I had something all typed up on the Nathan Eovaldi revenge game, but then the Yankees scored three runs in the seventh inning last night. The American League East clinch party has therefore been rescheduled. (Hopefully to tonight). Now to the links.
Jackie Bradley Jr. has always been a guy who can go on a run offensively. He’s in the middle of one of those right now. (Sean Penney; BoSox Injection)
But of course it is JBJ’s super natural defensive senses that make him a star. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)
Someone besides J.D. Martinez has to start hitting some home runs. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe)
Sean McAdam points out the potential loss of the ace pitching duel in an era of starting pitching experimentation. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)
Baseball cards are windows into the sport’s history. Today’s view is of the 1978 pennant race ... which didn’t turn out so great for the Sox. (Bruce Markusen; Hardball Times)