Boston Red Sox Vs. Tampa Bay Rays: ALDS Matchup Preview

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The Tampa Bay Rays will provide a dangerous matchup in the ALDS for the Boston Red Sox. Here’s a closer look: Offense The Rays have been good at finding value recently. They turned James Loney into an All-Star in 2013, and made […]

Why Boston Red Sox OF Shane Victorino Is MLB’s Best Free Agent Acquisition In 2013

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Shane Victorino is fourth in hits (136) on his own team. He’s third in runs scored (80), second in stolen bases (21), and fourth in home runs (14). He’s played in 119 games out of a possible 157 at this […]

Who Are Boston Red Sox’ Worst And Best-Case First Round Playoff Matchups?

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The Boston Red Sox are 92-60, have a nine game lead in the American League East, and are on the cusp of clinching not only the division but the American League’s best record and home-field advantage as well. This also […]

Five Impending Free Agents The Boston Red Sox Should Let Walk

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Koji Uehara Should Win AL Relief Man Of The Year Award, Not Mariano Rivera

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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has 41 saves. Rivera is having another very good season in what will be the last hoorah for the most decorated closer of all-time. Consequently, he’s an obvious choice for what would be the […]

Why Jonny Gomes Is Boston Red Sox’ MVP In 2013

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Boston Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes is a career .244 hitter. He’s batting .239 this year. He’s been a sub-par defensive OF his entire career. Not much has changed out there in left field this year. He doesn’t steal bags, […]

Boston Red Sox: Why John Farrell Is The Leading Candidate For AL Manager Of The Year

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You could have all the talent in the world, big time free agent pitchers, rising young prospects and superstars could litter the 25-man roster, but without direction, purpose leadership, you’ll most likely be on the golf course in October instead […]

Why Boston Red Sox Outfielder Shane Victorino Should Give Up Switch Hitting

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The first time I witnessed Boston Red Sox outfielder and switch-hitter Shane Victorino step up to the plate against a right-handed pitcher, I cringed. Negative thoughts, doubts, and questions swirled through my head. This is stupid. He’s going to be an easy out. What’s […]

Rejoice Boston Red Sox Fans: The American League East Race Is Over

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Is this real life? Do the Boston Red Sox really hold a 5.5 game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays? Only 10 games ago, the Sox looked like a deer in headlights, as the Rays passed them by a .5 […]

Why Boston Red Sox Pitcher John Lackey Is The American League Comeback Player Of The Year

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Don’t call it a comeback. Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey didn’t have an ideal start to his Sox career after signing a lucrative five-year, $82.5 million contract before the 2010 season. His performance in the 2010 season was […]

Boston Red Sox: Is Will Middlebrooks Still The 3rd Baseman Of The Future?

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Oh, the dreaded sophomore slump. Will Middlebrooks knows all about that. After bursting onto the scene in 2012, slugging a robust .509 and driving in 54 runs in just 75 games for a sub-par Boston Red Sox team, Middlebrooks was […]

Five Reasons The Boston Red Sox Won’t Collapse Like They Did In 2011