// Rick Ankiel

Bullpen Fails Red Sox Again, Royals Win 4-3

For most of the night (except against Rick Ankiel), 43-year-old knuckleballer Tim Wakefield baffled the Kansas City Royals. Save for two home runs allowed in the sixth inning, Wake was pretty dominant. He went seven strong innings with those two runs allowed on six hits with six strikeouts. Then, Terry Francona went to the bullpen. […]

Red Sox Glance at Ankiel and Gonzalez

As a baseball fan living in Boston, I know there will always be offseason, as well as during-the-season, rumors involving multiple players coming to the Red Sox. This winter has been no different. We have all heard the names of Matt Holliday, Adrian Beltre, Alex Gonzalez, Adrian Gonzalez, Miguel Cabrera, John Lackey and many others. Recently two other […]

TGIF: First Half Awards

The stars are shining bright here at the Sports of Boston First Half Fantasy Baseball Awards. In fact the award show just may take home the award for longest award show name. Wow, I don’t know who to thank. The first half had it all. Ups, downs, lefts, rights, you name it baby. This award […]

Cardinals Roll Over Dice-K, Red Sox

Physically, Daisuke Matsuzaka appeared to be OK in his first start off the disabled list. He had no recurring pain from his dead arm or previous injuries, and he was ready to dominate again. But, a funny thing happened on his way out of the game. Dice-K departed the mound and game in the second […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 1

Well the first week of the fantasy season is in the books. Odds are owners are going through two emotions: either you have already given up and want to trade half your team or you are already planning your victory speech. We have some unexpected stars and stars that are fading. But this isn’t astronomy, […]