About Me: "Walt Whitman once said, 'I see great things in baseball. It's our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.' You could look it up." - Bull Durham, 1988
Forum Post: It's Over
Posted 07/24/2014 06:25:51 EDT
In response to RedSoxKimmi's comment: I don't understand why some fans relish the idea of being correct in their predictions of failure. I'm never giving up hope, just so I don't have to join Andrew's more »
Posted 07/24/2014 06:23:21 EDT
C'est la vie. This year was supposed to happen last year and last year wasn't supposed to happen at all. Sorry to disappoint, but from my perspective, the glass is more than half full. It was a fun r more »
Forum Post: BurritoT has a league...
Posted 04/29/2014 09:32:13 EDT
In response to notin's comment:
BurritoT may have a league, but presently I am owning it.
(This dead board needs some trash talk, and that's all I got.)
Forum Post: Early trend on JBJ
Posted 04/08/2013 10:34:20 EDT
These early travails are a test of character as well as talent. He seems to be doing well on both counts. As for his anemic hitting, he seems to be taking the long view and not panicking. If ther more »
Forum Post: A Realistic View at 2013: Part II
Posted 04/08/2013 10:24:10 EDT
O's are deceptively dangerous and trash talkers to boot.
I am curious to see how these new Sox match up against them. The trash talk can be distracting.
Forum Post: Hi Neighbor, have a GANSET... Your starting lineup for the opener.........
Posted 04/08/2013 10:21:05 EDT
Give that lager beer a chance. It has that straight from the barrel taste In bottle, can, on tap it's great 'Cause Gansett's got the flavor. Narragansett flavor! And here is an ad from Mike Nichols more »
Forum Post: A Realistic Look At 2013: Part I
Posted 12/06/2012 12:23:53 EST
In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to summerof67's comment: moon, I gotta believe that the Gomes/Victorino signings were influenced by the potential impact in the clubhouse - almost as a more »
Posted 12/06/2012 12:23:21 EST
I believe that's the idea, Space. Though I don't think it works necessarily. You can have a clubhouse full of drama and win a World Series. problem with the Sox is that they had the drama without the more »
Posted 12/05/2012 05:57:37 EST
moon, I gotta believe that the Gomes/Victorino signings were influenced by the potential impact in the clubhouse - almost as an equal to the impact on the field. After the shenanigans and the ill wil more »
Forum Post: Smiley-Beni Day 2012
Posted 10/21/2012 02:34:54 EDT
Posted 10/21/2012 02:30:52 EDT
In response to Sheriff-Rojas' comment: In response to summerof67's comment: Sheriff! Your duly authorized deputy reporting for duty! How did you work around the new system in order to post those pics? more »
Forum Post: Yankee Stadium
Posted 10/21/2012 02:28:54 EDT
In response to Ice-Cream's comment: I have been to the new Yankee stadium. It has too much of a "corporate" image. Fenway Park has more of a "rich tradition" image. The worst stadium I have ever more »
Posted 10/18/2012 11:58:46 EDT
New Yankee Stadium differs from old. The right field fence is about 6 feet shorter. It's a straight line rather than a curve. And there is a real draft that wafts over from the Harlem River and gives more »
Posted 10/18/2012 11:51:42 EDT
Sheriff! Your duly authorized deputy reporting for duty!
How did you work around the new system in order to post those pics? Dottie thought she had us beat...
Forum Post: Hamilton Yes No
Posted 10/07/2012 09:52:10 EDT
I agree with moon and many others.
No means no.
Lets go for some low risk guys for once.
Forum Post: Yes, Virginia, there will be a next year
Posted 09/10/2012 03:56:50 EDT
Hear, hear. This is baseball. There is ALWAYS another season - another chance to get it right. The FO had courage in blowing it up. Now we get to see what's down on the farm and what sort of players a more »
Forum Post: BLOCKBUSTER BLOCKBUSTER BLOCKBUSTER!!! HOLY SMOKES!!!!
Posted 08/24/2012 06:36:29 EDT
Looks like red sox are about to blow it up.
Forum Post: 2006 and 2012
Posted 08/24/2012 06:28:30 EDT
Is no one talking about John Lackey because he hasn't been playing? There's the guy who needs to go. Give him a case of beer and a couple nights worth of Popeyes chicken and see if he slips out quietl more »
Forum Post: Sox new Manager?
Posted 08/24/2012 06:25:21 EDT
I kind of like Mike Sciosca. LAA might be thinking along the same lines as BOS. Blow up the team. Salary dump. New manager. Has merit. Always liked Sciosca. Also like Ron Gardehire, but he must love more »
Forum Post: A Realistic Look at 2012: Part III
Posted 08/10/2012 12:09:24 EDT
In Response to Re: A Realistic Look at 2012: Part III: In Response to Re: A Realistic Look at 2012: Part III : Good post, but who are you referring to with "hurrying to the exit"? Posted by moonslav59 more »
Posted 08/09/2012 03:14:22 EDT
I think we have nothing to lose by rolling out the prospects and seeing how they perform. At best, we pick up the WC spot and add a little excitement to the season. And I do mean little. We'd be lucky more »
Forum Post: Former Sox Update
Posted 08/09/2012 02:59:19 EDT
Might as well add Beltre to that equation. Or Sparky Lyle.(Yes, I know. Danny Cater started this thread.)Time to move on, I think. more »
Forum Post: Edes:The cracks that showed up earlier this season appear on the verge of breaking wide open. Bobby V's Sox boxed in on all sides
Posted 07/31/2012 06:27:40 EDT
In Response to Re: Edes:The cracks that showed up earlier this season appear on the verge of breaking wide open. Bobby V's Sox boxed in on all sides: To blame Valentine for the state of this team is a more »
Posted 07/30/2012 11:52:56 EDT
In Response to Re: Edes:The cracks that showed up earlier this season appear on the verge of breaking wide open. Bobby V's Sox boxed in on all sides: In Response to Re: Edes:The cracks that showed up more »
Posted 07/30/2012 12:26:41 EDT
I saw Bobby V as likely staying three years, four tops. If he was as cunning and good a manager as his hype said he would be. I think I was wrong about the length of his stay at Fenway. He'll be gone more »
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