1. LOWE BALL

    Is Derek Lowe Worth Four or Five Years, at $15 Million Per Season? In a Word; No.Derek Lowe began his Major League career with Seattle in 1997, and came to the Red Sox later that season...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  2. World Series is Won in October, Not December

    It's a loss that surely pains Red Sox fans, as it may for years to come. And it's a loss that certainly perplexes millions of baseball fans in general...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 224 reads 9 comments

  3. The Empire Strikes Back

    If you’re a Yankees fan, you’ve got to be thrilled with the Bombers’ latest blockbuster signing. And you surely love their management team; they always get their man...

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  4. The Error of Their Ways

    Scott Boras and Mark Teixeira may have finally overplayed their hand. First, Red Sox owner John Henry said that the Red Sox "are not going to be a factor" in signing the free agent first baseman...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 495 reads 1 comments

  5. Red Sox and Teixeira Divorced Before the Marriage?

    It seems the Red Sox were quite serious and determined in their pursuit of free agent Mark Teixeira. After all, the top brass flew to Texas to meet with the highly prized first baseman...

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  6. Will Red Sox Feel the Economic Pinch?

    The Red Sox have seen a number salaries come off the books this winter, giving them as much as $40-$60 million to spend on free agents, namely Mark Teixeira. In between the end of 2007 and the start of 2008, the club cut payroll by roughly $15 million...

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  7. Yankee Signings Reek of Desperation

    After missing the playoffs for the first time in 13 years, the Yankees appear desperate. First, they gave CC Sabathia—listed by the Brewers as 311 pounds—the largest-ever contract for a pitcher...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 716 reads 20 comments

  8. Prediction: Red Sox Will Nab Mark Teixeira

    ESPN is reporting that the Nationals have offered Mark Teixeira an eight-year, $160 million contract.At the same time, SI...

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  9. CRISP/RAMIREZ DEAL IS THE LYNCHPIN FOR NEXT DEAL

    In a perfect world, Theo Epstein would have preferred to see where Mark Texiera lands in the free agency process before trading Coco Crisp. But, knowing Scott Boras' tactics and game-plan, the final outcome may not be decided until after the new year...

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  10. Lugo for D-Train or Robertson?

    A Boston/Detroit Swap Would Make Sense For Both TeamsAfter two years of waiting for their investment to finally pay off, the Red Sox are clearly hoping to find a taker for the highly disappointing, and highly overpaid, Julio Lugo...

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  11. Boston Red Sox Need an Impact Bat

    Even David Ortiz says the Red Sox need another power bat. “You definitely need to find another guy who can produce here,” the Sox resident slugger said recently. Mark Teixeira is the obvious No...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 6 years ago 521 reads 3 comments

  12. Tek & Sox Facing Big Decisions

    The Red Sox and Jason Varitek will soon be faced with critical decisions; to remain in partnership or to part ways.For both parties, the decision will be a difficult and perhaps emotional one...

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  13. WHERE DO SOX GO FROM HERE?

    Unquestionably, The Offense Needs To Be Addressed This Off-SeasonThis is the story I was hoping I wouldn't have to write. Even after the Dodgers were eliminated from the NLCS, I still had hope that the Red Sox might prevail as the American League Champs..

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 6 years ago 152 reads 1 comments

  14. WHERE DO SOX GO FROM HERE?

    Unquestionably, The Offense Needs To Be Addressed This Off-SeasonThis is the story I was hoping I wouldn't have to write. Even after the Dodgers were eliminated from the NLCS, I still had hope that the Red Sox might prevail as the American League Champs..

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 6 years ago 106 reads 0 comments

  15. Red Sox-Rays: Tonight, All Will Be Revealed

    Who faces the most pressure tonight? If the Red Sox lose, their season is unceremoniously ended. But if the Rays lose, they live to play another game. Advantage Rays...

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  16. TONIGHT, ALL WILL BE REVEALED

    Who faces the most pressure tonight? If the Red Sox lose, their season is unceremoniously ended. But if the Rays lose, they live to play another game. Advantage Rays...

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  17. No Pitching + No Power = No Championship

    Where, you might be asking, has the Red Sox offense gone? Aside from an offensive explosion in Game 2 (resulting in nine runs), the Red Sox scored an anemic total of three combined runs in Games 1 & 3 of the ALCS...

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  18. DICE-K WHISTLES THROUGH THE GRAVEYARD -- AGAIN

    Whistling through the graveyard. That's the only way to describe it when Dice-K pitches.The Japanese hurler started the game inauspiciously when he loaded the bases -- on walks -- in the first...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 6 years ago 256 reads 0 comments

  19. SOX TO MAKE 4TH ALCS APPEARANCE IN 6 YEARS

    After it was all said and done, Jason Bay put it this way: "There are no superstars on this team, no egos. We all just get along...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about over 6 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  20. Roller Coaster Ride Ends Nicely For Sox In Anaheim

    We should be used to it now; high pitch counts, too many base runners, and a seeming high wire act.Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched his customary five innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and three walks...

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  21. Game 1: Sox Roll Behind Lester & Bay

    Jon Lester put it best."Any time you can come in to another team's ballpark and take the first game, it's huge."The Red Sox took a huge step in their quest to repeat as World Series Champions last night in Anaheim...

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  22. Red Sox-Angels Series Preview

    Historically, the Red Sox have fared well against the Angels.The Sox swept Orange County's favorite sons in the 2004 and 2007 AL Division Series, going on to win the World Series both times...

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  23. SOX MVP: PEDEY OR YOUK?

    Over the past five years, with David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez carrying the bulk of the offensive load for the Red Sox (not just the stats, but the big, key hits as well), the team MVP was generally a toss up between either member of the Dynamic Duo...

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  24. PEDROIA'S STAR SHINES BRIGHTLY

    This has truly been a remarkable year for Dustin Pedroia, who is setting the standard for Red Sox second baseman. Pedroia is the best Sox second baseman since the great Bobby Doerr, who is a member of the Hall of Fame...

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  25. Red Sox MASH Unit

    After winning the World Series in 2007, the Red Sox were certainly expected to contend again this year. Before the season began, many prognosticators even thought they had a very solid chance of repeating...

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