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About Me: Retired RI Telco lineman,now living in Fl.....Born in Pawtucket.Lived in Providence,Cranston for 25 years;Moved to Richmond,RI IN '93 and lastly Melbourne,Fl 2004 Favorite player was Trot Nixon....saw him hit pinch hit walk off against Oakland 2003 ALDS 3rd game 11th inning at Fenway.My son and I sat in left Field....Trot said it was the 5th greatest game he'd ever played in....We all know the rest of the Story!

LittleRhodyJack's Comments

  • Comment on: 'Tough sixth inning dooms this Lackey mission'

    Posted 09/05/2011 07:14:51 EDT

    Blame it on Theo!

  • Comment on: 'Unconventional win over Royals for stitched-up Red Sox'

    Posted 08/22/2011 10:32:00 EDT

    Recently,Josh Beckett was concerned,to say the least ,about scheduling.Well,here we are again.Thursday's 8 pm game, in texas.Why was there not an afternoon game scheduled,the Sox have Oakland at the F more »

  • Comment on: Pitching%20matchups%20for%20the%20Rangers%20series

    Posted 08/22/2011 10:21:20 EDT

    Recently,Beckett blasted MLB on scheduling.Well,seems to me,here we are again,or do I have it wrong.Why,are the Sox involved in a 8pm game on Thursday.They have a weekend visit with Oakland at the Fen more »

  • Comment on: 'Crawford simply too good to stay this bad'

    Posted 08/21/2011 10:19:14 EDT

    Tough City,Tough Fans.There's a saying,as we all know,"Get out of the kitchen,if you can't bear the heat"....Carl is very laid back,he's a wanna pleaser.Time will heal all things,once he accepts this more »

  • Comment on: 'MLB, umpire agree: He blew call in 19th inning'

    Posted 07/28/2011 04:05:20 EDT

    dvcooke........Beg to differ with you Mr.cooke.As soon as he could see what was occurring,he easily could have easily abandened his attention and made an attempt to assist a very vital call at home... more »

  • Comment on: 'MLB, umpire agree: He blew call in 19th inning'

    Posted 07/28/2011 09:16:15 EDT

    Of course,he (Meals) being on the opposite side of the tag could not get a view of the tag.The 1st base ump could have approached as the play was creating and assisted in the call (overrule)....These more »

  • Comment on: 'Lucchino: Sox not shy about making first move'

    Posted 07/24/2011 06:04:38 EDT

    I'm betting Jeff Francoeur will be in a Sox outfit by the end of the week,They,(KC)coming to the Fens,tomorrow will be showtime for Jeff.I hope he does well,I like this kid.The Sox, will be all over h more »

  • Comment on: 'Lucchino: Sox not shy about making first move'

    Posted 07/24/2011 10:20:06 EDT

    My 2 cents say it's time to let Drew go,he's only taking up space.Jeff Francoeur,KC outfielder is my answer.Young 27 fear old right hand bat,respectable stats,would be a great asset.His salary,per Bas more »

  • Comment on: 'Heavy hitters are able to deal with deadline'

    Posted 07/20/2011 08:36:45 EDT

    Jeff Francoeur,27 year old from KCR,makes sense to me.He was a GG in '07,has decent bat,too.Otherwise,stay with what has been sucessful.Down the road,there will be more opportunity.Protect the Farm,it more »

  • Comment on: 'Time for Red Sox to go and get this Met'

    Posted 07/17/2011 10:36:34 EDT

    Nick,you don't take the ornaments off the tree,to put a star on top.People love ornaments,especially promising ones.The Sox are a very exceptional team,when healthy.Their offensive stats indicate this more »

  • Comment on: 'Nolan Ryan says fan's widow worried about son'

    Posted 07/08/2011 11:01:06 EDT

    I believe,Bob Ryan,this morning on NESN,mentioned that the practice of throwing souvineers (baseballs) was adopted by MLB in 1994.A small gesture to salute the fans.I often wondered about this,because more »

