The Boston Red Sox have lost their All-Star closer, Craig Kimbrel, to knee surgery but GM Dave Dombrowski quickly went to Plan B on Saturday. The Sox acquired Brad Ziegler from the Arizona Diamondbacks to bolster the back end of the bullpen for the second-place club.
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A pair of highly regarded pitching prospects faced each other tonight as the AAA Tuscon Padres hosted the Sacramento River Cats and both were impressive. RHP Jarrod Parker, the top overall prospect in the Oakland A’s organization (BA) toed the rubber for Sacramento and went 6 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 ER) with a walk and 6 […]
It used to be that there was a code of etiquette regarding the World Series that dictated that no major announcements would be made that could take away any attention from the Fall Classic. That protocol has slowly eroded and during Tuesday’s travel day, the sports world will have its eyes directed toward two famously underachieving […]
37-year old Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a five-year deal that is worth over $15M, reports ESPN.com. The magic that Theo brought to Boston may have run out, with two-straight third-place finishes and no playoff wins since 2008. But that doesn’t even register as a dry spell for the Cubbies. […]
If you’ve been at this game for any length of time at all, you know that if Ken Rosenthal throws it out there, there’s probably something going on. Fox Sports’ uber-connected baseball guy says the Red Sox will meet with Terry Francona on Friday and the manager may be cleaning out his office. Epic collapse, […]