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S5

MALE, Maine

About Me: Male, from Maine, Sox fan all my life. I still have my Yankee Hater cap and my Yankees Suck T-shirt but I don't take it all that seriously. I'm just having fun with it. It's not life and death - it's only baseball.

S5's Forum Posts

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 06:41:09 EDT

    In response to andrewmitch's comment:
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    Hey!  Welcome back, AM!!


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  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 12:17:04 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: In response to S5's comment: Hey, if you're happy with finishing last two years in a row, go for it! Hey, if you're unhappy with the 2013 WSC, go for it. I think it more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 12:06:32 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to S5's comment: Hey, if you're happy with finishing last two years in a row, go for it! What are you even talking about? Iggy missed the entire 2014 se more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 11:16:42 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: Yes but for all we know we don't get there without him, and you can't reasonably more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 11:11:28 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: Yes but for all we know we don't get there without him, and you can't reasonably argue otherwise.  We had a huge hole in t more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 11:07:06 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to S5's comment: In response to maxbialystock's comment: I think S5 forgets .....   No, that's what I do remember.  What I also remember is that i more »

  • Forum Post: ouch! this hurts

    Posted 08/04/2015 09:00:28 EDT

    Shouldn't this be in the thread about Building a Case Against Cherrington? Any owners who sign previously suspended PED abusers to a big $$ contract are as guilty of perpetuating the PED problem as ar more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/04/2015 08:57:01 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: I think S5 forgets .....   No, that's what I do remember.  What I also remember is that in his three years in Boston only one year did he hit below .300 with an more »

  • Forum Post: Porcello on DL

    Posted 08/03/2015 11:11:09 EDT

    It's looking more and more to me like we (The fans and maybe the FO) got sold a bill of goods here.  We were told that he was the Tiger's #4 because of the pitchers who were pitching ahead of him.  No more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/03/2015 09:39:12 EDT

    In response to JoeBrady1's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: The Iggy is God crew in here needs to get a grip...The kid is a heckuva SS, but I like the one we have and to make some plea th more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Sunday 1:35 Rays @ Boston

    Posted 08/02/2015 12:21:59 EDT

    Relax.  Enjoy the ride.  Take what you can for enjoyment this season and wait for the off-season.  Life is better when you lower your expectations.   Any owners who sign previously suspended PED abuse more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 12:19:06 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: Having Jeff Bagwell would have been great for the Sox back when he was traded too..but the Sox needed a Larry Anderson or some reliever who could be reliable...it more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 12:13:09 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: In response to S5's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: The problem with saying we should have traded this guy or that guy back then is we are tal more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 11:48:01 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: The problem with saying we should have traded this guy or that guy back then is we are talking from hindsight.  What if Betts crumbles? we should have traded more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 11:26:18 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: But, see, that's exactly where I disagree with you--on the notion that not keeping Iglesias led directly to the demise of both the hitting and the pitching for more »

  • Forum Post: Optimists Apply Here

    Posted 08/02/2015 10:29:14 EDT

    I'm normally as optimistic as anyone you're going to meet, but sooner or later realism kicks in.  Realistically, this team is not going to the post-season.  One three game winning streak from a team t more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 10:21:35 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment:

    I'm trying to save BC's job...:-))....

    WHY???    

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  • Forum Post: Bradley is 6-for-his-last 76 at bats going back to last year

    Posted 08/02/2015 10:15:31 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: I have strong doubts about Bradley's hitting but just as strong a conviction that now is the time to give him another shot with Betts on the DL and Vic in LA. I more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 08:57:08 EDT

    Some of the discussion here reminds me of a credit card commercial that aired after the 2004 WSC when "they" came to collect on things people had said.  "I'd give my first born child for a Red Sox Cha more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/02/2015 08:56:18 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: Guye, two fielding mistakes are not what you judge a trade balance on. Yeah, they helped us get past the Tigers, which we might have anyway. Having Iggy right now, more »

  • Forum Post: Larry Lucchino to step down as Red Sox CEO

    Posted 08/01/2015 11:11:47 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: In response to slomag's comment: What does everybody make of this?  Can we assume that Lucchino made some of the more bone-headed front office moves in recent h more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/01/2015 11:08:06 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: We suk on defense. KC wins on defense and a bullpen. Sox4ever What?  Are you trying to convince me that things like pitching and defense wins more games than a tea more »

  • Forum Post: Building a case against Ben Cherrington......

    Posted 08/01/2015 11:04:45 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: I don't think Peavy made much of a difference in 2013, but Iglesias basically handed us the ALCS.  Game 2 he puts the winning run in scoring position with an error.  G more »

  • Forum Post: Insufferable pathetic nothings

    Posted 08/01/2015 09:04:01 EDT

    In response to crazy-world-of-troybrown's comment: I like the other guy with Joe even more. He's real good. I seldom listen to the radio.  Is that Dave O'Brian?  If so, I agree.  He's great. And he do more »

  • Forum Post: Insufferable pathetic nothings

    Posted 08/01/2015 09:02:08 EDT

    I'm so easy.  I can be talked into anything sometimes!   My TV is BEHIND my radio.  Delaying the TV is only going to make it worse!!  LOL Any owners who sign previously suspended PED abusers to a big more »

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