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How Red Sox Ace Nathan Eovaldi Fared In AL Cy Young Voting

18 days ago   |   By NESN

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Nathan Eovaldi was nothing short of fantastic for the Boston Red Sox this season. Unsurprisingly, it put him in contention for a Cy Young award, which the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Wednesday .
The right-hander finished fourth in American League voting with 41 points. He received eight third-place votes, six fourth-place votes and five-fifth place votes.
Division rival Robbie Ray of the Toronto Blue Jays won the AL Cy Young award with 29 first-place votes. New York Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole came in second.
Eovaldi was the only member of...
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With Justin Verlander Staying With Astros, What Can Red Sox Do Now?

With Justin Verlander Staying With Astros, What Can Red Sox Do Now?

18 days ago   |   By NESN

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The Major League Baseball hot stove is boiling.
The MLB starting pitching free agent market is starting to turn heads. First, Eduardo Rodríguez opted to leave the Boston Red Sox and join the Detroit Tigers. Now, Justin Verlander officially has decided to re-sign with the Houston Astros on a one-year deal, $25 million deal. Noah Syndergaard and José Berríos both also have inked lucrative deals of their own.
Rodríguez and Verlander both were tied to the Red Sox in various capacities as the team looked to strengthen their starting rotation. Although Boston wasn't able to nab...
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Chaim Bloom Explains Why Red Sox Lost Out To Tigers For Eduardo Rodriguez

18 days ago   |   By NESN

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Eduardo Rodriguez moved on from the Red Sox after seven seasons in Boston. But it wasn't due to a lack of interest on the side of the Red Sox.
The Red Sox offered Rodriguez a multi-year deal as well as the $18.4 million qualifying offer , but he declined both in order to test free agency. He eventually signed a five-year, $77 million deal with the Detroit Tigers, which is more than Boston was willing to shell out, according to chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom.
“It became clear as it unfolded that the market was going to take him to a point that we didn't feel was the...
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