Kevin Coughlin, Author at Through The Fence Baseball

Kevin Coughlin

Kevin is a senior English major from Boston. A huge Boston sports fan, he has been umpiring high school baseball in Massachusetts for the past five years. For the past year he has researched the appeal of amateur level baseball between Holland and New England, spending time with the Amsterdam Pirates of the Dutch Hoofdklasse in the spring of 2011 and the Braintree White Sox in Massachusetts' Cranberry League the following summer.

World Series
By Kevin Coughlin On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Why each playoff team can win the World Series

Plenty of storylines have developed coming into this MLB postseason – some even as recently as the Monday after the regular season ends – and that drama is what every sports fan hopes for going into the playoffs. It’s More...

Boston Red Sox 2015 preview
By Kevin Coughlin On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Boston Red Sox 2015 preview: Getting younger and better

David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez should put up big numbers in Boston this season. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Kentucky’s John Calipari has controversially spent the last five years annually graduating champion-caliber More...

Jon Lester
By Kevin Coughlin On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Reaction: Jon Lester-Yoenis Cespedes deal

Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes is the blockbuster trade of the day … so far. No drama at the eleventh hour. Following a little more than a week of rumors, the Red Sox and Athletics kicked off the trading deadline More...

St. Louis Cardinals preview
By Kevin Coughlin On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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St. Louis Cardinals preview: Youth brigade leads repeat in 2014

Michael Wacha could emerge as the current and future ace of the Cards staff. (Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY Sports) For the St. Louis Cardinals, the buzzwords are not without cause: age and depth reign. Five months removed More...

By Kevin Coughlin On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Why ALCS Game 5 is a must win for the Red Sox

Even with the series set to shift back to Fenway, the Boston Red Sox find themselves in a must-win situation in Detroit for ALCS Game 5. They have been here before. Been there. Done that. Can the Red Sox do it More...

Wil Myers takes a cut during spring training for the Tampa Bay Rays.
By Kevin Coughlin On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Tampa Bay Rays preview: Will youth be served in the AL East?

Behold the future of Tampa Bay Rays baseball: Wil Myers. (Jerome Miron?USA TODAY Sports) When you consider this past offseason for the Tampa Bay Rays, what becomes clear is the club’s biggest move — dealing More...

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