Brock Holt Steals Base, Scores Run For AL In All-Star GameRed Sox utility man Brock Holt made the most of his first All-Star game Tuesday night in Cincinnati.
Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Keller @ Large: Be Flexible Like Brock HoltWhy shouldn’t pro athletes, or members of Congress, be expected to multi-task, and make themselves as useful as possible?
Roche: Sharing Some All-Star ThoughtsI say this all the time -- it is a big deal for guys to be named to the All-Star team.
Inside Baseball: Brock Holt All-Star Nod A Great Story But An Indictment On Red SoxWhile the story is no doubt a magnificent one, Mazz said the fact that the Red Sox' high-paid stars couldn't make the All-Star Game does not reflect well on the team.
Brock Holt Named All-Star Reserve; Bogaerts On Final Vote BallotBrock Holt will represent the Boston Red Sox at the 2015 MLB All Star game next week in Cincinnati.
When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your RosterStrange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter's ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it's to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
5 Things: Holt's Cycle And St. Louis HackThere is some important off-field news to report, and not all of it is in the spirit of the game. But there was plenty of excitement on the field to remind us why baseball is fun, starting with a rare batting achievement.
Hurley: The Real Embarrassment For Pablo Sandoval? Red Sox Perform Better Without HimIs it wrong to ask Pablo Sandoval to be better -- or at least as good -- as Brock Holt?
Holt Hits For Cycle, Boston Ends Slide With Win Over BravesBrock Holt became the first Boston player to hit for the cycle since 1996 and the Red Sox slugged their way out of a seven-game losing streak.
Ortiz, Sandoval Not In Red Sox Lineup For Series Opener vs. AthleticsWith a lefty on the mound, and both players struggling mightily at the plate, David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval will get the night off on Friday.
Potential Peaks, Pitfalls For 2015 Red SoxExpectations for the 2015 Red Sox might be as varied as ever. Here are some reasons for optimism and some potential pitfalls.