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After finishing two sausage and peppahs, The Advanced Scout analyzes the Detroit Tigers.
Welcome to Opening Day! The Advanced Scout will be a regular feature on Fire Brand of the American League that will present a preview of the upcoming series for the Red Sox. It will focus on the upcoming opponent. We’ll tell you who is expected to be on the mound, who’s hot and who’s not, [...]
Victor Martinez should get back on track upon returning from injury. Martinez may not be a great catcher, but he actually has value outside of the batters box, unlike Hafner. I expect good things out of Martinez this season, maybe not great things, but good. Shoppach will handle some of the duties behind the plate as well, which will help Victor stay rested.
If Carlos Santana can make his way up to the big leagues this season, Victor could basically stay at first, and Shoppach could be moved for another piece, since they will need something, somewhere, eventually…
I hate being mean….. LaTroy Hawkins signs with Yankees for 1 year, $4 million Hawkins is the first of a few moves the Yankees have to make in order to find a diamond in the rough at the setup man spot in their bullpen. With Joba Chamberlain moving to the rotation full time, Hawkins will [...]
Tim Wakefield lost his first game at Tropicana Field 5-4 to the Devil Rays and the Boston Red Sox lead in the A.L. East has slipped to 1 1/2 games over the New York Yankees. A two-run homerun by Rookie of the Year candidate Delmon Young put the D-Rays on top 2-0 in the second [...]
With no walk-off homers all season long David Ortiz hit a two-run walk-off homerun off of Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ closer Al Reyes and also had a three-run shot earlier in the game defeating the Devil Rays 5-4. Julio Lugo drew a leadoff walk and after a fly out by Dustin Pedroia Mr. Clutch himself, [...]
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Al Reyes did not allow this quote to ring true shutting down Boston’s second attempt at a ninth inning rally in back-to-back games closing the door in the ninth in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6-5 win. Although Reyes did give up a [...]
Tim Wakefield made Manager Terry Francona’s decision in how to use his bullpen in this game by pitching for 8 shutout innings while tossing a no-hitter into the top of the seventh inning in the Boston 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Jonathan Papelbon pitched an electric ninth inning topping out at 97 [...]