1. John Lackey and the Top 10 Red Sox Pitching Performances of the Last 30 Years

    In anticipation of the start of the World Series , I was talking to a friend about the respective pitching staffs of the Red Sox and Cardinals , and whether we can expect Boston ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 1 year ago 844 reads 1 comments

  2. 2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 10 Third Basemen

    The population of third basemen in Major League Baseball is talented and getting increasingly young, and with the promotion of Manny Machado and impending ascension of top prospects ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 2 years ago 4,913 reads 0 comments

  3. 2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 10 Second Basemen

    Ten years ago, second base was a position where fantasy owners could find a handful of impact players, most notably Alfonso Soriano, Jeff Kent and Bret Boone...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 2 years ago 8,696 reads 3 comments

  4. 2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 10 First Basemen

    It is arguable that first base is the deepest position in fantasy baseball headed into the 2013 regular season...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 2 years ago 9,271 reads 83 comments

  5. 2013 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Top 10 Catchers

    Over the years, many fantasy baseball aficionados viewed the catching position as one that could largely be ignored in auctions and drafts...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 2 years ago 6,649 reads 12 comments

  6. Why the Boston Red Sox Won't Be Substantially Better in 2013

    On two separate occasions this week, I suffered through articles on Boston.com in which the author declared that the 2013 edition of the Red Sox will be 'better than the current consensus projection' being bandied about by baseball pundits...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 2 years ago 904 reads 9 comments

  7. 2012 Fantasy Football Draft: Round-by-Round Analysis

    This evening my fantasy football league here in New Hampshire held its annual draft. I spent the last few weeks analyzing stats, scouring the news services and participating in mock drafts...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 2 years ago 3,889 reads 0 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Problems Started Long Ago, Blame Should Be Shared

    Most people have (finally) come to the realization that the Boston Red Sox organization has lost its way, but the truth is that the ownership and front office lost its way long ago, and it is only now that people are recognizing it...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 2 years ago 1,180 reads 7 comments

  9. Why the Red Sox Need to Part Company with Terry Francona

    According to published reports, the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona will agree to part company this morning after an eight-year marriage that brought the franchise a pair of World Series championships—their first titles since 1918...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 351 reads 3 comments

  10. Troubling Insights into the Mind of Red Sox 1B Adrian Gonzalez

    Boston Globe columnist Peter Abraham posted an interesting article on Boston.com yesterday morning on the subject of accountability...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 1,486 reads 16 comments

  11. The Top 10 Reasons For The Red Sox EPIC September Collapse

    Pundits across the baseball universe are characterizing the twin September collapses by the Red Sox and Atlanta Braves as the worst choke jobs in the history of Major League Baseball, ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 975 reads 8 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox Legend Ted Williams To Be Honored by USPS with Postage Stamp

    Red Sox Hall of Famer Ted Williams was larger than life and possessed the stuff of legend. He was both a baseball hero and a war hero, serving as a naval aviator (USMC pilot) during WWII (1942-46) and the Korean War (1952-53)...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  13. Josh Reddick Interview: Sox OF Making the Most of His Major Opportunity

    Red Sox outfielder Josh Reddick hails from Effingham County, Ga., which is located 20 miles north of the beautiful, antebellum city of Savannah. I met him a few years ago in Manchester, N...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 1,339 reads 4 comments

  14. Red Sox Getting Healthy As Dog Days Of August Start To Heat Up

    For the second consecitive year, the Red Sox have had to endure more than their fair share of injuries...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia Honored with MLB's Player of the Month

    Earlier today, the MLB Network formally announced what every member of Boston Red Sox Nation already knew: Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was the American League Player of the Month for July...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 236 reads 1 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox RHP Clay Buchholz Could Return Before End of 2011 Season

    The rumors of Boston Red Sox RHP Clay Buchholz ’ demise were greatly exaggerated…or at least very premature...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox: Erik Bedard To Debut Thursday, Club To Use 6-Man Rotation

    Newly-acquired left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard will make his Red Sox debut Thursday night in the series finale against Cleveland ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 168 reads 1 comments

  18. Clay Buchholz Has Stress Fracture in Back, Fate To Be Disclosed by Tuesday

    As has been speculated here in recent days, Boston Red Sox right-handed pitcher Clay Buchholz has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back, according to ESPN Boston...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  19. Red Sox Absolutely Must Acquire a Starting Pitcher Before Trade Deadline

    Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz hasn’t pitched since June 16th, when he was pulled from his start in Tampa after allowing one run over five innings...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 416 reads 9 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox Extend Lead on Yankees, Francona Registers 1,000th Career Win

    When closer Jonathan Papelbon struck out Mariners second baseman Dustin Ackley last night, the Red Sox registered their 61st win of the season, and in the process extended their lead over the New York Yankees to three games...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 179 reads 1 comments

  21. Red Sox's Crawford Will Return Tomorrow; Reddick Should Displace Drew In RF

    Left fielder Carl Crawford is scheduled to rejoin the Red Sox lineup for the start of the upcoming series in Baltimore , so the question that confronts the front office is: What ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 685 reads 3 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: Idiocy Abounds on Yawkey Way as June Comes to an End

    It appears manager Terry Francona is set to start David Ortiz at first base tonight so that he can get some ABs against Philadelphia rookie right-hander Vance Worley. Tito says he doesn’t want to keep Big Papi rotting on the bench for five more games...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 260 reads 7 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox End-of-May Report Card, Part II: The Hitters

    After struggling through a brutal month of April, the Red Sox began playing up to their potential during the month of May, going 19-10 and temporarily pulling into first place before slumping as the month came to a close...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 533 reads 6 comments

  24. Red Sox End-Of-May Report Card, Part I: The Pitching Staff

    After struggling through a brutal month of April, the Red Sox began playing up to their potential during the month of May, going 19-10 and temporarily pulling into first place before slumping as the month came to a close...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 307 reads 1 comments

  25. Daisuke Matsuzaka Surgery: Boston Red Sox Career Hangs in the Balance

    Red Sox RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka and team officials will meet tomorrow to discuss the pitcher’s options with respect to his injured right elbow...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 373 reads 1 comments