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Oct 11, 2017

Brad Ausmus on New York Mets’ radar as managerial search continues

With the Terry Collins era in the rearview mirror, the New York Mets are reaching out to other managerial candidates. Many names have been floated out, from former players such as Alex Cora and Robin Ventura, to former bench coaches in Bob Geren and Chip Hale. Even hitting coach Kevin Long is under consideration. Brad Ausmus is […] The post Brad Ausmus on New York Mets’ radar as managerial search continues appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 8, 2017

Boston Red Sox: David Price has finally arrived in the playoffs

When the Boston Red Sox signed David Price before the 2016 season they knew who he was. The left-hander is one of the best pitchers in the game, but his track record in the playoffs isn’t pretty. That’s always been something that many have regarded as nothing more than a coincidence though. Then again, others have seen […] The post Boston Red Sox: David Price has finally arrived in the playoffs appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 8, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez backs up his talk with big game

Hanley Ramirez told the fans to get loud. He wanted them to be behind the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. With them down 2-0 in a best-of-five series though, it’s easy to see why the fans weren’t too excited. That changed on Sunday though. Boston needed someone to step up big time on offense, and Hanley Ramirez […] The post Boston Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez backs up his talk with big game appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 8, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers still setting marks in postseason

The Boston Red Sox came into Sunday with their backs against the wall. They’re down 2-0 in a best-of-five series. Not only that, but the Houston Astros absolutely dominated the first two games. With the Red Sox down early again, they needed someone to make the big hit, and it happened to be their youngest player. With the […] The post Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers still setting marks in postseason appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 8, 2017

David Wright undergoes back surgery, remains hopeful for 2018 return with New York Mets

If 2017 proved anything, it’s that injuries can sabotage even the most promising of seasons. Such was the case with the New York Mets in 2017. The team sustained injuries to several star players and most of their starting rotation as they sputtered to a 70-92 record. No player understands the frustration of injuries more […] The post David Wright undergoes back surgery, remains hopeful for 2018 return with New York Mets appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 8, 2017

New York Mets overhaul coaching staff after dismal 2017 season

The New York Mets limped to the end of a bleak season with a shutout loss to the Philadelphia Phillies last Sunday. That 11-0 defeat gave the Mets a 72-90 record and a fourth place finish in the NL East. In a season besieged by injuries and underachieving performances, change seemed inevitable. Those changes arrived […] The post New York Mets overhaul coaching staff after dismal 2017 season appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 7, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Christian Vazquez has strong postseason debut

When it comes to the Boston Red Sox future, 2017 may be remembered as the year Christian Vazquez established himself as the franchise catcher. His defense was always elite. Meanwhile, his game-calling and pitch framing were top-tier as well. It was the breakout performance at the plate that pushed him to a new level though. Due to […] The post Boston Red Sox: Christian Vazquez has strong postseason debut appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 7, 2017

Boston Red Sox: David Price dominates in wasted bullpen effort

The Boston Red Sox once again didn’t bring of a fight on Friday. They’re now down 2-0 in a best-of-five ALDS against the Houston Astros. Although it’s hard to find positives, that doesn’t mean none exist. One of those positives happens to be David Price. The pitcher has well documented postseason struggles, but looked lights out for […] The post Boston Red Sox: David Price dominates in wasted bullpen effort appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 6, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez brings some life to the lineup

The Boston Red Sox lost Eduardo Nunez after just one at-bat in the first game of the ALDS. While that’s clearly bad news, Hanley Ramirez tried to soften the blow by showing just how good he can be. Although his efforts didn’t lead to a win, having Hanley Ramirez go 2-for-3 with a double is a major […] The post Boston Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez brings some life to the lineup appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 6, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale struggles in first postseason appearance

Chris Sale was dominant for the Boston Red Sox for most of the season. Due to that, it was easy for fans to be excited about his first career postseason appearance. The pitcher struggled for most of the night though, and left with a miserable stat line. Is this a sign of things to come, or just […] The post Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale struggles in first postseason appearance appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 6, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Chris Young added to ALDS roster due to injury

The Boston Red Sox offense suffered a major blow on Thursday when Eduardo Nunez went down with an injury. Due to the severity of the injury, Nunez has been taken off the Red Sox ALDS roster. To replace him, Boston has added outfielder Chris Young. Chris Young was left off the Boston Red Sox ALDS roster due […] The post Boston Red Sox: Chris Young added to ALDS roster due to injury appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 5, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Eduardo Nunez injury spells trouble for offense

The Boston Red Sox didn’t get Eduardo Nunez for long in Game One of the American League Division Series. In his first at-bat of the series, the infielder suffered an injury running to first base. While it’s still unclear what the diagnosis is, this clearly isn’t good news for the Boston offense. One of the lingering questions […] The post Boston Red Sox: Eduardo Nunez injury spells trouble for offense appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 5, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Doug Fister slated for Game Three of ALDS

The Boston Red Sox have officially announced their starter for Game Three of the American League Division Series. Midseason addition Doug Fister gets the nod over Rick Porcello and Eduardo Rodriguez. Doug Fister joined the Boston Red Sox near the end of June. When he entered the rotation, there were mixed expectations. At one point, the right-handed […] The post Boston Red Sox: Doug Fister slated for Game Three of ALDS appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 5, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Eduardo Nunez will be the difference this postseason

Eduardo Nunez appears healthy enough to at least swing the bat. The Boston Red Sox have him in their game one lineup, set as the designated hitter. There’s a lot the free-swinging star can bring to an offense, and he’ll definitely be a difference maker. Eduardo Nunez hasn’t gotten many at-bats with the Boston Red Sox lately. […] The post Boston Red Sox: Eduardo Nunez will be the difference this postseason appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Oct 5, 2017

Boston Red Sox: Deven Marrero brings defense to postseason

The Boston Red Sox finally announced their playoff roster on Thursday morning. There weren’t really many shocking moves though. In fact, the biggest “surprise” might have been the addition of Deven Marrero to the roster. A longer look shows you this makes a lot of sense though. Deven Marrero doesn’t have the numbers of a playoff contributor. […] The post Boston Red Sox: Deven Marrero brings defense to postseason appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.