Boston Red Sox

J.D. Martinez is Back
Julian Coleman - Apr 12, 2021

J.D. Martinez is back. Through the first two weeks, Martinez is performing at a record-breaking level. According to Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora “He’s on a mission to prove people wrong,” You’d be hard-pressed to find a player who had a more frustrating season than J.D. Martinez in 2020. The shortened 60-game season had […]

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2021 MLB Draft
Looking at the Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospects

As Opening Day dawns on MLB, the hope is for the familiarity of years past to return. However, 2021 will represent a merge of new and old. 162 games and five postseason teams per league will coexist with seven-inning double headers and runners on second base in extra innings. The 2021 MLB Draft falls into […]

Spencer Turnbull
Spencer Turnbull is Ready to Return to Tigers

Detroit Tigers pitcher Spencer Turnbull is ready to return and he is close to being back from his COVID-19 absence to start the 2021 season. It comes a time when the starting staff just suffered an injury— Julio Teheran was added to the IL with a shoulder strain. As of this posting, he will miss […]

Mets Bullpen
Mets Bullpen off to Rough Start In 2021
Matthew Rothman - Apr 13, 2021

Coming into the 2021 season, the New York Mets bullpen was a major question mark. They added both Trevor May and Aaron Loup during free agency while letting Justin Wilson walk. The Mets counted on two of their late-inning relief pitchers to have bounce-back seasons in Jeurys Familia and Dellin Betances. Additionally, early in the Spring, […]

Rangers Go Hitless
Texas Rangers No-Hit by Padres
Nate Miller - Apr 10, 2021

It seemed like any other night in Arlington, Texas. The only thing that seemed different was the threat of inclement weather on the horizon for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Nobody could have predicted that they would see the Texas Rangers go hitless in the seventh game of the 2021 regular season. It is always special […]

Rodriguez's Red Sox Return
Eduardo Rodriguez’s Red Sox Return

Eduardo Rodriguez’s Boston Red Sox return was made on Thursday. It had been over a year since the lefty ace took the mound. Rodriguez earned his first win since September 24, 2019, in a 7-3  win against the Baltimore Orioles. In an encouraging start, Rodriguez pitched five innings, giving up four hits, allowing three runs, […]

2021 Atlanta Braves Week in Review: Week 1
Caleb Begley - Apr 9, 2021

The 2021 Atlanta Braves got off to a rocky start, losing their first four contests. However, baseball is not judged by small sample sizes. The game plays out as a chess contest over many weeks and months. Currently, the National League East has the Braves in check. It’s early in the season, and there are […]

100-win seasons
100-Win Seasons: A Momentum Theory, Part One
Caleb Begley - Apr 8, 2021

One of the truly great marks in the game of baseball is the 100-win milestone. If in a single season, one team manages to emerge victorious 100 times, it’s something that is truly outstanding…yet also something that is somewhat trivial. A team makes the playoffs and that seems to be the end. They celebrate, pouring […]

World Series
Six MLB World Series Contenders Offering Great Odds
Last Word Staff - Apr 7, 2021

Six World Series Contenders Offering Value After a strange 2020, Major League Baseball resumes a typical season, which started with Opening Day on Thursday, April 1st and ends with the World Series in October. Also, a significant player trend should end this year. In 2020, for the third consecutive year, baseball player salaries decreased. The […]