Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.
They’re starting to fire up the sausage stands on Yawkey Way, which means it’s time to preview the Red Sox and the rest of the AL East.
It’s a few weeks later than he’s used to, but Red Sox lefty Jon Lester got his first spring start out of the way on Monday.
Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.
Dan Shaughnessy joins Gresh & Zo to preview the ALCS matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, October 7.
Dan Roche’s thoughts from a 12-2 Red Sox victory in Game 1 of the ALDS.
In sports, “should have” rarely means much, and Rays rookie Wil Myers learned that the hard way on Friday afternoon at Fenway Park.
A stressful afternoon turned into a laugher for Red Sox fans in their first glimpse of playoff baseball in Boston since 2009.