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  • Forum Post: Now pitching in relief for the Yankees: The Most Interesting Man in The World!

    Posted 05/04/2014 08:12:52 EDT

    In response to ThatWasMe's comment: [QUOTE]  andrewmitch's comment:       It's amazing isn't it?   When Cashman didn't tender him he said it was because Aceves is a problem in the clubhouse and that h more »

  • Forum Post: The game of baseball has changed over the years

    Posted 05/26/2013 04:02:09 EDT

    In response to youkillus' comment:   In response to Rizzuto1965's comment:   In response to youkillus' comment:   Great post Yank. I love looking at stats from bygone times. My favorite historical tea more »

  • Forum Post: The game of baseball has changed over the years

    Posted 05/26/2013 01:40:01 EDT

    In response to youkillus' comment:   Great post Yank. I love looking at stats from bygone times. My favorite historical team is the 1950 Red Sox. They scored an amaxing 1027 runs in just 154 games, wi more »

  • Forum Post: No, seriously. Don't ever shush me again.

    Posted 05/13/2013 06:08:04 EDT

    Joba appears to be a pretty good guy, but he lacks grace, insight and intelligence.  In short, he has a proclivity to behave at times like an arrested develoment adolescent boob.

    more »

  • Forum Post: The Cost of Not Signing Papelbon

    Posted 05/13/2013 06:03:05 EDT

    I posted the following in 2011, prior to Papelbon signing with the Phillies: "Allowing Papelbon to walk would be a Yankee fan's dream.  IMO Papelbon proved this season that he is continuing to learn h more »

  • Forum Post: Poll: What is the single-most significant cause of the Red Sox struggles this season?

    Posted 06/13/2012 05:43:02 EDT

    Few posters and pundits predicted the Red Sox to miss the postseason last year; however, I would wager even fewer would have expected Boston to be looking up at Baltimore and Toronto in the standings more »

  • Forum Post: Its Time.....Who is going to replace Papelbon

    Posted 10/05/2011 12:14:39 EDT

    Allowing Papelbon to walk would be a Yankee fan's dream.  IMO Papelbon proved this season that he is continuing to learn how to pitch, and he appears to have matured as well.  He gets the job done yea more »

  • Forum Post: Rivera's record is a faulty benchmark

    Posted 09/24/2011 12:05:37 EDT

    Prior to becoming the Yankees closer, in 1996, Mariano Rivera served as set up man for John Wettland.  That season, Rivera faced 425 batters (for comparison, David Robertson has faced 261 batters this more »

  • Forum Post: Pedroia is killing us

    Posted 09/18/2011 06:54:21 EDT

    In Response to Pedroia is killing us:
    [QUOTE]Francna needs to sit him down, he;s not producing
    Posted by jader[/QUOTE]

    Trade him to the Yankees; we'll certainly find a place for him.Cool more »

  • Forum Post: Mariano Rivera Against the Sox

    Posted 09/02/2011 11:10:05 EDT

    In the post above is the pitch chart from PitchFX, which also illustrates that the pitch was clearly a strike. The other pitches to Gonzalez were cutters inside, which were fouled off (two), swung on more »

  • Forum Post: Mariano Rivera Against the Sox

    Posted 09/02/2011 11:08:25 EDT

  • Forum Post: Mariano Rivera Against the Sox

    Posted 09/02/2011 10:56:30 EDT

    http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2011_09_01_nyamlb_bosmlb_1&mode=gameday To see the pitch as recorded by Gameday, go to the link and click on the classic view (rather than the mini - the c more »

  • Forum Post: When was the last time the Yankees or Phillies started a utility infielder in LF and had a utility OF pitch in the same game?

    Posted 08/27/2011 01:05:42 EDT

    The Yankees have actually done this more often that you would think.  Eduardo Nunez has played the outfield.  Ramiro Pena played the outfield at times last season.  The Yankees even had a minor-league more »

  • Forum Post: Great Short Discourse on Pitching

    Posted 08/20/2011 01:01:52 EDT

    Thanks for the link.  I can listen to discussions on pitching and pitching mechanics all day.  Rick Peterson - very interesting take on AJ Burnett.  Excellent! more »

  • Forum Post: Are you worried about the KC series?

    Posted 08/18/2011 11:26:32 EDT

    Well, Boston will likely not face Joakim Soria in game one, as he threw 40 pitches in the ninth inning against the Yankees last night.  KC has more than a couple good fastball hitters and a pretty goo more »

  • Forum Post: Triple Play

    Posted 08/17/2011 11:47:00 EDT

    In Response to Triple Play: [QUOTE]It is inevitable that somebody has got to open a discussion about it, so I'll be the one.  I realize that it's mostly about luck and circumstance, but still such a g more »

  • Forum Post: Give this picture a caption!

    Posted 08/17/2011 11:39:46 EDT

    In Response to Give this picture a caption!: [QUOTE]www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/extras/extra_bases/August11sports/papelbon_archery.jpg " /> Daniel Bard and Jonathan Papelbon Posted by -Edith more »

  • Forum Post: MO LOW BLOWS FOR MO!

    Posted 08/16/2011 11:53:57 EDT

    Mariano ended the game tonight with a swinging strikeout on a 95 mph two-seamer. His fastball was 93-94 the entire inning, which was his second save in two days.  Rivera now has 591 career saves and 3 more »

  • Forum Post: Common Sense Say: Why Bother With Wakefield

    Posted 03/14/2009 06:07:36 EDT

    People have been writing off Tim Wakefield since his Pittsburgh days, yet he makes it impossible to cut him, year after year. He can start and relieve, and he is an innings eater. Despite his record l more »

  • Forum Post: What is the Redsox biggest weakness?

    Posted 03/14/2009 05:58:19 EDT

    Would it be the new uniforms? ;-) As long as the contingent is healthy, Sox will be in the mix. As currently constituted, few weaknesses exist. On paper and past performance, it's a well-balanced team more »

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