1. Is Albert Pujols Really Better Than Babe Ruth?

    Albert Pujols turned in a historic performance in Game 3 of the World Series, hitting three home runs and driving in six runs as the Cardinals beat the Rangers, 16-7...

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  2. Boston Red Sox' Jon Lester: Winner & Strikeout Machine

    With his win against the Yankees a week ago Saturday, Jon Lester improved his career record to 66-26, giving him a .7173 career win percentage. That surpassed former Yankee Spud Chandler (...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 3 years ago 480 reads 3 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox' John Lackey Is Lacking

    What's wrong with John Lackey ? Is it personal issues, or is Lackey just not cut out for the glare of Boston and the heat of the AL East? In his last outing, Lackey allowed 14 base-runners and nine earned runs in 6...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 3 years ago 1,527 reads 3 comments

  4. 2011 Preview: A Closer Look at the Boston Red Sox Bullpen

    For the most part, there will be little drama and little suspense. The Red Sox will enter spring training with virtual locks at almost every position—except the bullpen...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 4 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB: David Ortiz's Contract with the Boston Red Sox Looks Like Grand Larceny

    Some potential Hall of Famers have had a hard time finding work this winter, while others have had to settle for rather humbling deals...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 4 years ago 1,348 reads 4 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: Starting Rotation Key To Team's Success in 2011

    In order to be the World Series contenders that many people expect them to be this season, the Red Sox will need all five of their starters to pitch up to their potential. Last season, Red Sox starting pitching was inconsistent, at best...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 4 years ago 1,836 reads 6 comments

  7. MLB Rumors: Remove LA Dodgers From List of Potential Daisuke Matsuzaka Suitors

    This story originally ran on Kennedy's Commentary Earlier this offseason, there had been speculation that the Dodgers may have interest in trading for Daisuke Matsuzaka , ...

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  8. Losing Victor Martinez Saves Boston Red Sox Money, Creates Big Hole In Lineup

    The Red Sox lost Victor Martinez to the Tigers because they were outbid by $8 million dollars over four years. That amounts to just $2 million per season...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 4 years ago 1,091 reads 6 comments

  9. David Ortiz: Is Big Papi Era About to End for Boston Red Sox Nation?

    David Ortiz struck out three more times yesterday, reminding us that he has truly become an all-or-nothing hitter. Ortiz now has 109 whiffs in 340 at-bats this season, which means he's striking out a whopping 32 percent of the time...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 1,553 reads 31 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox: Season May Already Be Over

    Weeks ago, most of Red Sox Nation seemed to give up on the idea that the Sox could overtake the Yankees and win the AL East. The conventional wisdom was that the team was now fighting to overtake the Rays for the Wild Card spot...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 399 reads 3 comments

  11. Tim Wakefield May Have Made Final Start For Red Sox

    Watching Tim Wakefield pitch last night in Oakland, I couldn't help but think it might have been his final start with the Red Sox; not just this season, but ever...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 563 reads 6 comments

  12. Lackluster John Lackey Facing Must-Win Game

    John Lackey has been nothing less than a tremendous disappointment this season. After signing for more than $82 million in the offseason, certainly a lot more was expected of him than he has provided...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  13. Both Armando Galarraga and the Game of Baseball Deserve Better

    By now, baseball fans across the nation have seen the video, and the photographic evidence. Armando Galarraga was robbed of a once in a lifetime opportunity – a perfect game...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  14. Daisuke Matsuzaka Dazzles and Disappoints

    Daisuke Matsuzaka is the proverbial box of chocolates; you never know what you're going to get. Last Saturday night, against the defending NL champion Phillies, Dice-K threw a one-hitter ...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 311 reads 4 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox Suddenly Coming Alive

    The poor start to the Red Sox season came as a surprise to many. Especially since the offense, which seemed suspect to many at the start of the season, has been a force...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 224 reads 3 comments

  16. May, a Make or Break Month for Red Sox

    The Red Sox are team still struggling to find their identity as they near the midpoint of May. Having dropped two in a row to the Yankees, the Sox are now back below .500, at 15-16...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  17. Red Sox Experiencing Power Outage

    Twenty-two games into this season, the Red Sox have finally drawn even at 11-11, putting them alone in third place. The Sox have won five of their last six games and seven out of nine...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 163 reads 3 comments

  18. Red Sox Facing Bad Breaks, Playing Bad Baseball

    Coming into this season, there were many concerns — even some predictions — that the Red Sox wouldn't have the offense to prevail in the AL East, much less win the Pennant...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 280 reads 1 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox Offense Living Up To Preseason Doubts

    The Red Sox were booed as they left the field today. They've suffered five straight losses, including a sweep by the Rays, and now they're six games out of first. The Sox are now 4-9 this season...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 482 reads 17 comments

  20. Jeremy Hermida, Mike Lowell in Waiting: How Long Can Sox Wait on David Ortiz?

    Red Sox manager Terry Francona currently faces two questions that are in essence one and the same: How much longer can he, in good conscience, continue to write David Ortiz's name into ...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 231 reads 4 comments

  21. A Stressed-Out David Ortiz Melts Down on Reporters

    David Ortiz went on a profanity-laced tirade against reporters who questioned his 0-for-7 start this season. Ortiz is the only Red Sox regular without a hit after two games...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 605 reads 10 comments

  22. Red Sox-Yankees Opening Night: A Good Start and Some Good Signs for Boston

    Though the first game was a bit of a mixed bag, all's well that ends well.Red Sox resident ace Josh Beckett looked rather ordinary on the mound, throwing 94 pitches in just 4.2 innings...

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  23. 2010 MLB Predictions: Red Sox 25-Man Roster Set As Spring Training Concludes

    The Red Sox 25-man roster seems to have finally taken shape as the team prepares to break camp in Fort Meyers. There have been a few tough calls, partly because some players are out of options and can't be sent down to the minors...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 540 reads 2 comments

  24. Waiting For David Ortiz To Rebound May Be Wishful Thinking

    David Ortiz'z struggles in 2009 are well-documented. Through 40 games and 149 at-bats last year, Ortiz was batting under .200 and had no home runs. By June 1, he was batting .185 and had one home run...

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  25. Who Will The Red Sox Get This Year: Big Papi or David Ortiz

    Over the past couple of seasons, the rapid decline of David Ortiz has been somewhat spectacular. Ortiz has not hit 30 or more home runs since 2007. His batting average dropped to ...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 136 reads 4 comments