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.
Looking for examples of a similarly strange managerial move.
It’s an all-AL East episode, as Ben and substitute co-host Jason Wojciechowski discuss a counterproductive proposal to fix what ails the Yankees, then talk about the latest Bobby Valentine controversy.
According to a transcript unearthed by Adam, Theo Epstein almost derailed the Dodgers-Red Sox mega-trade with a call to his old friend Ben.
Ben and Sam discuss the futures of the two teams involved in the weekend’s blockbuster trade, then talk about whether the Astros would benefit from signing Roger Clemens.
A look at the Boston/LA deal that set a record for the most money ever involved in a Major League Baseball trade.
Clay Buchholz is known for throwing a nasty changeup, but he’s added a new off-speed pitch to his arsenal in 2012.
Josh Beckett isn’t the ace he was in 2007, but what about him has changed over the past five seasons?
A 2012 draftee has struck out in his first 16 at-bats as a professional. What does that say about him? And more importantly, what does it say about baseball?
Celebrating the striking symmetry of Red Sox right-hander Aaron Cook’s peripherals.
There are surprises that are awful, like Carl Crawford’s collapse. Then there are the other kind.
It’s not easy when kids want to root for their own stupid teams.
After looking like he was on his last legs in 2009 and again in 2010, David Ortiz has returned to near-peak form. How did he do it?
Fourteen days of futility in Boston is more than some reasonable fans can take.
Jeremy Hellickson gets hit hard and Clay Buchholz impresses in the game of the week, plus thoughts about Tampa Bay’s pitching and Bobby Valentine’s way with words.
Why have two of the top 30 position players since 1950 been ignored by BBWAA voters and bloggers alike?