Tag "Rafael Devers"

Trey Mancini: Baseball’s Most Underrated Hitter

Baseball is a game predicated on marketing their star talent, and often use large market teams to boost ratings on Nationally televised games. However, lost somewhere in the shuffle is always the little guy. That can either be a team

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Boston Red Sox 2019 Season Recap

The former defending World Series champions came into the season with high expectations. They won a franchise-record, 108 games and rolled their way to a World Series victory over the Dodgers.

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Two mock trades that could shape the MLB offseason

Emma Marion explores two mock trades that could shape the MLB offseason

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Porch: Dustin Pedroia Shouldn’t Drag This Out Any Longer

While the team enters a quick two-game series with the Colorado Rockies, news has broken that Dustin Pedroia has returned to be with the team. After a three-month hiatus and another round of knee surgery, one thing is clear: Dustin

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Mookie Betts Rediscovering MVP Form

Over the past month, the Red Sox have arguably played their best baseball of the season. Although they have gotten contributions up and down the lineup, nobody has been better than Mookie Betts. After struggling early on the defending American League MVP has been a different player of late. His bat has awoken at the perfect time as the Red Sox make their playoff push. With Betts regaining his stroke at the plate, the Red Sox offense which was already baseballs best has become even more dangerous.

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Red Sox Are Slowly Climbing Back

With the trade deadline fastly approaching and the playoffs creeping shortly after, the Boston Red Sox are slowly creeping up in the AL East. Will it be enough? After Sunday’s 9-6 loss at the hands to the Yankees, the Red

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The Red Sox Newest Power Duo

When the Red Sox won the World Series last year, they were lead by stars Mookie Betts, Chris Sale, and J.D. Martinez. Even with their success, young players like Rafael Devers were inconsistent. This season that has been a different story as Devers and Xander Bogaerts have emerged as a deadly duo. The young infielders have lead the Red Sox offense which is currently one of the best in baseball.

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Cox: There Is Still Hope for the Sox

The Boston Red Sox are sitting in third place in the American League East with a 51-44 record. While the team itself has struggled, the bats haven’t been the big issue this year, as Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers create

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Team Grades: American League East

New York Yankees 57-30, 1st place +7.5 GB
Positives:

The offense is what held the team together. You would expect without Didi Gregorius to start the season, followed by Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar, all on the IL, players like Gio Urshela, Cameron Maybin, and Clint Frazier all stepped up. The team had set a new record for consecutive games with a home run with 31. They have three hitters selected to the All-Star Game (Gary Sanchez, DJ LeMahieu, Gleyber Torres) and five total players (Aroldis Chapman, Masahiro Tanaka).

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Forever and Devers

The rise of Devers has been quick and out of nowhere. He has gone from a subpar defensive player that didn’t show too many signs of improvement, to a potential All-Star in 2019. What has changed so much in such

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