// Erik Bedard

Red Sox Acquire Erik Bedard in Three-Team Deal

Right at MLB’s trade deadline, the Boston Red Sox added another starting pitcher to their rotation by trading for lefty Erik Bedard. This trade comes less than a day after a deal to acquire for Oakland’s Rich Harden fell through. Trade Details Red Sox get: starter Erik Bedard, reliever Josh Fields (both from Mariners) Mariners get: outfielder Trayvon […]

Red Sox Trade Targets: Ubaldo Jimenez & Erik Bedard

No matter what a team looks like at the start of the season, the mantra that you can never have enough pitching seems to hold true. With Clay Buchholz still sidelined with a back injury, Daisuke Matsuzaka done for the season, and John Lackey still doing his disappearing act on the mound, the Red Sox […]

Red Sox Hot Stove 2009 Preview

Five years and two days ago, the Red Sox ended an 86-year World Series drought. Today they are 18 days removed from being swept by the Angels in the ALDS. This will be a big offseason for the Red Sox because they have some glaring holes they need to fill. The team needs to acquire […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 9 (6-1 – 6-7)

Yay! Zack Greinke finally had his first bad start of the season in a 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays. I can now finally re-name the “Best Pitchers” section of the Wrap-Up. Greinke struggled last Friday against the Blue Jays by giving up five earned runs in five innings of work to raise his ERA […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 1 (4-5 – 4-12)

Welcome to the 2009 season! Let me guess: You are already freaking out and making rash decisions. No, no, no. You are talking trash to every member in your league and demanding a plaque with your name on it. Then there is my personal favorite where you are in first place, but are just waiting […]

The First Week of Baseball

While nothing happened in the first week of baseball that was quite at the level of excitement of Boston University’s win of the NCAA hockey championship, there was some exciting action, but also a reminder of how short life can be. Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart made just his fourth major league start and later that night was killed […]

J.D. Drew Stays Hot as Sox Take Series Against M’s

Of course, after the first two games that saw the Red Sox and Mariners pick up blowout wins, there would be a pitcher’s duel in the series finale. Pitching for the Red Sox was rookie Justin Masterson, who was going for his third win against zero losses. Opposing him was lefty Erik Bedard, who has […]

Sox Bats Sleep Against Mariners Again

Tim Wakefield pitched an absolute gem and gave the Red Sox every chance to win this game. But, in accordance with their previous road games, the Sox bats fell asleep and were shutout 1-0 by Erik Bedard and the Mariners. Wake went the full eight innings in the loss, allowing one run (a Yuniesky Betancourt […]

Baseball: Pick-Ups and Drop-Offs

A short segment on fantasy baseball players to look for, either during your draft or in the current free agent pool. Depending on your own league settings, you might want to look deeper into the stats and see what secret sexy baseball Casanova you can find. Don’t get too charmed by speed: a guy who […]

AL East Fantasy Preview: Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore has taken a bold step in the direction of the franchise and have decided to rebuild their team. Baltimore traded two of its biggest names in SS Miguel Tejada and ace pitcher Erik Bedard. Bedard stayed in the AL by being traded to Seattle and Tejada made the jump to the NL with the Houston […]

Fantasy Baseball Big Board: Top 50 Update

Official Fantasy Baseball Big Board (12) Johan Santana, Min, SP: (UP) The move to the Mets is the best move for Johan. Must be assumed to be the #1 fantasy pitcher. (28) Erik Bedard, Bal, SP: Bedard to Seattle like everyone predicted. So no move up the ranks because of NL. Possible Cy Young guy […]

Miguel Tejada out of the East, Headed to the Astros

Today Miguel Tejada was dealt from the Baltimore Orioles to the Houston Astros for 5 prospects. Including outfielder Luke Scott, pitchers Matt Albers, Troy Patton and Dennis Sarfate, and third-base prospect Michael Costanzo. Tejada hit .296 with 18 home runs and 81 RBIs this season This is good news for the AL East. As every […]

Tavarez vs Liz: Sox vs O’s

Wakefield walking alone to the mound. Wakefield was going for a major league best 17th win until he pulled up with a sore back tonight. Wakefield has posted a decision in every one of his 26 starts this year. He is the 8th pitcher since 1957 to record a decision in his first 26 starts […]