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Marc Normandin

  • joined Mar 28, 2008
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I got my start writing about baseball for an audience with the founding of Beyond the Box Score back in 2005, and have spent the subsequent years writing about the game for Baseball Prospectus, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated among others. I was also the video game editor at Blast Magazine for a few years; sadly, my experience seeing cosplay at gaming conventions won't help me as much here at SB Nation as we all wish it would. I'm currently co-managing SB Nation's Red Sox blog Over the Monster and writing for Sports on Earth, in addition to writing and editing for SB Nation's MLB hub.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Boston Red Sox
  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL New England Patriots
  • NCAAF Ohio St. Buckeyes
  • General San Diego Padres
Recent Activity
I think Joon is aware it is illegal
Commented on Michael Pineda's pine tar problem highlights flaw in rules on Apr 24 2014, 9:29a - 2 replies
Mike Trout robs Bryce Harper with diving catch, makes 80-grade Field Face
Posted on Apr 24 2014, 9:06a
Red Sox promote prospect Trey Ball to Low-A, Pat Light to High-A
Posted on Apr 24 2014, 8:30a
Video: John Lackey strikes out 11 Yankees over 8 innings
Posted on Apr 24 2014, 8:02a
Thanks for that, both of you. I've updated the piece.
Commented on Albert Pujols isn't finished yet on Apr 23 2014, 8:54p
Even after 100 years, the Cubs are still making children cry
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 5:44p
It's April 23
Commented on Red Sox vs. Yankees: Doom, gloom, and all their friends on Apr 23 2014, 4:11p - 1 reply
lol that you think "spring training stats" are what made the Sox keep Sizemore
Commented on The tragedy of Daniel Nava on Apr 23 2014, 12:44p
Teams made offers for Carp all winter
Commented on The tragedy of Daniel Nava on Apr 23 2014, 12:43p - 2 replies
Salem Red Sox update: Brian Johnson, Corey Littrell, Kyle Martin
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 12:09p
Salem Red Sox 2014 updates
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 11:31a
Albert Pujols isn't finished yet
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 11:22a
David Ortiz hits AL's longest homer of 2014
Posted on Apr 23 2014, 8:31a
Give it a couple more magazine photoshoots
Commented on Matt Harvey tweets middle finger photo, deletes tweet and Twitter on Apr 23 2014, 7:36a
Satan's progeny is a pretty cool website
Commented on Matt Harvey tweets middle finger photo, deletes tweet and Twitter on Apr 23 2014, 7:34a
Matt Harvey tweets middle finger photo, deletes tweet and Twitter
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 1:40p
Josh Reddick dressed as Ultimate Warrior for an interview
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 11:46a
Greenville Drive update: Manuel Margot, Jamie Callahan, Myles Smith
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 11:03a
Man
Commented on Mike Trout trolls Bryce Harper on Apr 22 2014, 9:56a
Garrett Richards pitches to himself, frightens fans
Posted on Apr 22 2014, 9:34a
Hank the Dog has a new Brewers dog house
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 3:00p
The Daily Puig: Yasiel Puig crushes baseball, Miguel Montero's extra-base dreams
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 11:11a
Red Sox win despite (and thanks to) chaotic 9th inning
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 9:49a
Koji Uehara walked a batter, but not before making baseball history
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 9:01a
"He had a better month once"
Commented on Jon Lester is as good as he's ever been on Apr 21 2014, 8:50a
Combine my Arrested Development fandom with my tendency to tweet random shit
Commented on Red Sox recall Brock Holt, DFA Ryan Roberts on Apr 18 2014, 5:03p - 1 reply
Pronk is the nickname of a baseball player
Commented on Llama prancing to DMX is why Vine exists on Apr 18 2014, 4:45p
Red Sox recall Brock Holt, DFA Ryan Roberts
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 3:59p
Billy Hamilton takes the worst swing you'll see all year
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 3:38p
for PHILLIES FANS
Voted on Apr 18 2014, 12:37p
No Subject
Commented on Jon Lester is as good as he's ever been on Apr 18 2014, 11:12a - 2 replies
Pawtucket Red Sox update: Rubby De La Rosa, Bryce Brentz, Drake Britton
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 11:05a
What's the concern with his homer rates?
