Tag "Detroit Tigers"

Should Betts or Martinez Win American League MVP?

The Boston Red Sox are having a historic season as they sit 50 games above .500 with an 85-35 record. A lot of this success can be credited to J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts, who make up 64 of the

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Miguel Cabrera’s Injury Will Cost The Detroit Tigers

Once again, we are witnessing why baseball teams extending players too far can be disastrous. I’m not talking about paying them too much. I’m talking about giving them long contract extensions that, and I rarely use this term, ALWAYS end up proving a player’s talents are one thing, but what their bodies will allow them to do is another thing entirely.

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J.D. Martinez to Make Red Sox Debut

The signing of J.D. Martinez was the biggest move the Red Sox made this offseason, and after months of negotiation, Martinez will be making his Grapefruit League debut on Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins. Martinez was officially signed by the

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The Pros and Cons of J.D. Martinez

By this point, everybody knows the Boston Red Sox are in need of a power bat. They also know their biggest target is right fielder Julio Daniel “J.D.” Martinez. After an unproductive Winter Meetings, Red Sox fans are begging Dave

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Keeping up With Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts wasn’t known as a huge impact player during his time in Boston. Although he only played one season with the team, that being in 2004, without his speed the Red Sox may have never reversed the curse. Roberts

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Red Sox Notepad: April 9, 2017

After starting the season 2-0, the Boston Red Sox have hit a bit of a lull thanks to the flu bug. On Friday, a game the Red Sox lost 6-5 to the Tigers, the club was without reliever Robbie Ross

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Bradley Jr. Has Sprained Right Knee

As if the Boston Red Sox needed another injury, it appears they will be adding to their disabled list shortly. Gold Glove center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. has a sprain on the outside of his right knee, an MRI showed today.

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Red Sox Notepad: April 6, 2017

The unveiling of Chris Sale was everything as advertised, but the bats didn’t do the prized offseason acquisition any favors. “I get nervous before every game,” Sale said. “Tonight was a little bit different [because] obviously it’s my first time pitching

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