1. Padres' Adrian Gonzalez Trade Inevitable: Red Sox, Cubs and Mariners Top List

    With extension talks likely unproductive, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez’s agent and the Padres front office are indicating the franchise-caliber player will be dealt before the July 31st trade deadline...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 1,274 reads 10 comments

  2. 2010 MLB Predictions: John Lackey's Real & Fantasy Red Sox Value

    John Lackey is overpaid, but only slightly. In 2010, Lackey will cash $18 million in checks from the Red Sox ownership group, and as so many Red Sox haters have pointed out, the former Angels’ ace will be overpaid...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 1,007 reads 2 comments

  3. 2010 MLB Predictions: The Mixed Bags of Marco Scutaro and Jeremy Hermida

    Continuing this series projecting the 2010 performances of new additions to the Red Sox squad, this article focuses on two less-straightforward players...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 527 reads 8 comments

  4. Despite Last-Minute Loss, Stanford's Recruiting Class Remains Strong

    Jim Harbaugh read the signs and fully expected to attain Jordan Zumwalt, a four-star linebacker from Huntington Beach Edison in Southern California...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 556 reads 4 comments

  5. 2010 MLB Predictions: Mike Cameron's Late-Career Boston Breakout

    Everyone expects center fielder Mike Cameron to upgrade the Red Sox defense.   Shifting Jacoby Ellsbury to left and situating the vastly more capable Cameron in center, Theo Epstein and Terry Francona should achieve something close to a 16...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 349 reads 34 comments

  6. National Signing Day: Filling Heisman-Candidate Toby Gerhart's Shoes

    In 2009 Stanford Cardinal fans watched in awe as Toby Gerhart delivered a Heisman-caliber performance in downhill running...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 1,037 reads 2 comments

  7. 2010 MLB Predictions: Victor Martinez's Impact Over a Full Red Sox Season

    Victor Martinez will be a powerful force for the Red Sox in 2010. While Red Sox Hot-Stove debates this winter have focused on retaining Jason Bay, pursuing Matt Holliday, or acquiring another ...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about almost 5 years ago 491 reads 10 comments

  8. Tim Wakefield or Clay Buchholz: Who Should Start For the Red Sox?

    Why must Tim Wakefield battle his way into the Red Sox rotation? Hasn't this loyal veteran earned his ownership of that fourth or fifth spot? Does MLB...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 686 reads 6 comments

  9. Red Sox' Theo Epstein vs. Yankees' Brian Cashman

    Theo Epstein gets more bang for his buck than Brian Cashman. Temporarily setting aside the century-old Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, let's put into perspective the decade-long Cashman-Epstein rivalry...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 2,293 reads 189 comments

  10. Matt Holliday within Boston Red Sox's Financial Grasp

    The Mets have signed Jason Bay. Dismayed that Theo Epstein failed to retain the popular left fielder but relieved that Brian Cashman has not acquired in him another Johnny Damon, Red Sox Nation releases a long-held breath...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 1,659 reads 11 comments

  11. Jason Bay To Mets, Red Sox Should Close On Matt Holliday

    According to The New York Daily News' Adam Rubin, Jason Bay's agent, Joe Urban, has been MIA for the last few days. Sounds like classic dating trouble. Things were getting interesting, but now she's not answering the phone...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 1,231 reads 5 comments

  12. Brandon Morrow's Parting Prospect: Johermyn Chavez

    We've already covered Brandon League, and I've tried to soothe Seattle's uncertain ego by establishing his rising value. But what about this other guy, Johermyn Chavez? Chavez is a 6' 3", slugging outfielder whose 220-pound frame will turn 21 on Jan...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 2,098 reads 4 comments

  13. What is the Biggest Trade of the Decade?

    According to ESPN's Keith Law, David Ortiz was the biggest free agent acquisition of the decade, and arguing otherwise would be futile and ignorant...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 3,361 reads 4 comments

  14. Swapping Brandons: Morrow For League, Another Coup For Jack Zduriencik

    Despite hysterical, knee-jerk reactions from both Mariners fans and critical Diamond lovers, Brandon Morrow's departure for Canada is actually timely...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 1,092 reads 9 comments

  15. Mike Lowell: Rejected By Texas, Future May Be With Kansas City

    Now that Mike Lowell's torn thumb ligament has put a pinch on the Rangers' pocketbook, Theo Epstein and the rest of the Red Sox front office face a rapidly diminishing market for the 36-year-old's rapidly diminishing services...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 1,076 reads 4 comments

  16. 2014: The Year of the Nat

    "So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong and to strike at what is weak."—Sun Tzu So in baseball, the way to a World Series is to strike when your division is weak...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 356 reads 13 comments

  17. For Adrian Gonzalez, Red Sox Should Ship Jacoby Ellsbury, Not Clay Buchholz

    According to ESPN analysts, Adrian Gonzalez will be dealt to Boston in the next ten days.  Also, according to ESPN analysts, Gonzo will stay put...

    Peter Douglas Written by Peter Douglas about 5 years ago 138 reads 1 comments