2016 Year in Review: Cleveland Emerges From Sports Doldrums Into Prominence

As we approach the end of 2016 and look ahead to 2017, it seems fitting to look back at the sports world and reflect on the areas of significance. As a Cleveland resident since 2013, this past year has been a transformation one for the city, as the teams exerted their presence on their respective sport. For…

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Will The Real Jackie Bradley Jr. Please Step Forward?

Entering the 2016 season, the Boston Red Sox were expecting some improvement in the offensive production in Jackie Bradley Jr. As a full-time centerfielder for the Sox, regular turns at bat and comfort in cementing his position should have resulted in an improvement on his .249 batting average from 2015. To date, not only has…

Roster Enhancements Red Sox Need To Win World Series

The Boston Red Sox have been hovering about the top of the division standings for most of this early season. Their lofty position has been based on an age-defying performance of their 40-year old retiring star David Ortiz, along with emergence of young talent. The batting order has put forth some impressive performances in the past…

Is the Price Right in Boston?

The Boston Red Sox have had a solid start to their 2016 season, compiling an 18-13 record and placing second in their division. With the exception of the 2013 championship season, this early result has been a positive development given their last place finishes under manager John Farrell in 2014 and 2015 where the cellar-dwellers posted a…

2015 Boston Red Sox Projections

As the 2015 campaign kicks off, there are some key enhancements over a Boston team that disappointed Red Sox Nation in their title defense last season. While there are enhancements; some questions remain on other players; each of which will play a key role in determine the team’s fate this year. Provided below is expected everyday lineup, key…

2015 MLB Preview: National League Predictions

The Major League 2015 season begins and the National League boasts a handful of teams that can make legitimate claims to be the best. Unlike the American League, there seems to be a greater disparity among the have and have not franchises; with a couple that made significant strides. Here is a preview of the…

Boston Red Sox are High Stakes Gamblers this Off-Season

On Monday, the Red Sox made two significant signings; each of which brings high risk and high reward. Tuesday, the signings of third baseman Pablo Sandoval and shortstop Hanley Ramirez to long-term deals was made official pending each player passing their physical. To this writer, neither of the free agent acquisitions made much sense. While…