Red Sox Analysis

'Very good chance' Lackey and Lester are traded


The Red Sox might very well just blow up this whole rotation before the deadline.

Dodgers, Cardinals are Jon Lester favorites


With a little over a day to go until the trade deadline, two NL teams are pushing hardest for Lester.

Jon Lester, the end of the road, and asking why


The Red Sox season is over. The only thing left to do is find out who whether Jon Lester is staying or going.

Pirates emerging as Jon Lester 'dark-horse'


If Lester is going to be gone, swapping him out for a big bat would make all kinds of sense.

The Red Sox shouldn't trade John Lackey


Unless an offer the Red Sox absolutely cannot refuse comes in, they should hang on to Lackey for 2015.

Orioles, Mariners, Brewers all want Jon Lester


Would the Sox trade Lester within the division? It depends on what's being offered.

Lester, Lackey both available for 'right returns'


The Sox might not trade either of them, but they're listening for a reason to.

The importance of a protected first-round pick


The Red Sox would love to start the 2014 season over, but they can at least take solace in the fact that their struggles will help rebuild for 2015.

Ortiz on Lester: 'He's a keeper'


The Red Sox designated hitter publicly vouched before Monday's game for the team to sign ace Jon Lester to a long-term extension.

Trading Lester for Kemp doesn't make sense


Trading Matt Kemp makes sense. Trading Jon Lester makes sense. But for each other?


Allen Webster named Sunday starter for Red Sox


A source told Over the Monster that Allen Webster left the Pawtucket Red Sox to join the major league team. From all indications, Allen Webster will replace Jake Peavy in the rotation for the time...

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to San Francisco Giants


A Boston duck boat owner, who pitches for the Red Sox, is heading to San Francisco.

If Jon Lester walks, who can the Red Sox acquire?


If Jon Lester truly does leave this offseason, are there any good options to replace him?

Red Sox Trade Targets: Robert Stephenson


As the trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox should take a page from a couple of their ex-front office leaders and turn some short-term assets into a top prospect like the Reds' Robert Stephenson.

Would the Red Sox stand pat?


As their hot streak over the past couple weeks has complicated how to view the rest of the season, how likely is it that the Red Sox don't make any moves before the trade deadline?

Red Sox need to move past fear, extend Jon Lester


Or "how I learned to stop worrying and love the big contract."

Should we worry about David Ortiz's production?


David Ortiz hasn't been the same hitter this year as in years past. Should we worry about him finally hitting his decline?

Red Sox outfield isn't broken, but needs fixing


The Red Sox already have three adequate outfielders, but that doesn't mean there's no improvements to be made.

Law's midseason top 50 features Owens, Swihart


Even after all the promotions, the Red Sox are still loaded.

The precedent for a Jon Lester extension


Jon Lester will become one of the highest paid pitchers in baseball when he signs his next contract. History, however, suggests that signing the lefty to a long-term contract may not be the most...

Jackie Bradley Jr. is finally flourishing


It took over a year, but Bradley is starting to put things together at the plate.

Should the Red Sox trade Andrew Miller?


With Andrew Miller set to become a free agent this offseason, should the Red Sox look to trade him?

The A.J. Pierznyki signing still makes sense


Although it ended up as horrible as it possibly could have, the A.J. Pierzynski signing is still a move that made sense at the time.

A.J. Pierzynski was no scapegoat


A.J. Pierzynski was unproductive and unloved in Boston. But nobody thought he was the only problem.

There is always hope


Last night wasn't a turning point, but it was a reminder of what baseball can be.

The season is over


It's time to wave the white flag for the 2014 Boston Red Sox.

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