1. Boston Red Sox: Means to Improve May Be Limited

    Despite scoring the third most runs in baseball this season, the Red Sox offense couldn't rise to the occasion in their brief post-season. That's because two of those three games were played away from Fenway Park...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 4 years ago 661 reads 22 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Have Their Backs Against the Wall

    Team Hoping History Is On Their Side Once Again The Red Sox possessed the third most potent offense in the Majors this year. You'd hardly know it judging by the first two games of the ALDS...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  3. Red Sox Vs. Angels in ALDS; Will History Repeat?

    One hundred fifty-seven games into the 2009 season, the Red Sox finally secured their sixth post-season appearance this decade...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 550 reads 5 comments

  4. Francona #2 in Wins Among Red Sox Managers

    But He's #1 in the Post-Season, When it Really Counts Red Sox manager Terry Francona notched a milestone last night, moving into a second-place tie for most wins by a Red Sox skipper (560)...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 551 reads 0 comments

  5. Jason Bay Set to Become a Very Rich Man

    Jason Bay has had a productive week. A memorable week. A milestone week. And, likely, a very fortuitous week. On Sunday, Bay turned 31 and, to celebrate, set a new career best with his 110th RBI...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 582 reads 19 comments

  6. Red Sox Rotation Appears Locked In & Locked Down

    With 14 games remaining in the regular season, the Red Sox finally seem to have their starting pitching in order, and perhaps even their playoff rotation set. It's been a long time coming...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  7. For Red Sox, Daisuke Matsuzaka's Arrival Is Better Late Than Never

    Watching Daisuke Matsuzaka shut out the powerful Angels lineup for six plus innings was undoubtedly heartening to the Red Sox. For starters, Matsuzaka made it into the seventh inning for the first time this season...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 124 reads 2 comments

  8. Jon Lester Securing His Place Amongst Red Sox Lefties

    In just four seasons (only two of them full campaigns), Jon Lester has already put a few notches in his belt: a no-hitter, World Series Game Four winner, and club record for strikeouts in a season by a lefty (204)...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 92 reads 3 comments

  9. It's Crunch Time For Josh Beckett And The Boston Red Sox

    For much of the season, Josh Beckett has been totally dominant and looked like a Cy Young candidate. Beckett leads the Sox rotation with 175.1 innings, and has allowed just 155 hits while fanning 163 batters...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 174 reads 2 comments

  10. Billy Wagner, the Power Painter, Should Help Red Sox

    Billy Wagner joining the Red Sox makes sense for all involved parties. The Mets are off the hook for the remainder of the nearly $3.5 million owed to him this year...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 138 reads 1 comments

  11. Tarnished Penny: Brad Penny Hurts Red Sox and Must Go

    At this point, it's reasonable to ask if Brad Penny will, or should, ever make another start for the Red Sox.Against the Yankees on Friday night, Penny lasted just four innings, allowing eight earned runs on 10 hits...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 218 reads 4 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox News & Notes

    In getting the win against Toronto last night, Clay Buchholz equaled his win total from last year, a disastrous season for the young righty. Now 2-3, Buchholz's only other win this year was also against Toronto, in his season debut on July 17...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 98 reads 6 comments

  13. Red Sox Don't Look Like a Playoff Team

    With 45 games left in the season, the Red Sox find themselves in an unexpected position—fighting for a playoff spot...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 328 reads 9 comments

  14. Hail to the Thief: Jacoby Ellsbury Ties Red Sox Record

    In the first inning against the Yankees on Friday, Jacoby Ellsbury staked his claim in the club's record book. After 36 years, Tommy Harper’s single-season steals record will finally be eclipsed...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 246 reads 2 comments

  15. As The Red Sox Flop, The Yankees Have Risen To The Top

    If you want to know the difference between the Yankees and the Red Sox right now, and why the Yankees just swept the Red Sox in four straight games, look no further than their starting lineups: Red Sox 1...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 109 reads 5 comments

  16. The Red Sox are in Trouble

    Watching Brad Penny pitch last night was just the latest sign that the Red Sox are in trouble. Once again, Penny couldn't pitch into the 7th inning. The big righty went six innings, giving up five runs on six hits, allowed two walks, and struck out five..

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 253 reads 4 comments

  17. If Only Victor Martinez Could Pitch

    In last year's ALCS, the Red Sox were outgunned offensively by the Rays. The loss of Mike Lowell, due to a hip injury, hurt the Sox considerably...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 48 reads 2 comments

  18. Big Papi is a Big Cheater

    Now We Know Why Papi Doesn't Play So Big Anymore"Ban 'em for the whole year."That was Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's suggestion on what to do with MLB players who test positive for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs)...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 312 reads 5 comments

  19. For Boston Red Sox, It's Time to Act

    Brad Penny has not gone seven innings in any of his 20 starts this season, which is the most in the Majors. It's also the longest single-season streak by a Red Sox pitcher since 1954...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 313 reads 1 comments

  20. Roy Halladay vs. Cliff Lee

    Though Cliff Lee is apparently off to Philadelphia, I thought this analysis of the two biggest pitching names available at the trade deadline would be interesting. Roy Halladay Career Stats Age:32 Service: 11 seasons Wins: 142 ERA: 3...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 983 reads 1 comments

  21. Will the Boston Red Sox Finally Feel Compelled To Deal Clay Buchholz?

    With Tim Wakefield on the DL due to back spasms (shoulder troubles have sidelined him in each of the last two seasons), Daisuke Matsuzaka not expected back until September, and John Smoltz looking ...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 506 reads 5 comments

  22. Rice Was Always Worthy

    Jim Rice was the most feared hitter in the American League over a 12-year span. That says it all.But for 14 years, Rice failed to garner enough votes for entrance into the Hall of Fame...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 155 reads 6 comments

  23. The Red Sox Offense has been Offensive

    July has not been kind to the previously formidable Red Sox offenseThough the Red Sox remain fourth in the AL in runs scored, it's truly hard to believe right now. For the past month, the Sox offense has looked positively anemic...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 140 reads 6 comments

  24. With Trades, Red Sox Attempt to Create Something from Nothing

    Since they'll be paying virtually all of his salary for the next season and a half, the Red Sox were able to pawn Julio Lugo off on the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for outfielder Chris Duncan, plus a player to be named later...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 102 reads 2 comments

  25. The Julio Lugo Experiment Comes to a Merciful Ending

    It was bad for Julio Lugo right from the start.Lugo called Red Sox management during the winter they signed him, saying he had a sickness that resulted in the loss of 15 or 20 pounds...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 5 years ago 112 reads 1 comments