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Jacoby Ellsbury isn't flinching. And neither is his agent. More Red Sox Closing Time: Red Sox use small ball to pull out 4-2 win over Athletics Ben Cherington on Matt Thornton trade: ‘We found the one that we liked’ Nearing the end of the bridge? Red Sox are nearing realization of a longstanding ...
impressive to be able to switch-hit that late in life and then get to Philadelphia, spin on balls with power, play small ball from both sides of the plate. He's really developed his game." It was after Victorino was sent back down to Double-A
able to exploit the matchups offensively. With the playoffs approaching there will be a lot of different lineups, so small ball is pretty good. In the playoffs you have to have versatile lineups. The more flexible you are in your rotation the more
Only it wasn’t, thanks to a rally instigated by Marco Scutaro ’s ninth-inning leadoff double, followed by the small ball contributions of Jacoby Ellsbury (sac bunt) and Dustin Pedroia (sac fly). It marked the 14th time that the Sox have hung a blown save on Rivera
had just left, Ortiz was still committed to the hitting philosophy of Minnesota, which emphasized fundamentally sound small ball . That being the case, in a sense, Feb. 27, 2003, would represent the beginning of the man known as Big Papi . “It was my very
over 55 percent. To start the second half, Brad Stevens went small, substituting Smart for Jared Sullinger. The small - ball line-up seemed to work, as the Celtics quickly jumped out to a twelve point lead. Crowder did an excellent job of defending
a 103-94 victory. In final stretch, the C’s small - ball line up outscored the Pacers 17-4. The Celtics were ..... Pacers took an 90-86 lead, Brad Stevens went with a small - ball line up of Amir Johnson, Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart
start the second half, Celtics coach Brad Stevens played small ball , subbing Marcus Smart in for the struggling Kelly Olynyk ..... figures. Perhaps due to the aggressive defense of the small - ball lineup, the Celtics also found themselves in foul trouble late
t really work, as the Pelicans ended the frame on a 10-6 run, but it was still cool to see a glimpse of an anti- Small ball Line up. STAT OF THE NIGHT Jared Sullinger had 20 rebounds while Anthony Davis only had 6. Huge game for Sully. AT OF THE
the room and he brought to myself, and Mike Kensil was actually sitting to my left, and said, ‘We are playing with a small ball .’ That was my first knowledge of the situation. “So immediately as Ryan stepped out of the room, I turned to