By Jason Mastrodonato | [email protected] | Boston HeraldSeptember 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm According to an industry source this week, Ben Cherington does not figure to be in the running to replace Dave Dombrowski atop the Red Sox organization. And that’s a shame. Looking back, the argument could be made that the Red Sox should’ve never made the move from Cherington to Dombrowski in the first place. It was June 2015 when principal owner John Henry made the declaration that Cherington “is going to be the general manager of this club for a very long time.” Henry’s words killed any speculation that Cherington might be in danger, though the speculation wasn’t all that rampant. Most of the talk was about John Farrell and whether or not his voice was still carrying much weight in the locker room. It probably wasn’t. But the Sox had been reluctant to make a change at manager, still hoping that Farrell’s pitching expertise would … [Read more...] about Was move from Cherington to Dombrowski a mistake by Red Sox?
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BOSTON, MA - APRIL 9: Mitch Moreland #18 of the Boston Red Sox hits a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a Major League Baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on April 9, 2019. (Staff Photo By Christopher Evans/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA. - APRIL 9: New England Patriots Super Bowl Champions Stephon Gilmore, Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski throw out the first pitch during Red Sox Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 9, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts . (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA. - APRIL 9: Former Red Sox ace, Pedro Martinez raises the World Series trophy during Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on April 9, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts . (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON, MA - APRIL 9: Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz hoists up a World Series trophy prior to the start of the Boston Red … [Read more...] about Red Sox opening day, inning-by-inning
Tony Paul The Detroit News Published 1:04 PM EDT Mar 27, 2019 Detroit — Every sport has its haves and have-nots. Baseball just so happens to have much more of the latter these days. And, yet again this season, you can almost assuredly count the Detroit Tigers among the sport's lower-class — three years into a massive rebuild that has the fans thinking, maybe Jim Leyland wasn't so bad, and maybe, just maybe losing in the World Series is better than not getting there at all. That said, there still is some intrigue surrounding this organization, mostly in regard to potential and the past — they will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1984 world-champion Tigers this year — and not so much the present. As the 2019 season gets under way, here's a look at 10 storylines to monitor. The big man The biggest question, by far: Is Miguel Cabrera back? He's had a fine spring, and has been upbeat and smiling, indicators he's … [Read more...] about Miggy and the boys: Detroit Tigers’ top storylines for 2019