Red Sox Rumors: Christian Vazquez emerging as the No. 1 catcher

After Alex Cora’s praise of Christian Vazquez, the 28-year-old seems to have emerged as the number one catcher for the Boston Red Sox.

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Why Alvaro Morata has fit in well at Atlético

He was a Chelsea castoff after a five-goal return in the Premier League, but Morata has almost immediately impressed in Madrid. Why are Atlético Madrid and LaLiga so much more suitable for Álvaro Morata? Let’s start at the beginning of his second rojiblanco tenure — remember, he was an academy kid many years ago. Morata had a goal taken … Continue reading Why Alvaro Morata has fit in well at Atlético

3 keys to an Atlético Madrid victory over Juventus

This is how Atleti can secure an advantage over the Serie A titans. Juventus have touched down in Spain ahead of their visit to the Wanda Metropolitano for the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. The Feb. 19 meeting will be the teams’ first since the 2014/15 Champions League group stage, but plenty has changed … Continue reading 3 keys to an Atlético Madrid victory over Juventus

Red Sox Rumors: Dave Dombrowsi is seeking rotation depth on the trade market

A recent report from Sean McAdam of the Boston Sports Journal states that the Boston Red Sox are looking for rotation depth in return for a catcher. One scout said on Tuesday that the Red Sox were open to trading Sandy Leon, Christian Vazquez or Blake Swihart. However, no trade partners or possible deals have been floated. It may … Continue reading Red Sox Rumors: Dave Dombrowsi is seeking rotation depth on the trade market

Koke, Saúl and Diego Godín could all return for the Madrid Derby

Saturday’s Madrid Derby may be Atlético Madrid’s most important match of the season to date. Atlético’s recent loss at Real Betis and Real Madrid’s run of four straight victories in LaLiga has los blancos just two points behind the mattress makers for second place. (Meanwhile, league leaders Barcelona have increased their margin to six points and face an easier fixture at 12th-place Athletic Bilbao.) … Continue reading Koke, Saúl and Diego Godín could all return for the Madrid Derby