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Why David Oritz is the perfect Hall-of-Famer

Why David Oritz is the perfect Hall-of-Famer

(Photo courtesy of David Ortiz throws his bat confidently Luca Tedesco Connector Contributor In recent years, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and more specifically the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA) election, has come under fire for an innumerable number of perceived biases. No controversy has been bigger than baseball writers’ refusal of

Op-Ed: The Dodgers are dead

The Red Sox have been dominant throughout the World Series coming up big in the clutch moments (Photo courtesy of Getty Images) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor The World Series is over. They’re dead. The Los Angeles Dodgers are dead. The Boston Red Sox are up three games to one over the LA Dodgers, but the

Op-Ed: The real Boston anthem

Neil Diamond performs “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park in 2013. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Taylor Carito Connector Editor It’s that song that you turn off when you’re in your car by yourself, but you know that when that first note plays you’ll be swaying side-by-side with the stranger next to you at the bar, baseball game

2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

After sitting out the 2016 regular season with a torn ACL, Kyle Schwarber reached base 10 times over five World Series games. (Courtesy of Alex Salucco Connector Editor In year where Bartolo Colon hit a home run, Jose Fernandez tragically passed away and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, 2016 provided moments that

Spinners give up early lead in 4-2 loss

Third baseman Victor Acosta scored the second of Lowell’s two runs on Thursday’s contest against the State College Spikes. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Spinners couldn’t hold onto an early lead in a 4-2 loss to finish the series with the visiting State College Spikes on Tuesday night. The Spinners’ lone

Spinners rally back against the State College Spikes

Winning pitcher Daniel Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) by Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite allowing the visiting State College Spikes (20-11) an early home run, the Lowell Spinners (19-12) were able to earn a 9-2 win on the night after a grand slam in the third inning. The Spinners starting pitcher Daniel Gonzalez threw

Spinners lose to State College 7-4

Left fielder Tyler Hill is congratulated by Manager Iggy Suarez as he heads home after a solo home run in the first inning. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) by George DeLuca Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners (18-12) returned home with a four-game winning streak in hand, only to kickoff a three-game home stand at LeLacheur Park

Spinners fall 3-1 to the Yankees

Matt McLean scores the Spinners only run in the first inning. (Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) by Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite an early lead, the Lowell Spinners (14-11) couldn’t rally back against the Staten Island Yankees (17-8) in the 3-1 defeat on Tuesday night. The contest featured five different pitchers for the Spinners. The