The Suffolk Journal

Baseball loses a beloved player

By Twitter user @SportingNews
September 29, 2016

We oftentimes forget that baseball is a game. For fans, baseball can be a passion and for me, it has often been an escape. When an icon in the game of baseball passes away, especially at a young...

TV ratings for World Series tank

By Flickr user dannymac15_1999
October 29, 2014

Major League Baseball is no longer gracing the television screens across America like it use to. Baseball is widely known and referred to as “America’s pastime,” but NBC’s Sunday Night Football...

The “Derek Jeter retirement tour” concludes

(Photo by Flickr user dilip_bagdi2005)
October 1, 2014

By Sammy Hurwitz It's over. Derek Jeter’s career ended on a high note, as the 20-year Major League Baseball veteran was removed from Sunday’s ballgame after hit number 3,465. His “un-Jeter-like”...

Boston Red Sox offer another season to forget

The Boston Red Sox are in last place of the American League Eastern division, and 27th in league for runs per game.
(Photo by Flickr user Keith Allison)
September 24, 2014

By Brian Horner The 2013 World Championship brought a lot of expectations for the Boston Red Sox 2014 season which fell very short of every fan wants and desires. The Red Sox will finish last in their...

Red Sox run into trouble early in the season

Red Sox DH David Ortiz 
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
April 9, 2014

By: Mario Vasquez The Red Sox (3-5) were swept at home by a national league team for the first time since 2012. Were they possibly distracted by the events carried over from winning the World Series...

Red Sox set to face St. Louis Cardinals in World Series

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
October 23, 2013

The stage is set. The Boston Red Sox have worked their way to the World Series to face the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox played a tough series with the Detroit Tigers, and...

Red Sox bounce-back season moves towards playoffs

Photo by of Flickr user Keith Allison
September 18, 2013

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...

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up
October 17, 2012

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...

Opinion: Red Sox will win World Series this year

June 6, 2011

After some initial doubts to start the season, I can confidently say that the Boston Red Sox will win the World Series this year.  Everything is finally coming together, and the team is now full of MVP...

Pitching prospect Drabek looking to make good impression

Photo by Kevin Pataky/
March 11, 2011

Last season, the Philadelphia Phillies were able to pull off a major blockbuster trade at the deadline, shaking up their roster and changing the landscape of the National League. The team sent three minor...

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