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About Me: Born Keene, NH, grad. Somerville HS (1942). Service in China and Germany (1943 - 1948). Living in Ft. Myers since 1978. Wife was in best nursing home in US (Shady Rest) with Alzheimer's---from April 2004 until recently; the 14th of August 2014. Now buried (where I will go) in Keene, NH, Wanna guess how important the Sox and Celts are to me? First "heroes": Wally Berger and Jimmie Foxx.

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  • Posted 01/29/2015 09:39:50 EST

    How about and "oldest of the year"; that way no feelings get hurt because there is no voting. As of 1/30 2015, I am 90 Yrs, 1 mo. and 19 days. Old farts, only, need apply

  • Posted 01/29/2015 08:00:50 EST

    In response to seannybboi's comment: Is it normal that a then 17 yr old who just finished his 1st career pro yr at the rookie level ranked this high or is Devers getting some serious consideration as more »

  • Posted 01/28/2015 11:10:59 EST

    I can see the trade. I'm still leery of this bullpen, but this helps. Renaudo was a disappointment. Will Koji be Koji? We'll blow a lor of games without him. Team is loaded with quality position playe more »

  • Posted 01/27/2015 10:29:02 EST

    Why do most of you continue to ignore the player who may very well be the "best" position player on this team. You'll have a .300, 25 steal, .480 OBP leading off, PLAYING RF,-----AND IT AIN'T SHANE VI more »

  • Posted 01/25/2015 09:33:54 EST

    In response to chickenandboose's comment:

    Ortiz must be behind this!!!!




    Yep, no doubt about it! Sorry, Dacid. It's a dumb suggestion to begin with.

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  • Posted 01/25/2015 09:31:26 EST

    He wants more runs? Juice up the ball. Changing the basic rules of baseball, in this way, would be just plain stupid. Where did they get this guy?

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  • Posted 01/25/2015 09:21:15 EST

    In response to craze4sox's comment: Bold prediction for sure but I think we have yet to see the best of Porcello or Kelly so anything is possible.   http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/red-sox-p-joe-k more »

  • Forum Post: Craig at 3B ?

    Posted 01/24/2015 10:38:54 EST

    In response to tripleb2066's comment:

    Did I read somewhere that Allen Craig used to play third? Any chance he could get a look there in the spring?



    No, we just bought one, remember? A real one.

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  • Posted 01/21/2015 09:52:53 EST

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: "Some of the players mentioned have been: 1B/OF Allen Craig, SP Joe Kelly, 3B prospect Garin Cecchini, SP Matt Barnes, OF Jackie Bradley Jr. and several others." A more »

  • Posted 01/21/2015 09:46:17 EST

    In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: Regular season:  our 4 and 5 spots have been spotty as all get out for the past however many years.  I will take Masterson and Miley all day over any of the com more »

  • Posted 01/18/2015 10:47:28 EST

    Yes; I am on the other side, politically, but that does cloud the fact that he should have been voted in. You don't vote when your pitchimg; you pitch. And that's what the vote is for. His baseball hi more »

  • Posted 01/18/2015 01:58:41 EST

    In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Kingface12's comment: [QUOTE] In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] Flipping channels, go past ESPN, more »

  • Posted 01/18/2015 01:55:41 EST

    I don't know exactly what was said, or by whom; I think this team will score a helluva lot of runs and be fun to watch. Unless there's a Pedro or Roger around there is always a pitching issue. Nothing more »

  • Posted 01/18/2015 10:34:18 EST

    In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] Flipping channels, go past ESPN, nect channel showing 2014 game. Sox at Rays. 8th innin, Miller comes gets SO. Score sti more »

  • Posted 01/17/2015 06:09:04 EST

    Flipping channels, go past ESPN, nect channel showing 2014 game. Sox at Rays. 8th innin, Miller comes gets SO. Score still 0-0/ Purinski getS ONon. Victorino bunts straight back to the pitcher, pyzins more »

  • Posted 01/16/2015 08:15:31 EST

    In response to craze4sox's comment: In response to notin's comment: The price tag for Cole Hamels looks like some unprecedented territory. While reports vary about what Philadelphia wants, ranging all more »

  • Posted 01/15/2015 06:27:37 EST

    In response to MadMc44's comment: How about  Mookie or Xander for Hamels and 24 YO reliever Ken Giles. Obviously you would have to add to this move with Owens and Hembree or Escobar plus Margot--or Mo more »

  • Posted 01/14/2015 11:09:43 EST

    In response to DonHolman's comment: In response to dustcover's comment: [QUOTE] However, the  classic ode is structured in three major parts: the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode.  Priceless.  more »

  • Posted 01/13/2015 10:19:26 EST

    In response to dustcover's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] Mooky   Some one must have told him: Wait, wait, wait Quick, quick, quick Some one must have told him Walk softly, kid Ca more »

  • Posted 01/11/2015 09:29:02 EST

    Mooky Some one must have told him: Wait, wait, wait Quick, quick, quick Some one must have told him Walk softly, kid Carry a big stick Some one had to teach him First isn’t far enough Get that lead, more »

  • Posted 01/10/2015 11:17:44 EST

    In response to hill55's comment: FanGraphs offers the opportunity to crowdsource the projections of Mookie Betts and Javier Baez: http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/uncertainty-mookie-betts-and-javier-bae more »

  • Posted 01/07/2015 09:54:15 EST

    In response to hill55's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] None of this is a secret; can be located on any browser. “At Overton (HS), Betts was also a standout basketball player, na more »

  • Forum Post: Celtics-Nets

    Posted 01/07/2015 08:56:46 EST

    In response to sycophant123's comment: I would love to see YOung get 20 minutes. So would everyone else! I would guess that if this game was in Boston, they would have. It would be hard for me to beli more »

  • Posted 01/07/2015 06:54:20 EST

    In response to Joebreidey's comment:

    Dude, you nailed it.  Thanks.

    And congratulations to his parents.  They look like they were well-involved.

     




    Thank you, Joe.

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  • Posted 01/07/2015 06:53:41 EST

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: If you find stuff like this interesting then you should really follow soxprospects (if you don't already).  But yeah.....lots to love about Mookie  The only t more »

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