1. MLB Free Agent Rumors: The Roy Oswalt Saga Continues

    Apparently the Texas Rangers are out of the Roy Oswalt race. A baseball source informed Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star that the Rangers were unlikely to sign the veteran hurler...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,394 reads 2 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: Manny Ramirez and 10 Craziest 'Roller Coaster' Careers Ever

    The Boston Red Sox are arguably one of the most storied franchises in all of sports, let alone baseball. In their illustrious history there have been a slew of characters to pass through Boston and spend time on Yawkey Way...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,620 reads 4 comments

  3. Red Sox Could Still Make out If Oswalt Goes to the Rangers

    Roy Oswalt has told the Red Sox that he does not want to play in Boston. Not literally of course, but by not accepting their lowball $5 million offer and showing increasing interest in teams like the St...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,611 reads 6 comments

  4. Texas Rangers: Has Michael Young Become the Standard for All DH's?

    When Michael Young took the role of DH, he did so begrudgingly at first . Since that time, he has flourished as arguably the best in the game...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,503 reads 8 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: David Ortiz Looking for a Big Payday in Arbitration Hearing

    When David Ortiz filed for arbitration, he set the bar fairly high, asking for $16.5 million from the Boston Red Sox to play in 2012. On the flip side, the Red Sox offered him $12...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 984 reads 3 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: GM Ben Cherington Says Sox Rotation Is Good to Go

    Monday night, Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington participated in a panel discussion featuring himself, Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 4,469 reads 19 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox: Tim Wakefield Isn't Looking Like a Bad Option After All

    In the world of starting pitching, it feels as though free agents earn roughly $1 million per win they produce. Is that fair to say? Earlier this winter, CJ Wilson signed a five-year, $77...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,115 reads 7 comments

  8. Analyzing and Ranking the American League "Super Six" by Position

    I made a mistake. The other day I wrote an article ranking the top five American League powerhouse teams by position. It was meant to be a fun article and to be taken lightly. I'm not sure what I was thinking...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 497 reads 55 comments

  9. Ranking the Top 5 American League Powerhouse Teams by Position

    Baseball season is so close, I can just about smell the spring air. What an amazing winter it has been with some tremendous free-agent signings and player movements, plenty of happenings ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,094 reads 54 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Rumors: Sox Have Made Offers to Roy Oswalt and Edwin Jackson

    The chess match ensues. In a Tweet by ESPN's Jim Bowden Wednesday night, it appears that the Boston Red Sox have made "offers" to Edwin Jackson and prefer him to Roy Oswalt ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,370 reads 12 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: Um... Jose Canseco Wants to Come Back... Seriously...

    I swear to you, this is not a joke. Jose Canseco wants a tryout with the Boston Red Sox . My head is literally spinning at the mere thought of this. No, seriously, it is...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,222 reads 8 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox Still Looking To Add Infield Depth

    After trading away Marco Scutaro to the Colorado Rockies , fans were left to assume that the Boston Red Sox would look to Mike Aviles and Nick Punto to fill the role of shortstop in 2012...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,596 reads 6 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox Sign Cody Ross: One More Shoe Will Drop

    I called this. It was 24 days ago , to be exact. Not only did I predict the Red Sox would sign Cody Ross , but I also came damn close to the amount they would sign him for...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,623 reads 10 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: 7 Recent Trades and Signings They'd Love to Have Back

    The business of baseball is a total crap shoot. Teams will throw big money at free agents thinking that player may be the saving grace of a franchise...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 4,339 reads 11 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: With Marco Scutaro Gone, Sox Might Make 3 Additions

    Let's get the speculation underway, shall we? Every fan in Boston is just salivating at the thought of Ben Cherington signing Roy Oswalt , and now having dealt Marco Scutaro to ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 5,889 reads 32 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox: Bobby Valentine Is Slowly Starting to Win My Appreciation

    I've called him goofy . I've bashed his antics and had a preemptive replacement in mind for him already in Boston...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,180 reads 3 comments

  17. 6 Players the Boston Red Sox Should Have on Their Radar in 2012

    It is no secret that the Red Sox are cash-strapping themselves in 2012. They are making every effort to stay below the luxury tax so they can have a "clean slate" heading into the 2013 season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 5,148 reads 16 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox: Payroll Versus Luxury Tax Reality Check

    OK, Red Sox Nation, I am by no means a mathematician, but with the help of Baseball Reference as well as Cot's Baseball Contracts , by my calculations, the Red Sox currently have ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 741 reads 21 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: How a Trade for Gavin Floyd Could Work for Boston Red Sox

    In a tweet by FOX Sports' Jon Paul Morosi , he stated that the Boston Red Sox still have interest in Gavin Floyd of the Chicago White Sox . All hope is not lost Red Sox fans...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,217 reads 17 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: Are the Roy Oswalt Talks Heating Up?

    According to Fox Sports' Jon Paul Morosi— via his Twitter account , the Red Sox and Roy Oswalt have been keeping an active dialogue...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,639 reads 11 comments

  21. Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Boston Red Sox Avoid Salary Arbitration with Catcher

    According to a report by NESN.com on Sunday, the Boston Red Sox have reached a one-year, $2.5 million deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia , locking up their backstop for the 2012 season and avoiding salary arbitration...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 420 reads 1 comments

  22. 10 Bold Predictions for Daniel Bard in the Boston Red Sox Rotation

    Making the transition from being a reliever to a starting pitcher is not an easy one. That task will be upon Daniel Bard come the start of the 2012 season, barring any jaw-dropping moves or trades to alter the fate of the Boston Red Sox ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,319 reads 8 comments

  23. Yankees Trade for Michael Pineda: 5 Counter Moves Boston Red Sox Can Make

    Friday the 13th was a bit of a horror story for Boston Red Sox fans. Not only did the New York Yankees sign free-agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, but they also traded Jesus Montero ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,397 reads 28 comments

  24. MLB Hall of Fame: 2005 Should Be the Line in the Steroid Era Sand

    January 2005 Major League Baseball and its 30 team owners ratified a new banned substance policy that made steroids, steroid precursors and designer steroids, as well as masking agents and diuretics illegal to use...

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

  25. Boston Red Sox: Just Biding Their Time Until Yoenis Cespedes Is Available?

    *Yawn* *Sigh* Oh, wait, you mean it's been the hot stove season in Boston? It certainly hasn't felt like it. The biggest name the Red Sox have brought on board has been Andrew Bailey...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,634 reads 11 comments