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…

Red Sox Continue Wheeling and Dealing

The Boston Red Sox have been very active in the pre-trade deadline period, moving Jake Peavy and Jon Lester from their starting rotation and Jonny Gomes from their outfield platoon. In return, the Sox have received top-level prospects and major league leading talent, with Yoenis Cespedes being an All Star player that benefits the team immediately. In addition,…

Red Sox Pull Off Win-Win Trade in Lester-Cespedes Deal

The Boston Red Sox have announced the trade of left-handed ace Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics. In exchange for Lester and platoon outfielder Jonny Gomes’ services, the Sox will receive slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and future draft considerations. The deal comes at a time when the Athletics are going for it in their quest for a…