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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 NYTimes.com) 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

Red Sox: A Poor Ending

(Photo Courtesy of WCVB.com) Nicholas DeBella Connector Staff Following the 2018 season, many New England fans expected a strong follow-up season after ending with a 103-59 record and a World Series win. With very few changes to the roster during the offseason, many thought the dominant team would remain in unison after only losing Craig

Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Mookie Betts and the Sox have been struggling since spring training. (Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Nick DeBella Connector Contributor The historic Boston Red Sox, who ended the 2018 season with a 103-59 win/loss record and a World Series title, would enter the new season with high expectations surrounding the young and aggressive roster.

Spinners open 2016 season with fanfare and 1-0 win

Spinners left fielder Tyler Hill is tagged out at the plate by Vermont catcher Carson Blair. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff Spinners baseball is back in Lowell and the fans loved every minute of opening day “Spinnertainment,” as the local favorites for the 2016 New York-Penn League crown got underway last night

Why I love sports

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz brought the fans of Fenway to their feet after a passionate speech in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo courtesy of The Wire) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor I’m often asked why sports float my boat, but the answer isn’t so simple. Being from the Boston area it

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