Sports on Earth debuts today and Leigh Montville has a piece on the big Red Sox-Dodgers trade.
Over at Grantland, here’s Jonah Keri’s take on it all.
And Craig Calcaterra has a nice recap over at Hardball Talk.
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And no mention of a gig of your own over at Sports on Earth? Or did you mention that already in another post? Either way, congrats! Looks like it's gonna be a fine/fun site with a lot of great contributors.
Keri's article is very astute, but I wonder if there's anyone less cynical out there who might believe that maybe fewer marquis players would actually want to play in Boston, given what the previous marquis players had gone through. Take it any way you want, but A-Gone's remark about maybe one thing he wish he'd not done is far less cryptic to me than perhaps letting someone else use his phone.
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Today (Game 1)
RHP Brandon McCarthy (6-4, 2.79)
RHP Kevin Gausman (7-7, 3.83)
1:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
Today (Game 2)
TBA (Bryan Mitchell seems like the best bet)
RHP Bud Norris (12-8, 3.92)
7:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network
RHP Shane Greene (4-3, 3.57)
RHP Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 3.22)
1:05 p.m., FOX
RHP Hiroki Kuroda (10-9, 3.91)
RHP Chris Tillman (12-5, 3.36)
8:05 p.m., ESPN
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