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Rams baseball feel confident in playing out of region schools for spring training

Rams baseball feel confident in playing out of region schools for spring training

Melissa Hanson
February 12
Filed under Baseball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

As the spring sports season approaches, the Suffolk baseball team is keeping up with its offseason workouts and gearing up for a trip to Florida where it will face off with some of the best in the nation. The weight room has seen visits five days a week from the team this offseason; players have been...

Red Sox bounce-back season moves towards playoffs

Red Sox bounce-back season moves towards playoffs

CJ Haddad
September 18
Filed under Baseball, Sports

As Major League Baseball winds down its regular season, post-season matchups are becoming clearer, and teams are fighting for their proverbial lives. With the new extended wild card this year, teams who are usually looking up from the middle of the standings have a chance to grab a second spot. The new...

Red Sox Hope to Keep Building on Hot Start, Strong Pitching

Red Sox Hope to Keep Building on Hot Start, Strong Pitching

April 17
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff The most popular question in the baseball world over the last couple of weeks is whether the Boston Red Sox are legitimate contenders. The start to the 2013 Red Sox season couldn’t be more successful. The club has not only won nine of its first 13 games, but also ...

Spoiled Sox fans: Stay away from Fenway this season

Ally Thibault
March 28
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Since September 20, 2011, the Boston Red Sox ownership hasn’t be able to catch a break. To save you (and me, a lifelong Sox fan) from the pain, I won’t go through the laundry list of problems that have plagued the ball club over the past year-and-a-half. But now, less than a week out from opening...

Jackie Bradley Jr.’s performance creates huge debate regarding opening day roster

Jackie Bradley Jr.’s performance creates huge debate regarding opening day roster

March 28
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff With only a week left in spring training, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is facing some tough decisions regarding the Red Sox opening day roster, which can consist of only 25 players. It is during spring training time when anonymous players can emerge and make ...

Rams continue winning ways back in Boston

Rams continue winning ways back in Boston

Alex Hall
March 28
Filed under Baseball, Featured Stories, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Rams came back from their stint in Florida with just one loss to their name and have kept that statement true heading into their game with Salem State this afternoon. Suffolk University’s men’s baseball team swept its double-header series with Rhode Island College last weekend after winning...

Suffolk Baseball Shines in Florida, Eager to Build off of Successful Start

Alex Hall
March 28
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Suffolk Rams

The Suffolk University baseball team traveled down to Florida to start its 2013 season and came back to Boston with more than just a new tan. The Rams returned from their time in the sunshine state with a 7-1 record, good for first place in the GNAC. Suffolk lost its first game 10-5 to Thomas More...

Napoli ready to crush ball above the Green Monster, this time for the Home Team

Napoli ready to crush ball above the Green Monster, this time for the Home Team

February 20
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff Let’s face the truth. Since Mike Napoli joined the Texas Rangers in 2011, there was no bigger “Red Sox killer” than the former Ranger. Napoli, originally a catcher, will change his position after signing with the Red Sox, and for the first time in his career he...

Big Papi Back in the Bean to Finish His Career

Jeremy Hayes
November 7
Filed under Baseball, Sports

David Ortiz is staying put and will play for the Boston Red Sox next season. Ortiz signed a two-year deal worth $26 million, which means he could be a Red Sox player until the end of his career. The MLB off-season is still young for the Red Sox, and they have already made a handful of moves. “My...

Giants Win National League Pennant, Will Face Tigers in the Fall Classic

Giants Win National League Pennant, Will Face Tigers in the Fall Classic

October 24
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff After an absence from the playoffs in the 2011 season, the San Francisco Giants were not only back in playoff contention this year, they have won their second National League championship in three seasons and will head back to the World Series. Two years ago when the Gia...

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up

CJ Haddad
October 17
Filed under Baseball, Sports

And then there were four. This MLB post-season has been filled with dramatics as all four ALDS and NLDS series came down to game five. Those left standing are the Yankees and Tigers from the American League, and the Giants and defending World Series champs, the Cardinals. In the American League...

American League Playoff Race Heats Up As Season Draws to A Close

American League Playoff Race Heats Up As Season Draws to A Close

Alex Hall
September 26
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Alex Hall  Managing Editor Matt Bacon  Sports Editor With a week and a half and only eight games left in the regular season, the  MLB American League playoff race is hotter than ever. All three divisions as well as the two wild card positions still remain up for grabs. In the AL East, the...

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