Can conflict make a team play better?
An object lesson in implementing the shift drawn from two consecutive plate appearances.
What Xander Bogaerts’ promotion means for the Red Sox and for the rise of young talent in the post-PED era.
He has the least-famous name, but Felix Doubront has been Boston’s most dependable starter.
The Red Sox add Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal, while the Tigers get Jose Iglesias and the White Sox add Avisail Garcia plus prospects.
Good stories, funky motions, under-the-radar breakouts, and longshots: A look at 10 interesting players you probably haven’t heard of.
The Red Sox extend Dustin Pedroia, while the Orioles trade for Francisco Rodriguez.
The Astros lock up their second baseman, and the Red Sox get a once-dominant reliever.
The Cubs will let Marmol walk (or be claimed), Kawasaki’s down and up, and David Ross is concussed.
Lessons learned from lessons taught (or, perhaps, some less mawkish description of this article)
On the first stop of his spring training tour, Mike talks to John Farrell and David Ross about whether the cutter caused problems for Jon Lester.
A look at all 20 punchouts in Roger Clemens’ 20-strikeout game against Seattle in 1986.
Ben and Sam preview the Red Sox’ season with Matthew Kory, and Pete talks to Boston Globe and Boston.com columnist Chad Finn (at 22:13).
Koji Uehara factoids about the Boston Red Sox’ Koji Uehara.
Ben and Sam welcome Matthew Kory to the podcast to discuss the David Ortiz contract negotiations and the outlook for the Red Sox this winter.