1. Red Sox Preview: Jed Lowrie Might Not Be the Answer at Shortstop

    Those who have tuned in to the extensive spring training coverage NESN has dedicated to the Boston Red Sox over the last few weeks—which, at this point, rivals the treatment of ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 1,358 reads 23 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox: 5 Players the Team Will See Before All Is Said and Done

    When you spend buckets of cash in the offseason like the Boston Red Sox did this winter, you tend to enter spring training with something of an idea of what the roster will look like come April...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 1,829 reads 0 comments

  3. Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Boston Red Sox Embracing Newcomer As Starting Catcher

    After hearing the Red Sox pitchers talk about it, you wouldn't know the catcher position remains one of the biggest question marks on a retooled squad heading into the 2011 season...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 1,152 reads 2 comments

  4. Boston's Two of a Kind? Sox Need Return To Form From Josh Beckett, John Lackey

    Given the monstrous improvements the Boston Red Sox have made this winter, it's funny to look back and consider that the "prize" of the last Hot Stove season in Beantown was none other than John Lackey...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 320 reads 1 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox Have Jumped to the Front of AL East Line

    It was a curious week for the Boston Red Sox, even if the biggest news to trickle out of Fenway Park was an announcement regarding bullpen walls...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 1,382 reads 5 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: 5 Questions Still Facing the Team

    There has been very little to complain about during a monumental offseason for the Boston Red Sox. A team starving for interesting personalities and, more importantly, improved talent ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 5,170 reads 2 comments

  7. Adrian Gonzalez Trade: Ten Reasons It's the Perfect Play For The Boston Red Sox

    What, the Jason Varitek signing didn't do it for you? If ever a team needed a blockbuster move to reinvigorate a slumbering fan base and reignite its championship chanced, it was the Boston Red Sox...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 4,631 reads 10 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Offseason Gives Team a Chance To Reclaim Identity

    Tuning in to the World Series as a viewer without a true rooting interest, I was struck at how undeniably likeable both teams were. Both were remarkable stories...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about over 3 years ago 651 reads 0 comments

  9. 2010 MLB Offseason: Boston Red Sox Need to Find Right Blend Of Skill and Swagger

    As the Major League Baseball playoffs turn the page from divisional to championship series, and the Yankees and Phillies celebrate convincing sweeps—utterly boring, yawn-inducing ...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 961 reads 4 comments

  10. Red Sox: Adrian Beltre a Risk, But a Risk Worth Taking

    Adrian Beltre and David Ortiz reached the 100-RBI plateau on the same night this week, creating a fitting link between two players who figure to be critical pieces in the most significant Red Sox off-season in recent memory...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 802 reads 4 comments

  11. No Rays of Hope: Red Sox Inch Closer To Throwing Up White Flag

    The Tampa Bay Rays roll into Boston this afternoon. So does Lars Anderson. Somewhere in the juxtaposition between the two is the uncomfortable limbo in which the Boston Red Sox currently find themselves...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  12. One Down: Red Sox Start Critical Series at Tampa With Huge Victory

    Tony Massarotti said on 98.5 The Sports Hub this afternoon that the odds were stacked mightily against the Red Sox heading into Friday night's critical series opener at Tampa Bay...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 132 reads 3 comments

  13. Changing of the Guard? Ryan Kalish Has Chance to Alter Centerfield Picture

    Jacoby Ellsbury has spent the majority of the season in a handful of very specific places: Arizona, the disabled list, the doghouse of a rabid Boston media. Everywhere but on the field...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 1,580 reads 8 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Six Keys in the American League Pennant Race

    Tony Massarotti said on the radio in Boston this week that the baseball season, for all intents and purposes, doesn't begin until August 15...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 1,157 reads 3 comments

  15. Kevin Youkilis: Surgery Could Be Last Straw for Boston Red Sox

    When Dustin Pedroia went down with a broken foot in San Francisco and a diagnosis of six weeks off, all of Red Sox nation quickly plucked the calendar off the wall and thumbed through to the beginning of August...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about almost 4 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  16. No Relief in Sight: Boston Red Sox in Dire Need of Bullpen Improvement

    It could have been a comedy of errors, though it’s unlikely anyone in the Red Sox dugout found anything remotely humorous in Sunday’s ugly collapse...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 1,061 reads 0 comments

  17. All-Star Break Report Card: Rating the Boston Red Sox First Half

    Daniel Nava? Darnell McDonald? Felix Doubront? Household names all, thanks to a wild and bizarre first half of the season that has seen the Boston Red Sox go from floundering to flying to floundering again...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 911 reads 6 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Potential Red Sox Trades

    Following a weekend mini-tour of the National League West that ultimately sent Dustin Pedroia, Victor Martinez and Clay Buccholz onto the list of walking wounded in the Boston clubhouse, Sox fans had to think that it couldn't get any worse...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 2,694 reads 1 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox Dealing with Dangerous Body Count After "Bloodbath by the Bay"

    For those of you with tickets to tomorrow night’s Boston Red Sox game with the suddenly fading Tampa Bay Rays, fear not: The annual Futures at Fenway extravaganza slated for July 10 has not been moved up...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 263 reads 2 comments

  20. J.D. Drew Taking the Wrong Time Off: "J.D." Stands for "Just Disabled"

    The Boston Red Sox will return to the site of their last World Championship tonight to open a set with the Colorado Rockies, and they will do so without the services of J.D. Drew, who is apparently unable to play after tweaking a hamstring last week...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 548 reads 10 comments

  21. Manny Being Manny: Expect a Mixed Reception in Return To Fenway

    I was married on May 31, 2008, the same day Manny Ramirez clubbed his 500th home run at Camden Yards in Baltimore...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 152 reads 0 comments

  22. John Lackey Lacking? Don't Expect Red Sox Hurler To Struggle for Long

    The Red Sox may have finally found the formula for letting John Lackey settle in on Friday evening: Put up a 10-spot in the first inning...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 383 reads 1 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: A Five-Item Wish List

    Adrian Beltre has posted some impressive numbers in the early stages of his first season with the Red Sox. He has a .332 average, seven home runs, 40 RBI. And two teammates eliminated...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 821 reads 3 comments

  24. Forget the Yankees: Time To Retire a Tired Fenway Chant

    The chant was clear even on television, so it must have been deafening if you were one of the lucky 37,000 or so in the stands...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 373 reads 8 comments

  25. Red Sox Face Early Exam: Tampa Series As Important As They Come in May

    Mike Cameron is slated to perhaps come off the Disabled List tonight and enter the Red Sox lineup. This fact alone is not likely to prompt cartwheels in the streets of Boston—but it's what the transaction would mean that is more important...

    Keith Testa Written by Keith Testa about 4 years ago 172 reads 1 comments