1. Vincente Padilla to Meet with the Boston Red Sox

    According to Rob Bradford of WEEI , citing the Nicaraguan newspaper El Nuevo Diario , 34-year-old reliever Vincente Padilla is supposedly meeting with the Boston Red Sox today...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 599 reads 2 comments

  2. Red Sox Rumors: Could Johnny Damon Return to the Boston Red Sox in 2012?

    Low risk with a high reward. Isn't that the type of player Ben Cherington is showing Red Sox Nation he is interested in signing this year? Aaron Cook, Carlos Silva and Justin Germano fit that bill...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 4,597 reads 11 comments

  3. Is Pedro Martinez the Greatest MLB Pitcher of All Time?

    There are two kinds of players in modern baseball: Those who have been tied to performance-enhancing drugs and those who are considered clean...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,551 reads 23 comments

  4. Is Mariano Rivera the Greatest MLB Pitcher of All Time?

    There are two kinds of players in modern baseball: Those who have been somehow tied to performance enhancing drugs and those who are considered to be clean. My friend Frank posed an interesting question to me today...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,787 reads 7 comments

  5. Kevin Youkilis Needs to Have a Bounce-Back Year for the Boston Red Sox

    The Greek God of Walks may very well find himself the Greek God of Being Traded if he doesn't come back strong in 2012. Was Kevin Youkilis to blame for the September collapse in Boston? No...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 429 reads 3 comments

  6. Baseball Hall of Fame Class 2012: Predicting First Known PED User to Be Inducted

    Now, things get interesting. With the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee being announced yesterday, we saw Barry Larkin become the sole player to enter Cooperstown on this ballot...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 724 reads 0 comments

  7. Why Barry Bonds Should Get in the Hall of Fame in First Year of Eligibility

    Barry Bonds has never admitted to, nor has he been found guilty of, steroid use. Sure, back on April 14, 2011 Bonds was found guilty of obstruction of justice , which in and of itself is an argument for another day...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,263 reads 19 comments

  8. Red Sox Free Agent Rumors: Could Paul Maholm Be the Next To Sign in Boston?

    According to WEEI .com's Rob Bradford, the Boston Red Sox have added pitching depth in the form of a low-risk, high-reward signing of former Colorado Rockies Ace Aaron Cooke...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,093 reads 17 comments

  9. Red Sox Free Agent Rumors: Why Roy Oswalt Is the Right Fit in Beantown

    There are 108 double stitches on every baseball that is made. The beautiful double-stitch design is mesmerizing to me while I watch a ball float through the air while finding its target...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 5,824 reads 12 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox: To Retire a Number or Not to Retire a Number

    In a city such as Boston, it feels like we'll retire your number if you hang around long enough. Of course I'm joking, but if you've ever been to the Garden, there are more numbers hanging overhead than seemingly possible...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,448 reads 8 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox Still Have 2 Puzzle Pieces to Fill for 2012

    New General Manager: Check. New Manager: Check. New Coaching Staff: Check. New Closer: Check. New Set-Up Man: Check...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 680 reads 8 comments

  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Would Theo Epstein Ever Deal Matt Garza to Boston Red Sox?

    After spending nine years with the Boston Red Sox organization (2002-2011), former general manager Theo Epstein accepted a position with the Chicago Cubs as their president of baseball operations in October of 2011...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,055 reads 5 comments

  13. Prince Fielder to the Toronto Blue Jays Would Make Them an Immediate Powerhouse

    Throw away your old 2011 calendar, a new year is upon us. For the Toronto Blue Jays , it could very well be a new beginning as well...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 3,809 reads 31 comments

  14. 2012 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot: Are They Hall Worthy or Not?

    2009 was Jim Rice's 15th and final shot at being voted in to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, and finally the Red Sox great made it in...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,686 reads 29 comments

  15. Should Boston Red Sox Pursue Cody Ross To Play Right Field?

    With what we have learned in the past couple of days, it is apparent that Ryan Kalish will not be ready to play right field for the Boston Red Sox on opening day 2012...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,178 reads 7 comments

  16. Which NFL Quarterback Deserves to Win the MVP?

    With only one week left in the NFL season, the time has come to examine who the superlative players have been in the 2011 season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,150 reads 3 comments

  17. MLB Hall of Fame Voting: 2012 Should Be the Year for Jack Morris

    It has finally arrived—the time in baseball history when baseball writers need to decide between steroid-era All-Stars and those players who performed very well and have never been implicated in any PED scandals...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 908 reads 16 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox: Statistical Projections for the Pitching Staff in 2012

    Finally, the Red Sox pitching staff is starting to take shape for the 2012 season. After acquiring Mark Melancon and Andrew Bailey, the bullpen certainly appears to be ready to roll...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 377 reads 4 comments

  19. Matt Garza to the Boston Red Sox Could Happen...Soon

    According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the Matt Garza trade talks are increasing in intensity, citing David Kaplan of Comcast Sportsnet Chicago , Jim Bowden of ESPN and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,916 reads 8 comments

  20. Andrew Bailey to Boston Red Sox: Winners and Losers in Big Deal with Oakland A's

    The other shoe finally has dropped. The Boston Globe is reporting that the Boston Red Sox have acquired closer Andrew Bailey and OF Ryan Sweeney from the Oakland Athletics ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 242 reads 1 comments

  21. Boston Red Sox: 6 Pitchers Who Could Be at Bargain Prices Now

    Using the term "bargain" as an adjective for anything in regards to the Boston Red Sox just feels wrong to write...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,690 reads 4 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: A Pictorial Call to Arms

    My wife is a Boston Red Sox fan. No, she is not a pink hat. However, she is a Red Sox fan that does not know the joy of the 2004 World Series...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 451 reads 1 comments

  23. Believe It or Not, Red Sox Will Win a World Series With Bobby Valentine

    I won't lie to you; when the Boston Red Sox announced that Bobby Valentine would be the 43rd manager in the team's history, I was severely underwhelmed. ...and then it happened...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 1,313 reads 5 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: Should the Diamondbacks Trade Gerardo Parra for Pitching?

    There is a chance that Joe Saunders will not return to Arizona in 2012, leaving a void in the starting rotation...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 557 reads 2 comments

  25. Gio Gonzalez Traded to Nationals: Boston Red Sox Better Off Without Him

    At roughly 3:30 pm ET this afternoon, it was being reported that coveted Oakland Athletics pitcher Gio Gonzalez was on the verge of being traded to either the Boston Red Sox or the Washington Nationals ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about over 2 years ago 2,315 reads 12 comments