1. Should We Be Disturbed By Tim Wakefield's Interview in the Herald?

    I must admit that I was somewhat disappointed to read several of the remarks Tim Wakefield made in an interview that was published in today’s edition of the Boston Herald ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 681 reads 6 comments

  2. AL East Contenders: A Preview of the Lineups for 2010

    This is the third installment of my three-part series previewing the primary contenders for the AL East crown in 2010: the Red Sox, Yankees and Rays. Today, I’m previewing the lineups. Previously I examined the team’s starting rotations and bullpens...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 727 reads 19 comments

  3. The Bullpens for the AL East Contenders in 2010

    This is the second installment of my three-part series previewing the primary contenders for the AL East crown in 2010: the Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays. Today, I examine the bullpens...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 546 reads 5 comments

  4. The Starting Rotations For The AL East Contenders In 2010

    This is the first installment of my three-part series previewing the contenders in the AL East for 2010: the Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 577 reads 14 comments

  5. Mark McGwire Interview Demonstrates He's Missing the Mark

    (Above: We now know it was more than milk that powered Big Mac to his prodigious home run totals) In the late-1980s, I set up tables at a lot of baseball card shows and, as a result, I met a ...

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  6. Was Dice-K Really Injured, Or Is He Just Making Excuses?

    (Above) RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka addressed the media at MerchantsAuto.com Stadium, in Manchester, NH, after a rehab start against the Fisher Cats last July...

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  7. Free Agent Shopping Spree Continues As Red Sox Reach Accord with Beltre

    According to multiple published reports, including an mlb.com report published on the team’s website, the Red Sox have reached a tentative agreement with third baseman Adrian Beltre on a one-year, $9 million contract...

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  8. The Red Sox Top 20 Games From 2000-09 (Part II)

    As with the rest of the articles in this series, I started out intending to list the Top 10 games of the last decade; but then realized I would have to leave too many great games off the list if I limited it to just 10 games...

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  9. The Red Sox Top 20 Games From 2000-09 (Part I)

    As with the rest of the articles in this series, I started out intending to list the Top Ten games of the last decade; but then realized I would have to leave too many great games off the list if I limited it to just ten games...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 491 reads 1 comments

  10. The Decade in Review: The Red Sox All-Decade Team, 2000-09

    As the old decade ends and a new one begins, let’s take a look back at the Red Sox “All-Decade Team” from 2000-09…in all cases, the choice was really pretty obvious...

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  11. Boston Red Sox: Ten Defining Developments From 2000-09

    The decade began and ended with the New York Yankees atop the baseball universe, having beat the cross-town Mets in the Subway Series (in 2000) and the Philadelphia Phillies this season. In between, it is arguable the decade belonged to the Boston Red Sox

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  12. The Top 10 Red Sox Single-Season Performances From 2000-09

    With the decade coming to an end tomorrow at midnight, let’s take a look back at the Boston Red Sox top 10 individual seasons from 2000-2009:   No 10: Tie—Championship Performances Curt Schilling, 2004 Schilling went 21-6, with a 3...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 8 reads 3 comments

  13. Jason Bay Reportedly Bound For Flushing

    Ironic, isn’t it? In agreeing to a deal with the NY Mets, former Red Sox OF Jason Bay may be flushing his career right down the toilet...

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  14. CBT Analysis: Can Red Sox Afford to Sign Bay or Holliday?

    Over the last several days, there has been a lot of speculation that the Red Sox's recent shopping spree may not be done...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 426 reads 5 comments

  15. Jacoby Ellsbury: The Limitations Of Defensive Metrics

    During the course of the last week-to-ten-days, Red Sox Nation has been deluged by a succession of articles detailing Jacoby Ellsbury’s defensive inadequacies in center field...

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  16. Mike Lowell Needs Thumb Surgery, Trade with Texas Called Off

    Okay Theo, now what? I have been an unabashed fan and supporter of the Red Sox General Manager since his assumption of the reigns of the Red Sox organization...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  17. Boston Introduce Mike Cameron, John Lackey to Red Sox Nation

    The Red Sox unveiled $98 million worth of investments today at Fenway Park. This morning they introduced their new $15.5 million outfielder, Mike Cameron (above). Two hours later, they presented RHP John Lackey, who will make $82...

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  18. With John Lackey Signing, Red Sox Nation Sees Its Christmas Wishes Answered

    The Boston Red Sox hosted its annual “Christmas At Fenway” event over the weekend, but as far as Red Sox Nation is concerned, Christmas arrived at Fenway Park today...

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  19. Casey Kelly Advises Boston Red Sox He Will Pitch: Drafts Paying Dividends

    When he was first hired as Red Sox GM, Theo Epstein inherited a largely barren minor league system. One of his first priorities was to create an immediate infusion of talent at the upper levels of the farm system...

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  20. Marco Scutaro, Boston Red Sox Agree to Two-Year Contract: So, What's Next?

    The Red Sox shortstop saga appears to be at an end. According to reports, the club and free agent shortstop Marco Scutaro have reached agreement on a two-year contract, pending a physical...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 451 reads 1 comments

  21. A-Gon Gone…Bound For North Of The Border

    Shortstop Alex Gonzalez has decided not to wait any longer while the Red Sox try to make up their mind… he has reportedly signed a one-year, $2.75 million dollar deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, with a team option for 2011 ($2...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  22. Looking Forward to the Holidays in Boston, Not a Holliday or a Halladay!

    I do not share the current fascination with acquiring Adrian Gonzalez or Roy Halladay, or for signing free agent Matt Holliday for that matter...

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  23. Understanding the MLB's Free Agent Compensation

    The free agency period is now upon us, so we have been hearing lots of talk about Type-A and Type-B free agents and draft pick compensation…and the discussion leaves some people wondering what is all means...

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  24. Will Decision By Cuban Defector Diminish Red Sox Chances of Signing Him?

    If you have never heard of Aroldis Chapman, or if you have only heard dribs and drabs about him, then you had better get ready—because over the course of the next few weeks and months you are going to hear an awful lot about him...

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  25. Yaz a BIG Hit With Fans at Personal Appearance in Woburn

    Anxious fans congregated on the third floor of the Boston-Woburn Hilton early on Saturday morning in anticipation of meeting one of the true heroes of Boston sports...

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