Indians Free Agent Reminiscent of Former Red Sox Star

In 2009, the Red Sox made a deal with the Cleveland Indians acquiring All-Star catcher Victor Martinez for pitchers Justin Masterson and Nick Hagadone. Martinez became a fan favorite in his one and half year tenure in a Red Sox uniform. The future Hall of Fame catcher / DH made the 2010 All-Star team before leaving in free agency to join the Tigers in 2011. … Continue reading Indians Free Agent Reminiscent of Former Red Sox Star

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

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

Red Sox Expected to Bid on Otani

Japanese superstar Shohei Otani has been granted permission from his Japanese team, the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, to bring his talents to Major League Baseball for the 2018 season. Under the current rules regarding international players being posted Otani can only receive whatever the teams are able to pay out of what is left from their allotted international free agent pools, along with the major league minimum. … Continue reading Red Sox Expected to Bid on Otani

Monster Contracts: Buyer Beware

  The rumors are swirling and it seems evident that the Red Sox will break the bank to sign a much-needed bat. Despite the need, these big contracts have seldom worked out. 1. Manny Ramirez to Boston In 2000, then Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette, signed free agent Manny Ramirez to an 8 year / 160 million dollar deal. The move, at the time, … Continue reading Monster Contracts: Buyer Beware

When the Red Sox Signed DiMaggio

On Tuesday came word of the death of Hall of Famer and Red Sox great, Bobby Doerr. Today, a look back at one of Doerr’s teammates and friends.  Hear the name DiMaggio and you’re likely to think of Joe, the Hall of Famer, three-time MVP, the Yankee Clipper. The guy who appeared in nine World Series, about whom songs were sung and with whose help millions of coffee … Continue reading When the Red Sox Signed DiMaggio

Red Sox Finalize Coaching Staff

The Red Sox have solidified their coaching staff with a familiar face for new manager, Alex Cora. The bullpen coach vacancy has been unfilled since, now pitching coach, Dana Levangie was promoted. Craig Bjornson was the bullpen coach for the Houston Astros over the past few seasons and has agreed to become the next bullpen coach with the Red Sox. Bjornson began his coaching career in 1999 … Continue reading Red Sox Finalize Coaching Staff

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

Rumors Continue to Swirl

As the General Managers meeting kicked off today, the Red Sox delegation arrived in Orlando prepared to gain information and potentially make some deals. Here are some of the rumors that have been going on that include the Red Sox. 1. Giancarlo Stanton to Boston This rumor surfaced this past weekend and sparked due to a report from the Miami Herald. Dave Dombrowski is feeling … Continue reading Rumors Continue to Swirl

Time for DD to fish for a Marlins OF

While there have been rumors regarding the Red Sox being interested in acquiring current Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton,  it’s another one of the Marlins outfielders that could make some sense if Dombrowski explores a trade. Outfielder Marcell Ozuna has seen his level of play rise over the past few seasons. This includes making the NL All-Star team the past two seasons. Ozuna broke into … Continue reading Time for DD to fish for a Marlins OF