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…

Celtics Continue Improbable Playoff March

When the Boston Celtics began their 2014-15 season, there were few prognosticators (including myself) that could foresee this group of players being playoff contenders. The Celtics’ roster was an odd assembly of veteran role players, young (but unproven) young talent, and one All Star (Rajon Rondo). As good as Rondo is and has been, his…