1. Will Jacoby Ellsbury Ever Regain His Power?

    In 2011, Jacoby Ellsbury was the best player in Major League Baseball. He finished the year with a .321 average, 32 home runs and 39 steals while also playing stellar defense (16 UZR, fourth overall in MLB ) in center field...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about 1 year ago 2,545 reads 5 comments

  2. Potential Outside Options to Replace an Injured David Ortiz

    The latest news concerning David Ortiz ’s injury isn ’t great. The last remaining member of Boston’s 2004 championship team has been prescribed several days of ...

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  3. Where Does Rubby De La Rosa Fit into Boston's 2013 Plans?

    When the Red Sox signed Ryan Dempster this offseason I was disappointed. After pitching brilliantly for a half year with the Chicago Cubs , the 35-year-old righthander posted a 5...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about over 1 year ago 2,098 reads 7 comments

  4. Boston's Clubhouse Drama Should Take a Back Seat in 2013

    The last year-and-a-half has been quite a whirlwind for Red Sox fans. After missing the playoffs in 2010 for just the second time in eight years, GM Theo Epstein and the rest ...

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  5. The WAR Chronicles: How Boston Can Make the 2013 Playoffs

    The Boston Red Sox finished with a 69-93 record last year, the third worst mark in the American League. However, their Pythagorean record, which is a measure of a team’s expected win total based on run differential, was 74-88...

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  6. Hall of Fame Breakdown: Curt Schilling vs. Jack Morris

    The prevailing thought going into the Hall of Fame vote yesterday was that Curt Schilling wouldn ’t make it in on the first ballot but would attain enough share of the vote to make him a strong contender over the next couple of years...

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  7. Sox Make Solid First Move by Signing Napoli

    After the first few signings of this offseason, it’s evident that MLB’s free agent landscape is changing...

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  8. Despite 25 Points by Ryan Anderson, BC Comes Up Short Against No. 16 Baylor

    The Boston College basketball team faced the 16th-ranked Baylor Bears in the Charleston Classic on Thursday afternoon...

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  9. In Wake of Blue Jays Blockbuster, Sox Have No Need to Respond

    The Red Sox offseason is off to a promising, if unspectacular, start. They’ ve hired a new manager who commands the respect of players and is on the same page as the front office...

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  10. The 5 Most Pressing Red Sox Priorities

    Now that the Boston Red Sox have successfully hired a new manager, their offseason agenda will be focused on the players...

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  11. Farrell Decision Lays Groundwork for Long-Term Success

    The Boston Red Sox 's decision to hire former Sox pitching coach and recent Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell was not made solely for next year...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about over 1 year ago 711 reads 1 comments

  12. Crucial Mistake to Let Raul Ibanez Hit in 9th with Lefty Coke on Mound

    It was the at bat which sealed the New York Yankees fate in the 2012 season. After taking Justin Verlander to the brink with 132 pitches over the first eight and third innings, ...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about over 1 year ago 2,632 reads 17 comments

  13. 10 Boston Red Sox Free-Agent Pitching Targets

    The Boston Red Sox starting rotation was a mess last season. Jon Lester, Josh Beckett and Felix Doubront all had ERAs over 4.80, and Clay Buchholz wasn’t much better at 4.56...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about almost 2 years ago 7,979 reads 17 comments

  14. 10 Red Sox Players Who Are Still on Management's Must-Keep List

    In a perfect world, this would be a slideshow on the 10 most important players in the 2012 Red Sox playoff run. But the team has sunk to unimaginable levels of losing this year and will likely finish with their worst record since 1965...

    Stephen Sikora Written by Stephen Sikora about almost 2 years ago 6,044 reads 19 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Buster Posey vs. Andrew McCutchen Batting Race Sans Cabrera

    Now that Melky Cabrera has taken himself out of consideration for the National League batting title, the race will come down to two men: Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen ...

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  16. Will Fenway Sports Group Actually Sell the Boston Red Sox This Offseason?

    At this point there’s really not much to say about this year’s team, which will likely finish with Boston’s worst record since 1992...

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  17. BC Falls Against Northwestern, Dashes Hope for Winning Season

    After Saturday’s 22-13 loss against Northwestern, the Boston College Eagles are now 3-10 over the past two seasons against Division 1 opponents...

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  18. Junior WR Alex Amidon Having Breakout Year for Boston College Eagles

    After a disappointing 4-8 season last year, Boston College head coach Frank Spaziani hired a new offensive coordinator with the intention of significantly improving the team’s lackluster offense...

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  19. Re-Ranking the Top-10 Red Sox Prospects After LA-Boston Megadeal

    When Theo Epstein was hired as the general manager of the Red Sox in 2002, one of his major goals was to improve Boston’s scouting and player development...

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  20. Heading into Maine Matchup, Chase Rettig Not Entirely Satisfied with BC Offense

    Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig didn’t get much sleep this past weekend. He was too preoccupied with replaying portions of Saturday’s game against Miami in his head...

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  21. Power Ranking the 10 Most Shocking Trades in Red Sox History

    Last month’s colossal transaction with the LA Dodgers was certainly one of the biggest trades Boston’s ever agreed to...

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  22. BC's New Offense Comes Up Big, but Eagles Fall Against Miami in Season Opener

    In Saturday’s season opener at Alumni Stadium versus Miami, the Boston College Eagles lost 41-32 in a game that wasn't decided until the final two minutes...

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  23. What Will the Red Sox Starting Rotation Look Like in 2013?

    The need for better pitching was the primary reason Boston completed its blockbuster transaction with Los Angeles last weekend...

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  24. Why the Blockbuster Trade with the Dodgers Makes Sense for the Boston Red Sox

    The ultimate goal of each MLB organization is to win a World Series championship. After today’s blockbuster trade, the Red Sox are closer to that goal...

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  25. Should the Red Sox Bring Back Terry Francona?

    After last night’s debacle against the Los Angeles Angels , it is now official: The Red Sox are out of the playoff chase...

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