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S5

MALE, Maine

About Me: Male, from Maine, Sox fan all my life. I still have my Yankee Hater cap and my Yankees Suck T-shirt but I don't take it all that seriously. I'm just having fun with it. It's not life and death - it's only baseball.

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  • Posted 07/07/2015 10:16:46 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: I can't figure out what Miami, who is developing young players, would want with Ichuro? Doesn't make sense. In a strange sort of way I feel badly for Ichiro. more »

  • Posted 07/07/2015 07:04:18 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: The Sox are 12-7 over the last 19 games, during which, Pedroia (WAR 2.0) missed 14 games, Victorino (WAR .8) missed 17 games, and Hanigan (WAR .7) missed 16 gam more »

  • Posted 07/07/2015 03:21:42 EDT

    I understand he's not getting paid what he's getting paid to bunt, but the shift is taking away a lot of hits.  If he'd lay down a bunt occasionally - preferably with no one on base - he'd make the de more »

  • Posted 07/06/2015 08:01:11 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: I know there was a statististical study on the correlation between the 3 phases of the game and winning games, and what they came up with was something like this: P more »

  • Posted 07/06/2015 07:49:13 EDT

    In response to miscricket's comment: Although with full 20/20 hindsight there was no significant game advantage to putting Ortiz at 1st yesterday, I agree with the move and would like to see more of i more »

  • Posted 07/06/2015 07:34:09 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: Pedroia being out during the Sox best run of the year just shows you how overated defense is to winning. Defense can be adequate with good pitching and good hittin more »

  • Posted 07/04/2015 02:35:41 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: In response to dgalehouse's comment: There certainly seems to be a lack of focus on this team.  It is hard to deny that. There is way too much talent here for more »

  • Posted 07/04/2015 08:58:43 EDT

    In response to ThatWasMe's comment: In response to S5's comment:   If a poster comes into this forum and in his first 4 posts goes out of his way to 1) defend the Yankees by reference, 2) point out ho more »

  • Posted 07/03/2015 10:21:02 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to S5's comment: In response to maxbialystock's comment: Bogaerts, and it isn't even close.  He doesn't just have a higher WAR rating, he also has a hig more »

  • Posted 07/03/2015 06:54:18 EDT

    In response to slasher9's comment: In response to JustinThyme54's comment: In response to slasher9's comment: In response to JustinThyme54's comment: In response to slasher9's comment: In response to more »

  • Posted 07/03/2015 06:46:20 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: Bogaerts, and it isn't even close.  He doesn't just have a higher WAR rating, he also has a higher DWAR rating.  This says more about the credibiility of DWAR t more »

  • Posted 07/02/2015 12:23:12 EDT

    In response to redsoxdirtdog's comment: In response to JustinThyme54's comment: In response to S5's comment: In response to JustinThyme54's comment: In response to slasher9's comment: he could play 16 more »

  • Posted 07/02/2015 10:22:04 EDT

    In response to JustinThyme54's comment: In response to slasher9's comment: he could play 162 x 7 years and still wouldnt be close to earning that contract.  the yankees / brian cashman are a joke.   o more »

  • Posted 06/30/2015 07:52:48 EDT

    In response to royf19's comment: In response to S5's comment: In response to MadMc's comment: Tough way to lose; he walks the first batter. The batter comes around to score. Brian gets the loss. It's more »

  • Posted 06/30/2015 07:43:46 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: In response to pinstripezac35's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: Giggling Tim has no problem with the way the all-star balloting is now set up. I K more »

  • Posted 06/30/2015 07:40:11 EDT

    In response to MadMc's comment: Tough way to lose; he walks the first batter. The batter comes around to score. Brian gets the loss. It's just another instance where statistics don't tell the story of more »

  • Forum Post: DeAza

    Posted 06/30/2015 07:28:50 EDT

    In response to MadMc's comment: The Sox don't win that game last night without DeAza's two catches in the 8th and 9th. Is there anyone else who was thinking the same thing I was thinking at the time.. more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 02:26:07 EDT

    Simple enough. Get his Passport revoked.  Any owners who sign previously suspended PED abusers to a big $$ contract are as guilty of perpetuating the PED problem as are the players. And I have never p more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 02:25:10 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: Agree with the OP.  When he is healthy, Buchholz still has it, by which I mean a variety of good pitches and pretty good control.  His WAR of 1.5 makes him the more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 02:22:46 EDT

    Here's why I don't think you'll see Chris Davis in a Red Sox uni.  There are some suspicions about Davis and his newfound power and the Sox FO has stayed away from players with those suspicions ever s more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 08:27:33 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: HanRam, or someone else.  Don't go out on any limbs here!  LOL Assuming Papi is with the team next year IMO it's going to be HanRam's job to lose.  [object HT more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 08:24:30 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment:   Once I see WAR I leave the Poster. No Offense. Useless stat. Marrero's play today saved the game, and nobody will see the play.  But UZR/150 will capture that pl more »

  • Posted 06/29/2015 08:07:39 EDT

    In response to -BurritoT's comment:   To the Thread Bearer:  a last place team signing Sandoval not for the regular season but "for the post-season" lol.... that defies logic and that reason alone wou more »

  • Posted 06/28/2015 01:44:42 EDT

    In response to maxbialystock's comment: I do not pretend to know how all the above pieces fit together, but do know that it's complicated and suspect that overall the luxury tax is good for MLB.  I th more »

  • Posted 06/28/2015 08:52:06 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: For all Swihart's presumed potential, and recent mini-surge offensively, he's still a 23-year catcher with only 2 more »

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