Your virtual box seat to New England's professional sports & live concerts.

Tag Archives: MLB Trade deadline

Sox somewhat unexpected surge has put the pressure on Dombrowski to deliver a closer at the deadline

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer When the Red Sox limped out of Baltimore last Sunday – losers of two of three to an Orioles team that is vying for the not so coveted title as the worst team in baseball – only the most laundry loving baseball fan in Boston actually believed that second-year manager Alex Cora’s exceptionally pampered club had a chance to defend...
Read more

The decision for the Sox Dombrowski is a simple one, get the biggest bang for your buck by shopping Betts right now

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer With just over a week before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, the Red Sox looked like roadkill on this sweltering Sunday in Baltimore, dropping their second game of a three-game series to the Orioles, who are battling the Detroit Tigers from the worst record in baseball by the score of 5-0. And the final score doesn’t come close indicating just how...
Read more

Sox fans should set their sights really low as the MLB trade deadline approaches

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Bruins Senior Staff Writer The Red Sox start the unofficial second half of the season on Friday night against last October’s World Series opponent the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park in a challenging position.  The nine games they trail the division-leading New York Yankees entering the dog days of summer might as well be 90, as second-year manager Alex Cora’s club Cadillaced...
Read more

Despite the Sox pounding teams into submission during the first half of the season, pitching remains a problem if they want to go far in the playoffs

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Senior Staff Writer Sitting at a Major League Baseball’s best 68-30 record entering the so-called second half of the regular season, it would be hard to argue that things could have gone any better  - record-wise, at least - for the Boston Red Sox through the first four months of the 2018 season.  Team president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski’s big catch –...
Read more