The Road Map For 2018

Cot’s Baseball Contracts estimates that the Red Sox have a touch over $202M already on the books for next year. They also just finished their season with another disappointing showing in the ALDS and their contention window is shrinking. The...

John Farrell Is Toast, Who Are Candidates To Be The New Red Sox Manager

With the Red Sox eliminated from the playoffs after winning the AL East for the second time in two years, it was announced this morning that John Farrell will not be returning to manage the team. So now it’s...
Umpire Strike Zone Analysis

Fire Farrell! Keep Farrell!

The last few years Red Sox fans in New England have been able to tell when Fall has arrived, not just by the appearance of the reds and yellows in the trees, but also by the cries of “Fire...
Slot Space

International Free Agency: Explaining the Trading of Players for Slot Space

Brandon Magee explains the machinations behind the Red Sox trading three players to acquire more slot space for international free agents.
Red Sox Roster Manipulation

Red Sox Roster Manipulation

Brandon Magee takes a look at the options the Boston Red Sox have when it comes to manipulating the 40-man roster.
Value Relievers

Rethinking How We Value Relievers

After some big-money signings, Damian Dydyn thinks it's about time that we start to rethink the way that we value relievers.all Reference.

Game Over: End of an Era in Seattle

Dave McCullough looks at the end of an era in Seattle with an ownership change that was sometime in the making, and ponders on what it means for the rest of the league.

Much Ado About Nothing: The 2016 MLB Trade Deadline Breakdown

Rick Rowand breaks down the 2016 MLB trade deadline, going through each trade to see how organizations re-shaped their rosters.

Minor League Report 7/1/16: The 2012 International Free Agent Class

The international free agent signing period is set to begin tomorrow and teams will move quickly to acquire talent from across the globe. However, it is important to look back at previous acquisitions in order to properly set expectations. Brandon...

MLB International Talent Acquisition: Taiwanese and Cuban Major Leaguers

MLB teams utilize the Rule 4 Draft to fill their organizations and then further supplement their rosters with free agent signings. However, the relatively cheap labor sources outside of the U.S. and Canada are where teams can really hit...

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The Hanley Ramirez Conundrum: Hold ’em or Fold ’em?

The Boston Red Sox went in an unconventional route to find a left fielder during the 2015 offseason. They signed a shortstop who could...
Boston Red Sox Opening Day Recap

Boston Red Sox Opening Day Recap

Rick Rowand presents the Boston Red Sox Opening Day recap, in which the home town team won despite a comeback attempt by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, It’s a Verlander!

Last night, literally at the very last minute, the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros completed a trade that will send Justin Verlander to...

July Review: Trade Deadline Deals and Crying in Baseball

July is usually a month that is action packed on and off the field. The All-Star Game brings about the unofficial halfway point of...

Chris Sale v. 2017

  Chris Sale was traded to the Red Sox on December 6, 2016. At this point in the season, the trade is looking pretty good...