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  • Forum Post: Anyone else like to see the A's win it all?

    Posted 09/23/2014 02:23:32 EDT

    Seattle is now a full two games back in the chase for the second Wild Card slot after last night's 14-4 shellacking in Toronto that was reminscent of the 19-8 drubbing the Red Sox suffered in Game 3 o more »

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

    Posted 09/23/2014 02:10:59 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: we have won playoff games in just one year of the past five. That is simply not good enough. WE ARE ALL JUST POPPYSEEDS IN THE BAKERY OF LIFE To be precise, cou more »

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

    Posted 09/22/2014 08:20:39 EDT

    In response to royf19's comment: Who overperformed? The closest you've got is Nava and Salty and even then, they were hardly team-carrying, MVP-type years. Salty's year was simply a continuation of th more »

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

    Posted 09/21/2014 10:06:20 EDT

    Since August 2012 the Red Sox have endured the departures of Adrian Gonzalez, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jake Peavy, Stephen Drew, Jo more »

  • Forum Post: Trading Betts

    Posted 09/21/2014 09:50:53 EDT

    In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: In response to hill55's comment: I'm a fan a Mookie Betts, but I can't see the Seattle Mariners taking a lottery ticket in Betts in exchange for All Sta more »

  • Forum Post: Trading Betts

    Posted 09/21/2014 05:25:49 EDT

    In response to jasko2248's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: I believe the SOX will trade Cespedes. His value will bring the SOX a quality player in r more »

  • Forum Post: Trading Betts

    Posted 09/21/2014 05:04:58 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: I believe the SOX will trade Cespedes. His value will bring the SOX a quality player in return. Would the Red Sox trade one year of Yoenis Cespedes at $10.5 m more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Saturday Red Sox @ Baltimore

    Posted 09/21/2014 02:19:23 EDT

    In response to davidap's comment: How is Fenway Park a more hitter-friendly stadium than the Kingdome? Edgar Martinez was at his best before Safeco Field opened. http://www.baseball-reference.com/abou more »

  • Forum Post: What Was the Best Haul?

    Posted 09/21/2014 01:36:22 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: When do we find out who we get fro Doubront? You know, the guy with a 1.50 ERA in 3 starts since the trade. Sox4ever I apologize for the tangent, but I had fun com more »

  • Forum Post: Does anyone else miss Roberto Petagine?

    Posted 09/21/2014 01:18:39 EDT

    I witnessed Roberto Petagine hit a towering, wind-aided homerun as a Seattle Mariner during Spring Training 2006 at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/boxscore.jsp?gid=2006_ more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Saturday Red Sox @ Baltimore

    Posted 09/21/2014 01:04:33 EDT

    In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: I hope Ortiz gets his 500th, but even if he doesn't, I still believe he'll be inducted e more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Saturday Red Sox @ Baltimore

    Posted 09/20/2014 08:34:25 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: None of the HOF voters care a bit about WAR. they care about accomplishments over a career. And yes we are talking about the HOF. so... That's my point: It's a H more »

  • Forum Post: Gamethread Saturday Red Sox @ Baltimore

    Posted 09/20/2014 07:59:42 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: I hope Ortiz gets his 500th, but even if he doesn't, I still believe he'll be inducted either in his 1st year or 2nd year of eligibility. Ortiz is w/o questio more »

  • Forum Post: Trading Betts

    Posted 09/20/2014 02:46:14 EDT

    In response to notin's comment: In response to hill55's comment: I'm a fan a Mookie Betts, but I can't see the Seattle Mariners taking a lottery ticket in Betts in exchange for All Star thirdbaseman K more »

  • Forum Post: What Was the Best Haul?

    Posted 09/20/2014 01:15:04 EDT

    Moon, I deleted my post because I thought the tone was inappropriate for a Red Sox forum.

    more »

  • Forum Post: Trading Betts

    Posted 09/20/2014 01:13:35 EDT

    I'm a fan a Mookie Betts, but I can't see the Seattle Mariners taking a lottery ticket in Betts in exchange for All Star thirdbaseman Kyle Seager, who has posted 5.4 WAR this season (to 6.0 for Gianca more »

  • Forum Post: What Was the Best Haul?

    Posted 09/20/2014 12:35:24 EDT

  • Forum Post: Sox are "very interested" in Sandoval according to Gammons

    Posted 09/20/2014 12:25:29 EDT

    Like the Red Sox, the Houston Astros are likely to have a protected first-round draft pick. With the money saved by collecting cost-effective top prospects, I expect the Astros to sign one of Pablo Sa more »

  • Forum Post: New First for Boras

    Posted 09/15/2014 09:00:28 EDT

    I suspect Scott Boras and Stephen Drew are better off emotionally and financially than the OP. An elite agent negotiates favorable deals for the vast majority of his or her clients, but even the best more »

  • Forum Post: Peter Abraham: Sox may have misplayed calls on both Lester and Pedroia-Agree?

    Posted 09/12/2014 06:26:14 EDT

    Farther down in his column, Pete Abraham suggests a trade of Jackie Bradley Jr., Will Middlebrooks and a pitching prospect for one of San Diego's young pitchers. How much trade value do the 24-year-ol more »

  • Forum Post: O's 1B Chris Davis suspended 25 GMs

    Posted 09/12/2014 03:03:23 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: There really aren't that many side effects if you keep the dose reasonable-and if you are otherwise healthy (eg: normal blood pressure). It does help with focus more »

  • Forum Post: If the Red Sox go cheap

    Posted 09/12/2014 12:58:30 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: In response to hill55's comment: This MLB Trade Rumors analysis of Chase Headley's prospects in free agency projects a two- or three-year contract without ruling o more »

  • Forum Post: If the Red Sox go cheap

    Posted 09/12/2014 12:16:32 EDT

    This MLB Trade Rumors analysis of Chase Headley's prospects in free agency projects a two- or three-year contract without ruling out a "one-year deal, hoping to produce at 2012 levels next season befo more »

  • Forum Post: If the Red Sox go cheap

    Posted 09/11/2014 06:41:14 EDT

    I earlier made an analogy to Warren Buffett going to a flea market: plenty a money but few attractive items to buy. Upon further reflection, I could write that Ben Cherington did his best Warren Buffe more »

  • Forum Post: Sox are ready to spend this off-season.

    Posted 09/11/2014 02:58:54 EDT

    The Red Sox have the money, but are the Sox willing to go the five, six or seven years needed to land one or two of the few elite free agents?

    more »

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