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  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 07:18:30 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: Did you notice that Bogaerts was #20 on the updated list, to Quintana's #44?  Dave Cameron seems to be suggesting that Bogaerts should return a Sonny Gray (21) or Matt more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 07:00:07 EDT

    Rick Porcello, who is one month older than Jose Quintana, has been valued at $42.6 million over the past two-and-a-half years while Quintana has been valued at $77.1 million over the same period. Afte more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 05:11:19 EDT

    I'll reprise an earlier comp for Blake Swihart in catcher Kevin Plawecki of the New York Mets. Swihart and Plawecki spent a majority of the 2014 season in the Double A Eastern League posting these sla more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 04:33:47 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: 3-The WS have a choice, if they want to trade Quintana.  They can trade for a major leaguer, which would negate the vision of trading for the future, and make no se more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 02:15:18 EDT

    In the last 12 months Jose Quintana has been valued at 4.6 fWAR. In the previous 12 months Quintana had been valued at 3.9 fWAR. http://www.fangraphs.com/leaders.aspx?p os=all&stats=pit&lg=all&qual=y& more »

  • Forum Post: What are the Sox chances ?

    Posted 07/06/2015 01:30:47 EDT

    One site projects the Red Sox with the league's best winning percentage the remainder of the season to finish with a virtual 81-81 record:

    http://www.fangraphs.com/coolstandings.aspx

     

    more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/06/2015 12:47:41 EDT

      In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to JoeBrady1's comment: I suspect it will take more than a lottery ticket in Blake Swihart and a likely backup more »

  • Forum Post: trade proposal

    Posted 07/06/2015 08:40:33 EDT

    Alejandro De Aza, who has posted a .259/.315/.470/.785 line in 200 plate appearances this year, is a 31-year-old journeyman who remains under team control for less than three months. I doubt the Mets more »

  • Forum Post: ( Not ) Cool Standings

    Posted 07/06/2015 12:49:50 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to dgalehouse's comment: In Vegas , if you bet on the Sox in April , those odds would still hold.  Not that I am advoc more »

  • Forum Post: ( Not ) Cool Standings

    Posted 07/05/2015 11:23:16 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: In Vegas , if you bet on the Sox in April , those odds would still hold.  Not that I am advocating for Sin City , or gambling in general , but the wise guys know m more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/05/2015 09:41:41 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: I suspect it will take more than a lottery ticket in Blake Swihart and a likely backup infielder in Deven Marrero to pry Quintana away from the White Sox. Swihart i more »

  • Forum Post: Swihart & Marrero for Quintana?

    Posted 07/05/2015 09:24:01 EDT

    Jose Quintana -- who posted fWAR of 3.3 in 2013, 5.0 in 2014 and 1.8 so far this year -- has one of the team-friendliest contracts in baseball, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts: Jose Quintana lhp more »

  • Forum Post: ( Not ) Cool Standings

    Posted 07/05/2015 08:26:17 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to dgalehouse's comment: Folks , Despite their current won/loss records , it is clear to this long time observer that more »

  • Forum Post: ( Not ) Cool Standings

    Posted 07/05/2015 07:49:27 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: Folks , Despite their current won/loss records , it is clear to this long time observer that the Red Sox have a better team than the Astros. Not saying that as a " more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Sunday 1:35 Astros vs. Boston

    Posted 07/05/2015 04:40:03 EDT

    This game may feature the two best shortstops in the American League.

    It's hard to believe that Carlos Correa is two years younger than Xander Bogaerts.

    more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Sunday 1:35 Astros vs. Boston

    Posted 07/05/2015 03:49:40 EDT

    Would the Astros trade Lance McCullers straight up for Eduardo Rodriguez? I don't think so, although I question whether the Red Sox would trade Rodriguez straight up for McCullers. Rodriguez was Baseb more »

  • Forum Post: Betts, Bogaerts, Hol and Buchholz

    Posted 07/04/2015 08:36:28 EDT

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  • Forum Post: What are the Sox chances ?

    Posted 07/04/2015 08:28:09 EDT

    As I write, one website projects the Red Sox will have baseball's best record (47-33) the remainder of the season to finish in a tie with the Blue Jays for the final Wild Card slot: http://www.fangrap more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Red Sox will target younger pitchers under team control beyond 2015 in trades

    Posted 07/04/2015 11:13:17 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: I'm glad we're not looking for two month rentals. If the report is accurate, the Red Sox apparently are willing to offer up the correspondingly steeper package of more »

  • Forum Post: Game thread Saturday Red Sox v Houston

    Posted 07/04/2015 11:00:16 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: Other than saying it was the worst loss of the year, I am never re-visitng last night. /disclaimer-I am going to vent all freeking day long/ Gotta win this one.  Ab more »

  • Forum Post: Game thread Friday Red Sox v Houston

    Posted 07/03/2015 08:45:40 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: In response to hill55's comment: For what it's worth, FanGraphs projects a 43-38 (.537) record the rest of the year for the Red Sox and a 40-41 (.498) record the r more »

  • Forum Post: Game thread Friday Red Sox v Houston

    Posted 07/03/2015 04:02:34 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: I see the Sox absolutely pummeling ham and egger Straily.  An easy win tonight. Dan Straily pitched at Fenway Park barely 14 months ago: http://www.baseball-refere more »

  • Forum Post: Game thread Friday Red Sox v Houston

    Posted 07/03/2015 03:56:31 EDT

    For what it's worth, FanGraphs projects a 43-38 (.537) record the rest of the year for the Red Sox and a 40-41 (.498) record the rest of the year for the Houston Astros: http://www.fangraphs.com/depth more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Red Sox will target younger pitchers under team control beyond 2015 in trades

    Posted 07/03/2015 03:44:29 EDT

    The Atlanta Braves, carrying a wealth of young pitchers with years of team control, reportedly are looking for a young catcher: http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2015/07/braves-seeking-young-catcher-trade more »

  • Forum Post: Who should start at SS for the AL in the All Star Game-Xander Bogaerts or Jose Iglesias?

    Posted 07/03/2015 03:34:25 EDT

    In response to ampoule's comment:

    I wonder who Donald Trump would choose?

    The American-born Brad Miller?

    more »

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