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Dan Roche – Sports Blog

15-year-old Kaz Grala of Westborough is speeding his way towards stardom on the racetrack.

At Just 15, Westborough’s Kaz Grala A Rising Star In MotorSports

Kaz Grala may only be 15 years old is going places, and fast.

WBZ-TV–02/07/2014

Red Sox DH David Ortiz reacts after hitting a game-tying grand slam in Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Ortiz’s Comments Nothing New, And No Big Deal

Dan Roche has heard David Ortiz ask for a new contract before, and expects the Sox slugger to continue to do so. His advice? Ignore it.

01/28/2014

NESN Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy

Roche: Jerry Remy Deserves Chance To Return To NESN Broadcast Booth

As the days dwindle down for when Sox pitchers and catchers report to The Fort, here are a few thoughts on Jerry Remy returning to the NESN broadcast booth for Red Sox games.

01/28/2014

Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Roche: Checking In From Denver

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche checks in from Denver.

01/15/2014

Baseball Hall of Fame  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Roche: If I Had A Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote …

It’s been sad to watch the past month or so as the baseball writers try to figure out which players to enshrine in the Hall of Fame.

01/08/2014

Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after fouling a pitch off his right foot against the Baltimore Orioles. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Johnny Damon, Part II

Dan Roche says he didn’t fault Damon for going to the Yankees and he won’t fault Jacoby Ellsbury.

12/03/2013

A. J. Pierynski (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Roche: Why The A.J. Pierzynski Signing Makes Sense For Red Sox

With the news that the Red Sox have agreed to terms with free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski, here are a few thoughts from Dan Roche.

12/03/2013

Will Middlebrooks (Photo by Rob

Roche: Don’t Give Up On Will Middlebrooks And Other Offseason Red Sox Thoughts

Some offseason thoughts as we turn our attention to the Hot Stove season as Ben Cherington begins to shape the 2014 Boston Red Sox.

11/12/2013

WBZ-TV's Dan Roche talks to John Farrell on Sports Final. (WBZ-TV)

Red Sox Manager John Farrell On WBZ-TV’s Sports Final

Red Sox manager John Farrell stopped by to chat with Dan Roche on WBZ-TV’s Sports Final.

11/11/2013

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after winning Game 5 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Roche: Taking Time To Appreciate The Red Sox

With the Red Sox one win away from a World Series Championship, Dan Roche looks back on how they got here.

10/30/2013