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  • Posted 08/30/2014 09:49:51 EDT

    In response to chetgnat's comment: [QUOTE] this signing has Dice-K-esque mega-bust written all over it. overcompensation for losing out on the previous two, and then the assumption that the next optio more »

  • Posted 08/30/2014 07:59:04 EDT

    In response to mellymel3's comment: [QUOTE] Some of you dudes need to open a window shade and a window, breath some fresh air, get some sunshine and be a part of the world. The RS season  was over bef more »

  • Posted 08/29/2014 07:58:54 EDT

    There was good reason they still picked him for their 1st rd comp pick in 2010. Other teams worried about the injury, but not the Sox. On a side note, 2010 was a decent draft year for comp picks thank more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 05:24:10 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] Ill take a couple free swinging power bats in the lineup. Your NEVER going to have 9 high OBP guys in your lineup. It more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 07:22:16 EDT

    sounds like your just grumpy and looking for something to complain about. not surprising.

    more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:58:50 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: [QUOTE] This brings up an even bigger question of whether the Red Sox would want a guy like Hamels if Hamels feels entitled to be publicly disrespectful toward his manager more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:54:46 EDT

    Ill take a couple free swinging power bats in the lineup. Your NEVER going to have 9 high OBP guys in your lineup. Its better a have a couple  Cespedes' mixed in. 283 BA (very good) 299 OBP (bad) 480 more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:43:42 EDT

    Loved the Lackey and Peavy deals. Unless they have a second part to the Lester trade, ie; extension for Cespedes or used in a trade, I dont get it either. Burr, Craig played mostly OF in St.L as he wi more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:35:40 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] My top 15: 1) Owens 2) Ranaudo 3) Rodriguez 4) Barnes 5) Hembree 6) Johnson 7) Escobar 8) L Diaz 9) T Ball 10) Kopech   Sox4ever [/QUOTE] Ur ranking seems more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:26:54 EDT

    guy goes into a mini slump and its panic time, and we have to change our leadoff hitter?  Sorry. some need to exhibit more patience. That is exactly how NOT to manage a lineup. Baseball players (the r more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 06:17:54 EDT

    In response to rameakap's comment: [QUOTE] In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] It makes sense that trading for a big bat will probably mean having to part with one of our young catchers. The more »

  • Posted 08/28/2014 05:48:32 EDT

    In response to BosoxJoe5's comment:   In response to RigatoniT's comment:     It's pumpsies forum now.... southpaw will drop in once or twice a month and say he 'approves of the great job" pumpsie is more »

  • Posted 08/27/2014 04:53:44 EDT

    In response to craze4sox's comment: [QUOTE] In response to jasko2248's comment: [QUOTE] In response to craze4sox's comment: [QUOTE] In response to jasko2248's comment: [QUOTE] In response to craze4sox more »

  • Posted 08/27/2014 04:40:19 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] While I wasnt in favor of Youk to 3b, and was a big fan of Rizzo (Gonzo for 22M was ridiculous), that whole o more »

  • Posted 08/27/2014 04:38:59 EDT

    In response to psychofool's comment: [QUOTE] In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] Matt Barnes, Henry Owens, Blake Swihart and JBJ were the players we got for those two. While I wasnt in favor more »

  • Posted 08/25/2014 06:42:39 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: [QUOTE] Why is it we put so much emphasis on offense, and so little emphasis on defense?   Maybe it's because there's no easy, quantifiable number we can hang our hats on more »

  • Posted 08/25/2014 06:31:02 EDT

    Matt Barnes, Henry Owens, Blake Swihart and JBJ were the players we got for those two. While I wasnt in favor of Youk to 3b, and was a big fan of Rizzo (Gonzo for 22M was ridiculous), that whole offse more »

  • Posted 08/25/2014 06:16:26 EDT

    In response to redsoxpride34's comment: I think vasquez would have to be the one to deal of the two. Swihart is a switch hitting, defensively sound catcher with a really good arm. Check out his caught more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 08:06:53 EDT

    In response to craze4sox's comment: [QUOTE] In response to 2004Idiot's comment: [QUOTE]      By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com    BOSTON -- "It's not all wishful thinking. The Red Sox have talked about more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 12:01:42 EDT

    In response to miscricket's comment: [QUOTE] For what it's worth..at the same time I noticed the original moderator thread gone..the other problem of the "on the front burner" category disappearing ha more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 11:47:19 EDT

    With 7 OFers now (JBJ, Nava, Vic,  Craig,  Betts,  Cespedes, Castillo) Someone or two are definitely going somewhere else.  We have plenty of MLB talent as well as prospects to trade for either a pitc more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 11:40:06 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] Found the old thread through my profile history, if anyone's interested... http://www.boston.com/community/ more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 08:56:09 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: [QUOTE] In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] Love Vasquez since first time i saw him in AA. Hes only going to get better, and thats scary. His offense is pretty g more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 08:48:23 EDT

    How many batting stances and little quirky timing mechanisms did he use this year? Dont overthink things. He doesnt need a specialized hitting coach. the kid has proved he can hit at a high level in A more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 06:45:46 EDT

    Love Vasquez since first time i saw him in AA. Hes only going to get better, and thats scary. His offense is pretty good too. Shows a good eye at the plate, and although not much power to speak of hes more »

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