Sox Outsider

Matthew Kory
Red Sox analysis, opinion, whimsy
Created 09 Dec 2020
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  • Xander Bogaerts And The Perils Of Leadership
    04 Aug 2021about 5 hours ago • 6 min read • 1 0
    We’ve entered the I-don’t-want-to-write-about-it-and-you-don’t-want-to-read-about-it portion of tonight’s show. Welcome. Before we get into everything though, if you have not already, please subscribe...
  • Time To Step Up
    03 Aug 20211 day ago • 4 min read • 1 2
    You take one day off and the Yankees sign a cat to play left field. Last night I couldn’t sleep and so I burdened you with 2,000 words on the Red Sox rotation and the lineup’s struggles with hitting w...
  • Tough Times: The Rotation, Clutch Hitting, And What We Learned From This Hellish Weekend
    02 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    It’s 11PM here and I’m in my PJs sitting in my bed and I can’t sleep. I wasn't going to write anything tonight because I don’t feel like you’d want to read about what just happened. So if you don’t fe...
  • Trade Deadline Recap: Yikes, Kinda
    30 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 0 3
    The trade deadline has passed like a ship in the night, assuming that ship was on fire, shooting its guns off, and also inexplicably blasting Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses at 10,000 decibels. I...
  • Boston Gets Kyle Schwarber
    30 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 1 2
    Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair! I had managed to resist writing here the last few days because I really only had individual baseball games to whine about (yesterday’s was extremely whine-abl...
  • The Red Sox Are Solving Their Roster Problems Internally
    27 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 4 3
    I know it’s blurry, but my gosh, this should be in the damn Louvre. I’m not sure how this team does it. They’re one part 2013, one part 2018, and probably some baking powder. Mix in some Matt Barnes c...
  • Monday Sox Notes
    26 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 2 2
    Way back in 2004, the Red Sox played the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. You might’ve heard your great-grandparents talk about this. This is before the Red Sox did stuff like win t...
  • Chris Sale Throws Pitches In A Game: This Means Something!
    21 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    As the trade deadline approaches the Red Sox are faced with numerous and unexpected decisions. Do they spend to upgrade a team that was in effect a placeholder for later seasons? Do they spend to maxi...
  • Red Sox Mishmash
    19 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    There’s a ton of stuff to talk about and I would’ve written this last night except I was completely exhausted from pitching 3.1 innings for my adult league team (the first three innings were fine, don...
  • Jarren Duran Is Coming To Town!
    15 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    I had planned a huge post on the first half of the season, what the Red Sox did well and what they need to improve on to keep a hold on their position atop the standings. I had planned that, was writi...