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  • Posted 09/01/2014 09:15:53 EDT

    Mujica is mediocrity defined. He's fairly cheap at $4.75 million for next season, so I don't mind him in the pen somewhere, but he's certainly not closer material or even back up closer material. Teak more »

  • Posted 08/30/2014 12:20:30 EDT

    You're a more patient man than I. I'm calling him an official bust right now and am prepared to cut bait with him. The man is uncoachable, in the sense that no matter what is said to him or by whom, h more »

  • Posted 08/30/2014 12:02:46 EDT

    Excellent post!!   In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to 67redsox's comment: [QUOTE]   Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.   more »

  • Posted 08/30/2014 11:59:05 EDT

    The bottom line is we are now a different team and if we hope to contend next season we're going to have to bash teams with offensive prowess. You don't accomplish that by constantly trying to unload more »

  • Posted 08/30/2014 01:30:28 EDT

    We need Napoli next season IMO. We have enough spots to fill without looking for more, and with a beefed up line up he could be a potent bat. I agree he's not really worth it on paper now, but think w more »

  • Posted 08/27/2014 10:26:54 EDT

    I would love to see Betts tried at SS for September to see if he could handle the position for next season. He's had some limited exposure in the minors, but as a 2nd baseman should be able to handle more »

  • Posted 08/27/2014 09:40:30 EDT

    I love your enthusiasm hombre! I too am excited to watch Betts and to see a smart player like he pick up the game at the MLB level. I wish he could possibly transition to SS, because I think at 21 Xan more »

  • Posted 08/25/2014 09:07:42 EDT

    Agreed. I guess it's all water under the bridge now, and the focus has got to be on next season. I do like some of the recent moves and how they position us going into next season. I don't believe we more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 03:44:48 EDT

    Ummm....ok he has a lifetime OPS of .783 and not the .800 I estimated it at. But your passionate defense of the Red Sox unwillingness to best the Yanks crazy contract for Ells is completely unnecessar more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 09:15:58 EDT

    Nicely said ABQDan! There is also the matter of physical development. Sometimes players just need some age on them. Xander is 21 yrs old and JBJ 24. Both will be stronger and better if they stay exact more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 09:04:08 EDT

    You should listen to this man. He know's of what he speaks.   Teakus-Carpe Veritatem!     In response to redsoxdirtdog's comment: [QUOTE] I don't think then Red Sox are "giving up" on JBJ, but it seem more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 09:01:01 EDT

    You are 100% correct AL34. I can't imagine a worse rookie performance year for us in my lifetime. If it wasn't for Brock Holt's stunning success it would have been truly embarrassing. I think they're more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 08:55:52 EDT

    Jacoby is a lifetime .294 hitter with an .800 OPS from the centerfield position...what's not to like?? His contract was too high and the Spankees outbid us, but so what?! He's still a STUD player even more »

  • Posted 08/24/2014 08:26:25 EDT

    This move is very encouraging and all of Red Sox Nation should be pleased. He's not the stud quality player like some other recent Cuban immigrant signings, but he's an excellent baseball player well more »

  • Posted 08/23/2014 08:09:34 EDT

    I'm guessing some of the kids will be packaged for a Stanton or other stud player. The Marlins would have to be knocked off their feet to let Stanton go, but I think we have the pieces to do it, inclu more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 09:08:19 EDT

    The Red Sox front office continues to send Clay out there when he DOES NOT DESERVE A SPOT IN THE ROTATION. He is statistically the worst starter in the majors (with enough innings pitched to count) an more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 09:01:36 EDT

    Watching and waiting for rookies to develop can be maddening at times! I screamed from day 1 that JBJ needed another year to season in AAA, because he was simply over matched at the plate. The fact it more »

  • Forum Post: Is Tulo a fit?

    Posted 08/14/2014 08:34:04 EDT

    Man alive, I'm glad we didn't shake on that deal for Tulo!! He's Mike Lowell now, only with a monstrous contract. Oh well Moon...back to the drawing board kemosabe! Might I propose the following: We t more »

  • Forum Post: Accountability

    Posted 08/13/2014 06:03:55 EDT

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0Ah4PW47PiAi-dGhxT2g1OG8zZXR3NVZPaUVBRHpzS3c&output=html   In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Teakus' comment: [QUOTE] Of course it more »

  • Forum Post: Is Tulo a fit?

    Posted 08/13/2014 10:17:36 EDT

    Haha! Thx Dannycater. I do admit to being a bit of an eye catcher. **Struts**     Teaks, you got to copyright the Blue font. You and moon can go on tour...The Bold Fonts [/QUOTE] [object HTMLDivElemen more »

  • Posted 08/13/2014 10:11:45 EDT

    Well said sir and I totally agree. He remains one of our top prospects and I'm faaar from giving up on him. In fact, I'm thinking if his body does catch up next year or the year after and he's able to more »

  • Forum Post: Is Tulo a fit?

    Posted 08/13/2014 09:55:44 EDT

    I think it's time to officially nominate Moon for GM! Very creative mind capable of thinking outside the box. I actually like this whole proposal Moon....though I am not at all concerned about staying more »

  • Posted 08/13/2014 08:22:19 EDT

    Hehe! Flapjack I don't understand your reluctance to simply admit JBJ is presently overmatched at the MLB level. The man isn't hitting .230 after 4 months...he's hitting .211. His freaking OPS is .570 more »

  • Forum Post: Accountability

    Posted 08/13/2014 08:02:30 EDT

    Of course it was! We had Brock Holt playing 3rd base as well remember, but after Drew was signed and Xander moved to 3rd, he went to the OF. Off course the Middlebrooks injury played a role, as did ma more »

  • Forum Post: Accountability

    Posted 08/13/2014 12:24:23 EDT

    Drew was signed with the understanding he'd been out of baseball a long time and he'd need several weeks to get into game shape. His 1st game for us was June 15th against Cleveland. And we were only a more »