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Rob Bradford is joined by Red Sox leadoff hitter Brock Holt, who since being inserted into the top spot in the batting order has been among the best leadoff men in baseball. Heading into Tuesday night, no other leadoff hitter has had more hits (77) since May 23, with Holt having played every inning of every game during that stretch.
Nick Cafardo joined the show from the All Star game in Minnesota.
shortstop Joe Foy (1969); Otis had been plucked by the Mets from the Red Sox in the minor league draft (1966) Rafael Palmeiro -- 44.4 WAR with the Rangers after being traded by the Cubs (1988) Graig Nettles -- 44.3 WAR with the Yankees
and Manny Ramirez (a significantly better hitter than Ortiz -- the numbers aren't close) and Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro and Gary Sheffield and all the rest. That includes the players who have "the whiff" of steroids without actual
Bonds did it four times; Babe Ruth , Hank Aaron , Rafael Palmeiro and Andres Galarraga each did it twice; Darrell Evans ..... this one. Three players in history ( Barry Bonds , Rafael Palmeiro and Hank Aaron) have launched at least 78 combined
incomprehensible. Think about it: Willie McCovey, Jim Rice , Mike Schmidt , Don Mattingly , Barry Bonds , Frank Thomas , Rafael Palmeiro , Eddie Murray , George Brett, Albert Pujols , Larry Walker, Dave Winfield , Chipper Jones , Jeff Bagwell
all-time HR list with 548. Today he's 15th, passed by guys like Barry Bonds , Sammy Sosa , Alex Rodriguez , Rafael Palmeiro and Manny Ramirez. What do we do with that? The question Red Sox fans always want to dance around, though
Bonds (36.2%) had significantly stronger first years on the ballot than Mark McGwire (23.5% in 2007) and Rafael Palmeiro (11.0% in 2011), which is I suppose is not a stunner, given where they rank in baseball history and the presumption
Morris, included Tim Raines (52.2 percent), Lee Smith (47.8 percent), Mark McGwire (16.9 percent) and Rafael Palmeiro (8.8 percent). First-time eligible pitcher Curt Schilling, baseball’s all-time modern leader in strikeout-to-walk
deep 44 times this year; just seven other players in major league history ( Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Rafael Palmeiro , Andres Galarraga, Darrell Evans and Hank Sauer ) have hit 40 or more homers at age 36 or later. “Age is a state of mind
more than eight such seasons in a row ( Alex Rodriguez , Miguel Tejada ). Ortiz would also join Rodriguez (12), Frank Thomas (9) and Rafael Palmeiro (9) as the only AL players with nine or more such seasons in their career (since 1950
185 more in 2009. At 580 hits through age 26, he was ahead of 3,000-hit guys like Biggio, Molitor, Boggs and Rafael Palmeiro . A broken foot and a just OK So Far Season later, Pedroia takes at least a step back in the chase for 3,000. The