Catchers

Breaking Down the Red Sox Catching Situation

I believe it was Billy Madison who said “It takes more than two to tango… or something like that”. Well “something like that” is exactly what the Boston Red Sox have behind the plate going into the 2017 season. Last season the catching situation in Boston was hazy until Sandy Leon emerged More...

Posted On Feb 23, 2017

Who should be the Opening Day Starter for the Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox will head into the 2017 season with a great problem to have, who should be the Opening Day starter? The Red Sox now have a big 3 when it comes to starting pitching, with Chris Sale, David Price, and Rick Porcello. All three pitchers have the credentials to be named Opening Day starter, More...

Posted On Feb 19, 2017
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Top 10 Shortstops For 2017

As of 2015, BHC writers on the staff have been routinely ranking each player at each position in all of Major League Baseball. The list below includes five honorable mentions as well as the top ten shortstops in the game. Their previous year’s ranking appears in parentheses. NR = Not Rated in 2016, More...

Posted On Feb 17, 2017
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The Boston Red Sox Are Built To Withstand A Long Season

Major League Baseball schedules an astounding 162 games per season. That’s double the amount of regular season games that the NBA and NHL schedules. And you’d have to multiply the NFL’s 16-game season by 10 in order to match the MLB’s jaw-droppingly long season. Couple the number More...

Posted On Feb 16, 2017
Red Sox Big Three

Red Sox Pitchers And Catchers Kick Off Highly Anticipated Spring

Today is the day. Down in Ft. Myers at Fenway South the official report date for pitchers and catchers is in the books for the 2017 Boston Red Sox. There is a lot of anticipation in the air for this Boston team after the blockbuster acquisition of Chris Sale this off-season. Sale joins a rotation headlined More...

Posted On Feb 13, 2017

Catchers Breaking Down the Red Sox Catching Situation

I believe it was Billy Madison who said “It takes more than two to tango… or something like..

Who should be the Opening Day Starter for the Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox will head into the 2017 season with a great problem to have, who should be the Opening Day starter? The Red Sox now have a big 3 when...

Top 10 Shortstops For 2017

28bd5b7309f2379ac149ff9a3ed47c6c_crop_north As of 2015, BHC writers on the staff have been routinely ranking each player at each position in all of Major League Baseball. The list below includes five honorable mentions as well...

28bd5b7309f2379ac149ff9a3ed47c6c_crop_north Top 10 Shortstops For 2017

As of 2015, BHC writers on the staff have been routinely ranking each player at each position in..

Atlanta Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips

phillips Glove flips, behind the backs, and between the legs feeds? Brandon Phillips routinely makes plays that children impersonate on the playground. Some might consider him...

Bobby Valentine Expands on Disguise Story at ALS Fundraiser

bobby-valentine-arguing Last week, Michelle Ioannu from Rising Apple published an article giving fans further insight on the infamous night that Bobby Valentine was ejected and returned to...

Sacramento River Cats v. Fresno Grizzlies – Game Notes From June 15, 2016

It was another great night for a baseball game, as the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A affiliate – San Francisco Giants) took on the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A affiliate – Houston Astros). When the Astros were going through...

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: The fans vote

gal-robinson9-jpg For the past month, Baseball Hot Corner has been counting down the Top 300 Moments..

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 1-150 Recap

babe-ruth-02 Babe Ruth sold to the Yankees Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier Hank Aaron passes Babe..

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 10-1

Babe_Ruth_Boston_pitching 10. Roger Maris tops Babe Ruth In 1961, the American League expanded to 10 teams,..

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 20-11

1993 World Series Game Six - Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays 11. Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb The number 4,191 had been so incomprehensible for so..