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Despite AL East Hype, Red Sox Good Bet for 2013 Postseason

This season, parity redefines itself in the American League East. Unlike years past, where the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have clashed over the division title and sole AL Wild Card, the division presents five potentially great baseball teams competing for a maximum of three playoff spots. After an abysmal 2012 season, the […]

Red Sox Should Thank MLB Player’s Union for Nixing A-Rod Trade, PED Circus

On December 18, 2003, the trade that would have sent AL MVP Alex Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox for Manny Ramirez went dead. The Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox passed the deadline set by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to complete the blockbuster, ending negotiations and the prospect of Rodriguez in a Red Sox uniform. A […]

The Changing Landscape of the American League East

Buckle your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. This is not in the AL East we’re used to any more. After a turbulent regular season, marked by the Baltimore Orioles making the playoffs and the Boston Red Sox finishing in last place, the offseason that followed has been equally hectic. A flurry of big-name acquisitions by […]

Kevin Youkilis to the Yankees: Reasons and Reactions

Say it ain’t so, Youk!! Kevin Youkilis recently became the latest in a long line of Red Sox players to defect to the “dark side” and join the New York Yankees, signing a one-year deal worth a reported $12 million. It’s a deal that makes sense for both parties, as the Yankees will be without starting […]

Yankees Offering Kevin Youkilis a Deal is Fine, Red Sox Fans Should Rejoice

With Alex Rodriguez likely missing four to six months after hip surgery, which could sideline him until June, the New York Yankees need help at third base until he is fully healthy. One of the best choices out there is ex-Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis. Now, the Yankees, according to The New York Times, want […]

Nick Swisher to the Red Sox? Why It Should Happen

The Boston Red Sox have been in constant communication with the ex-New York Yankees first baseman/outfielder about contract negotiations, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe. Nick Swisher is one of the best options this offseason and the Red Sox need to fill the holes where he can fit in perfectly.

Is Jose Iglesias the Next Starting Shortstop for the Red Sox?

The Red Sox seem to change shortstops on a yearly basis. Every year it’s a new face. Every year they find a guy who actually ends up being pretty good (Orlando Cabrera, Mike Aviles, Alex Gonzales) and every year they ship him out like nothing happened. Jose Iglesias could be the end of this revolving […]

Red Sox Won’t Raise 2013 Ticket Prices, Avoid PR Disaster (For Once)

In their first positive public relations move in recent memory, the Boston Red Sox have decided NOT to raise ticket prices for the 2013 season. After all, it’s not like they could slip the media some “anonymous” story about ticket holders having a prescription pill problem to justify a price hike. And sadly, they had already […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 24

Just one week remains in the regular season, and there’s still plenty to play for. No AL team has even locked up a playoff spot so far, and only two of the NL divisions have been won. Both #1 seeds, essential for drawing a tired Wildcard team, are still very much up in the air. […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 23

Two weeks remain in the season, and the final push is in full swing. Only one team has officially clinched a playoff spot so far, so there’s still plenty of room to make a move. Four divisions still have three teams officially alive. Teams are really on edge trying to keep or steal playoff spots, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 22

It’s just a few weeks left until the playoffs start, and the action isn’t any less exciting. The Orioles and Yankees are still neck and neck. The Athletics are making a push for the AL West. Even the Phillies are back in the picture. That’s not to mention the several other teams still in the […]

Ellsbury, Red Sox Walk-Off with 4-3 Win Over Yankees

On his 29th birthday, Jacoby Ellsbury drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning off reliever Dave Robertson for a 4-3 walk-off win over the New York Yankees. His fourth hit of the game helped the Red Sox play the role of playoff spoilers, and dropped the Yankees into a tie for […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 21

There’s officially less than a month left in the season, but that doesn’t mean anyone’s coasting. In fact, two divisions are still led by at most one game, and only two teams have officially been eliminated from divisional contention (and only one from playoff contention). We have a fairly good idea of who will make […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 20

Now that August is over and done with, time is starting to run out on teams to make a run. The elimination numbers are large enough for now, but we’re getting a good idea of who might have a chance of making it in. Now that September is almost upon us, many teams are starting […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 19

August is nearly done, but plenty is still going on. The Wildcard races are very heated, the seeding is by no means determined and the Dodgers are looking to make a MASSIVE push. The AL is especially volatile, with a three-way tie for the second wildcard and a new #1. Just about anything can and […]