Will Hyland

Will Hyland

Will Hyland is a proud Mainer with a strong passion for the game of baseball. He is a sophomore at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire, where he does play-by-play for the Chargers baseball and hockey teams. Other work can be found at Boston's TitleTownTalk and the Bangor Daily News. Follow him on twitter @willhyland.

By Will Hyland On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Is Baseball In Decline?

Major League Baseball has been deemed “America’s Game” for over a century, but in recent decades it has attempted to reach a further global market. Though the league has an extremely high population of foreign More...

David Price
By Will Hyland On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Is David Price A Strong Long-Term Match?

We all know the Christmas cartoon ‘The Year Without a Santa Claus,” but do you recall “The Year Without An Ace?” Well before Tuesday, that was about to be the Boston Red Sox, again. But More...

Tim Lincecum
By Will Hyland On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Top 5 Free Agents Red Sox Should Pursue

Current free agent Tim Lincecum could end up being a Boston Red Sox target if the San Francisco Giants do not pursue him. After three last place finishes in four years, the Boston Red Sox actually need a change. More...

Jose Bautista Bat Flip
By Will Hyland On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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A Neutral Opinion Of Jose Bautista’s Bat Flip

Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays, admires his go-ahed home run by flipping his bat during his team’s 6-3 series-clinching win over the Texas Rangers. Photo courtesy of Sportsnet. Now for some reason, More...

By Will Hyland On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Three Years Later: Revisiting the Red Sox/Dodgers Trade

Beckett, Gonzalez, and Crawford were supposed to be Red Sox mainstays in 2012. Instead, they were sent packing three years ago. In the fall of 2011, the Boston Red Sox hired Ben Cherington to be their new general More...

John Farrell
By Will Hyland On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Red Sox Manager John Farrell Out With Lymphoma

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is out indefinitely after announcing today that he has Stage One Lymphoma. There are certain cases in professional sports that take priority and go beyond what happens on the More...

David Price
By Will Hyland On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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A Non-Biased Look At The Toronto Blue Jays’ Playoff Chances

Aug 8, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price (14) pitches in the second inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports Before More...

Tyson Ross
By Will Hyland On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Red Sox Among Losers At Trade Deadline

Tyson Ross #38 of the San Diego Padres pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park April 2, 2014 in San Diego, California. Ross was among interest for the Boston More...

By Will Hyland On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Home Run Shootout Decides Eastern League All-Star Classic

The Eastern League All-Star Classic was decided in dramatic fashion, as a home run shootout was used instead of extra innings. The East Division squad, pictured above, celebrates their win. PORTLAND, M.E. – More...

Ronald Belisario
By Will Hyland On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Boston Red Sox Sign RHP Ronald Belisario

The Boston Red Sox signed former Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario Sunday in order to improve their bullpen. After a disappointing weekend against the New York Yankees that resulted in a 2-1 series defeat, More...

By Will Hyland On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Should Alejandro De Aza Start Over Hanley Ramirez?

Alejandro De Aza has been a bright spot for the Boston Red Sox since joining the team in early June. Last July, when the Boston Red Sox acquired Yoenis Cespedes in a trade with the Oakland Athletics involving More...

By Will Hyland On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Can The Red Sox Season Be Salvaged?

Boston Red Sox’s, from the left, Dustin Pedroia (15), David Ortiz (34), Hanley Ramirez (13), Pablo Sandoval (48), and Mike Napoli (12), stand together during the playing of the national anthem before the start More...

By Will Hyland On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Why Is College Baseball So Unpopular In America?

TD Ameritrade Park, in Omaha, Nebraska, is the site of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Texas Christian, Vanderbilt, Virginia, and Florida are the remaining teams. Before I tackle this question, one that More...

By Will Hyland On Sunday, May 31st, 2015
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Maine’s Claim To Baseball Lore

Though the exact location of the 1872 game is unknown, this diamond is baseball’s current home in Belfast today. In the heart of Maine’s coast lies an industrial-turned-tourist city with a rich baseball More...

Yoan Moncada
By Will Hyland On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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The First Professional Week for Yoan Moncada

On Monday, Boston Red Sox prospect Yoan Moncada began his much anticipated professional baseball career. For the first time since being acquired in February, the 19-year old Cuban defect made his  debut for the More...








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