Jake Archer

Jake Archer

Jake is a sports blogger with a passion for baseball and the Red Sox. He loves pitcher's duels, ballpark food and listening to games on the radio. He's got some strong opinions on things like pace-of-play, the DH rule and more. Follow him on Twitter at @jarcher04.

By Jake Archer On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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David Price Struggles In Pawtucket And Then Refuses To Talk To The Media

Wednesday night, David Price was pitching in his second rehab start for the Paw Sox, Boston’s Triple-A affiliate. Things did not go well, at all. Price labored as he threw 89 pitches over 3.2 innings and gave More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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If You Could Build An MLB Lineup, What Would It Look Like?

I’ll be honest, I think about this all the time and I started mulling it over again today before deciding I wanted to actually write it down. I love thinking of imaginary lineups of different types of players More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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David Ortiz Claiming The Yankees Leaked His Failed PED Test Is Annoying

I’ll tell you what, I’ve already had enough of this David Ortiz book tour. He is doing way too much media right now and while I love that he is outspoken and doesn’t hold back, I also hate it because sometimes More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mike Trout Is On A Tear, Even For Him

There is one thing I am 100% sure of when it comes to major league baseball and that is that it is criminal how under marketed Mike Trout is. Maybe it’s that he plays for the Los Angeles Angels who are terrible, More...

By Jake Archer On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Bat Flipping And Retaliation Are Part Of Baseball

The other night the most unlikeable player in baseball, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista, dropped a vicious bat flip on the heads of the Atlanta Braves after taking them deep. The Braves, who seem like More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Who Is The Best Celebrity To Go To A Baseball Game With?

I’ll be honest, the reason I thought of this blog is because I saw the viral video of George W. Bush video bombing the reporter at the Texas Rangers game. When I saw that, I couldn’t help but think how cool More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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It’s Time To Appreciate The Parity In Baseball

There are a lot of things about the modern state of baseball that get picked a part by fans and media alike. One thing that we really need to love and appreciate though, is the level of parity in the big leagues. As More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Jose Altuve Wasn’t Hurt On Sunday, His Shoes Were Just Too Tight!

Only in baseball can something like this happen. There is no other sport in the world that has the kind of weird, quirky injury news that baseball has and I don’t know how to feel about it. In a way, I love that More...

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By Jake Archer On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Things Are So Bad At Third Base For The Red Sox That I’m Talking Myself Into Deven Marrero

I have no clue what it says about this Boston Red Sox season that on May 15th I am writing about how I like Deven Marrero at third base. I just know that whatever it says, it isn’t good and it makes me depressed. More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Buck Showalter Says That Mookie Betts Might Be The Best Player In Baseball

I don’t know exactly what to make of this yet, because Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter seems to love needling the Boston Red Sox, not praising them. Maybe he wants to cool the tension between the two More...

By Jake Archer On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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David Ortiz Rips Into Bobby Valentine In His New Book and It Makes Everyone Look Bad

David Ortiz is releasing a new book called “Papi: My Story” on May 16th and an excerpt was just released detailing what Ortiz and his Red Sox teammates thought of former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine. More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Why Does It Matter That The Red Sox Almost Signed Eric Thames?

Yesterday, before the Boston Red Sox started up a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers, a story came out about how the team “almost” added breakout Brewers slugger Eric Thames in the offseason to replace More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Red Sox Fans Who Wish The Team Still Had Travis Shaw Are Being Short Sighted

Throughout the beginning of this season, third base has been a pretty big problem for the Boston Red Sox. The organization traded away Travis Shaw in the offseason, and pretty much just handed the job back to Pablo More...

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By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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The Top 5 Yankees Players That I Can’t Stand

Well, New York Yankees great Derek Jeter is getting his number retired and his Monument Park plaque unveiled at Yankee Stadium on Sunday so of course the internet needs to devote the whole week to the guy. As More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Even When Chris Sale Is Off, He’s On

This may sound nuts, but yesterday in the first few innings you could tell that Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale didn’t have his “A” game. I know, he had five strikeouts through the first two innings, but More...








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