1. Adrian Gonzalez to L.A.: Two Prospects Red Sox Should Demand in Potential Trade

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been awarded a trade waiver claim on Boston Red Sox first baseman Adrian Gonzalez . Bill Shaikin of the L.A. Times tweeted: Source: # Dodgers awarded waiver claim on Adrian Gonzalez...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 5,488 reads 34 comments

  2. Bob McClure Fired by Boston Red Sox

    Boston Red Sox pitching coach Bob McClure is the first casualty of Boston's dismal season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted: # redsox fire pitching coach bob mcclure ...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 794 reads 4 comments

  3. Report: Kelly Shoppach Used Gonzalez's Phone to Text Red Sox Front Office

    In what is becoming an increasingly bizarre Red Sox season, it was reported by the New York Daily News that Kelly Shoppach, and not Adrian Gonzalez, sent a text message to upper management about discontentment with Bobby Valentine...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 5,919 reads 10 comments

  4. Silver Linings for the Boston Red Sox During a Season of Drama

    You know things are bad when you have to throw around phrases like “silver linings” to describe a season. But at this point that is all the Boston Red Sox have left...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 941 reads 4 comments

  5. Biggest Blunders of Bobby V's Tumultuous First Season with Boston Red Sox

    Bobby Valentine came to Boston with a certain reputation, let’s call it colorful . It is exactly his outspoken, colorful nature that has put his decisions in the cross-hairs of every die-hard Red Sox fan on the planet...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 3,608 reads 7 comments

  6. With Will Middlebrooks Hurt It's Time for the Red Sox to Call Up Jose Iglesias

    According to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe, Will Middlebrooks broke his wrist in Friday night’s win over the Cleveland Indians ...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 2,841 reads 19 comments

  7. What the Red Sox Need to Do to Make a Shocking Run to the Fall Classic

    Calling the Boston Red Sox ’ chances at getting to the World Series a long shot does really even begin to scratch the surface at how slim their chances are. So what else can we call it? Unlikely? Slim? We’re getting close I think...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 4,644 reads 8 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Why Bobby Valentine Should Quit Right Now

    It is time for Bobby Valentine to quit his job. Not tomorrow, not at the end of the season—right now. Notice I did not say fired. He should not be fired...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 4,093 reads 37 comments

  9. 5 Top Prospects the Boston Red Sox Are Lucky Not to Have Traded on July 31

    The July 31 trade deadline came and went. The Boston Red Sox barely made a splash. They traded Matt Albers and Scott Podsednik to Arizona for lefty Craig Breslow...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 4,095 reads 19 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Show True Grit Against American League's Best

    If you know the movie True Grit , you’re familiar with the name Rooster Cogburn . He’s an imperfect hero. He's a drunken U.S. Marshall who, when it comes it down it, is someone you want on your side—flaws and all...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 730 reads 12 comments

  11. MLB Trade Deadline: Latest Boston Red Sox Rumors

    It's finally here: the trade deadline. All of the speculation ends today. Rumors will be proven as fact or simply wilt away into the forgotten rumor pile...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 1,715 reads 0 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox: The Josh Beckett Act Is Wearing Thin

    Like Axl Rose showing up late for his own concerts (yes, I'm old), or Lady Gaga showing us just how shocking she can be—the Josh Beckett act in Boston is wearing thin. It's wearing thin both on and off the field this season...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 2,998 reads 14 comments

  13. Red Sox Trade Scenarios: 7 Best Deadline Fits for Boston

    The Boston Red Sox need help. Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford and Dustin Pedroia are all back in the lineup. David Ortiz should not be too far behind. Still, the Red Sox are just as mediocre as ever...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 6,288 reads 29 comments

  14. MLB Trade Speculation: Why a Josh Beckett for Josh Johnson Deal Makes Sense

    The Boston Red Sox need to do something drastic to have any reasonable chance at even making the second wild card spot this season. That drastic deal should involve dealing Josh Beckett to the Miami Marlins in return for Josh Johnson...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about 2 years ago 996 reads 5 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Why Matt Garza Would Save the Red Sox's Season

    Matt Garza . The name might be driving you crazy right now. We keep hearing it. We keep hearing the names “ Boston Red Sox ” and “Garza” attached to each other in trade rumors...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 5,869 reads 58 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: The Red Sox Are Making a Mistake by Shopping Carl Crawford

    According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports , “The Boston Red Sox are contacting teams to gauge their trade interest in Crawford, according to major-league sources...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 6,810 reads 51 comments

  17. MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox Pursuing Ryan Dempster

    According to SI.com , the Boston Red Sox are actively pursuing Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster . Buster Olney of ESPN ...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 3,398 reads 14 comments

  18. Kevin Youkilis Returns Against Red Sox to Standing O by the Fenway Faithful

    Kevin Youkilis returned to Fenway Park on Monday night and Red Sox fans let him know how much they appreciated the time he spent in Boston...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 1,057 reads 2 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Rafael Betancourt Would Be Wrong Move for Red Sox

    According to reports by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe , the Red Sox have shown interest in Colorado Rockies reliever Rafael Betancourt. Playing in a park generally not kind to pitchers, Betancourt has put up great numbers...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 2,031 reads 5 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox Waste Strong Start by Clay Buchholz, Lose to Tampa Bay Rays 5-3

    Clay Buchholz made a triumphant return Saturday (July 14) after being sidelined for almost a month with esophagitis. The bullpen and offense just could not back him up. Before the illness, Buchholz was on fire...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 1,011 reads 12 comments

  21. Boston Red Sox: 10 Biggest Second-Half Series for Bobby Valentine and Co.

    The Red Sox currently stand at 43-43 and are 9.5 games behind the New York Yankees in the American League East and 2.5 games back in the wild-card hunt. They played 28 series in the first half and only won 13...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 1,175 reads 11 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: Examining The Power Outage of Adrian Gonzalez

    There is no denying Adrian Gonzalez is in the middle of a power outage. The home runs just are not coming...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 2,711 reads 31 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox Trade Deadline Speculation: It's Felix Hernandez or Bust

    For the Boston Red Sox it’s go big or go home time. There can be no down-the-middle this season at the trade deadline. This is not the season to trade away prospects for bullpen help or infield depth or even a number two starter...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 4,963 reads 43 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: Red Sox Wrong Not to Consider Trading Josh Beckett

    According to a July 6 report from Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLB Trade Rumors , “the Red Sox aren’t considering trades involving Josh Beckett ...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 3,830 reads 45 comments

  25. Freddy Garcia, New York Yankees Overpower Boston Red Sox, Win 6-1

    The clouds were rolling in on Fenway Park this afternoon, setting an ominous tone for the New York Yankees game with the Boston Red Sox before Franklin Morales even threw a pitch...

    Tom Fitz Written by Tom Fitz about over 2 years ago 2,452 reads 8 comments