Tag Archive: Boston Red Sox

Jan 29

Are Patriots the greatest dynasty of them all?


It’s almost inconceivable that the same franchise that endured the football equivalent of a nuclear winter during the days of Rod Rust and Dick MacPherson can claim the NFL’s historical high ground with a win in Super Bowl LI next Sunday. History is written by the victors, and the Patriots head to Houston to face …

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Dec 06

Breaking: White Sox ace Chris Sale traded to Red Sox


The Chicago White Sox have traded starting pitcher Chris Sale to the the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects to #WhiteSox, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Sale went 17–10 with a 3.34 ERA and 233 strikeouts in a career-high 226 2/3 innings for Chicago last season. …

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Sep 30

Are the WINdians All In?


Quite a year to be a cleveland sports fan. First, the Cavs winning the championship. A parade of a million people. Then a quiet chant of…”are the Indians next?”  Facebook pages were started in the name of the Tribe being champs. Would we jinx them? No. If anything they rose to the occasion. Who is …

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Mar 23

Rumors & Rants: Baseball Diplomacy: Hope Comes to Cuba Amid Painful History


When Richard Yates’*Revolutionary Road was published in 1961, many critics and readers dismissed it as yet another indictment of the American suburbs, a theme which even then had become trite (amazing how some things don’t change). For years, the best book of Yates’ career was essentially ignored, isolated to a corner of the literary community. …

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Aug 30

David Ortiz hits 494th career HR, passes Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff

MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets

The Red Sox lost to the Mets, 5-4, on Sunday, but the ballclub still provided a historic home run, as David Ortiz parked one. That was the 494th career home run for Ortiz, who was playing first base at Citi Field. He’s now within six of the fabled 500-HR club. The homer also moved Ortiz …

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Jul 14

MLB’s Franchise Four


Some of the best to ever play the game joined the festivities for the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. I think it was a nice touch to add interest to a game a lot of folks have stopped watching with any real kind of interest. I …

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May 28

Pace Of Play Rules And The Future Of Baseball


Major League Baseball implements new Pace of Play Rules for the upcoming 2015 season. The new rules were created in hopes to speed up the pace of the game. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred commented in an ESPN article, “These changes represent a step forward in our efforts to streamline the pace of play. The most …

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Feb 25

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as B.S.


It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle. Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule stating a batter must keep …

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Feb 25

Who Is The Face of Major League Baseball


Who is the face of Major League Baseball? When posed to any other sport today it is a question that is rather quickly solved. NBA? LeBron James. NFL? Peyton Manning. NHL? Sidney Crosby. Boxing? Floyd Mayweather. Soccer? Cristiano Ronaldo. Even faux sports like WWE it’s easy with John Cena. There is a guy to run …

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Nov 10

No Guts, No Glory: Micky Lolich doesn’t see the comparisons with Madison Bumgarner


San Francisco Giants pitcher*Madison Bumgarner still has people talking about his performance in the World Series. As we all know*Bumgarner’s performance will probably go down in MLB history as one of the best during a World Series. Since that performance, many people have compared*Bumgarner performance to ex Detroit Tigers pitcher*Micky Lolich. During the*1968*World Series against …

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