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New Kid In Town: James Ramsey

After Justin Masterson‘s rough start to the 2014 season, many fans were debating whether or not the Indians should give him a qualifying offer, ensuring draft pick compensation if he were to sign with another team in the off-season. By the All-Star break, Masterson’s struggles had gotten so bad that many fans were wondering if he’d be able to bring any value at all if the Tribe...
Via Burning River Baseball
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Rodriguez – A Man to Watch

A few weeks ago, the Red Sox rotation appeared set. However, cracks are beginning to show. In a 14-5 loss on March 15, projected starters Justin Masterson and Wade Miley were hit hard. Masterson was touched for 7 hits and 6 runs in 3 2/3, while Miley surrendered 6 hits and 4 runs in 4 innings. Both Masterson and Miley have 6-plus ERA’s this spring. Joe Kelly’s is over 11...
Via Fenway West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Justin Masterson Delivers Three Perfect Innings In Second Start

The second time’s the charm. After a lackluster but promising spring training debut from Justin Masterson — he allowed one unearned run on one hit and two walks over two innings in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins — the Boston Red Sox starter turned in a performance to call home about. The right-hander pitched three perfect innings in a 5-1 win over...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson Throws Three Perfect In Win

(AP Photo)Maybe Justin Masterson really is fully healthy this year. The former and present Red Sox starter threw three perfect innings today en route to a 5-1 Boston win over Tampa. Masterson struck out four as The Carmine Hose extended their Grapefruit winning streak to five. Jackie Bradley, Jr. is apparently intent on making Ben Cherington's job difficult—getting a double, single...
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson comes full circle to Red Sox

(March 8, 2009 - Source: J. Meric/Getty Images North America)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer It started in Indiana, where he was born in 1985, brought up right, a good person, at 6'5" and 250 pounds he was good enough to be considered as a right-handed pitching prospect.He entered professional baseball as a top minor league prospect in the Red Sox organization in 2006, first...
Via RedSoxLife
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson Primed For Success With Red Sox After Identifying Flaws

This embed is invalid" /> Justin Masterson is a lottery ticket for the Boston Red Sox. The odds of winning on that lottery ticket look better every day. Masterson, an All-Star in 2013, had a disappointing 2014 marred by both injuries and mechanical issues. The right-hander now is healthy and confident he has fixed the flaws that contributed greatly...
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson: Red Sox Capable Of ‘Great Things’ In 2015 (Video)

Justin Masterson knows what he’s getting into. Masterson is well-aware of the pressure of playing in Boston. He was drafted by the Red Sox in 2006 and spent two seasons with the big league club before being shipped to the Cleveland Indians at the 2009 Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The right-hander isn’t fazed by the heightened expectations, though. Instead...
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox agree to terms with Justin Masterson

The Boston Red Sox weren’t kidding when they said they were going to add pitching this offseason. The Red Sox have an agreement in place with Justin Masterson, ESPN’s Buster Olney first reported Thursday. The free-agent right-hander received a contract offer — reported to be for one year — from Boston on Monday. The Texas Rangers also offered him a contract, while he drew...
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Masterson drawing interest in free agency

The Clevealnd Indians lost interest in Justin Masterson, especially as his on-field performance shrunk in 2014. He was eventually traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for a prospect. We’ll see what the free agency market yields in the way of dollars, but right now there are at least two teams interested in Masterson that have made offers. It’s being reported that both Masterson’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing Justin Masterson’s Cardinal Debut

The Cardinals’ first starting pitching acquisition of the year made his debut on Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers. That game was a big start for three reasons. First, it was Justin Masterson‘s first chance to impress in a Cardinal uniform. Second, it was a chance for Masterson to shut down a division rival and potential playoff opponent. Third, it was Masterson’s first...
Via Cardinals Farm
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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