By Gerard Lombardo – @wickedlinedrive I’m not one to turn to for succor. Blame it on a distrust for society, childhood trauma, or military PTSD, but I’m the last person my friends turn to for compassion. That said, yesterday’s death of Roy Halladay stung… just a bit. The eight time All Star won’t be forgotten in the baseball world, but he will be revered. When … Continue reading Baseball Lost A Stud In Roy Halladay
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By Shelby Tavares – @shelbytavares11 Giancarlo Stanton is, what you could say, the poster child for the Miami Marlins. In 2017, Stanton hit 32 doubles, drove in 132 runs, and blasted a staggering 59 home runs (One of which went 479 feet inside his own Marlins Park). Stanton’s batting average came out to be .281 for the season. With this being said, his fielding for … Continue reading Oh The Places Giancarlo Could Go
By Terry Cushman – @AVIDBOS_PODCAST Nolan Arenado: Who doesn’t love Nolan Arenado? We north eastern sports fans seldom ever see a lot of west coast baseball, let alone national league west coast baseball. Arenado will soon get his moment in the spotlight with the 2017 NL MVP award. For the last three straight years, Arenado has consistently hit near or above 40 HR’s and 130+ … Continue reading Three Players, If Acquired, Would Have Their Number’s Retired At Fenway Park
By Terry Cushman – @AVIDBOS_PODCAST 1. Eduardo Nunez (2B)* 2. Andrew Benintendi (LF) 3. Mookie Betts (RF) 4. J.D. Martinez (DH)** 5. Rafael Devers (3B) 6. Hanley Ramirez (1B) 7. Xander Bogaerts (SS) 8. Christian Vazquez (C) 9. Jackie Bradley Jr. (CF) * The signing of Eduardo Nunez makes a lot of sense provided that he is healthy. Dustin Pedroia will miss the first … Continue reading My 2018 RED SOX opening day starting lineup! (Projected)
By Terry Cushman – @AVIDBOS_PODCAST If you’re reading this article looking for some optimism that a trade is somewhat realistic, you may want to scale it back a couple notches. As slim of a chance the Red Sox have of landing Giancarlo Stanton, it’s still possible, and I still have to cover it. Stanton came just two home runs (59) shy from tying Roger Maris’ … Continue reading How The Red Sox Could Acquire Stanton
By Terry Cushman – @AVIDBOS_PODCAST Credibility: Varitek served as the primary Red Sox catcher from 1997 through 2011. He guided three pitchers to no-hitters. Played an integral part of virtually every significant Red Sox pitcher’s career during the World Series runs. Despite being retired by the 2013 World Series, Lester, Lackey, and Buchholz were all caught extensively by Varitek in the years leading up … Continue reading Three Reasons Jason Varitek Should Be The Red Sox Bench Coach!