The Red Sox were terrible, but David Ortiz was awesome. Again.
In his age-38 season, David Ortiz continued to do what he does best.
Topping David Ortiz's 2013 was basically an impossible task, even for someone who does the impossible as often as David Ortiz. He produced one of the greatest age-37 seasons of all-time, finishing with a .309/.395/.564 line that was good for a 159 OPS+: that put him in the company of p...
Daily Red Sox Links: Rusney Castillo, Will Middlebrooks, Clay Buchholz
Today's links look at Ben Cherington's offseason tasks, the top prospects in the system, and Manny Ramirez's future.
Alex Speier goes position-by-position in determining what needs to be done this offseason. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
This past ...
The Red Sox fan's rooting guide to the AL Wild Card game
Who should Red Sox fans be rooting for in tonight's Wild Card game? (Hint: it's the Athletics)
The season may be over for the Red Sox, but for 10 other teams it's just beginning, and for one of those 10, it will come to an abrupt end tonight. That's the nature of things now that there's one spot per league for two wild card teams to fight over. It's technically part o...
Jon Lester puts his Boston home up for sale
It's okay if you want to panic a little.
There was always the hope, however slim, that the Red Sox would convince Jon Lester to return to Boston this winter as a free agent. If that hope existed at all, it's even slimmer now, as the current A's pitcher put his Newton Highlands house on the market,
Alex Hassan's quietly great 2014
He struggled at the start and it obscured things, but Hassan's 2014 was a huge step forward.
You probably didn't pay much attention to Alex Hassan this summer. Don't worry, it wasn't obvious that you should be paying attention to him, as he's always been something of an under-the-radar, wake-me-when-he-breaks-out kind of prospect in the Red Sox system. When he struggl...
Daily Red Sox Links: Christian Vazquez, Ben Cherington, Yoenis Cespedes
Today's links look at Christian Vasquez's fit at catcher, Ben Cherington's plans for the future and whether or not they might include Yoenis Cespedes.
Nothing like a good postmortem on a terrible season. (Maureen Mullen; Boston.c...
Ben Cherington details Red Sox' offseason plans
How are the Red Sox going to transform their 2014 disaster into a contender in 2015? Ben Cherington laid out some general plans Monday morning.
It's just 24 hours since the end of the Red Sox' 2014 season, but Ben Cherington isn't wasting any time in getting to work on the 2015 team. Speaking to the media today, the Red Sox' general manager laid out the team's general plans headed ...
Red Sox will draft 7th overall in 2015
The season is over, so we know where the Red Sox are going to pick in next summer's draft.
With the 2014 regular season over, we now know for sure where it is the Red Sox will be selecting in the 2015 MLB amateur entry draft. As the Red Sox had the sixth-worst record in the majors, they will pick seventh in next summer's draft.
That math might not make sense fo...
Daily Red Sox Links: Rusney Castillo, Allen Craig, Koji Uehara
Today's links look at a good-bye to Derek Jeter, the Red Sox offensive woes in 2014, and Brian Johnson's fantastic season.
The Red Sox will have no regrets about the $100,000 they spent on Rusney Castillo's first year in the majors. (Alex...