The Ghosts of Pennant Races Past

The Red Sox head into the final nineteen games of the season with a 3-game lead over the New York Yankees, who also have 19 games left. Despite the Red Sox having a winning record both at (44-27) home and...
Baltimore Orioles Pitching Staff

The Baltimore Orioles Pitching Staff is Going Where No Staff Has Gone Before

Brandon Magee looks at the very old record that the Baltimore Orioles pitching staff is on the verge of breaking.
Incredible Play

An Incredible Play You’ve Never Heard Of

Lee Gregory explores the incredible play Mickey Mantle made from the famed 1960 World Series that you likely have never heard of.
Greatest Game Ever

Looking Back: The Greatest Game Ever

Dave Archibald chronicles what was in his estimation the greatest game ever, a roller-coaster game between the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals.
Second Baseman Pablo Sandoval

Second Baseman Pablo Sandoval and a Brief History of Brief Red Sox Second Basemen

Brandon Magee explains how second baseman Pablo Sandoval came to be then delves into the history of brief Red Sox second basemen.
Mookie Betts Streak

Putting the Mookie Betts Streak in Perspective

As of the end of Boston’s victory over Tampa Bay on Patriots’ Day, Mookie Betts had not struck out in 123 consecutive plate appearances, dating back to last season. According to a graphic posted during today’s NESN broadcast, the...
Patriots Day

Looking Back at the History of Patriots’ Day in Boston

For many people, perhaps most, Patriots' Day means but one thing - the Boston Marathon. For Red Sox fans, Patriots' Day means the earliest game of the MLB season (with an 11 AM start). However, the tradition of baseball...

A Love Letter to the 1967 Boston Red Sox

In 1967 I was seven years old and it was the year of my sports awakening. Finally old enough to understand a bit of what was going on, my Dad took the opportunity to share with me his love...
Red Sox Home

Red Sox Home Openers from 1968 to Today

Brandon Magee examines the history of Red Sox home openers, starting with 1968 and bringing us up to the interleague play of the current era.
Red Sox Opening Day

Red Sox Opening Day from 1973 to the Present

Brandon Magee looks back at the history of Boston Red Sox Opening Day, going back to 1973 with Luis Tiant on the mound and to the present day.

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Brandon Magee chronicles the scoreless streaks of Gregory Soto and Thomas Pannone, who have each yet to give up an earned run this season.
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Ian York attempts to uncover what's wrong with Boston Red Sox starter Steven Wright, whose knuckleball isn't performing as well as it did last year.
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Chicago Cubs Closer Aroldis Chapman

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Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique charts to determine if Koji Uehara has one more run in him, or if the veteran is cooked.