11:51 PM EST, Wed February 26, 2020
Call to the Pen 3 hours ago

Boston Red Sox: cheating probe result now expected “early next month”

Oft-delayed already, commissioner Manfred’s Boston Red Sox cheating report is now due in March. It might or might not mean next week. But still… “A Boston Red Sox ruling from MLB now expected early next month instead of late this week/month,” tweeted MLB Network’s Jon Heyman Tuesday afternoon. “No big reason seen for slightly later […] Boston Red Sox: cheating probe result now expected “early next month” - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base 13 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Three trade packages with the Boston Red Sox

Last week, the Boston Red Sox were reportedly interested in acquiring Wil Myers from the San Diego Padres. Might there be other trades that make sense? Spring Training offers a unique time of the year. For us baseball fans, it’s a fresh start for our respective team’s quest at winning a World Series. And for […] San Diego Padres: Three trade packages with the Boston Red Sox - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Feb 25, 2020

Boston Red Sox tenure might make Andrew Cashner marketable

Andrew Cashner was considered a disastrous acquisition for the Boston Red Sox. Nonetheless, his time in Boston might just make him a marketable commodity. When the Boston Red Sox acquired Andrew Cashner for two minor leaguers on July 13, they envisioned that he would be the answer to solidifying the back of their rotation. Instead, Cashner […] Boston Red Sox tenure might make Andrew Cashner marketable - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Feb 21, 2020

Boston Red Sox: Rob Manfred in serious bind with sign-stealing punishment

The baseball public is not satisfied with the punishments doled out for the Astros, which may impact MLB’s investigation into the Boston Red Sox. It seems we can’t go for more than an hour without another player sounding off on how the Houston Astros stole signs, stole the 2017 World Series, stole Aaron Judge‘s AL […] Boston Red Sox: Rob Manfred in serious bind with sign-stealing punishment - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Feb 20, 2020

Boston Red Sox: ‘Big Papi’ shoots the messenger, bypasses the message

Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz seems to think Astrogate is all the fault of Mike Fiers and those in and out of the game hammering Rob Manfred’s judgment. For those who persist in believing Mike Fiers was nothing more than a rat fink, you have an ally in David Ortiz. The former Boston Red […] Boston Red Sox: ‘Big Papi’ shoots the messenger, bypasses the message - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More