1. Daisuke Matsuzaka: Should John Lackey Take a Lesson from His Expedited Return?

    Boston Red Sox fans may very well have seen the last of Daisuke Matsuzaka in a Red Sox uniform. According to Alex Speier on WEEI...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,563 reads 5 comments

  2. Every Team's MVP Through First Half of the Season

    After the first 40 games of the season was completed, I examined each MLB team's roster and established who was the MVP to date for each team. Here we sit now, 81 games in, and the legit teams are starting to take shape...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,035 reads 3 comments

  3. Los Angeles Dodgers: Midseason Report Cards for All 25 Players

    The 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers have seen some highs and lows through the first 81 games of the season. From watching Matt Kemp light up the league during the first couple weeks of the season, to enjoying a pleasant surprise season out of A...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,851 reads 7 comments

  4. David Ortiz: His 2012 Season Is Starting to Look a Lot Like His 2006 Season

    The 2012 season is just about halfway over, and David Ortiz is producing one of the finest seasons of his career. For the eighth time in the last nine seasons, Ortiz has been named to the American League All-Star team...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 559 reads 1 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: Why Franklin Morales Is the Best Pitcher on the Staff

    In just three games, Franklin Morales has proven his immense value as a starter for the Boston Red Sox ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,678 reads 16 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox Will Not Be Major Players Come the Trade Deadline

    The Boston Red Sox are on a tear, playing their best baseball of the season. They are 11-2 in their last 13 games this season, a rather impressive feat for a team that has overcome several obstacles through this young season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 523 reads 3 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox: Will Jarrod Saltalamacchia Be the Odd Man Out?

    Jarrod Saltalamacchia is putting together a fine season for himself. The 27-year-old catcher from West Palm Beach, Florida has taken over the rather difficult task of filling the shoes of a Boston icon in Jason Varitek...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 4,603 reads 4 comments

  8. Ranking the L.A. Dodgers' Top 3 Trade Assets to Use in Deadline Blockbuster

    The trade deadline may be over a month away, but time will move very quickly over the next few weeks. Major League Baseball will start to see which teams are contenders and which are pretenders...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 4,916 reads 9 comments

  9. Every MLB Team's Biggest Cheater of All Time

    Where there is competition, there will be cheating. In baseball, there are ways one can apply the word "cheating" and have it not be construed as a bad thing...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 898 reads 71 comments

  10. 10 Reasons Red Sox Fans Are Lucky to Have Had Kevin Youkilis

    The time has come for Kevin Youkilis to move on. As reported today by MLB .com, the Boston Red Sox have traded Youk to the Chicago White Sox for minor-league pitcher Zach Stewart and utility man Brent Lillibridge...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,718 reads 6 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: Will Middlebrooks and the Kids Are Alright

    I know the Boston Red Sox lost their series opener against the Atlanta Braves , but I can't lie to you. When I saw that the lineup featured Daniel Nava , Ryan Kalish and Will Middlebrooks , I was very intrigued...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,700 reads 17 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox: What Can Be Expected from the Team over the Next Six Weeks

    The Boston Red Sox are a team in flux. A barrage of injuries have pigeon-held the team to some degree...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,480 reads 3 comments

  13. Carlos Gonzalez: If He's Available, Should the Dodgers Go After Him?

    In an article written by the New York Post's Joel Sherman, the trade market is starting to formulate with a couple of big names...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,347 reads 13 comments

  14. Adrian Gonzalez Can Blame Right Field, Not Injury, for the Cause of His Cold Bat

    June 29, 2011— Adrian Gonzalez takes the field for the Boston Red Sox against the Philadelphia Phillies in interleague play. The only problem is the Gold Glove first baseman is not positioned in his comfort zone...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,054 reads 9 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox Trade Scenario: Want to Free Up Capital? Trade Adrian Gonzalez

    Allow me to begin by saying that there is absolutely NO known speculation surrounding the trade discussion I am about to detail. It is purely fodder for thought for those Red Sox fans who are looking to blow up the team and start from scratch...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,687 reads 14 comments

  16. Roger Clemens Acquittal Evidence Government Wasting Time & Money on Steroid Era

    Barry Bonds had his day in court and was convicted of obstruction of justice. Roger Clemens has now had his and he was acquitted on all six counts; three counts of making false ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 234 reads 0 comments

  17. 100 Most Dominant Hitters in MLB History

    In the game of baseball, one swing of a bat can change the course of a game. For every dominant pitcher, there is a batter out there who has his number...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,666 reads 226 comments

  18. Jon Lester Is the Best Trade Chip the Boston Red Sox Have

    I'm not ready to blow up the 2012 Boston Red Sox . That being said, within the next three to four weeks, general manager Ben Cherington and Co. will need to make some very tough decisions...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 4,877 reads 42 comments

  19. Matt Garza Would Pitch on the Moon, but Could He Pitch in Fenway?

    Matt Garza is having a rather rough season for the last-place Chicago Cubs . He is just 2-5 with a 4.04 ERA through his first 12 games of the season...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 683 reads 8 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: Has the Time Come to Blow This Team Up?

    On June 12, The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham posted a blog that has spawned much debate in Boston over the past couple of days. I have no doubt Red Sox fans have either heard about or read Abraham's piece by now...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,258 reads 10 comments

  21. L.A. Dodgers: Why They Cannot Afford to Keep Playing Dee Gordon 2.0

    Why should the Dodgers move on (or try to) from Gordon? Let's take a look at him a bit more closely. THE GOOD Over the last seven days, Gordon has been incredibly effective on the basepaths...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,486 reads 11 comments

  22. Why the Dodgers Cannot Afford to Keep Playing Dee Gordon

    I want to like Dee Gordon, I really do. But the 24-year-old Gordon just isn't getting the job done for the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,185 reads 19 comments

  23. Cole Hamels: What Would the Boston Red Sox Have to Give Up to Aquire Him?

    The Boston Red Sox need help in the starting pitching department. I'm not so sure a more obvious statement could have been made to open my article up. The truth hurts...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,464 reads 16 comments

  24. Los Angeles Dodgers: Are They Serious Players for Jorge Soler?

    Well, if this isn't a sign that the Frank McCourt era is truly over in Los Angeles, I'm not sure what is. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been rumored to have interest in trying to sign Jorge Soler, the 20-year-old Cuban outfielder...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,076 reads 1 comments

  25. Pittsburgh Pirates Have Talked to the Boston Red Sox Regarding Kevin Youkilis

    In a report posted by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been in contact with the Boston Red Sox regarding a trade for Kevin Youkilis ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,052 reads 24 comments