The State of Flux Closer Situation For The Boston Red Sox

Ever since Jonathan Papelbon left the Boston Red Sox to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Red Sox have been looking for his replacement. The Red Sox have traded for closers in the past two off-seasons, but Andrew Bailey nor Joel Hanrahan  have proven to be the solution. Bailey, who the Red Sox have brought him over in a trade with the Oakland Athletics in… Read More

How Nagging Injuries Derail Promising Careers

Injuries occur in sports every single day, with severity ranging from something minor like tweaking an ankle to something possibly career ending or altering. Draft classes year in and year out have potential superstars who could dominate their respective league. Plenty of hype surrounds these players, with some deserving and some not so much. Throughout, there is one thing that… Read More

Winners and losers in the Red Sox/Dodgers trade from last August

  Last August, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox completed one of the most famous post trading deadline trades in history. The Red Sox sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, left fielder Carl Crawford, right-hander Josh Beckett and infielder Nick Punto to the Dodgers in exchange for first baseman James Loney, infielder Ivan DeJesus Jr., outfielder/first baseman Jerry Sands, pitcher Rubby De La Rosa and pitching prospect Allen Webster.… Read More

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments in Baseball after Two Months

Baseball is a funny sport and a hard game to predict. No matter what fans and experts predicted preseason, there’s always a number of surprises and disappointments. We are through the first two months of the baseball season and if you predicted a Toronto Blue Jays/LA Dodgers World Series, you may want to rethink that. The Blue Jays find themselves… Read More

Why The Boston Red Sox should trade for Jonathan Papelbon

Ever since Jonathan Papelbon left the Boston Red Sox and signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012, the Red Sox closer situation has been a revolving door. With the Phillies aging and Papelbon no longer on a winning team, I think it’s time for the Red Sox to consider making the trade that brings their all-time saves leader back to Boston. The Red Sox have attempted to replace Papelbon with so many… Read More
MLB Nationals 

Stumbled Out of the Blocks

The 2013 Major League Baseball season is underway, the Washington Nationals are roughly 30 games into the year. Washington has high expectations placed upon them this season by many pundits, analysts, and fans. They haven’t lived up to those expectations  thus far, but there are still 100 plus games left to go in the season. They are currently 15-14, while… Read More

The Turnaround of Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz

  After a toxic 2012 The Boston Red Sox have the best record in baseball. While they’re many things that that have contributed to the Red Sox’s 17-7 record, Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz are the major reasons why. Lester has started five games and nearly has half the wins that he had all of 2012 with four. Lester also has a 2.27 ERA and 1.11 WHIP.  His ERA in 2012… Read More
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