The Red Seat: Episode 43 – The State Of The Farm With Chris Hatfield

In Episode 43 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) are joined by Chris Hatfield (@SPChrisHatfield) of SoxProspects.com to discuss the Red Sox farm system. Topics include:
Will Rafael Devers come up to fill the void at third base?What is the trade value of Blake Swihart?How did Jason Groome look in his first start since returning from the DL?What are the strengths and weaknesses of the farm system?Where do the members of the 2017 draft class fall into the prospect ranks?Who are some of the international J2 signees the Red Sox will be targeting?What does a package for Mike Moustakas look like?
 

The Red Seat: Episode 42 – Positive Regression Fairies

In Episode 42 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Joiner (@bryanjoiner) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
The Red Sox 2017 draft picks, what is Dave Dombrowski up to?The overall state of the farm system, including some guys Jake likes more than the consensus.Third base is a nightmare, Bryan explains why trading for a third baseman is the right move.What would it cost to make such a trade? Is it worth a good prospect to dump Pablo?
 

The Red Seat: Episode 41 – Healthy Rotation At Last!

In Episode 41 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
Are the changes made by Drew Pomeranz sustainable and do you have more confidence in him now?What do you value more at third base, Marrero’s glove or Sandoval’s bat?Fangraphs and BP see the division shaking out differently, how do we see the division?Our first ever batch of listener questions is answered!
 

The Red Seat: Episode 40- The Quarter Pole Check In

In Episode 40 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Brett Cowett (@BACowett ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
The rehab stints of both David Price and Pablo Sandoval.The guys check in on the team after 45 games.A new segment is debuted called “Do your job!”Each member of the team is discussed and we decide who has lived up to expectation and who is left wanting.

The Red Seat: Episode 39- John Farrell- Master Bullpen Manager?

In Episode 39 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
  Craig Kimbrel being amazing and being trusted and used as a fireman.  Has Eduardo Rodriguez taken the leap?  What will the Red Sox do about third base? What should they do about third base? Who is potentially available out there?  Is sitting Jackie Bradley Jr. the right thing to do?

The Red Seat: Episode 38- Wright is Wrong and Smooth Sale-ing

In Episode 38 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Joiner (@bryanjoiner) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
The amazing company that Chris Sale has put himself in during this five game stretch.The excellent recent performances of Hanley Ramirez, Eduardo Rodriguez, Drew Pomeranz, and Craig Kimbrel.What are the implications of the Steven Wright injury?Will the club have to look outside to solve the third base problem?
 

 

The Red Seat: Episode 37- The Slide and The Retaliation

In Episode 37 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Ben Carsley (@BenCarsley) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
The Pedroia/Machado saga. Was it handled correctly?How long can the Red Sox continue to trot out three lefties in the pen? When does Abad go?Is there anything to be concerned about with the Red Sox power outage?A preview of Red Sox vs Yankees and Red Sox vs Cubs.

The Red Seat: Episode 36- Talking to Jen McCaffrey of MassLive

In Episode 36 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Brett Cowett (@BACowett ) are joined by Jen McCaffrey (@jcmccaffrey) of MassLive discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
  What is the atmosphere like at a Marathon Monday/Patriots Day game? Is there anything like it in baseball?  How are the injuries progressing with JBJ, Price, Thornburg, and Smith?  Jen spoke to Benintendi’s family about him and has some interesting insight into what makes him so special.  Jen and Brett weigh in on the Chris Sale/ Pedro Martinez comps. Sale is really really good.  Will Fernando Abad be on this team in a month?

The Red Seat: Episode 35- 2017 Year of The Flu!

In Episode 35 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
  A discussion of the “flu epidemic of 2017” and an attempt to officially re-name the season.  How good will the offense be this year? Can we take anything away from early stats?  What is expected of Drew Pomeranz? How good/bad will he be? How many starts will he make?   Just where does Chris Sale stack up against other recent Red Sox aces? The guys compare him to other Red Sox ace seasons.

The Red Seat: Episode 34- Evan Drellich Talks Injuries

In Episode 34 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Joiner (@bryanjoiner) are joined by special guest Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich ) of CSN New England to discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:

Evan’s exploration into whether or not the Red Sox are doing everything that they can to make sure they are not acquiring damaged players.

How up to date are the Red Sox on analytics and cutting edge medical information?

How good can this offense be without David Ortiz and is it okay to bat Xander Bogaerts 6th?

What should we expect out of Steven Wright, Eduardo Rodriguez, Pablo Sandoval, and Hanley Ramirez?