1. Ranking the Top Five Minor League Position Players of the Boston Red Sox

    We are less than a month away from players reporting to Spring Training, and trust me, nobody is more ready for the upcoming 2010 season than I am...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 667 reads 30 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: An Open Letter to the Front Office and Fans

    Note: This is, in its entirety, a rant. I may consider it to be true, but that does not change its status as a rant. I know, the sky isn't falling, but if you don't want to read a full out angry rant, then turn back now...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 679 reads 15 comments

  3. Week 12 NFL Picks: Last Minute Edition

    With Turkey Day behind us, and three games already in the books, my friend Steven and I have decided to roll out some picks at the last minute to try our hand at predicting the week's remaining games...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 360 reads 3 comments

  4. Theo Epstein, Here's My Christmas List

    I don't want a lot for Christmas, I've got pretty much everything I could want. I have a a nice cell phone, an iPod Touch, an Xbox 360 with Xbox Live, and there is a car waiting for me when I get my driver's license in the near future...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 631 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Week 11 Picks from a Patriots Fans' Perspective

    After a final 10 minutes of Sunday night's game that had me squirming miserably in my seat, knowing full well that Peyton Manning was going to lead the Colts to victory, this week is perhaps ...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 336 reads 13 comments

  6. NFL Week Six Picks from New England Patriots Fans' Perspective

    Five weeks down, and 12 to go. The NFL season has been flying by. It's already week six, and we Patriots fans continue our weekly series of picks with me , C Douglas Baker , and Glenn Card. A quick word on our bye week teams, and then we'll get started...

    E A Written by E A about over 4 years ago 264 reads 41 comments

  7. New England Patriots: 10 Things to Look Out for in '09

    This is a new-look Patriots team, and it will be interesting to see how it all pans out. While most of the key components of Coach Belichick's dominant defense of the dynasty years have come ...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 693 reads 38 comments

  8. Stats Don't Lie: Why Trading for Scott Kazmir was a Bad Move for the LA Angels

    They say numbers don't tell the whole story, but whoever said that didn't talk to a Sabermetrics expert. Scott Kazmir, the former first round pick out of high school by the New York Mets, now ...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 328 reads 30 comments

  9. Red Sox May Hate the Standings, But They Love Where the Pitching Staff is Going

    After Brad Penny got trounced last night in a 20-11 romp by the New York Yankees, the Red Sox rotation has just been delivered the best news heard since before the All-Star break: Tim Wakefield will be back on Wednesday...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 204 reads 21 comments

  10. Fall Classic or Not, Boston Should Pursue These Five Free Agents This Winter

    Coming off a four game sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the weak points of the Red Sox have been magnified and placed on a podium for all to see...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 456 reads 38 comments

  11. Big Headache: Enough About The Steroids Scandal!

    On Thursday, most of the baseball world was rattled with the news that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 410 reads 34 comments

  12. At Tomorrow's Deadline, Epstein Must Make a Move

    When Theo Epstein was introduced as the Red Sox General Manager six years ago, one of the first things he did was announce his intent to transform the Red Sox into a player development machine...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 70 reads 32 comments

  13. Red Sox P Junichi Tazawa Is Boston's Secret Weapon

    After finishing his high school career with Yokohama Shoka, pitcher Junichi Tazawa went undrafted among the 12 Nippon Professional Baseball teams. He went on to play for the Corporate League team Nippon Oil, unaffiliated with NPB...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 332 reads 37 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox Rotation Issues: A Penny for My Thoughts

    After dropping last night's game to the Rangers 4-2, the Red Sox have now lost four straight. Even worse than the Sox just handing over the division lead to the hated Yankees, the losing pitcher for the Red Sox was Josh Beckett...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 224 reads 26 comments

  15. Red Sox Gearing Up For The Stretch Run

    With the All-Star Game behind us and yet another win for the American League, the Red Sox can get back to what they've done best this year: winning ball games. At 54-34, the Sox have a three game lead over the Yankees...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 126 reads 18 comments

  16. AL Roster: Addition of Carlos Pena Proof that All-Star Game Is a Farce

    Note: Before I get started, I want to point out that by no means was this meant to take away from Carlos Pena or Josh Hamilton. They are both great players, although there was no reason for either to be headed for Tuesday's All-Star Game...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 627 reads 41 comments

  17. A Real Twist Of Fate: Jonathan Sanchez Throws a No-Hitter

    Last night was a wild ride for Jonathan Sanchez. Little did he know before last nights game between San Francisco and San Diego, he would be making history. It was a night of many firsts...

    E A Written by E A about almost 5 years ago 237 reads 20 comments

  18. Red Sox Trade Rumors: Roy Halladay, Manny Delcarmen, Takashi Saito

    Moving into July, after the announcement of the All-Star teams (which I plan to address in a different article), the trade deadline speculation is in full swing. One team that has popped up everywhere in the past few days is the Boston Red Sox...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 1,724 reads 6 comments

  19. Tim Wakefield: Knucklin' His Way into the History Books

    Tim Wakefield has been a fixture with the Red Sox for so long, his presence with the pitching staff has been a given year-in and year-out. After two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992 and '93, Wakefield left for greener pastures...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 284 reads 18 comments

  20. MLB: A Closer Look at the Division Leaders

    With the month of June winding down, the talk around baseball right now is about the upcoming All-Star Game and the looming July 31 trade deadline as teams try to decide whether to be buyers or sellers...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 188 reads 22 comments

  21. Dice K Shut Down; Red Sox Pitching Surplus Works Itself Out

    Finally, the news coming out of Boston is good. After dominating the MLB with an 18-3, 2.90 ERA performance in 2008, the Red Sox knew something was wrong with Dice K this year...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 181 reads 16 comments

  22. What Could Have Happened: A-Rod, Ordonez in Boston

    It was November of 2003, and the Red Sox were still crushed from the jarring defeat in Game Seven of the ALCS, at the hands of their hated nemesis yet again. Aaron Boone had hit a walk off home run off of knuckleballer Tim Wakefield...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 207 reads 12 comments

  23. Stephen Strasburg: The LeBron James of Baseball or a Bigtime Bust?

    On Tuesday evening, the Washington Nationals did what everyone was expecting them to do: they drafted San Diego State right-hander Stephen Strasburg with the first overall pick in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 1,754 reads 38 comments

  24. In Round 36 of the MLB Draft, the Red Sox Select...

    For those of you who don't follow the MLB Draft, you may find yourself doing a double take if you see just who the Red Sox drafted today in the 36th round of the first year player draft. With that pick in round 36, the Red Sox selected St...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 40 reads 13 comments

  25. Solving the David Ortiz Saga: Could It Work Itself Out?

    With a great depth in the pitching department, many have speculated some arms will be moved this summer. With a great weakness offensively, many have speculated the Red Sox will be looking to trade their young arms for a big bat...

    E A Written by E A about 5 years ago 209 reads 14 comments