// Felix Hernandez

What Could Have Been: The 2015 Red Sox

Coming into the 2015 baseball season, the Boston Red Sox were expected to have a potent offense, especially with the new additions of Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. Mike Napoli, who underwent offseason surgery to repair a sleep apnea problem, tore the cover off the ball in spring training by batting .400 with a team […]

One Mo’ Time: Rivera Sets Up AL Victory at All-Star Game in New York

If the Boston Red Sox reach the 2013 World Series, Game 1 will be played at Fenway Park. The American League won home field advantage in the Fall Classic with a 3-0 victory over the National League at Citi Field on Tuesday night. The low-scoring game was filled with good defense and better pitching, and […]

King Felix Dominates Red Sox; Mariners Walk Off in 9th

If there was any doubt at all that Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez will make a strong push for his second career Cy Young award in 2012, the pitcher certainly made a statement on Thursday night against the Red Sox. The Boston batters found themselves helpless as King Felix pitched nine innings, threw 128 pitches […]

Sox Come up Short in Seattle

For the second straight night the Red Sox rallied from a large first inning deficit, but this time the rally wasn’t enough, as the Sox fell to the Mariners 5-4 at Safeco Field. In his worst start of the season, Josh Beckett gave up five runs in just five innings and dropped to 9-5 on […]

Lackey Continues to Rebound in 7-4 Win Against Seattle

They’re hardly an intimidating opposing lineup, especially with perennial all-star Ichiro Suzuki having a sub-par season, and yet John Lackey has to feel good about his game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. He pitched seven innings allowing just one run and no walks, while out-pitching one of the best pitchers in baseball in […]

Crawford’s Walk-Off Single Helps Red Sox Avoid Sweep

Well it’s official, the Red Sox having a winning record (in the month of May). After a sub-par first month of the season, the Red Sox have gotten off on the right foot to start May. On Sunday afternoon, Carl Crawford hit the walk-off single to score Jed Lowrie from third base to give Boston […]

Clay Buchholz for Cy Young Award?

Clay Buchholz is used to having his name thrown around; over the past few years the right-hander has constantly been brought up in countless trade rumors. This year, his name is being brought up in a different conversation entirely: Cy Young candidates. It’s been a triumphant season for the 26-year old, as he has finally […]

Red Sox Split Rainy Doubleheader With Mariners

With all the rain over the past few days, no one can accuse the Red Sox of not making visiting teams welcome: the teams were ensured rain worthy of Seattle, including a rain-out induced doubleheader. Still several games back of both the Yankees and Rays, the Red Sox need to win every game they can. […]

Red Sox Need Big Bat this Offseason

After such a difficult elimination in the first round of the 2009 American League Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels, many people are looking for a reason as to why the Red Sox lost, and what they can do to fix the problem. Analysts have come out and said that Jonathan Papelbon has to […]

Sox Strong Play for Felix Not Strong Enough

2002 Cleveland trades Bartolo Colon to Montreal for Cliff Lee, Grady Sizemore and Brandon Phillips 2008 Baltimore trades Erik Bedard to Seattle for Adam Jones, Chris Tillman, George Sherrill and two other minor league pitchers 2009? Seattle trades Felix Hernandez to Boston for pitchers Clay Buchholz, Daniel Bard, Michael Bowden, Nick Hagadone and OF Josh […]

Hernandez, Mariners Open Final Homestand Before All-Star Break

The Red Sox continue to be hot and are holding off the surging Yankees in the division race.  The Red Sox have won seven series in a row, though the last five were against teams considered to not be contenders and have Seattle, Oakland, and Kansas City, and their combined .455 winning percentage, at home to end […]

TGIF: 2009 BABIP Leaders and Losers (Pitchers)

Last week, I touched upon the hitters in baseball who were benefiting and the hitters who were suffering as a result of Batting Average on Balls In Play (BABIP). As a matter of fact, click right here to read all about it. It’s ok, I will wait a few minutes. You done? Great! Now it is time to […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 11 (6-15 – 6-21)

I’m going to take this time to be awesome. I usually wait until the end of the “Wrap-Up” to report on the Sports of Boston baseball league, but I recently took over first place. My favorite part about the situation is that I have Jose Reyes, Joey Votto, and Erik Bedard on the DL. I […]

View from the Monster 6-9

The week for the Red Sox began with a home series against division leading Tampa Bay with the team’s nine-game home win streak on the line.  Like the other two times these teams have played in 2008, the home team swept the series (now twice for Boston; once for Tampa).  The Red Sox offense was back […]