Tag "Texas Rangers"

Hindsight is 20/20: Revisiting an Arm the Red Sox let Slip Away on Deadline Day

Despite the heroics of Ryan Brasier, the Red Sox bridge to Craig Kimbrel still lacks dependability and consistency. While the Red Sox were busy pulling off deals to acquire Steve Pearce, Nathan Eovaldi, and Ian Kinsler, other teams were adding

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Pittsburgh Pirates – Plight or Prosperity? Post-Deadline Performance Evaluation

The Pittsburgh Pirates made waves at the trade deadline by acquiring two big-name pitchers, so how has it gone so far? The Pirates’ notoriously fickle front office decided to surprise fans at the MLB trade deadline by acquiring former Texas Rangers relief pitcher Keone Kela and former Tampa Bay Rays starter Chris Archer. Both names rang well in the ears of the Pittsburgh faithful, but the fans wanted top-tier work to match the expectations of the names alone. With the Pirates fighting to get back into the playoff picture, Archer and Kela are under a microscope.

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The Bottom 10 MLB Rankings and Some Bright Spots

Every year there are teams who rise to the top because of an unsung hero, a rookie stepping in, or a triumphant return from injury by a veteran. On the flip side, there are teams who are at the bottom and underachieving or simply too young and rebuilding. Here are the bottom 10 teams in the league and some bright spots that those teams can possibly build on moving forward.

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Red Sox Should Reunite With Koji Uehara

Former Red Sox closer Koji Uehara expressed his intent to retire after the 2018 season after 10 years in the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization and nine seasons in the MLB. “If I get a contract, I’m more than 90 percent

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Red Sox Notebook: Doug Fister Signs With the Texas Rangers

Former Red Sox starting pitcher Doug Fister signed a $4-million free agent deal with Texas Rangers this past weekend. The Rangers officially confirmed the deal, which includes a club option and performance incentive, as of late Tuesday afternoon. OFFICIAL: We

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Red Sox Trade Deadline Targets

A pair of players that the Red Sox should consider trading for.

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Five Reasons Why This Red Sox Home Stand Could Determine the Season

The Boston Red Sox started a six game home stand against the Texas Rangers and will continue with a series against Seattle Mariners. In a season with 162 games, every game is important. Here are five reasons why these upcoming games

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