Comment on: David Ortiz Digs In Against Accusations of Steroid Use - Extra Bases - Boston.com
Posted 03/27/2015 10:33:41 EDT
I don't blame him for being upset. I agree 100%. And yes, he should be in the HOF. Writers are so quick to have a story that they don't care if they ruin a person's reputation or not. All this is spec more »
Comment on: Red Sox Would Be Short-Sighted to Take Workman Out of Rotation for Buchholz or Doubront - Eric Wilbur's Sports Blog - Boston.com
Posted 02/19/2015 04:00:57 EST
I was wrong. But everyone I mentioned is now gone tool more »
Comment on: As of Tuesday, 'Boston PawSox' Now Up to 19 Members - Extra Bases - Boston.com
Posted 08/06/2014 08:49:43 EDT
If half of these guys turn into something close to big, then we might be set up for a long run of success (remember the Yankees of the 90's?). We weren't going to come back this year. Might as well ge more »
Comment on: If They Red Sox Continue To Plod Along Like This, Would They Consider Trading David Ortiz? - Touching All the Bases - Boston.com
Posted 06/25/2014 09:05:31 EDT
No way, no how, never going to happen. He was given extra years so he could try to get his 500th HR as a Red Sox. Needs to pick it up if he is going to do that, but what they really need to do is dump more »
Comment on: Hernandez, Morrison lead M's 12-3 rout of Red Sox
Posted 06/24/2014 09:50:53 EDT
Maybe it's time for a new batting coach? Not sure if it's team chemistry or just pushing too hard, but something is off big time and has been all year with scoring runs. more »
Posted 06/11/2014 01:19:30 EDT
They aren't trading Lester or Lackey. Lackey is way too reasonable for next year, and he is pitching well right now. I would be more inclined to think they might trade Peavy or Doubront first. Throw i more »
Comment on: Jake Peavy on Replay System: 'This Is a Joke, Itâs Embarrassing' - Extra Bases - Boston.com
Posted 05/02/2014 09:00:27 EDT
Good for Peavy to speak his mind. I think they need the extra umpire in each stadium and they can sit in the booth in the ball park. Why have it all in NY? They can rotate the crew with the extra man, more »
Comment on: Ortiz got what he wanted in new deal - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 03/26/2014 10:48:07 EDT
Will the Ortiz bashers please give it a break. Who else could produce and be as clutch as this man has been. Starting Pitchers only pitch every 5-6 days (and you already know what they make). Some more »
Comment on: Sox make qualifying offers to Drew, Ellsbury and Napoli - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 11/05/2013 08:49:36 EST
The big question here is... If Ells was on another team right now and becoming a free agent, would we be drooling over him and offering him Crawford money or more? If the answer is yes, then we shoul more »
Comment on: Scott Boras says GMs inquiring about Jacoby Ellsbury - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 10/31/2013 02:16:27 EDT
Gotta love the whole Eye Doctor excuse.....
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Posted 10/15/2013 01:16:03 EDT
I also don't understand why Farrell doesn't at least give Bogaerts a chance to play for Drew. Drew has come up in some big situations and hasn't come thru. I know he is playing the Left hand hitting more »
Comment on: Final: Orioles 8, Red Sox 5 - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 04/10/2013 10:33:31 EDT
I'm already done with Hanrahan. I've not been impressed yet and he just blew the game. Give Bailey back the closer role.
Comment on: Youkilis discusses free agent options - Baseball - Boston.com
Posted 12/10/2012 02:02:30 EST
Kinda looks like one of the Hantz brothers in the picture on the main site page.....
Comment on: RI board approves 38 Studios litigation committee - News - Boston.com
Posted 08/28/2012 01:02:23 EDT
It's too bad that he wasn't better at the business side of the company. The game he created is actually really really good. I wish another game company would pick up the rights to it so they could sup more »
Comment on: 'Schilling's company gives RI bad $1.1M check'
Posted 05/18/2012 09:01:59 EDT
In Defense of Schilling, the game his company created (Kingdoms of Alamur - Reckoning) is a great game. As an avid RPG game player, I bought the game on release. It has all the best features that I li more »
Comment on: Josh Beckett needs to go for the good of the franchise - Boston Sports Blog - Boston.com
Posted 05/11/2012 09:23:56 EDT
Unfortunately I agree. It's time to clean house and bring up the AAA players that give a crap. I think if Beckett is gone, Lester & Buch might come around and straighten up. He's a bad influence on bo more »
Comment on: 'Red Sox acquire center fielder Marlon Byrd from Cubs'
Posted 04/23/2012 08:51:40 EDT
Bowden was starting to look like he had figured something out. He had a decent 3.0 ERA this year so far (better than most of the pitchers in the bullpen). Why dump him for another temp player who is n more »
Comment on: 'Red Sox have intriguing decisions with Varitek, Wakefield'
Posted 10/11/2011 12:11:58 EDT
Keep Wake for insurance, offer Tek a coaching job. Both still stay with the sox. more »
Comment on: 'Bedard glad to be moving up'
Posted 08/03/2011 08:38:46 EDT
I'm willing to give the guy a chance. If you've been on the losing side of teams your whole career, wouldn't you be a little bitter and grumpy? Maybe being on a great team will help him with the attit more »
Comment on: 'GM Epstein saves his best prospects'
Posted 08/01/2011 07:17:55 EDT
CraftyandSly1, Tom Gordon had a streak of over 50 games (54 I think, over 40 in one year) in the late 1990s, so Paps has a way to go yet, but it is a positive direction. He looked really good against more »
Comment on: 'Right now, future for Ortiz is bright'
Posted 07/12/2011 11:45:48 EDT
User Image drh042003, the reason David had rough ending to 2009 and rough start to 2010, was probably because he was coming back from an injury. It took him a couple years to get back to form. Also, b more »
Comment on: 'Clouds are hovering over Red Sox'
Posted 04/14/2011 08:34:26 EDT
Couple of things I would suggest. First, put Lowrie in at SS, see how he does for a week. Let our Captain catch every other day. The Sox seem to do better with him catching. Stick with a Lineup for mo more »
Comment on: Li'l Papi has become a big hit at Red Sox camp - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 02/23/2011 08:46:01 EST
This kid is getting the whole experience. Learning the profession from a young age. He should be really good down the road and hopefully he has fun. That's where David is surely to rub off. You must h more »
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Posted 02/02/2011 09:41:39 EST
I can't wait for the base stealing competition between Ells & Crawford. You gotta believe there's going to be a gentleman's bet about who's going to steal the most bases. This is going to be a fun yea more »
Comment on: 'Red Sox interested in reliever Wheeler'
Posted 12/16/2010 11:54:35 EST
I'm all for a Pedro reunion. If he gets himself in shape and can work out of the bullpen, he might be a good addition (and if the price is right). It would bring back some of the fun in the dugout tha more »
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