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If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 10

10 weeks of the season have gone by, and it’s getting good. The NL East has three teams atop its standings. The Wildcard races are still hot. Cleveland is moving up the ranks as well. And of course, teams are moving past each other all the time. With so much going on, let’s look at […]

Don’t panic…but Red Sox should begin pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton

For the first time in John Farrell’s managerial tenure with the Boston Red Sox, the team has dropped four consecutive games after being swept at Fenway Park by the Detroit Tigers. Boston scored just three total runs in the series, and now has a 20-23 record as we approach the month of June. For the […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 6

A month and a half into the season, things are still volatile. Atlanta is making a comeback. Texas is slipping. Several new teams are poking around the Wildcard races. In fact, except for Houston, every team in the AL is within four games of a Wildcard spot, if not there or better. Except for the […]

John Henry Zings Marlins on Twitter

One wouldn’t expect a spring training game between the Red Sox and the Marlins to be eventful. They play in different leagues, don’t have a history of being rivals, and couldn’t be on further ends of the success spectrum. Then again, not every spring training game gets a “super premium” designation; apparently tempers run hot […]

Marlins’ Management Whines, Doesn’t Win

The Miami Marlins’ executives were “outraged” on Thursday over the Red Sox lack of star power in their lineup. The Sox filled their roster with mostly minor league players with the exception of Brandon Snyder, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Ryan Lavarnway when they traveled to Jupiter to play today’s game. These three men and some […]

Marlins ‘Outraged’ at Red Sox Over Spring Training Lineup

Marlins officials are “outraged” that the Red Sox fielded only one player from the projected starting nine Thursday in a Marlins home spring training game. The team plans to file a formal complaint with Major League Baseball, according to the Sun Sentinel. In the lineup for the Red Sox were familiar faces Jackie Bradley Jr. […]

Jarrod Saltalamacchia Signs with Marlins

The same day the Red Sox signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year deal, the Miami Marlins inked former Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year deal for $21 million. Salty had perhaps his best year in 2013, hitting .273/.338/.466 with 40 doubles, 14 home runs and 65 RBI in 121 games. The Red Sox […]

Blue Jays-Marlins Blockbuster Trade and the Red Sox Future Offseason Tactics

As many of you have heard by now, the Blue Jays have pulled off one of the biggest trades in Major League Baseball history by acquiring RHP Josh Johnson, LHP Mark Buehrle, SS Jose Reyes, Utility man Emilio Bonafacio, and catcher John Buck in exchange for LHP Justin Nicolino, OF Jake Marsnick, SS Adeiny Hechavarria, […]

David Ortiz’s Grand Slam Highlights Red Sox Blowout Victory

The ball was flying out of Fenway Park on a warm Wednesday night, as the Red Sox used four home runs including a grand slam by David Ortiz to beat the Miami Marlins 15-5. The Sox offense jumped on Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco early and often, while Felix Doubront held his own by over six […]

Doubront Dominates Marlins in 10-2 Red Sox Win

Coming off of his worst start of the season against Washington, Felix Doubront dazzled in Miami, propelling the Red Sox towards a 10-2 win Wednesday night. His seven impressive innings and the awakening of the Sox offense against the Marlins bullpen led the way, including multihit games for the first four batters in the lineup. […]

Clay Buchholz Delivers Another Gem in 2-1 Red Sox Win

The Red Sox snuck away on Tuesday night in Miami with a tight 2-1 victory over the Marlins, led by a strong start by Clay Buchholz. While the team still didn’t quite put up the offense numbers expected on a regular basis, they capitalized on a key mistake my the Marlins in the seventh inning […]

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, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 8

May is just about up, but the story lines haven’t let up. Matt Kemp should be back on the DL again. The Red Sox have injuries galore but are suddenly good. The Angels and White Sox have picked up their game, while the Orioles and Rays are faltering. Where does that leave everyone? Let’s look […]

Ozzie Guillen “Loves” Fidel Castro, And Why It’s A Problem For Marlins

In an interview with Time.com, Miami Marlins manager and former World Series champion Ozzie Guillen was quoted as saying, among other things: “I love Fidel Castro.” Let’s ignore for a moment that Guillen amended the statement to “I respect Fidel Castro.”  Let’s ignore for a moment that Guillen apologized time and time again for his […]

Big-Spending Marlins Finally Embracing Miami

I know the Marlins are a small market team. I know they do what they can with young players and then jettison them instead of paying them. I know no one wants to play for them. I know they have a horrible stadium. I know they have horrible uniforms. As long as I’ve cared about […]