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Forum Post: Game Thread 121:Red Sox at Blue Jays
Posted 08/13/2013 09:46:16 EDT
Dempster, 88 pitches , 4 hits and 1 run.... Why can't he come out for the 8th inning? He threw 10 pitches in the 7th and got the side in order.
The best defense is a good offense.
Forum Post: Ortiz is as hot as I've ever seen him. Why does he need a rest now?
Posted 08/09/2013 03:35:31 EDT
In response to DaffyDan's comment: One decision means Farrell is average? Let's do that math: 1 divided by a million = average. Yup, works for me.... -Daf. Are you forgetting how he handled Bailey more »
Posted 08/09/2013 03:34:49 EDT
In response to CTJake14's comment: Yeah he's 9 for his last 10 but 3 of those hits last night were of the seeing-eye variety. I hate to see him out of the lineup, too, but at least Farrell shook it u more »
Posted 08/08/2013 07:02:06 EDT
In response to southpaw777's comment: Because every player at some point gets an off day. Its how most players stay fresh in a 162 game season. Besides being 37yo and running a lot these past 3 days i more »
Forum Post: Sorry, but I don't like it
Posted 07/31/2013 12:11:46 EDT
In response to maine12's comment: Iggy is a back up SS. Half of the hits he had were infield hits. The sox sold on him at the highest possible value he will ever have. Peavy is a more consistant Leste more »
Forum Post: Ellsbury needed a rest?? Why?
Posted 07/24/2013 06:02:13 EDT
In response to TheExaminer's comment: We needed this thread?? Why? Remnants of softlaw's policy on posting about non issues. This thread is an unnecessary risk, or overposting in my opinion. It's need more »
Posted 07/24/2013 04:44:49 EDT
In response to BosoxJoe5's comment: In response to BOSOX1941's comment: [QUOTE] Please tell me that Farrell didn't schedule this day of rest for Ellsbury back in February ! They had 4 days of rest f more »
Posted 07/24/2013 04:37:27 EDT
In response to dgalehouse's comment: Obviously, Farrell is a believer in this. What was surprising was resting him against the righty instead of Moore or Price. Stabbed by Foulke. The Rays broadcaste more »
Posted 07/24/2013 04:27:36 EDT
Please tell me that Farrell didn't schedule this day of rest for Ellsbury back in February ! They had 4 days of rest for the allstar break and Ells had played 4 games and needed another day off?? Rem more »
Forum Post: Topic: Manager of the year
Posted 07/10/2013 05:13:03 EDT
In response to 67redsox's comment: In response to LloydDobler's comment: Though I've always been a Terry Francona guy -- I fail to see how any Red Sox fan couldn't be, given the two titles and a more »
Posted 07/10/2013 05:01:05 EDT
In response to BostonTrollSpanker's comment: Georom was going to nominate Terry Francona for his stellar work with the Indians but then he remembered the Georom "Francona law of managing" - Tito only more »
Forum Post: Overrated stats - HR's, K's, RBI - truth or fallacy?
Posted 07/01/2013 06:34:56 EDT
Way back in the 50s, fans liked to insinuate that Yogi Berra was a better clutch hitter than Ted Williams. A sports writer did a study and found that, in the "clutch", Yogi batted .285 and Williams b more »
Forum Post: Surgery for Beckett ...
Posted 06/30/2013 06:35:09 EDT
In response to Joebreidey's comment:
Good luck Josh, and thanks for 2007.
Forum Post: Game Thread 82: Blue Jays at Red Sox
Posted 06/28/2013 10:01:40 EDT
In response to AL34's comment: In response to VeniceSox's comment: [QUOTE] So now Bailey costs Webster his first win.... how many wins has he cost this team?? At least 4 that I can remember. [/Q more »
Forum Post: Papelbon: Tigers or Sox, and for who?
Posted 06/27/2013 04:10:24 EDT
Remember, Paps, for the last 2 or 3 years he was with the Sox, had very few 1-2-3 innings and if he had come into more 1 run leads, he would have had more blown saves. Just saying. The best defense more »
Forum Post: Relooking the Detroit series
Posted 06/24/2013 07:58:26 EDT
In response to seabeachfred's comment: In response to craze4sox's comment: [QUOTE] In response to maxbialystock's comment: [QUOTE] Yes, losing 3 of 4 games is bad. But the Sox were definitely i more »
Posted 06/24/2013 07:54:59 EDT
In response to BosoxJoe5's comment: In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: [QUOTE] The real sad part is they caught Verlander on a bad day and couldn't beat him....what are they going to do when they fa more »
Forum Post: Game Thread 78: Red Sox at Tigers
Posted 06/23/2013 05:58:39 EDT
In response to Sheriff-Rojas' comment: In response to BOSOX1941's comment: In response to mjagger's comment: In response to VeniceSox's comment: I just got home and saw that Bailey more »
Posted 06/23/2013 04:15:33 EDT
In response to mjagger's comment: In response to VeniceSox's comment: [QUOTE] I just got home and saw that Bailey is pitching in the 7th with a one run lead? Are you freakin kidding me Farrell.... h more »
Forum Post: Your pick: Francona or Farrell?
Posted 06/22/2013 06:14:35 EDT
In response to 67redsox's comment: In response to BOSOX1941's comment: [QUOTE] In response to JimfromFlorida's comment: [QUOTE] Well wanting him back is one question the other is who is the bett more »
Posted 06/20/2013 10:08:15 EDT
In response to JimfromFlorida's comment: Well wanting him back is one question the other is who is the better manager. I say they are two very good managers. Both have had success in Boston and failur more »
Forum Post: How is it that Farrell Leaves Doubront in for 120 pitches on bad starts, but takes him out after 93 tonight?
Posted 06/19/2013 02:34:06 EDT
In response to pumpsie-green's comment: In response to ADG's comment: [QUOTE] Can anyone explain this? If a guy is that electric, hadn't thrown more than 13 pitches in any inning, yet he takes him o more »
Posted 06/19/2013 02:21:17 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: Doubront was pitching well and had a low pitch count, agreed. But on the other hand he has never pitched the 9th inning as a starter. He might have been way out o more »
Posted 06/18/2013 11:05:34 EDT
In response to MustangBri's comment: Did we win? Shussh!! Who thought "oh damn , JohnnyGomes is starting in LF"? Get off Farrell's back... We won!! Obv he drew the right cards on the river. I'l more »