1. Breaking News: Celtics Re-Sign Ray Allen

    The Boston Celtics have re-signed Ray Allen to a two year, $20 million contract. Yahoo! Sports reports that the deal will pay Allen $10 million in each year. The second year is a player option for Allen, who can opt out from the deal...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 4 years ago 437 reads 1 comments

  2. Trading for Stephen Strasburg: Who Would the Boston Red Sox Give Up?

    In the words of Nationals' radio play-by-play broadcaster Charlie Slowes following the remarkable debut by Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday in Washington DC, "There's a new mayor in town, and the campaign took one night...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 4 years ago 435 reads 5 comments

  3. 2010 MLB Predictions: The End-All for American League Picks

    With the start of the baseball season less than one week away (yes, a week , with Red Sox vs. Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball), it means only thing: It is time to dust off the magic ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 4 years ago 1,151 reads 49 comments

  4. Retiring with the Red Sox, Nomar Garciaparra Leaves a Historic Legacy in Boston

    In a list of greatest players in the history of one of baseball’s most storied franchise, the names at the top of Boston’s list are Hall of Famers. Williams. Yastrzemski...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 4 years ago 276 reads 7 comments

  5. Alomar's First Ballot Omission from Hall Should Make Perfect Sense

    The big name free agents have all but settled down in their new homes at this point in the offseason, and in the six-week intermission before pitchers and catchers begin to report for spring ...

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  6. A Look at the Boston Red Sox Down the Road

    The Baseball America Prospect rankings were released last week, a list coveted by fans and media, but otherwise superfluous for the organizations themselves, who have their own rankings and plans for their players...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 4 years ago 757 reads 28 comments

  7. Big Day in Baseball Means Big Moves for Red Sox

    Phew! Baseball is recovering from the biggest day of this off-season thus far. The Boston Red Sox were at the middle of a lot of the days news, even if they were not involved with the biggest name...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about almost 5 years ago 214 reads 1 comments

  8. (Roy) Holidays Coming Early For Red Sox

    The holiday season may be coming early for Red Sox Nation. Or maybe, I should be saying: the Halladay season is coming early...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about almost 5 years ago 552 reads 9 comments

  9. Victor Martinez Is a Catcher, So Let Him Catch

    The moves that the Boston Red Sox made at last Friday’s trading deadline gives them flexibility to choose from an array of line-ups each night...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 181 reads 7 comments

  10. The Statement MLB's Steroid Users Should've Given

    Alex Rodriguez sat at a table at the New York Yankees spring training facility in Tampa, Florida eight days after he admitted to three years of steroid use and delivered a statement regarding his usage...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 244 reads 26 comments

  11. Busy Boston: Recapping the Red Sox's Deadline Deals

    The Boston Red Sox were one of the busier teams leading into today’s 4pm trading deadline.In a major deal, the Sox acquired Cleveland Indians All-Star catcher Victor Martinez, ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 83 reads 5 comments

  12. Papi's Biggest Moment Is Also His Worst

    The baseball world was already aware that Manny Ramirez was—at least at one point in his career—using performance-enhancing drugs, thanks to his positive test at the beginning of this season...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 25 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox Fans: Want Roy Halladay and Clay Buchholz? Got It Right Here

    Roy Halladay is on the trading block, and there are only about 29 teams who would be interested in his service.If the Boston Red Sox swung a deal for arguably the best pitcher in baseball, they ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 682 reads 17 comments

  14. Nice Try Ricciardi, But Halladay's Got to Go Now

    It is not earth-shattering news to any baseball fan that the Toronto Blue Jays are actively shopping their ace and arguably the best pitcher in baseball, Roy Halladay. Blue Jays GM J...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 301 reads 0 comments

  15. Red Sox Should Take a Page From The Nationals' Book

    The Boston Red Sox recently completed a three game series against the Washington Nationals in the nation’s capital. The Sox took two out of three against the lowly Nationals in a relatively unremarkable series—with one exception...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 204 reads 5 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox Have a Logjam At Shortstop

    Ever since July 31, 2004, the Boston Red Sox have had issues with at least one position on their roster—shortstop.It was on that Saturday afternoon when it was announced that the Sox had traded the face of the organization, Nomar Garciaparra...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 337 reads 12 comments

  17. Should Suspended Baseball Players Be Allowed to Rehab?

    Manny Ramirez is no stranger to controversy, and now is part of a new one that has gained popularity in recent days. Only this time, it is not his fault...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 140 reads 5 comments

  18. Dice-K Has a Strain, But Not in His Shoulder

    Daisuke Matsuzaka went on the disabled list Sunday with a mild strain in his pitching shoulder. He should have gone on the DL with a mild (or major) brain-strain...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about 5 years ago 181 reads 10 comments

  19. Best Current Boston Sports Jersey Numbers

    What's in a number? Boston has four great sports franchises: Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins and Celtics. Whenever I attend a game or watch from home, the number on the back of certain players stirs ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 1,017 reads 1 comments

  20. Time For A Red Sox Six-Man Starting Rotation

    The Boston Red Sox have the deepest rotation in baseball. If the top eight starters from each team were rolled out, the Sox's eight would be the best in baseball...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 235 reads 12 comments

  21. Should John Smoltz Be a Starter or Reliever for the Red Sox?

    John Smoltz is a baseball anomaly.Everyone is well aware of the career that Smoltz had during his 20 seasons with the Atlanta Braves. He compiled 210 victories during his tenure in Atlanta while also racking up 154 saves...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 190 reads 3 comments

  22. The Great Red Sox Lineup Fix

    Everyone is well-aware of the season-long struggles of Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, whose numbers (.208-0-15), would be cause for grumblings even for a player such as Jason Varitek, who struggled heavily last season...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  23. Who Is The King: Hammerin' Hank Or Bulky Bonds?

    As reported by Terence Moore of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Henry Aaron has no desire to be reinstated as Major League Baseball's all-time home run champion. As I read the story, I was initially surprised...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 50 reads 1 comments

  24. Make Steroids Legal? Try It MLB

    The dust still has not quite settled yet from the Alex Rodriguez fallout over his positive steroid tests in 2003. While baseball fans are deciding whether or not to be surprised by this, Major ...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 1,421 reads 0 comments

  25. Report: A-Rod Tested Positive for Steroids, Testosterone in 2003

    Their names have been run through the mills countless times over the last five years in connection with the seemingly epidemic use of illegal performance enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball...

    Chris Gubata Written by Chris Gubata about over 5 years ago 102 reads 9 comments