Ted Williams ran headlong into conformist baseball culture and became an early casualty in the Players With Personality vs. Fun Police battle that still rages today.
Chris Sale has been good enough to win the Cy Young award nearly every season, so why hasn’t he snagged one?
Last season, the Dodgers lost the World Series in the early days of November. They lost after drawing the series out to its full seven games, wringing every ounce of drama and emotion they could out of it — so much so that the defining seventh game was itself anemic, drained of any real conflict….
Don’t think about the last time you attended a funeral in Pittsburgh. Don’t think about your great aunt’s funeral on one of those cold gray days the city specializes in. A city with less sunshine than Seattle; a city clouded in funereal gray. Your sister stands next to you, and your shoes sink in the…
Dave Dombrowski did what Dave Dombrowski does, and the Red Sox are champions again.
Two pitchers had a chance to change narratives. One did.