Where will the AL East heavyweights end up? Tony Massarotti breaks down the Sox, Rays, and Yanks in 4 fundamental areas and makes a prediction that won't sit well with Sox fans.
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The rivalry, 2010 version
The baseball season kicks off with the best rivalry in baseball analyzed from top to bottom by Chad Finn.
Lackey's AL East impact, and destinations for Adrian Gonzalez and Mike Lowell. Let Mazz and Finn know if you agree or disagree.
With the first game around the corner, we assess the Red Sox' Opening Day roster.
Old friends, new places
With a philosophical focus on run prevention, the Red Sox have lost power but added Gold Glove-caliber work in the field.
Metrics like Ultimate Zone Rating and runs saved may be difficult to comprehend, but baseball's new math offers a lot more insight than just whether a fielder booted one or not.
Tom Tippett is the man whose statistical comparisons and computer simulations help shape the Red Sox' decision-making.
Experience and consistency made center fielder Mike Cameron a wanted man in free agency, so the Red Sox reeled him in, and dropped him in the middle of an outfield debate
The Red Sox have one of the best minor-league systems because of a focus on drafting talented high schoolers and international talent like Jose Iglesias (left).
nick cafardo's scouting reports