8:38 AM EST, Wed February 08, 2023
Over the Monster 1 hour ago
Red Sox Links: From ‘Beat LA’ to Be Like LA

Red Sox Links: From ‘Beat LA’ to Be Like LA

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Plus Darnell McDonald in the booth and Austin Brice’s surprising impact on the 2022 bullpen. Even if the Celtics and Lakers aren’t as heated rivals as they once were, most people in Boston knows the chant “Beat LA.” But are the Red Sox taking a more “Become LA” stance? Kind of. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston) Enrique Hernández is definitely a good vibes guy and he’s hoping that his old pal Justin Turner can bring some more of that flavor to Boston. (Christopher Smith; MassLive) Darnell McDonald may be a newbie in...
NESN.com 20 hours ago

Red Sox Prospect Outlook: Can Nick Yorke Recapture Magic In 2023?

Before the start of the 2023 season, NESN.com is evaluating several noteworthy prospects in the Boston Red Sox organization, using insight and analysis from industry experts to gauge each player’s outlook for the upcoming campaign. Next up: 2020 first-round pick Nick Yorke. The Red Sox stunned a lot of experts when they selected Nick Yorke […] The post Red Sox Prospect Outlook: Can Nick Yorke Recapture Magic In 2023? appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster 23 hours ago
OTM Open Thread 2/7: It is Tuesday

OTM Open Thread 2/7: It is Tuesday

Photo by Erica Denhoff/Icon Sportswire via One week to go Happy Tuesday! Pitchers and catchers report one week from tomorrow. One week from today is Valentine’s Day, if you needed a reminder. The Red Sox are looking rather set, unless one of the remaining free agents is added to the roster or Chaim Bloom swings a trade for a shortstop, which, with so many prospects potentially fighting for that job in the next couple years, is unlikely. But how about Jurickson Profar? How about Elvis Andrus? Will one of them sign for peanuts as the offseason ends, looking for any job...
Over the Monster Feb 7, 2023
2023 Positional Preview: Shortstop Has Short And Long-Term Solutions

2023 Positional Preview: Shortstop Has Short And Long-Term Solutions

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports After the loss of a franchise cornerstone, the Red Sox have multiple options to put on the field at short. Welcome to Over the Monster’s 2023 Season Preview! Between now and Opening Day, we’ll be here to tell you anything and everything* you need to know about the upcoming season. Below is an installment in our Positional Preview Series, in which we do a deep dive on each positional group. Let’s continue with the left-side of the infield at shortstop. * Well, not everything, but a lot of things. Trust us: you don’t actually want...
NESN.com Feb 6, 2023

Kiké Hernández Not Sweating Major Role Change With Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox haven’t really attempted to keep it a secret: All signs are pointing toward Kiké Hernández becoming their new everyday shortstop. Boston saw longtime shortstop Xander Bogaerts sign with the San Diego Padres this offseason, opening up perhaps the most important defensive position on the diamond. Trevor Story, the first option to […] The post Kiké Hernández Not Sweating Major Role Change With Red Sox appeared first on NESN.com.