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Strangeglove

MALE, Brooklyn

About Me: Hello Red Sox Fans, Live in Brooklyn, formerly Longmeadow,Ma. I go a long ways back as a Red Sox,Celtics and (don't hate me) NY Giants fan. While I rarely go in person to a game, because I think Sports are over priced and we are taken for suckers, what with the over saturation of commerials including all the freakin billboards, I still love sports.

Strangeglove's Forum Posts

  • Forum Post: Peter Abraham vs. your 25 man roster

    Posted 02/27/2013 12:09:49 EST

    We have an outfielder who I think is flying under the rader. He fields and runs like Sweeney but hits with power. 19hrs last year in something like 400 ABS in minors I believe last year.  His name is more »

  • Forum Post: Francona self-medicated as manager...admits it book

    Posted 01/18/2013 03:27:22 EST

    You know, I was glad to see him go. Every time and I do mean every time they put him on camera all he seemed interested in doing was stuffing his mouth with bubble gum.  Can you imagine what his teeth more »

  • Forum Post: Psst...We have a really good well rounded Playoff quality offense this year. Y/N?

    Posted 01/18/2013 03:20:47 EST

    Hey Spaceman! I'm still pissed that they traded you and Bernie away. But, hey, that Stan Papi was some ball player, no? Anyho, I think you got it exactly right. The chips lie on those starters. Both L more »

  • Forum Post: Will you follow the WBC this year?

    Posted 01/18/2013 03:03:20 EST

    You, know I think its kind of fun to watch. Here's a few random things about it... 1. Team USA. Since when is "Willie Bloomquist" an all star? Half of the Pitching is manned by    guys I never heard o more »

  • Forum Post: Psst...We have a really good well rounded Playoff quality offense this year. Y/N?

    Posted 01/18/2013 02:44:26 EST

    This team could realistically lead the league in doubles (like last year), smack 200 taters, and steal 150 bases. While not in the same offensive tier as the Angels or Tigers, they might just lead the more »

  • Forum Post: Arbitration settlements

    Posted 01/18/2013 02:26:45 EST

    Unbelievable! Don't get me wrong, I love watching Ellsbury play. However, last year he hit a whooping 4 dingers and had almost zero impact in an injury plaqued year. For that, he gets a raise??? - Nin more »

  • Forum Post: The Age Old Question: 12 or 13 Pitchers??

    Posted 01/18/2013 07:56:40 EST

    Good Morning Red Sox Nation! Read some great responses to my post. A couple of additional thoughts on my part... Acceves. I'm not quite as hooked on him as some of you. Bard. If he goes back to throwi more »

  • Forum Post: The Age Old Question: 12 or 13 Pitchers??

    Posted 01/17/2013 01:43:39 EST

    Soft, I liked your response. Good points. To me, Tazawa looks like the real deal and has to stay up. Acceves, looked lost by the end of the season. Maybe, he has to go. Carpenter, could be very undera more »

  • Forum Post: The Age Old Question: 12 or 13 Pitchers??

    Posted 01/17/2013 01:33:07 EST

    Zill (may I call you that for short?), The thing about sitting too long and then throwing too hard - I'm not sure I quite agree. It always seemed crazy to me to have a Pitcher warm up by throwing 50 o more »

  • Forum Post: Reverse Mortgages Beware!

    Posted 01/17/2013 12:34:30 EST

    Okay, let me first say that I am no expert. However, how many of you have watched these millionaire celeberties (just saw Henry Winkler) in advertisments for these things? - "Hey, we'll even throw in more »

  • Forum Post: The Age Old Question: 12 or 13 Pitchers??

    Posted 01/17/2013 12:08:02 EST

    Ok you know the names, but here, I believe are the first 12, as it now stands: Start: Lest, Buch, Dump, Lack, Dub Relief: Han,Bail,Taz,Uh, Breslow,Miller,Morales That's 12. But what about Bard,Acceves more »

  • Forum Post: What happens when Bogaerts gets promotion to AAA?

