What’s old is new again: Revisiting 1981 in the wake of trading Mookie

Tuesday night’s Mookie Betts trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers left the block decidedly busted. But this wasn’t the first time the Boston Red Sox shipped out a star over supposed fiscal concerns. In fact, none of this is new for Boston; this might be the rule rather than the exception. Continue reading “What’s old is new again: Revisiting 1981 in the wake of trading Mookie”

Mookie moves on: The Red Sox break it up. The Dodgers keep it going.

Boston’s rebuild starts with a spreadsheet move, while Los Angeles charts a course for another decade of pennant contention.

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My 2018 IBWAA Awards Ballot

Wherein the author discloses his inaugural IBWAA award ballot. Just like all the big-name baseball writers out there.

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