Well, that was fast. The BoSox aren’t waiting for Manfred to drop the hammer. They’ve given Cora the ax. The announcement — like US foreign policy — came on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RedSox/status/1217241351517065216?s=20 I definitely believe the split was mutual. Uh huh. In case you were worried about Bostonians moving on, the Boston Herald weighs in:…… Continue reading He Gone
The Red Sox starter will be missing some time after suffering a shoulder injury.
I’m sure it’s no surprise to any intelligent follower of baseball on Planet Earth, but the Yankee player that fans most love to hate … Will retire after next season when his current contract runs out. So, does A-Rod have chances at more milestones? Let’s look at his career on B-Ref. He’s 28 HRs behind…… Continue reading An afternoon social coffee with … guess who?
I saw Peter Gammons Tweet this article from the Providence Journal: Red Sox Blunt About Early Defensive Issues. I attended a Red Sox game on Friday and noticed the Sox appeared to have some defensive issues. Manager John Farrell had this to say: “[Defense] is a discussion point right now. We know that we’re capable of…… Continue reading Bahstahn Has Wicked Prahblems at the Haht Cahnah
Proving again the adage that warped minds think alike, I have begun my spring training tour.
PECOTA hates your team except mine.
I waited for a few days to write this piece because I wanted to process my thoughts and feelings. As most of you are aware, I am a Rays fan but I do try to be objective in my analysis. I may not always succeed, but I try. I have no doubt many of you…… Continue reading Ruminations on the Chapman Trade
You guys love talking politics. I have been avoiding all talk of the 2016 election because it’s NEXT YEAR and when you feed the never-ending campaign machine by paying attention to it, the media keeps inundating you with it. The only way to shorten elections is to refuse to participate in them until an acceptable time…… Continue reading Random Baseball Conversation
The Boston Globe is reporting that the Red Sox and David Price have agreed to a 7 year deal worth 217 million, which averages out to 31 million per season for you math nerds out there. The deal is the largest ever for a pitcher. Price spent a calendar year with the Tigers, going 13-8…… Continue reading Red Sox, Price agree to 7 Year Deal
It would appear that the Red Sox and Chris Young have come to an agreement on a multi-year contract today. The 32 year old outfielder had a decent year last year with the Yankees with a slash line of .252/.320/.453 and 7 home runs. Most of his production at this point comes against left handed…… Continue reading Red Sox Sign Chris Young
This could be the final go for the controversial Boston slugger
It’s Silver Surfer Time in Fenway.
I just don’t even know where to start with this one. Can anyone recall a GM dropping all the way down to first base coach? Is this move really worth it for the Red Sox? Is Amaro qualified at all for this position? I mean I guess at first you don’t have to worry about…… Continue reading Red Sox Hire Ruben Amaro Jr. As First Base Coach
Last call in the clubhouse?
Is Sandoval’s weight an issue? Or is the Boston Media