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2023 In Review: John Schreiber

After a pesky shoulder injury plagued his 2023 season, can John Schreiber get back to his 2022 form, when he was the bullpen’s biggest strength?

2023 In Review: Kutter Crawford Can Get Even Better

The unheralded starter might be sneakily be a key piece of the 2024 rotation.

2023 In Review: An Up-And-Down Season for Garrett Whitlock

Elbow issues resurfaced this year, leading to multiple stints on the IL and a return to the bullpen in the second half of the season.

2023 In Review: Masatka Yoshida Was Good. Then He Wasn’t.

2023 in Review: Ol’ Reliable Rob Refsnyder

Thankfully, someone to rely on in the field and at the plate.

2023 In Review: Tanner Houck, Reliever Extraordinaire?

Tanner Houck struggled a bit in a season in which he was mainly in the rotation. Is this a sign to move him back to the bullpen, or does he just need more time?

2023 in Review: Reese McGuire

The backup catcher mostly did what he came to do—but that insane baserunning error really sticks in our craw.

2023 In Review: Triston Casas Broke Out

Triston Casas’ rookie year started out slow, but the 23-year-old never wavered from his patient approach at the plate and found pitches to drive all over the ballpark down the stretch.

2023 In Review: Brayan Bello Proved Himself

At just 24, Brayan Bello was a consistent anchor in the Red Sox rotation and one of the best groundball artists in the game. The Red Sox hope that’s just the beginning.

2023 In Review: Clocks Stand Still For Chris Martin

Chris Martin was Boston’s most reliable reliever in 2023. What happens in 2024?

2023 In Review: Kenley Jansen Is Closing Out His Legacy

Badly placed pun aside, will Jansen’s modest decline be a liability in 2024?

2023 in Review: Alex Verdugo’s Up-Then-Down Year

Taking bets on how much longer he’ll remain on the team...

2023 In Review: Should Rafael Devers Have Been Extended After All?

The answer to your question, by the way, is yes, of course... but Rafi’s production needs to improve in 2024 and beyond.

2023 In Review: Chris Sale Was Back! And Then Not Back. . .

The lefty ace was good when he was healthy.

2023 Red Sox In Review: Is Trevor Story Already A Free Agent Bust?

The oft-injured shortstop did not enjoy the 2023 season.

2022 In Review: How Big Of A Piece Is Reese?

Reese McGuire seems to be the Red Sox primary catcher. Is this a temporary fit, or will he be a mainstay behind home plate?

2022 In Review: Is This All There Is For Alex Verdugo?

Our 2022 In Review Series tackles the fading former prospect.

2022 In Review: We Still Don’t Really Know How Good Kiké Hernandez Is

But he could be one of the most important players on the 2023 Red Sox

2022 In Review: Dalbec in Disarray

Is there a future — or even a present — for Bobby Bombs on this team?

2022 In Review: Will Chris Sale Ever be CHRIS SALE Again?

If Chris Sale can once again become one of the best pitchers in baseball, the 2023 Red Sox will be a whole lot more interesting.

2022 In Review: Is John Schreiber For Real? (Please, Can He Be?)

After a strong showing in AAA in 2021, John Schreiber became, perhaps, Boston’s most reliable reliever in 2022. Let’s appreciate that and try not to ponder the reality of a repeat performance in 2023.

2022 In Review: Oof, It’s Time For The Ryan Brasier Article

The Red Sox bullpen certainly showed both its flaws and opportunities to be better in 2022. Ryan Brasier definitely presented both of these.

2022 in Review: Tanner Houck’s Slider Slaps, But Is That Enough?

With big ups to his nasty slider, Tanner Houck cemented a late-inning relief role before an injury cut his season short, but his long-term role is still up in the air.

2022 in Review: Time Is Running Out For Jarren Duran

A once highly-touted prospect, Jarren Duran still shows some flashes of brilliance, but they are quickly being overshadowed by his limitations. Can he become a more dependable everyday starter?

2022 In Review: The Bionic, Mediocre Man

Is Nick Pivetta good? We’re not sure, but he’s definitely taking the ball.

2022 in Review: Brayan Bello Showed His Exciting Potential

Bello might still have work to do, but his first season in the bigs was a great start.

2022 in Review: Garrett Whitlock Does It All

Whitlock was solid as a starter and great as a reliever, but maybe it’s time to officially pick a lane for the 26-year-old right-hander.

2022 in Review: Matt Barnes Does A Jekyll And Hyde Impression

Matt Barnes signed a contract extension in 2021 just in time to start performing a lot worse. He may have cleared some issues up by the end of 2022, but where do we go from here?

2022 In Review: Trevor Story Rode The Rollercoaster

The Red Sox signed Trevor Story to be a star last offseason. At times, he looked better than advertised and at others, he looked like a bust. Throw in a dash of solid defense and effective base-running and you get a decent season overall.

2022 In Review: Rob Refsnyder, Platoon Sergeant

Rob Refsnyder was better than ever before in 2022. What can he parlay this into?

2022 in Review: Rafael Devers Showed Why He Deserves to Get Paid

With a contract extension rumored to be in the works, it’s the perfect time to look back at what was another great season from Devers, even if he disappeared for a month.

2021 in Review: Garrett Whitlock exceeded all expectations

Adding Garrett Whitlock was a great move and it came at the expense of the Yankees. What’s not to like?


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