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Matt Sullivan writes at SBNation for MLB Daily Dish and Over the Monster and also contributes to as their resident baseball expert. Originally from Rhode Island, Matt grew up rooting for Wade Boggs, Mike Greenwell and Dwight Evans. His dad took him to his first baseball game in 1986 and they saw Roger Clemens face Phil Niekro. These days he lives in Queens, married to a Mets fan, frequenting CitiField and watching the Sox on

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Red Sox Trade Targets: Robert Stephenson


As the trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox should take a page from a couple of their ex-front office leaders and turn some short-term assets into a top prospect like the Reds' Robert Stephenson.

Toronto Blue Jays Trade Deadline Preview


The Blue Jays currently sit atop the AL East, but they have failed to separate themselves from the pack to this point. As a result, heading toward the trade deadline, Toronto looks like one of the...

New York Yankees Trade Deadline Preview


After a giant offseason spending spree, the Yankees are back in the pennant race, but they may need to keep dealing if they are going to return to October.

Baltimore Orioles Trade Deadline Preview


The Orioles have been mediocre this season, but that hasn't pushed them out of contention and there is still time to make upgrades.

Rays Trade Deadline Preview


Injuries have ravaged the Rays this year and they sit 13 games below .500 at this point, so a July sell-off is a safe bet.

Jackie Bradley Jr. is struggling and adapting


Underneath the replacement-level results, there is evidence that Jackie Bradley Jr. is slowing figuring things out at the plate.

MLB Trade Deadline: Boston Red Sox preview


The defending champs have fallen on hard times, but they are still likely to add talent as the trade deadline draws near.

Doubront's injury might be good for the Red Sox


The loss of Doubront could make fixing the rotation a little bit easier.

Ross and Lester's Battery Power


David Ross is one of the top pitch-framers in the game and those skills make him an ideal match for two Red Sox starters.

Preaching Patience for Prospects


The Ryan Roberts signing reminds us that there is a dividing line between those players the Red Sox consider to be depth options now and the ones that are still developing as prospects.

Breakfast Links: 4/4


Cuban pitchers, backup closers, first base platoons and bees! Today's breakfast links roundup has something for everyone.

Breakfast Links: 4/3


The Rays have extended another young star, surprising exactly zero people in the baseball world.

2014 Season Previews: Toronto Blue Jays


After going big and then going very wrong in 2013, the Blue Jays essentially sat out the 2014 offseason.

Breakfast Links: 4/2


With teams back to playing meaningful games, players are back to hitting the DL and forcing teams to adjust their well-laid plans.

Breakfast Links: 4/1


Meaningful baseball is back and it brings with it hamstring strains and the end of extension talks, apparently.

2014 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Rays


The Rays have one of the lowest payrolls in the game and yet, they are projected to be the best team in the American League this year. Money can't buy everything, I guess.

Breakfast Links: 3/31


Trout gets paid, Lester will wait.

2014 Season Preview: New York Yankees


The Yankees bought almost the entire upper-tier of the free agent market, but it still might not be enough to bring them back to October.

Breakfast Links:3/28


The Tigers give Miggy all the money... all of it.

Breakfast Links: 3/27


The Rangers knew something was wrong when they found Yu Darvish clucking around in the dugout looking for sunflower seeds

Breakfast Links: 3/26


The Rangers are baseball's equivalent of Samuel L. Jackson's character from Unbreakable so far this season.

Breakfast links: 3/25


The Pirates look to the future at short and in left, while the Braves switch-up their starting pitching depth option.

2014 Season Preview: Baltimore Orioles


The Orioles played the waiting game this offseason and they played it well, but it may not be enough to push them into contention in the AL East.

Breakfast Links: Ortiz, Cabrera, Scherzer, Drew


Let's talk about extensions, baby. Let's talk about you and me And all the good things and the bad things that may be

Let's Make a Trade: Didi Gregorius


Come help the Diamondbacks swap the shortstop for some pitching

Who is the best sixth starter in baseball?


Teams start the season hoping to get by with just their top five starters, but that hardly ever happens.

Which injured player will you miss the most?


Appointment times at Dr. Andrews's office are becoming scarce.

2014 Season preview: Boston Red Sox


Everything clicked perfectly for the 2013 World Champions, but the AL East is still a battleground and the 2014 team will be counting on several players who might be too young to even grow a beard.

Who is your favorite Irish-American player?


Slainte! Beannachtai Na Feile Padraig Oraibh! May the first base line rise to meet you!

Which prospect will impact your team the most


Byron Buxton might top all the prospect rankings, but he is not likely to have an impact on the 2014 season. Which prospect will help your favorite team this year?

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