1. MLB: Ranking the 10 Greatest Knuckleballers of All Time

    When a manager asks his pitcher if he can throw strikes and the pitcher replies with something along the lines of “your guess is as good as mine,” one wouldn’t expect the manager to keep said pitcher in the game...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 10,163 reads 1 comments

  2. MLB: Wakefield, Dickey and Redemption in 'Knuckleball!'

    “Ýou need the fingertips of a safe cracker and the mind of a Zen Buddhist.” --Jim Bouton, RHP, 1962-1970, 1978 “You’re kind of an alien out there...

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  3. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Minnesota Twins Series

    What a difference three games can make. After the debacle against the Yankees that saw fans openly rejoicing that the final game of the series had been rained out, it looked like things couldn’t get much worse for the Sox...

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  4. Ryan Zimmerman: Latest Updates on Shoulder Injury of Washington Nationals Star

    Update: Thursday, April 26 at 8:30 a.m. ET Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post wrote last night about Zimmerman's injury, indicating that although the Nat's third baseman may still go to the DL, he has avoided any major injury...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 2,124 reads 1 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: 10 Free Agents They'll Lose out on Because of Bobby Valentine

    It's no secret that the Red Sox like to make a splash in free agency. Although they didn’t make one with a player this offseason, they still made one of MLB ’s marquee ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 10,094 reads 12 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: Remember That Guy? Brian Daubach

    As I watched the Red Sox bring back every living player who put on their uniform for the Fenway Park 100th Anniversary celebration last week, I really enjoyed being able to see so many wonderful players again...

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  7. Boston Red Sox: Fans Need to Stop Blaming Bobby Valentine

    As Bobby Valentine walked off the Fenway Park mound yesterday after making yet another pitching change, the crowd unleashed a loud, lusty chorus of boos. In that moment, I was struck by an odd feeling: anger...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,918 reads 14 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: 10 Keys to Winning the First Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Series

    While a Red Sox - Yankees series feels more significant than any other regular-season matchup, the teams’ first clash of the year always takes on an added measure of importance...

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  9. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Texas Series

    Although it was only a quick two-game prelude to the arrival of the Yankees and the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park celebration, the series against the Texas Rangers was very important for the Red Sox ...

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  10. Boston Red Sox: Cody Ross Is the New Trot Nixon

    During the Red Sox ’ 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, NESN color commentator Jerry Remy made an interesting comparison...

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  11. Bobby Valentine's Comments About Kevin Youkilis Are Not a Big Deal

    That didn’t take long. The season is not even two weeks old, and already we have our first Bobby Valentine-related controversy...

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  12. Boston Red Sox: Jacoby Ellsbury Leaves Game vs. Rays with Injury

    Boston Red Sox center fielder and leadoff man Jacoby Ellsbury has left the game against the Tampa Bay Rays with a right shoulder injury...

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  13. Boston Celtics: Antoine Walker's 10 Greatest Celtics Moments

    With his announcement to his NBDL teammates last week that he is ending his comeback and retiring, Antoine Walker will bring to a close a career filled with ups and downs...

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  14. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Toronto Series

    Although the Red Sox showed signs of improvement, they once again lost another series and now head to Fenway Park 1-5 and desperately in need of a win...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 2,354 reads 5 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox: Terry Francona Is Right to Refuse Fenway Anniversary Invitation

    While he may no longer be the manager of the Boston Red Sox , Terry Francona is still making headlines in Boston...

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  16. Can Alfredo Aceves Actually Handle Boston Red Sox Closer's Role?

    For a night at least, everyone can finally relax. With pure, unadulterated panic setting in across Red Sox Nation after a weekend of blown saves, by securing last night's win in ...

    Douglas Sibor Written by Douglas Sibor about over 2 years ago 1,864 reads 1 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things We Learned from the Detroit Series

    After a horrible finish to the 2011 season, the Red Sox went into Detroit looking to get 2012 off to a strong start and erase any lingering memories of their September collapse...

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  18. Adrian Gonzalez: 5 Reasons Boston's Slugger Will Win the Triple Crown in 2012

    The last man to win baseball’s Triple Crown did it in a Red Sox Uniform. This year, it will happen again. When Carl Yastrzemski won the AL Triple Crown in 1967, he did it with a ...

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  19. Boston Celtics: Destined for a First-Round Playoff Exit

    If there is anything the Celtics have proven in recent losses to San Antonio and Chicago , it’s that they can hang with just about anybody in the NBA ...

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  20. Boston Red Sox: 5 Things to Look for on Opening Day

    At long last, we finally get to see some games that count. When the Red Sox 's season came to a crashing halt on September 28, 2011, fans immediately began to look forward to this day on the calendar...

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  21. Boston Celtics: 5 Reasons Avery Bradley Should Start over Ray Allen

    Change can be a very disruptive, uncomfortable thing. Often, though, it’s for the better. This is a reality the Boston Celtics must now face...

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  22. Andrew Bailey Surgery: Will Red Sox Forever Regret Letting Papelbon Walk Away?

    The post-Papelbon era in Boston is not off to a good start. With the news emerging today that new closer Andrew Bailey will indeed need surgery on his injured right thumb, the ...

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  23. Boston Red Sox: Why the Theo Epstein “Trade” Is Already a Bust

    That’s it? Red Sox fans everywhere were all reacting along the same lines when the news came through that the team would receive Chris Carpenter (no, not the Cy Young winner) ...

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  24. Boston Red Sox: Breaking Down the 2012 Hall of Fame Class

    The Boston Red Sox announced their 2012 Hall of Fame class last night, and there’s no shortage of star power...

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  25. Boston Red Sox: 10 Criteria for a Successful 2012 Season in Beantown

    The time for speculation, projection and over-analysis is nearly over. The Boston Red Sox are now a mere eight days away from opening up their 2012 season against Justin Verlander ...

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