Kershaw Cannot Stay Healthy; Reality in the World of Projections

How Valuable is a No. 1 Starter Who Cannot Stay Healthy? Baseball teams are built with a solid foundation. That solid foundation is the No. 1 starter. If you have a reliable No. 1 starter then you can work your way down the rotation filling holes as needed. Rare is the year when a team [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on Kershaw Cannot Stay Healthy; Reality in the World of Projections

Comeback Wins for QBs is Football’s Most Misleading Statistic

Comeback Wins is a Good Statistic, but Incomplete Mike Sando, a Senior Writer at ESPN, published a list on Wednesday answering the question, "who is the best QB since 1978?" He called it the GOAT Index for Modern QBs. How Sando compiled the list was by outsourcing the question to 10 former coaches: Pete Carroll, Tony [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|NFL|Comments Off on Comeback Wins for QBs is Football’s Most Misleading Statistic

Nothing About Extra Inning Baseball Needs to Change

Extra Inning Baseball Can be Brutal, but is Always Baseball, Always Beautiful On Saturday July 15th, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox played an extra inning baseball game that lasted 16 innings. It seemed like every pitcher had his best stuff and it was just an off night for the bats. Even Doug [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on Nothing About Extra Inning Baseball Needs to Change

The Most Important Overlooked Pitcher on the Red Sox? Joe Kelly

The Key to the Red Sox Season Might be... Joe Kelly Joe Kelly might be the most maddening pitcher in all of baseball. The former starter now turned reliever has Aroldis Chapman type velocity on his fastball, but loves to use his breaking ball in pivotal situations. Most recently he allowed a two-run home run [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Most Important Overlooked Pitcher on the Red Sox? Joe Kelly

The Best Hour and a Half in MLB All-Star Game History

Ted Williams & Pedro Martinez Provided the Two Greatest Moments in MLB All-Star Game History With the MLB All-Star game taking place tonight down in Miami Florida, all of the players and all of the commentators will talk about their favorite MLB All-Star game moments. This is usually a subjective answer with no wrong responses. [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Best Hour and a Half in MLB All-Star Game History

Celebrate the Fourth, but Denigrate it on the Fifth (If You Must)

If You Feel the Need to Bash America, Do Not Do It on the Fourth My father is a Vietnam Marine Corps Tank Captain. When the country decided to get involved with Vietnam, my father ("Pops") decided to get involved with the Marine Corps. His brother, my uncle, was a chopper pilot who was active [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Celebrate the Fourth, but Denigrate it on the Fifth (If You Must)

Revisiting the Drew Pomeranz/Anderson Espinoza Trade

Halfway Into 2017, the Pomeranz/Espinoza Trade Is Looking Up President of Operations for the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski, made a startling move at the trading deadline last season; acquiring All-Star Drew Pomeranz for top pitching prospect in the organization, Anderson Espinoza. At the time the move was a head scratcher because Pomeranz was a [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on Revisiting the Drew Pomeranz/Anderson Espinoza Trade

Danny Ainge Knows How to Haggle; Paul George Goes to Thunder

Why the Paul George Trade Fell Through for the Celtics The Boston Celtics are the best set team for the next five years when it comes to young players and high draft picks while also fielding an entertaining club night in and night out. Most Celtics fans have spent every waking moment since the horn [...]

By | July 1st, 2017|NBA|Comments Off on Danny Ainge Knows How to Haggle; Paul George Goes to Thunder