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  • Forum Post: Ortiz will be held out of lineup for few days

    Posted 05/30/2015 01:10:19 EDT

    I posted item in a long post in a discussion with harness on another thread. Does anyone realize that Sandoval is hitting just .146 since May 11?  Actually, .140 since May 12. (He went 1 for 5 on May more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/30/2015 01:07:13 EDT

    Harness, this is why it’s good to have you back. We disagree on some things here but can have a great dialogue about it. So here goes: You say that a manager shouldn’t manage day to day, yet becau more »

  • Forum Post: Ortiz will be held out of lineup for few days

    Posted 05/29/2015 07:35:15 EDT

    I'm not ready to give up on Ortiz. I didn't have 30-100 expectations for him this season. I was expecting him to slow down, so I was hoping for around 25 homers and 85 RBIs and hit around .255 to .265 more »

  • Forum Post: Ortiz will be held out of lineup for few days

    Posted 05/29/2015 04:27:10 EDT

    In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: Baseball is a mysterious phenomenon that I have learned to never talk about in absolutes.  However, there are a couple fan rules I have learned to set in stone: more »

  • Forum Post: E-Rod TONIGHT!

    Posted 05/29/2015 08:59:25 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to Kingface12's comment: Really like that he gets up there....takes the sign and deals....No wasted time... go figure!  __________________________ more »

  • Forum Post: E-Rod TONIGHT!

    Posted 05/29/2015 08:58:15 EDT

    In response to Kingface12's comment: Really like that he gets up there....takes the sign and deals....No wasted time... go figure!  _________________________________________________ “You all know ex more »

  • Forum Post: The Importance of Striking First

    Posted 05/29/2015 08:55:00 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: Last night in the 9th we got to see one more classic example of the real problem.  Betts led off with a triple, and our 3d, 4th, and 5th batters could not advan more »

  • Forum Post: HARD BALL - Farrell

    Posted 05/29/2015 05:50:40 EDT

    Harness,  I can't really agree with you on some of criticisms of Farrell and Betts. First Farrell, you are critical of him for waiting too long in making some of the lineup changes. Yet if you recall, more »

  • Forum Post: Do Not Appreciate Short Sell of 2013

    Posted 05/26/2015 05:17:11 EDT

    Great post. Couldn't agree more.

     

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  • Forum Post: Announcers .

    Posted 05/25/2015 10:32:57 EDT

    In response to dantebichette's comment: In response to dgalehouse's comment: Sox fans love to deride national and other market announcers. Almost a right of passage for some . Watching tonight's game more »

  • Forum Post: Announcers .

    Posted 05/25/2015 10:24:16 EDT

    In response to JimfromFlorida's comment: If you want to hear homers just listen to the idiots who do Rays games. According to them the other team never beats the Rays. They are the proverbial we won 3 more »

  • Forum Post: Announcers .

    Posted 05/25/2015 10:22:44 EDT

    In response to Sheriff-Rojas' comment: In response to dgalehouse's comment: Sox fans love to deride national and other market announcers. Almost a right of passage for some . Watching tonight's game o more »

  • Forum Post: 24 Trout; 24 Mookie

    Posted 05/25/2015 10:10:46 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: lot of Mookie bashing by several on this board...I have zero reason to find fault in him...he's terrific, leave him alone and let him hit line drives and knock in more »

  • Forum Post: Mookie vs Ellsbury tracker - 2015

    Posted 05/20/2015 11:35:38 EDT

    I think the Betts-Ellsubry comparison is why you look at all the numbers. If you just look at BA/OBP and OPS, then yes, Ellsbury is having a much better year. But numbers can be empty numbers too. You more »

  • Forum Post: Would you consider swapping Papi and Panda's batting order now?

    Posted 05/19/2015 12:37:58 EDT

    I wouldn't consider a move -- yet. Ask again in two more weeks.

    I think the Sox have bigger issues, namely Napoli at 1B. I expected him to be better this year. So much for having a good spring.

     

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  • Forum Post: Why every game is important even April and May games

    Posted 05/14/2015 03:38:56 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: In response to Flapjack07's comment: In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: Everybody knows, or should know, that every game counts the same.  I'm not exactly sure who would more »

  • Forum Post: Why every game is important even April and May games

    Posted 05/14/2015 03:18:22 EDT

    In response to slomag's comment: Every game counts, but you still have to approach the game overall with a long view.  You don't throw your ace out there every 3 days or your closer every night.  Mara more »

  • Forum Post: Tiant

    Posted 05/06/2015 12:43:44 EDT

    Anybody know why Rico Petrocelli wasn't there? And too bad Doug Griffin wasn't there. Doyle replaced Griffin at midseason because he was a better hitter, but Griffin was a Gold Glove winner and one of more »

  • Forum Post: Tiant

    Posted 05/06/2015 12:41:47 EDT

    In response to ANONMD08's comment: I still remember going to a game in Sep of 75 with Tiant pitching against Jim Palmer and the Red Sox winning 2-0 that day. Had box seats at only $5.00 a piece back t more »

  • Forum Post: Salty released by Marlins

    Posted 05/06/2015 07:52:16 EDT

    In response to slasher9's comment: what are the cost consequences in 2016 of bringing him back?  if we can bring him back for the rest of 2015 i would do this in a heartbeat.  but i dont want him if t more »

  • Forum Post: TIME TO FIRE CHERINGTON AND FARRELL

    Posted 05/06/2015 07:20:34 EDT

    In response to SpacemanEephus' comment:  The funny thing to me about this thread is that I think the target should be inverted.  What was the failure of Cherrington this off season?  Well, of course i more »

  • Forum Post: Fitting On a Night Celebrating '75: Gold Dust

    Posted 05/06/2015 07:12:43 EDT

    In response to Sheriff-Rojas' comment: In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: The kid's got it.  And by it I mean IT.  Sorry Harness, it's true.  Gold Dust.  It's not just his hoss spring training.   more »

  • Forum Post: Tiant

    Posted 05/06/2015 07:06:37 EDT

    He belongs in the Hall of Fame.

    He's my all-time favorite player after Yastrzemski.

    And how cool was it to see those players.

     

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  • Forum Post: Disastrous April?

    Posted 05/01/2015 12:54:09 EDT

    Commenting on a point Jim made ... (and some of this has been stated in other ways too I noticed)   April was not as good as maybe expected but not as bad as past Aprils. When a pundit states some of more »

  • Forum Post: Thank You Ben Cherington for the Worst Pitching Staff in all of baseball

    Posted 04/30/2015 04:27:41 EDT

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: In truth the starters are likely not as bad as they are pitching at the moment. But they are certainly not a good staff, and this should have been obvious to the f more »

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