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  • Forum Post: Mark Trumbo

    Posted 07/11/2014 02:27:36 EDT

    In response to dannycater's comment: Betts plays 2b (that's really his position, no?) and Pedroia could be Sox 2b for years to come. Yes, I would give up prospects for a proven HR hitter like Trumbo. more »

  • Forum Post: Mark Trumbo

    Posted 07/11/2014 12:33:19 EDT

    Compare these career numbers: MT 1940 PA, .248/.297/.471/.768, 121 BB (6.2%), 487 K (25.1%), OPS+ 113 WM 742 PA, .248/.296/.448/.743, 40 BB (5.4%), 91 K (25.7%), OPS+ 100 MN 3543 PA, .259/.360/.496/.8 more »

  • Forum Post: Twenty years ago.

    Posted 07/09/2014 02:38:27 EDT

    In response to 2013soxchamps's comment: The Opening Day Line Up 1994: 2 Otis Nixon CF 22 Billy Hatcher RF 39 Mike Greenwell LF 42 Mo Vaughn 1B 10 Andre Dawson DH 34 Scott Cooper 3B 13 John Valentin SS more »

  • Posted 07/09/2014 01:09:13 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: I've been to games in Milwaukee, Chicago, HOU, Dallas, TB, Pitt, NYY, Balt, Phil, BOS, ATL, DET, CLE, CIN, MON, TOR, and STL We need to get you out to Seattle and more »

  • Posted 07/09/2014 12:50:33 EDT

    The Red Sox have moved to within two games of the Houston Astros for the worst record in the American League. I attribute it to parity ... the difference between the good teams and the weaker teams is more »

  • Posted 07/08/2014 02:55:52 EDT

    In response to VoiceofReason2014's comment: The 1908 Cardinals lost the most shutouts in a single season, with 33. http://www.baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_shut1.shtml" rel="nofollow">http://www.ba more »

  • Posted 07/08/2014 02:11:36 EDT

    Fascinating.

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  • Posted 07/08/2014 01:32:29 EDT

    Whom would the Red Sox want from the Seattle Mariners for Jon Lester and Mike Napoli? Lester is from the Seattle area and Napoli met with the Seattle front office in November 2012 when Napoli was a fr more »

  • Posted 07/08/2014 01:16:20 EDT

    On the topic of luck, the 49-40 Seattle Mariners have a Pythagorean record of 53-36 based on their run differential of +66*. On a related matter, Seattle is 10-14 in one-run games. Those numbers sugge more »

  • Forum Post: Deadline Sellers?

    Posted 07/08/2014 12:41:30 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: I doubt the Mariners would offer more for the expiring contracts of two players in disappointing seasons on the wrong side of their 33rd birthdays. The Red Sox cou more »

  • Posted 07/08/2014 12:07:54 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: How many rings do the Padres have??? For what it's worth, the San Diego Padres have won two National League titles and five NL West titles. http://www.thecham more »

  • Posted 07/07/2014 11:43:29 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment:   Exactly, we are paying these guys anyway for what? We're 3.5 games from the worst record in MLB. Pay 90% of their salary and get something that might help us goi more »

  • Posted 07/07/2014 07:09:32 EDT

    In response to crazy-world-of-troybrown's comment: What if the Cubs want to go after him? He's a beast, and some of the names thrown out to get this guy with 2 and half years of team control is funny. more »

  • Forum Post: Deadline Sellers?

    Posted 07/07/2014 04:43:13 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: In response to AL34's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: How much money would the Red more »

  • Posted 07/07/2014 12:17:50 EDT

    In response to crazy-world-of-troybrown's comment:

    Agree, they should have a lot of money, also their First round Pick should be protected.

    The Red Sox might have a protected first-round pick as well.

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  • Posted 07/07/2014 12:16:03 EDT

    Despite a skyrocketing payroll, the Los Angeles Dodgers have three of the top 18 prospects.

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  • Forum Post: Deadline Sellers?

    Posted 07/07/2014 11:32:43 EDT

    In response to AL34's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: In response to hill55's comment: How much money would the Red Sox need to send to Seattle to unload Jake Peavy and Jonny Gomes? Peav more »

  • Forum Post: Deadline Sellers?

    Posted 07/06/2014 08:26:52 EDT

    How much money would the Red Sox need to send to Seattle to unload Jake Peavy and Jonny Gomes? Peavy has about $6 million remaining on his contract and Gomes about $2 million. What players could the R more »

  • Posted 07/05/2014 02:42:36 EDT

    Unlike CommieContrarian, I never derive joy from a player's injury

    What would CommieContrarian think if a Yankee fan wrote a similar post about an injured Red Sox mainstay?

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  • Forum Post: Wow on this !!!!

    Posted 07/05/2014 02:09:58 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: That's cool. How often to do you get to see a game played on an island the size of a baseball stadium?   Logistics question... how do they get 6500 people onto and off tha more »

  • Forum Post: The Hitless Wonder

    Posted 07/05/2014 11:48:05 EDT

    I apparently don't have access to the column, but the sportswriter almost never writes the headline. That's typically the responsibility of the copy editor.

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  • Forum Post: Wow on this !!!!

    Posted 07/04/2014 03:01:51 EDT

    In response to RigatoniT's comment: [QUOTE]       Modern Woodmen Park, Davenport Iowa That's my favorite ballpark of all time ... I have fond memories of going there with my Little League teammates as more »

  • Posted 07/03/2014 03:43:25 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: In response to hill55's comment: The odd thing is that the Red Sox are closer to first place in the AL East than the Sox are to the second Wild Card slot. The more »

  • Posted 07/03/2014 02:56:05 EDT

    The odd thing is that the Red Sox are closer to first place in the AL East than the Sox are to the second Wild Card slot. The AL East this year has a cumulative record of 209-216 (.492) and a cumulati more »

  • Posted 07/03/2014 01:54:33 EDT

    In response to SpacemanEephus's comment: Hill, there is such a big difference between top prospects in baseball and those in other sports.  the learning curve is soooo much greater at the top level.   more »

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