Photo Cred: Zimbio.com Consuelo Gonzalez is not a household name, nor a relative of the Colorado slugger Carlos Gonzalez. In fact, Consuelo has no ties to Major League Baseball at all; instead, she’s a professional lip reader. But in 2004, a lifetime for some Red Sox fans, we were all professional lip readers when Alex Rodriguez blasphemed Red Sox Hall of Famer Jason Varitek, inciting … Continue reading Rivalries & Envy: How The Red Sox Became Public Enemy #1
First base is synonymous with power. It’s long been the position where you supposedly stick a mitt on a defensive liability, teach him the necessary footwork, then slot the slugger into your lineup’s 4-5-6 spots and reap the benefits of a 30 home run season. Of course, as Sox fans, we know better. 1986 taught us the overwhelming value of having a guy who’s got … Continue reading The Next Coming Of Kevin Youkilis? Will It Happen In 2018?
What happens in the Grapefruit League stays in the Grapefruit League Every season, a surprise spring performance prompts the fan base to push for a player to crack the starting nine on Opening Day, and every season our same fan base wields hammers and nails, ready to crucify a player at the first sign of struggling. Whether it be a veteran on a major league … Continue reading Spring Training Headlines
Over the last decade, America’s Pastime has been accompanied by the NHL, NBA and NFL in an effort to create more parodical leagues; and for the most part, it’s been effective in the Majors. The NBA has been dominated by the Spurs, Warriors, and Cavs, and of course New England has owned the National Football League for nearly two decades. But baseball has largely benefited … Continue reading Boston’s Window To Win Is Here
The DMV is an absolute snooze fest. You begin by waiting in a line that is somehow 80 people deep fifteen minutes before the Registry even opens. If one dares to venture there on a Friday, you’re surely greeted by an unenthusiastic front desk employee, who’s counting the minutes left of a tedious, monotonous 40 hour work week. Take a number, have a seat, watch … Continue reading MLB Clearly Not Taking Pace Of Play Issue Seriously
It won’t take long for the tremendous power hitter to win over the fan base. Continue reading Impartial to the J.D. Martinez Signing? Don’t be.
Is the lefty ready for his first full season with the big club? Continue reading We Should Be Rooting For Brian Johnson