Evan Brunell

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Evan Brunell, a professional sports journalist, got his start by founding the Most Valuable Network, the internet's first network of sports blogs. He oversaw operations at MVN while operating Fire Brand of the American League, a Red Sox blog that celebrated its 10th anniversary at the end of 2013.

"It's amazing how many club officials read... Fire Brand of the American League," Peter Gammons said once of the influence Fire Brand had on the early blogosphere and baseball. Fire Brand is now an affiliate of ESPN as part of the SweetSpot Network.

Brunell has contributed to The Hardball Times, NBC Sports, NESN, ESPN, Deadspin, Baseball Prospectus MLB.com and CBS Sports. With over 10 years of experience writing about baseball, Brunell has developed a reputation for deep knowledge of the game and reasoned, logical analysis of baseball.

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  • Scotty Kimberly posted 2902 days ago

    Scotty Kimberly

    Hey, I wrote a piece on whether or not fans are right to keep booing Derek Jeter.

    I'd appreciate your thoughts.



  • Bleacher Report posted 2902 days ago

    Bleacher  Report

    Has Pedro shifted the balance of power in the NL?


  • Cliff Eastham posted 2903 days ago

    Cliff Eastham

    Hi Evan
    Here is a list of 10 One-Of-A-Kind MLB Records. Check it out if you have time. Thanks

  • Patrick Cwiklinski posted 2923 days ago

    Patrick Cwiklinski

    Hey I wrote an article about my take on the Erin Andrews video scandal. Take a look when you get a minute. Thanks.



  • Griffin Cooper posted 2924 days ago

    Griffin Cooper

    Hey Evan,

    Decided to start doing weekly MLB Power Rankings. If you get the chance, I'd like it if you took a look. Thanks.



  • Matthew Falkenbury posted 2934 days ago

    Matthew Falkenbury


    After the great success of my first article about the uniform numbers 1-10, I have come back with the next installment, with the best players to wear the uniform numbers 11-20. I hope you can take a look and even comment on my choices. Thanks in advance!


    - Matthew Falkenbury

  • Bleacher Report posted 2937 days ago

    Bleacher  Report

    I hope you got a chance to watch Jonathan Sanchez toss his first career no-hitter last night. Truly remarkable.

    If you like no-hitters and lots of strikeouts, then this list is for you:


  • Nick Xouris posted 2940 days ago

    Nick Xouris

    Hey man, love your Red Sox work,. If you get a chance, take a look and leave me some thoughts. Appreciate it.


  • Shanan H. posted 2940 days ago

    Shanan H.

    Hey, I wrote this a while ago, it's a Yankees fans perspective of the Red Sox all team:


  • Dann Khan posted 2961 days ago

    Dann Khan

    He mate

    wrote a piece which I tried to make my master piece. Could you please cheack it out. Don't be scared of telling me if it is bad