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About Me: Born Keene, NH, grad. Somerville HS (1942). Service in China and Germany (1943 - 1948). Living in Ft. Myers since 1978. Wife in best nursing home in US (Shady Rest) with Alzheimer's---since 2004. Wanna guess how important the Sox and Celts are to me? First "heroes": Wally Berger and Jimmie Foxx.

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  • Forum Post: The Ballad of Bogaerts and Betts

    Posted 09/15/2014 12:48:29 EDT

    In response to patrickford's comment: I've got it in my head that Bogaerts can play SS and that he's been better than I expected.  What I wonder is if Betts can play 3B. I assume he can, because he's more »

  • Forum Post: The Ballad of Bogaerts and Betts

    Posted 09/15/2014 12:40:29 EDT

    In response to chetgnat's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] Bogaerts is playing a grade A brand of SS right now. Not taking things for granted, and maturing in many ways. Two years f more »

  • Forum Post: The Ballad of Bogaerts and Betts

    Posted 09/14/2014 09:51:55 EDT

    In response to chetgnat's comment: i've finally come to accept that all those people saying Xander wasn't a natural shortstop were correct. he's not horrible, but he lacks the necessary defensive inst more »

  • Forum Post: The Ballad of Bogaerts and Betts

    Posted 09/14/2014 08:21:54 EDT

    The Balllad of Bogaerts and Betts Back in the day Our beloved Sox Had a dynamic duo Named Williams and Foxx. Now, Bogaerts and Betts Are battling their way To the top of the heap And a bright New Day more »

  • Forum Post: Couch

    Posted 09/14/2014 04:14:32 EDT

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: K/9 in AA at age 24 of 6.5.  I usually take 15% to estimate what he might have in the pros, bringing it to about 5.5.  That's too low. Just for comparison purposes more »

  • Forum Post: Couch

    Posted 09/14/2014 11:35:52 EDT

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: K/9 in AA at age 24 of 6.5.  I usually take 15% to estimate what he might have in the pros, bringing it to about 5.5.  That's too low. Just for comparison purposes more »

  • Forum Post: have we ever had such an electric defensive OF as Rumsey-Cespy-JB?

    Posted 09/14/2014 11:32:34 EDT

    In response to royf19's comment:

    For defense, I'll take the 1977 OF of Yaz-Lynn-Evans.

     




    Yes, and they could hit, otherwise they wouldn't have been there!

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  • Forum Post: Gamethread Sunday Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/14/2014 11:31:06 EDT

    In response to Bill-806's comment: i see that Middlebrooks is still with us.....  Who are they talking about as the  5 guys coming up Tuesday from 3-A  ??? Would love to see this kid, Couch! From the more »

  • Forum Post: Couch

    Posted 09/14/2014 08:20:53 EDT

    Why isn't anyone talking about this kid Couch who started in the GCL this year, and just threw a 3-hitter to beat Durham in their final game? Anybody seen him? I'm anxious to see if Castillo can hit b more »

  • Forum Post: have we ever had such an electric defensive OF as Rumsey-Cespy-JB?

    Posted 09/14/2014 08:17:17 EDT

    To answer your question, the answer is "no" and you probably won't sewe it next year, either. You're saying we'll see a .200 hitter AGAIN, in the Boston Red Sox outfield? I don't think so. Where does more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Saturday Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/13/2014 03:51:34 EDT

    In response to J-BAY's comment: [QUOTE]   Follow Pete AbrahamVerified account ‏@PeteAbe First MLB game at second base for Mookie Betts. He last played there July 28 in AAA. Can you imagine this kid more »

  • Forum Post: Castillo Comp (Best case Scenario)

    Posted 09/13/2014 03:42:24 EDT

    Why all the rhetoric; another Reggie Smith will do just fine. I don't thin k he will have the numbers of Mookie, but that remains to be seen. Mookie's not yet 22; think he'll have more power when he's more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Friday 8:10 Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/12/2014 06:55:05 EDT

    In response to J-BAY's comment:   Pete Abraham @PeteAbe  ·  60s Ortiz (foot) and Napoli (finger, toe, etc) out with injuries. Day to day. #redsox   When does Castillo report? Any idea? Craig, Middlebr more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Thursday Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/11/2014 05:59:50 EDT

    In response to J-BAY's comment:

    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe  ·  1m
    Farrell says #RedSox still see Betts as an OF long term.

     




    Good!

    more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Thursday Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/11/2014 05:59:34 EDT

    In response to J-BAY's comment:   Pete Abraham @PeteAbe  ·  5s #RedSox having Mookie Betts work at second base. He'll play there regularly. Castillo will play CF once he arrives with Bradley. I wish t more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Thursday Red Sox @ Royals

    Posted 09/11/2014 05:53:54 EDT

    In response to J-BAY's comment:   Pete AbrahamVerified account ‏@PeteAbe 2hOwens, prior to his start tonight, has thrown 28 more innings than he did last season. For a 22-year-old, that’s about th more »

  • Forum Post: Betts, Bogaerts Recognized

    Posted 09/11/2014 12:11:14 EDT

  • Forum Post: Betts, Bogaerts Recognized

    Posted 09/11/2014 12:11:14 EDT

  • Forum Post: CONGRATS to Dan Butler & Carlos Rivero...

    Posted 09/11/2014 12:05:20 EDT

    In response to MustangBri's comment: With a combined 15 years of Minor League experience these two "rookies" broke through for they're first Major League hits last nite.  Dan Butler went 3 for 4 break more »

  • Forum Post: How about a money back policy?

    Posted 09/10/2014 08:18:50 EDT

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: [QUOTE] In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] Please don't preach to me; I have been a Red Sox fan since well before you were born, and have been through more more »

  • Forum Post: Clay Buchholtz Lovers - STAND UP AND BE COUNTED

    Posted 09/10/2014 06:29:39 EDT

    I'm standing!

    more »

  • Forum Post: How about a money back policy?

    Posted 09/10/2014 06:01:31 EDT

    Please don't preach to me; I have been a Red Sox fan since well before you were born, and have been through more ups and downs than you have been through bowls of conflakes. I was in the stands the fi more »

  • Forum Post: How about a money back policy?

    Posted 09/10/2014 03:14:53 EDT

    I'm the last one to worry about it, (I live in Ft Myers), but the Sox fielding a team such as they fielded Wednesday, Sept. 10 is really a disgrace that the AL should address. The team stinks, overall more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Wednesday Matinee 1:35 Orioles @ Boston

    Posted 09/10/2014 02:34:44 EDT

    Workman needs to start all over. Proably with two hours/day in the "rotating tire" dugout. Right now, he just plain stinks.

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  • Forum Post: Gamethread Wednesday Matinee 1:35 Orioles @ Boston

    Posted 09/10/2014 02:30:06 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] Eerily reminiscent of September 2012.  Any chance we can sign Scotty Podsednick? [/QUOTE] Any chance Farrell can dump "His boy" Workman before the end of th more »

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