1. Dustin Pedroia Pushes Papi Out of Slump

    Laser show. Turns out Dustin Pedroia was right. He was one of the last remaining riders on the David Ortiz Bandwagon just a few weeks ago when he promised a mob of local reporters ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 612 reads 0 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Providing Little Reason to Remain Hopeful

    J.D. Drew hit a home run Sunday afternoon. While I'd usually make some sort of snarky comment about how difficult it is to hit balls out of the park without the use of a human heart, ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 379 reads 2 comments

  3. Reaching For The Panic Button: Weekend Sweep an Ugly Mess for Boston Red Sox

    Boston has long since had a reputation for jumping the gun when it comes to burying its sports teams. Historically speaking, patience in the Hub has been anything but a virtue...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 337 reads 4 comments

  4. Clay Buchholz's Time Is Now

    That Clay Buchholz was battered by the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday will raise few red flags in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse, as the lanky right-hander suffered the thumping during an admittedly sleepy spring training tune-up...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 448 reads 4 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox Spring Training Headlines: John Lackey Quietly Dominates

    While questions regarding Tim Wakefield's age and Daisuke Matsuzaka's durability continue to swirl around the Boston Red Sox during the middle stages of spring training, new acquisition John Lackey has quietly gone about his business...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 329 reads 2 comments

  6. Five Boston Red Sox Positional Battles Worth Keeping an Eye On

    The Boston Red Sox enter Spring Training with the starting lineup and pitching rotation essentially squared away. With the addition of players like Adrian Beltre, Marco Scutaro and Mike Cameron ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 629 reads 2 comments

  7. 2010 MLB Predictions: Five Preseason Questions Facing the Boston Red Sox

    Few teams in Major League baseball enter Spring Training dealing with both sky-high expectations and lingering scrutiny ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 785 reads 0 comments

  8. Wedding Woes: Finally a Ring Red Sox Fans Can Like on Derek Jeter

    Is it me, or did the hot stove just get hotter? Rumors are swirling like discarded hot dog wrappers in New York City that heartthrob shortstop Derek Jeter is set to tie the knot with actress ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 955 reads 6 comments

  9. The Boston Red Sox this Season: The 10 Most Pressing Issues in 2010

    It's certainly been an offseason full of intrigue for the Boston Red Sox, as a handful of high profile—if not creative—moves have kept the hot stove burning and the talking heads talking...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 679 reads 1 comments

  10. Adrian Beltre Signing Completes Impressive Red Sox Makeover

    In the interest of full disclosure, I’m the same guy who said heading into last season that I thought the Red Sox had made enough savvy moves to challenge the Yankees for the pennant. Not quite...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 728 reads 18 comments

  11. Peter Gammons: The Reason We Can All Do What We Do

    This wasn't the kind of breaking news I anticipated at baseball's Winter Meetings. It was announced today, in somewhat stunning fashion, that ESPN baseball analyst and Baseball Hall of Famer ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 4 years ago 215 reads 2 comments

  12. Big Problems With Big Baby: A Celtics Fan's Reluctant Realization

    I’ve been biting my tongue for the better part of two seasons—primarily because he’s had flashes of brilliance, including perhaps the most clutch shot delivered during the Celtics ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 475 reads 1 comments

  13. Jason Bay Signing Needs To Be a Boston Red Sox Priority

    With the Yankees on the doorstep of another championship, it appears the end of the World Series will once again be reason to celebrate for those dressed in pinstripes. For the Red Sox and their fans, though, it simply sets the clock in motion...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 473 reads 7 comments

  14. Pain and Simple: Sox Offense Falls Woefully Short in Playoffs

    It turns out we didn’t have to worry about the 25-year-old rookie who started the game. Or the untested rook who first relieved him.The real culprit was the strongest member of the strongest bullpen in baseball...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 304 reads 6 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox Can Count Their Concerns Heading into the Playoffs on One Hand

    Clinching a postseason berth as early as the Red Sox did is a strange circumstance for the dedicated viewing public...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 306 reads 3 comments

  16. Managing Just Fine: Terry Francona Guiding Boston Red Sox to Another Postseason

    Here’s something most of New England wouldn’t have predicted when they plunked down in front of their Honey Nut Cheerios on Sunday morning: The Red Sox's offense would be as prolific as the Patriots offense that afternoon...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 161 reads 3 comments

  17. Leadoff Lightning: Jacoby Ellsbury's the Thunder Boston Needs at Top of Order

    Numbers. In baseball, especially modern-day baseball, they mean everything. The game has been reduced to a series of numerals and figures and equations complicated enough to make any fantasy stat geek drool...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 304 reads 17 comments

  18. Odd Cast of Characters Leads Boston in Season's Two Most Dramatic Games

    In light of the dazzling efforts on the mound from a resurgent youngster and a rejuvenated graybeard last Saturday and Sunday, it seems the Red Sox have had their decisions made for ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 5 years ago 248 reads 1 comments

  19. Gagne Redux?: With Billy Wagner, Red Sox Take a Familiar Gamble

    Last night’s Red Sox win over Chicago featured so many bizarre twists and unusual turns, it seems the only place to begin is at the end...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 369 reads 11 comments

  20. Lamenting the Lineup: Red Sox Still Searching for Consistency

    The state of the Boston Red Sox was summed up rather tidily by Sunday afternoon’s lineup card.It was difficult not to laugh out loud at the team the Sox ran out against the Rangers...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 201 reads 2 comments

  21. Red Sox Showing Critical Signs of Life vs Tigers

    As far as introductions to the Major Leagues go, Junichi Tazawa’s has been anything but uneventful.His first steps to a Major League mound came in the wee hours of Saturday morning, in the 14th inning of a scoreless tie at Yankee Stadium...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  22. A Sad Sequel: Boston Red Sox Running Out of Time to Save the Season

    I'm beginning to feel like I've seen this movie before.In fact, last night's epic 15-inning loss to the Yankees played out like so many depressing sequels, down to an appearance from a character actor who played a bit part in the original...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 225 reads 2 comments

  23. For The Red Sox, The Hunt For October Begins Tuesday

    The Boston Red Sox aren’t likely to shed any tears as they say goodbye to July. They ultimately find themselves trailing the Yankees by just a half-game, and would be in the playoffs as the Wild Card if the postseason started today...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 98 reads 1 comments

  24. Report: Red Sox Ortiz Tested Positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs

    If the report is true—and given the reliability of similar accounts in recent months, there’s no reason to believe it isn’t—then Red Sox fans will have nothing to do but sit back and take their lumps...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 262 reads 14 comments

  25. Red Sox Reportedly Offer Clay Buchholz in Deal for Roy Halladay

    According to a Yahoo! Sports report, the Red Sox have upped their personal ante in the Roy Halladay sweepstakes this afternoon, offering Clay Buchholz and Michael Bowden—the top two starting ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 5 years ago 1,211 reads 10 comments