cal ripken

September 27, 2013 - 8:07 pm
BALTIMORE -- Thirty and a hundred. They are landmark numbers in defining the season-long performance of a slugger. Yes, the focus on 30 homers and 100 RBI obscures other very important indicators of a player's offensive contributions, but nonetheless, those two statistics alone offer a powerful...
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Mike Petraglia
May 02, 2012 - 3:02 pm
The moment of truth finally arrived Wednesday for 23-year-old Will Middlebrooks . The fifth round pick of the Red Sox in the 2007 entry draft was slotted into his first big league lineup as he batted eighth and played third base after Kevin Youkilis was placed on the disabled list earlier in the...
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April 11, 2012 - 8:40 am
ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni to discuss Ozzie Guillen , the dynamics inside the Red Sox clubhouse and the relationship that exists between the Red Sox and Terry Francona , among other things. Having worked with Francona throughout spring training and the early juncture of...
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Mike Petraglia
January 22, 2012 - 6:02 am
FOXBORO -- Mother Nature has cleared her slate while the Gillette Stadium crews have cleared the several inches of snow that fell between Thursday and Saturday, and the stage is set for the Ravens and Patriots to battle for the first ticket to Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. Partly cloudy skies...
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January 25, 2011 - 9:01 am
Wade Boggs and Cal Ripken added to their Hall of Fame resumes. The two players, whose careers landed them spots in Cooperstown, were elected to the International League Hall of Fame for their excellence while in Triple-A. Boggs spent both 1980 and 1981 in Pawtucket, where he hit .322 with a .418...
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Mike Petraglia
October 29, 2010 - 7:31 am
FOXBORO -- In one of his most animated and colorful media briefings of the season, Bill Belichick turned the tables on reporters, asking questions ranging from Halloween costumes and candy to what reporters would feel like if they were constantly asked when they would return to work if they weren't...
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