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2013 Red Sox Depth Chart: 1st Base – Mike Napoli, David Ortiz, Others

The Boston Red Sox enter the 2013 season with unexpected uncertainty regarding first base, after trading away slugger Adrian Gonzalez at the trading deadline this past year. Gonzalez had been inked through 2018, but his inability to give the Sox the power they had expected led to his shipment out of town. Now the position […]

Red Sox Spring Training Fantasy Rundown: First Base

The Red Sox had seemed set at the first base position for the next half a decade, and then that certainty vanished. Adrian Gonzalez was shipped to the Dodgers in a salary dump unlike any other in professional sports history. The were relegated to starting Mauro Gomez and James Loney (now of the Tampa Bay […]

Red Sox Lose 4th Straight; Wakefield Falls In Return To Pittsburgh

The last time Tim Wakefield started in Pittsburgh was 1993, when yours truly was just 6 years old. Back then, I was watching Ren and Stimpy and the WWF, just five years removed from diapers, and probably couldn’t name one Red Sox player other than Roger Clemens. OK, you get it, Wakefield’s old. Almost two […]

Blue Jays Peck Holes in Red Sox, Win 16-2

Toronto won by 14 on Friday night. You’re right, there’s no NFL team in Toronto. No, the Buffalo Bills haven’t moved across the border yet. The Raptors aren’t playing right now, either. So wait a minute…you mean to tell me the Toronto FC squad set an MLS record with 14 goals? Nope. As much as […]

AL East Fantasy Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

Oh Canada, our neighbors from the north. The Jays once again finished 3rd in the AL East behind the Sox and Yankees. This is no longer the franchise from the glory days of the early 90′s but there is most definitely some pure talent in this lineup. Of course the notion that Toronto can overcome […]