1. Yu Darvish Proves to Be a Worthy Replacement for C.J. Wilson, Rangers

    There are times when a private jet and a golden ticket to any sporting event in the nation would come in handy. Tonight's Rangers vs. Angels tilt is definitely one of those instances...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 1,235 reads 3 comments

  2. MLB's Most Notable Moments of April 2012

    It's only been a month, but the 2012 MLB season has given us a lot in the way of entertainment, shock value and just plain great performances so far...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  3. Willie McGinest Slams Wes Welker, Pats WR Fires Back Via Twitter

    Willie McGinest apparently doesn't like the way New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker plans to handle his contract negotiations...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 421 reads 15 comments

  4. Tampa Bay Rays: Is Sophomore Starter Jeremy Hellickson Getting Lucky Again?

    Luck is a funny thing. Sometimes it runs out on you as quick as you can say "Suzanne Collins." But other times, inexplicably, it sticks. Which is exactly the situation Tampa Bay Rays starter Jeremy Hellickson is currently facing...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 607 reads 2 comments

  5. Karl Alzner Blames Boston Bruins' Success for Increased Playoff Violence

    Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner has an interesting theory concerning the increased violence during the 2012 NHL playoffs. It's the Bruins fault...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 926 reads 4 comments

  6. What Is Matt Kemp's Ceiling for 2012?

    Matt Kemp is playing like a man on fire. After a 2011 campaign which saw him fall just short of his first National League MVP award, Kemp is looking to up the stakes...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 579 reads 2 comments

  7. Can Tim Thomas Become the Oldest Goalie to Win the Stanley Cup?

    Yesterday, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas turned 38. Last year, the two-time Vezina trophy winner brought the Stanley Cup back to Boston for the first time since 1970, exactly two months after turning 37...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 848 reads 2 comments

  8. Possible Jacoby Ellsbury Replacements: Linsanity Redux in Boston?

    Jacoby Ellsbury injured his right shoulder on a takeout slide during Boston 's 12-2 home opening win over the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  9. Does Jered Weaver Have the Best Swing-and-Miss Stuff in the AL West?

    Earlier this week, I reviewed the top-five individual swing-and-miss pitches from current starters in the American League East and Central . Today, we take a look at the AL West...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 551 reads 1 comments

  10. Best Swing-and-Miss Pitches in the AL Central

    Yesterday, the top five individual swing-and-miss pitches from starters in the American League East were revealed . Today, we take a look at the AL Central...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about 2 years ago 649 reads 1 comments

  11. Is Ricky Romero's Changeup the Best Swing-and-Miss Pitch in the AL East?

    The swing-and-miss pitch. Next to the home run, it's one of the most exciting and spectacularly violent moments in baseball. A whirlwind of anticipation and—for one side at least—disappointment, combined into one split second...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 1,238 reads 12 comments

  12. Did Ben Cherington Make the Right Decision on Jose Iglesias?

    The focus of the power-struggle between Ben Cherington and Bobby Valentine that sprung up during Red Sox camp this spring centered around two main issues: the status of Daniel Bard and Jose Iglesias...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 293 reads 1 comments

  13. Nick Punto Bats Leadoff for the Sox: Is Bobby Valentine Crazy?

    Yesterday, Nick Punto hit leadoff for the Boston Red Sox . It's a move that's not getting a lot of play due to some thing or another going on with the back end of their pitching staff ( you may have heard about that )...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 313 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB 2012: 6 Faces Only a Mother Could Love

    Gone are the days of Delino DeShields and Willie McGee —times when alien-like orbital bones and super-greased up Jheri curls entertained wandering-eyed baseball aficionados for years...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 4,797 reads 2 comments

  15. Tim Lincecum's Slider: Should the Giants Ace Bring It Back?

    Earlier this spring, it was reported that the San Francisco Giants ' two-time NL Cy Young award-winner Tim Lincecum would shelve his slider in order to save wear-and-tear on his ligaments...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 1,738 reads 5 comments

  16. Alfredo Aceves and the Sox Bullpen: How the Shutdown Stat Could Shake Things Up

    Jonathan Papelbon's departure. Heir-apparent Daniel Bard's shift to starter. Andrew Bailey's arrival and subsequent thumb injury. Alfredo Aceves ' tenuous grasp on the closer role...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 704 reads 1 comments

  17. Daniel Bard's Lack of Changeup Spells Doom for Possible Boston Red Sox Starter

    Daniel Bard 's success as a starter could very well prove to be the key to a 2012 playoff run for the Boston Red Sox . Then again, he's just as likely to be relegated back to bullpen duty...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 501 reads 0 comments

  18. Carl Crawford: Should He Hit Leadoff for the Boston Red Sox?

    Something’s got to give for Carl Crawford . Though the somewhat maligned left fielder will not break camp with the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day, he seems poised to strike ...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 475 reads 7 comments

  19. MLB 2012: Ubaldo Jimenez and 8 Players Facing Make-or-Break Seasons

    Whether it be the danger of entrance into the career Quadruple-A club, or the difference between remaining an everyday starter and making the leap to becoming a perennial Cy Young ...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  20. HOF Report: Negro League Statistics to Be Published

    For years , we’ve been told that Josh Gibson was the Babe Ruth of the Negro Leagues. We’ve been informed that adjectives such as "Ruthian" might have shifted to “Gibsonian” ...

    Jason Dunbar Written by Jason Dunbar about over 2 years ago 328 reads 0 comments