Ben Buchanan

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

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Red Sox 3, White Sox 1: A well-earned win

The Red Sox produced a two-run rally in the ninth to back-up an incredible start from Jon Lester and secure a series win against Chicago.


Game 16: Red Sox vs. White Sox

The Red Sox won last night. That is a good thing. But so much of the actual game in question looked every bit like one of their embarrassing losses. They say beggars can't be choosers, and if...

Red Sox vs. White Sox: Mike Napoli returns

Mike Napoli is back in the lineup Thursday night, less than 48 hours after dislocating his finger in the first game of the series.

Koji Uehara set to return

Koji Uehara is ready to make his return to action Thursday night should the Red Sox require his services.

Red Sox minor lines: Two slow days

Rain kept the Red Sox down on Tuesday, and Wednesday didn't quite pick up the slack.

Red Sox 6, White Sox 4: Exhausted, but victorious

It took a long time, but the Red Sox actually won a game.


Game 15: Red Sox vs. White Sox

For the fear of Aceves stop playing crappy baseball and start winning games. Please

Red Sox vs. White Sox: Dustin Pedroia returns

Dustin Pedroia is back in action Wednesday night, leading off for the Red Sox against John Danks.

David Ortiz on Marathon Bombing, one year later

David Ortiz reflects on the year that's passed since the Boston Marathon Bombing.

Red Sox 1, White Sox 2: Things fall apart

The Red Sox just can't seem to find their feet.

Mike Napoli injures finger because why not?

Everything is terrible

Game 14, Overflow Thread: Revenge of the Lackey

Take this article. Replace "Lackey" with "Peavy" And you've got yourself a stew goin'.


Game 14: Red Sox vs. White Sox

We've actually gotten some good news over the past 48 hours, re: injuries and the like. Now can we actually get some good results from the Red Sox? The White Sox may be 7-6, but it's hard not to...

Red Sox vs. White Sox: Pedroia still out

Dustin Pedroia isn't ready to make his return just yet, leaving the Red Sox another man down for at least one more game.

John Farrell facing fine over replay comments

Apparently, telling the truth is an offense worthy of a fine.

Red Sox minor lines: Henry Owens falters

Henry Owens has allowed runs, signalling the end of times.

Dustin Pedroia's wrist scans clean

Dustin Pedroia has received a clean bill of health after being scratched from Sunday night's game against the Yankees with a sore wrist.

Jon Lester's $70 million contract offer

The Red Sox have made a $70 - $80 million contract offer to Jon Lester. Are they low-balling the southpaw?

Red Sox minor lines: Exciting times in Greenville

Mookie Betts has been drawing all the attention to Portland, but the Red Sox have some exciting players down in Greenville.

Red Sox 2, Yankees 3: Replays, robberies, rubbish

It's been a bad couple days.

Game 13, overflow thread: First base is lava!

Don't touch it or you die, apparently.


Game 13: Red Sox vs. Yankees

Ladies, gentlemen, I don't know whether you've heard or not, but the sky is falling. Dustin Pedroia and Koji Uehara were apparently holding it up, and it's coming crashing down now that they're...

Red Sox vs. Yankees: Dustin Pedroia a late scratch

Bad news, Red Sox fans: Dustin Pedroia is hurting.

Red Sox minor lines: Manuel Margot hype time

It's Mookie Betts hype time, too, but it's always Mookie Betts hype time.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 7: Lackey throws BP, Sox fall

The Yankees took John Lackey deep four times, leaving the Red Sox on the wrong end of a 7-4 score.


Game 12: Red Sox vs. Yankees

No fly balls is the rule of the day. That or misery as they rain down in left field. Just win. Go Sox!

Red Sox vs. Yankees: Dustin Pedroia leads off

John Farrell is putting a twist on things, moving Dustin Pedroia up to the leadoff spot against Hiroki Kuroda and the Yankees.

Red Sox minor lines: Margot keeps on slugging

Manuel Margot was not a prospect known for his power. But he might end up that way given how 2014 has started.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 2: Sox top CC on Sizemore homer

Grady Sizemore has struck again, producing a game-winning homer to put the Red Sox back on even footing with the New York Yankees.


Game 11: Red Sox vs. Yankees

I hate to say it so early in the season, but one way or another I think we've gotten to the point where only two things needs be said: Just win. Go Sox!

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