1. 5 Things the Red Sox Need to Do Before Spring Training Games Start

    Spring training games begin in a week, and the Red Sox still have work to do. Boston is likely finished adding star players and major coaching personnel, but the team still has several tasks to complete before the games start on Feb...

    Dave Grotz Written by Dave Grotz about over 2 years ago 1,811 reads 9 comments

  2. 5 Red Sox Players Facing a Make-or-Break Year in 2013

    Five Red Sox players are facing "make-or-break" years in 2013. Some of them do for their recent injuries. Some of them do because they enter their contract years. All of them do for their disappointing 2012 seasons...

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  3. Xander Bogaerts, 4 Red Sox Minor Leaguers Among Keith Law's Top 100 Prospects

    In recent years, the Red Sox produced very few minor leaguers that were featured on Keith Law's annual list of the top 100 prospects. Only two players made last year's lis t ...

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  4. Boston Red Sox: Latest News on Every Recently Injured Key Player

    The Boston Red Sox had a plethora of injuries in 2012. Twenty-seven players, including several major contributors, served a combined 34 stints on the disabled list...

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  5. Top 10 Greatest David Ortiz Moments Honoring His 10 Years with the Red Sox

    Ten years ago today, the Red Sox made one of the greatest and most important signings in franchise history. On January 22, 2003, David Ortiz signed a one-year, $1.25 million deal with the Red Sox...

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  6. The Pros and Cons of the Red Sox Acquiring Kyle Lohse

    Who says the Red Sox’s offseason is over? There’s still a top free-agent starting pitcher available—one who was even ranked No. 6 in Keith Law’s top 50 free agents on ESPN...

    Dave Grotz Written by Dave Grotz about over 2 years ago 11,075 reads 20 comments

  7. 5 Surprising Players Who Will Be Big Impacts for the Red Sox in 2013

    The Red Sox had several surprising players who made big impacts for the team in 2012. Will Middlebrooks emerged as a promising, power-hitting third baseman during Kevin Youkilis’ struggles...

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  8. Ranking the American League East Starting Rotations Entering 2013

    Last season, the American League East featured arguably the best and worst starting rotations in all of baseball. While Tampa Bay’s rotation posted a league-best 3.34 ERA, Boston’s starting pitchers cumulatively posted a 5...

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  9. Boston Red Sox: Four Critical Factors to Reclaim the MLB Throne in 2013

    The Boston Red Sox are much closer to reclaiming the MLB throne than you think. Yes, the same team that lost 93 games in 2012 could be dominant again in 2013...

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  10. 12 Reasons Red Sox Fans Should Both Love and Hate Boston's Offseason Moves

    The Red Sox have been very active this offseason—maybe more active than all the other teams in baseball...

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  11. Do You Agree with the Red Sox Signing Stephen Drew?

    The Boston Red Sox have made several notable free agent signing this offseason, adding Ryan Dempster, Mike Napoli (pending) and Shane Victorino all within the last two weeks...

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  12. Boston Red Sox Rumors: 10 Reasons Anibal Sanchez Is a Great Fit in Boston

    Now that the Red Sox have added a starting first baseman, two starting outfielders, a back-up catcher and several relievers this offseason, it’s time for them to add a starting pitcher...

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  13. Why the Red Sox Overpaid for Shane Victorino, Should Have Looked Elsewhere

    Shane Victorino statistically had the worst full season of his career in 2012. Yet, the Red Sox still signed the free agent to a three-year, $39 million deal...

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  14. 15 Boston Red Sox Players Who Will Bounce Back in 2013

    You read that right. 15. There are 15 players on the Red Sox roster who will be better in 2013 than they were in 2012. For a team that won just 69 games with a $170-plus million payroll, the Red Sox likely won’t regress again in 2013...

    Dave Grotz Written by Dave Grotz about over 2 years ago 1,453 reads 2 comments

  15. Report: Red Sox Sign Mike Napoli to Three-Year, $39 Million Deal

    On the first day of the Winter Meetings, The Red Sox have landed their first big free agent this offseason and potentially filled a much needed hole at first base...

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  16. 20 Sports Figures Who Fought Cancer and Continued to Pursue Their Careers

    Jimmy V Week honors Jimmy Valvano and the countless other sports figures whose lives, friends and families have been affected by cancer. Valvano is a former college basketball head coach whose life and coaching career was cut short because of cancer...

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  17. Red Sox Trade Scenario: Why Giancarlo Stanton Is Worth Giving Up the Farm for

    The last time the Red Sox traded away their farm for a prized player was in December 2010 for Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...

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  18. Top 10 Free Agents the Boston Red Sox Should Not Sign This Offseason

    There are numerous posts about the best free agents the Red Sox should sign this offseason. However, there are very few about the free agents the Red Sox should NOT sign this offseason...

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  19. 5 Black Friday-Like Deals the Boston Red Sox Should Consider

    The Red Sox have already made two inexpensive free-agent signings this offseason in catcher David Ross and outfielder Jonny Gomes . Signing Ross for $3...

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  20. 13 Reasons Kevin Youkilis Belongs Back with the Boston Red Sox

    Kevin Youkilis did not have his best years in 2011 and 2012, putting up disappointing hitting numbers and landing on the Disabled List several times. In 2012, he hit just ...

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  21. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Carl Crawford Headline Recent Red Sox Free Agent Busts Roster

    The Red Sox have signed both valuable free agents and regrettable free agents in the last ten years. Unfortunately for the general managers, their worst additions get more scrutinized that their popular signings...

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  22. Report: Ben Cherington Announces Red Sox Will Have 'A Large Payroll' in 2013

    So much for the Red Sox trying to compete with its current roster . Ben Cherington recently announced that the team will spend big bucks on free agents this offseason...

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  23. Could the Current Boston Red Sox Lineup Compete?

    The Boston Red Sox currently enter the offseason with only $60 million in salary, which includes John Lackey (the team’s highest paid player), David Ortiz , Dustin Pedroia, Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz and Jose Iglesias...

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  24. Top 10 Free Agent Signings the Red Sox Should Consider This Offseason

    The Red Sox enter the offseason with much needed help in the starting rotation and with open positions at first base, left field and maybe even right field...

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