// Ricky Nolasco

David Ortiz’s Grand Slam Highlights Red Sox Blowout Victory

The ball was flying out of Fenway Park on a warm Wednesday night, as the Red Sox used four home runs including a grand slam by David Ortiz to beat the Miami Marlins 15-5. The Sox offense jumped on Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco early and often, while Felix Doubront held his own by over six […]

Doubront Dominates Marlins in 10-2 Red Sox Win

Coming off of his worst start of the season against Washington, Felix Doubront dazzled in Miami, propelling the Red Sox towards a 10-2 win Wednesday night. His seven impressive innings and the awakening of the Sox offense against the Marlins bullpen led the way, including multihit games for the first four batters in the lineup. […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: Pitchers and Catchers Diamonds in the Rough

Today, we wrap up our “Diamonds in the Rough” series with a very shallow position, a very deep position, and a position I hardly want to devote any real time to at all. Catching, as it seems to be year in and year out, features one the shallowest groups of top-tier talent at any position […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 13 (6-29 – 7-5)

In one of my leagues, I am sitting in 11th place (out of 12) and decided to pull the trigger on a trade that was offered to me. I am trading Philadelphia 2B Chase Utley for Angels’ OF Torii Hunter and Boston 1B David Ortiz. I have officially broken one of my own rules in fantasy […]

What’s Gotten into Kevin Millwood?

Welcome to the first installment of the Fantasy Radar: Fantasy Baseball Edition! Here I will make several weekly observations on hitters and pitchers on their recent trends and how you should deal with it going forward in the season. It will be split up in five categories: Quick Hits (hitters), Wild Pitch (pitchers), Falling Fast […]

Rain, Marlins Beat Sox in Five Innings

The Red Sox battled a revamped starting pitcher and heavy rain Thursday night, and came up on the losing end in a 2-1 loss. Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco allowed just one hit (a Kevin Youkilis HR) and earned a cheap complete game in the win, going all five innings. Jon Lester started for the Sox and also went the distance, […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 21 (8-18 – 8-24)

Nelson Cruz Called Up to Play for Rangers Rangers’ OF Nelson Cruz was called up to the majors and will play almost everyday for the rest of the season. In Triple-A, he was absolutely destroying everything he saw with a .342 avg, 37 HR, and 99 RBI. In 96 games last year he hit very […]