1. Fantasy Baseball Outlook: Top 5 Third Base Prospects for 2011

    In articles like this, websites typically give readers a list of the best overall prospects at any given position, but the intention here is to focus on just those prospects who are ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 2,265 reads 9 comments

  2. 2011 MLB Power Rankings: The Ides of January Edition (Part I, No. 21 - No. 30)

    With most of the top free agents now signed and teams starting to take shape as we approach spring training, I thought I would share my pre-preseason pespective on the relative strengths (and weaknesses) of all 30 major league teams...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 294 reads 0 comments

  3. NY Yankees: Desperate Front Office Adds Rafael Soriano To Already-Solid 'Pen

    The New York Yankees have have had a rough offseason thus far. It began with an all too public dispute with free agent SS Derek Jeter, who eventually re-signed with the team, ...

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

  4. Fantasy Baseball: Projecting Red Sox 1B Adrian Gonzalez at Fenway Park

    Now that Adrian Gonzalez will be calling Fenway Park home instead of Petco Park, we have to wonder what we can expect from him this year (and in the future) in terms of fantasy production...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 1,481 reads 0 comments

  5. Red Sox Notebook: Questions Abound as Rich Gedman Named Hitting Coach at Lowell

    Former Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman, a native of Worcester, has been named the hitting coach for the (Single-A, Short-Season) Lowell Spinners of the New York–Penn League...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 807 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball Outlook: Top 5 2B Prospects For 2011

    In articles like this, many websites provide readers with the best overall prospects at any given position, but the intention here is to focus on those prospects that are most likely ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 1,124 reads 1 comments

  7. Remembering Tony Conigliaro (1945 - 1990)

    Anthony Richard ("Tony") Conigliaro was born in Revere, Massachusetts, on January 7th back in 1945. After graduating from St. Mary's High School (in Lynn, MA) in 1962, he was signed by the Red Sox at the tender age of seventeen...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 341 reads 4 comments

  8. Adrian Beltre Signs With The Rangers… And The Red Sox Keep Getting Richer

    As the 2010 season unfolded, the Red Sox front office declared it was interested in re-signing soon-to-be-free-agents Adrian Beltre and Victor Martinez...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 1,871 reads 4 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball: Braves' Freddie Freeman Headlines Top 5 1B Prospects For 2011

    In articles like this, many websites will provide readers with the best overall prospects at any given position, but the intention here is to focus on those prospects that are likely ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about over 3 years ago 2,026 reads 5 comments

  10. Bobby Jenks' Arrival May Not End Jonathan Papelbon's Tenure with Boston Red Sox

    Don’t believe what you have read about Bobby Jenks over the last couple of years—the former ChiSox closer has not lost his stuff...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 769 reads 5 comments

  11. The Red Sox On-Deck Circle: Relief Pitching and a Catcher

    The Red Sox needed to do something dramatic this offseason to stop their slide in the AL East and to stem the growing disinterest of those folks who call themselves members of Red ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 557 reads 0 comments

  12. Carl Crawford Agrees to $142 Million Deal with Red Sox, Now Favorites in AL East

    The Red Sox suffered a plethora of injuries last season and missed the playoffs. Attendance slumped and advertising dollars dried up...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: With Gonzalez Deal Done, What's Next on Front Office's Agenda?

    As soon as GM Theo Epstein & Company completed the trade to acquire Adrian Gonzalez, and long before they boarded a plane for Florida to attend the MLB Winter Meetings, their collective attention immediately turned to other priorities...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 788 reads 1 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Adrian Gonzalez Deal Doesn't Add Up

    If you have read my website ( www.sox1fan.com ) over the last several years you know that I have an infinite amount of respect for Red Sox GM Theo Epstein...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 1,039 reads 5 comments

  15. Adrian Gonzalez Passes Boston Red Sox Physical, Working To Finalize Extension

    Adrian Gonzalez went a thorough physical at Massachusetts General Hospital today. While the organization has not officially commented on the results, a team official (speaking on the condition of anonymity) said he passed...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 263 reads 1 comments

  16. Adrian Gonzalez: Reports Say Red Sox, Padres Have Agreed On Deal for 1B

    The Boston Globe and other sources are reporting that the Red Sox and San Diego Padres have agreed on a deal that will bring slugger Adrian Gonzalez to Boston in exchange for three minor leaguers...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox May Be Close to Acquiring Padres 1B Adrian Gonzalez

    The Red Sox may finally be on the verge of acquiring the bat that is the apple of GM Theo Epstein’s eye…and that bat doesn’t belong to either of the free agent ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 777 reads 4 comments

  18. Adrian Beltre: 'If Everything (Is) Close To the Same, I'll Go Back To Boston'

    Adrian Beltre is in the Dominican Republic for David Ortiz’ charity golf tournament. This afternoon he provided an exclusive interview to the Boston Globe in which he ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 327 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Boston Red Sox Made Offer to New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera

    Among the myriad reports on the internet announcing that the NY Yankees have agreed to a deal with free agent closer Mariano Rivera (two years, $30 million) comes this little ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 591 reads 1 comments

  20. MLB Free Agency Update: Varitek Returning To Boston Red Sox On One-Year Deal

    Sports Illustrated and ESPN are both reporting that Red Sox team captain Jason Varitek will return to the team for the 2011 season, agreeing to terms with the club on a one-year, ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about almost 4 years ago 136 reads 2 comments

  21. Adrian Beltre Worth Three Years, $45 MM on Market, So What Do Sox Do?

    Dave Cameron, of FanGraphs.com, posted an interesting <a href="http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/beltres-market-value/">article</a > this morning projecting the value of Adrian Beltre on the free agent market at 3 years, $45 million...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 4 years ago 1,081 reads 3 comments

  22. Ryan Kalish And Carlos Santana Play The Game The Way It SHOULD Be Played

    When I did the write-up after my interview with new Red Sox OF Ryan Kalish last year, I predicted that he would be a BIG hit with Red Sox Nation when he finally arrived in Boston (though ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 4 years ago 1,225 reads 10 comments

  23. MLB All-Star Game: Girardi's Decisions Help National League End Losing Streak

    The 2010 All-Star Game lived up to the pregame hype. Going into the game, the pundits speculated that the game would come down to the American League hitters and the National League pitchers, and they were partially right...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 4 years ago 835 reads 1 comments

  24. Rest In Peace, George Steinbrenner (1930-2010)

    Hall-of-Famer Reggie Jackson may have been the straw that stirred the NY Yankees of the late-1970s but, George Michael Steinbrenner was the straw that stirred the Major League Baseball ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 4 years ago 178 reads 1 comments

  25. 2010 Home Run Derby: Thoughts On David Ortiz And A Derby Recap

    As the Red Sox No. 1 fan I was obviously enthused to watch as David Ortiz became the first member of the Boston Red Sox to win the Home Run Derby last night; but, truth be told, I was ...

    Jeffrey Brown Written by Jeffrey Brown about 4 years ago 711 reads 1 comments