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2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

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 SI.com) 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

Play ball: Opening week produces excitment for season to come

Pablo Sandoval’s belt debacle is one of the many reasons the out of shape third basemen is on the bench. (Courtesy of CBS Sports) Shamus Ricardo Connector Contributor As the weather gets warmer, we change from winter to the magical season of baseball. Opening week is filled with enjoyment for all Major League Baseball fans

2016 MLB preview: A summer to remember

Anthony Rizzo will be an MVP candidate on a club roster that is looking to claim the World Series (Lisa Blumenfield/Getty Images) Alex Salucco Connector Editor In an opening week where we have seen cancelations, back-to-back-to-back homeruns, and a team with one hit winning a game, the rest of the show will not disappoint. With

The legend of David Ortiz is ending, but is one more title necessary?

Ortiz belted his historic 500th career home run during the 2015 campaign (Max Wildstein/WEBN). Thomas Lydon Connector Staff With the beginning of another Major League Baseball season just around the corner, Red Sox Nation is sure to be somewhere between excited and skeptical on what’s to come. Some think that this is Boston’s rebound year

2016 Red Sox roster breakdown

The Boston Red Sox hope that new additions to the team will lead to success in 2016. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Red Sox) Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2015 Boston Red Sox finished a lot stronger than they started, bolstered by the youth of the team giving it all they had, and by

Red Sox say ‘buenas noches’ to Don Orsillo

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The Boston Red Sox have done far worse than merely sniff last place in the 2015 season. They have downright set up a “Wally the Green Monster” gift shop at the basement of the American League East. A lack of effort along with, let’s all face it, a lack of exercise,

Hanley and Sandoval coming to town

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Two of this MLB offseason’s biggest names, Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, are now ready to call Fenway Park home. Hanley Ramirez signed a four-year base deal worth $88 million with a fifth year team option that would pay Ramirez $22 million in salary if used. Ramirez, a former Red

Land of the Giants

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2014 World Series was between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals, two teams for which playoff hopes seemed grim at certain points in the season, never mind making it to the Series itself. The Giants started out hot early in the season, had a forgettable summer, and

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