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Posted 11/26/2013 07:42:05 EST
A better analysis than you ever hear on sports radio!
Posted 11/13/2013 11:25:29 EST
Give Tito and Farrell the choice between a World Series ring or a manager of the year award, and neither would hesitate a millisecond.
Posted 11/09/2013 10:54:31 EST
I thought we finally killed and buried the failed strategy of paying big bucks for aging free agent superstars in decline.
Posted 11/08/2013 03:38:09 EST
Most glaring omission? Cy Young -- the very definition of pitching excellence.
Posted 11/07/2013 12:38:44 EST
Suffering from withdrawal symptoms with the season over. No games to watch; fewer articles to read. (I know -- get a life!) Hey, can anyone recommend any good essays on the MLB postseason? Something t more »
Posted 11/01/2013 08:17:57 EDT
Determining which championship team is "most special" is highly subjective. For old-timers who endured decades of futility, nothing will ever top 2004--and justifiably so. That said, the '04 Sox were more »
Posted 10/30/2013 05:11:38 EDT
Seminal moments happen on the field, not in the dugout. The 3-run blast, the obstruction, the pickoff, those are the events that will be remembered long after Papi's pep talk is forgotten.
Posted 10/29/2013 07:28:38 EDT
It was likely an unintentional diss by Cafardo, but it feels odd to be writing Saltalamacchia off after all his contributions this year. If Salty does depart via free agency, I hope he gets one more c more »
Posted 10/28/2013 02:04:13 EDT
"... the Big Texan was towing the mound out of the bullpen ..." Pitchers have to haul their own mounds out to the diamond in St. Louis?! Must have been quite a sight. Or maybe he was "toeing" the moun more »
Posted 10/26/2013 08:13:37 EDT
As one who has toiled in journalism, I think the writer can almost be excused. In the rush to capture one's thoughts, this type of error is fairly common: "their" instead of "they're"; "it's" instead more »
Posted 10/23/2013 07:54:35 EDT
Hey, I spend my hard-earned paycheck at the ballyard and no elitist mofo is gonna tell me what I can sing. Not only should we keep Caroline, we should get those hotties Britney and Miley into the mix. more »
Posted 10/19/2013 09:19:47 EDT
Worst headline ever? Is this indicative of the dumbing down of journalism? Imagine the shocked Globe reader, gob-smacked to learn that one team will win the ALCS and the other -- "Can you believe it?! more »
Posted 10/18/2013 08:30:51 EDT
I just took a peek at the comment board at the Detroit Free Press (www.freep.com), where the Motown fans are coming down hard on their oversized first baseman. Their rips are so merciless, they make S more »
Posted 10/17/2013 06:39:10 EDT
Seen in the loo: "Some people see the glass half-empty. Some people see the glass half-full. I see the glass and say, 'Are you gonna drink that?'"
Posted 10/09/2013 08:40:54 EDT
Pretty broad statements there, Gordo. "America" is not watching? "No one" cares? You can speak for yourself, perhaps your immediate family (assuming people willing to reside in the same abode), and ma more »
Posted 10/08/2013 02:36:45 EDT
Pull down the freakin' headline already! It's inane, it doesn't match the contents of the article, and it makes the Globe sports department look like a bunch of buffoons.
Posted 10/01/2013 10:42:39 EDT
I'm with the Doc on this one. I distinctly remember Bard lobbying hard to become a starter and encountering resistance from Francona and others. To state that "Bardâs most recent struggles began wit more »
Posted 09/12/2013 09:48:11 EDT
CloudyKnight: It is, of course, troll-ish to correct the grammar of another commentator. But now that the taboo has been breached -- you're right. The magic number thing is coincidence, not irony. On more »
Posted 08/30/2013 12:41:09 EDT
Beautiful and insightful tribute -- poetry in its own right.
Posted 08/29/2013 08:39:43 EDT
Since weâre critiquing the compositional skills of other posters, it should be pointed out that interrogative sentences are properly ended with a question mark, not a period.
Posted 04/09/2013 07:35:32 EDT
Man, I don't know how the old bandwagon can take all the wear and tear of people jumping on and off. 5-2 is nothing but a blip on the radar. When it gets to 50-20, we might genuinely have something to more »
Posted 02/08/2013 01:11:42 EST
Glad to see those bigoted neo-fascists get their comeuppance. D&C: diced and chopped. Sayonara, boys!
Posted 02/02/2013 08:42:54 EST
Here's the line from the article that caught my eye: "On average, each trip costs the state $40 ..." You've got to be kidding me! Giving all the ride users cab vouchers would be cheaper than that. Or more »
Posted 11/01/2012 06:31:37 EDT
A touch screen for a laptop or desktop setup is a fatally flawed concept. How long will it take consumers to tire -- mentally and physically -- of reaching across the keyboard to stroke the screen? Ma more »
Posted 10/01/2012 07:54:12 EDT
Wow. Now we know where CHB got his penchant for ladling his column full of cultural references!
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