NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

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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,…

Bye, Bye Bobby Valentine- Red Sox Cut Loose Embattled Manager

Posted on October 6, 2012

Commentary & Photo by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb                                               Canned. It came as no surprise when the Boston Red Sox fired embattled manager Bobby Valentine earlier this week. He was let go after one season and the worst record in decades. The disappointing turn of events that resulted in Valentine’s demise were compounded for fans like myself by the fact that this debacle of a season ran concurrent to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of storied Fenway Park. My dad used to sit in the living room with what he called his “crying towel” and feign tears as he watched Red Sox games…