The Red Seat: Episode 33- Red Sox Predictions!

In Episode 33 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Brett Cowett (@BACowett ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
What is the optimal Red Sox lineup heading into opening day?Who is the biggest competition for the Red Sox in the division this year? How about in the American League?Which teams will make the playoffs in each league and how far will the Red Sox go?Which Red Sox players will be most instrumental to both the successes and failures of the team? Will any Red Sox claim end of season awards? Many more Red Sox superlatives. 
 

The Red Seat: Episode 33 – Red Sox Predictions!

In Episode 33 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Brett Cowett (@BACowett ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
What is the optimal Red Sox lineup heading into opening day?Who is the biggest competition for the Red Sox in the division this year? How about in the American League?Which teams will make the playoffs in each league and how far will the Red Sox go?Which Red Sox players will be most instrumental to both the successes and failures of the team? Will any Red Sox claim end of season awards? Many more Red Sox superlatives. 
 

The Red Seat: Episode 32-Drew Pomeranz and Spring Training with Brian MacPherson

In Episode 32 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Joiner (@bryanjoiner) are joined by special guest Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) of the Providence Journal to discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
Brian gives us the latest news on Drew Pomeranz and his injury and what that might mean for the team if he misses time. The Red Sox had a recent skills contest to decide who will and won’t travel on an upcoming road trip, we hear all about the events!We give the latest updates on the Red Sox positional battles at catcher, in the bullpen, and at utility. Brian tells us which way things are leaning.Lastly, we close with continued discussion about David Price and his injury concerns/possible discontent in Boston.
 

The Red Seat: Episode 32 – Drew Pomeranz and Spring Training with Brian MacPherson

In Episode 32 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Joiner (@bryanjoiner) are joined by special guest Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) of the Providence Journal to discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
Brian gives us the latest news on Drew Pomeranz and his injury and what that might mean for the team if he misses time. The Red Sox had a recent skills contest to decide who will and won’t travel on an upcoming road trip, we hear all about the events!We give the latest updates on the Red Sox positional battles at catcher, in the bullpen, and at utility. Brian tells us which way things are leaning.Lastly, we close with continued discussion about David Price and his injury concerns/possible discontent in Boston.
 

The Red Seat: Episode 31-Talking Price and WBC

In Episode 31 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:

The guys discuss how they feel about both the World Baseball Classic and Spring Training and what can be learned from watching each.

The few positional battles on the team are broken down including 2nd lefty out of the pen and catcher.

Price’s bizarre situation with his elbow is discussed as well as his recent comments in an interview with the Boston Globe. Will he stay healthy this year? What do we expect from a performance perspective? Is he happy here?

We end with putting odds on actual major league contributions from Rusney Castillo and Allen Craig.  Spoiler: they are low!

 

The Red Seat: Episode 30-Remaking the Top 10 Prospects with Jeff Paternostro

In Episode 30 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Ben Carsley (@BenCarsley) are joined by special guest Jeff Paternostro (@jeffpaternostro), Senior Prospect Writer at Baseball Prospectus. Topics include:

§  Jeff’s reaction to the packages given up to get Chris Sale, Tyler Thornburg, and Anderson Espinoza.

§  After the trades, the top 10 prospect rankings in the system need to be re-made, we take a crack at filling out the ranks while discussing who has a chance to take the leap in 2017.

§  Is it time to give up on Trey Ball the pitcher?

§  Why is it so difficult to give out 80 grade hit tools? Jeff discusses his evaluation philosophy.

§  After all of the in season and off-season maneuvers where does the Red Sox system now rank? Is it preferable to be a balanced system or a top heavy one like the Red Sox?

The Red Seat: Episode 29-Emergency Chris Sale Podcast!!!

In Episode 29 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Ben Carsley (@BenCarsley) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:

§  Emergency Chris Sale podcast!

§  Ben and Jake discuss that deal and what it means for the team and for the Red Sox farm system.

§  Dombrowski also went out and traded for Tyler Thornburg filling a massive need in the 8th inning.

§  Where do the Red Sox now rank among teams in the AL heading into next season?

 

The Red Seat: Episode 28-Firing Up The Hot Stove

In Episode 28 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Collins (@RedSox_Thoughts ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:

§  When watching the Cubs vs Indians which former Red Sox players did you miss most?

§  Who are the top five teams in the American League heading into the off-season?

§  Baseball America just released their top-10 Red Sox prospects list.  Will any of those guys be moved this off-season?

§  What moves should the Red Sox make in order to put themselves in the best position to win the pennant in 2017?

 

The Red Seat: Episode 27-Season Wrap Up Edition

In Episode 27 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:
What were the biggest reasons why the Red Sox lost to Cleveland?The debate about David Price’s post season has the guys divided.What free agent and trade targets are on the market to replace David Ortiz?What free agents/arbitration eligible players/options should the Red Sox keep?
 

The Red Seat: Episode 26-Red Sox vs Indians: ALDS Breakdown

In Episode 26 of “The Red Seat”, Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Matt Kory (@mattymatty2000 ) discuss the latest Red Sox news. Topics include:

§  Red Sox vs Indians ALDS! Jake and Matt do a comprehensive breakdown of the series using advanced metrics including:
OffenseStarting PitchingBullpenFieldingBaserunningManagerPosition by position comparisonPredictions