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A’s Announce Return of Curt Young as Pitching Coach (Thank You!)

The Oakland A’s announced via their Twitter page that Curt Young will be heading back to the Bay Area as the team’s new pitching coach. He served in that capacity from 2004-2010 before spending a disastrous year in Boston in 2011. Young had joined the Sox staff to replace John Farrell, who bolted to become […]

Beckett Comes Through as Red Sox Beat Blue Jays

Somehow, the Red Sox managed to get the 4-1 win over Toronto. You can thank Toronto starter Jo-Jo Reyes for that, thanks to his early struggles. Boston really had trouble afterwards, but they had enough to win thanks to Beckett’s help. A single, walk, single and double to start the 1st gave Boston the 2-0 […]

Curt Young: The New, Underrated Red Sox Pitching Coach

The other night, on Comcast’s Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight, Gary Tanguay and Mike Felger brought up the role of a pitching coach in major league baseball. Tanguay asked Felger something to the extent of “who can tell if a pitching coach is good or bad?” Felger failed to make much comment on the subject, except […]