Ultimately not many would turn down the chance to lead the Red Sox’s Baseball Operations. They have a huge market and are willing to spend and have some of the best young talent in the league on their roster who won it all less than a year ago. Big teams are often able to rebuild whilst still winning, and that is what the new GM will hope to achieve.
Just 10 months since clinching the World Series title in Los Angeles, the Boston Red Sox are 5.5 games back of the wildcard. This is despite a breakout season from 22-year-old third-baseman Rafael Devers.
We’re getting the most competitive AL wildcard race since 2017 but what most fans are interested in remains which teams will eventually end up playing in the play-in game on October 2nd. And what better time to evaluate the teams’ chances than when September is right round the corner?
Though the division race would appear to be almost wrapped up for the New York Yankees in the AL East with just over 100 games played this season, they certainly will not want complacency to set in just yet, and the upcoming 4-game series with their bitter rivals at Fenway Park is set up to be a cracker.
The Boston Red Sox acquired starting pitcher Andrew Cashner in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles.
The Boston Red Sox are looking to add a starting pitcher ‘sooner rather than later’, per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
The Boston Red Sox, after a horrible start, are still in contention as the 31st July trade deadline approaches.
The first ever Major League Baseball regular season games in Europe were an overwhelming success. The crowds were engaged, creating an atmosphere of friendly rivalry with a buzz of excitement for this new project. The weather was as good as it gets in the UK.
The phrase “the art of pitching” does not seem to belong in sports however, both fans and pitchers alike take great pride in the deliberate and strategic elements of a good pitching performance. If the upcoming London Series is your first exposure to baseball, appreciating the deliberate nature and purpose of each pitch will almost certainly improve your experience!
The first ever MLB London Series takes place this weekend as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox meet in a two-game series at the London Stadium.