Posted on: May 19, 2010 9:13 pm

Boston Red Sox problems

      So we all know that the Boston Red Sox is doing very bad lately. I would like to tell you what they need to do. Well their biggest problem right now is their bullpen. They have been in many close games and in those games their bullpens give up too much runs. Papelpon is giving up way to much runs for a closer. The Red Sox need to sit him and give him some time to think what he is doing wrong and then play him to see what he can do. As far as the rest of the bullpen they are not that good. They need to strap down and do their jobs by not giving up so many runs. 

      Their second problem is their starting pitchers. Lets face it most Red Sox games have been pretty high scores and now with Josh Beckett on the DL this creates many more problems. Dice K needs to start to be the Red Sox's guy. He has not done that lately. After all his injury's you can not expect him to do amazing but that is what the Red Sox need. Even when Josh Beckett was in he was not that good but he was their best pitcher. That is telling you something about their starting pitchers. Jon Lester is right now their guy who is giving them the most opportunities to win. 


       Their third problem is the way they are not competing. I think their hitting is very good but are not showing it. Every game to them is just another game. That is not the way the hitters should show up. They need to think of every game as an huge game. Once this happens the Red Sox will start to do better. Kevin Youkillis is their only player who seems to show up every single game. Kevin is a dedicated guy who is dedicated to winning. The Red Sox are going through problems right now and they can over come them but will they?    


Posted on: May 10, 2010 12:29 am

Sports players paid to much? Role Models?

     A very talked about topic is are sports players paid to much? Should they be role models? I will tell you what I think and what others think. Ok so personally I think sports players earn ever bit of there money. If you think about it they have to take about nine tenths out of there year just to play sports and practice to get better. They work so hard to be good. A coach a long time ago said "These players deserve they money plus a little bit more".
         Also a very talked about subject is should players be role models to kids. I think they should not have to be but to an extent. They should try not to be a terrible person but everybody makes mistakes and as long and they learn from those mistakes I am fine with that. The whole Tiger Woods thing did bother me a little bit they he cheated on his wife but as long as he can learn and not do it again. I think he is fine. Sports players do get paid a lot so they should be like everybody else and not do any thing to stupid. A basketball player got pulled over for drinking and said " I did not ask to be a role model" That is true he did not wake up some morning and said I am your role model and same with you. But on the other hand you should acted in a semi normal manner. Lots of kids look up to these players and say he is my role model. Also in the first place did you like a player because of there personality? 9 out of 10 times you like them because of there style of playing, how good they are, or you like the team they are on and like that player. The players should not have to be role models to an extent.
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