About Me: "Walt Whitman once said, 'I see great things in baseball. It's our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.' You could look it up." - Bull Durham, 1988
Comment on: The Red Sox are paying the price for patience
Posted 06/10/2015 05:17:21 EDT
This is precisely why the Red Sox hired Chili Davis. Would love to hear what he has to say.
Comment on: Red Sox keep em shop em dump em - Touching All the Bases - Boston.com
Posted 10/02/2014 11:09:32 EDT
All well and good, Chad, but what about JBJ? I think we should try to shop him in a serious fashion and recover some value. I don't think he wants to be in Boston.
Comment on: A Call to Arms: Red Sox Rotation Rebuilding
Posted 08/10/2014 02:01:48 EDT
I don't know how anyone can seriously think that Ryan Dempster should or could return to the Red Sox.
Comment on: Boston.com Needs Your Help Indoctrinating 2 Writers from New York
Posted 06/27/2014 06:08:50 EDT
I say this in all sincerity: Walk the Freedom Trail. Preferably with someone you really care about. Stand on the site of the Boston Massacre. Visit the Granary Grounds. Will they let you hike up the s more »
Comment on: MLB approves expanded replay starting this season - Baseball - Boston.com
Posted 01/17/2014 12:02:47 EST
Such a bad idea. The game is the lesser for it.
Comment on: A year later, Red Sox again thinking about Drew - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 12/25/2013 04:04:05 EST
Happy Holidays, Peter. Great job, as usual.
Comment on: Scott Boras claims Stephen Drew market is active - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 12/11/2013 11:45:44 EST
A a kid, Mr. Boras must have many imaginary friends. Who knew that they would return as imagnary ball clubs pursuing his clients?
Comment on: Joint drug program releases findings - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 11/30/2013 12:27:19 EST
Comment on: John Farrell named American League manager of the year - The Buzz - Boston.com sports news
Posted 11/12/2013 11:48:13 EST
I think this was MLB cashing Tito's chit. Tito was hosed - twice - for MOTY and this was just catch-up. Sure Farrell deserved it, but - yeah -Tito needed props and those Toronto guys have long memorie more »
Comment on: GM Meetings set to start in Orlando - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 11/11/2013 12:21:31 EST
Nice for John Farrell, no grudges, but Tito was hosed more than once on MOTY - like 2004 - and I would not be disappointed if he got it this time around. He did a nice job in Cleveland. Just saying.
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Posted 10/13/2013 10:33:35 EDT
Joe West's close calls at the plate - about 50% accurate - had both teams flummoxed. Sox pitching held a potent Tiger's lineup to just one run, but Sox let themselves get thrown. Game should have ha more »
Comment on: Red Sox clinch AL East title, beat Blue Jays 6-3 - Red Sox - Boston.com
Posted 09/21/2013 12:13:34 EDT
"Lester is the 11th pitcher in Red Sox history to record 100 victories, and just the third left-hander." The other two being Lefty Grove and Mel Parnell. Surprised that Bruce Hurst and Bill Lee won f more »
Comment on: Carl Crawford wants to beat the Red Sox 'bad' - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 08/23/2013 06:25:03 EDT
Yeah, Carl. This series is just one huge grudge match staged for your benefit. Thanks for volunteering to give back all that money to the Red Sox because you never did anything to deserve it. Say what more »
Comment on: Pen blows 4-run lead, Red Sox fall 9-7 to Angels - Red Sox - Boston.com
Posted 07/07/2013 12:00:04 EDT
Quality teams will take a loss like this and shake it off, get back to the park in a good mood and get to work on a new winning streak. This is a test of talent, of course, but also a test of characte more »
Comment on: Time for Red Sox to make corrections - Touching All the Bases - Boston.com
Posted 05/13/2013 02:03:23 EDT
I am one of the few who is not calling for the return of Papelbon. Just saying. I can do without the manufactured drama in a closer.
Comment on: Joel Hanrahan out for season - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 05/11/2013 11:38:43 EDT
Major gaffe here for the medical staff, which initially said it was a strain - presumably after looking at the MRI. Now Dr. Andrews looks at the MRI and sees a tear. Hmm. More issues with the med sta more »
Comment on: Final: Rangers 7, Red Sox 0 - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 05/03/2013 11:05:17 EDT
No worries. Yankees lost to Oakland 2-0. Sox got a break.
Comment on: Greetings from Gate A-17 - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 05/03/2013 01:22:10 EDT
I meant to say that I had few problems with Customs. Getting from one point to another in Pearson can be tiresome, especially when you get to a stretch of terminal where you need to go down an escala more »
Posted 05/03/2013 11:40:05 EDT
Which airport? I never had a problem at Pearson - always moved through it fairly quickly. Are you flying out of Billy Bishop? Just curious.
Comment on: Clay Buchholz denies accusations - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 05/03/2013 12:07:00 EDT
Sounds to me like the Blue Jays' broadcasters are trying to explain away the fact that their team sucks so far this year. And they aren't doing a very good job of it. "Hey, let's blame this Buchholz more »
Comment on: Some odd moments in a loss for the Sox - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 05/01/2013 06:39:41 EDT
Agreed. Salty has turned into a multi-year project. Tek would have known this. Very concerned.
Comment on: Final: Red Sox 3, Rays 2 - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 04/16/2013 06:42:47 EDT
Julian - I may not be the first to write this, but the Red Sox have not won their first four series. They lost the first series at Fenway to the Orioles, one game to two.
Comment on: Wade Boggs wants Red Sox to retire his number - Boston.com
Posted 04/10/2013 01:00:44 EDT
Seems to me that Boggs and the Red Sox are engaged in a game of chicken.
Comment on: . . . And Red Sox fans wanna puke - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 04/05/2013 05:06:26 EDT
Hey, that's Sterling. It's as good as it gets. Never any better.
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