Tag Archives: Adrian Gonzalez

Robinson Cano and dad are not the only father-son duo across MLB

2011 State Farm Home Run Derby

In honor of Father’s Day having just passed on Sunday, this article will take a look at notable active players around Major League Baseball whose fathers have also played in the majors at some point. Unlike his son, Jose Cano did not have much time in the spotlight and certainly did not put up superstar numbers ...

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Sox/Dodgers blockbuster doesn’t change a thing in the AL East


We have seen in the past how one or two moves can change the landscape of the AL East. In 2009 it was the free agent signings of Mark Teixiera, CC Sabathia, and A.J. Burnett that launched the Yankees to the World Series. Last year Boston's acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez had everyone believing the balance ...

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Red Sox agree to ship Beckett, Crawford, and A-Gon to the Dodgers

The Red Sox and Dodgers have agreed upon a mega deal that will send Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, and Carl Crawford to the Dodgers as part of a nine-player deal and are waiting for approval from Beckett and Crawford to make it official, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Aside from Crawford, A-Gon, and Beckett, ...

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Is it 2010 all over again for the Red Sox?

Superstardom. Jacoby Ellsbury had always been an elite steals maven, once swiping 50 bags and 70 bags in back-to-back seasons. He’d regularly hit around .300, and has a .299/.354/.450 batting line. He was roughly league average with the bat, though from 2008-2009, this before accumulating 9.4 wins for the Red Sox and clocking in at ...

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MLB All-Star Game: What My Ballot Looks Like

Based on early voting it seems like it could the Yankees vs. the NL All-Stars. Yankees fans vote and vote often it seems like. The bottom line though is that the All-Star voting is more of a popularity contest than a true telling of who the best players are. So I decided to take my ballot ...

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Rumors: With A-Gon in Boston Yankees Renew Focus on Lefties

Via Joel Sherman of the NY Post: With [Adrian Gonzalez] in AL East, Yankees even more motivated to find LH reliever to team with [Boone Logan] since [Damaso Marte] is out for year. The Yankees have already identified a lefty reliever as a priority this winter and naturally getting A-Gon has renewed this desire. ...

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Red Sox-Adrian Gonzalez Trade Back On, Werth to the Nationals

Update: The Red Sox-Padres trade for Adrian Gonzalez is back on according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. It's the original deal. They have not reach an agreement on a contract, at least not announced one. Heyman reports that the eventual extension will be a seven-year $161 million deal. The reason they would wait to announce ...

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Checking in on the Red Sox


So the Red Sox have signed both John Lackey and Mike Cameron.  In general, I think Lackey is a good pickup (although I think he would have been even better for the Mets, but they're apparently more interested in overpaying Jason Bay).  The Sox gave Lackey fair market value and as a mid-rotation starter, he ...

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