Brian Johnson

Fenway’s Future: Brian Johnson, Rafael Devers and More

This week, we’ll look at a pitcher blowing away opponents in the high minors, a couple position players that need some time to bounce back, and an 18-year-old that’s making pitchers in the low minors look foolish. Triple-A Pawtucket: Brian Johnson, LHP and Travis Shaw, 1B For what seemed like the longest time, Brian Johnson was […]

Mookie Betts

Worst-to-First-to-Worst: How the Red Sox's Losing Seasons Position Them for Success

There probably exists no such chapter buried deep inside general manager Ben Cherington’s copy of The Red Sox Way: A Blueprint for Winning in the 21st Century entitled “Finish Last in the Division Every Other Year.” Yet that was Boston’s fate in both 2012 and 2014, two of the three years Cherington’s been at the […]