1. Boston Red Sox: Alfredo Aceves, Tim Wakefield Have Been Up to the Task

    Amid all of the furor of heightened expectations leading up to the 2011 season, the BIG question that surrounded the Red Sox was how the No. 4 and No. 5 starters would perform...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 391 reads 8 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Enjoy a Little Afternoon Delight During Midwestern Swing

    Afternoon baseball. Back in the day, when baseball was still America's pastime, afternoon baseball was the rule, not the exception...

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  3. Red Sox Resolve Lackey Dilemma (At Least For Now), Place Righty On Disabled List

    Last Thursday, I wrote that the Red Sox needed to do something about the conundrum that John Lackey ’s struggles have created for the club, both on the field and in the front office...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 986 reads 1 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox Front Office Must Confront the John Lackey Dilemma

    More than a dozen years ago, I struggled as my first marriage was disintegrating. While I had always prided myself on being able to separate my personal life and my professional life, I suddenly found myself unable to do so...

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  5. Boston Red Sox Performance During the Last Three Days Was Truly Exceptional

    As game time approached on Sunday, we learned from the NESN broadcast that Angels RHP Jered Weaver had been scratched from his start in Tampa, FL, due to a bout of intestinal flu...

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  6. Red Sox Report Card on May 1: For Many Players, It Can Only Get Better

    So, April is finally (mercifully) done. Overall, it was a disappointing month that started with 100-win potential and aspirations of a world championship and ended with an 11-14 ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 1,154 reads 2 comments

  7. Daisuke Matsuzaka Rolls Snake Eyes as Red Sox Roll over Angels, 5-0

    They say good starting pitching is contagious. After starting the year with a record of 2-5 and a cumulative ERA of 7.24 in the first 10 games, the members of the rotation have gone 6-2, with an extraordinary ERA of 1...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 683 reads 7 comments

  8. Red Sox Pitchers In The Midst Of An Historic Stretch Of MLB Dominance

    The Red Sox consecutive-game streak was broken Thursday night, but the Red Sox got right back to work last night as staff ace Jon Lester started a new one...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 1,179 reads 4 comments

  9. Adrian Gonzalez: At Long Last, Gonzalez and Boston Red Sox Finalize 7-Year Extension

    The Red Sox and 1B Adrian Gonzalez have finalized a seven-year, $154 million contract extension. The highly-anticipated agreement, which has been speculated on for the last ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 487 reads 8 comments

  10. MLB Releases 2011 Draft Order: Boston Red Sox Have 4 of the First 40 Picks

    Major League Baseball formally released the draft order for this June’s draft this afternoon. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the first pick overall, followed by the Seattle ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 3 years ago 29 reads 2 comments

  11. Josh Beckett's Outing Against Yankees Provides Encouragement and Hope

    It was truly unexpected. If anyone tells you they "expected" Josh Beckett to give the Red Sox the kind of performance he gave them against the New York Yankees Monday night, ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 127 reads 2 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox 2011: Poor Start the Result of Lack of Discipline, Poor Execution

    The Boston Red Sox put forth an embarrassing effort last night and, in the process, saw their record fall to 0-5, making it just the sixth time in the franchise’s history that a Red Sox team has started with as many as five consecutive losses...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Remain Winless as They Struggle Against Cleveland Indians

    After spending six weeks in the warmth of south Florida , the Boston Red Sox moved deep into the heart of Texas over the weekend, where they enjoyed 80-degree weather at game time on Sunday...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 251 reads 2 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox in Cleveland After a Lost Weekend in Texas

    A mere four days ago, Red Sox Nation was bursting at the seams with anticipation as the new baseball season was about to get underway in Arlington, Texas...

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  15. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: Boston Red Sox

    Boston Red Sox (2010 record: 89-73) The 2010 edition of the Boston Red Sox was a very good ball club. Entering the season, it appeared they would have an extraordinary pitching staff but a questionable offense...

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  16. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL East, New York Yankees

    New York Yankees (2010 record: 95-67) The Yankees entered the offseason expecting to sign LHP Cliff Lee to a lucrative deal, but a funny thing happened on the way to the ballpark—the ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 368 reads 9 comments

  17. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL East - Tampa Bay Rays

    Tampa Bay Rays (2010 record: 96-66) Everyone thinks the Rays will take a significant step backwards in 2011, but I am not so sure those people are right...

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  18. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL East – Toronto Blue Jays

    Toronto Blue Jays (2010 record: 85-77) The Blue Jays had the busiest off-season of any team in Major League Baseball...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 752 reads 1 comments

  19. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL East - Baltimore Orioles

    Baltimore Orioles (2010 record: 66-96) Two words: Buck Showalter. His hiring meant instant credibility for a moribund franchise...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 415 reads 12 comments

  20. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL Central: Chicago White Sox

    Chicago White Sox (2010 record: 88-74) The White Sox won 88 games last season and still didn’t get a sniff of the division title due to the success of the Minnesota Twins ...

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  21. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL Central — Minnesota Twins

    The Minnesota Twins are coming off back-to-back AL Central Division championships. They are looking to become the first club to win the division title in three consecutive years since they pulled off the feat in the 2002-04 seasons...

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  22. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL Central—Detroit Tigers

    Detroit Tigers (2010 Record: 81-81) The Detroit Tigers finished the 2009 season tied for first place in the AL Central (86-76) after having relinquished a seven-game lead to the Minnesota Twins during the last four weeks of the season...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 424 reads 1 comments

  23. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL Central – Kansas City Royals

    Kansas City Royals (2010 record: 67-95) Kansas City is one more year away from beginning their slow, inexorable climb up the standings...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 495 reads 3 comments

  24. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL Central - Cleveland Indians

    Cleveland Indians (2010 record: 69-93) If there is little reason to buy a ticket in Houston , there is even less reason to buy a ticket in Cleveland ...

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  25. 2011 MLB Preseason Preview: AL West - Texas Rangers

    Texas Rangers (2010 record: 90-72) The Texas Rangers won their first American League pennant, but eventually lost the World Series to the San Francisco Giants ...

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