Ben Buchanan

  • joined Apr 17, 2009
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Ben is the manager of SB Nation's resident Red Sox site Over The Monster.

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Minor Lines: Bradley struggles, Barnes excels


Jackie Bradley's return to Triple-A isn't going all that well, but the rest of the Paw Sox are on a roll.

Clay Buchholz falls apart in fifth, Sox fall again


This feels familiar, somehow...


Game 126: Red Sox vs. Angels

Clay Buchholz hasn't been completely terrible in over two weeks! Dare we hope for three? Can we, in fact, dream so large?! I, for one, will dream! (As I try to sleep for the next 40 days...

Red Sox vs. Angels: David Ross returns


David Ross is back in action Wednesday night against the Angels.

Rusney Castillo decision expected by week's end


The Red Sox should have their answer from Rusney Castillo in the next few days.

Red Sox minor lines: The ups and downs


Keury and Margot are hot, Swihart and Devers are not.

Red Sox 3, Angels 4: A rare Koji loss


The Red Sox fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the middle innings, but Koji Uehara stumbled with two outs in the ninth, suffering a rare loss.


Game 125: Red Sox vs. Angels

Alright, are we all in the Webster start position? Hands over eyes, fingers barely spread, and in a seat which will let you comfortably assume the fetal position at a moment's notice? These are...

Red Sox vs. Angels: Still waiting on Allen Webster


The Red Sox are still waiting for Allen Webster to show up. Is today the day?

Allen Craig begins rehab assignment in Pawtucket


Allen Craig's rehab assignment is underway, and could see the outfielder back in Boston before the week is out.

Tazawa's defensive gaffe costs Sox


The Red Sox were undone by missed opportunities and a defensive gaffe from Junichi Tazawa. In other words, your typical Monday at Fenway Park.


Game 124: Red Sox vs. Angels

A moment of silence, if you will, for our dearly demoted Mr. Bradley. May he figure things out down below, and return to us as the effective Ellsbury replacement we'd all hoped he would be.

Red Sox vs. Angels: Mookie Betts starts in center


Jackie Bradley Jr. is gone, leaving Mookie Betts a chance to make a name for himself in the majors.

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Red Sox place six players on waivers


Ah, yes, it's that time of year again.

Red Sox minor lines: The Cecchini I used to know


Remember that Garin Cecchini guy? He might be back. Maybe.

Sox fall behind Joe Kelly's brutal outing


A trainwreck of a start from Joe Kelly, combined with a bit of careless defense from Xander Bogaerts and general ineptitutde at the plate made for one terrible game from the Red Sox.


Game 123: Red Sox vs. Astros

I started this game thread on Saturday by accident. So uh...boy, that sure was an interesting game yesterday, right? Y'know, where the one guy did the thing. And...and Rubby! Yeah, how about him....

Red Sox vs. Astros: Dustin Pedroia doesn't play


Here yesterday, gone today.

Red Sox minor lines: Whiplash and wear


It wasn't exactly a banner couple of days for Boston's farm system, but where the upper minors provided some positives, there was little redemption to be found in the lower levels.

Ortiz' two-homer night carries Sox to victory


David Ortiz drove in six runs against the Astros, saving the Red Sox from a shaky outing from Rubby De La Rosa.


Game 122: Red Sox vs. Astros

Good news, everybody: It's August 16th, meaning (as far as I know) there's no curse in effect certain to doom the Red Sox to a bitter defeat. Bad news, everybody: It's August 16th, 2014, meaning...

Ben Affleck's birthday strikes again


It happened again: a bizarre Red Sox defeat on August 15th.

Red Sox vs. Astros: Dustin Pedroia plays


One day after hitting a foul ball off his foot, Dustin Pedroia is in the lineup for Boston.


Game 121: Red Sox vs. Astros

Happy birthday to Ben Affleck Happy birthday to Ben Affleck Please stop torturing us with your evil dark powers! Happy birthday to Ben Affleck And many more~

Minor lines: Barnes found after 2-years missing


Matt Barnes went missing at the end of 2012. Now, suddenly, he's burst back onto the scene with four straight strong starts in Pawtucket.

Red Sox ride seven-run sixth to victory


The Red Sox fell behind early, but came through with a huge seventh inning to down the Astros 9-4.


Game 120: Red Sox vs. Astros

I'll just drop these here, given the lack of a unique lineup post today. The big news is that the hand contusion that kept Cespedes from finishing Wednesday's game against the Reds is not...

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Pedro wants Clemens in Hall of Fame


Next year will almost certainly mark Pedro Martinez' election into Cooperstown. He doesn't think he should be the only former Red Sox elected, either.

Sox want Stanton, but Cespedes won't get him


Everyone knows the Red Sox want Giancarlo Stanton, but it seems there might be some confusion as to what the Marlins would be looking for in a trade.

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