1. Boston Red Sox: The 20 Greatest Hitters in Franchise History

    When you think about major league baseball, the Boston Red Sox are usually among the first franchises to pop into your head. There's no way to avoid it, given the constant media coverage of the club and of its rivalry with the New York Yankees...

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  2. Boston Red Sox: How the Angels Added Insult to Injuries

    The past couple of weeks have been hauntingly familiar to Red Sox fans. After suffering through a 2010 that was brutally derailed by injuries, Boston has, for the most part, enjoyed a healthier season this year...

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  3. Mike Jacobs Busted for HGH: What It Could Mean for MLB

    Former Met, Marlin and Royal Mike Jacobs, who was playing in the Rockies ' system at AAA Colorado Springs, has become the first athlete in a major American sport to be suspended specifically for HGH use ...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 268 reads 1 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox: 10 Free Agents to Watch This Offseason

    Boston 's version of a blockbuster trade at this year's deadline was acquiring Erik Bedard from Seattle in a three-team swap. And while that addition cost the Sox very little and was a reasonably good decision, it didn't solve any long-term problems...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 2,411 reads 9 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: 5 Prospects Who Should Get a September Call-Up

    In less than than a month, MLB rosters will expand and prospects from every organization will get their shot to contribute as the season winds down...

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  6. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Ranking the Top 20 Available Hitters

    With the non-waiver trade deadline behind them, teams around Major League Baseball turn their attention to the stretch run to the postseason and, in many cases, their longer term needs...

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  7. Kevin Youkilis: 5 Reasons He Might Leave the Boston Red Sox After Next Year

    Around the league, Kevin Youkilis has a reputation for being a fiery, emotional player who rarely holds anything back. His antics don't always go over well with fans of other teams...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 6,271 reads 25 comments

  8. How Good Is the 2011 Boston Red Sox Lineup? Check the Stat Sheet

    Since the inception of the designated hitter in 1973, the Boston Red Sox franchise has almost always had at least one hitter finish in the AL's top 10 in OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage)...

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  9. Boston Red Sox: With Clay Buchholz Done, Erik Bedard Doesn't Solve Pitching Woes

    Monday, ESPNBoston confirmed a weekend report by CSNNE.com that starter Clay Buchholz has a stress fracture in his lower back. While the fracture won't require surgery, the nature of the injury means that Buchholz's season is over...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 661 reads 14 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Trade Deadline: Grading the Club's Moves and Non-Moves

    Over the past few weeks, few team were linked to more players than were the Red Sox . It seemed that at one point or another, every player on the trading block was mentioned in the same breath as Boston...

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  11. MLB Trade Deadline: Failed Rich Harden Deal Is Good Luck for Boston Red Sox

    The deal that would have sent prospect Lars Anderson and a player to be named to Oakland in exchange for Rich Harden fell through hours after it was first set up...

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  12. MLB Trade Deadline Grades: Boston Red Sox Add Royals Infielder Mike Aviles

    The Boston Red Sox have traded infielder Yamaico Navarro and pitching prospect Kendal Volz for Kansas City infielder Mike Aviles . On the surface, it's a bit of an odd move, as Aviles is going through a difficult 2011...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 729 reads 2 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Kansas City Royals Can Still Make Deadline Splash

    In recent years the Kansas City Royals have become know as sellers at the trade deadline and in the offseason, moving veteran players in exchange for a never-ending string of prospects...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Low Supply Exaggerates Player Values as Deadline Nears

    One phenomenon at work this week in Major League Baseball is a basic principle of economics. As the supply dwindles, demand spikes, and the price that teams are willing to pay to add a quality player rises quickly and substantially...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 287 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Clay Buchholz Injury Worsening; Red Sox Forced to Trade?

    A recent report by WEEI.com's Alex Speier suggests that the back problems that have kept pitcher Clay Buchholz on the DL for the past few weeks are worse than the team has acknowledged...

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  16. MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox Add New Outfielder to Wish List

    The latest rumors mentioned in connection to the Boston Red Sox trade targets are somewhat encouraging...

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  17. MLB Trade Rumors: 8 Players That the Boston Red Sox Should Avoid

    One of the most frustrating things about the weeks leading up to the July 31st trade deadline are the persistent rumors that don't make sense. You know the ones...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 1,272 reads 4 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox Trade Scenarios: 7 Deals That Could Guarantee the Postseason

    With every passing day, more trade rumors and gossip and potential deadline deals are splattered across the Internet, and the Boston Red Sox are at the heart of much of the conversation...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 2,673 reads 10 comments

  19. MLB Trade Deadline: Grading Boston Red Sox Deadline Deals Under Theo Epstein

    In recent years, the Boston Red Sox have excelled at development top-tier talent within the organization. Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, Daniel Bard and Jonathan Papelbon just to name a few...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 769 reads 3 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: Theo Epstein's Take on Jacoby Ellsbury and Josh Reddick

    Boston GM Theo Epstein met with WEEI radio yesterday for yet another interview about the future of his Red Sox, both in the short and long term...

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  21. MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox Latest Team To Target Ubaldo Jimenez

    Trade speculation around the majors has ramped up significantly since the All-Star Game, and the Red Sox continue to play a central role in many of the rumors...

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  22. MLB Trade Rumors: The Greatest Value at Every Position

    As this year's trade deadline nears, teams are preparing to wheel and deal for the stretch run toward the playoffs...

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  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Why the Boston Red Sox Should Pass on Carlos Beltran

    As the Red Sox turned a hot May into a solid June, establishing themselves as a contender for the AL East, fans' thoughts turned away from the team's slow start and toward what the club could do to improve...

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  24. David Ortiz Reveals Contract Demands: Should the Boston Red Sox Re-Sign Him?

    Celebrating the All-Star game with five of his teammates, Boston's David Ortiz was his usual happy self earlier this week. But behind the smile, Big Papi was considering something very serious...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 1,501 reads 12 comments

  25. MLB Trade Deadline: Heath Bell and 12 Popular Targets with Plenty of Suitors

    It's that time of year again, when MLB teams begin to separate into buyers and sellers. The buyers, looking to improve their chances at making the playoffs, will be trading from areas of strength to add key players down the stretch...

    Matt S Written by Matt S about over 3 years ago 2,762 reads 16 comments