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The usual suspects had the day off so the hosts of The Real Post Game Show stepped to talk about the Pats. Logan Mankins and Ryan Mallett were both traded and Miami is 6 days away.
The boys talk about the Red Sox making the Castillo signing and what that will mean going forward as far as other moves. Will we FINALLY see Stanton come to Boston? The guys also discuss Pedro and David Ortiz, and foreign players coming to play for the Sox.
the bottom of the same inning, he got a tremendous jump on a liner towards the gap in left-center off the bat of leadoff hitter Grady Sizemore and made a gorgeous sliding catch. It was the type of offense and defense that the Red Sox have struggled
of life as an aspiring full-time major leaguer, why would so many jump to so many conclusions regarding what the leadoff hitter can deliver for the upcoming season? Here's one answer: The last time Sizemore was this healthy was (wait for it
camp. But the fact that Sizemore has remained healthy and playing complicates the dynamic. This is a much-needed leadoff hitter who, when previously healthy, has played at an All-Star level. So there was some thought that if there were no
dynamic Dyrek had presented, there was little they could counter with. Couple that with the familiarity the longtime leadoff hitter had with not only Red Sox manager John Farrell (who was the first in the Indians' organization to interact with Sizemore after he had
York, but it can't be discounted that this is player who possesses a unique skill set. He is a tried and true leadoff hitter , the likes of which can be difficult to uncover on many major league rosters. The Red Sox have said they prioritize
strike zone suggesting a player who profiles as a leadoff hitter — something the Red Sox will need going forward if ..... and a case can be made that the identity of the leadoff hitter is in a similar place. Betts right now might be the
the game under control,” manager John Farrell said after the game . “There were a number of innings where the leadoff hitter would get on base, threw walks to lead some innings off, but I thought he threw the ball downhill well, kept the
Ranaudo] did a good job keeping the game under control,” Farrell said. “There were a number of innings where the leadoff hitter would get on base and found a way to navigate through three walks to lead some innings off. He threw the ball down hill
outfield also impacts the playing time of super-utility man Brock Holt . Farrell is not concerned about getting his leadoff hitter time in the lineup. “ Brock is going to be available to play center field against some left-handers,” Farrell said
fun catch for me, yeah.” Also helping bring a smile to Holt’ s face was another two-hit night, putting the leadoff hitter ’ s average at .328. “He’ s done such a great job,” said Red Sox manager John Farrell of Holt. “His instincts