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Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2015

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
Brand equity. Brand awareness. Brand image. These are all economic terms that overlap, exist in a nebulous world and don’t directly impact the bean counters.  As the media world has grown over the last half century, so has the understanding of concepts like advertising, marketing and, of course, branding. So things like tag lines — “I’m loving it” or...

Report: Cuban prospect Moncada heading to Red Sox

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
( - Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada is reportedly heading to the Boston Red Sox. According to, the 19-year-old shortstop has agreed to a contract for about $30 million. However, the deal would then actually cost the Red Sox a total of $60 million because the team will be penalized for exceeding Major League Baseball's bonus pool for international signings. ...

Red Sox extend Farrell

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Fort Myers, FL ( - Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell received a contract extension Saturday. The Red Sox extended his deal through 2017 and added a club option for 2018. Farrell is entering his third year as Boston's skipper and has seen both ends of the spectrum. The Red Sox won the World Series in his first year of 2013 and finished last in the AL East in 2014....

10 Lamest Nicknames in Professional Sports

By Braden Gall, 2 months 2 weeks ago
The 10 strangest, lamest and least intimidating pro sports team names.

Red Sox, Miley agree to contract extension

By The Sports Network, 2 months 4 weeks ago
Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox signed left-handed pitcher Wade Miley to a three-year contract extension on Thursday with a club option for 2018. The deal is worth $19.25 million, according to a tweet by O'Connell Sports, the agency that represents Miley. Miley, 28, was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks in an offseason trade that sent right-handed pitchers Rubby...

Red Sox ink Ogando to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 3 months 4 days ago
Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher Alexi Ogando to a one-year contract on Friday. Ogando, 31, went 2-3 with a 6.84 ERA over 27 relief appearances last season with Texas before right elbow inflammation ended his season in June. The right-hander, who was an All-Star in 2011, has compiled a 28-16 record with a 3.35 ERA over 183 games (48 starts) in five...

Red Sox, Nava agree to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 3 months 5 days ago
Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox avoided arbitration with outfielder/first baseman Daniel Nava, agreeing to a one-year deal on Thursday. The 31-year-old spent most of the 2014 season with the Red Sox, batting .270 along with 21 doubles, four home runs, 37 RBI, 33 walks, and 41 runs scored in 113 games. Nava has hit .273 with 85 doubles, one triple, 23 home runs and...

Red Sox, Rangers swap pitchers

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 week ago
Boston, MA ( - The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Robbie Ross Jr. from the Texas Rangers in exchange for right-hander Anthony Ranaudo on Tuesday. Ross, 25, posted a 3-6 record and a 6.20 earned run average over 27 appearances (four starts) last season. Over three seasons with the Rangers, Ross owns a 13-8 record with a 3.98 ERA and 156 strikeouts in 150 games. ...

Former Red Sox pitcher Monbouquette dies

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 week ago
Boston, MA ( - Bill Monbouquette, a 20-game winner for the Boston Red Sox and a member of the team's Hall of Fame, died Sunday. He was 78. The Red Sox said Monbouquette died due to complications from leukemia. Monbouquette, a native of nearby Medford, Massachusetts, spent the first eight seasons of his 11-year career with the Red Sox. He was a four-time All-Star and...

Cap selections announced for Smoltz, Martinez and Biggio

By The Sports Network, 3 months 1 week ago
Cooperstown, NY ( - As expected, John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio will enter the Hall of Fame in July with caps most associated with their respective teams. Smoltz will have an Atlanta Braves cap, Martinez will go in with a Boston Red Sox logo and Biggio will feature an Astros emblem. It was previously announced that fellow 2015 class member Randy Johnson...