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

Thinking Outside the Batter's Box: Red Sox bolster rotation, but still in need of an ace

The Newtonite December 16, 2014

by Jacob Gurvis In the span of four days, the roster and outlook for the 2015 Boston Red Sox drastically changed. Everyone expected them to make major moves at the 2014 Winter Meetings that took place...

With the glow of a World Series Championship still shining in Boston, Sox front office is back to work

The Newtonite November 14, 2013
Now that the calendar has flipped to November, it’s back to work for the Red Sox. While it has only been a little while since they won the World Series, there is work to be done. As shown in the disappointing years after Boston’s last two championships, 2005 and 2008, it is important not to forget about “the next season.”

Thinking Outside the Batter's Box: There's no "I" in "Beard," upgrade in character key to Sox' success in 2013

The Newtonite November 13, 2013
What do you value when it comes to teamwork and being part of a team? Sox skipper John Farrell discussed this concept with the media, and when talking about the type of people the Red Sox looked for prior to this season, he said they strongly considered “how they respected the name on the front of the jersey more than the name on the back.”
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