Boston Celtics Off-Season: Marcus Smart and the Pedroia Principle


One player that could be gone by September is restricted-free-agent and human 5-hour-energy-shot Marcus Smart, a player I love and who probably symbolizes the ’17-’18 Celtics wonderful, flawed, cringe-inducing, joy-inspiring team better than anyone else. As a restricted free agent, Smart can sign with the highest bidder, but the Celtics will have the opportunity match the offer sheet. Smart is looking for a payday that might not be realistic in a icy free agent market this summer, but he would probably be wise to look to another gritty icon of the Boston sports world and ink a deal that will keep him in Boston long-term at a discounted rate. Smart needs the Pedroia Principle, (or how I learned to stop worrying and be Rich-As-F#*K)… Read More Boston Celtics Off-Season: Marcus Smart and the Pedroia Principle

Over the Monster: The possibility of a historically left-handed Red Sox rotation


“Do they leave it there during the game?” That famous line from one-time Red Sox lefty and Hall of Fame-level raconteur Bill Lee sums up Fenway Park’s reputation with respect to southpaws. Yet, despite this literal barrier to success for lefties in Boston, the 2017 Red Sox rotation could potentially be one of the most… Read More Over the Monster: The possibility of a historically left-handed Red Sox rotation