Sandy Leon is Going Deep!

Or How Sandy Leon Might Pull a "Doug Mirabelli" Back in the early days of the internet, when YouTube did not exist and everyone had an internet friend named "Tom," Red Sox fans were gifted a chance to peer into the supposed day of a Red Sox backup catcher. This "day in the life" tale [...]

By |2019-04-10T16:08:45+00:00April 10th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on Sandy Leon is Going Deep!

Opening Day Baseball Memories

Everyone Wins on Opening Day Because Baseball is Back! Tobacco. Opening day is about tobacco. Not chaw, not dip, no pouches or tins, just straight tobacco. Bare fields of tobacco waiting to flourish. That is the first thing that comes to my mind when I think of baseball and opening day. Growing up in a [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:30:17+00:00March 28th, 2019|Baseball, MLB, News|Comments Off on Opening Day Baseball Memories

Pop’s Best Sports Moments of 2018

In Honor of Pops; The Sports Moments of 2018 Where I Missed Him the Most This is not one of my normal articles. This is going to be a way-too-deep dive into the sports moments of 2018 where I missed my pops the most (not in sad way mind you--more just, oh man it would [...]

By |2018-12-27T15:42:19+00:00December 27th, 2018|Lifestyle, MLB, News|Comments Off on Pop’s Best Sports Moments of 2018

Appreciating Dustin Pedroia

Dustin Pedroia is About to Pull Off Something We Might Not See Again Dustin Pedroia played all of three games in the 2018 season because of complications from a right knee surgery. That surgery was required thanks to a brutal spiking slide from Manny Machado on April 21, 2017 in Baltimore. Machado was well known [...]

By |2018-12-14T12:55:40+00:00December 14th, 2018|MLB, News|Comments Off on Appreciating Dustin Pedroia

The Greatest Worst Outing of All-Time

Time Wakefield & the Greatest Worst Outing in Red Sox History With the Boston Red Sox trying to stave off elimination against the Houston Astros, most Red Sox fans are asking the same question, "why not?" Why not think the Red Sox can rip off three straight to upset the Astros? It is the same [...]

By |2017-10-09T15:02:58+00:00October 9th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Greatest Worst Outing of All-Time

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 |2017-07-24T15:49:11+00:00July 24th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on Kershaw Cannot Stay Healthy; Reality in the World of Projections

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 |2017-07-19T15:11:25+00:00July 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 |2017-07-17T19:09:41+00:00July 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 |2017-07-11T18:22:36+00:00July 11th, 2017|MLB|Comments Off on The Best Hour and a Half in MLB All-Star Game History

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 |2017-07-04T20:29:47+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Baseball, MLB|Comments Off on Revisiting the Drew Pomeranz/Anderson Espinoza Trade