Category: ‘AL East’

David Ortiz Responds to Criticism from Jim Palmer
April 20th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz responded to Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer's critical Twitter comment that the Baltimore Orioles TV broadcaster aimed at him following Ortiz's ejection from Sunday's game. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly, Big Papi is unhappy about it. "That's how he wants to get respect from us? Is that how...

Comparing the Starting Rotations in the AL East
March 12th, 2015 at 2:53 PM
The Boston Red Sox have been heavily scrutinized all offseason for assembling a starting rotation that lacks a proven frontline pitcher. The prevailing theory is that without a true ace to anchor the rotation, Boston is setting themselves up to fail. Assembling a collection of middle of the rotation starters...

Larry Lucchino: Boston Red Sox are Different from the New York Yankees
February 26th, 2015 at 1:14 PM
Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino wants to make one thing clear - despite the massive spending spree the team has been on lately, the Red Sox are nothing like the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Lucchino has repeatedly mocked the Yankees in the past for their seemingly limitless payroll budgets and reckless...

Boston Red Sox Projected to Top AL East with 86 Wins
February 15th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
We've already seen the Boston Red Sox climb out of the basement of the division to reach the top once in recent years, but can they make the leap from worst to first again? It sure seems that way, according to projections posted Friday by the Atlantis sports book in...

David Ortiz Wins Twitter Bet with Adam Jones
January 12th, 2015 at 11:20 AM
Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones issued a challenge and David Ortiz accepted. When the New England Patriots completed their thrilling comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens over the weekend it meant Jones had to pay up. ***PHOTO1*** Jones spent Saturday morning using Twitter to try to coax a Boston rival into wagering...