The head-to-head value-add calculator, HVaC for short, calculates a player’s score using projected plate appearances from Fangraphs to determine how many home runs, runs, RBI and steals a player will generate and measure it against a hits-per-plate-appearance metric.Read full article >>
For the first time in a decade, David Ortiz on Sunday was the Boston Red Sox's starting first baseman at Fenway Park.
Monday morning's baseball includes a new All-Star voting record, the White Sox refusing to hold a fire sale, and the Reds unsure of their July plan. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Hanley Ramirez hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 5-4 Sunday.
And there it is. #GiantAss pic.twitter.com/MEidHuiyNI — Greg Thurston (@astrosince1975) July 4, 2015 The "Giants Glass Company" of New England had a simple dream: To advertise in Fenway Park. That advertising strategy failed on Saturday when an inconsiderate player made a mockery of their sign. Don't call the number. There are no giant asses for sale... that we know of.
Clay Buchholz pitched a six-hitter to win his fourth straight start, coming within one out of a shutout as the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a tough loss with a 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday.
David Ortiz took a throw off his dome in the bottom of the fifth inning as his Boston Red Sox tried to rally back against the Houston Astros on Friday. With men on first and third with one out, Hanley Ramirez hit a grounder to the hot corner. Show More Summary
First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
The Ashes, the Test cricket series between England and Australia, begins again this week, renewing one of the most heated rivalries in any sport. In the United States, baseball has the Red Sox and Yankees, college football has Michigan vs. Show More Summary
While the Boston Red Sox season has so far been a disaster with the team which entered the season picked by many baseball experts to win the American League East now slogging along in last place, the past two weeks have seen an upswing...Show More Summary
I've been chasing some 2013 Red Sox parallel sets, since it's the last season the team was really any good, and I feel like their World Series Championship should be well represented in my collection. In the last COMC order I had shipped, I finally got my hands on some of the 2013 Topps Chrome Purple Refractor parallels I was missing. Show More Summary
Six games out of first place with half a season still to play, the Pittsburgh Pirates are beginning to look like a real challenger to the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. Six games out of first place with half a season...Show More Summary
David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eight-run first inning, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 on Thursday night.
In March, the Buccaneers released linebacker Brandon Magee. The next day, he reported for Red Sox training camp. The offseason program came and went without any team offering Magee an NFL job. In the interim, Magee has kept playing baseball — continuing with Boston’s Class A affiliate, the Lowell Spinners. Bating.250 through seven games,…
Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 11-2 on Wednesday, ending Boston's winning streak at three.
Went to Fenway with my daughter and friend last week, and the only thing that went wrong the entire time is the Sox losing to the fracking Cookies. Oh, and the “wave” and “sweet Caroline” nonsense, with all the “fans” just following along blindly, apparently not noticing that the Sox were LOSING, and they are […]
David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
As the MLB season approaches the midway mark, it's time to break out the red pen and dish out grades for all 30 clubs from the surging Washington Nationals to the last-place Boston Red Sox. In the process of writing up report cards, the most important factor was each club's win-loss record. Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox don't have an ace starting pitcher. I've said it. Chances are you've probably said it as well. It's been the consensus since, well, ever. Clay Buchholz, however, begs to differ. Buchholz made his 16th start of 2015 on Monday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre, and it went quite well. Show More Summary
Clay Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start, Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night.