  • Comment on: 'Lackey’

    Posted 07/08/2011 10:41:44 EDT

    He needs a Shrink.Incidental Paranoia is his problem.He's too absorbed with minute incidents........Murphy's Law is an absolute suspect.He waits on it,when it happens, he comes unglued.When things go more »

  • Comment on: 'Astros’

    Posted 07/01/2011 09:12:45 EDT

    Great article,write.This is one of the reasons why BB is my favorite sport.It's a slow sport,By that I mean it's a chatty sport.lot's of down time,on the bench,in the dugouts,in the stands.Sharing,cha more »

  • Comment on: 'Red Sox’

    Posted 06/14/2011 05:55:02 EDT

    I believe in you,too,Alfredo.I really do.I love my Sox......wonderful story more »

  • Comment on: 'Plate collisions don’

    Posted 05/28/2011 07:33:30 EDT

    Incidental contact cannot be avoided,but there should be some protection against (charging.)The catcher is extraordinarly vunerable trying to catch the ball,The runner only has to focus on scoring.As more »

  • Comment on: Matsuzaka%20returns%20to%20Japan

    Posted 05/25/2011 06:25:20 EDT

    "What a revolting development this is!"....(Chester A. Riley) more »

  • Comment on: 'Posada brouhaha might be first of many in Bronx'

    Posted 05/16/2011 09:37:33 EDT

    "Although your hair is gray,my dear,you're not old.Although there are wrinkles on your face,my dear,you're not old.But when your mind makes a date your body can't take,you're old,damn,you're old!".... more »

  • Comment on: 'Iglesias rolls with new role'

    Posted 05/09/2011 11:52:40 EDT

    This is the move of Summer arriving early.The Sox are going to get hot.There will be blowout games,good and bad,so Iggy will get his chances to reveal his talents.....Now,if only Jed could remember wh more »

  • Comment on: 'Jenks isn’

    Posted 05/02/2011 07:49:24 EDT

    Bobby,you need a Shrink.He'll adjust the head.Hate to think this keeps goin this way.....when in the pen,warming up,is he not finding the plate? You don't think they'd send him in not knowing where th more »

  • Comment on: 'Early troubles forced Rondo to the bench'

    Posted 05/02/2011 07:36:27 EDT

    So goes Rondo,so go the Celts.The most important part of the body watched from the bench..........gotta play smart or it's all over. more »

  • Comment on: 'Sox are bunch of lost souls'

    Posted 04/30/2011 09:01:23 EDT

    Comedy of errors.There in a funk,they'll be ok.The last two games should have been won,stupid errors and negative thinking are plagueing them.The bats will come around,May is here,things are and will more »

  • Comment on: 'Crawford won’

    Posted 04/24/2011 07:58:32 EDT

    I think it's the Contract that's affecting CC'S ability.Getting all that money is in his head,he feels he has to do more.CC hears jeers about the money he's getting and it's tearing him up.Fortunately more »

  • Comment on: Lowrie is no longer sold short - Touching All the Bases -

    Posted 04/21/2011 10:36:47 EDT

    Time to trade Scutaro.Jed has to play.Bring up Iglesias for defensive purposes.Even in unlikely circumstances,Jed is the one for SS and Jose needs the confidence of the Big Leagues. more »

  • Comment on: 'Lowrie happy to lead the way for Red Sox'

    Posted 04/17/2011 09:31:37 EDT

    If he could only catch!.....Actually,my take on it is Marco has to go.Jed has to play and SS is the position.Marco is not the answer.Bring Iggy up from Pawtucket for defensive purposes.Jed is 27 and h more »

  • Comment on: 'Sox let one get away'

    Posted 04/12/2011 06:58:46 EDT

    The thing that truly perplexes me is that how great he pitches in "The Classic" against the greatest players in BB,then we get this?....Somebody got into his head and deprived him of pitching his want more »