Commented on Jon Lester is as good as he's ever been on Apr 18 2014, 10:35a - 1 reply
Jon Lester is as good as he's ever been
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 10:00a
Pawtucket Red Sox 2014 updates
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 9:34a
You don't know how I spent my Wednesday
Commented on The first-place Brewers are for real on Apr 17 2014, 3:25p
I don't hate baseball
Commented on What's your ideal length for a baseball game? on Apr 17 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
2:30
Commented on What's your ideal length for a baseball game? on Apr 17 2014, 2:47p
for 2:30
Voted on Apr 17 2014, 2:46p
The first-place Brewers are for real
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 1:50p
Portland Sea Dogs update: Mookie Betts, Henry Ramos, Noe Ramirez
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 12:00p
Portland Sea Dogs 2014 updates
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 11:26a
He had his turn in the update already!
Commented on Greenville Drive update: Cody Kukuk, Tzu-Wei Lin, Carlos Asuaje on Apr 17 2014, 11:23a - 1 reply
Greenville Drive update: Cody Kukuk, Tzu-Wei Lin, Carlos Asuaje
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 10:00a
I did mean 85, yes.
Commented on Jackie Bradley Jr. wins it in extras thanks to position player pitching on Apr 17 2014, 9:57a - 1 reply
That was a nasty change, too.
Commented on Jackie Bradley Jr. wins it in extras thanks to position player pitching on Apr 17 2014, 9:36a - 2 replies
Greenville Drive 2014 updates
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 8:47a
Jackie Bradley Jr. wins it in extras thanks to position player pitching
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 8:31a
Hey now
Commented on When homer-pimping goes wrong, Yasiel Puig edition on Apr 16 2014, 12:46p
Astros promote George Springer. Who is he?
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 11:28a
When homer-pimping goes wrong, Yasiel Puig edition
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 9:37a
The Daily Puig: Mike Leake homers, doubles, strikes out 8 Pirates
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 8:43a
Anthony Rizzo takes batting practice with meatballs
Posted on Apr 16 2014, 7:52a
The Royals have 1 home run in 2014 (and shouldn't even have that many)
Posted on Apr 15 2014, 4:05p
The game was suspended due to rain shortly after this homer
Commented on Pirates adopt Daniel Bryan's 'YES!' chant for home run celebrations on Apr 15 2014, 3:16p
Reds, Pirates combine for record 10 home runs in rain-shortened game
Posted on Apr 15 2014, 10:53a
Pirates adopt Daniel Bryan's 'YES!' chant for home run celebrations
Posted on Apr 15 2014, 10:21a
Orioles' ballgirl fields fair ball
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 9:24a
John Farrell the first manager to be ejected after video review
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 9:01a
'David Ortiz' shows up on Saturday Night Live to talk food
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 8:43a
The Daily Puig: Yasiel Puig pins Hyun-jin Ryu, tickles him
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 8:25a
Red Sox prospect Henry Owens added 10 important pounds this winter
Posted on Apr 11 2014, 1:04p
Pawtucket Red Sox update: Garin Cecchini, Christian Vazquez, Anthony Ranaudo
Posted on Apr 11 2014, 12:13p
I ran (so far away) from using this reference in the post.
Commented on Brandon Crawford doubles thanks to seagulls on Apr 11 2014, 11:20a
Not that this means we should go nuts
Commented on Henry Owens, John Lackey, and the future of the Red Sox starting rotation on Apr 11 2014, 10:37a
Brandon Crawford doubles thanks to seagulls
Posted on Apr 11 2014, 10:05a
Was Aroldis Chapman always this ripped?
Posted on Apr 10 2014, 1:23p
I wish more MLB Power Pro games would come out
Commented on R.B.I. Baseball '14 review: Nah on Apr 10 2014, 1:08p
David Ortiz writes a letter to Drake
Posted on Apr 10 2014, 10:45a
I don't think the sun helped
Commented on David Ortiz blasts game-winning homer, takes slowest homer trot ever on Apr 10 2014, 10:03a
Portland Sea Dogs update: Henry Owens, Deven Marrero, Sean Coyle
Posted on Apr 10 2014, 10:00a
The Daily Puig: Bryce Harper's upper decker, Jayson Werth's bat flip carry the day
Posted on Apr 10 2014, 9:16a
David Ortiz blasts game-winning homer, takes slowest homer trot ever
Posted on Apr 10 2014, 8:28a
Explaining Billy Hamilton in just four simple GIFs
Posted on Apr 9 2014, 3:35p
Alcides Escobar turns bobble into highlight-reel catch
Posted on Apr 9 2014, 2:55p
Workman isn't going to come back and relieve
Commented on Red Sox activate Craig Breslow from DL, option Brandon Workman on Apr 9 2014, 2:15p - 1 reply
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