What kind of statistical impact will Napoli, Gomes and Victorino bring?
This Pats team is outscoring the 2007 squad but doing it in a different way.
Numbers show how remarkable Pats' scoring output has been.
Ben Cherington was wise to steer clear of the Marlins' fire sale.
When it comes to free-agent starting pitchers, it's buyer beware.
Have Tom Brady and the Patriots lost their fourth-quarter magic?
With outfield gaps to fill, the Red Sox should start by re-signing Cody Ross.
What is the true value of Jose Iglesias' spectacular defense at shortstop?
The Red Sox desperately need a first baseman, but the pickings are slim.
The Sox can afford it, so let's take stock of the free-agent market for starters.
It's not just the yards that bode well for Stevan Ridley, it's how he got them.
It now has been a full calendar year since the decline of the Red Sox began.
You'd never know the Sox were once a team that prided itself on patience.
Easy to blame injuries, but underperformance is bigger Sox issue.
With No. 400 next for David Ortiz, another 100 might be within his reach.
How the Red Sox have pieced together a productive outfield.
Numbers suggest A-Gon has developed bad habits as his slump deepens.
Breaking down Daniel Bard's failed transition from reliever to starter.
After a rocky start, the Red Sox bullpen has turned its season around.
There are a number of reasons Kevin Youkilis should get his job back.
The numbers don't lie: The Red Sox pitching has been epically bad in April.
Are the slow starts for Beckett, Ellsbury, Melancon and Youkilis cause for panic?
What are the keys to the Red Sox avoiding another slow start?
The numbers show that Tom Brady's new targets will fill holes in N.E.'s offense
A look at the pitches that will make or break the Red Sox bullpen in 2012.
With five battling for the fifth spot in the rotation, the Red Sox have options.
The best spot for Carl Crawford in the Sox lineup is No. 7.
The Sox went thrifty in free agency, but that doesn't mean they've gone cheap.
The Pats and Giants have the NFL's most prolific receivers, enriching this matchup.
Numbers show the Patriots' offensive line could meet the challenge.
Pats TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez keep piling up record stats.
Tom Brady will make history this weekend whether he likes it or not.
How bad are the Pats' first-quarter woes? We examine some key metrics.
Breaking down the Andrew Bailey trade and what might be next for the Sox.
How big of a concern is the Patriots' defense? We examine some key metrics.
Why no one is paying attention to Tom Brady's historically great season.
The stats show Mark Melancon can help the Red Sox bullpen, but in what role?
Taking a look at Rob Gronkowski's record-setting pace.
Jacoby's numbers stack up in AL MVP race, but can WAR trump Sox collapse?
At midpoint, the Pats' numbers are troubling but there's reason for hope.
Can the Sox afford to re-sign Papelbon? The numbers say it's worth the risk.
Red Sox options at five key positions with free-agency set to begin.
The numbers say the Patriots are susceptible to the big play.
Why the Patriots' defense isn't as bad as the numbers indicate.
The ugly numbers tell the tale of the Red Sox's gruesome September.
The Red Sox will need a much better Jon Lester tonight against the Orioles.
Historically bad starting pitching in September is at the root of Sox collapse.
If the Sox don't hold off the Rays, it would be the biggest-ever Sept. collapse.
On a Moss and Brady reunion: It's time to answer the 'what ifs?'
Boston's 8-1 record vs. N.Y. is striking, but 2009 provides a cautionary tale.
At age 45, Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield is poised to make history.
Three storylines to consider with Chad Ochocinco headed to the Patriots.
Three storylines to consider with Albert Haynesworth headed to the Patriots.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia are leading the way at the top of the lineup.
In a player-by-player look at Sox pitching in the first half, Beckett stands out.
A player-by-player rundown of Boston's first half reveals big numbers at the plate.
Drew's decline will be magnified over the next 9 games, with the Sox in NL parks.
