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Slugger Hanley Ramirez

How Has Slugger Hanley Ramirez Fueled Red Sox Hot September?

Ian York uses his unique charts to show us how slugger Hanley Ramirez has fueled Boston's September surge in the AL East standings.

Jackie Bradley Jr. in August

Ian York looks at Jackie Bradley Jr. in August to see if pitchers adjusted to him, or if he was doing anything different to cause his ineffectiveness at the plate.

Dustin Pedroia: The Forgotten Man

Rick Rowand writes about the overlooked Dustin Pedroia, who is putting together one of his best seasons yet getting little recognition.

Do Left-Handed Hitters Really Crush the Low and Inside Pitch?

Rick Rowand figures out whether or not left-handed hitters really crush the low and inside pitch using graphics by Ian York.

The Aging Curve in Major League Baseball

Ian York examines debut age and how the aging curve in major league baseball impacts playing time and longevity through Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts.

Boston Red Sox April Offense Outperforms Expectations

The offseason plan for the Red Sox was clearly pitching as they went splashed into the free-agent market for a starter before trading to turn their bullpen into one of the best in baseball. However, their lineup has kept the team...

The Atlanta Braves Offensive Offense

It's no secret that the Braves are no longer the top-notch organization they were in the 1990s. Although they do have some interesting talent, they lack offensive talent to a unique extent. Brandon Magee looks back in baseball history...

Is the Streaky Travis Shaw The Answer At First Base For The Red Sox?

Despite the lackluster performance of the 2015 Boston Red Sox, the only position without an obvious starter is first base. Hanley Ramirez remains a possibility but it remains to be seen if the Red Sox will want to try to...

Rusney Castillo is Rounding Into Form

Although Boston's playoff hopes have been dashed by their woeful play in the first half of the season, there are still reasons to watch the Red Sox. The young players on the roster are improving across the board, and...

A Jackie Bradley Jr Renaissance

The Boston Red Sox started this season loaded with outfield talent. However, poor performance and injuries led to a disastrous season for all the outfielders not named Mookie Betts. There is hope though, and Ian York takes a look...

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Dave McCullough explains why Drew Pomeranz desire to stay in the starting rotation is a good thing for the team and the player.