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  • Forum Post: Hanley Ramirez Signing - Is this worse than Crawford?

    Posted 11/24/2014 07:31:35 EST

    I don't like the Hanley signing but am willing to give it a chance. Obviously, this gives the Sox trade chips in the outfield so let's see what happens. I like the Sandoval signing, but I still have t more »

  • Forum Post: Offense Already Compromised

    Posted 11/23/2014 04:19:07 EST

    Geez. I thought I saw some stupid threads on the Red Sox board. This one has to top all of them. The Patriots scored 34 points against the No. 1 defense in the NFL. 439 yards and 34 points against a d more »

  • Forum Post: Spenser for Hire or Cheers?

    Posted 11/11/2014 09:58:33 EST

    In response to notin's comment: In response to royf19's comment: [QUOTE] In response to dustcover's comment: [QUOTE] In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to TheExaminer's comm more »

  • Forum Post: Spenser for Hire or Cheers?

    Posted 11/07/2014 11:52:05 EST

    In response to dustcover's comment: In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to TheExaminer's comment: [QUOTE] In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to bil more »

  • Forum Post: Spenser for Hire or Cheers?

    Posted 11/07/2014 05:00:48 EST

    Speaking of Columbo, that was another great show -- both the NBC run in the 1970s and the ABC run in the 1990s. I always get the craving for chili when I watch, because in a number of episodes, there more »

  • Forum Post: Spenser for Hire or Cheers?

    Posted 11/07/2014 04:50:15 EST

    In response to TheExaminer's comment: In response to royf19's comment: [QUOTE] Haven't posted much because my job duties changed late in the summer. Have gone back to doing what I did for almost 20 ye more »

  • Forum Post: Daniel Nava / Brock Holt

    Posted 11/06/2014 11:23:52 EST

    Keep Brock Holt as a super utility guy. He can play everywhere and that opens up a lot of flexibility.

    Nava was always a good story but he's easily replacable IMHO.

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  • Forum Post: Indians Extend Terry Francona

    Posted 11/06/2014 11:21:04 EST

    Good for Tito. I like Farrell, but Francona remains my favorite Sox manager of all-time (in my lifetime who I remember). Ralph Houk is No. 2. I'm not sure who No.3, maybe Eddie Kasko. Don't remember D more »

  • Forum Post: Spenser for Hire or Cheers?

    Posted 11/06/2014 11:18:20 EST

    Haven't posted much because my job duties changed late in the summer. Have gone back to doing what I did for almost 20 years before having different duties the last three because of staffing issues an more »

  • Forum Post: RIP Jack Bruce

    Posted 10/28/2014 11:37:04 EDT

    In response to polar123's comment: Sad news. Disraeli gears was one of the first albums I owned.  He was a great singer, and an even better bass player. Good album. Wheels of Fire is one of my favorit more »

  • Forum Post: RIP Jack Bruce

    Posted 10/27/2014 04:48:09 EDT

    I didn't see anything, I thought I'd start a thread. He was one of the greats. The personalities in Cream were probably too volatile to last long, but for that short period, they created a lot of grea more »

  • Forum Post: Apols if I've asked this before, but do you know which song is both the best and the worst song ever? I do. ;-)

    Posted 10/02/2014 12:28:06 EDT

    In response to SlimV7's comment: Z-man I think we're supposed to pick ONE song that fits both categories.  And Klass, I don't think just being over exposed makes a song worse.  Which is why I picked w more »

  • Forum Post: how do you explain the fall from first to last?

    Posted 09/25/2014 03:35:28 EDT

    The problem with this thread is pumpsie's criteria for overperforming. Saying someone who is 30 points over his career OPS is overperforming has to be one of the more ridiculous and arbitrary use of s more »

  • Forum Post: Pink Floyd's 1st new album in 20 years

    Posted 09/24/2014 02:37:57 EDT

    I'll probably pick it up. It should be decent enough.

     

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  • Forum Post: how do you explain the fall from first to last?

    Posted 09/23/2014 12:05:11 EDT

    In response to tom-uk's comment: The "Overperformed" semantic debate is a good one.  I'd say overperformed is not the best term to describe 2013.  By WAR 2013 was not a career year for Lester, Ped, Bu more »

  • Forum Post: how do you explain the fall from first to last?

    Posted 09/22/2014 09:54:48 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: You asked me which players overperformed, and I did the research and showed you which ones overperformed. Are you now asking a different question such as which more »

  • Forum Post: how do you explain the fall from first to last?

    Posted 09/22/2014 05:44:56 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: Glad you asked. I will list the players who I think overperformed both offensively and as a pitcher. Somewhat arbitrarily, I admit, I consider overperforming to more »

  • Forum Post: how do you explain the fall from first to last?

    Posted 09/22/2014 03:57:22 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: In response to hill55's comment: [QUOTE] Since August 2012 the Red Sox have endured the departures of Adrian Gonzalez, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jon Lester, John Lackey, more »

  • Forum Post: Big Papi - 'home run or nothing'?

    Posted 09/21/2014 03:01:38 EDT

    In response to billge's comment: I love Jim Ed but maybe Bill should look at their career stats. Like I said, there's no need to pit one against the other. They were both great players in different er more »

  • Forum Post: Rumors of Papi's Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated !

    Posted 09/21/2014 01:32:35 EDT

    Love this thread. A living statement on how "great" a fan Bill is along with endless proof of his "knowledge" of the game.

     

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  • Forum Post: Big Papi - 'home run or nothing'?

    Posted 09/21/2014 01:28:35 EDT

    In response to Bill-806's comment: In response to Kingface12's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Bill-806's comment: [QUOTE] In response to pumpsie-green's comment: [QUOTE] I am going to repost what I p more »

  • Forum Post: The Who Quadrophenia - recorded live in 2013

    Posted 09/18/2014 05:12:08 EDT

    I saw The Who in 1997 when the toured doing Quadrophenia and it was great back then -- especially with Entwiste still around. I'd like to hear what 2013 sounds like. That album is one of my favorites, more »

  • Forum Post: Zillagod and jesseyeric: MIA

    Posted 09/15/2014 07:44:49 EDT

    In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: I find it somewhat ironic that yoga mentioned the "JFK THREAD." Last year's 50th anniversary of the event which has without doubt became a true watershed moment in t more »

  • Forum Post: Zillagod and jesseyeric: MIA

    Posted 09/15/2014 07:36:36 EDT

    In response to devildavid's comment: Zilla, you are partly right but mostly wrong. Elites do have great sway over society. This is the way of the world. It has always been that way and probably always more »

  • Forum Post: Shields, Scherzer or Lester who do you want?

    Posted 09/14/2014 08:20:55 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to MadMc44's comment: [QUOTE] Trade for Hamels. You have all this talent that you are auditioning in Sept. You have more pitching talent prepared to em more »

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