Photo by Kelly O'Connor of

Photo by Kelly O’Connor of

Aren’t you glad you’re not in Sochi, where there’s cameras in your shower and half-finished hotels and photos of Vladimir Putin watching you from the end table?

  • You can hit the ball as high into the air as you want, but it’s all about hangtime that determines if it’ll fall in or not. Also, in terms of fly ball defense, Fenway’s weird. (All Fly Balls Are Not Created Equal)

Baseball Prospectus 2014′s full summary on Ryan Howard:


Categories: 2014 Red Sox offseason Boston Red Sox Curt Schilling Jonny Gomes Ryan Howard Theo Epstein

Brett Cowett is a young, die-hard Red Sox fan. An undergrad at Arizona State University, Brett is studying digital journalism with a minor in Dustin Pedroia studies. Apart from laughing at Nick Swisher's escapades in the field, Brett enjoys the occasional sci-fi flick, playing Halo, and being snarky. Follow him at @BACowett for more baseball, random musings, and random baseball musings.


  1. Friday’s Links – Subtle Changes | Boston Red Sox Fan Shop - February 20, 2014

    […] post Friday’s Links – Subtle Changes appeared first on Fire Brand of the American […]