The Red Sox split a doubleheader with the Minnesota Twins yesterday, but the biggest story of the day was the performance of Eduardo Rodriguez in the first game. Coming off his ultra-impressive major league debut in Texas, the young lefty was equally as impressive yesterday, going seven innings, allowing two hits, one run and striking out seven.
Eduardo Rodriguez gives desperately needed boost – Michael Silverman says that the 22-year-old offers the Red Sox “the righteous path to redemption.”
Eduardo Rodriguez is all aces through two starts – Nick Cafardo is “all in” and “sold” on Rodriguez.
Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez penning a great opening chapter – Gordon Edes has the Twins very impressed with the rookie.
Boston Red Sox’s Eduardo Rodriguez and the Clay Buchholz of May make Sox an actual contender – Christopher Smith says that if these two can keep it up, the Red Sox may have hope.
It looks like Xander Bogaerts has really turned a corner– Alex Speier has a look at the shortstop, who seems to be coming into his own as of late.
The Boston Herald has a good one-two this morning from Jeff Howe and Karen Guregian looking at the options facing Tom Brady. The Patriots QB will have his appeal heard by Roger Goodell on June 23rd, and if the result is anything less than a complete elimination of the suspension, Brady has to decide whether to go to court. Both writers make good points.
Why Tom Brady should end fight after appeal – Guregian says the best answer Brady can give is to win another Super Bowl, and to do that, he needs to get this over with.
Why Tom Brady should fight NFL until the end – Howe says Brady owes it to himself to get nasty with the NFL after their attacks on him.
I asked Stephanie Stradley, a Houston based writer and Lawyer, who has been watching this case closely for her thoughts on the articles and Brady’s options.
Boogie on: A Celtics pursuit of DeMarcus Cousins – Ben Rohrbach looks at the Celtics interest in the Kings enigmatic star and what it might take to land him.
A new Boston tradition: The Globies sports awards – The Globe will hold their own Sports Awards show this fall.