Thursday Links: Is Jeff Samardzija a viable alternative to Jon Lester?

Once Jon Lester makes his final decision, most expect the floodgates to open on the starting pitching market. Lester, who has garnered interest from the Red Sox, Cubs, Mariners, and most recently the Dodgers, is reportedly set to make his final decision before the week is over. While Boston waits for the 30-year old to […]


Thursday Links: Royals strike back

After Madison Bumgarner lead the San Francisco Giants to a victory in game one of the World Series last night, the Kansas City Royals eyed to even the series on Wednesday night. Similar to Tuesday’s game, the Giants jumped out to a first inning lead against Royals’ starter Yordano Ventura. After seeing seven pitches, Giants’ […]

Wednesday Links: Welcome to October

The 2014 MLB postseason kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night, as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals battled for 12 innings in the win or go home American League Wild Card game. On paper, the winner take all contest appeared to favor pitching, as both teams were set to send their ace […]

KC 5, BOS 1: Byrd Gets His Wings Clipped In First

A five run first inning by the Kansas City Royals did the Red Sox in last night, as the boys from Boston drop the second game of a four game series, 5-1.

Paul Byrd shook off the missteps of the first inning and went on to throw 6.2 innings, but the damage was already done, as Zack Greinke held off the Boston bats with another dominating performance.