Found June 10, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
In Major League Baseball there have always been great debates about star players from different teams.  Some that immediately come to mind from the past are Joe DiMaggio or Ted Williams? Carlton Fisk or Thurman Munson? Hank Aaron or Willie Mays? Randy Johnson or Roger Clemens? In this modern era we are in the players are bigger and stronger.  There’s better nutrition, year round training, private instruction and so on.  But the debate, no matter the era will always rage on, especially when two rivals like the Red Sox and the Yankees have arguably the two best second basemen in all of baseball. While listening to MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM one day the two hosts, Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette, said they would take Robinson Cano as their All-Star/MVP with Dustin Pedroia being second. Being a lifelong Red Sox fan, I may be biased but Pedroia is my guy.  Don’t get me wrong I’d take Cano too but if I had to pick it’s Pedey just as I would safely assume any Yankee fan would t...

Yankees Lose But, Before The Game, Cano Wins

With CC Sabathia once again pitching poorly in Oakland and the Athletics continuing their hot streak at home, last night's Yankee loss was as predictable as it was painful.  Something that was not predictable was the announcement before the game that Robinson Cano had been named AL captain of this year's Home Run Derby.I would have thought that last year's horrible experience...

Dustin Pedroia makes huge plays in BoSox win

On Monday Night against the Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia fit the part of Superman with everything but the cape.  After knocking in 2 runs in the first, he then made a then game-saving awkward play on a strange pop-up on the infield as well as a charge play on a Sam Fuld bunt.  Both plays were with 2 outs and the go-ahead or winning run crossing the plate for...

Cano, Wright Are All-Star HR Derby Captains

Major League Baseball announced that Robinson Cano (AL) and David Wright (NL) will be the captains for the upcoming All-Star Game Home Run Derby on July 15th at Citi Field in New York. Wright and Cano will be selecting three teammates each to round out the AL and NL squads. It's unclear whether Cano will select Kansas City's Billy Butler—who Cano snubbed when he was captain...

Jay-Z To Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of 40/40 Club With A-Rod, Victor Cruz & Cano

It doesn’t seem like 10 years since Jay-Z opened his first 40/40 Club. Time is just flying by, Bob Blitz courtesy of the New York Post, says Jay-Z is pulling out all the stops for the celebration. Jay-Z is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his famed 40/40 Club on Monday with a star-studded affair attended by Yankees Robinson Cano, CC Sabathia and Alex Rodriguez along with...

Fantasy Stock Watch: Jedd Gyorko, Robinson Cano

Keith Allison The fantasy stock report is a weekly article that will provide insight on particular hitters or pitchers whose stock is either rising or falling based on recent performances. This week we’ll look at a pair of 2nd baseman: Jedd Gyorko and Robinson Cano. Bullish: Jedd GyorkoJedd Gyorko came up lame on the base path on Sunday and the Padres promptly put him on...

Home Run Derby captains named

The captains for the Home Run Derby have been named. The captains will get to choose which players will be on their team.

3 Stars of the Games: Games 65-66

Ryan MacLeod Contributing Writer The Red Sox have started their 4 game series with the Tampa Bay Rays with a split of the first two games. The first game went to extra innings before the Sox defeated the Rays and then in the second game the Sox lost. Here are the stars of the games: Game 65: Star 3: Dustin Pedroia In the 14 inning game most players got to step to the plate 7 times...

Video: Papi, Pedey, Buchholz Power Red Sox Past Angels 7-2 in Nightcap

David Ortiz had three RBIs and Dustin Pedroia added two RBIs to back up a strong start from Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz in a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night at historic Fenway Park. The win gave the Red Sox a split of the day/night doubleheader. For more slices of Red Sox goodness, head over to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CSN New England...

Four Real: Red Sox vs Angels 6-8.2-13

Much like he did on Thursday night with his walk-off, Big Papi showed his power again Saturday night (AP photo/Charles Krupa) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer Heading into Saturday's nightcap of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Angels had won nine straight against the Red Sox, while Anaheim starter C.J. Wilson was 5-0 versus Boston...

Netlinked 5/10/13: Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, the sport management arm of the rap mogul's Roc ...

Durant is leaving agent Rob Pelinka to join the likes of Robinson Cano and Victor Cruz, among other athletes, with Jay-Z's sports agency Much was made of the news from a few months ago that part-owner of the Nets, and massive rap mogul and businessman , Jay-Z, would have to sell his small stake in the team as he transitioned his focus in the NBA from being an owner to...
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