We’ve seen this before; a popular Red Sox center fielder whose game is predicated on speed signs with the arch-rival Yankees. One’s gut reaction says this is exactly like the Johnny Damon situation in 2005, but if you put all the emotional muck aside, this is quite different. If over these past three years you […]
The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 to claim the franchise’s eighth World Series crown. But out of all eight of those World Series titles, this one was different. This one stands out. As the Red Sox players hoisted the trophy at Fenway, they finished their ascent from the dregs of Major League […]
Shane Victorino hit a three-run double off the Green Monster during the third inning in Game 6 of the World Series off Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha. Check out the video: Your browser does not support iframes.
Shane Victorino’s grand slam in Game 6 of the ALCS gave the Red Sox a 5-2 lead in the seventh inning. Check out the swing: Your browser does not support iframes.
With one swing of the bat, Shane Victorino turned a 2-1 Tigers lead in Game 6 of the ALCS into a 5-2 lead for the Red Sox with an emphatic grand slam over the Green Monster. With that swing, Victorino earned every bit of the $13 million per season he signed for the previous offseason.
They may be itchy, they may be unruly, but the beards will live to grow another day. The Boston Red Sox will be playing in the American League Championship Series. Shane Victorino drove in the go-ahead run in the 7th inning with an infield hit, Craig Breslow recorded five huge outs in relief of Jake […]
On Sept. 28, 2011, Jonathan Papelbon threw his last pitch as a member of the Boston Red Sox. A 1-1 splitter to the Orioles’ Robert Andino was smacked into left field for a walk off RBI hit to end Boston’s season in a dramatic collapse for the ages. The Red Sox would move on from […]
The Red Sox find themselves atop the American League East after the unofficial first half of the season, so let’s take a look at what’s gone right and what hasn’t for this 2013 team as I present a report card on the five key aspects of the team. Starting Pitching The Red Sox have used […]
One of the biggest additions to the Red Sox offseason was outfielder Shane Victorino. Victorino signed with the Red Sox for three years and $39 million. It was debated whether the Sox hit or missed with the signing, seeing that Victorino has declined in past seasons. As of now, Victorino is batting with a .285 avg with 3 […]
On Friday, the Boston Red Sox made a flurry of moves, sending Ryan Lavarnway down to activate catcher David Ross from the 7-day disabled list, and calling up Jose Iglesias and Alfredo Aceves in response to placing Will Middlebrooks and Shane Victorino to the 15-day disabled list. For Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara, Victorino’s trip […]
The Boston Red Sox are in line to sweep the Cleveland Indians on the road after a 6-3 victory on Wednesday night. The Red Sox have now won five straight and stand 10-4 on the young season. The game started off great as the Red Sox’ first five hitters got on base against Justin Masterson […]
Clay Buchholz pitched 7 strong innings and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of Hiroki Kuroda‘s early exit to beat the New York Yankees, 7-4. According to the Associated Press, the second straight win in the Bronx marks the first 2-0 start for the Red Sox since 1999. For all the doubters who wondered whether […]
About a month ago, ESPN put up an article about the grade of all the moves and different positions that the Boston Red Sox, and every other MLB team, made, and the Red Sox received a B. That’s it a straight-out B. I may be an optimist with this team, but I think this type […]
The Red Sox outfield has the chance to be the heart of the 2013 Red Sox. Led by Jacoby Ellsbury, this group features newcomers Jonny Gomes and Shane Victorino, and possibly new acquisition Mike Carp. Jacoby Ellsbury Show me what you got, pretty boy. Sure, we’ve all gotten drunk and screamed those very words at […]
When the infamous Megadeal took place in August, a new realm of possibilities opened up for the Red Sox going forward. With almost all significant contracts either expiring or dumped onto the Dodgers, Boston essentially had $105 MM to burn…or use responsibly, because that would be cool too. The Red Sox were no longer crippled […]