By Joshua Nord-@nordjoshua Ball four, take your base! That call is part of the game, a duality with strike three your out. Yet for Sox fans it’s a call we’ve all grown tired of hearing in the ninth. Kimbrel isn’t doing his job. How bad is it? He’s allowed 26 hits and walks in just under 20 innings since July 2nd. He hasn’t had a … Continue reading Age Is Catching Up To Kimbrel
Photo Credit: nesn.com By Joshua Nord-@nordjoshua I know, I know, “What the hell could you possibly complain about!? He’s leading an 86 win team! You’re an idiot!” You say. You might be right on the last part, hear me out though. We all agree Alex Cora is doing better than former manager John Farrell with the Sox. Hell, this time last year the old skipper … Continue reading The Problem With Cora
(Photo Credit- NESN.com) By Joshua Nord – @NordJoshua We are now past the trade deadline for the 2018 season folks. The Red Sox, who have a league best record, did not make the splash some fans may have hoped for but still made some moves to supplement their league leading product. How did they really do? Steve Pearce: The first baseman was acquired from the … Continue reading Who Did The Boston Red Sox Get? And Who Did They Give Up?
By Joshua Nord-@NordJoshua The All Star game has had its place in baseball for longer than nearly all our lifetimes. Getting its start in 1933 and for many it’s marked the end of the first half to the season, providing a break for players and a rare enjoyment for fans to see all stars of the game on the field at the same time and … Continue reading Why The All Star Game Sucks
(Photo Credit: nesn.com) By Joshua Nord – @NordJoshua Before his start against the Mariners I had an article ready, celebrating that we might have finally seen what Red Sox Starter Eduardo Rodriguez can do. Before this start the lefty had been in a groove, a six start winning streak where it seemed like he was finally putting the pieces together. But then in four innings … Continue reading WILL EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ EVER GET CONSISTENT?
(Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports) By Joshua Nord-@NordJoshua It’s mid June, far away from the All Star break, and the July 31 non waiver trade deadline. Yet Red Sox pitching just got a much needed boost from the return of two pitchers whose careers have all been but average. Knuckleballer Steven Wright, and reliever Brandon Workman both have been turning in impressive results for a pitching … Continue reading The Unlikeliest of Heroes
(Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) By: Joshua Nord- @nordjoshua Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Red Sox come into a series that on paper they should be the better team. They come in on a confident streak that hides the underlying problems, and the expectations are that this is a competitive, but winnable series. Then they get absolutely embarrassed. If the … Continue reading RED SOX VS. ASTROS: A SERIES OF TWO TALES