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Who do you like more: Santa Claus or John Farrell? Well the results are in, and apparently more Massachusetts voters would choose the Sox skipper over jolly old St. Nick.
Every so often, Public Policy Polling, the company that does the approval rating polls for major political races, releases results for polls that are a bit more whimsical than politics. On Friday, Public Policy Polling tweeted:
John Farrell has a 1% disapproval rating with Massachusetts voters. Pretty sure that's a first for anyone in our polling— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) May 3, 2013
And followed it with this:
To put John Farrell's 1% disapproval in context- George Washington's is 3%, Mother Theresa's 5%, Gandhi's 9%, Santa's 13%— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) May 3, 2013
As this NESN article put it, “In the grand scheme of things, this means absolutely nothing, except that John Farrell is doing a heck of a job as Red Sox manager.” If anything, it shows how Red Sox fans are r...
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In the grand scheme of things, this means absolutely nothing, except that John Farrell is doing a heck of a job as Red Sox manager.
Every so often, Public Policy Polling — a U.S. polling firm mostly known for putting out polls on key political races — releases some results that are fun for sports fans to take a look at. On Friday, the company tweeted that Farrell received a 1...
Your browser does not support iframes.A huge sigh of relief swept over Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera on Sunday after walloping his first home run of the season. The solo blast also marked his first home run in a Toronto uniform.As you might imagine, Cabrera was pretty excited about the feat. The blast essentially removed a huge proverbial monkey off of his back. However, the...
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera finally hit his first home run as a member of the Blue Jays. It took the “Melkman” 32 games in his new digs to finally dial long distance. As Cabrera made his way back to the dugout for congratulations and praise, he found himself subsequently ignored by his hi-jinxing teammates.
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Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2010 MLB Amateur draft, Kellen Sweeney is a six foot tall, left hand hitting infielder, currently improving his game with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Kellen was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and attended Jefferson High School, becoming only the eighth baseball player(and third Blue Jay) to be drafted by a big...
Edwin Encarnacion had a hard time on Monday with an infield fly, and in the process forgot that the pitcher’s mound was in his way. Check out Edwin going after the pop fly and stumbling over that pesky elevated pitcher’s mound. He rubbed some dirt on it and he was fine.
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Mark DeRosa hit a three-run homer, Melky Cabrera added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Sunday.
Brandon Morrow pitched three-hit ball over eight innings for his first win of the year. He struck out eight, matching a season high.
Cabrera was 3 for 4 with two RBIs while DeRosa went 3 for 5 with three RBIs...
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As the title says, the R.A. Dickey deal just keeps looking better and better and that’s with the key piece to the deal sitting on the disabled list for nearly a month.
A post by Josh Chapdelaine of Around Citi brought to my attention just how bad things are going for the reigning Cy Young this season.
“The knuckleballer racked up his fifth loss of the year”, writes Chapdelaine...
Luis Jimenez hit another monster homeun (photo – Buffalo Bisons Twitter)
Buffalo, NY - Dave Bush had been fantastic on the mound all season for the Bisons this year. Not so much Monday night.
Norfolk roughed up Bush for nine hits and six earned runs while blasting three home runs in the process as they handed the Herd their tenth loss on the season, 8-3 in front of 4,995 at Coca...
J.P. Arencibia hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning off Fernando Rodney and the Toronto Blue Jays completed their comeback from a seven-run deficit, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 on Monday night.
The last time Toronto rallied from at least seven runs down to win was June 5, 2007, when it overcame an 8-1 margin to beat Tampa Bay 12-11, STATS said.
Tampa Bay last lost...
The next Red Sox pitcher in line for saves has been named.
Junichi Tazawa is the third Red Sox reliever named closer in this young 2013 season. Red Sox manager John Farrell told Jim Duquette on MLB Network Radio that Tazawa will close while Joel Hanrahan and Andrew Bailey deal with injuries. Bailey was put on the 15-day disabled list Monday, and Hanrahan hurt his arm in the ninth...
John Farrell said on MLB Network Radio that Junichi Tazawa, not Koji Uehara, will be the Red Sox closer for the time being. Here is what he said:
Farrell: “We’d look to close Tazawa, keep Koji in the 8th inning role he’s been in. Fortunately we have some depth internally”
— MLB Network Radio (@MLBNetworkRadio) May 7, 2013
Joel Hanrahan, the assumed closer with Andrew...
Junichi Tazawa will assume closing duties for the Red Sox.
During his weekly appearance on MLB Network Radio (@MLBNetworkRadio), Red Sox manager John Farrell explained how the setup and closer role will look while Andrew Bailey (15-day DL; right biceps strain) and Joel Hanrahan (strained right forearm) deal with their injuries.