1. Boston Red Sox Should Trade Carl Crawford for Josh Hamilton

    The Boston Red Sox should do everything they can do to trade Carl Crawford to the Texas Rangers for Josh Hamilton. I'm crazy, right? Maybe not. Think about it for a second...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,373 reads 13 comments

  2. MLB Trade Scenarios: 4 Deadline Deals the Red Sox and Dodgers Could Pull Off

    The last significant trade to occur between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angles Dodgers came on July 31st, 2008. It was a three-team trade that saw the Dodgers send Bryan Morris and Andy LaRoche to the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,646 reads 8 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox Rumors: 10 Reasons They Should Squash Roy Oswalt Interest

    The time has come for the Boston Red Sox to slam the proverbial casket lid closed on any and all thoughts of signing veteran free agent hurler Roy Oswalt . Enough is enough...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,049 reads 0 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox: 4 Men Left Vying for 2 Open Rotation Spots

    With each passing day of spring training, the Boston Red Sox appear to be narrowing down their viable options for a fourth and fifth starter either by need or merit...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 575 reads 4 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: Will the Team Be Rolling the Dice... K?

    On the heels of watching Daniel Bard pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays in an exhibition game, one thing occurred to me: Bard looks more like a fifth starter than a fourth...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,922 reads 4 comments

  6. Baseball's 10 Worst Local TV Commercials and Promos Heading into 2012

    Remember those old Pete Rose/Aqua Velva commercials and how terrible they were? It seems as though baseball teams and players have come a long way since those days; however, there ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,908 reads 7 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox: An Open Letter to Jonathan Papelbon

    Dear Pap, Hi, it's me, one of the voices of Red Sox Nation. Excuse me, one of the "hysterical" voices of Red Sox Nation. Now, I get it, I understand. You're in a new city, in a new league, and are trying to endear yourself to a whole new fan base...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,289 reads 19 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Youth Movement Is in Full Effect

    The announced retirements of Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek have triggered a youth movement in the city of Boston, albeit inadvertently...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 504 reads 1 comments

  9. Jacoby Ellsbury: The Red Sox Need to Extend Him or Trade Him in 2012

    What would the Red Sox be without their budding superstar, Jacoby Ellsbury ? While it may seem blasphemous to say out loud, the reality of the situation is that Ellsbury very ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,157 reads 13 comments

  10. Roy Oswalt Could Still End Up a Member of the Boston Red Sox

    Talk about beating a dead horse, right? Just when I was fully prepared to turn the page on the whole Roy Oswalt coming to Boston notion, the Boston Globe 's Nick Cafardo had to lure me back into the saga...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 992 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB: 10 Can't-Miss Spring Training Games of 2012

    Spring Training is awesome, isn't it? I mean, naturally it is not as good as the regular season, but for the un-satiated baseball audience awaiting the start of the 2012 season, it is the amuse bouche that we all just need to get by...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox Prediction: Jose Iglesias Will Be the Starting Shortstop

    Considering the fact that Jose Iglesias has only played in one "B" game thus far in spring training, it is hard to give solid evidence to say that without a shadow of a doubt, he will be the man playing shortstop for the 2012 Boston Red Sox ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 4,644 reads 11 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: Who Should Be the 4th & 5th Starters?

    One of my favorite quotes of all time comes by way of Rogers Hornsby, who said, " People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,467 reads 1 comments

  14. Luke Scott Rips Boston Red Sox Fans... Who's Luke Scott???

    A funny thing happened this morning; a player tried to make a name for himself by ripping Red Sox fans and jumping on all of the media hype that surrounds the team...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,363 reads 47 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Snitches Get Stitches... or Pinstripes...or Traded?

    Welcome to the world of speculation. This entire article is going to be based purely on my own speculation as to who the supposed "snitch" was in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse after the collapse of 2011...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,414 reads 11 comments

  16. Dustin Pedroia: With Varitek Retiring Is He Unofficial Captain of the Red Sox?

    After 14 seasons with the Boston Red Sox , catcher Jason Varitek is expected to announce his retirement this coming Thursday. With him, the "C" upon his chest will be retired as well...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,896 reads 0 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox: Carl Crawford Wants To Play on Opening Day

    It sure would be nice to see Carl Crawford playing left field for the Red Sox come Opening Day. In a report by ESPN's Joe McDonald, it appears as though he very well could be...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,693 reads 1 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox: Predicting the 2012 Stats of Every Starting Pitcher

    In Boston the weather has been a tease this week. Two days ago the temps were in the mid 50's. Yesterday, it snowed. The Fenway Faithful are starting to salivate for the start of the 2012 season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,372 reads 7 comments

  19. Elijah Dukes Arrested Again: Former Nat a Sad Case of Wasted Talent

    Former Nationals outfielder Elijah Dukes has been arrested again . After being pulled over driving his 2011 Chevy Camaro in Tampa, police noticed he had a bag of marijuana on his lap...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 352 reads 0 comments

  20. Los Angeles Dodgers: Frank McCourt...Do I Really Need to Say Any More?

    Are you aware that by using the name Frank McCourt you can come up with dozens upon dozens of other words? Most notably (and, well, PG enough to post) include "crock, amok and mock...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 447 reads 1 comments

  21. MLB Spring Training 2012: Boston Red Sox Have Cerberus Playing Shortstop?

    In both Greek and Roman mythology, Cerberus is a three-headed hound that guards the gates of hell. Is that not the most fitting analogy for the current shortstop position for the ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,285 reads 6 comments

  22. Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw's Two-Year Extension Is Just the Beginning

    Take a moment and picture this: A 26-year-old Clayton Kershaw takes the mound in Game 1 of the World Series. The 6-foot-3 lefty looks in at his catcher, prepared to throw the first pitch of the game, while surrounded by thousands of Phillies fans...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 468 reads 0 comments

  23. Washington Nationals: No Trade Clause Shouldn't Hold Up Ryan Zimmerman Contract

    If you've been following the twitter reports involving the Ryan Zimmerman contract extension, your head is surely spinning. Mine is...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 773 reads 2 comments

  24. Josh Hamilton Doesn't Feel He Owe Texas Rangers Ahead of Upcoming Free Agency

    It does not appear as though Josh Hamilton is too concerned with staying in Texas at the end of the 2012 season. Hamilton will be a widely-sought free agent when his contract expires and will command top dollar in the free-agent market for sure...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,841 reads 14 comments

  25. Boston Red Sox: Is Jacoby Ellsbury the Next Rickey Henderson in the Making?

    Off the bat, I have to admit that there will never be another Rickey Henderson . The man was absolutely incredible and a monster on the base paths...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 5,630 reads 23 comments