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  • Forum Post: Gamethread Monday Red Sox @ TOR

    Posted 06/29/2015 10:07:37 EDT

    In response to emp9's comment: I was thinking the same thing here. At first I thought if Bych is going to pitch the 9th, ok, I see not bringing in another catcher. De AZa, who I'm starting to like btw more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Monday Red Sox @ TOR

    Posted 06/29/2015 09:33:52 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: Another Farkell moment. Why not PH for Leon? He's 1-18 RH. Great pitching by Buchholz. He's been pitching like an ace for over a month and he should not be tr more »

  • Forum Post: Red SOx Need To GO Young

    Posted 06/29/2015 07:41:55 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: Betts has proven he play here. Bradley has not and did not. Barnes does not. Wright has, but is in Pawtucket. Craig should be here, but Bradley gets his at bats. H more »

  • Forum Post: Thinking Outside Box For One Moment As Manager

    Posted 06/29/2015 05:05:36 EDT

    That greatly increases the chances Bradley will get one more at-bat than Holt. 

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  • Forum Post: Don't trade Buchholz

    Posted 06/29/2015 03:55:48 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: I don't think that Joe Brady said that.  I think he said that, if the right deal was available, you trade Buch's $13M salary for a good prospect, and then use that more »

  • Forum Post: Don't trade Buchholz

    Posted 06/29/2015 12:02:44 EDT

    If you trade Buchholz, he has to be replaced for 2016.  It's a move that requires another move. 

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  • Forum Post: Red SOx Need To GO Young

    Posted 06/29/2015 08:32:12 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: This is exactly the point I've been trying to make for months now.  I'm willing to live with an occasional guy who is a light hitter in exchange for his making game-saving more »

  • Forum Post: Tampa's success wasn't Maddon

    Posted 06/29/2015 08:16:09 EDT

    In response to craze4sox's comment: Theo inherited a very good team primarily built by others and made a lot more bad moves than good ones so lets be realistic.   Theo also inherited a team that had m more »

  • Forum Post: Y no love for cherington for De Aza?

    Posted 06/28/2015 11:12:56 EDT

    Yes, credit is due.

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  • Forum Post: Don't trade Buchholz

    Posted 06/28/2015 05:19:39 EDT

    There is a lot of X factor with Buchholz.  Maybe he's one of those people who doesn't really grow up until he hits 30.  Maybe he sees his time window starting to close and puts his mind to getting the more »

  • Forum Post: In defense of Cherington

    Posted 06/28/2015 04:22:16 EDT

    In response to davidap's comment: 3. Lackey was threatening to retire if the Red Sox didn't trade him. Joe Kelly is young and cost-controlled, and had a decent few seasons in St. Louis. Allan Craig wa more »

  • Forum Post: Masterson Is So Old That...

    Posted 06/28/2015 12:22:28 EDT

    Just call him Justin Mastodon.

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  • Forum Post: Clay Buccholtz

    Posted 06/28/2015 11:52:28 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: We're at about $120-125M next year with Papi.  There is no reason we can't trade Buchholz, sign Price and a couple of other decent pieces.  We have enough supportin more »

  • Forum Post: Tampa's success wasn't Maddon

    Posted 06/28/2015 10:27:38 EDT

    In response to crazy-world-of-troybrown's comment:

    Jim Hickey is the best Pitching Coach nobody knows about.



    Yeah, he seems to be pretty good.

     

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  • Forum Post: Tampa's success wasn't Maddon

    Posted 06/28/2015 09:10:03 EDT

    Friedman and Maddon are now both with financiall advantaged franchises hungry for a championship team.  We'll see how they make out. 

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  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 05:50:55 EDT

    In response to craze4sox's comment: In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: Price will be up for auction and looking for Scherzer money.  I wouldn't be too sure the Sox are going to be any more interested more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 05:39:42 EDT

    Price will be up for auction and looking for Scherzer money.  I wouldn't be too sure the Sox are going to be any more interested in that than they were last winter.

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  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 02:15:54 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: IMHO, he alternates between a low-end #1 (because of health, not talent), and a #4.  Overall, that's a low-end #2, high-end #3.  The possibility of him regressing t more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 01:53:15 EDT

    We all know Buchholz is capable of pitching better than a #3 for extended stretches.  He did it in 2013 and he's doing it this year.  He's been erratic and frustrating, we all know that too.  But let' more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 06/27/2015 01:03:04 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment:   We are tied for last place in the AL, but due to parity, we are only 7 GB in the wild card race. There are currently 3 teams tied for the last WC slot: MN, Balt more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 12:35:36 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: I can't tell if you're agreeing or disagreeing, but yes -- of prospects, ideally. Most of us expected and wanted them to trade Lester and Lackey for prospects last more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 12:18:42 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: Count me in the camp that's interested to see what we might be able to get. Yes, he's both stayed healthy and pitched very well so far this year, but history has s more »

  • Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2015: Part III

    Posted 06/27/2015 12:16:42 EDT

    When you go on Baseball-Reference and see that 3 of our top 10 in WAR are Vic, Ogando and De Aza, it's kind of funny and kind of sad.

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  • Forum Post: Game Thread Sox-Rays

    Posted 06/27/2015 12:09:46 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: In response to stan17's comment: In response to JoeBrady1's comment: In response to stan17's comment: Wow JBJ looked bad in that AB. The last pitch was 6 inches off the pl more »

  • Forum Post: Report: Pirates eyeing Red Sox SP Clay Buchholz

    Posted 06/27/2015 12:03:02 EDT

    In response to -BurritoT's comment: In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: Whatever you think of him, Buchholz is far by the best starter on a team with bad starting pitching, and on a very team-friendly more »

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