To boo, or not to boo? That is the question Boston Red Sox fans are presented with as Jacoby Ellsbury makes his return to Fenway Park adorned in the pinstripes of the New York Yankees.
On the one hand, he’s a Yankee. On the other, he helped bring two World Series trophies to Boston in ’07 and, of course, last year. What’s a fan to do?
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The New York Yankees comes to Boston tonight to start the second act of the perennial drama that is the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry. In their first meeting the Sox dropped three out of four games in New York. The Yankees have since found themselves at the top of the AL East with an 11-8 record. The Red Sox haven’t faired so well and have dropped to the bottom of the division with a 9-11 record. The AL East is extremely tight in the early going and this four game series could completely change the complexion of the division. Continue reading Yankees vs. Red Sox: Round 2 in Boston »
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Should fans begin to panic about the Red Sox lineup, or is it still too early? Many among us have been asking ourselves that question. Perhaps our cummulative anxiety has helped. Perhaps it had some affect on Sunday night’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. We saw glimpses of last year and again felt the faith. Then, Monday rolls around and Clay Buchholz just could not handle those Baltimore bats. He cannot keep pitching this way. What happened to him? What happened to our offense? Answers are needed before we begin the series with the New York Yankees tonight.
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After three weeks of the season, Milwaukee and Oakland are still ruling the roost, while the AL East and Central divisions both have 2.5 games between top and bottom. Other than the League leaders, no clear contenders have emerged yet. Though the teams people though would do well are starting to sift their way up the standings. It’s a critical time for building momentum as the season’s first month comes to a close, so let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Monday, April 21 at 7:05pm: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 3 »
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Xander Bogaerts tweeted a photo of a scantily clad female early Thursday morning after the Red Sox won a 14-inning game against the Chicago White Sox. The 21-year-old Bogaerts quickly removed the tweet and his account.
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Two weeks are gone in the MLB season. Plenty of teams that were taken with a grain of salt or even discounted before the season are pulling ahead in the early going. Other predicted contenders aren’t doing so well. Then again, it is early, and that can happen before teams settle into a groove. But as it stands, let’s look at what would happen if the playoffs started as of Tuesday, April 15, before the day’s games: Continue reading If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 2 »
Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB Playoffs, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals