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Should Major League Baseball Reduce Number of Regular Season Games? Don’t Count Red Sox Out?

Posted on June 13, 2015

By Jacqueline Bennett   Should Major League Baseball reduce the number of regular season games? Don’t count the Red Sox out?   The first query was a poll question posed last night on the New England Sports Network coverage of the Boston Red Sox/Toronto Blue Jays match-up that took a pitiful turn for Sox fans such as myself. As I sat watching the game on the television screen and wishing I was at Fenway Park to enjoy an evening prelude to summer, the BoSox went from a strong lead to a 13-10 loss. YIKES! Another of this season’s aptly described “free falls”.   During the broadcast an interactive poll was put forth about MLB season length. On the one hand, it was noted,…

Tom Brady Tosses Out Ceremonial First Pitch at Red Sox 2015 Season Home Opener

Posted on April 14, 2015

Write-up by Jacqueline Bennett   Another chapter has been added to the storied history of Fenway Park.   What better way to launch the April 13, 2015 Red Sox season home opener at Fenway, “America’s oldest ballpark”, than to have New England Patriots Super Bowl MVP, Hall of Fame bound quarterback Tom Brady, toss out the ceremonial first pitch. The video, that can be viewed in the tweet below, is posted on and was shown on this morning’s NESN “Update”.   Brady caps pregame ceremonies with first pitch via @mlb — newsandviewsjb (@newsandviewsjb) April 14, 2015   Wearing a Rex Sox cap, Brady made the throw which turned out to be a grounder to the Sox’ David Ortiz. This occurred after…