    Posted 01/17/2013 10:08:54 EST

    This is what will happen... He packs his suitcase. Says goodbye to his friends in Portland. Hops a bus, Peter Pan, Greyhound or Other. (That's the big question - WHICH ONE???) Then, he walks into the more »

  • Forum Post: Simple objective question. Who will be the most exciting team to watch this year?

    Posted 01/15/2013 03:46:54 EST

    I'm kinding of leaning to the Nationals as my #1. Great young rooster. Looking forward to watching the Big Boppers of the Angels and New Mix Blue Jays (Of all teams!) too this year. Dodgers, with the more »

  • Forum Post: Suhprize! Henry et al don't love baseball

    Posted 01/15/2013 03:16:50 EST

    I have met Tom Werner. All I can say is that he seems to be a very very down to earth man. Liked him a lot.

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  • Forum Post: 5 Sox Hitting Prospects to Track - Cecchini, Swihart, Jacobs, Marrero, Vinicio - Fire Brand of the AL

    Posted 01/09/2013 01:44:07 EST

    Sorry, but so far, I don't see it happening for any of these lads. Cecchini really needs to power up. Swihart, whos not that big, needs to ave 280 - 300 and show superior defense. Marrero seems ordina more »

  • Forum Post: Sans Napoli.......

    Posted 01/03/2013 12:26:19 EST

    Question. Before getting injured, Morales was doing a Sandy Koufax impression. He, surprisingly, was really throwing that thang. - To me, non-expert, he seemed like our best Pitcher for a couple of mo more »

  • Forum Post: Why do you love the Red Sox?

    Posted 01/02/2013 11:45:12 EST

    My family have always been Red Sox fans going back to Ted Williams and Jimmy Piersal. Most of my friends growing up on my block were Yankee fans. We all got along fine razzing each other. Today, its k more »

  • Forum Post: Happy New Year

    Posted 12/31/2012 11:38:12 EST

    I don't post to often,but, let me say that I enjoy reading everyone's posts! Happy New Year to everyone here and" May the Schwartz be with you!" 

    Ed

    more »

  • Forum Post: CIRIACO < DREW?

    Posted 12/27/2012 10:18:29 EST

    If Ciriaco had been given the chance to start in 2013, is it fair to assume he would have given us average to above ave. defense which at least is equals to Drews? Here's my guess on say 140 games of more »

  • Forum Post: Hanrahan deal done

    Posted 12/26/2012 01:24:35 EST

    Holt, I think is a switch hitter. Little shrimp, like Pedroia, but without the power. Looks to be better than DeJesus who seemed to K every chance he was given last year in limited AB'S. Okay deal ove more »

  • Forum Post: So, which team(s) will be the most colorful clubs to watch in 2013?

    Posted 12/21/2012 03:32:39 EST

    While I remain a Red Sox fan, my picks are:

    1. Angels - What a lineup!

    2. Dodgers - A good team to hate?

    3.  Toronto - Never thought I'd say that!

    more »

  • Forum Post: Contracts and money

    Posted 12/21/2012 03:19:43 EST

    Forgive me if this is a little off topic, but, I think it is related sooo.... My question is: And what about "us?" Has our fan experience gone up or down due to these insane salaries and our value sys more »

  • Forum Post: Update on the Napoli signing hold up

    Posted 12/21/2012 02:24:48 EST

    Hmmm. Need another 1B, other than Napoli, who won't forfeit a pic...Casey Kotchman? Carlos Lee? Or, how about a trade of Bard Acceves and Gomez for the guy on the Mets? I think his name is Nick Evans more »

  • Forum Post: Hanrahan / Iglesias

    Posted 12/21/2012 02:15:57 EST

    Hello Trip,

    If we can make room by flipping some of our spare pieces in our bullpen into something decent, I'd gladly send Iggy on his way  for Hanrahan.

    more »

  • Forum Post: What are you Reading? (2012 edition)

    Posted 12/12/2012 01:52:44 EST

    Hello Folks,

    Try my friends book "Apron Anxiety." You'll love it!!

    more »

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