Will The Real Jackie Bradley Jr. Please Step Forward?

Entering the 2016 season, the Boston Red Sox were expecting some improvement in the offensive production in Jackie Bradley Jr. As a full-time centerfielder for the Sox, regular turns at bat and comfort in cementing his position should have resulted in an improvement on his .249 batting average from 2015. To date, not only has…

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Roster Enhancements Red Sox Need To Win World Series

The Boston Red Sox have been hovering about the top of the division standings for most of this early season. Their lofty position has been based on an age-defying performance of their 40-year old retiring star David Ortiz, along with emergence of young talent. The batting order has put forth some impressive performances in the past…

Is the Price Right in Boston?

The Boston Red Sox have had a solid start to their 2016 season, compiling an 18-13 record and placing second in their division. With the exception of the 2013 championship season, this early result has been a positive development given their last place finishes under manager John Farrell in 2014 and 2015 where the cellar-dwellers posted a…

2015 Boston Red Sox Projections

As the 2015 campaign kicks off, there are some key enhancements over a Boston team that disappointed Red Sox Nation in their title defense last season. While there are enhancements; some questions remain on other players; each of which will play a key role in determine the team’s fate this year. Provided below is expected everyday lineup, key…

Boston Red Sox are High Stakes Gamblers this Off-Season

On Monday, the Red Sox made two significant signings; each of which brings high risk and high reward. Tuesday, the signings of third baseman Pablo Sandoval and shortstop Hanley Ramirez to long-term deals was made official pending each player passing their physical. To this writer, neither of the free agent acquisitions made much sense. While…

Red Sox Must Stay the Course with Youth Movement

No matter how you look at it, the 2014 Boston Red Sox season has been an utter disappointment. The team failed to rekindle the magic that propelled the Sox from worst to first and now hold the distinction of being the only team in history to return to the basement after going worst-to-first. The never-ending…

NESN Facebook Comment Draws Sports Cities Comparisons

In a recent article referenced on the New England Sports Network (NESN’s) website, Forbes Magazine listed the “Most Miserable Sports Cities“. In addition to the article itself, NESN took a slight jab at the represented cities, stating “not every city can be like Boston”. Among the cities referenced is Cleveland (third worst), a once-downtrodden city…