// Mark Teixeira

Where Will Manny Ramirez Sign?

One of the great things about this offseason is that everything is developing so slowly that you can really get a good chance to speculate on the destinations of players. In this case we’re going to be looking at Manny Ramirez, the very polarizing player, with the agent who sometimes puts out absurd demands for […]

Red Sox Outbid for Mark Teixeira

According to numerous sources, the Red Sox are now out of the bidding for free agent slugger Mark Teixeira. As late as Thursday afternoon, it appeared the Red Sox were finalizing a deal for Teixeira, but overnight things drastically changed. Owner John Henry emailed the Associated Press saying the Sox “are not going to be […]

Red Sox In Lead to Sign Teixeira

ALSO SEE >> Should the Red Sox Sign Mark Teixeira?, Red Sox Hot Stove: Winter Shopping List According to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox are in the lead to sign free agent first baseman Mark Teixeira. A general manager of one of the five teams interested (Angels, Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles, Nationals) […]

Red Sox Hot Stove: Winter Shopping List

While Theo Epstein holds that the Red Sox will not make any moves in what is shaping up to be the quietest winter meetings in years, there are certainly holes to be filled during the offseason.  The Red Sox have already locked up American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia to a multi-year deal and […]

Should the Red Sox Sign Mark Teixeira?

Mark Teixeira is the top target for many teams this off-season. So far, those rumored to be interested include the Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Angels, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles (Check out links for insider rumor) and of course the Red Sox. There’s one key issue for the Red Sox signing the slugging first baseman. Is Mark Teixeira worth it? If you’ve […]

How to Fix the Yankees 2009 Roster

The Yankees have quite a bit of holes to fill this offseason. Simply put their hitting last year was abysmal (partially due to injuries, but also some guys aging) and their starting pitching had so many injuries that they relied much too much on Sidney Ponson. Their fielding has sunk to a really poor level […]

Red Sox Farm Friday: Lars Anderson

Lars Anderson is the reason Mark Teixeira won’t be coming to Boston. Now that I have your attention, I’m not trying to say the Red Sox won’t pursue Teixeira, but doing so creates more problems than it solves. When you have a potential 30-HR bat like Anderson in the minors, its just smart not to […]

John Lackey Says Angels Are the Better Team

It’s understandable that John Lackey was disappointed after losing to the Red Sox again in the ALDS. It’s also understandable that Lackey is angry…but this angry and unreasonable? Are the Angels really better than the Red Sox? How could that be possible after losing the Division Series 3-1? Well…Lackey said it: “We lost to a […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 21 (8-18 – 8-24)

Nelson Cruz Called Up to Play for Rangers Rangers’ OF Nelson Cruz was called up to the majors and will play almost everyday for the rest of the season. In Triple-A, he was absolutely destroying everything he saw with a .342 avg, 37 HR, and 99 RBI. In 96 games last year he hit very […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 18 (7-28 – 8-3)

The trade deadline has come and gone. Several big names such as Jason Bay, Manny Ramirez, and Mark Teixeira have found new homes. I was very happy to see that Pat Burrell was not traded to the Red Sox because now I don’t have to trade him in my leagues (I hate having Sox players). […]

Angels Trade For Mark Teixeira

ESPN’s Jayson Stark is reporting that the Angels have pulled Casey Kotchman from the team’s pre-game warmups at Fenway Park because the 1B has reportedly been traded, along with another prospect, for Atlanta Braves 1B Mark Teixeira. Trade Breakdown Angels Get: 1B Mark Teixeira – The deadline’s biggest offensive prize. Teixeira will help immensely in […]

Youkilis and Hansen for Teixeira?

Introduction Ah, the difficulties of being a GM. Should Theo pick up Manny’s option? Should Theo sign Jason Varitek after the season? For right now, the most pressing concern for the Red Sox is what they will do before the July 31 trade deadline. Should the Red Sox consider trading one of their young arms? […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 9 (5-26 – 6-1)

Two months are in the books, and we are just getting started. The big talk of last week was the call ups of highly-touted prospects Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) and Jay Bruce (Reds). If you were lucky enough to snag Bruce, then you are a happy owner. As for Kershaw owners, odds are you are demanding […]

Players I Targeted

Draft day approaches and you think you have everything planned out. But let’s face it, the only round you have a definitive plan for is round one. Every round after that is made on the fly or every decision is made out of pure panic. So you may be asking yourself: “Pete, you’re a reliable […]