Offseason Steps for Sustained Success

Photo Credit: Boston Herald Previously, I raised a trade proposal for the Boston Red Sox to acquire their prized power bat – Giancarlo Stanton. This trade would satisfy their need for an injection of power, as well as excite Red Sox fans everywhere; however it may not be prudent for long-term success. How can Boston make important steps for the future? Kick the Tires on … Continue reading Offseason Steps for Sustained Success

Realistic Trade Possibility: Giancarlo Stanton

    The Red Sox and Marlins outfielder, Giancarlo Stanton, seem to be a match made in heaven. The highly-touted outfielder is coming off of a season in which he mashed nearly 60 home runs and is an NL MVP finalist. The elephant in the room, in regards to a potential trade, is the massive 10 year / 300 million dollar extension that the Marlins … Continue reading Realistic Trade Possibility: Giancarlo Stanton

MLB Award Predictions

As the Major League season has concluded, it is time to predict the winner for each major award. The Sox Sphere staff will weigh in and give their own opinions. AL MVP: Cody’s Pick – Jose Altuve Matt’s Pick – Jose Altuve Dom’s Pick – Jose Altuve Gerard’s Pick – Jose Altuve Gabe’s Pick – Jose Altuve Justin’s Pick – Jose Altuve Jack’s Pick – … Continue reading MLB Award Predictions

Guy Boston Partnership

If you haven’t seen already, we are proud to announce our partnership with Guy Boston Sports. Formed in 2015, they have assembled a great group of writers that has grown into a following of over 20K on Twitter. Guy Boston Sports will “bring you the latest news in sports and entertainment in an extremely engaging fashion.  We do this through the creation of unique and … Continue reading Guy Boston Partnership

Managerial Candidate: The Case for Alex Cora

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard that the Red Sox are heavily interested in Alex Cora, current bench coach for the Houston Astros. Whether it was through WEEI saying that there is a 99.9% chance that he’s hired, or the multiple reports stating that he is the choice – the interest is there. Despite all of the reports, the question remains: Why should Red Sox … Continue reading Managerial Candidate: The Case for Alex Cora

Breaking News: Red Sox Dismiss John Farrell

Well, there it is Red Sox fans. For months, a large majority of the fan base has clamored for John Farrell to be removed as acting manager. His biggest problem: he lost his clubhouse. It was clearly evident that David Ortiz had control of the Red Sox clubhouse until his retirement last year. This season, it was apparent that the Red Sox had no true … Continue reading Breaking News: Red Sox Dismiss John Farrell

Love it, or hate it, the Yankees improvement is good for baseball

Put the pitch forks down. Woah, wait. I thought this was a Red Sox blog? I’m sure many readers will get confused by the intial title, but bare with me Sox fans. Born in New England, I have been a life-long Red Sox fan. I remember in 2003, heading to bed crying after watching Aaron Boone send a Tim Wakefield knuckleball into the October night. … Continue reading Love it, or hate it, the Yankees improvement is good for baseball

Give Me Chris Sale in Game Four

The Red Sox fought off elimination today with a 10-3 win over the Houston Astros. David Price delivered four dominant innings out of the bullpen, grabbing the win in Game 3. The Red Sox took advantage of timely hitting and backed up a poor outing by starter Doug Fister. According to the rotation schedule, we should see Rick Porcello, or Eduardo Rodriguez in Game 4. … Continue reading Give Me Chris Sale in Game Four

Do the Red Sox Have “It?”

Going into the 2017 ALDS, most Red Sox fans possessed a fair amount of cautious optimism. There was excitement at the opportunity to play for a World Series title, while celebrating the first ever back-to-back AL East division titles. In a season filled with ups and downs, many fans didn’t know what to expect with this Red Sox teams. At times, they looked like world … Continue reading Do the Red Sox Have “It?”

Staff Postseason Predictions

Playoff Baseball is back in Boston. While we gear up for Thursday, our staff took the time to break down each matchup and pick the winners of each game. Wild Card Games: Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees This matchup presents some intriguing story lines. The Yankees being the high powered offense, while the Twins are postseason bound after holding the #1 overall pick in … Continue reading Staff Postseason Predictions