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Forum Post: Bobby V calls out Youk
Posted 04/17/2012 12:02:41 EDT
I agree. I have been paying very close attention to Yuk during spring training and the begining of the season. His head is not in the game. I have watched him in the dugout and he clearly seems distra more »
Forum Post: Not sure if I like Bard as a Starter...
Posted 03/16/2012 12:46:39 EDT
Beantowne, You missed my most important point. Bard does not posses the necessary MENTAL MAKE-UP required to succeed as a starter. He even as much admits it (if you read between the lines) in some of more »
Posted 03/15/2012 08:28:41 EDT
Once again I disagree. At the major league level...baring any unknown injuries, a pitcher's mental make up plays a major role in his success. Usually, physical attributes and sound mechanics exist wit more »
Posted 03/15/2012 08:00:20 EDT
I respectfully have to disagree. He has demonstrated in the minors that he does not have the mental make up to be a starter, nor the physical endurance as evidence of late season performance last year more »
Forum Post: What Boston now deserves
Posted 10/13/2011 10:10:11 EDT
In Response to Re: What Boston now deserves: I completely agree with you. In fact, Utica, take a look at my post titled "From a fan's perspective". I look forward to you comments The Red Sox don't des more »
Forum Post: FROM A FAN'S PERSPECTIVE "IMPORTANT"
Posted 10/13/2011 08:02:49 EDT
I’m embarrassed to be a Red Sox fan. As fans, we have spent countless hours (not to mention dollars) tuning into the ball games on TV or filling the seats at Fenway Park. In fact, I believe that every more »
Forum Post: Crawford can't handle the pressure????
Posted 10/08/2011 09:11:56 EDT
In Response to Re: Crawford can't handle the pressure: Some excellent points. However, perception is often one's reality. In CC's case, his reality, like it or not, is playing on the big stage in Bost more »
Posted 10/08/2011 08:45:32 EDT
In Response to Re: Crawford can't handle the pressure: I thought this was another post slamming him, but this is written fairly. I think it was more than he thought it would be, but I also think he wi more »
Posted 10/08/2011 08:05:49 EDT
Has it occurred to any of you guys that CC just can't handle the pressure of playing on a BIG STAGE in Boston. He had very little pressure in TB. In Boston the expectations are 10 fold. The media, the more »
Forum Post: SI's Verducci WEEI: 'Red flags' on Crawford
Posted 10/08/2011 07:51:50 EDT
In Response to Re: SI's Verducci WEEI: 'Red flags' on Crawford: In Response to Re: SI's Verducci WEEI: 'Red flags' on Crawford : here's a little something something for all to chew on....Carl Crawford more »
Posted 10/08/2011 07:50:22 EDT
In Response to Re: SI's Verducci WEEI: 'Red flags' on Crawford: Has it occurred to any of you guys that CC just can't handle the pressure of playing on a BIG STAGE in Boston. He had very little pressu more »
Forum Post: Why isnt Theo on the hot seat?
Posted 10/03/2011 11:36:53 EDT
It is the job of the reporters to maintain a pulse on events and issues surrounding the team. Why is it that you guys didn't see all of this stuff going on? Why didn't you bring it to the forefront so more »
Forum Post: Fire the piece of garbage Francona!
Posted 09/29/2011 02:22:02 EDT
In Response to Re: Fire the piece of garbage Francona!: That is an unfair comparision. I contend that if Maddon had managed the Sox this year the sox would be preparing for the playoffs. In Response t more »
Posted 09/29/2011 02:16:19 EDT
In Response to Re: Fire the piece of garbage Francona!: Ok, I have been saying for the past month that the Sox should make Maddon an offer he can't refuse. Just examine what he has done year after wit more »
Forum Post: I have found the answer to Red Sox
Posted 09/27/2011 10:41:46 EDT
In Response to Re: I have found the answer to Red Sox: I believe that the time has come for Theo to move on. He has had his moments in the sun. His most recent signings of Lackey and Crawford demonstr more »
Forum Post: Have to love Youk
Posted 09/14/2011 10:34:31 EDT
In Response to Re: Have to love Youk: In Response to Have to love Youk : What a load of .... First, Youk wanted to move back to 3B. He always thought of himself as a 3B anyway, so he was hardly sacrif more »
Forum Post: What does Francona see that 99% of the population doesn't?
Posted 09/12/2011 12:40:05 EDT
In Response to What does Francona see that 99% of the population doesn't?: What does Francona see that 99% of the population doesn't when: 1. He puts Matt Albers into a 4-1 game with the bases loaded more »
Forum Post: The Boston Dead Sox
Posted 09/09/2011 01:35:22 EDT
That is exactly what they look like lately. Poor, sloppy playing in the field (i.e. yesterday's game). If they don't get their act together, TB will overtake them for the wild card. more »
Forum Post: Bedard showing some class despite being squeezed especially in 1st inning
Posted 08/10/2011 01:17:41 EDT
The 2 runs in the 1st inning rests with TM and his inability to recognize pitches that were clearly strikes and the Amica strike zone supports my contension. More importantly, Bedard handled it with t more »
Forum Post: Colon on PED's?
Posted 08/06/2011 12:07:52 EDT
How does one account for the sudden emergence of Colon's fastball? Don and Jerry brought that subject up several times during the game. During spring training, Colon struggled to hit 90 mph. Now he is more »
Forum Post: Why is Drew batting 6th instead of Reddick????????
Posted 07/17/2011 10:06:37 EDT
A typical plate appearence by Drew.... watch the 1st 2 pitches go over the middle for strikes....get behind in the count....swing at a pitcher's pitch and either strike out or hit a weak ground ball. more »
Forum Post: Will the Red Sox make a play for Andre Eithier?
Posted 07/11/2011 01:19:45 EDT
In Response to Re: Will the Red Sox make a play for Andre Eithier?: [QUOTE]Ethier is clutch. Sox already has a good lineup, despite the RF situation. A Sox farmed talent will be taking a permanent sp more »
Forum Post: You decide! Drew or Reddick upon Crawford's return
Posted 07/10/2011 08:17:00 EDT
Drew- 2011 season G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG OPS 72 218 23 50 69 5 1 4 21 32 52 0 .229 .329 .317 .646 Reddick- 2 more »
Forum Post: What happens for the Sox at the trade deadline? Can Drew be traded?
Posted 06/26/2011 05:08:58 EDT
In Response to Re: What happens for the Sox at the trade deadline? Can Drew be traded?: The Sox have obvious needs in rf, ss, starting and relief pitching, rh bat off the bench and really no trade more »
Forum Post: Reddick/Drew/Cam/McD Stats L & RH pitching
Posted 06/26/2011 04:30:30 EDT
Craze...did you take a look at my earlier post on Sogard. He played high school ball with my son here in Arizona. He's the real deal! Here's the post again. Tell me what you think. SS is another probl more »
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