New from Mazz: The Astros and Nationals' dominance in the league championship series are showing why starting pitching still matters in October.
Rick Porcello's Red Sox career is probably over, barring moves in the offseason. Tony Massarotti asks the question, was Porcello worth it? Watch as Mazz breaks down the numbers.
The Red Sox have some highly paid starting pitchers, but when it comes to ERA, they're in the basement. Tony Mazz has the numbers - is the team getting what it pays for?
The Boston Red Sox need to trim the payroll in order to get under the luxury tax threshold, and that means we could be looking at some departures that we aren't ready to say goodbye to.
Over a quarter of Mookie Betts' home runs this year have come in just three games, leaving the rest to be balanced throughout the rest of the season.
Barring some miracle, the Red Sox will not see the postseason this year. Tony Mazz looks at potential moves that should be made in the offseason.
Xander Bogaerts' egregious baserunning blunder on Tuesday night illustrated the sheer stupidity and ineptitude that has defined the 2019 Red Sox.
Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe says Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski is not long for the job. Tony Mazz breaks down how we've gotten to this point.
Behind The Seams: Quiet trade deadline puts onus on existing Red Sox to play closer to their potential
The Red Sox did nothing at the 2019 trade deadline, but that just means the onus is on their existing players to play closer to their potential.
We all know the plan with Chris Sale this year, but looking at the numbers after his high pitch games, his performance is inconclusive.
The Boston Red Sox have picked up where they left off before the All-Star Break, and that's not a good thing. Tony Mazz has more in this week's Behind the Seams.
Andrew Cashner was the Red Sox' “solution” to the pitching problems that have affected them since they showed, which isn’t even the equivalent of putting a tuxedo on a pig. It’s buying the pig a t-shirt and some Army fatigues at the thrift store.
The reigning world champions are closer to the bottom of the real AL, not the top, and there is simply no excuse for that.
Dave Dombrowski called it "urgency". But the reality is that his decision to name Nathan Eovaldi the Red Sox' closer is a move that screams "desperation".
A very wise person once told Mazz, "show, don't tell." He shows you just how bad the Boston Red Sox bullpen is this year. They need to fix it, and fast.
Alex Cora and the Red Sox grabbed one win against the league-best Twins and acted like everything was just like 2018 again - then they lost. Will they ever turn the page?
The Red Sox need to step it up in the situational play department. Mazz breaks down why the team has been awful as of late.
The Red Sox have lost 3.5 games in two weeks, and time isn't on their side.
In the end, how you remember Pedroia is entirely up to you, but here’s a suggestion: don’t be a baby about it. Pedroia gave you his all, and the mere fact that he has hobbled along for the last two years should tell you that.
The Red Sox seem to have an inability to beat bad teams so far this year.
Meanwhile, the Red Sox are, in order, 25-23 overall, 13-10 at home, 12-13 on the road. They look like the definition of middle class. Among the 15 AL teams, they have the sixth-best record in the league overall, the seventh-best record at home, the sixth-best record on the road, the fifth-best record against right-handed starters and the 10th-best record against left-handed starters. Against teams at or above .500, they rank ninth among the 15 AL teams. Against teams below .500, they rank sixth. Get the picture? For the most part, overall, they’ve been average Joes.
A closer look at the recent performance of Michael Chavis and Rafael Devers, a pair of young sluggers at the heart of the Red sox' resurgence.
Five observations about the 2019 Red Sox as they approach the quarter-mile pole in pursuit of a second consecutive World Series championship.
Don’t look now, Red Sox followers, but the news that David Price has landed on the injured list has left the Sox in a rather curious position. Forty percent of the team’s starting rotation is now on the IL, Price (elbow tendinitis) joining Nathan Eovaldi (elbow surgery) on the sideline. No one can possibly know how Sox pitchers will fare in the long run this season, but the idea was to bring them along slowly so that they would all be at maximum strength in September and October.