In the last week, the Red Sox have slowly begin to stir, finally awakened from their winter slumber. They’ve reunited with a back-end starter (Martin Perez), signed a second baseman/super-utility option (Kiké Hernandez) and got an agreement in place with middle-of-the-rotation starter Garrett Richards. These moves make the Red Sox more respectable, though hardly are enough … [Read more...] about MLB Notebook: Counting on comeback seasons from 4 key players not sound Sox planning; A what-if on Hank Aaron
Everything you need to know from the Bruins’ 6-1 win over the Flyers in quickie form, with BSJ insight and analysis: Box Score HEADLINES The new guys might be alright: Whether it be recent additions within the last year — or new blood injected from the organization’s prospect pipeline — plenty of new faces stood out in what was […] The post BSJ Game Report: Bruins 6, Flyers 1 – … [Read more...] about BSJ Game Report: Bruins 6, Flyers 1 – Coyle line, Bergeron decimate Philly in dominant win
About a month ago, we reported that NFL executives were split on whether or not the Lions would trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. Mostly, it depended on who the team hired to be general manager and head coach. Well, now that Brad Holmes is named general manager, and Mr. Knee Caps, Dan Campbell, are aboard in the […] The post NFL Notebook: Matthew Stafford put on trade block – … [Read more...] about NFL Notebook: Matthew Stafford put on trade block – What are Patriots chances vs. competition?
Numerous reports Saturday had the Red Sox coming to terms with right-handed pitcher Garrett Richards on a one-year, $10-million deal with an option for 2022 for the same base salary. Here are three thoughts on the signing: 1. Like most starting pitchers in their 30s, Richards brings risk. Richards has pitched just 60 innings in […] The post McAdam: Three thoughts on Garrett … [Read more...] about McAdam: Three thoughts on Garrett Richards signing with Red Sox
It’s that time of the week again for another chat regarding the state of the Bruins. As always, there’s plenty to talk about — especially with Boston set to return to TD Garden on Thursday night. Send your questions, concerns and observations in now and we’ll be back to answer them on Thursday evening ahead […] The post BSJ Live Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins/NHL – Thursday at 4 … [Read more...] about BSJ Live Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins/NHL – Thursday at 4 p.m.
The Bruins will return to TD Garden for their rematch against the Flyers on Saturday night. Puck drop is set for 7:00 p.m. Follow along for updates from Saturday’s game. WHO: Bruins (2-1-1) vs. Flyers (3-1-1) WHEN: 7:00 p.m. WHERE: TD Garden TV: NESN RADIO: 98.5-FM The Sports Hub LIVE BOX SCORE: NHL.com LINEUPS BOSTON Marchand – Bergeron – DeBrusk Ritchie – Krejci – […] The … [Read more...] about Live Coverage: Flyers at Bruins, 7 p.m. — Grzelcyk out, Clifton in as Boston looks to make it 2 wins in a row
Boston’s snakebit forward corps finally broke through on Thursday night against the Flyers, but that much-needed good fortune didn’t last for long — as Bruce Cassidy‘s club is set to enter Saturday’s rematch against Philly without arguably its top puck mover on the blue line. While Cassidy remained hopeful on Friday that defenseman Matt Grzelcyk wouldn’t have to […] The post … [Read more...] about Bruins Notebook: Grzelcyk taking a beating in early weeks of 2021 season; time running out for Bjork to carve out role
Lots going on in the NFL, as usual, with coaching changes, QB rumors, the conference championship games, Tom Brady, etc. Let’s discuss. Submit your questions via a browser (not the app) and we’ll get going. The post BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL, 2 p.m. Friday appeared first on Boston Sports Journal. … [Read more...] about BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL, 2 p.m. Friday
Editor’s note: This was published on Nov. 4, 2018, the day Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady faced off for the final time when Brady was the Patriots’ QB (Patriots 31, Packers 17). My general opinions have not changed. I’ll provide notes where some things might have changed. ____________________ As most of you know, in the past 13 seasons, I’ve had the great fortune […] The post BSJ … [Read more...] about BSJ Rewind – Bedard: Having covered both Rodgers and Brady, there’s a clear No. 1