The Case for Alex Cobb

Watching paint dry, a leaking bottle of molasses, watching grass grow, sloths, snails, this offseason….notice a trend? The slowest offseason I can imagine. It is January 3rd and a plethora of free agents still haven’t donned their new team’s uniform in a press conference. The Red Sox offseason has been highlighted by resigning Mitch Moreland to a 2 year deal, and small moves like Henry … Continue reading The Case for Alex Cobb

The Case for Carlos Santana

The Winter Meetings have wrapped up and the Sox have yet to make an offseason move….unless you want to count the release of bust prospect Henry Owens,  or Rule 5 pickups: Andy Ferguson and Luke Tendler. The Red Sox headline move has been changing beer sponsors from Budweiser to Sam Adams. The Red Sox aren’t entirely alone, the offseason as a whole (excluding Stanton & … Continue reading The Case for Carlos Santana

It is Bryce Brentz’ Time to Shine

122 hits in 450 at bats, a .271 avg / .334 obp / .529 slg / .863 ops / 21 doubles, a triple, 31 bombs, 85 RBIs, and 75 runs scored. Those stats belong to one bearded young man named, Bryce Brentz. After a long season of Chris Young struggling his way through as the backup, and at times, a John Farrell enforced platoon with … Continue reading It is Bryce Brentz’ Time to Shine

ALDS Game 4: Pitchers vs Batters Matchups

Don’t let us win Game 4. Porcello on the bump as he looks to right the ship, and pull off the first good playoffs start for a Sox starter…. since pretty much the 2013 World Series. Vazquez is rightfully so back behind the plate. Sale is available to relieve if Porcello were to falter early on. Rick Porcello vs Houston Astros in 3 starts (1-1 … Continue reading ALDS Game 4: Pitchers vs Batters Matchups

ALDS Game 2 : Pitchers vs. Batter Matchups

Pomeranz on the bump for Game 2 as he looks to carry over what he did on Saturday’s win, that sealed up the division. The offense is out to have a better game with their bats as they oppose Dallas Keuchel. Surprisingly in 7 games between the 2 teams this season, he hasn’t started not one of those 7 games. Will do so without Rafael … Continue reading ALDS Game 2 : Pitchers vs. Batter Matchups

October 1st Pitchers vs Batters Matchups

With the division wrapped up, Sale Day will wait until Thursday in Houston. Hector Velazquez toes the rubber for the final game of the regular season. Expect a spring training type lineup as it’s time to rest players. Hector Velazquez vs Houston Astros in 1 game (0.00 ERA). That was a scoreless inning of relief. Career at Fenway Park in 4 games (2-0 with an … Continue reading October 1st Pitchers vs Batters Matchups