Around the horn with the Red Sox lineup … DAVID ORTIZ Ortiz is the only major leaguer to slug 30 homers and 100 RBI in each of the last three seasons. The Red Sox need the same production from their 40-year-old DH during the Big Papi Farewell Tour. The spotlight usually brings the best out of … Continue reading What To Expect From The Red Sox Lineup in 2016
With his job on the line, John Farrell has let it be known that Travis Shaw is in the mix for a starting position and Pablo Sandoval is playing for his job. Farrell told assembled media yesterday that Sandoval is “very well aware of it.” He also discussed “not limiting [Shaw] to just a utility … Continue reading Travis Shaw Ready For Full Time Job
John Henry’s declaration that the Red Sox have relied too much on analytics in recent years has made for interesting sports radio fodder, but does the Red Sox owner really mean what he says? After all, his team employs Bill James, the father of sabermetrics, and spends more money on statistical analysis than most major … Continue reading Red Sox Leaning Away From Analytics, Emphasizing Scouting?