Steve Pearce Stole Rich Hill’s Thunder

There is an enormous difference between a 3-1 lead and a 2-2 tie, even though the journey to get there … More

Terry Francona’s Managerial Tree Is on Full Display, and Still Growing

Alex Cora’s Boston Red Sox and Dave Roberts’s Los Angeles Dodgers are currently playing each other in the World Series. … More

Red Sox vs. Dodgers Is a World Series 102 Years in the Making

After a shaky start in Game 1, the Boston Red Sox took care of business against the Houston Astros in … More

The Marathon Is Over, and So Begins the Sprint

After 162 games (or 163 games for the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Colorado Rockies, and Los Angeles Dodgers), the 2018 … More

Washington’s National Disappointment

This spring was a chaotic time in my life, and I did not get to write–in this space or on … More

It’s Fun when the Red Sox are This Good

I went into this past weekend’s series between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees with managed expectations. Yes, … More

Life after Never: The 2017 Chicago Cubs

It had been over a century since the Chicago Cubs last won the World Series, and their last National League … More