Tuesday, July 28, 2015
|Before Tonight's Game At Fenway (FenwayNation Photo)|
Monday, July 27, 2015
The US Olympic Committee today pulled their support for Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Millions of commuters in the Greater Boston area gave out a collective sigh of relief—as now we'll only need to contend with normal gridlock. The bid never really got traction from the public—which was apparently part of the reason that the bid was pulled.
|Carrasco (L); Quintana (R)|
Sunday, July 26, 2015
|Margot (L); Hamels (R)|
Saturday, July 25, 2015
|Alex Wilson While In Carmine Hose|
The Laser Show is back on the 15-day disabled list with the same hamstring injury that landed him there originally. Pedroia refused a rehab assignment to the minor leagues, which—in retrospect—may have been the more prudent route. Said Manager John Farrell, "I don't have the exact time frame. We felt like a three-week shut-down period was going to suffice, but I can't say it is going to be an additional three weeks. I don't have that time frame right now." So, Boston will have to contend with his loss over the next few weeks—along with a likely rehab stint (no matter what he wants).
Friday, July 24, 2015
|Hanley At Work|
could enhance his trade value at next Friday's trade deadline. However, it's unclear whether contending teams will view this as a mere "blip" or a sign that Napoli has finally figured things out. As a free agent at the end of the year, there is no chance Boston will re-sign the first-baseman—who will turn 34 in October. While he likely won't bring back a big haul of prospects, the quality of that return package has definitely been enhanced by his recent play. Stay tuned!