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 Ted Gay – @TedG63 The question you can’t avoid hearing if you listen to sports radio, which might just be the enemy of the people is if you are “all in” with this Red Sox team. I have been “all in” since I was four years old. Since Luis Aparicio fell going around third base, Carlton Fisk’s pole shot, Joe Morgan’s single to center, … Continue reading RED SOX PLAYOFF BULLPEN WILL BE BIGGER, BETTER & MORE UNPREDICTABLE THAN EVER
By Ted Gay – @TedG63 In 2007, two young players, one, Dustin Pedroia, who is about to be the MVP, and the other, Jacoby Ellsbury, who came up in September, took the centerfield job, and never relinquished it, were the centerpieces of a world championship team. Long, illustrious careers lay ahead of them both. Now, eleven years later, as their respective teams prepare for a five-game … Continue reading PEDROIA & ELLSBURY: A CAUTIONARY TALE
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.
Photo Credit: nesn.com By Joshua Nord-@nordjoshua I know, I know, “What the hell could you possibly complain about!? He’s leading an 86 win team! You’re an idiot!” You say. You might be right on the last part, hear me out though. We all agree Alex Cora is doing better than former manager John Farrell with the Sox. Hell, this time last year the old skipper … Continue reading The Problem With Cora
The bailiff announces the next case: “Betts vs. Trout. The attorney for Mr. Betts shall be heard.” Betts’ attorney stood. “Your Honor, we come before you today to prove that Mookie Betts in the best player in baseball. Now, my distinguished colleague is going to use terms like WAR and Wins Shares to show their client is better. There is more to baseball than a mathematical … Continue reading The Case of Betts vs Trout
(Photo credit: Yahoo Sports) By Ted Gay – @TedG63 My father used to state after every Boston teams’ nationally televised game that the announcers were being paid by our opponents. This culminated with him insisting that the NBC broadcast he watched of a Patriots vs. Texans playoff game was the “Houston feed.” When I told him that football had no regional television broadcasts, he countered with … Continue reading Red Sox Face Both Local & National Media Bias