Boston could truly become Title Town with a Bruins win in Game 7.
It's the Cubs' first trip to Fenway since their 1918 World Series loss.
Breaking down the weekend's Sox-Yanks series from a statistical standpoint.
History, statistics show the stumbling Red Sox could still have postseason success.
What's gone wrong for the Red Sox so far? Simply put: Everything.
Jon Lester's early struggles have been persistent and hard to figure.
Reaching 100 wins is within range for the Red Sox, but it won't be easy.
The numbers lend credence to what you suspect about Rajon Rondo's slump.
Why putting Carl Crawford in the leadoff spot makes sense for the Sox.
The sabermetric odds are against Clay Buchholz matching last season's success.
The test of the Celtics' trade will be their post-up defense.
Jeremy Lundblad analyzes where John Lackey went wrong last season.
Through their first 7 seasons, Big Ben's numbers are similar to Tom Brady's.
For Shaq and the Celtics, Sunday's game in LA means a little more than usual.
A look at 3 straight Patriots playoff losses uncovers 3 troubling trends.
Tom Brady has not been his terrific self in his last 8 playoff games.
Beyond Brady's streak, big numbers make this a record-breaking season.
Is Jarrod Saltalamacchia the best catcher option for the Red Sox?
Explaining why Peyton Manning has had Bill Belichick's number in recent years.
Take a statistical look at Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth as clutch hitters.
Tom Brady and the Pats have struggled on third down without Randy Moss.
Rondo's start is the greatest display of ball distribution in Celtics history.
The Patriots are losing the time of possession battle and the D is why.
Breaking down the three areas in which the Patriots are reforming their offense.
Tom Brady says the Pats are a new team, but their road struggles say otherwise.
The Patriots used to be predictable with a halftime lead. Not anymore.
The Pats have an old offense, but also one of the most competitive.
Bard may be pitching better than Pap, but the Sox can't afford to change things up.
Shaq is just the latest superstar to try for a last hurrah with the Celtics.
The injury-plagued Red Sox will need a historic run to make up lost ground.
Will Josh Beckett return as an ace for the Red Sox? Consider these questions.
What are the biggest questions for the Sox's pitching staff in the second half?
It was an uneven first half of the season for the Red Sox pitching staff.
Stats and trends show a strange first half for the Boston Red Sox.
The Red Sox are winning in spite of outfield instability.
With two strikes or two outs, the Red Sox's Adrian Beltre is at his best.
Projections show the Red Sox face quite the challenge to make playoffs.
Three things to watch that could signal a turnaround for David Ortiz.
It's not the first time the Celts, Bruins and Sox have given fans a triple treat.
Teams are running on the Red Sox at historic levels. Who's to blame?
It's a small sample size, but the Red Sox bullpen is showing troubling signs.
Putting Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield's longevity in perspective
Four reasons to believe the Red Sox offense will improve in 2010.
Explaining how the Red Sox plan on winning with defense in 2010.
How a discerning eye at the plate gave Marco Scutaro his breakout season.
Strikeouts, fly balls may frustrate Sox fans, but Mike Cameron has proved he can hit.
Numbers to chew on for contract-year players Josh Beckett and Victor Martinez of the Boston Red Sox.
Massachusetts college hoops scene is full of surprises.
Numbers don't lie: Celtics need Kevin Garnett
The numbers show the Patriots' biggest needs are a workhorse RB, a third wide receiver and pass-rushers.
Julian Edelman and the running backs will carry a heavier load, but the numbers show you can't really replace Wes Welker.
A statistical glance at what the Red Sox are getting in free-agent prize John Lackey.
Numbers tell the story of the Patriots' struggles this season
The Patriots are looking to continue their December dominance.
Adrian Gonzalez could be a good fit at Fenway.
The Celtics' past three starts have been historic.
A statistical comparison between free agents Jason Bay and Matt Holliday.
Very few shooting guards have remained productive at age 35 and beyond.