The Baseball Hot Stove is beginning it’s winter warm up. There are reports out there that the New York Mets are open to trading Noah Syndergaard. Could Thor be in the Red Sox future? Cue the Led Zeppelin and put on your mittens while we take a look.
With the injury to Patrice Bergeron, the Bruins have been without one of their deadliest weapons. Tuesday night that did not matter as the Bruins new top line was magical. After a sloppy first period, the Bruins found themselves in a 2-0 hole. Things looked grim as the B's had yet to come back from a two-goal deficit this season. With their backs against the wall, this team that has already dealt with tremendous adversity, came roaring back.
One of the surprises of the 2019 Free Agency crop in Major League baseball is that Charlie Morton is available. The Astros did not sign him before he hit free agency and they did not extend him a qualifying offer.
Why does that matter to the Red Sox? Because Nathan Eovaldi is suddenly starting to attract attention in the market. A quick google search will show the Yankees’ interest. And shockingly, curve ball enthusiast Lance McCullers is going to miss the 2019 season for the Astros due to Tommy John Surgery. According to many, this puts Eovaldi on the Astros list.
The 2018 World Champion Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 and cemented their status as the most dominant team in baseball. Steve Pearce This was a win that felt inevitable from the first pitch. Thanks to...
The Mookie debate about where he should play in Dodger stadium is so obviously over. But that means someone else in the outfield has to sit. It’s a grudge match between Jackie Bradley Jr. and Andrew Benintendi. Let’s get ready to rumble!
The news that Mookie Betts could play at second base is percolating in the World Series buildup. It’s thrilling, exciting, and fascinating to think about. Could Mookie play second when the World Series moves to Chavez Ravine?
The LA Dodgers just dispatched the upstart Brewers and cashed their ticket to face the Red Sox in the 2018 World Series. Cue the grainy black and white photos of The Babe in a Red Sox uniform. Cue The Dropkick Murphys grinding rendition of Tessy. Cue fans using the Brooklyn Robins in barroom and water cooler talk and the million google searches for ‘Red Sox Dodgers world series’ landing on the 1916 World Series page on Wikipedia. Cue every old Brooklyn Dodger fan coming out of the woodwork and slightly less grainy photos and videos of Roy Campanella and Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese. Cue a mountain of content on the 1988 LA Dodgers World Series winners. Cue the Fever Pitch scene where the old guy counts off the string of Red Sox world series wins in 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918. Cue Dave Roberts making his fateful steal in the bottom of the 9th in game 4 against Mariano Rivera. Cue pictures of Alex Cora in an LA Dodgers uniform. The cue rating of this series is through the roof! It’s an old school, original 6 type of World Series that will be chock full of intrigue and potential controversy at the very least.
With a resounding thud all the doubting and putting down of the 2018 Red Sox has been pushed off the desks of commentators nationwide