1. Ian Kinsler Wont Be an All-Star

    As an avid Boston Red Sox fan, I should be happy that Dustin Pedroia is the starting AL Second Baseman. But, after learning that Ian Kinsler fell short of Brandon Inge for the final all-star ...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about 5 years ago 231 reads 2 comments

  2. Aroldis Chapman, Cuba, and How Politics Can Change Baseball

    Baseball junkies are rejoicing after hearing news that Cuban super-prospect Aroldis Chapman has defected from the Cuban National Team and is planning to play in the Unites States...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about 5 years ago 997 reads 0 comments

  3. Cincinnati Reds: A Bright Future Awaits

    The Cincinnati Reds really haven't been very good for a while now. They seem like a franchise that is always rebuilding, yet never contending. A perennial cellar-dweller in one of baseball's most competitive divisions...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about 5 years ago 218 reads 1 comments

  4. Adrian Gonzalez: The Best Player Nobody Talks About

    Let's face it, San Diego is baseball's official doormat. The average fan might be able to name two or three players on their roster. However, among this baseball graveyard is the best player nobody talks about...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 242 reads 2 comments

  5. Denver Broncos: Do the Right Thing and Get Jason Campbell

    Regardless of what Jay Cutler said last night, it seems pretty apparent that the Broncos are going to get rid of the 25 year-old pro bowler. Reports suggest more than 10 teams have already shown their interest...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 469 reads 6 comments

  6. Major League Baseball's Most Cohesive Lineup

    I began toying with this idea the other day: What if I could build the most cohesive lineup Major League Baseball could assemble? Not just the top slugger at every position on the field, but a lineup whose pieces compliment each other...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  7. Jay Cutler, If You Want To Polish Your Resume', Stay In Denver

    So much had been made of the recent riff between Bronco's head coach Josh McDaniels and his star quarterback Jay Cutler. We know the story, McDaniels dangled Cutler in an attempt to grab Matt Cassel, so now Cutler wants out...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 284 reads 5 comments

  8. World Baseball Classic: What Americans Are Missing Out on

    Sure, it's only the second go-around of this tournament, yet it is fair to say the World Baseball Classic is an after-thought in the United States...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 176 reads 5 comments

  9. Mark Teixeira Signs With Yankees

    When Alex Rodriguez was traded to the New York Yankees, he said, "I felt like I had one foot in a Red Sox uniform." Mark Teixeira must feel the same way...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 340 reads 3 comments

  10. Bill Belichick Has Proven His Doubters Wrong

    When Tom Brady went down with a season-ending knee injury in the first week of the season, experts from all over said that the Patriots are done. That they were a .500 team at best, and Bill Belichick would have to be a genius to produce a winning season.

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 222 reads 2 comments

  11. Boston-Chicago: Kendrick Perkins, Ray Allen Shine In Dominating Victory

    Kendrick Perkins had 25 points, Ray Allen dropped 27 and Rajon Rondo notched 15 assists in a convincing 126-108 victory over the Bulls in the midst of a blizzard in Boston...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 105 reads 1 comments

  12. Celtics-Hawks: Boston Just Keeps on Rolling, Winning 88-85

    Man, these guys are good. Real. Good.The Boston Celtics won their 16th straight game tonight with a 88-85 victory over an up-and-coming Atlanta Hawks squad.The Celtics have won these games in a variety of ways...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 85 reads 0 comments

  13. Mark Teixeira, It Would Be Wise To Weigh Your Options

    The latest buzz surrounding the Mark Teixeira sweepstakes tells us that the 28-year-old first baseman will soon pick his new home, with a hefty paycheck to go with it. The Angels, Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles and Nationals are all apparently in the running.

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 751 reads 6 comments

  14. The Emergence Of Rajon Rondo

    It's fair to say that the defending champions have improved a lot since last season. A large part of that is the emergence of Rajon Rondo...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 459 reads 2 comments

  15. How Does The Boston Red Sox Rotation Look Next Season?

    It's fair to say that the Red Sox have one of the best rotations in baseball. But let's take a closer look at this seasons starters, one through five...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 922 reads 7 comments

  16. Donovan McNabb: If Your Team Needed a Quarterback, Would You Want Him?

    Donovan McNabb has been slammed a lot lately. Before his comeback game last night, the five-time Pro Bowler had been harshly ridiculed for not knowing the NFL tie rule...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 361 reads 7 comments

  17. TIm Tebow: A Fit in the NFL?

    Since the start of his freshman year, Tim Tebow has been a star in college football. He was a major part of Florida's success that season. He threw 30 TD's and ran for 23 more in 2007. He was the only sophomore to win the Heisman in the award's history..

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 1,193 reads 6 comments

  18. Where Could Matt Cassel Land Next Season?

    He's proven the naysayers wrong. Matt Cassel is a legitimate NFL QB. His phenomenal play in recent weeks has already earned him a hefty sum of money and a chance to start somewhere else in the league next season...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 1,079 reads 19 comments

  19. Lars Anderson: The Next Big Thing

    Because of high signing-bonus demands, the Red Sox were able to draft a high-ceiling prospect in the 18th round of the 2006 Draft...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 957 reads 1 comments

  20. For the Boston Red Sox, Who's Gonna Catch in 2009?

    The Red Sox struck gold when they traded Healthcliff Slocum for Derek Lowe and Jason Varitek. In fact, it was probably the best deal ex-GM Dan Duquette made during his tenure...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 222 reads 3 comments

  21. The New York Yankees Have To Go Back to Their Old Ways

    In a tough economic climate, the Yankees are still ready to dish out big bucks to get the most coveted free agents. Make no mistake about it...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 462 reads 8 comments

  22. The Beauty of the System in Boston

    Once upon a time, not too long ago, the Boston Red Sox were lovable losers. For every one successful season, they had another three or four that were not...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 326 reads 3 comments

  23. Should the Red Sox Sign Mark Teixeria?

    The hot stove is heating up as we come upon December, and the Red Sox, one of baseball's richest teams, have one big name on their wish list this year: Mark Teixeira...

    Billy DeCosta Written by Billy DeCosta about over 5 years ago 768 reads 7 comments