When we pull out the winter coats and see our heating bills rise, the Baseball Hall of Fame announcement is soon to follow. This year is year 7 of 10 for Roger Clemens. This is a man with 7 Cy Young awards and 354 wins. So why isn’t he in the Hall Of Fame right now?
We all know the answer to that question. His PED use. Or his alleged PED use. That story is so overdone and convoluted I’m not going to dive into it here. Instead I’m going to go through a Red Sox fan’s journey to acceptance of The Rocket.
Cora has said that he's looking for around 120 games for Pedroia this year. Before this winter, Pedroia would be fighting back, insisting he could play 150. But Alex Cora has the same touch with players coming back from injury that he does when making winning moves in the postseason.