9:05 AM EST, Sat January 29, 2022
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Daily Red Sox Links: Seiya Suzuki, Mookie Betts, Jackie Robinson

Daily Red Sox Links: Seiya Suzuki, Mookie Betts, Jackie Robinson

Photo by Yuichi Masuda/ The idea of Seiya Suzuki roaming right field at Fenway for the Boston Red Sox in 2022 is an intriguing concept, and Khari Thompson gives us three things to know about the Japanese hitter. (Khari Thompson; Boston.com) David Ortiz just cemented himself as one of the greatest to ever play the game of baseball. With the 2023 Hall of Fame Ballot next year, a couple of familiar Red Sox faces could very well be joining him in Cooperstown. (Jenna Ciccotelli; NESN) Mookie Betts has played Major League Baseball for two of the most storied franchises in the...
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OTM Roundtable: David Ortiz memories

OTM Roundtable: David Ortiz memories

This was the one moment taken off the table. | Set Number: X156411 TK1 R4 F146 Gather around for some David Ortiz story sharing. With David Ortiz being officially elected into the Hall of Fame earlier this week, getting in on his first ballot and becoming the first Boston Red Sox star to be inducted since Pedro Martinez in 2015, the topic for this week’s roundtable was incredibly easy for me to come up. For this week, I simply asked staff to share their most treasured Ortiz memory as Red Sox fans. I should point out, though, that I took the 2013 post-Marathon speech...
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FanPost Friday: Talking about David Ortiz

FanPost Friday: Talking about David Ortiz

Photo by ERIKA SANTELICES/afp/AFP via In whatever way you’d like. This has obviously been a very big week in the world of the Boston Red Sox, with one of the most legendary players from the history of this long-running franchise, David Ortiz, was officially voted into the Hall of Fame by the BBWAA. Now a first-ballot Hall of Famer, the long-time Red Sox slugger was the lone player in this year’s class on the BBWAA ballot to make it into the Hall. It is very much a well-deserved induction, and while unfortunately a lot of attention has (understandably, I suppose)...
Over the Monster Jan 28, 2022
Red Sox Top Prospect Voting: Nick Yorke’s meteoric rise

Red Sox Top Prospect Voting: Nick Yorke’s meteoric rise

Nick Yorke at 2020 Alternate Site | Kelly O’Connor From maligned first rounder to top 50 prospect in the blink of an eye. The way the farm system for the Boston Red Sox seems to be shaping up in the (hopefully short) time before players begin reporting to camp, it would appear as though there is a clear top three. Triston Casas and Marcelo Mayer are the top two, and while the vote for our list wasn’t that close there isn’t much consensus on who is above the other. The other is Nick Yorke, who feels pretty locked in as that number three prospect. That was certainly...
Over the Monster Jan 28, 2022
OTM Open Thread 1/28: It is Friday

OTM Open Thread 1/28: It is Friday

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The weekend Happy Friday! Get your milk, bread, and eggs ready before the storm. The Celtics are playing the Hawks at 7:30 PM ET. The Bruins take on the Coyotes at 9:00 PM ET. Wish a happy birthday to 2021 Red Sox sensation Hunter Renfroe. Talk about what you want, get ready to shovel, and be good to one another.