The Red Sox and A’s continued their longstanding bromance/resource-sharing/trading/philosophy mirroring history when they hired Chili Davis as their new hitting coach. This, following the Red Sox famed wooing of Billy Beane, trading for Yoenis Cespedes, seeing former Red Sox farmhands win division after division there in Oakland, and watching Jon Lester wearing yellow and green for a few […]
Picks that clicked and ones that missed from preseason prospect breakout predictions.
The San Francisco Giants punched their ticket to the World Series on Thursday night, after they defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in walk-off fashion. With a three to one series advantage in hand, the Giants sent their ace Madison Bumgarner to the mound. The 25-year old did not disappoint, as he tossed 8 innings of […]
No, that wasn’t some crazy dream that you had last night; the Kansas City Royals are in the World Series. For the first time since 1985, Kansas City is heading back to the MLB championship after they completed a 4 game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. The Royals wasted no time jumping out to an […]
The San Fransisco Giants took a one game series advantage on Tuesday, after they beat the St. Louis Cardinals in unorthodox fashion. Starters John Lackey and Tim Hudson battled for their respective clubs for 6 innings, and left the game after allowing 4 runs. The Giants jumped out to a first inning 4 run advantage, […]
Despite Andrew Miller’s dominance out of the bullpen, acquiring Eduardo Rodriguez at the trade deadline was a coup for the Red Sox. The Red Sox were a busy team prior to the 2014 trade deadline, making multiple deals in a flurry of activity as the clock ticked down on July 31. Jon Lester and John […]
After rain washed away the third game of the American League Championship Series on Monday, the Royals and Orioles are set to resume their series today at Kauffman Stadium. Game 3 of the National League Championship Series will also take place tonight, as the Giants and Cardinals look to break the 1-1 series tie. Former […]
Without a doubt the most compelling storyline this postseason has been the utter dominance displayed by the Kansas City Royals. Currently up 2 games to none in the best of 7 American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City’s fortune this October has come from all facets of the game. While the Royals […]
Oh boy, that title sure was a doozy. But oh well, it gets my point across; Giancarlo Stanton won’t be coming to Boston this off-season. Don’t get me wrong, I love Stanton and could spend literally all day watching replays of his home runs on youtube. But it’s just not going to happen, at least […]
Few ex-Red Sox remain in the postseason, but the ones who do, are poised to make a serious impact. ALCS Andrew Miller: Miller has been absolutely lights out this season, for both the Sox and the O’s. He’s put up career-high numbers in virtually every single category. His K% is an insane 42.6%. His BB% […]
Three reasons why the Red Sox should be in contention again next season.
While the American League championship series is set to kick off tonight, the National League side of the playoffs won’t get underway until Saturday. The San Fransisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to each other in the postseason, having met most recently in 2012. In their series 2 years ago, the […]
The first game of the American League Championship Series is set to kick off on Friday evening. The unorthodox match up of the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals contrasts well against the playoff regulars in the NLCS. Unlike Giants and Cardinals, this will be the first ever postseason meeting between the Royals and the […]
The Giants and Cardinals clinched their respective divisional series’ on Tuesday night, setting up the second NLCS meeting between the two clubs since 2010. When the Giants and Cardinals last met in the 2012 National League Championship Series, the Giants took the National League crown after overcoming a 3 games to 1 series deficit. Former […]
Yoenis Cespedes is supposed to provide the Red Sox lineup with some much-needed power, but with just a year remaining on his contract, the Cuban outfielder could also be used as a trade chip this offseason. When the Red Sox acquired Yoenis Cespedes prior to July’s trade deadline, the 28-year-old slugger was billed as an […]