1. No. 1 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Boston

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 20,535 reads 79 comments

  2. Why the Boston Red Sox Don't Need to Trade Yoenis Cespedes This Offseason

    The Boston Red Sox have too many outfielders, too many corner infielders and not enough pitching. Such was the case before the offseason began, and this sentiment rings even more ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 3,967 reads 1 comments

  3. 5 Red Sox Most Likely to Be Traded After Latest Signings

    The calendar has not yet turned to December, but the Boston Red Sox have wasted no time making quite the splash in free agency. First, the Red Sox re-signed closer Koji Uehara to a two-year deal in late October...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 9,226 reads 2 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox's Best Free-Agency Backup Plans If They Miss on Jon Lester

    The Boston Red Sox have wasted no time taking an early lead in terms of hot-stove headlines. According to The Boston Globe 's Peter Abraham , they may not be done making some splashes, as the team is still very much in the hunt for Jon Lester...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 12,210 reads 27 comments

  5. Final Report Card Grades for Boston Red Sox Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    The Boston Red Sox may be attracting the most attention for all of the hot-stove rumors they’re involved in right now, but several of their players deserve notice for their performances in the Arizona Fall League, too...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 6,729 reads 1 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox Rumors: Pros and Cons of Top Offseason Targets

    The hot-stove season is less than a month underway, but the Boston Red Sox have wasted no time stealing plenty of headlines...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 6,195 reads 4 comments

  7. Complete Offseason Plan for the Boston Red Sox

    The Boston Red Sox have plenty of work to do if they want to compete in the AL East in 2015. They must invest significant resources in their starting rotation. They need to patch up their bullpen...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 2,386 reads 10 comments

  8. Big Trades the Boston Red Sox Could Actually Pull off This Offseason

    The Boston Red Sox figure to be active participants on the trade market this offseason. Yes, they have plenty to spend and could sign several marquee free agents...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 8,413 reads 5 comments

  9. Picking the Ideal Free Agent to Fill Each of the Boston Red Sox's Holes

    The Boston Red Sox have several obvious holes they need to fill if they wish to be competitive in 2015. They need to shore up their starting rotation. They need to add some arms to the bullpen...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 1,782 reads 3 comments

  10. Quick Trade Fixes for Each of the Boston Red Sox's Biggest Weaknesses

    The Boston Red Sox need to shore up several areas of their club if they wish to compete in the AL East in 2015...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 9,622 reads 9 comments

  11. The 5 Most Important Prospects for the Boston Red Sox to Hold on to This Winter

    The Boston Red Sox figure to be among the most active teams in both the free-agent and trade markets this offseason. They need to fill at least two spots in their starting rotation...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 4,304 reads 3 comments

  12. Unexpected Trades the Boston Red Sox Could Pull off This Offseason

    The Boston Red Sox are poised to make major additions to their team through free agency this winter. They head into the hot-stove period with a ton of money to spend and a ton ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 24,945 reads 25 comments

  13. 5 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for the Boston Red Sox

    The Boston Red Sox figure to be active players in the free-agent market, and they'll need to be if they hope to compete once more in 2015. The Red Sox need to add significant pieces to their starting rotation...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 7,688 reads 4 comments

  14. Chances of Boston Red Sox Landing Each of Their Expected Offseason Targets

    If the Boston Red Sox are going to compete once more in 2015, they'll need to do some serious work when it comes to overhauling parts of their roster. The Red Sox need more starting pitching...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 15,691 reads 17 comments

  15. Tracking the Performance of the Boston Red Sox's Prospects in the AFL

    The Boston Red Sox have a long history of supplying the Arizona Fall League with some interesting players...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 2,239 reads 0 comments

  16. 3 Lessons the Red Sox Can Learn from the Royals and Giants

    The Boston Red Sox have a lot of work to do if they plan to return to the promised land of the World Series in 2015. They must rebuild a rotation that was gutted by midseason trades and a lack of development from their young starters...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 3,670 reads 1 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox's Guide to the 2014-2015 Free-Agent Pitching Market

    The Boston Red Sox need to acquire starting pitching help this offseason if they want to compete in 2015, and they need to acquire a lot of it. Fortunately, according to WEEI ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 4 months ago 2,320 reads 5 comments

  18. 5 Potential Pitcher Trade Targets for the Boston Red Sox

    If the Boston Red Sox are going to compete next season, they need to undergo a serious overhaul of their starting rotation this offseason. In 2014, the Red Sox finished 26th in the league in starter’s ERA with a 4...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 13,153 reads 33 comments

  19. 5 Impact Prospects Who Could Make the Boston Red Sox's 2015 Roster

    The Boston Red Sox kicked off a youth movement for the ages in 2014. Players such as Xander Bogaerts , Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 3,310 reads 3 comments

  20. St. Louis Cardinals vs. SF Giants: Keys for Each Team to Win NLCS Game 3

    The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will face off in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday with the series tied at two games apiece...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 8,276 reads 5 comments

  21. Three Reasons James Shields Is a Worse Fit for the Red Sox Than Jon Lester

    If the Boston Red Sox are going to compete in 2015, they're badly in need of an overhaul to their pitching staff...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 8,023 reads 32 comments

  22. Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles: Keys for Each Team to Win ALCS Game 2

    The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles treated us to an epic Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 6,368 reads 9 comments

  23. NLCS 2014: Step-by-Step Guide for San Francisco Giants to Win the Series

    The San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals will face off in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday in a battle of two of baseball’s most successful franchises...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 2,935 reads 3 comments

  24. ALCS 2014: Step-by-Step Guide for Kansas City Royals to Win the Series

    The Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles will face off in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday night, pitting two exciting teams and two tortured ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 1,175 reads 1 comments

  25. Predicting Where Each Notable Red Sox Free Agent Will End Up in 2015

    The Boston Red Sox are likely to face a turbulent offseason once the MLB playoffs end. They need to rebuild their pitching staff. They need to solidify their bullpen...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 10,240 reads 8 comments