Designated Hitter: Changing Baseball Forever

Photo Credit: Al Bello / Getty Images Jim Thome. Frank Thomas. Edgar Martinez. Paul Molitor. Chili Davis. David Ortiz. What do these guys have in common? They are all classified as Designated Hitters. When Ron “Boomer” Blomberg stepped up to the plate for the New York Yankees on April 6th, 1973, he changed the course of baseball history, and the trajectory of many baseball stars. … Continue reading Designated Hitter: Changing Baseball Forever

Dombrowski’s Moves Have Lacked Creativity

Photo Credit: Boston Herald We have all seen the uncharacteristically slow offseason set forth by Dave Dombrowski for the Red Sox. Usually when Dave wants something, he gets it. That was made clear when his first offseason here, he wanted a front line pitcher, got David Price. Oh, that rotation didn’t make it past the ALDS? Let’s go get another ace in Chris Sale the … Continue reading Dombrowski’s Moves Have Lacked Creativity