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Blue Jays-Marlins Blockbuster Trade and the Red Sox Future Offseason Tactics

As many of you have heard by now, the Blue Jays have pulled off one of the biggest trades in Major League Baseball history by acquiring RHP Josh Johnson, LHP Mark Buehrle, SS Jose Reyes, Utility man Emilio Bonafacio, and catcher John Buck in exchange for LHP Justin Nicolino, OF Jake Marsnick, SS Adeiny Hechavarria, […]

Red Sox Hire John Farrell as Manager, Trade Mike Aviles to Blue Jays

According to several reports, the Red Sox have hired John Farrell to be their next manager. As compensation, the Red Sox traded infielder Mike Aviles to the Blue Jays, who now have to look for a new manager. Farrell was the Red Sox pitching coach from 2007-2010 before taking the manager job in Toronto. While […]

Beckett Lets One Get Away as Red Sox Fall to Texas

In the rubber game of the three game series with the Texas Rangers, the Red Sox managed to scrap across a few runs and Josh Beckett avoided his recent first inning struggles, yet the team still fell 5-3 after two late Ranger runs broke a 3-3 tie. The loss drops the Sox back below .500 […]

Cody Ross Blasts 3-Run Walk Off Homer in 9th Against White Sox

A day after he crushed a pair of three-run home run bombs over the Green Monster, Cody Ross delivered one more blast, rallying the Sox to a 3-1 walk off win in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox. In the four-game series, Ross was 7-14 with three homers and nine […]

Daniel Bard Awful as Red Sox Fall to Blue Jays, 5-1

The Boston Red Sox could not complete the sweep of the Blue Jays on Sunday in Toronto, instead dropping the series finale by a score of 5-1. Sox starter Daniel Bard got into trouble quickly in the first, walking the first two Jays he faced before giving up a three-run homer to Jose Bautista. A […]

Clay Buchholz Effective, Red Sox Top Blue Jays 7-2

On Friday night the Red Sox opened a three game series in Toronto by defeating the Blue Jays 7-2, pulling the teams into a tie for fourth place in the extremely tight American League East race. The win was led by the top half of the Sox order as well as another stronger outing by […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 7

May’s almost over, and interleague play’s first series is over and done. The Orioles are still contending for the AL crown. The Indians are starting to build some room in their division. The Dodgers continue to dominate the standings. There’s certainly plenty going on, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 5

After another week, there’s been some shifting. The Mets and Braves are opening a bit of space for themselves in the Wildcard race, while the Blue Jays are still trying to maintain their final spot. There’s more competition for the #1 spots, which is sure to make things fun. A few division have entertaining races […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 4

A month into the season, and many teams are holding steady. But there’s still some changes going on. Some lower ranked teams are making some runs to get back into things, while others continue to sputter and be streaky. The DL continues to hoard some big names, which always mixes things up, so let’s look […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 1

The MLB season is now underway, and already there have been plenty of surprises. In particular, the AL East has been turned upside down, again. The Dodgers are good, the Angels are bad, and Boston’s pitching is as useless as last year thus far. And a manager (Ozzie Guillen) is already in scalding water. So […]

Bats are Silent Once Again as Sox Fall to Jays, 3-1

The Boston Red Sox have started the new season almost as poorly as the last. With Wednesday’s 3-1 loss at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays, the Sox will head back to Fenway with a 1-5 record, barely better than last year’s 0-6 opening. Taking the loss was Jon Lester, who pitched the Red […]

Daniel Bard Loses First Major League Start

Despite the fact he had not thrown a pitch all season until Tuesday night, Daniel Bard was definitely among the most-discussed players during the team’s 1-3 start this season. Should he start? Should he close? Well, for now, he’ll be starting, and that’s what he did for the first time in his major league career […]

Red Sox Finally Win! Aceves Nails Down Save in 9th

The Boston Red Sox finally earned their first win of the 2012 season on Monday night, defeating the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-2. Sox starter Felix Doubront pitched five innings, giving up two runs and striking out six, but received the no-decision. Fellow Venezuelan Henderson Alvarez was better, going six deep while giving up just one […]

Blue Jays Rising in the AL East

On Thursday in the Grapefruit League the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in what could be called a meaningless spring training contest, however heads are beginning to turn at the Jays currently hold a 23-5 record. The game was started by Alfredo Aceves for the Sox, who looked solid over the […]

Report: Blue Jays Asked for Clay Buchholz in John Farrell Talks

Blue Jays manager John Farrell, the former Red Sox pitching coach, has long been revered for his baseball mind, he’s attention to detail, and his willingness to take charge of a situation. Many feel the Red Sox starters would not have slipped into such a lazy mentality this season had Farrell been around and not […]