The Career of Jake Diekman

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The Boston Red Sox bullpen received a boost in the form of left-hander Jake Diekman. The Red Sox signed Diekman to a two-year, $7 million deal. The 35-year-old veteran is coming off the 2021 season with the Oakland Athletics where he put up a 106 ERA+ and 1.335 WHIP in a little over 60 innings […] READ MORE


Boston Red Sox All-Time Tournament Team

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Founded in 1901, the Boston Red Sox have been the home to some of baseball’s most notable names. From Ruth to Williams to Ortiz and Martinez, there are plenty of greats who called Fenway Park home. With that being said, dwindling this down to one team seems like a daunting task (or is it?). If […] READ MORE


The Career of Chris Sale Ft. Python

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What makes has made Chris Sale one of MLB’s premier pitchers over the last decade? In this article, we will take a detailed look into the ace of the Boston Red Sox and how his pitch selection and his four-seam fastball has played a role in his rise to stardom. To accomplish this we are […] READ MORE


Red Sox Players Most Affected by Robo-Umps

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For the entirety of its’ extensive history, baseball has had the element of human error intertwined in the game. Home plate umpires in particular are in charge of calling each pitch that comes across the plate. It’s not easy being a home plate ump. Throughout history, they’ve been public enemy number one all over the […] READ MORE


Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

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Former Red Sox hurler Jon Lester made headlines when he announced his retirement after a 16-year career. Throughout his career, Lester won three World Series titles (two with the Boston Red Sox), amassed 200 wins, and made five All-Star teams. 2021 wasn’t the best swan song, as a 5.29 ERA isn’t the ideal way to […] READ MORE


Ten Greatest Comebacks in MLB History: #3 (2)

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Previously, on the Top Ten Comebacks list: we learned that the landscape of baseball in two cities in 1961 was drastically similar. The Washington Senators and Boston Red Sox were both enduring torrential downpours as franchises. Perhaps a case could be made that this is too harsh a judgment towards the Senators, who were in […] READ MORE


Ten Greatest Comebacks in MLB History: #3 (1)

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For the next in our list of courageous comebacks, we shift back in the proverbial vault. True, 1961 may not be the absolute bastion of “back there,” but it’s still pretty far back. So far, in fact, that it was during the second incarnation of the old Washington baseball team. This version of the Washington […] 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


Film Room: The Very Best of 2021 Rich Hill

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For the seventh time in his career, Rich Hill will don a Boston Red Sox jersey. Hill signed a one-year, $5 million deal on December 1st. The 41-year old southpaw is coming off stints with the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Mets in 2021. The results of this season were mixed at best. […] READ MORE


What Made Hunter Renfroe Expendable?

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In a shocking move to some, the Boston Red Sox shipped right-fielder Hunter Renfroe to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Jackie Bradley Jr., and prospects David Hamilton and Alex Binelas. Renfroe is coming off a career year at the plate. He posted career highs in batting average, RBI, and on-base percentage, all while collecting […] READ MORE