My Fantasy Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby is pretty dumb. We like to pretend it means something – or at least the league does – but really, it’s just a batting practice competition. Sure, it can be fun to see your favorite players participate, or to see a wide-eyed, first-time All-Star...

David Ortiz’s Hall of Fame Candidacy

It’s hard to argue that there’s been a more popular player in Red Sox history than David Ortiz. Few fans even knew his name when he signed an under-the-radar deal with Boston prior to the 2003 season. Despite the fact that Ortiz had already compiled three straight...

In Case Of Emergency: Barry Lamar

While the Nation holds their breath in anticipation of a David Ortiz return slated to begin around the end of the month, there still lies the possibility our Papi will never be able to find his pre-wrist injury form. The two sessions of batting practice prior to the...

Rocket fueled by syringes: How does this impact Roger Clemens’ legacy?

Roger Clemens spent 14 years in the Boston Red Sox organization. He is tied for first place in all-time Red Sox victories with Cy Young and his Hall of Fame plaque has already been made. Despite the vitrol of Red Sox fans, the clarity of the fact that Clemens prefers...

Reaction To Bonds*

With one swing of the bat, the sanctity and cleanliness of sports’ most cherished record vanished. Like a cannonball, Barry Bonds 756th home run rocketed off his bat and fell into the sixth row of the right-center field bleachers at SBC Park in San Francisco. A...

Halfway Home; Video of Bonds’ homer at Fenway

I just got back from the long, rain-soaked affair at Fenway, so forgive me if I cop out and bring you a guest column by Marlins Today‘s writer, Andy Lavin — also a Red Sox fan. Below the article, you will find two pictures (and notice the one above with...

Halfway Home; Video of Bonds' homer at Fenway

I just got back from the long, rain-soaked affair at Fenway, so forgive me if I cop out and bring you a guest column by Marlins Today‘s writer, Andy Lavin — also a Red Sox fan. Below the article, you will find two pictures (and notice the one above with...