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Matt_Collins

  • joined Jun 20, 2012
  • last login Apr 16, 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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Daily Red Sox Links: Nava, Mujica, Lester

Today's links look at the struggling Red Sox lineup, a couple players' return to their old team in Chicago, and Jon Lester's worth on the open market.

Chris Capuano off to a solid start

It's very early in the season, but Chris Capuano has gotten off to a really solid start, and is providing some unanticipated versatility.

Daily Red Sox Links: Victorino, Uehara, Lester

Today's links look at Edward Mujica taking over closing duties, Xander Bogaerts' boyhood idol, and the Jon Lester contract negotiations.

Sox shouldn't abandon the Nava/Gomes platoon

With Victorino's return apparently nearing, the Red Sox have decisions to make again regarding the outfield. They shouldn't come at the cost of the left field platoon, though.

Daily Red Sox Links: Victorino, Workman, Schilling

Today's links look at Boston's outfield situation, Boston's problems with runners in scoring position, and Clay Buchholz's big day today.

Daily Red Sox Links: Pierzynski, Uehara, Bradley

Today's links look at the best lineup combinations for the Red Sox, Clay Buchholz's rough start to the year, and Craig Breslow's return to Boston.

Coming to A.J. Pierzynski's defense

A.J. Pierzynski has had a really rough start to the season, but let's not make him walk the plank just yet.

Daily Red Sox Links: Mujica, Lavarnway, Holt

Today's links look at the first home series of the season being spoiled, Henry Owens' masterful start in Portland, and a new injury.

Breaking down the Red Sox minor-league rosters

Today is Opening Day throughout the farm system, so let's take a look at who will be playing for each of the affiliates.

Daily Red Sox Links: Doubront, Gomes, Bogaerts

Today's links look at Jon Lester's Opening Day performance, David Ortiz's selfie, and Trey Ball's talent.

Daily Red Sox Links: Lester, Sizemore, Minors

Today's links cover possible Jon Lester successors, the full-season affiliates rosters, and Jonny Gomes' fashion statement.

Bradley's demotion not an indictment

Jackie Bradley lost the battle for center field, but his demotion to Pawtucket should not be looked at as a black mark on his future.

Daily Red Sox Links: Middlebrooks, Lester, Xander

Today's links look at the center field situation, a ranking of the active roster, and a former prospect's baseball career coming to a close.

Daily Red Sox Links: Sizemore, Breslow, Nava

Today's links look at all things Grady Sizemore, some adjustments being made by Will Middlebrooks, and an old friend finding a job in a new city.

Daily Red Sox Links: Ross, Bradley, Lester

Today's links look at Boston's fatigued pitching staff, Shane Victorino's status, and possible contract terms for Jon Lester.

Expecting a dip in Victorino's performance

Shane Victorino was arguably the Red Sox's best player last season, but how will he hold up in 2014?

Daily Red Sox Links: Middlebrooks, Cordero, Uehara

Today's links look at who fills the final spot in the bullpen, where the Red Sox will be on April 1st, and an unheralded minor-league pitcher making a name for himself.

Daily Red Sox Links: Bogaerts, Lester, Ortiz

Today's links look at Ortiz's extension, Lester's hopeful extension, and Brandon Workman's consistency.

Who takes Breslow's vacant spot?

With Craig Breslow likely to be sitting to start the season, who will take his spot in the bullpen?

Daily Red Sox Links: Buchholz, Bradley, Peavy

Today's links look at the center field competition (of course), David Ortiz's spring struggles, and a forgotten prospect adding to his value.

Three Keys for John Farrell in 2014

Three key in-game strategies for John Farrell to keep in mind this season.

Daily Red Sox Links: Lavarnway, Badenhop, Breslow

Today's links include dealing with the loss of Jacoby Ellsbury, the different way Boston is building its bullpen, and Grady Sizemore just trying to prove he can be his old self.

Daily Red Sox Links: Sizemore, Bradley, Breslow

Today's links look at the center field competition, the state of the middle infield in the organization, and one of Xander Bogaerts' top comps.

Daily Red Sox Links: Bradley, Sizemore, Lackey

Today's links look at the competition in center field, other roster decisions, and the future of the team's shortstop position.

Daily Red Sox Links: Britton, Webster, Carp

Today's links look at Will Middlebrooks' injury and shortcomings, Deven Marrero's Gold Glove potential, and the general greatness of the Red Sox organization.

Can Lackey repeat last year's success?

John Lackey was one of the great stories of 2013, but will he be able to replicate that performance this season?

Daily Red Sox Links: Napoli, Peavy, Miller

Today's links look at a new pitch for Jake Peavy, moving on from last year's euphoria, and the future of Boston's catching position.

Daily Red Sox Links: Peavy, Doubront, Ortiz

Today's links look at what the Ervin Santana signing means for the Red Sox, Stephen Drew second-guessing himself, and an important fall for Arnie Beyeler.

Daily Red Sox Links: Victorino, Buchholz, Lester

Today's links look at the Red Sox rotation, the left side of the infield in scouts' eyes, and what Jon Lester could make in free agency.

Junichi Tazawa and hard contact

Junichi Tazawa has shown himself to be a very good reliever, but there's one thing holding him back from greatness.

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