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Week In Review: Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics, Bud Collins

It has been a week to remember in Boston sports. Let’s recap all that happened from Wednesday to Friday. The Patriots released Brandon Lafell and Scott Chandler, opening up some salary cap space to revamp the New England offense. LaFell and Chandler underperformed this year. Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick are most likely looking for […]

Shane Victorino Signs A Minor League Deal with Chicago Cubs

Shane Victorino signed a minor league deal and invitation to the Spring Training with the Chicago Cubs on Friday in the hopes of reviving his career. In the middle of last season the outfielder was traded from the Boston Red Sox  to the Los Angeles Angeles. He saw 98 plate appearance and earned a .242/.292/.286, […]

Pablo Sandoval, More than A Weighty Issue

Pablo Sandoval is the talk of Red Sox Spring Training for arriving to camp overweight. The media that follow the Boston team is abuzz with the news. They are most focused on Sandoval’s inability to control himself after San Francisco Giants color analyst, Mike Krukow, reported to local, California sports talk station KNBR that the […]

Craig Breslow Signs Deal with Miami Marlins

Craig Breslow’s days as Boston Red Sox relief pitcher appear to be over. Breslow has reportedly penned a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins and the opportunity to earn a spot with the major league team. As a Red Sox fan, I am happy to see him gone. I am pleased that Red Sox […]

Fenway Park Grabs Big Air This Week

While Fenway Park staff will be filling trucks with equipment on the streets around the ballpark, inside the park Olympic snowboarders and skiers compete in the Polartec Big Air Fenway on February 11th and 12th. This one-of a-kind extreme sports event features professional extreme sport athletes. They will compete in a variety of competitions including […]

Robbie Ross Jr., Red Sox Agree to 1-Year Contract Worth $1.25 Million

Another day, another salary arbitration hearing avoided. Friday, relief pitcher Robbie Ross Jr. signed a 1-year contract with the Boston Red Sox worth $1.25 million. In addition, Ross may be eligible for a $25,000 performance bonus if he takes the mound 60 times or pitches 60 innings.

Winter Weekend Yields Positive News from Dombrowski on Price, and More

For the second year in a row, the Red Sox franchise’s Winter Weekend allowed fans, players, media, and management to come together and report on their off-season activities. Hanley Ramirez declared he was working on his skills towards what he feels will be an “easy” transition from left field to first base. Since so much […]

Junichi Tazawa Avoids Arbitration, Comes to An Agreement With Sox

Junichi Tazawa and the Boston Red Sox narrowly avoided arbitration, coming to an agreement on Wednesday night. This contract is not guaranteed by the Red Sox. Tazawa stands to make approximately $3.375 million in the 2016 season.

Red Sox to Retire Wade Boggs’ Number… But is it the Right Thing to do?

The Red Sox announced on Monday that they plan to retire former third-baseman Wade Boggs’ number, 26, during the 2016 season. He went on to play for the New York Yankees for four years and ended his career with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999.

In Dave Dombrowski We Trust

Too many cooks spoil the soup. Dave Dombrowski is the only cook we need. He has proven he has the trust of the owners. He has the experience and the proven track record to boot. Most importantly, though, is the trust, something Ben Cherington most likely never really had. As a Red Sox fan, I […]

Doug Flutie Commits to Broadcast Shamrock Series

Doug Flutie confirmed Thursday, as reported by Chad Finn of the Boston Globe, that he will serve as color commentator for the Boston College vs. Notre Dame game to take place at Fenway Park on Saturday. Doug Flutie, whose parents passed away yesterday, has decided that he will call Saturday’s Boston College-Notre Dame game. — […]

Dave Dombrowski Meets with Hanley Ramirez

Dave Dombrowski made a detour on the way to Winter Meetings to meet with Hanley Ramirez in Boca Raton, Florida. Dombrowski hoped to speak to Ramirez about expectations for next season. The Red Sox would like to see Ramirez lose 15 lbs of muscle mass, so he can become a better run producer behind the […]

Fenway Park Featured on Nationals 2016 Calendar

Somebody made a big mistake! The Washington Nationals 2016 calendar features an image of Fenway Park instead of Nationals Park. After much laughter and backlash on the internet, Major League Baseball issued a statement about the calendar which falls under their license.

Ciao Bella! Celtics Open Pre-Season with win in Milan, Italy

The Celtics began their pre-season, exhibition action in Milan, Italy, beating EA7 Emporio Armani Milano 124-91. Now, they will fly to Madrid, Spain for a tilt on Thursday, October 6th at the RealMadreid Barclay’s Center.

Red Sox Season Finale Sees Orsillo’s Last Call, Farrell, Lovullo Announcement

While player performance on the field remained the same, The Red Sox 2015 season came to a close Sunday afternoon with many changes off the field including the departure of NESN announcer Don Orsillo, reinstatement of manager John Farell, and hire of Torey Lovullo to bench coach position.