The Case for a Red Sox Playoff Appearance in 2023

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The Boston Red Sox playoff hopes for 2023 are an enigma. The organization continues to face the ire of fans head-on, especially last weekend during the team’s Winter Weekend event. Owner John Henry, CEO Sam Kennedy, and chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom were welcomed with boos upon entering the MassMutual Center in Springfield. The jeers […] READ MORE


Evaluating The Red Sox Starting Pitching

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The Boston Red Sox offseason was the equivalent of aimlessly splattering paint across a canvas. They put something on paper at least, but a sense of direction was nonexistent. The veteran signings of Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner, and Corey Kluber are reasonable moves for a fringe playoff team, but it’s difficult to argue that the […] READ MORE


Corey Kluber Signed by Red Sox

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The Boston Red Sox have signed veteran starter Corey Kluber to a one-year deal, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Right-hander Corey Kluber and the Boston Red Sox are in agreement on a one-year contract with a club option for 2024, sources familiar with the agreement tell ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 28, 2022 […] READ MORE


Justin Turner Agrees to a Two-Year Deal With the Red Sox

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Third-baseman Justin Turner and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a two-year, $22 million deal Sunday night, according to Joon Lee and Jeff Passan. The contract includes an opt-out after year one. It marks the latest departure this offseason for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who saw Trea Turner, Cody Bellinger and others depart in […] READ MORE


Masataka Yoshida Signs Deal With Boston Red Sox

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Japenese star Masataka Yoshida has signed a five-year, $90 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, via Jeff Passan. BREAKING: Outfielder Masataka Yoshida and the Boston Red Sox are in agreement on a contract, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 7, 2022 Boston had to pay an additional posting […] READ MORE


Boston Red Sox Sign Reliever Kenley Jansen

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According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, closer Kenley Jansen has signed a two-year, $32 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. Jansen will serve as the Red Sox closer as the club now has an anchor to their bullpen. The three-time All-Star spent last season with the Atlanta Braves following 12 seasons with the Los Angeles […] READ MORE


Braves First Week as Defending Champions

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Saying that the opening week of the 2022 Atlanta Braves season has been a roller coaster is like saying that the sky is blue. It’s simple fact. On the one hand, multiple offensive components have shredded opposing pitching. On the other, multiple holes have appeared within the Braves starting pitching. It would be foolhardy to […] READ MORE


Projected Atlanta Braves Bullpen In 2022

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The Atlanta Braves have gone all in on their bullpen this year; or, at least, the offseason it seems. Massive additions have helped add to an already impressive list of names. The venerated Night Shift, from last year’s World Series Champions, will all be returning. General Manager Alex Anthopolous has made signings so far to […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Dodgers All-Time Tournament Team

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The Los Angeles Dodgers franchise began as the Brooklyn Atlantics in 1884. In 1958, the franchise retained its nickname but relocated to Los Angeles, where it continues to thrive today. The franchise has won 11,123 games (.529 W-L), made 35 playoff appearances, won 25 pennants and seven world championships. The team has employed 1,894 position […] READ MORE


Ranking the Relievers on the Hall of Fame Ballot

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The 2022 Hall of Fame ballot consists of several controversial candidates. Whether because of steroids, off-the-field issues, or post-career actions, this ballot is as interesting yet frustrating as they come. However, there are three relievers on the hall of fame ballot who come with little to no baggage. They are Billy Wagner, Joe Nathan, and […] READ MORE