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Matt_Collins

  • joined Jun 20, 2012
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Part time contributor at Over the Monster. College student, huge baseball and TV nerd. @RedSox_Thoughts

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The under-appreciated Mike Napoli

13

In a season defined by disappointments and youth movements, one veteran's typical offensive production has been swept under the rug.

Daily Red Sox Links: Holt, Betts, Buchholz

1

Today's links look at the lack of power in today's game, Jackie Bradley's potential future value, and more cold-bloodedness from the Red Sox front office.

Who will the Red Sox call up in September?

46

When the rosters expand in September, who will the Red Sox be looking at?

Daily Red Sox Links: Victorino, Castillo, Uehara

1

Today's links look at the crowded outfield, some pleasant surprises and the selections for the Arizona Fall League.

Daily Red Sox Links: Castillo, Cherington

32

Today's links look at the Rusney Castillo signing, and what Ben Cherington will do next.

Should the Sox sell high on Brock Holt?

64

After bursting on to the scene this season, could the Red Sox look to capitalize on Brock Holt's success this offseason?

Daily Red Sox Links: Cespedes, Bradley, Bogaerts

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Today's links take a look at finding top-of-the-rotation pitching, Mookie Betts' development in center field, and Jon Lester's possible return.

What will happen with Daniel Nava in 2015?

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Daniel Nava has proven to be a quality player, but is there enough room for him to stay in Boston beyond this season?

Daily Red Sox Links: Bogaerts, Cespedes, Vazquez

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In today's links John Farrell looks back, Ben Cherington looks forward, and the importance of offensive production is discussed.

Daily Red Sox Links: Vazquez, Nava, Kelly

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Today's links look at the effects of Allen Craig's return, Jonny Gomes' new home, and three guys in the next wave of prospects.

The importance of Vazquez's final weeks

46

Christian Vazquez has taken over the everyday job behind the plate, but can he keep the job for beyond this year?

Daily Red Sox Links: Cespedes, Ross, Lester

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Today's links look at Yoenis Cespedes' future with Boston, some refreshing resilience and Xander Bogaerts' feelings since moving back to shortstop.

Bogaerts' biggest offensive shortcoming in 2014

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Xander Bogaerts has been somewhat disappointing at the plate this year, especially in the last few months. One issue in particular looks to be the biggest concern.

Daily Red Sox Links: Holt, Bradley, Butler

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Today's links look at storylines to watch over the last month and a half of the season, Burke Badenhop's inner baseball nerd, and Dan Butler's road to the show.

Daily Red Sox Links: Buchholz, Victorino, Bradley

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Today's links look at Jackie Bradley and Xander Bogaerts' confidence levels during their respective slumps, Heath Hembree's future role, and the necessity of Giancarlo Stanton.

How worried should we be about Jackie Bradley?

181

Jackie Bradley has yet to hit consistently at the major-league level. Is it time we worry about his long-term future?

Daily Red Sox Links: Nava, Craig, Werner

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Today's links include stories on Jon Lester's possible return, how the rotation could look next year, and how one key 2013 contributor could be squeezed out of playing time.

Daily Red Sox Links: Vazquez, Lackey, Buchholz

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Today's links look at A.J. Pierzynski's feelings about being released, a familiar finalist for MLB's commissioner, and Henry Owens' timetable to reach the majors.

No reason to pressure Buchholz into "ace" role

26

After trading away the rest of the rotation, some have put the pressure on Buchholz to take charge of the rotation, and it's completely unfair to him.

Daily Red Sox Links: Bradley, Lester, Carp

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Today's links look at the Jon Lester trade, Mike Carp's new home, and Ben Cherington's future plans.

Is Mookie Betts now a trade chip?

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With all of the roster shuffling done at yesterday's trade deadline, is Mookie Betts now best utilized as a trade chip?

Daily Red Sox Links: Lester, Drew, Carp

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Today's links cover some of the rumors surrounding Jon Lester, Stephen Drew and Mike Carp.

Daily Red Sox Links: Lester, Lackey, Napoli

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Today's links look at the Red Sox's approach to the trade deadline, specifically surrounding Jon Lester.

The importance of a protected first-round pick

15

The Red Sox would love to start the 2014 season over, but they can at least take solace in the fact that their struggles will help rebuild for 2015.

Daily Red Sox Links: Lester, Peavy, Kemp

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Today's links focus on the implications of the trade deadline.

If Jon Lester walks, who can the Red Sox acquire?

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If Jon Lester truly does leave this offseason, are there any good options to replace him?

Daily Red Sox Links: Peavy, Napoli, Pedroia

12

Today's links look at Jake Peavy's likely departure, Brock Holt's coming-of-age story, and Rubby De La Rosa learning how to pitch.

Would the Red Sox stand pat?

116

As their hot streak over the past couple weeks has complicated how to view the rest of the season, how likely is it that the Red Sox don't make any moves before the trade deadline?

Daily Red Sox Links: Holt, Vazquez, Lester

10

Today's links look at Brock Holt's youth, how this sudden streak of good play has come about, and a minor-league pitcher coming off a good stretch.

Daily Red Sox Links: Holt, Miller, Badenhop

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Today's links include how the Red Sox move forward with the trade deadline approaching, a couple thriving relievers, and optimism.

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