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The State of Red Sox Relief Pitching

Emphasis on bullpen depth combined with John Farrell’s creative utilization of pitching in the later innings was a major part of the 2013 World Championship season. What will happen in 2014? Should the Red Sox trade for, or purchase, a few more experienced arms? Or should the bullpen begin utilizing the minor league MVPs (Most […]

What’s the Difference Between the Red Sox and the Giants?

So here we are, sitting in the aftermath of the baseball season wondering what exactly is so special about the Giants. There are so many clichĂ©s that go along with winning that they are tough to sort through: defense wins championships; pitching wins championships; great hitting wins championships; a balanced team wins championships. When you […]

The Sad Truth About Josh Beckett

Watching the Red Sox blow an 8-2 lead on Friday night was a miserable experience. Even worse is the fact that Josh Beckett was out there for most of it, allowing six runs in five innings. Normally I would write this off as a bad game from a great pitcher; but it’s not that simple […]

Why the Red Sox Should Sign John Lackey

Jason Bay is casting off for free agent waters and the Red Sox decided not to pick up Alex Gonzalez’s $6 million option for 2010. Thus, the Sox are left with two gaping holes in their starting lineup. But Boston wunderkind Theo Epstein apparently had another position on his mind at the GM meetings last […]