Posts Tagged ‘fans’


Fans deserve to know of problems between players, umpires

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 08, 2010, at 6:15 p.m.
The front office of Major League Baseball does not like postseason distractions. That is why there are no trades during the playoffs, why announcements on managerial changes are put off if possible and why teams rarely make major announcements. MLB will not be happy at the public announcement Friday that …

Francona’s fan mail spikes after losses

By Gary Thorne on Sept. 24, 2010, at 8:24 p.m.
The season has not been what the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona had hoped for, but his sense of humor remains intact. When asked about the pressure of the season that has been filled with injuries, he referred back to his days playing and managing in winter ball. “That …