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Call to the Pen Mar 23, 2020

Boston Red Sox: sell! sell! sell! time to sell off some more pieces

The Boston Red Sox are entering a season uncertainty. Time to strip the cabins bare and build up around Xander Bogaerts. This is not your Grandpa’s Boston Red Sox. That’s a good thing, they didn’t win anything back then. Well, they aren’t even your Boston Red Sox from the World Series-winning season two years ago. […] Boston Red Sox: sell! sell! sell! time to sell off some more pieces - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 21, 2020

MLB sign-stealing: Are you “entitled” to cheating free baseball?

According to a Boston Red Sox attorney, MLB fans may not be entitled to watch a game free of cheating. Just when you wondered when at last the MLB commissioner’s office would release its findings about the Boston Red Sox’s replay room reconnaissance ring, a Red Sox attorney let it spill. The Red Sox, if […] MLB sign-stealing: Are you “entitled” to cheating free baseball? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 21, 2020

Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale is the next Ron Guidry

With Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale set to undergo Tommy John surgery, he is in danger of becoming the next Ron Guidry. There was always the risk that Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale would break down. The slender lefty threw hard from an unorthodox motion, with his arsenal putting a strain on his […] Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale is the next Ron Guidry - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Mar 20, 2020

Boston Red Sox: 6 reasons this is the worst 6-months ever

It’s been a while since the Boston Red Sox dealt with a string of unmitigated bad luck. Here’s why the last 6-months could mean a return to the norm. Prior to winning four World Series titles in 14-years (2004, 2007, 2013, 2018), the Boston Red Sox went on an 86-year run of downright bad luck […] Boston Red Sox: 6 reasons this is the worst 6-months ever - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Federal judge skeptical of Boston Red Sox claim team didn’t cheat; appears open to sign-stealing suit brought by DraftKings bettors

Swing and a miss by the Sox! A federal judge scoffed Friday at a claim by an attorney for the Boston Red Sox that the team had not violated rules against sign-stealing — and appeared open to letting a suit over the scandal proceed. DraftKings players sued Major League Baseball, the Red Sox and...