1. 10 Reasons Red Sox Were Wise Not to Make Massive Deal at Trade Deadline

    Last week’s July 31 MLB trade deadline came and went without a major deal from the Boston Red Sox , an unusual show of restraint from a team known for making a splash. Given their current situation, though, it was a wise decision...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 839 reads 4 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Pedro Ciriaco Should Be the Starting Shortstop

    When David Ortiz went down with an Achilles’ tendon injury on July 16, it looked as if the Boston Red Sox would have to go with a DH-by-committee to try to compensate for Big Papi’s absence...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 4,061 reads 11 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox Need to Bring Back Derek Lowe

    With reports emerging Thursday morning that the Cleveland Indians have designated right-hander Derek Lowe for assignment, the Boston Red Sox have been handed a huge opportunity to shore up their starting rotation at a minimal cost...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 2,197 reads 12 comments

  4. 8 Reasons the Boston Red Sox Hit a Home Run at the MLB Trade Deadline

    The July 31 MLB trade deadline has passed, and while the Boston Red Sox did not make any major moves, they can consider this “trade season” to have been a huge success...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Clay Buchholz Is the Ace of the Sox Rotation

    After another strong start Monday night, Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz has cemented his status as the best pitcher on the team and the unquestionable ace of the starting rotation...

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  6. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Josh Beckett Won't Be Traded

    It seems that no matter where Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett goes, controversy follows. ESPN Boston’s Gordon Edes, citing an undisclosed MLB executive, reported ...

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  7. Boston Red Sox Should Acquire Zack Greinke Regardless of Cost

    On Thursday, Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin confirmed reports that the team will move ace right-hander Zack Greinke before the July 31 MLB trade deadline...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 2,130 reads 24 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: 5 Players They Should Move Before the MLB Trade Deadline

    At 48-49 and in last place in the AL East, the Boston Red Sox are in a tenuous position as the July 31st MLB trade deadline fast approaches...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 3,139 reads 12 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Is Matt Garza Enough to Cement 2012 Playoff Run?

    For the Boston Red Sox , the answer to their starting rotation woes currently resides on the north side of Chicago in the person of Matt Garza . According to Jayson Stark of ESPN , the Red Sox are still looking to land Garza...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about almost 2 years ago 3,341 reads 16 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox: Series Win over White Sox Shows Boston Is Back

    When Cody Ross’ third three-run home run in two days landed in the Green Monster seats, ending Thursday's game in thrilling fashion, the Boston Red Sox showed they are ready to seriously contend for the AL Wild Card, and possibly AL East title...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 767 reads 12 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: What to Make of Jon Lester's Struggles

    What is wrong with Jon Lester ? With another poor outing in last night’s 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox , the Boston Red Sox ’s “ace” left-hander’s record now stands at a sub-standard 5-7 to go with a 4...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 1,239 reads 15 comments

  12. David Ortiz Injury: 5 Possible Outcomes for the Boston Red Sox

    When Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz came up injured rounding second base in the 8th inning of last night’s win against the Chicago White Sox , fans everywhere had the same reaction: “Please, let this just be a cramp...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 2,564 reads 2 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: 10 Reasons Why the Team Can Expect a Second-Half Surge

    After taking two out of three games from the Tampa Bay Rays , the Boston Red Sox have showed that they’re ready to put their dismal first half of the season behind them...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 1,281 reads 5 comments

  14. 2012 All-Star Game: 5 Reasons the NL Has Now Regained Control of MLB

    With Tuesday night’s 8-0 victory in the MLB All-Star game, the National League beat the American League for much more than World Series home-field advantage...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 2,381 reads 30 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Midseason Report Cards for All 25 Players

    The Boston Red Sox have passed the 81-game mark of the season, and the team has finally begun to take on the look of a contender in the tough American League East...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 1,539 reads 1 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox: A Way to End the David Ortiz Drama

    For someone who professes to hate “drama,” Boston Red Sox All-Star slugger David Ortiz certainly enjoys creating a stir. In yet another rant to the media, Ortiz told USA Today reporter Jorge L...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 781 reads 8 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons to Believe This Team Is a Contender Again

    After dropping the opening game of their series against the Miami Marlins on June 11, the Boston Red Sox ’ record sat at an abysmal 29-32...

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  18. Boston Red Sox: 5 'Toxic' Elements in Clubhouse Needing to Be Purged

    After ESPN’s Buster Olney reported last week that the environment in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse was “toxic,” the players quickly fired back to shoot down the report...

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  19. Boston Red Sox: 5 Other Trades the Sox Need to Make for a 2012 Playoff Run

    With today's trade of long-time third baseman Kevin Youkilis to the White Sox , the Boston Red Sox have made the first of what could be many personnel moves before the July 31st MLB trade deadline...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 10,576 reads 36 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: Bobby Valentine's Most Puzzling Managerial Decisions of 2012

    With last night’s comeback win over the Miami Marlins , the Boston Red Sox have climbed three games over .500 and are, miraculously, just 5.5 games out of first place in the AL East...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 2,188 reads 4 comments

  21. Roger Clemens Verdict: Still Guilty of Being a Jerk

    Yesterday, after a prolonged process that cost taxpayers millions of dollars, Roger Clemens was acquitted of all six counts of perjury he was accused of after allegedly lying under oath to congress in February 2008...

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  22. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Cubs Series

    Things looked pretty bleak for the Boston Red Sox after a 3-0 loss to the MLB -worst Chicago Cubs on Friday night. The Sox had fallen below ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 2,185 reads 0 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: Theo Epstein's Mistakes Admission Is Too Little, Too Late

    As he admitted in a radio interview with Boston’s 98.5 The Sports Hub yesterday, former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein admitted to compromising the long-term health ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 1,758 reads 10 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons They Should Not Trade Kevin Youkilis

    The Boston Red Sox are, clearly, shopping Kevin Youkilis to all 29 other MLB teams. The emergence of Will Middlebrooks has seemingly made the experienced corner infielder an expendable spare part...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about 2 years ago 3,708 reads 18 comments

  25. Boston Red Sox: Predicting When Each Top 10 Sox Draft Pick Reaches the Bigs

    The Boston Red Sox used the majority of their early picks in the 2012 MLB draft on pitching, restocking their farm system with young arms they sorely needed. Of their first 10 selections, eight were pitchers...

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