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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

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

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

In their own kingdom: Royals win World Series

Courtesy of kansascity.com Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Alex Gordon, the Kansas City Royals’ Gold Glove left fielder, on Oct. 29, 2014, was stranded at third base in the bottom of the ninth, giving the San Francisco Giants the World Series win. The Royals entered 2015 not wanting to come so close to complete victory

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