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  • Posted 08/23/2014 12:02:51 EDT

    When Seattle catcher Mike Zunino fanned for the second out in the top of the ninth, the Red Sox had a win expectancy of 98.8 percent: http://www.lookoutlanding.com/2014/8/22/6058893/69-58-mariners-mou more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 11:21:35 EDT

    This game marked a strange reversal of the last game these two teams played at Fenway Park when the Red Sox scored six runs in the bottom of the ninth inning for an 8-7 win in another Felix Hernandez more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 05:20:41 EDT

    Red Sox 1. Daniel Nava (S) 1B 2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B 3. David Ortiz (L) DH 4. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF 5. Allen Craig (R) RF 6. Will Middlebrooks (R) 3B 7. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS 8. Mookie Betts (R) C more »

  • Posted 08/22/2014 01:03:38 EDT

    I hope Rusney Castillo performs well for the Red Sox. However, the market for Cuban hitters may have overheated with the relative successes of Yoenis Cespedes in 2012, Yasiel Puig in 2013 and Jose Abr more »

  • Posted 08/21/2014 06:54:18 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: Where I live the MLB NETWORK is either going to present the BRAVES/REDS or the ANGELS/SOX this evening. It got me to thinking that, man, there's a ton of bori more »

  • Posted 08/20/2014 11:53:49 EDT

    At what point did Clay Buchholz' team-friendly contract transform into a player-friendly contract?

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  • Forum Post: Now's the time

    Posted 08/20/2014 11:28:28 EDT

    no objection to removal of thread

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  • Posted 08/20/2014 06:42:39 EDT

    In response to bosoxmal's comment: In response to hill55's comment: Red Sox fans should temper their expectations for 21-year-old Mookie Betts. I'm always fascinated by similar statistics even if the more »

  • Posted 08/20/2014 04:14:45 EDT

    On a possible trade of Will Middlebrooks, consider the perspective of prospective trade partners. Despite hitting in a traditionally potent lineup and playing half of his games in a historically hitte more »

  • Posted 08/20/2014 02:25:13 EDT

    Red Sox fans should temper their expectations for 21-year-old Mookie Betts. I'm always fascinated by similar statistics even if the similarity could be more random than meaningful. Compare these minor more »

  • Posted 08/19/2014 04:09:00 EDT

    Flapjack07 nailed it.

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  • Posted 08/19/2014 03:58:42 EDT

    In response to devildavid's comment: Hill, I'll be there on Saturday to watch the hometown nine take on your Mariners. Your boys have had a decent season so far.  Have a great time regardless of the g more »

  • Posted 08/19/2014 02:37:20 EDT

    I understand your point, but Anthony Rizzo never played for the Red Sox before the firstbaseman was dealt to the San Diego Padres in the Adrian Gonzalez trade.

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  • Forum Post: JBJ Optioned Down

    Posted 08/18/2014 02:36:15 EDT

    I suspect andrewmitch has trouble making friends.

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  • Posted 08/18/2014 11:28:05 EDT

    After opening an 11-game homestand by splitting four games with the Houston Astros, the Red Sox will host two more AL West clubs at Fenway Park this week, facing C.J. Wilson, Jered Weaver, Garrett Ric more »

  • Posted 08/18/2014 11:14:26 EDT

    For what it's worth, among the 30 MLB teams the Houston Astros are a close fourth from the top in homeruns and third from the bottom in wins.

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  • Posted 08/16/2014 03:35:43 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: Yes, he had a very good start. In 2012 prior to the ASB he had 185 PAs and had a BA/OPS of .298/.873. Very very good. Then the ML pitchers figured him out, and more »

  • Posted 08/15/2014 07:08:43 EDT

    I suspect the Miami Marlins plan to contend in 2015 with a team built around Giancarlo Stanton. Therefore, an offseason trade is highly unlikely. Probably the only way Miami trades Stanton to Boston w more »

  • Posted 08/15/2014 07:01:50 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: In response to hill55's comment: Just for kicks, I'll throw out Seattle players who have seen action at the MLB level this year: 26 -- Kyle Seager, Dustin Ackle more »

  • Posted 08/14/2014 09:05:39 EDT

    Just for kicks, I'll throw out Seattle players who have seen action at the MLB level this year: 26 -- Kyle Seager, Dustin Ackley, Logan Morrison 25 -- Roenis Elias, James Paxton, Yoervis Medina, James more »

  • Posted 08/14/2014 08:39:43 EDT

    This thread has several unflattering references to Will Middlebrooks so I offered only one of many comps to help assess Middlebrook' value going forward. I suspect the Red Sox keep giving Middlebrooks more »

  • Posted 08/14/2014 08:30:01 EDT

    Folks on this forum cared about Alex Liddi when I first made the comp in 2012.

    But I understand your point.

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  • Posted 08/14/2014 08:24:42 EDT

    How unfair would it be for me to revive my one-time Will Middlebrooks comp of Alex Liddi, the same-sized, same-age former Seattle righthanded power-hitting prospect who was Middlebrooks' opposing star more »

  • Posted 08/14/2014 02:47:26 EDT

    Burrito, we're placed on this earth for a purpose. Sometimes that purpose involves enduring pain, but we've worked through that pain in the past and will continue to work through the pain the future. more »

  • Posted 08/14/2014 02:19:21 EDT

    In response to jasko2248's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to therazcreation's comment: The Marlins and Sox did talk during the deadline about a deal involving Yelich and those t more »

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