1. Boston Red Sox: Clay Buchholz's Turnaround Makes Sox Contenders

    After being shellacked in his May 21 start at Baltimore, Clay Buchholz looked like a pitcher better suited for the International League than the American League...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,482 reads 6 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: 5 Possible Solutions to the Daniel Bard Problem

    Daniel Bard and the Boston Red Sox have finally reached a breaking point in the pitcher’s conversion to starter. After yesterday’s 1...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 2,625 reads 7 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox MLB Draft Results: Scouting Profiles for 2012 Picks

    With three of the first 37 selections in tonight’s 2012 MLB Draft, the Boston Red Sox have a tremendous opportunity to add several fine players to their already strong farm system...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 4,353 reads 1 comments

  4. MLB Draft 2012: 5 Reasons the Red Sox Need a Strong Draft

    While it’s a pretty obvious statement to say that every MLB team needs to draft well, the 2012 MLB draft represents a particularly crucial moment for the Boston Red Sox ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,776 reads 1 comments

  5. 10 Pitchers the Boston Red Sox Should Target in the 2012 MLB Draft

    When the 2012 MLB draft is held from June 4 to June 6, the Red Sox will look to reload their already-deep farm system with their selections from a solid draft class...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,739 reads 1 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Rays Series

    It’s rare that losing two out of three games to a division rival can actually yield more positives than negatives...

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  7. Red Sox Trade Rumors: Why Josh Beckett Could Be a Weapon for an NL Contender

    With the furor over the infamous golf outing subsiding, the vociferous fan demands for the Red Sox to trade Josh Beckett have dulled to mere whispers...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,112 reads 1 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Ranking the Relievers so Far

    To be kind, the Red Sox bullpen has been a bit of an enigma this year. Are they more like their ERA in April (6.10) or May (2.08)? Are they the guys who gave up 11 home runs in 62 April innings, or the ones who have given up six in 82...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,585 reads 5 comments

  9. Boston Red Sox: Top 10 Injured Players Ready to Make an Impact When They Return

    Even though it’s only May 23, the Red Sox have already managed to lose a comical number of players due to injury...

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  10. Boston Red Sox: David Ortiz Rant Proves He Is a Leader

    After a game that saw David Ortiz bash his 10th home run of the season (a 442 foot moon shot that easily made it to Eutaw Street) and the Sox reach the ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 2,166 reads 1 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: No Reason to Panic Because of Cody Ross Injury

    With Cody Ross headed to the DL for six to eight weeks with a broken foot, the Sox outfield has now lost all three of its projected starters due to injury. While this may seem like a catastrophic loss, this is no time to panic...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,426 reads 20 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox: 5 Reasons Jarrod Saltalamacchia Is an All-Star

    In what has been a roller coaster season for the Red Sox , it’s refreshing to occasionally focus on things that have gone well for this team in 2012. Jarrod Saltalamacchia has been one of these bright spots...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,596 reads 5 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox and Rich 'El Guapo' Garces: Remember That Guy?

    The Red Sox have many names that will forever resonate throughout New England: Williams, Yastrzemski, Rice, Garciaparra and Martinez are just a few that fans will always associate with a career full of highlights...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,763 reads 4 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Adrian Gonzalez Home-Run 'Guarantee' Rings Hollow

    Way back at the beginning of April, some foolish writers were suggesting Adrian Gonzalez might win the AL Triple Crown in 2012. Now, all Red Sox fans are hoping for is that Gonzalez reaches double-digit home runs...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,286 reads 4 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Jon Lester Is the Key to Salvaging 2012 Season

    Monday night, the man who was supposed to be the staff ace all along finally pitched like it. Jon Lester was brilliant at Fenway Park against the Mariners , tossing a complete-game ...

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  16. Why Sending Will Middlebrooks Back Down for Youkilis Would Infuriate the Fans

    Objectivity is something highly valued by every MLB team. It allows them to assess each player without being tied to intangibles that ultimately have no bearing on the player’s on-field worth...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,425 reads 10 comments

  17. Will Middlebrooks: Has Boston Red Sox Prospect 'Wally Pipped' Kevin Youkilis?

    Especially in baseball, history has a tendency to repeat itself. It looks like that is exactly what is happening right now for the Boston Red Sox ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 5,643 reads 13 comments

  18. Clay Buchholz: Just Another Highly Touted Prospect Who Couldn't Make It?

    For someone who is supposed to be a stabilizing force and a potential ace in the rotation, Clay Buchholz sure doesn’t look the part. The numbers this season over his six starts have been startling: only 32...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 892 reads 1 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox: 10 People to Blame for 2012 Struggles

    How did we get here? The Boston Red Sox ’s record currently stands at 12-18, which puts them behind only San Diego and Minnesota in the race for worst team in the MLB ...

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  20. Boston Red Sox: Beckett Golfing "Injured" Shows It's Time to Blow Up the Roster

    After a season filled with flops on the field, Red Sox fans assumed things couldn't get any worse. They were wrong...

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  21. Boston Red Sox: Is David Ortiz Currently the AL MVP?

    After a start like this, fans have to wonder: what does David Ortiz have to do to get a multi-year contract? The slugging Red Sox DH is currently putting together the best all-around ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,550 reads 12 comments

  22. Will Middlebrooks: 5 Sure Signs He Is Ready for MLB

    Will Middlebrooks, the Red Sox ’s most MLB -ready prospect, arrived at Fenway Park Wednesday night ready to make his first big league start and looking to get his career off on the right foot...

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  23. Mariano Rivera Injury: Why Red Sox Fans Will Miss the New York Yankees Great

    With Joe Girardi confirming to ESPNNew York the reports that the knee injury Mariano Rivera suffered on Thursday while shagging fly balls is a torn ACL , we may have seen the last of the Yankees closer...

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  24. Boston Red Sox: A Mediocre Team Stuck in Neutral

    It’s official: the infield of the future has arrived. Jose Iglesias and Will Middlebrooks have been called up to the Boston Red Sox , and the two budding young stars ...

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  25. Boston Red Sox and Nick Esasky: Remember That Guy?

    The Red Sox have many names that will forever resonate throughout New England: Williams, Yastrzemski, Rice, Garciaparra and Martinez are just a few that fans will always associate with a career full of highlights...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 2,083 reads 1 comments