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 Monday, June 19th, 2017
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MLB Announces “Players Weekend” And I’m ALL In On It

Major League Baseball announced yesterday that they would be doing something called “Players Weekend” on August 25th through the 27th. The event was negotiated between the league and the players association More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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If Zack Cozart Makes The All Star Team, Joey Votto Will Buy Him A Donkey

Well, his is one of the weirder, more awesome stories of the baseball season thus far. Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart is having a breakout year so far and his teammate, Joey Votto apparently promised to More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Yasiel Puig Flips Off Indians Fans After Blasting Home Run

There are just some players in professional sports that can do anything and you won’t be that surprised at all. Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers is certainly one of those players. So when I heard that he More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Who Is Hunter Greene?

Yesterday was the first and second rounds of the 2017 MLB Draft and there is one player in particular who stands out above all of the other budding young stars. That player’s name is Hunter Greene and he is going More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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The Wave Is The Worst Thing In Sports

On Saturday night I was at Fenway Park to watch Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox take on Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers. It was an awesome night and a pretty fun game as the Sox won 11-3. But one thing More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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There Are Too Many Red Sox Fans Who Want To Miserable

By now we all know what happened with Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price last night at Yankee Stadium. To sum it up, he lost his mind and freaked out on a few media members, mainly Evan Drellich of Comcast Sports More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Manny Machado Gets Spiked By Andrew McCutchen And I’m Sure Orioles Fans Think It Was A Clean Play

Last night, Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado got spiked in the wrist by Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen’s cleat as McCutchen slid into third base. As many of us know, Machado was the More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Max Scherzer Is A Crazy Person On The Mound And I Couldn’t Love It Any More

Last night, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer went out and struck out 14 batters over seven innings while giving up only one run on three hits in a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. He actually struck out the More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Mike Schmidt Doesn’t Think Odubel Herrera Can Be A Franchise Player

Hall of Fame third baseman and Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt had an interesting take on current Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera in a radio interview today. Schmidt said that he doesn’t believe More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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One American League GM Thinks Bryce Harper Will Fetch More Than $400 Million As A Free Agent

Just in the past couple of days we’ve had a lot more Bryce Harper free agency talk. First we heard from the legend Peter Gammons who said that Harper “really would prefer to play for the Chicago Cubs.” Now More...

By Jake Archer On Monday, June 5th, 2017
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Which Contenders Are For Real and Which Are Not?

So last week I had a blog about the worst teams in baseball right now and whether or not I thought they were doomed. This week I want to look at the top of the standings and judge the best teams on whether or not More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Which Teams Should Be Hitting The Panic Button In Early June?

So I just took a look at the standings to get a gauge on what’s going on around the majors. I had a pretty loose idea of who was doing well and who wasn’t, but I had no idea what the actual standings looked More...

By Jake Archer On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Early All-Star Lineups For The National League

The first results for MLB All-Star balloting were just announced today and after taking a look at them, they don’t look as awful as the past two years were. There are a few holes though so I wanted to correct More...

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By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Mike Trout Is Out And That’s Depressing

I’ll admit it; I don’t stay up and watch Los Angeles Angels games on a regular basis. I don’t see Mike Trout play outside of the occasional highlight packages or Twitter posts all that much. But Mike Trout More...

By Jake Archer On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Early All-Star Lineups For The American League

The first results for MLB All Star balloting were just announced today and after taking a look at them, they don’t look as awful as the past two years were. There are a few holes though so I wanted to correct More...








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