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Why Did the Red Sox Acquire Jemile Weeks?

On September 1st, the Red Sox traded Kelly Johnson and minor-leaguer Michael Almanzar for former Baltimore Oriole, Jemile Weeks. Jemile appeared in all three games against the New York Yankees this week, making minimal impact for his new team. It is unclear why the decision was made to bring Weeks aboard. We have many players […]

Catching Up With Old Friends: The 2014 Boston Red Sox

With just a month left in the MLB regular season, it’s time to reflect on the season that was, and could have been.  The Red Sox are a very different team than they were when they started the season, with players coming in and out of the clubhouse all year.  Let’s take a minute to […]

Flurry of trades leaves Red Sox in state of uncertainty

If you weren’t sure how to react to the four trades made by the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, you certainly weren’t alone. Across social media and sports talk radio, opinions ranged from high praise for the acquisition of Cuban slugger Yoenis Céspedes to outrage over the lack of a long-term return for ace Jon Lester. […]

Red Sox Trade Stephen Drew to Yankees for Kelly Johnson

Per ESPN Boston reporter Gordon Edes, Stephen Drew has been traded to the New York Yankees for 2B/utility player Kelly Johnson. Interesting move. This almost certainly means that the Red Sox will move Xander Bogaerts back to shortstop for the remainder of the season and play Will Middlebrooks at third base. For Bogaerts, it seems […]

Ranking the AL East: Third Base

In our third installment of ranking the AL East it seems only natural to look at third base. If you missed last week’s post of second base you can check it out here. Spring training has officially started so baseball is ever closer and what better way to get in the mood than ranking some […]

Ranking the AL East: Second Base

Continuing our position by position ranking of the AL East, today’s focus is second base. If you missed last week’s make sure to check it out here. These rankings are a way to ramp up for the baseball season and to incite your own thoughts on the rankings. At the end of the piece feel […]

Robinson Cano Signs with Seattle Mariners for 10 Years, $240M

The Seattle Mariners have a new second baseman. So do the New York Yankees. After the Yankees drew a line in the sand, Robinson Cano has decided to take his talents to Puget Sound, signing a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners, according to ESPN. The deal reportedly includes a full no-trade clause. Cano […]

Buchholz No-Hits Rays into 8th, Red Sox Win 5-0

Clay Buchholz flirted with his second career no-hitter, holding the Tampa Bay Rays hitless until the eighth inning to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-0 victory. One day after Jon Lester limited the Rays to one run over 7 innings, Buchholz decided to do him one better by not allowing a single hit […]

Late Inning Rally Saturday Lifts Blue Jays Over Red Sox

The Blue Jays took game two of the weekend series against the Red Sox, defeating them by a score of 7-3. On a night were the Red Sox paid tribute to retired catcher and team captain Jason Varitek, Aaron Cook looked to be doing his job of forcing ground ball outs, until a couple late […]

Red Sox Offense Powers Past Blue Jays

The Red Sox defeated the Blue Jays 10-4 in a matinee game on Wednesday. The Sox were led by a strong pitching performance from Jon Lester, and an explosion of offense early in the game. Similar to last night’s game, Brett Lawrie led off with a double to left field. Colby Rasmus followed with a […]