gomes, Red Sox Agree to 2-Year Deal

According to Jim Bowden of ESPN.com, the Red Sox have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with Jonny Gomes. The free agent spent last season on the Oakland Athletics and can play all over the outfield, as well as DH. This could be a perfect fit for the Red Sox, as they are looking […]

BREAKING: Coco Crisp Suspended 7 Games

According to the Boston Globe, Coco Crisp was suspended seven games for his role in a brawl on Thursday against Rays pitcher James Shields. Sox lefty Jon Lester was suspended for five games (basically one start), and 1B Sean Casey was suspended for three games. Adding to the earlier breaking news, five Tampa Bay Rays […]

Manny Homers and Fights in Wild Sox Win

As if Boston needed any more sports stories to soak in, the Red Sox battled the Rays for first place in the AL East and did what they could to get the attention of fans across the city. I think it worked. After a HBP in the second inning, Coco Crisp charged the mound and […]