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Blue Jays Smoke Boston Again - Reviewing the Season Series Against the AL Rivals

Boston and Toronto were two teams that were fighting for the last wildcard position last year. Now they are exactly opposite of each other. Boston got off to a hot start to the season before falling completely out of it after the All-Star break. On the other hand, Toronto, on the other hand, started the season off slow, but has gotten better throughout the season. So far, Toronto has had Boston's number this season. The teams have met 18 times so far. This season, Toronto has a 15-3 record against the Sox while outscoring their rivals 119-46. The Boston Red Sox What has happened to the Boston Red Sox? Pitching has been asbismal for the Sox. Starters aren't able to go deep into games, and their bullpen has been a mess all season. Against Toronto, Boston averages 6.6 runs a game, compared to just 2.5 for Toronto. The entire Red Sox team has been an absolute mess this season. From the front office not addressing offseason issues to underperforming players, Many Red Sox players hav

AL East Notes: Bogaerts Batting Average, Yankees Win Crucial Series, Bichette POTW, Yu Chang to Boston

The MLB regular season is coming to a close, we can now diffreniciat the teams capable making the playoffs, and teams that will most definitely not make a run for a pennant. Here are some of the biggest rumors and news from the day: Bogaerts Leading for AL Silver Bat Award Xander Bogaerts is in the running for the Silver Bat Award, an award given to the player that has the highest batting average in each division. Bogaerts has had a tremendous contract season. He constantly puts the ball in play and often finds himself on base.   The Red Sox have been struggling lately, but Bogaerts has been putting together a great second-half of his season. Although the shortstop is failing to hit for power, his offensive totals are still all-star caliber numbers.   Bogaerts is currently hitting .319 with 13 home runs and 66 runs-batted-in. The 29-year-old is currently hitting .003 points higher than Twins' second-baseman Luis Arraez. As Bogaerts is set to become a free agent by the end of th

Toronto's Ross Atkins Outplayed Boston's Chaim Bloom

Ross Atkins is the man behind the helm for the Toronto Blue Jays, practically leading his team ahead of their division rival, the Boston Red Sox. Just to give you some perspective, the Red Sox narrowly, I mean just narrowly, took a playoff spot away from the Blue Jays during the 2021 season. Both teams were rock solid playing against each other, making for an exciting rivalry. But since the 2021 season, the two teams are not even close in terms of playing standards. Atkins took a young core of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, plus many others and added key all-star and veteran pieces throughout free agency and the season. On the other hand, Chaim Bloom led the Red Sox from a postseason contender to a struggling team contending for a top draft pick.   Atkins made it his goal after the disappointing end to the 2021 MLB season for the Toronto Blue Jays, where the team failed to make the playoffs. The Blue Jays' GM made bold moves in the past offseason, acquiring Kevin Gausman a