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Alex Cora Named New Red Sox Manager

The Boston Red Sox have named Alex Cora to be the fifth manager of the team in the John W. Henry era. Rick Rowand takes a look at what he brings to the table that other candidates don't. In a move...

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...

Sports & Sorts ALDS, Farrell Gone, Pedroia Surgery and Yanks Advance!

This week we spend 30 mins talking about Dustin Pedroia's knee problems and what is in store for him in the future, John Farrell's firing and who should replace him. Damian has a manager picked out that he wants...

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...
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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...
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Comparing The 2017 Red Sox To Recent Playoff Teams

Ian York made some graphics to show how this year's model compared to other Red Sox playoff teams by Runs Scored, Runs Allowed, Won/Loss %, and games behind leader. The results might just surprise you. Featured image courtesy of

Justin Verlander: The New Astro

The Red Sox are fairly familiar with Justin Verlander, having faced him often when he played for the Detroit Tigers, and generally have fared pretty poorly against him. Of the current Sox, only Mitch Moreland (.863) and Eduardo Núñez...

The Dallas Keuchel Red Sox Hitters Will Face

After Dallas Keuchel’s Cy Young season in 2015, he had a down year in 2016 (4.55 ERA, 86 ERA+, 1.286 WHIP for a 9-12 win-loss record), but he has bounced back very well in 2017. His 2.90 ERA (136...

Was 2017 The Dustin Pedroia We Should Expect Going Forward?

Dustin Pedroia is the face of the Boston Red Sox. With twelve years in the majors, he is by far the longest-serving member of the team; his resume starts with two World Series rings, with the possibility of adding...

Sports & Sorts AL MVP and Cy Young, AL East Race, and Playoffs!

In this episode of Sports & Sorts Shane Moore & The Beautiful Mind Damian Dydyn breakdown the AL MVP race between Aaron Judge and Jose Altuve and give their picks for the award. Each touch on the AL Cy Young...

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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...

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Spring training kicked off for the Boston Red Sox yesterday with their annual double-header against two local universities. The new season brings new hope...

Splitting the Difference With The 2016 Boston Red Sox Rotation

With the signing of David Price and the trade of Wade Miley, the 2016 Boston Red Sox rotation appears to be set. The 2015 season...
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Infographics: The 2017 Boston Red Sox at the All-Star Break Compared to Years Past

Ian York compared the 2017 Boston Red Sox to date with other Sox squads since 2000, along with the 1975 and 1986 squads.

Minor League Report 8/5/16: The New Bronx Bombers

Brandon Magee looks at the new Bronx Bombers acquired before the deadline that have made the Yankees farm system perhaps the best in baseball.