Joon Lee

  • joined Jun 11, 2012
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Joon Lee (@iamjoonlee) is a writer based in Boston, Massachusetts. He currently writes for SB Nation's "Over The Monster" blog, contributes to Peter Gammons' and interns at, focusing on Red Sox coverage. He formerly interned at the Boston Herald. He is a member of the Cornell University Class of 2017.

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Ortiz on Lester: 'He's a keeper'


The Red Sox designated hitter publicly vouched before Monday's game for the team to sign ace Jon Lester to a long-term extension.

Allen Webster named Sunday starter for Red Sox


A source told Over the Monster that Allen Webster left the Pawtucket Red Sox to join the major league team. From all indications, Allen Webster will replace Jake Peavy in the rotation for the time...

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to San Francisco Giants


A Boston duck boat owner, who pitches for the Red Sox, is heading to San Francisco.

Red Sox activate Victorino, option Betts


Shane Victorino makes his return to the lineup on Saturday. Mookie Betts takes the trip down to Pawtucket to make room for the outfielder sources tell Over the Monster.

The precedent for a Jon Lester extension


Jon Lester will become one of the highest paid pitchers in baseball when he signs his next contract. History, however, suggests that signing the lefty to a long-term contract may not be the most...

Former top pick Whitson focused on proving value


A former top-10 pick who turned down a $2.1 million signing bonus out of high school, Red Sox prospect Karsten Whitson starts his first professional season with no regrets on his decision to go to...

Hometown kid Longhi feels at home at Fenway Park


A 30th-round draft pick in 2013, Nick Longhi finds peace in playing at Fenway Park, home to his favorite childhood baseball team.

The season is over


It's time to wave the white flag for the 2014 Boston Red Sox.

Bogaerts takes stock of unfamiliar struggles


Despite the unfamiliar challenges of dealing with a major slump, Xander Bogaerts is not any less confident than he was before the struggles.

A's acquire Samardzija, Hammel


And boom goes the dynamite. The first major trade of the 2014 season has gone down between the Cubs and Athletics.

What can the Red Sox get for their trade assets?


With the trade deadline quickly approaching, the Red Sox have a decision to make on whether or not to sell their assets. The secondary question is: what can the team get in return?

Not the time to call up Mookie Betts


The day until Mookie Betts' major league debut inches closer by the minute. Despite their need in the outfield, the Red Sox should not call up Betts right now.

MLB reacts to Ortiz's official scorer comments


Major League Baseball responded to David Ortiz's comments about official scorers.

The demise of Daniel Bard


Daniel Bard was let go by the Texas Rangers after posting an unbelievable horrible stat line in Single-A. While Bard's struggles became prominent in 2012, when he attempted to become a starter, the...

The amazing advancements of Brock Holt


Coming into 2014, Brock Holt was no more than a trade throw in and a fringe major leaguer who had not played more than 26 games in the big leagues. Just a month into his last call-up, Holt has...

What do evaluators think of Michael Chavis?


The Red Sox came to an agreement with first-round pick Michael Chavis according to multiple reports. While Chavis will likely make the jump into the top-10 prospects in the Red Sox farm system,...

Middlebrooks to try hand in outfield, Drew returns


Manager John Farrell said before Sunday's game that they may try to use Will Middlebrooks in the outfield. Stephen Drew also made his return on Sunday.

Stephen Drew may need MRI, currently day-to-day


After four games in 2014, Stephen Drew may need an MRI on his right oblique strain.

Mookie Betts seriously loves to cut hair


Just like his compatriot Superman, Mookie Betts loves to do something away from his daily job. He loves to cut hair.

Where Bogaerts stands all-time among rookies


While Xander Bogaerts has been one of the best hitters in the Red Sox lineups through the first two months, where does his performance stand among some of the rookie seasons of his shortstop peers?

Chavis on being drafted: 'A lifelong dream.'


Michael Chavis, considered one of the top high school bats in the 2014 draft, is excited to join the defending World Series champions.

Ortiz on Price: "I have no more respect for him."


After being hit by a pitch in the first inning of Friday's 3-2 victory, David Ortiz lashed out at Rays' starter David Price.

Umpire explains why David Price was not ejected


Following Friday's contest, umpiring crew chief Jeff Kellogg explained why David Price was not ejected.

Hassan called up, Lavarnway to DL


After Ryan Lavarnway left Thursday's game with a sore left wrist, the Red Sox recalled Alex Hassan from Pawtucket according to the Boston Herald.

Red Sox trade rumors: Potential outfield targets


According to a report from Rob Bradford of WEEI, the Red Sox are looking into the outfield trade market, although no deal appears imminent. Who could the Red Sox target?

What do the Red Sox do with Clay Buchholz?


Clay Buchholz's struggles are at the point where the Red Sox can no longer afford to keep him at the major league level. Where does the team go from there?

Is 2014 a bridge year?


As the losses begin to pile up and the Red Sox continue to sit at the bottom of the division, the day looms closer and closer for Ben Cherington to make a decision on the team's path for the 2014.

Drew going to Greenville, Red Sox call up Wilson


Stephen Drew cleared optional waivers and was went to Single-A Greenville to begin his rehab assignment. Alex Wilson will take his place on the roster.

Buchholz needs to repeat delivery consistently


Manager John Farrell says that righty Clay Buchholz has several issues to work through to get back to the form that made him one of the top pitchers in baseball during the first half of the 2013...

Signing of Drew an indictment on Middlebrooks


The Red Sox's decision to sign Stephen Drew states more about the organization's viewpoint in regards to Will Middlebrooks than anyone else.

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