(Photo Credit: Masslive) By Ted Gay – @TedG63 I told my friends I was going to take a helicopter ride over the Red Sox farm system. “Don’t do it,” I was told, “they have been decimated by Hurricane Dombrowski.” Person after person used that specific term like it had been pre-arranged: “decimated.” I had to see the devastation for myself. It was shocking. What was … Continue reading AN UNBIASED LOOK AT THE RED SOX FARM SYSTEM: WHO WAS TRADED, WHO WAS RECEIVED, WHO WAS KEPT, AND WHO IS LEFT
By Dave Little – @DLittleMLB As we are on an off day, these days are often a great time to review the team, where we stand, and where we are headed. All analysis of our flaws aside, we are playing great this year despite having obvious flaws, namely; Center field, the bullpen, and catching. This team is “poised for greatness” as I often like to say, … Continue reading MLB POWER RANKINGS FOR ALL 30 TEAMS: WHERE DO THE RED SOX RANK?
By Terry Cushman – @cushmanMLB At least temporarily. The Red Sox bullpen has been struggling as of late. Matt Barnes, Heath Hembree have been getting knocked around. Joe Kelly has been still pretty solid, but has continually found himself coming into games with multiple runners on base to get the previous reliever out of a jam. Prior to their recent struggles, there had been quite … Continue reading RED SOX WOULD WIN MORE GAMES WITH STEVEN WRIGHT IN THE BULLPEN
By Ted Gay – @TedG63 The Company Man sat in his chair behind his microphone on Thursday night as his producer counted down the seconds until he cued the Company Man to welcome his listeners to the inaptly named “The Baseball Reporters.” The Company Man is employed by 98.5 the Sports Hub. They broadcast the Patriots, Bruins and Celtics, every major team in Boston except … Continue reading THE SPORTS HUB’S COMPANY MAN SPREADS ANTI RED SOX PROPAGANDA EACH NIGHT FROM 6-7pm
By Ted Gay – @TedG63 Mookie Betts is the most popular player on the Red Sox; there is little he could do to turn the Boston faithful against him. But what if he knelt during the National Anthem? I am not saying he would. Betts has never shown an inclination to take such an action. The question is not about Betts. It is purely a … Continue reading WHAT IF MOOKIE KNELT DURING THE ANTHEM?
By Terry Cushman – @cushmanMLB Following the 2014 season, when the Red Sox failed to sign Jon Lester, who signed with the Cubs, I was convinced that a trade with the Phillies would be made for Cole Hamels. Being “convinced” was more along the lines of wishful thinking. Of course, it didn’t help when Hamels was telling various media outlets that he would surely waive … Continue reading WOULD A COLE HAMELS TO BOSTON DEAL MAKE SENSE?
By Ted Gay – @TedG63 The Red Sox are in the midst of a storybook season destined to end in euphoric joy or heartbreaking tragedy. We are in either 2003 or 2004 redux. In early June it impossible to determine which road we are traveling, but, however it ends, while it is occurring, we will be entertained. The storylines that have sprouted from this season … Continue reading THE SOX STORYBOOK SEASON CONTINUES