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Boston Red Sox: Paying the luxury tax to miss the playoffs

The Boston Red Sox are set to pay the luxury tax for the second straight year and the defending champs are all but guaranteed to miss the playoffs this season. The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are all but out of the playoff chase this season.   At 8 1/2 games out of the second […] Boston Red Sox: Paying the luxury tax to miss the playoffs - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 12, 2019
Gordo: After firing Dombrowski, Red Sox could use Cardinals-like stability

Gordo: After firing Dombrowski, Red Sox could use Cardinals-like stability

The Boston Red Sox have been up for adventure in recent years, consequences be damned.
Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen deflects questions about Red Sox opening

Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen deflects questions about Red Sox opening

Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen kept his comments vague when asked about being connected to a high-ranking position with the Boston Red Sox.        
Call to the Pen Sep 11, 2019

Red Sox: Was firing Dave Dombrowski, good, bad, or inconsequential?

Dave Dombrowski was fired on Sunday and that can be both unsettling as well as liberating for the Red Sox and their fans. Let’s take a closer look. On one hand, we have perhaps the best executive in baseball in Dombrowski who literally just won a championship last year for the Boston Red Sox. He […] Red Sox: Was firing Dave Dombrowski, good, bad, or inconsequential? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 11, 2019

Boston Red Sox GM has monumental decisions in 2019 offseason

After Dave Dombrowski’s firing, the new Boston Red Sox GM will have plenty of decisions to make in the offseason including their stars J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts. Dave Dombrowski made a lot of costly decisions in his tenure with the Boston Red Sox including spending a lot of money on players that have not […] Boston Red Sox GM has monumental decisions in 2019 offseason - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 10, 2019

Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals: A tale of two trade deadlines

The Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals were two teams who stayed put at the trade deadline and the result has been very different for each team. Since the trade deadline of July 31st the two teams records are very different.  The Boston Red Sox have gone 16-18 while the St. Louis Cardinals […] Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals: A tale of two trade deadlines - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 10, 2019

Congrats, Boston Red Sox: You’re the villains now

With the dismissal of Dave Dombrowski, The Red Sox have officially shed their “lovable loser” look and have become the villains in the NL East. In the history of American professional sports, there have been many rivalries, but none as storied as the tangled history between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox.  […] Congrats, Boston Red Sox: You’re the villains now - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 9, 2019

Boston Red Sox: What Dombrowski’s firing means for Betts

Mookie Betts is facing free agency after next season, but without a president of baseball operations, what does it mean for him and the Boston Red Sox? The Boston Red Sox just fired their head of baseball operations 9 months after they were having a parade. That is a very strong move when it has […] Boston Red Sox: What Dombrowski’s firing means for Betts - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 9, 2019

Boston Red Sox promote international signings violator

Upon firing Dave Dombrowski, the Boston Red Sox shuffled some pieces in the front office. One move, in particular, deserves more scrutiny than the rest. On Sunday, the Boston Red Sox began a process of reshuffling its front office. It started with the firing of president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and inserting assistant general […] Boston Red Sox promote international signings violator - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lone Star Ball Sep 9, 2019
Dave Dombrowski out as Boston team president

Dave Dombrowski out as Boston team president

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ The Red Sox have fired their team president, Dave Dombrowski, less than 12 months after winning the World Series The Boston Red Sox have fired Dave Dombrowski, their president of baseball operations, it was announced late last night. The Boston Red Sox won 108 games in 2018 and capped the season off with a World Series Championship, but the team is 76-67 in 2019, and appears unlikely to make the playoffs. This is a rather dramatic move from the BoSox, who brought Dombrowski in in August, 2015, just two weeks after he parted ways with the Detroit...
Call to the Pen Sep 9, 2019

Red Sox: The case against Dave Dombrowski

Dave Dombrowski, removed as president of the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, was let down by the collapse of the team’s veteran core this season. Dave Dombrowski, whose release as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox was reported Sunday night, was completing the worst season of his four-year tenure in that […] Red Sox: The case against Dave Dombrowski - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Detroit Free Press Sep 9, 2019
Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations

Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.        
Pinstripe Alley Sep 9, 2019
Red Sox dismiss GM Dave Dombrowski after Yankees beat them 10-5

Red Sox dismiss GM Dave Dombrowski after Yankees beat them 10-5

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ The Yankees’ rivals are now 17.5 back in the division with 19 games left to play. Gleyber Torres stole the show on Sunday night, going 3-for-5 with a home run and 4 RBI as the New York Yankees powered past the Boston Red Sox, 10-5. The Yankees got to the Red Sox’ pitching staff early and often last night. Following an Edwin Encarnacion single in the second, Gleyber Torres mashed his 35th home run of the year, drilling the ball over the Green Monster in left-center field. In the following inning, a ground-rule double by Mike Tauchman began a rally...
NorthJersey.com Sep 6, 2019

New York Yankees face Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

The Yankees and Red Sox started a weekend series Friday night. Domingo German started for the Yankees while the Red Sox used an opener.        
Call to the Pen Sep 1, 2019

Boston Red Sox continue to scrounge for rotation depth

The Boston Red Sox are continuing to desperately search for pieces to their rotation as they have added Jhoulys Chacin on a minor league deal. As the calendar has flipped to September, the Boston Red Sox still find themselves in search of help in the starting rotation. Chris Sale is gone for the rest of […] Boston Red Sox continue to scrounge for rotation depth - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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