So I was on ESPNBoston.com last night just for shits and giggles and while on there, I read an article about the Angels-Red Sox upcoming playoff series authored by Pedro Gomez. In this article, he analyzed each different positional matchup and also comparing the rotations, bullpens, intangibles,, and managers. As I read this articles, I could not help but laugh my ass off. It's so full of bias that it's unbelievable. I know it's ESPN and it's not at all surprising but sometimes it makes you think that they would attempt to at least try and hide the blatant bias every once in a while. Anyways, here are some of the points I found particularly ridiculous:
1) Pedro Gomez states that Mike Lowell is a better 3rd baseman than Chone Figgins because he has more RBIs and 3rd base is "supposed to be" a run-producing position. Since Chone Figgins isn't a power hitting RBI man, therefore he is a crappy third baseman.
2) He thinks the Red Sox win in the "intangibles" category. First of all, they are INTANGIBLES. How do you measure them if they are intangible? Clearly Mr. Gomez doesn't even know the meaning of the word. And secondly, it's hard not to say the Angels win in that category. To see why, watch Rev Halofan's video because I'm too lazy to explain it here and frankly, he does quite a good job of explaining it himself.
3) He thinks Bobby Abreu is spelled "Bobby Abreau".
4) He thinks Joe Saunders is starting game 3. Do some f***cking research, idiot.
5) It's hard to say the Red Sox have a better rotation when they only go 3-deep and they have Clay Bucholz going up against Scott Kazmir.
There are probably some other BS points that I am missing, but these are the ones I can remember off the top of my head. I need to shower and head off to school but here is the full article if you care enough to bother reading it: