Archive for the 'Red Sox' Category

The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!

Big Sexy is not a fan of issuing walks.

Ten years ago, a backup catcher got presidential treatment.

Finally, a new season is upon us. Let us rejoice!

Dave Dombrowski is a good general manager with a couple of distinct failings. How has he adjusted to those in his early days with Boston?

Ted Williams knew how to hit. No, really, physics confirms it. SCIENCE!

Because baseball was meant to be enjoyed in six-second bursts on auto replay.

When does the most valuable player not win the MVP award? Lots of times.

Root for your guys, not against theirs.

Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.

Are you the right kind of Red Sox fan?

How do you top this? You don’t.

Shining a little light on our first designated hitters.

The 1960 AL draft contained a number of talented prospects and diamonds in the rough.

One more entry to Fenway Park’s already substantial catalog of quirks.

The Players’ Tribune provides an opportunity to hear players’ thoughts without them being framed by the press.

How might have Games 4-7 gone down differently had they been played under the conditions of baseball today?

As a pitcher and a pitching coach, he left a strong impression.

Ken Brett didn’t have the playing career he was supposed to have, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy every moment of it.

There’s reason to believe that so-so pitchers with good curves and sliders don’t use them enough.