Dan Roche – Sports Blog

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Roche: Time To Appreciate David Ortiz For Slugger He Is

Dan Roche says it’s time to leave David Ortiz alone and appreciate what he’s done.

03/27/2015

Shane Victorino (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Roche: Victorino’s Attitude A Promising Sign For 2015 Turnaround

I think most athletes perform their best when they have a chip on their shoulder and something to prove. It’s human nature.

03/26/2015

Jackie Bradley Jr., Ben Cherington, Northeastern basketball and Claude Julien. (Photos Credit: Getty Images)

Roche: Random Boston Sports Thoughts With March Madness In Full Swing

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche offers some thoughts on Boston sports with March Madness in full swing.

03/21/2015

WBZ-TV's Dan Roche interviews Red Sox manager John Farrell for Sports Final. (WBZ-TV)

John Farrell On Sports Final: No Concerns About Red Sox’ Lack Of Ace

Dan Roche went 1-on-1 with Red Sox manager John Farrell from Fort Myers, Florida for Sunday’s Sports Final on WBZ-TV.

02/23/2015

John Farrell, Pablo Sandoval and Dustin Pedroia. (Farrell/Pedroia photos by Getty Images | Sandoval photo from WBZ-TV)

Roche: 3 Highly Motivated Red Sox

Following a last place finish last season, the Boston Red Sox are a highly motivated bunch as spring training hits full swing down in Florida.

02/22/2015

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Red Sox Pitchers And Catchers Open Spring Training With First Official Workout

It’s still bitter cold in Boston, but spring is in the air down in Florida.

02/21/2015

Members of the Boston Red Sox run springs down in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo from WBZ-TV)

Roche: Spring In Full Swing For Red Sox

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche checks in with a few observations from Red Sox Spring Training!

02/20/2015

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is tackled by Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Roche: Hoping For An All-Time Great Super Bowl

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche passes along a few observations from Arizona.

01/28/2015

David Ortiz and Mookie Betts (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Roche: Patience Still A Part Of Red Sox Plan

Let’s take a look at where the Sox stand as the Winter Meetings end in San Diego, but with still work to be done.

12/11/2014

Jon Lester  tips his cap as he leaves Game 1 of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Roche: Don’t Blame Jon Lester If He Doesn’t Come Back To Boston

With Jon Lester’s decision coming soon, WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche says don’t blame the free agent if his choice is not Boston.

12/09/2014