I hope the Red Sox lose every game the rest of season, except when Chris Sale pitches, and have no shot at the post season. I hate them, I hate them, I hate them. What a bunch of babies! Are they a professional sports organization or a pre-school? Right now they seem to be the latter, which makes them the highest valued pre-school, at 2.7 billion, in the history of pre-K academia. When I read my friend Rob Bradford’s report that a source told him Dustin Pedroia was not near David Price when the crybaby lefty went after Dennis Eckersley on the team plane, I said, “ENOUGH!” I yelled with the same tone I scream at my kids when they are fighting over something stupid. I believe Rob Bradford, always
The Texas Rangers third baseman was tossed from Wednesday’s 22-10 loss to the Miami Marlins, not for arguing balls and strikes, and certainly not for charging the pitcher’s mound. Instead, Beltre was ejected by second base umpire Gerry Davis when he physically moved the on-deck circle, rather than following instructions to get back in the on-deck circle. The game was already decided at that point, yet Beltre appeared to be in a playful mood.
The clump of teams in contention in the AL hasn't really moved too much. Aside from the Chicago White Sox and probably the Oakland Athletics , everyone else could probably squint their way into thinking they are contenders. OK, so the Detroit Tigers being seven out and having to leapfrog so many teams probably makes us three non-contenders, but seven isn't that huge a gap, you know? In the middle there are still a group of teams that could sell veteran pieces in front of the trade deadline, but also might have to wait until the last minute. Hell, some might even morph from assumed sellers into buyers. Let's take a look: OK, so they are eight games under .500 and seemingly a broken team. But