1. Boston Red Sox: Projections for the Starting Lineup in 2014

    With a brand new World Series championship banner hanging on Yawkey Way, the Boston Red Sox have some pretty big shoes to fill as we move towards the 2014 MLB season...

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  2. Boston Red Sox: 5 Key Spring Training Storylines

    The reigning World Series Champion Boston Red Sox have quietly had a busy offseason. Fans have witnessed center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia sign with ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 11 months ago 2,446 reads 6 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox Give the City of Boston a Proper Thank You

    On Friday night, all of Massachusetts found itself glued to the television. In what would prove to be the end of a week-long nightmare, the Commonwealth was finally able to breathe a sigh of relief...

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  4. Mike Napoli: Red Sox First Baseman Has a Lot to Prove in 2013

    Last season Mike Napoli posted a .227/.343/.469/.812 batting line with 24 home runs and 56 RBI in just 108 games. Of those, 71 games came as a catcher and just 26 games came playing first base...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 956 reads 0 comments

  5. Every MLB Team's Biggest Strengths Heading into Spring Training

    With the voluntary spring training reporting day just six days away, suddenly the winter just doesn't feel so cold. Baseball is here. Well, almost...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 3,205 reads 4 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: Projections for the Starting Lineup in 2013

    The Boston Red Sox have undergone substantial changes in the offseason. With such an influx of new talent, predicting how well the starting nine will do in 2013 is somewhat daunting...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 15,867 reads 48 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox: Projections for the Starting Rotation in 2013

    In 2012, the Boston Red Sox starting rotation combined to win a total of 46 games. It was awful. The team knows it, the fans know it and the players know it. Things need to get better...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 874 reads 21 comments

  8. Red Sox Fans Should Hope A-Rod's Contract Does Not Get Voided

    Alex Rodriguez once again has found himself in the middle of another PED scandal, and now it is being reported that the New York Yankees are trying to find ways to void his outlandish contract...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 5,067 reads 15 comments

  9. MLB Free Agency: Kyle Lohse to the Boston Red Sox Would Make Perfect Sense

    After three months of free agency, Kyle Lohse is still looking for a team to play with in the 2013 season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 4,890 reads 20 comments

  10. MLB Rumors: The Loudest Trade Buzz, Free Agency Updates for Every Team

    With 62 days remaining before Major League Baseball's Opening Day, there still remains plenty of trade buzz, free agents to be signed and rumors circulating around the league...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 3,202 reads 9 comments

  11. B/R Talks to Dan Shaughnessy, Author of 'Francona: The Red Sox Years'

    If one hopes to read about a man lighting a match and pouring gasoline all over his tenure as the 44th manager of the Boston Red Sox, then Francona : The Red Sox Years is not the book for you...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 1,898 reads 0 comments

  12. Reasons the Justin Upton Trade Makes the Braves the New NL Favorites

    According to a report by Matt Snyder of CBS Sports , Justin Upton of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been traded to the Atlanta Braves pending a physical. As reported by MLB ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 11,075 reads 75 comments

  13. 2013 MLB Predictions: Surprise Teams Ready to Make Playoff Push

    In 2012, fans were both enamored and surprised with the success that found the Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles. Each team seemingly came out of left field to make remarkable playoff pushes...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 8,782 reads 7 comments

  14. Is Rafael Soriano the Nationals Final Piece to a 2013 World Series Title?

    The Washington Nationals made news today having signed the best free agent pitcher on the market: Rafael Soriano ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 859 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB Free Agency: Pittsburgh Pirates Should Strongly Pursue Shaun Marcum

    The Pittsburgh Pirates should make a concerted effort to sign free-agent pitcher Shaun Marcum . In the wake of the Francisco Liriano injury that may result in the Pirates ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 3,662 reads 4 comments

  16. MLB Trade Scenarios: Every Team's Most Expendable Player

    There are just 28 days remaining until pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training. While that may seem like a relatively short window, it is more than enough time for ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 141 reads 8 comments

  17. MLB Teams That Have Officially Won the Offseason

    While there are still a few weeks remaining before the official start of spring training, the time has come to start taking a look at which MLB teams have officially won the offseason...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 5,021 reads 33 comments

  18. The Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Vote

    In the wake of hearing that no player was voted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013, there is a certain measure of astonishment that washes over you...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 754 reads 5 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Seattle Mariners Should Trade for Michael Morse

    With Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post reporting that the Washington Nationals have reached an agreement to bring back free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche , it feels ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 4,700 reads 8 comments

  20. MLB Rumors: How Would Kyle Lohse Fit into the Rangers Rotation?

    Kyle Lohse has found himself without a job heading into the second week of January 2013. The market for his services has been fairly quiet. So quiet in fact that Derrick Goold of the St...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 4,825 reads 17 comments

  21. MLB Rumors: The Loudest Trade Buzz and Free Agency Updates for Every Team

    With 83 days remaining until Opening Day of the 2013 season, plenty of rumors and trade buzz exists among all 30 Major League Baseball teams...

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  22. MLB Free Agency 2013: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Hottest Rumors

    The 2013 MLB free-agency period has been going on for a couple of months now; in which time we have witnessed some surprises as well as significant speculation surrounding landing spots for the top free agents...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 2,664 reads 1 comments

  23. MLB Free Agency: Examining the Adam LaRoche/Mike Napoli Debate

    Somehow this winter Mike Napoli , a man who has played 511 of his 727 career games as a catcher, is being revered as a free-agent first baseman...

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  24. Power Ranking the Top 25 MLB Free-Agent Signings

    It's the Holiday season and several Major League Baseball teams have been busy shopping. Who made out the best? While Michael Bourn , Kyle Lohse and Rafael Soriano are some of ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 1,969 reads 4 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Examining the Red Sox's Acquisition of Joel Hanrahan

    While the Boston Red Sox 's trade for Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan is not yet completed, it appears as though both sides are in the final stages of getting a deal done, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about almost 2 years ago 7,223 reads 15 comments