// Mookie Betts

Sox Go 5-2 On Most Recent Road Trip; 4 Game Set in Tampa Upcoming

When ESPN mentioned that the Red Sox would be playing three baseball games in three nights in three different cities, I had to whip out a Red Sox schedule because I could not believe how MLB could pull that one off. Mostly, I felt for the Sox themselves and how they must have been feeling. […]

Are The Sox Hitting Their Stride?

The Boston Red Sox have won 9 of their last 12 games.  With 5 of those wins coming on the road against some of the American league’s best, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Detroit.  This, so far successful road trip is no fluke.  From pitching, to hitting, to defense this Red Sox team is hot right now. […]

Sox Cruise to 6th straight Win

After last night’s 8-1 win over the Orioles, the Red Sox seem to be on fire. This was their 6th straight win and they have now moved into the top spot in the wildcard. They are now only one game behind Toronto for first place in the division. One of the many reasons the Sox […]

Mookie Named AL Player of the Month

On Wednesday Boston’s center fielder Mookie Betts, was named AL Player of the Month for the month of July. Mookie tour up July, posting some pretty impressive stats. He batted .368, hit five home runs, had 15 RBIs, five stolen bases and had a 1.068 OPS. At just 23 years of age Betts is having […]

Two Red Sox Players Considered Serious MVP Candidates

As the baseball season is at the halfway point we start examining players for baseball’s most prestigious award, the Most Valuable Player. Two Red Sox players are considered to be serious contenders in this year’s insanely competitive AL MVP race. Those two players are Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz. However there are many other great players to […]

Red Sox Could Start Four Players at MLB All-Star Game

Last year, the lone representative from the Boston Red Sox at the All-Star Game was Brock Holt. Holt saw little playing time, and the Red Sox were deservedly under-represented. This year however, the Sox seem primed to send four position players to San Diego to take on the NL. This is even more exciting to […]

Sox Take Weekend Series From Mariners

With Friday’s night loss following a series loss to Baltimore it looked like things were getting gloomy in Red Sox nation.  However I feel like this team never feels like they are trending in the wrong direction, they are always looking forward thinking they can and will win the next one. Rick Porcello pitched what […]

Which Sox Players Will Make The All-Star Game?

David Ortiz, Xander Bogaerts, and Jackie Bradley Jr. are among the leaders in the AL all star voting as of Tuesday. Jackie sits comfortably in the number three spot (over 937,000 votes) right behind Mike Trout and Lorenzo Cain. He is expected to be a starter in the All-Star game. Meanwhile Ortiz and Bogaerts both […]

Betts Hits 3 Home Runs; Knocks in 5 RBIs

Anyone watching the Red Sox take on the Orioles last night knew that they were watching an impressive Mookie Betts show-and that was only after the second inning. On the second pitch of the game, Betts sent a 1-0 fastball over the center field wall in Camden Yards. Pedroia added a home run for the […]

Mookie Has Muscles

Mookie Betts can absolutely rake …. in other news water is wet and baseballs are round. It was clear that Betts is a difference maker after he was a 4.8-win player in his rookie season, where he hit .291/.341/.479 with 10 DRS in centerfield. So putting him atop the Red Sox lineup again in 2016 […]

The Yankees Lost, Ellsbury Got Benched, and I’m Still Giddy

It almost made this season entirely worth it. Another year out of the playoff race by August (and that’s optimistic), another last place finish, and one American League Wild Card game nearly undid all the futility of the 2015 season – and the Red Sox were already home hitting the links. Such is my hatred […]

Three Red Sox Strengths

Now that the offseason is officially upon us a month sooner than most fans would like, the time has come to take stock of the Red Sox organization, see just where they stand, and try to figure out how they will proceed going into and through the offseason. Since there is always a give/take, ying/yang, […]

The Good, The Bad, The Joe Kelly

When the Red Sox decided to shut Joe Kelly down for the remainder of 2015, it ended a roller coaster year for the hard-throwing right-hander. This season has included a lot of failure, and a decent amount of success for Kelly, especially recently. Kelly’s past eight starts have been encouraging, and provide some hope for […]

Hanley Moving to First! Red Sox Defense is Saved!

There is a noticeable difference between a disappointment and a disaster. Dustin Pedroia missing almost half of a season’s worth of games due to injury is a disappointment; Hanley Ramirez playing Left Field is a disaster. In fact, Hanley playing just about any position is a disaster, and he is effectively a Designated Hitter at […]

Rusney Castillo’s Open Audition

Since the Red Sox have been unofficially eliminated from 2015 playoff contention, they have admitted to using the balance of the season to evaluate the roster’s potential for 2016 and better inform the team’s offseason strategy. One of the most interesting roster auditions is in Right Field, where the team hopes Rusney Castillo can play […]