Sox Drawer: Red Sox daily links for Thursday, August 7th


The “Sox Drawer” runs Tuesdays and Thursdays on BoSox Injection. We compile material about the team from all corners of the Internet, as well as some general baseball-related links. If you have suggestions, hit us up on Twitter @BoSoxInjection.

Chad Finn takes a stab at the Red Sox’ rotation in 2015.

In the wake of Henry Owens’ scintillating debut, Alex Speier realizes Owens is on track to become the first Red Sox 21-year old to surpass 150 innings since Jon Lester in 2005. He forecasts the rest of the campaign for Owens, as well as other promising Sox hurlers.

Clay Buchholz irritates all of us. But former colleague Patrick Green takes a look on the bright side.

Alex Skillin at Fire Brand of the American League sees value in Daniel Nava, even if it seems like he’s the odd man out. I see it too, Alex.

Pat Jordan, master of his craft, examines the decline of the overhand curveball.

The Baseball Hall of Fame, coming to a ballpark near you! Tom Werner had a hand in this project.

Gordon Edes details how MLB overplayed its hand in the Anthony Bosch takedown.

A.J. Pierzynski takes the high road.

So, Paul Goldschmidt is done for the year after taking a pitch off the hand. How do the Diamondbacks respond? By going after the Pirates’ best hitter, of course, with a 95 mph fastball to the middle of Andrew McCutchen’s back. The unwritten rules, ladies and gentleman! Jason Turbow, a man who obsesses over the unwritten rules, processes the events that went down and the fine line of retribution.