If they continue to mash and rake like this, the Boston Red Sox need a catchy nickname like “Bronx Bombers.”
A detailed daily rundown for the results of Thursday, notably the Angels putting it to the Royals behind Shohei Ohtani and friends, and Joe Mauer collecting a special trophy from a big milestone.
If you missed the day in baseball, read this, and then you can say you didn’t miss a thing.
Daniel Murphy is out for Opening Day, the Angels have faith in Shohei Ohtani, and the Pirates get a new Bae.
The first rule of tampering is never talk about another team’s player coming to yours: A lesson Aaron Judge of the Yankees now understands after MLB admonished him for “encouraging” Manny Machado to leave the Orioles.
Mike Moustakas still hasn’t found a team, and Brian Dozier is making plans to hit the market after the 2018 season.
Jake Arrieta remains on the free-agent market, and a surprise team is “monitoring” his status.
Pittsburgh hasn’t done much, Jake Arrieta and the Phillies are talking, and Madison Bumgarner is ready for a big payday.
Russell Wilson was traded to the Yankees, Tim Lincecum is making another comeback, and it might be 1995 all over again.