Ben Cherington

Ruminating on the Red Sox and the Trade Deadline

Two weeks, folks. Two weeks and 15 games to go until the trade deadline. We often say teams have 162 games to figure things out, and a month, two months, or even three months are too small a sample to really tell us anything concrete. But the thing is, the season is really two seasons. […]

Jacoby Ellsbury

Let’s Take the Where Are They Now: 2013 Red Sox Quiz!

It’s early yet but the 2015 Red Sox appear to be an interesting if flawed group worthy of our attention. If some things change and maybe some additions are made we might reach the admiration stage, but for now we’ll happily settle for attention-worthiness. Happily because, you’ll note, this is a number of steps above […]

Jon Lester

Turning Twosday: A Player's Prime and Cherington's Choice

First, a cheap, sexy plug that’s relevant to the what follows: I wrote about the Cleveland Indians in the BP Annual this year. I did not write about the Indians because I love Cleveland, but because I was asked to write about Cleveland. That was lucky. I love Cleveland, starting with Major League, duh, and […]