Jimmy Rollins Should Not Be Criticized for Taking Paternity Leave

jimmy rollins left philadelphia phillies on paternity leave

There has been a great deal of chatter regarding the fact that Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins left the club on Monday in order to be with his wife while she gave birth to their first child.  Thanks to baseball’s […]

The Media Has Overreacted to Josh Beckett Golfing on His Day Off

boston red sox pitcher josh beckett golfed on his day off

The stories regarding the Boston Red Sox have been circulating through the media and their cult-like fan base since club’s epic collapse at the end of the 2011 baseball season.  Pitchers drinking beer, playing video games and eating fried chicken […]

Boston Red Sox Place 3B Kevin Youkilis on 15 Day DL, Recall Will Middlebrooks


It appears as if the injury bug has bitten the Boston Red Sox, once again.  The Red Sox have placed third baseman Kevin Youkilis on the 15 day disabled list with a lower back strain, retroactive to April 29.  In […]

Boston Red Sox Hammer Yankees Pitcher Freddy Garcia


It seems as if the bats in the Boston Red Sox lineup have woken up.  We will have to wait and see how long it lasts, however.  For the time being, the Red Sox jumped all over New York Yankees […]

Boston Red Sox Interest in Marlon Byrd is a Desperate Move


The rumor mill has been consistent, to say the least, this season for the Boston Red Sox.  This time, however, the talk is about their potential acquisition of Chicago Cubs center fielder Marlon Byrd.  Talks have reportedly heated up between […]

Boston Red Sox Drubbed By the Detroit Tigers


The first 2 games of the Boston Red Sox 2012 season are eerily reminiscent of the team’s lackluster start in 2011.  First, they lose on a walk off single in the 9th inning in their opening game.  Next, Josh Beckett […]

Boston Red Sox Pitching Staff in Shambles


The Boston Red Sox pitching situation right now is far from optimal, to say the least.  The heir to the closer position, and Jonathan Papelbon’s replacement, Andrew Bailey is on the 60 day disabled list after undergoing surgery on the […]

Boston Red Sox Opening Day Roster Heavy on Pitching


The 2012 Major League Baseball season has yet to begin, and the Boston Red Sox are already battling injuries, including some very significant ones on their pitching staff.  In addition to outfielder Carl Crawford’s wrist injury, closer Andrew Bailey is […]

Boston Red Sox Release Pitcher Carlos Silva


The Boston Red Sox announced today that they have released right handed pitcher Carlos Silva.  Silva, who had been signed to a minor league contract this past winter, would have been due a $1 million salary if he was added […]

Ryan Howard’s Return Likely Delayed Due to Setback


Ryan Howard’s return from surgery to repair the Achilles tendon that he ruptured on his last swing of the 2011 season is not going as well as anticipated. The process of rehabbing such a devastating injury is long enough to […]

Philadelphia Phillies Closer Jonathan Papelbon Calls Red Sox Fans “Hysterical”


Perhaps it was an attempt to ingratiate himself to the fans of his new team, the Philadelphia Phillies. Or, maybe it was a dig at the fans of his former team in Boston. Either way, new Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon […]

Boston Red Sox Home – Fenway Park – Added to National Register of Historic Places


The Boston Red Sox have released a statement acknowledging the fact that Fenway Park will be listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The organization was notified today by the National Park Service that months of effort in conjunction […]