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Mattsullivan

  • joined May 07, 2010
  • last login Apr 18, 2014
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Matt Sullivan, aka Boston's10thMan, writes for Over the Monster and his own blog, Spaceman's Pancakes when he is not scouting locations for film and television. Originally from Rhode Island, Matt grew up rooting for Wade Boggs, Mike Greenwell and Dwight Evans. His dad took him to his first baseball game in 1986 and they saw Roger Clemens face Phil Niekro. These days he lives in Queens, married to a Mets fan, frequents CitiField and watches the Sox on MLB.tv.

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User Blog

Preaching Patience for Prospects

The Ryan Roberts signing reminds us that there is a dividing line between those players the Red Sox consider to be depth options now and the ones that are still developing as prospects.

Breakfast Links: 4/4

Cuban pitchers, backup closers, first base platoons and bees! Today's breakfast links roundup has something for everyone.

Breakfast Links: 4/3

The Rays have extended another young star, surprising exactly zero people in the baseball world.

2014 Season Previews: Toronto Blue Jays

After going big and then going very wrong in 2013, the Blue Jays essentially sat out the 2014 offseason.

Breakfast Links: 4/2

With teams back to playing meaningful games, players are back to hitting the DL and forcing teams to adjust their well-laid plans.

Breakfast Links: 4/1

Meaningful baseball is back and it brings with it hamstring strains and the end of extension talks, apparently.

2014 Season Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

The Rays have one of the lowest payrolls in the game and yet, they are projected to be the best team in the American League this year. Money can't buy everything, I guess.

Breakfast Links: 3/31

Trout gets paid, Lester will wait.

2014 Season Preview: New York Yankees

The Yankees bought almost the entire upper-tier of the free agent market, but it still might not be enough to bring them back to October.

Breakfast Links:3/28

The Tigers give Miggy all the money... all of it.

Breakfast Links: 3/27

The Rangers knew something was wrong when they found Yu Darvish clucking around in the dugout looking for sunflower seeds

Breakfast Links: 3/26

The Rangers are baseball's equivalent of Samuel L. Jackson's character from Unbreakable so far this season.

Breakfast links: 3/25

The Pirates look to the future at short and in left, while the Braves switch-up their starting pitching depth option.

2014 Season Preview: Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles played the waiting game this offseason and they played it well, but it may not be enough to push them into contention in the AL East.

Breakfast Links: Ortiz, Cabrera, Scherzer, Drew

Let's talk about extensions, baby. Let's talk about you and me And all the good things and the bad things that may be

Let's Make a Trade: Didi Gregorius

Come help the Diamondbacks swap the shortstop for some pitching

Who is the best sixth starter in baseball?

Teams start the season hoping to get by with just their top five starters, but that hardly ever happens.

Which injured player will you miss the most?

Appointment times at Dr. Andrews's office are becoming scarce.

2014 Season preview: Boston Red Sox

Everything clicked perfectly for the 2013 World Champions, but the AL East is still a battleground and the 2014 team will be counting on several players who might be too young to even grow a beard.

Who is your favorite Irish-American player?

Slainte! Beannachtai Na Feile Padraig Oraibh! May the first base line rise to meet you!

Which prospect will impact your team the most

Byron Buxton might top all the prospect rankings, but he is not likely to have an impact on the 2014 season. Which prospect will help your favorite team this year?

Which player could your team least afford to lose?

Who is irreplaceable on your favorite team?

Santana and the Braves, Settling Soul Mates

When life give you lemons, you go sign that guy no one likes who has some sugar.

Where should Santana play in 2014?

Spoiler: it isn't Coors Field.

How would you fix the service time rules?

Is there a better way to handle the way baseball calculates service time to eliminate the need to hold back major league-ready prospects?

MLB roundup: Medlen awaits MRI, Greinke throwing

Today's roundup is brought to you by pitcher injuries

Which team has the most interesting history?

Every team has their own unique history. Whose stories are the most compelling?

Carpenter: the Cardinal Way leads here

Matt Carpenter's extension could be an incredible deal for St. Louis, but regardless of how it turns out, it speaks to the strength of their development process.

Diamondbacks sign Oliver Perez

Arizona adds an additional lefty to their bullpen.

What was the worst move of the offseason?

There were some bad deals, but there is more than one way to ruin a franchise or sabotage your career.

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