How Babe Ruth Killed the Bunt

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First things first, you don’t swing the bat when you bunt. That’s right, don’t swing. Now that that’s out of the way we can get down to the nitty-gritty of bunting. The nitty is that you hold the bat out in front of home plate and wait for the pitch. The gritty is that when […] READ MORE


2021 Boston Red Sox Best Four-Seam Fastball Hitters: Part 2

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Welcome back, readers. Last time, we set the parameters for identifying the best four-seam fastball hitter among the 2021 Boston Red Sox. We established CSW% and smashes per swing as the two metrics we used to help us along on this journey. In terms of the lowest CSW% on four-seamers. The youngster Jarren Duran had […] READ MORE


Ryan Mountcastle Approaching Team Rookie Home Run Record

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Ryan Mountcastle is chasing the team rookie home run record. The Baltimore Orioles‘ power hitter has come out of nowhere and is closing in on the franchise home run record for a rookie. As of this article, the new fan-favorite has 25 home runs with 28 games to play. If Mountcastle continues hitting home runs […] READ MORE


Williamsburg: A Boston Red Sox Fairy Tale

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In a land far, far away, or possibly right around the corner depending on where you live, was a magical place called Boston. And within the confines of Boston was the kingdom of Fenway Park, which was ruled by the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox were a sports team that played a game called […] READ MORE


2021 Red Sox Best Four-Seam Fastball Hitters: Part 1

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The 2021 Boston Red Sox roster is consists of some pretty notable hitters. Xander Bogaerts has played much of the season with his average above .300, J.D. Martinez boasts a very respectable .289 career average, and Rafael Devers is a smidge under .280 for his career at .279. There are many ways to classify a […] READ MORE


‘Hard Work’ Was the Key to Stieb’s Success With the Blue Jays

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Toronto Blue Jays legend Dave Stieb says that perseverance was crucial to the success he enjoyed in Major League Baseball. In a recent interview with Betway, the seven-time All-Star pitcher discussed how he helped the Blue Jays climb to the top of the ladder.  After joining MLB in 1977, the Blue Jays understandably struggled to […] READ MORE


Chris Sale Is Immaculate

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Chris Sale racked up his third win of the season on Thursday in a 12-2 Boston Red Sox win over the Minnesota Twins. In 5.1 innings, Sale allowed two runs on two hits while striking out eight. It was another encouraging start for the lefty ace as he continues his comeback tour. The highlight of […] READ MORE


Red Sox Are Quietly Building Something Special

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In the face of adversity, it is tough to look at the bright side. If you get fired from your job, you’d scoff at someone who told you “Well, at least now you can look forward to the future.” In that moment you’re seeing red. You’re thinking, to hell with the future! How will I […] READ MORE


Designated Hitter: A Rift for the Ages

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January 11, 1973, is a day that will forever live in baseball infamy. This was the day that permanently split baseball fandom into two camps. The first camp (and let’s be honest, the superior) is the anti-designated hitter faction. These fans believe that having a tenth player bat for the pitcher, while allowing the pitcher […] READ MORE


Dodgers Claim Phillips From Rays

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The Los Angeles Dodgers successfully submitted waivers to claim Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Evan Phillips on Monday afternoon. The righty was designated for assignment by the Rays on August 14th. Phillips is a relief pitcher who has a good record of striking batters out. However, Phillips does not have a good record of keeping men […] READ MORE