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Over the Monster 35 mins ago
OTM Open Thread 2/8: It is Wednesday

OTM Open Thread 2/8: It is Wednesday

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ Happy Wednesday. In a week we’ll have pictures of baseball players playing catch. Standing on mounds. Wearing gear. For now, it’s still part of the waiting period. If you missed it, there are a few other players invited to Red Sox Spring Training besides the main roster. The #RedSox have added 10 non-roster invitees to the team’s 2023 Spring Training roster: pic.twitter.com/75mbrV2fpS— Red Sox Player Development (@RedSoxPlayerDev) February 1, 2023 Always fun to see who else shows up to camp. The first “game” of the year is...
Over the Monster 2 hours 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 21 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 Feb 7, 2023
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...