Wednesday, January 20, 2021

David Price Is Back For The Red Sox

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The Return David Price made his season debut for the Red Sox on Monday and took a no decision in a loss to the Chicago White Sox. https://twitter.com/MLBNetwork/status/869605234456367104 The Fastball After struggling in Triple A as he made his recovery, no one expected the Red Sox to activate David Price so soon, but it proved to be a good decision. David Price only...

Bend it like Benintendi: Andrew Benintendi ROY Favorite

Andrew Benintendi of the Boston Red Sox came up last year on August 2nd. Although he was the new guy, he stepped in just like a veteran. Being around guys like David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, and Hanley Ramírez definitely helps; they can give advice and tips for adjusting to the big leagues. He was hitting on all cylinders and fielding...

Pre-Spring Training Power Rankings: AL East

Spring Training is finally here. The long winter of no baseball is over. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to their fields in Florida and Arizona and we are getting many photos of players in action. The media is buzzing everywhere trying to get scoops for their next articles. At the same time, there are people in the press ranking...

Arbitration Filing Deadline Hits

Today marked the end of the Arbitration exchange between players and their MLB clubs. With Tim Lincecum out of the league, the last big business event before the spring is usually goes fairly routine. Most teams found deals with their eligible players, with some breakout seasons resulting in serious pay increases for the rising stars. Jackie Bradley Jr., Zach Britton,...

The Postseason Podcast – Episode I

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Here is the first episode of The Postseason Podcast, your exclusive MLB Postseason podcast from the Armchair All-Americans. In our inaugural episode, Armchair MLB contributors Christian Babcock, John Edwards, and Jacob Bollinger discuss the events of the division series in both leagues as well as projected championship series matchups. Stay tuned for more episodes throughout the 2016 Postseason, only...

ALDS Preview: Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Red Sox

Four teams remain, but only one will get to represent the American League in the World Series. Now that the AL Wild Card has been decided, it is time to begin the ALDS. Two division champions will face off in a five game series to advance one step closer to the Fall Classic. The AL East Champion Boston Red Sox take the road...

What is the Right Way to Rebuild?

Rebuilding –– it's as captivating a concept as there is in professional sports. Some teams sell off or trade away their best players, hoping they can receive promising prospects or draft picks in return. They trade players with big, bulky contracts who can help other teams win immediately, while obtaining prospective players who'll help them in the future. Others lose intentionally, trying...

Breaking Down the Pomeranz/Espinoza Trade

It's official - The Red Sox have acquired Drew Pomeranz from the Padres in exchange for Anderson Espinoza. It's a fairly big deal - Pomeranz was an All-Star this year, and Espinosa is one of the top prospects in baseball. So, how will this impact the Red Sox this season? How good of a prospect is Espinosa? And did the...

NL All-Star Lineup Gets It Wrong

The 2016 All-Star Game lineups were announced this week and there is much to be discussed. The American League lineup was much to be expected except for one: Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer at first base. Many were under the impression that the Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis would have the spot, however he was outvoted by Hosmer to...
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