Category: ‘Playoffs’

Can Red Sox fans learn to love Panda?
March 31st, 2017 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Pablo Sandoval needs to have a good year; no a great year, if the Fenway faithful are to ever love him. He has spent two years in Boston and has posted a slash line of .242/.290/.361. This compares to his record of .294/.346/.465 while with the Giants.  Underwhelming  is the best word...

David Price On Postseason Struggles: ‘I’m Not Mentally Weak’
February 21st, 2017 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON (CBS) â?? The question about David Price when he joined the Red Sox was whether or not he'd be able to perform in the postseason. He only got one chance to try to answer it. He failed. Price was touched for five runs â?? all earned â?? over 3.1 innings...

I lived through 100,000 trade deadlines, AMA
January 22nd, 2017 at 9:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images The trade deadline was yesterday, and to most of us it came and went swiftly, with the Red Sox making a single minor move, sending Pat Light to Minnesota for Fernando Abad. I, however, lived and relived the trade deadline over...

RIP Yordano Ventura
January 22nd, 2017 at 2:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** I loved watching Yordano Ventura pitch. Ventura was a young and talented fireballer who set crowds alight. He could be brilliant. He could be erratic but he was always exciting. Ventura was from the Dominican Republic. He was 25. The pitcher left behind an ERA of 3.89, a World Series...

Xander Bogaerts: Boston Red Sox Player of Tomorrow
December 30th, 2013 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Xander Bogaerts is ready for 2014. Taking a new uniform number for 2014—the Boston Red Sox are selling jersey’s online with his new number, 2—Bogaerts hopes to build on what has already been an exciting career. Bogaerts first grabbed the public’s attention last spring as the starting shortstop for the Cinderella-inspired Netherlands...