Peter Gammons: The Good in the Game

There are places I remember All my life, though some have changed Some forever, some for better Some have gone, and some remain All these places have their moments In my life, I’ve loved them all. -Lennon/McCartney They are two of the greatest people I have ever had the privilege of covering, of knowing, and so […]

The Unsung Hero Craig Breslow

As Koji Uehara and his 34 straight batters retired reaches the point of absurdity among the game’s closers, the Red Sox’ unsung hero has been Uehara’s setup man, Craig Breslow. He was acquired from Arizona at the 2012 deadline for Matt Albers, has had a 2.20 earned run average since. In a bullpen that has […]

Coffee and Clippings: Dodgers Execs Build for Postseason

Bill Plaschke (@BillPlaschke) from the LA Times breaks down the Dodgers executives and how they have built for the postseason… “Once you get to postseason, nothing goes true to form,” said Colletti. “We have tried to add guys that give us a safety net.” It starts with starting pitching. The Dodgers have what appears to […]