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Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

After flurry of key moves, Red Sox back in position to contend in American League

The Newtonite December 17, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis The Boston Red Sox have had quite a busy offseason. They have been active in free agency and the trade market, and have taken enormous steps to regain their dominance in the American League....

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

Red Sox legend David Ortiz calls it quits after 2016 season

The Newtonite December 8, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis The day that all Boston Red Sox fans have been dreading is now upon us. The beloved David Ortiz has announced that he will be retiring after the 2016 season. “Big Papi” has been a fan-favorite...

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

With baseball's offseason upon us, finally some excitement for Red Sox fans

The Newtonite November 8, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis With the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals facing off in this year’s Fall Classic, we saw incredible pitching, clutch hitting, and incredible comebacks. It was a great week of...

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

Blueprint for success in 2015 starts with ace—just ask the Red Sox

The Newtonite October 22, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis Now that the Red Sox leadership has finally acknowledged that having an ace-less pitching staff does not work, new President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski will work to secure a...

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

Remembering Yogi: Baseball icon Yogi Berra passes away at 90

The Newtonite September 29, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis It’s not very often that someone has so many memorable quotes that they have a type of phrase named after them. It’s not very often that a professional baseball player wins 13 World...

Thinking Outside The Batters Box is a blog about baseball published every week.

Thinking Outside the Batter's Box: Don't look now, but the Red Sox are not all that terrible anymore

The Newtonite September 24, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis The 2015 Boston Red Sox have been a disappointment, to put it lightly. Despite blowing out the bank and giving out hundreds of millions of dollars this past offseason, the Sox have spent...

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