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The Rays are what we thought they were...not very good.

The Tampa Bay Rays have played 8 games and have played two of the best teams in baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. 478 more words


A 4-Man Rotation? Can It Really Work?

Being a Red Sox fan, I watched all four games this weekend as they played the Rays. I was fascinated with the Rays because they are using a four-man rotation to start the season and relievers are throwing multiple innings. 420 more words

2018 Season


What’s going to happen this season? Every season there are surprises: unexpected breakouts, sudden declines, contenders having terrible seasons, supposedly bad teams making the playoffs…. If I can brag a little, I made some good predictions in the past: I predicted the Chicago White Sox winning their division in 2005 when they were overlooked by the experts; Didi Gregorius’s power breakout when he was written off as ever being a power hitter; J.D. 876 more words

"MLB Central" Ready to Get Loose and Conversational in Its Fourth Season

MLB Central will feature a slightly different lineup in its fourth season on MLB Network. Robert Flores is replacing Matt Vasgersian alongside Mark DeRosa and Lauren Shehadi. 914 more words


Top 10 Fantasy Bold Predictions- 2018

Here we go!

  1. Nicholas Castellanos has a breakout all-around season: Castellanos was a top high school draft bat in 2010 and became one of the best hitting prospects in baseball shooting through the minors into a full-time job at the major league level at just 22 years old.
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JD Martinez Drives in First Run as a Member of the #RedSox.

There's a good chance you'll see more of this in 2018. pic.twitter.com/RAfnR70GMO

— Red Sox (@RedSox) March 8, 2018

After making his Red Sox spring training debut on Wednesday, JD Martinez collected his first hit and first hit as a member of the Red Sox in his first at bat on Thursday.

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Rays Plan on Using Four-Man Rotation all Season

Back in the early days of baseball, it was not uncommon for teams to use a three or four-man starting rotation as pitching depth was at a premium and at the same time for starting pitchers to throw 300 hundred or more innings while making anywhere between 40-45 starts. 330 more words

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