4:58 AM EST, Mon January 27, 2020
Call to the Pen 19 hours ago

Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts to the Padres, a trade simulation

The latest team said to be interested in Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts are the San Diego Padres. Let’s take a look at a deal that might actually work. The Boston Red Sox have made it quite clear this offseason that the team is amidst a rebuild and looking to cut salary. Knowing […] Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts to the Padres, a trade simulation - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pinstripe Alley 20 hours ago
The Red Sox can challenge the Yankees atop the AL East, but it won’t be easy

The Red Sox can challenge the Yankees atop the AL East, but it won’t be easy

Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via New York’s ancient rival returns a talented lineup, but the pitching leaves a lot of question marks Yesterday, I wrote about the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, the two teams most likely to finish at the top of the AL East table. There’s of course a third team in that mix too, and we’d be remiss not to talk about the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees’ most storied rival finished 2019 with 84 wins, five fewer than their BaseRuns record. The Red Sox have a really talented lineup, with their 106 wRC+ good for sixth in baseball last season. The big...
Friars on Base Jan 23, 2020

Rumor: Padres and Red Sox have discussed a trade for Mookie Betts

A rumor recently states that the San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox have discussed a possible trade for outfielder Mookie Betts. We haven’t had many San Diego Padres rumors recently, but we got a juicy one on Thursday night that has the San Diego Padres fan base buzzing. Dennis Lin of The Athletic (paid […] Rumor: Padres and Red Sox have discussed a trade for Mookie Betts - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
DodgerBlue.com Jan 23, 2020
Rob Manfred: MLB Won’t Act On L.A. City Council Vote To Strip Astros & Red Sox Of World Series Trophies To Award Them To Dodgers

Rob Manfred: MLB Won’t Act On L.A. City Council Vote To Strip Astros & Red Sox Of World Series Trophies To Award Them To Dodgers

In the wake of the Houston Astros being found guilty for electronic sign-stealing and the Boston Red Sox also being...
Call to the Pen Jan 22, 2020

Boston Red Sox: Time for Dustin Pedroia to say farewell

No matter what Dustin Pedroia’s heart is telling him, his body is saying that the Boston Red Sox legend needs to walk away. No one will ever question Dustin Pedroia‘s heart. His determination and grittiness, his refusal to give up, and his determination to get everything he had out of his body made him an […] Boston Red Sox: Time for Dustin Pedroia to say farewell - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More