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  • Forum Post: Pat Light and Joey Gallo

    Posted 07/15/2014 09:54:30 EDT

    One word: Devers. I like Longhi as a pick and Ockimey has potential. But Devers is options 1, 2 and 3.

  • Forum Post: Swihart completes FG Top 25 prospect list

    Posted 07/15/2014 09:49:37 EDT

    We will be lucky as heck if both Vasquez and Swihart are good enough to be a platoon. I'm very high on Swihart in particular but I don't think either of these guys are going to be so good we move them more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part III

    Posted 07/14/2014 12:15:48 EDT

    Buchholz got it up to 93 today, maybe a little higher as I didn't see the game. I think the Sox might actually consider buying players now, to my chagrin. Just play the kids at this point and prepare more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part III

    Posted 07/09/2014 10:27:36 EDT

    Excuse me, the fire sale started 12 hours later! It was bound to happen, and did. I hope we are nowhere near through. The FO might actually get encouraged by tonights game though. Let's hope they tank more »

  • Forum Post: Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors

    Posted 07/09/2014 10:19:37 EDT

    Mookie had a solid game tonight. Loved the speed he showed to first on the infield "double". And the ability to score from 1st on Nava's double. That kid has a lot going for him including bat speed an more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part III

    Posted 07/08/2014 10:28:16 EDT

    The sell off begins tonight.

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  • Forum Post: Cardinals were scouting Peavy

    Posted 07/08/2014 10:17:59 EDT

    They kind of arranged a Peavy auction during tonights game, even announcing that there will be "some sort of move after the game".  And then we lose by 8-3 potentially ( the score so far ). I'm defini more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 07/04/2014 03:12:11 EDT

    It seems to me that given all the stock piling of arms and such, the Redsox plans are to develop from within almost entirely. I'm hopeful they do what it takes to sign Lester, which to me will be at l more »

  • Forum Post: Red Sox sign top 2 arms from international signing

    Posted 07/03/2014 06:48:16 EDT

    They just signed this guy also for $300,000:

    http://vimeo.com/82093586" rel="nofollow">http://vimeo.com/82093586

     

    That makes 3 signings. I bet they are not through.

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  • Forum Post: Red Sox sign top 2 arms from international signing

    Posted 07/03/2014 06:41:03 EDT

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 07/03/2014 12:24:43 EDT

    I don't know if we are in the mode of trading prospects for some studs. It ma well be the other way around. For example, I bet Peavy gets traded within 2 weeks.

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  • Forum Post: Red Sox sign top 2 arms from international signing

    Posted 07/03/2014 12:12:53 EDT

    It is interesting that they are both arms. The sox are pulling out all the stops to get a high upside starter.

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  • Forum Post: Red Sox sign top 2 arms from international signing

    Posted 07/03/2014 12:11:20 EDT

    If they are going over, they might just as well keep going and sign more.

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  • Forum Post: 2014 Draftees crack soxprospect rankings.

    Posted 06/22/2014 11:36:07 EDT

    I like the picks overall, but we will be unlikely to hit gold with any of them. What I mean by that is that at our drafting slot, we were getting leftovers. But given that situation, I do like the pic more »

  • Forum Post: A Look Ahead to 2016

    Posted 06/22/2014 01:05:56 EDT

    I'd still like Xander to be our SS. It just opens up the lineup for a bopper at 3rd. And we need that bopper at 3rd.

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  • Forum Post: A Look Ahead to 2016

    Posted 06/22/2014 01:03:52 EDT

    Who would have projected that we would be hitting in the collective .240's at this point in the year, with Brock Holt by far the highest average guy? It is just a shock to me. I understand the injurie more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 06/16/2014 10:50:38 EDT

    Sometimes a guy can get largely overlooked as well. For example Workman wasn't highly regarded 2 years ago and now he looks like a starting pitcher in mlb. I think Coyle might end up being a decent ml more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/31/2014 08:47:59 EDT

    It's kind of a shame to me if we bring in Drew and we sit Holt when he is playing well. At least they are thinking of using him in other slots. I think that is great news.

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  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/31/2014 02:17:26 EDT

    David Ortiz hasn't been more than a 3.9 WAR player since 2007. Xander has been that good. He is already more valuable to the team overall than Ortiz, given standard metrics.

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  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/31/2014 02:08:55 EDT

    As it stands right now, Xander projects as an above 5.0 WAR player right now. He is 33% better than the average player in generating runs. And he is a SS who has yet to really come into his power. Jus more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/31/2014 02:03:57 EDT

    Man I hate it when I have to work and can't see a game like the one today because it's on national TV. It's almost worth it to get cable in the office. MLB.com is worthless during blackout games. Here more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/27/2014 10:14:55 EDT

    I think Holt has at least average speed. He has beat out several ground balls which seemed to be a surprise to the fielders. He has been a decent base runner.  I like the guy but it would be better if more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/26/2014 11:10:57 EDT

    Salty is on pace to cost his team 15 runs defensively this year. He has a Rtot/yr of -15 ( total zone metrics ). Also hitting .212 in May after a strong start. He is not looking like he was a tough gu more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/26/2014 10:35:25 EDT

    Thanks S5 and Great for you Moon! What a positive thing to do. And we thought you lived and died a Sox fan! You have a life! ( I'm just kidding. We all know you are clearly a Renaissance man! ). The S more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2014: Part II

    Posted 05/25/2014 11:40:14 EDT

    It is extremely frustrating to watch them right now. It seems like nothing is going right. And when the starting pitching isn't producing that is the sort of thing which turns into a losing streak. I' more »

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