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Matthew Kory

  • joined Apr 29, 2011
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
  • posts 540
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Author at Over The Monster; 2012 National Misspelling Bee Champion

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  • MLB Boston Red Sox
  • NFL Washington Redskins
  • NHL Washington Capitals
User Blog

Fun With Spring Training Stats

7

Spring Training stats are notoriously misleading for many reasons. Let us count the ways.

Jackie Bradley Will Not Start The Season In Boston

18

Despite the hot start, Bradley won't be gracing the outfield grass at Fenway in April

Over The Monster Podcast: Concluding Previews

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The (real) final installment of our AL East Preview podcasts, this one analyzes the entirety of the division, including the Red Sox place within it.

Spring Training Bingo!

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Is the monotony of Spring Training getting you down? Well here's something guaranteed to perk your spirits up: Spring Training Bingo!

The Over The Monster Podcast: 2013 Rays Preview

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The final installment of our AL East Preview podcasts, this one focuses on the Tampa Rays. We speak with Tommy Rancel of The Process Report about the 2012 Rays, their off-season, and what we can...

Lessons From 2012: Competent Starting Pitching

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We'd all rather forget 2012 but there are some lessons that lie in the wreckage of a lost season. Here are a few of them.

Dustin Pedroia on Twitter, Life Officially Livable

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A far more in-depth look at Dustin Pedroia's first six tweets than should ever be attempted by someone who isn't in immediate need of psychological help.

Lessons From 2012: Re-Learning On-Base Pecentage

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Even in the darkest of times the ability to learn exists. For the Red Sox, the 2012 season was the darkest. What did they learn from it? Here is just one lesson.

Over The Monster Podcast Baltimore Orioles Preview

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Matt Kory previews the 2013 Baltimore Orioles with Jonathan Bernhardt of Sports on Earth

Five Things For Red Sox Fans To Be Excited About

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Spring Training is getting underway so here are five things Red Sox fans can look forward to.

Over The Monster Podcast Toronto Blue Jays Preview

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Matt Kory previews the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays with Dustin Parkes of The Score's new Fanatico blog

What Getting There Early Says About The Red Sox

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They're there, they're ready to get ready, we're ready to watch them get ready, so let's hand out some credit and get this thing going

On Grading The Red Sox Minor-League Talent

6

The Red Sox have some talent hanging around in the minor leagues, but how much is up for debate.

J.D. Durbin and the Smurfs

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Examining the nom de plume of new Red Sox minor league signee J.D. Durbin

The Over The Monster Podcast: 2013 Yankees Preview

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Matt Kory previews the 2013 New York Yankees with Jay Jaffe of Sports Illustrated and Baseball Prospectus

The Next Great Red Sox Team: The 2016 Red Sox

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The Red Sox have protected their farm system even while signing numerous free agents this off-season. Here is a look at what they're protecting: the next great Red Sox team.

Thoughts On Pedro

22

Reminiscing about Pedro Martinez at his best, a time when he could turn a Yankee Stadium crowd into Pedro fans.

On Winning And Intangibles

7

The Red Sox are banking on winning through better clubhouse chemistry. Hopefully they're planning on playing better baseball too.

The Boston Red Sox Newfangled Infield

12

The Red Sox have two new infielders and two coming off injury. Will they be better than last season?

Ten Revelations From Terry Francona's New Book

11

Ten of the biggest revelations to come out of the upcoming Terry Francona tell-almost-all book.

Predicting The Rest of The Red Sox Off-Season

19

There are 27 days left until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. Here is what will happen on each one.

The 77th Over The Monster Podcast: Joel Hanrahan

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Examining the Joel Hanrahan trade, looking at player options and the Red Sox 40 man roster situation, and a quick discussion of Boston's catcher situation now and in the future.

Punto/Mega-Trade: Lessons via Un-Dead Theo Epstein

7

What if Theo Epstein came back from the afterlife (i.e. Chicago). What wisdom would he pass on to us about the Nick Punto Mega-Trade?

A Dominant Red Sox Bullpen? For Serious?

19

Next season's Red Sox bullpen could be dangerous to a team besides the Red Sox. How awesome would that be?

Predicting The 2013 Red Sox Storylines

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What will the Red Sox do next year? I don't know, but we can at least guess at what people will say about it.

The 76th Over The Monster Podcast

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The OTM Podcast is back with the first show of 2013. This week we're looking at Will Middlebrooks, David Ortiz, Joel Hanrahan, and Giancarlo Stanton.

What Boston Might Give Up For Giancarlo Stanton

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How much would you sacrifice to get your grubby little mitts on a 23-year-old who hit 71 major league homers over the last two seasons?

Daily Red Sox Links: Ellsbury, Swisher, Schilling

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The best in internet Red Sox and baseball-related writing, DRSL scoured the web over the holiday so you don't have to. Today, the Indians as a model for Ellsbury, Swisher as model for the Indians,...

The Over The Monster Podcast: Stephen Drew

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The OTM Podcast explores the meaning of the Stephen Drew signing; what it means for Boston, what it says about their off-season strategy, and what means for fielding master Jose Iglesias? It's all...

Daily Red Sox Links: Dempster, Ellsbury, Youkilis

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The best in Red Sox and internet-based baseball writing, DRSL features pieces on Ryan Dempster's durability, Jacoby Ellsbury's tradeability, and Kevin Youkilis's anatomy.

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