By Dave Little @DLittleMLB Playoffs is coming. There is no way its not. The Red Sox are currently on fire, and we all have to be excited about going back and proving ourselves. However, of the glaring weaknesses on our team, pitching has to stand out the most. Our bullpen is soft, with no real impact players outside of Kimbrel. Chris Sale is on the … Continue reading David Price Could be Boston’s Most Important Player
By Dave Little @DLittleMLB I asked for questions from Red Sox Nation on Twitter, and sure enough, my great followers came through. I received a ton of questions, so look for more articles like this in the future. Here’s what I have to say to your questions; Will Cora give Eovaldi a playoff spot? Honestly, I doubt it. Sale, Porcello and Price should be our … Continue reading AVIDBOSTON.COM Writer David Little takes some Red Sox Q&A w/ his followers.
By Dave Little @DLittleMLB With the flurry of trades that have happened recently, several teams that pose a risk to us winning it all have grown stronger. The Indians, a very likely playoff opponent, have solidified an already stellar bullpen with one of the best relief pitchers in the game. The Dodgers, someone who we could face in the World Series, added (a player who … Continue reading ARE THE RED SOX DOING ENOUGH TO WIN IT ALL?
By David Little – @DLittleMLB With Pedroia alluding to the fact that he will not play this season, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that second base needs an upgrade. The obvious caveat to this being salary, the Red Sox can still make upgrades. Although the bullpen is also a major “need” area, I would like to look at potential second base options. Brian … Continue reading How to Improve the Hottest team in Baseball: Pedroia out for Season
By: Dave Little @DLittleMLB A tweet by Jon Morosi has caused quite the stir in the online Red Sox world, as he suggested that the Red Sox were interested in acquiring elite left-handed closer Brad Hand, and that the asking price is Rafeal Devers. I want to take a moment to say, EVERYONE CALM DOWN. I don’t see this trade happening, and I am sure … Continue reading Brad Hand for Rafael Devers?
(Photo Credit: mlb.com) By David Little – @DLittleMLB Prospects is sort of my thing. I can’t get enough. Constantly reviewing and watching the systems around the league, I find it intriguing to watch who’s new, who could possibly make an impact in the league, and more importantly for our team. With the MLB draft just passing, we have a new crop of prospects to look … Continue reading RED SOX DRAFT RECAP: WHO & WHY?
By David Little – @DLittleMLB Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment on Friday. The reasons for this are clear. There is 22 million of them actually. In other words, if Hanley reached 497 plate appearances this year, his $22M vesting option for 2019 would have kicked in. However, instead, he will only be owed the $15M remaining for the rest of this season. Boston can … Continue reading GOODBYE HANLEY: HIS IMPACT BEFORE & AFTER BEING DESIGNATED FOR ASSIGNMENT