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Comment on: 'Red Sox unworthy of playoffs, even if they qualify'
Posted 09/23/2011 07:02:02 EDT
Ace pitchers like Sabathia or Verlander step it up and pitch a dominating game or 2 at the end. Becket and Lester simply have not. As for the rest of the staff is any one of these guys capable of winn more »
Comment on: Is there a point to making the playoffs? - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 09/21/2011 04:49:38 EDT
Look at it this way - if they make the playoffs we can dispose of the high expectations, relax and enjoy the game. I would feel a lot better if we had Bucholtz and Youkilis fit and healthy. It would b more »
Posted 09/20/2011 06:44:16 EDT
At least Crawford and Lackey showed up once in a while. After the ridiculous amount we spent on them Dice-K and JD cowboyed DOWN more »
Comment on: Saving our young from ourselves - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/07/2011 07:01:11 EST
We have failed to learn the lessons of World War I, much less Vietnam, etc, etc, etc. There is never enough money to educate, to heal, but always enough for war, even though we have not fought anyone more »
Comment on: No subsidy for NPR - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/24/2010 04:33:40 EST
No doubt Mr. Jacoby would have us listen/watch Fox News 24-7. Afte3r all, Fox is "fair and balanced" assuming one wants a fair balance between conservative Republicans and extremely conservative Repub more »
Comment on: 'Rangers headed to World Series for first time'
Posted 10/23/2010 12:43:57 EDT
Fine - let the Steinbrenners sign Barry Bonds. He could be part of a Yankees youth movement. more »
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Posted 10/08/2010 01:12:51 EDT
Those who want to run Francona out of town are fools. How many other Red Sox managers have won WS titles in your lifetime? How many managers - period - could have led a depleted team made up mostly of more »
Comment on: 'Splendid memories of a genuine giant'
Posted 09/29/2010 06:11:39 EDT
I was fortunate enough to see Ted Williams hit a home run at a game at Fenway in 1960. I can still picture the classic swing and the long high arc. The ball took a long time to land in the bleachers. more »
Comment on: 'Rays leave Sox in deep trouble'
Posted 09/08/2010 12:27:30 EDT
Face it folks, Tito knows as well as anyone that you can't make chicken salad out of chicken feathers. After all the injuries and the breakdown of the bullpen this is a team of raw rookies and cast-of more »
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Posted 08/31/2010 11:11:54 EDT
Just a thought - you don't want to be stuck on the Bourne or Sagamore bridge when a category 4 hurricane hits. more »
Comment on: In this corner - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/30/2010 11:51:59 EDT
The two-state format will ultimately be the solution. It can be the only solution that provides justice both for Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs. The only question that remains is how many years an more »
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Posted 08/19/2010 08:52:49 EDT
At this point let's please not make any Jeff Bagwell for Larry Anderson deals. Better to be well armed for 2011 than pursue a long odds possibility of catching either New York or Tampa Bay. more »
Comment on: Boston Red Sox - Lester, 'pen help Red Sox eke out split with Yanks - Boston.com
Posted 08/09/2010 07:16:27 EDT
With a split the Red Sox are not completely out of it but they have to get hot and hope that New York or Tampa Bay collapses. The chances of either team collapsing is unlikely. Do your best guys and d more »
Comment on: 'Making a trip to see the Red Sox’
Posted 07/27/2010 08:26:38 EDT
One of the highest unemployment rates in the nation and Rhode Island offers 75 million to lure Schilling's company, which has yet to produce anything of value? There's a big disconnect here, but that more »
Comment on: 'Rain a minor inconvenience to players'
Posted 07/11/2010 08:01:50 EDT
Will the author of the article please enlighten us as to which is the oldest ballpark in the majors? Do the math: Fenway, 1912 - Wrigley, 1914. more »
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Posted 06/15/2010 06:24:20 EDT
I am not going to call the integrity of the umpire into question as he made the call as he saw fit. We have technology available today that was unheard of years ago. Why not use it? Baseball is not un more »
Comment on: Oil fuels better lives - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/09/2010 11:24:05 EDT
Amazing how our European brethren are content to be less blessed than we. This is indeed a mixed blessing. In the future we shall need to move on to other technologies as this "blessing" is not sustai more »
Comment on: 'Tough to close book on Big Papi'
Posted 05/05/2010 08:46:37 EDT
If Ortiz had hit that ball 2 feet to the left or to the right, it would have been a clutch hit and we have had a very different tone to this article, not to mention the comments here. more »
Comment on: 'Quite an outing for Delcarmen'
Posted 04/27/2010 11:45:15 EDT
I know it's early but I hope the pitching turns around real soon. Good to see Manny DelCarmen turn in a fine performance. The official should have awarded him the win. more »
Posted 04/27/2010 11:43:29 EDT
Comment on: 'Patriots draft pick Hernandez failed marijuana tests'
Posted 04/27/2010 11:37:04 EDT
This is a tempest in a teapot. more »
Comment on: 'Spouting off for the Tea Party'
Posted 04/22/2010 04:44:35 EDT
This whole thing about Obama's citizenship is a rant in the wind. He has shown his birth certificate and these people are never going to believe it. Besides, the question is not where he was born but more »
Comment on: 'Red Sox hoping Ortiz, Cameron, Beltre give them solid triple'
Posted 03/30/2010 10:18:53 EDT
Folks, remember that it's pitching that wins over a long season and the Sox have pitching up and down the staff. The hitting may not quite match last season but it will prove more than adequate. The R more »
Comment on: 'Ellsbury not on power trip'
Posted 03/25/2010 09:55:13 EDT
Home runs and stolen bases are both glitzy stuff. What you want to see is higher OBP. The real use of speed is to convert ground outs to singles, singles into doubles and getting the extra base on a h more »
Comment on: A measure of history - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/25/2010 09:21:33 EDT
In five attempt to repeal a law that mandates that no American can be denied health coverage for a pre-existing condition. Try to repeal a law that attempts to cover every child in the country and see more »