1. Billy Wagner Likely to Accept Arbitration with Red Sox If Offered

    The agent for relief pitcher Billy Wagner is reporting that his client may reverse his previous position and accept arbitration from the Red Sox, if offered...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 139 reads 1 comments

  2. Red Sox Exercise Option On Martinez, Decline Option On Gonzalez

    As expected, the Red Sox have exercised their 2010 option on C / 1B Victor Martinez while declining their option on SS Alex Gonzalez...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 93 reads 1 comments

  3. Sox Prospects Learning The Game In The AFL

    The Arizona Fall League’s all-star game, called The Rising Stars Classic, was played last night… after an off-day today, the second half of the AFL season will get underway tomorrow...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 156 reads 1 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox Acquire OF Jeremy Hermida as Insurance

    The Red Sox have acquired OF Jeremy Hermida from the Florida Marlins in exchange for minor league left-handers Jose Alvarez and Hunter Jones. Hermida was the Marlins first round pick (11th overall) back in 2002...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  5. ALDS Game Three: Pappy Wears the Goat Horns as Angels Sweep, 7-6

    The Red Sox season came to a stunning end this afternoon in front of 38,704 fans at Fenway Park. Closer Jonathan Papelbon, who had never before allowed a run in post-season play, permitted two ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 4 years ago 147 reads 2 comments

  6. Is Bucknor (Not Buckner) Mad at the Boston Red Sox?

    PHOTO: Like the three “blind” men in Dr. No (see picture, above), umpire C B Bucknor hails from Jamaica…and like the three men in the James Bond movie, Bucknor isn’t really blind—he’s just pretending...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  7. BOS-LAA Game One: Lackey Silences Sox Bats, 5-0

    Jon Lester and John Lackey engaged in a pretty sharp pitchers' duel into the bottom of the fifth inning of Game One last night in Anaheim, CA...

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  8. The Red Sox Philosophy From the Top on Yawkey Way

    Any person employed in a high-profile job will find themselves the subject of intense scrutiny at one time or another...

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  9. Boston-LAA Preview, Part III: Comparison Of 2009 Team Statistics

    An overview of the base-line statistics from the 2009 season show that the Red Sox and the Angels are VERY comparable on paper...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 113 reads 2 comments

  10. Boston-LAA Preview, Part II: Analysis of the Starting Lineups

    Yesterday, I took a look at the combatant’s starting pitching...today we will take a look at their starting nine. The teams scored nearly the same number of runs (LA - 883, 2nd in AL; BOS - 872, 3rd in AL) and had nealry-identical OBPs (BOS - ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 115 reads 2 comments

  11. Boston-LAA Preview, Part I: Analysis Of The Starting Rotations

    The Angels and Red Sox starting rotations were statistically very similar throughout the season...how the starters perform over the next week will go a long way in determining who will advance to the '09 ALCS...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 165 reads 7 comments

  12. Projected Roster For ALDS Against The Angels

    As the Sox look forward to the first round of the playoffs against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, there are a few things that we DO know: 1) According to the NY Daily News, the ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 288 reads 0 comments

  13. Roll Of The Dice Pays Off Handsomely, Boston Red Sox Win, 4-1

    The Red Sox sent Daisuke Matsuzaka to the mound last night hoping to roll a seven, but with the knowledge they might roll snake-eyes...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  14. AL Wild Card Chase: And Down the Stretch They Come…

    With 23 games remaining in the regular season, it appears it is safe to say the Red Sox will not be the AL East Champions in 2009—that title will almost certainly belong to the NY Yankees...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 337 reads 1 comments

  15. Thoughts On Derek Jeter Eclipsing Lou Gehrig

    To say that Derek Jeter passing Lou Gehrig as the NY Yankees all-time hit leader is much ado about nothing would be completely disrespectful…yet, I am left feeling that all of ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 264 reads 1 comments

  16. Daisuke: “I Really Feel Like I Took Some Positive Steps”

    There is no denying one absolute truth: Daisuke Matsuzaka got hammered in the first inning of last night’s rehab start in Manchester, NH...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 121 reads 2 comments

  17. Sox-Jays: Byrd Is the Word As Sox Sweep, 7-0

    At game-time, you may have thought this was one of those games that was destined to go into the loss column. On the mound for the Blue Jays was perennial Cy Young contender Roy Halladay...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  18. Red Sox Farm Action: PawSox Split; Sea Dogs Swept; Salem Sox Triumph

    The Pawtucket Red Sox split a doubleheader against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (NYY) down in Moosic, Pa., on Sunday. The PawSox took the first game, 5-3, but dropped the nightcap, 6-1...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  19. Wakefield Scratched From Next Start

    Red Sox manager Terry Francona has announced that knuckleballer Tim Wakefield has been scratched from his next scheduled start (Tuesday, in Tampa) because his back is once again acting up...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 85 reads 1 comments

  20. Sox Announce Organization's Participants In '09 AFL

    The Red Sox have announced that they will send four players—C Luis Exposito, OF Ryan Kalish, and pitchers Chris Province and Dustin Richardson—to participate in the 2009 Arizona Fall League when play begins in October...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  21. Sox-Yankees: Yankees Bomb Beckett, Take Rubber Game, 8-4

    On Aug. 12, Red Sox ace Josh Beckett led the Red Sox to an 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers, allowing two runs on just three hits, including two solo home runs, in seven innings of work...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  22. Sox-Yankees: Boston Riposte Leaves Burnett Talking To Himself

    In the bottom of the fifth inning, NYY starter A J Burnett was facing David Ortiz. He was ahead in the count, 1-2, when he tried to throw a fastball by the Sox DH on the outer half of the plate...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 114 reads 3 comments

  23. Game 119: Boston's Clay Buchholz Beats Toronto Blue Jays, Roy Halladay, 6-1

    When I spoke to Clay Buchholz a month ago, he told me the key to his season would be getting off to a good start and keeping his composure when things got rough so he could avoid the "big inning...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  24. PawSox Drop Two; Sea Dogs Embarrassed; Salem Rally Falls Short

    The Pawtucket Red Sox hit a new low today. In dropping both ends of a day-night doubleheader at McCoy Stadium, they have lost nine consecutive games (their previous season-high had been eight games)...

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  25. Wakefield Cleared To Pitch, But Report Doesn't Add Up

    During tonight’s broadcast from Toronto, NESN reporter Heidi Whatney reported that Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield has been cleared to pitch and that he is scheduled to make an appearance ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 7 comments