The Loyal Bostonian and avid Boston sports fan Andrew Alpert @AndrewFTWAlpert are back at it again to bring to you Episode 2 of The Loyal Bostonian Podcast.
Rick Porcello Pitching With Confidence
Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello has come a long way from his first year with Boston.
How The Steroid Era Arguably Helped Baseball
On August 7th, at 11:00 am. it was announced that the Yankees would release Alex Rodriguez after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 12th. The retirement of the .295 lifetime avg, 696 home run hitting, and .930 career OPS, Rodriguez, will be a closing chapter of one of baseball’s darkest times. That being the steroid era.
Update On Red Sox Top Prospect: Yoan Moncada
While the Red Sox have been struggling as of late going 3-7 over the last ten, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss something much more positive, and that is the organization’s top prospect, Yoan Moncada.
Red Sox Still In Need For Another Starting Pitcher
The Red Sox have lost 5 out of the last 6 games and went 4-5 in their last big homestand of the season. Now, they are about to go on a daunting 11-game West Coast road trip. Is this a safe time to say that we should be a little concerned still with our pitching? I think so. Should Dave Dombrowski retract his statement that the team isn’t looking to add another significant piece? Probably.
Andrew Benintendi Call-Up May Be Sooner Rather Than Later
Boston Red Sox valuable prospect Andrew Benintendi could be getting geared up for a potential big league promotion this year. The 9th ranked MLB prospect, according to Baseball America, has made the switch from center field to left on Friday.
Too Soon To Draw Conclusions From Drew Pomeranz’s Debut
There were two types of people on July 14th. People who loved the Drew Pomeranz trade for Anderson Espinoza, and people who hated it. Regardless, there was much anticipation for Pomeranz’s first start for the Red Sox this past Wednesday. Continue reading
Danny O’Connor’s Comeback Story
Ever since Danny O’Connor was a kid growing up in Framingham, Massachusetts he was very involved with the sport of boxing. It has been his passion, his life, and now he has a chance to fight for a special cause close to his heart.
Red Sox First Half Holes and Issues
I know there are many great things to talk about in terms of the Red Sox’s performance during the first half, but I’m going to talk about the weaknesses that the team needs to focus on improving in the second half. If they fix some key issues and continue doing the things they are doing well, we could be very happy come playoff time. But, the issues are not small.
Jose Vinicio: Work Hard And Be Humble
Twenty-two year old Red Sox prospect Jose Vinicio will be one of the first people to tell you that hard work and determination can go a very long way. In the matter of a year, we have seen the middle infielder jump from A+ ball all the way to Triple-A; this progress can be credited to his fielding, speed, and versatility of playing both shortstop and second base.