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Red Sox 1, Rangers 2: AGAIN with the Sleeping Offense…

Holy Buckets. There seems to be a proportionately large number of low scoring games these days. And while it is certainly a good thing Joe Kelly did pitch very well in his 7 innings of work, it means NOTHING if the bats do NOTHING…and with THREE opportunities with the bases loaded–they deserved to lose this […]

Red Sox 4, Rangers 3: OK, So that didn’t suck…

In a refreshing twist, the Rangers are actually more awful than the Sox this year (not that is something to be proud off) And it looks like the $72.2 million dollar minor leaguer Rusney Castillo will be hitting the bigs sooner rather than later; some say it wil be before the 6-game homestand. All I […]

May 14, 2015: Guest Post: Jackie Robinson: A Letter to the President

Fellow Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) member Stephen of Pastime Post offered this article to whomever wished to post it on their website. I am so very glad he did. It is worth the read. Enjoy. Jackie Robinson: A Letter to the President by Stephen C. Jordan I have lived in New England for the majority […]

Red Sox 2, Oakland 9: I guess 3 in a row was too much to ask..

…at least in wins, anyway. In losses, the Sox have NO problem getting 3 or more in a row.. And I see that Justin Masterson didn’t think his 6+ ERA was QUITE high enough, with the shelling he received last night. Love the guy, but as I said in the offseason when Ben signed him–did […]

Red Sox 1, Tampa Bay 5: Well, THIS has the Air of the Familiar…

What is that now? 32? 34 losses in a row? It feels like they haven’t won in forever, even tho it’s only the last 4 in a row—although they have lost the last 7 of 10–and are, once again, DEAD LAST in the AL East…with a 12-14 record–Holy Hell, haven’t we played this riff already???? […]

Red Sox 7, Oreos 18: W…T…H…?

Yes, I understand that ending April at.500 is acceptable behavior, as teams are still trying to find their way, often battling drastic weather changes and getting into the groove of the season. I get it. But holy hell, going from winning 2 out of 3, to LOSING 2 out of 3, taxing their bullpen […]

Red Sox 8, Nationals 7: A Win is a Win…

No matter how freaking ugly it may be… Thankfully, the Sox have some bashers this year, cause they were needed in this contest to pick up Justin Masterson (and his 7.59 ERA), who couldn’t make it out of the 5th inning. The rest of his line: 4.2 IP, 8 runs (7 earned) on 7 hits, […]

Red Sox 4, Skanks 14 OK. Can we FINALLY end this nonsense…

Once and for all? Please knock it off with the “oh, it’s going to be better, and he is going to be consistent and not be a headcase and laity blah…” Last night was absolute and utter CRAP–and oh so typical Clay Buchholz. Completely brilliant in one start, and beyond abysmal in the next. Let’s […]

April 6, 2015: It’s Here! It’s Here!

Holy Buckets! After waiting so long, Opening Day is FINALLY here! We get to see if the wining grapefruit league season will translate into wins in the big leagues. We get to see if Mookie Betts really is all that and a bag of chips–and if he is, how cool is it that we will […]

Red Sox 7, Phillies 6: Why do they always do that?

…Make a big deal about how That Clay Person fared so well in a minor league game. Take yesterday’s contest. He didn’t start against the Phillies as he is likely the Opening Day Starter (Blech), so he threw 5 innings against the minor leaguers. And this was his line: 79 pitches, no hits or runs, […]

Red Sox 3, Blue Jays 6: Closer and Closer…

So it’s the first day of spring, most of the snow has been cleared from Fenway (I’ve seen pictures), and we got 3-5 inches here in Pennsylvania… Outstanding… But the boys of summer are still hard at work in sunny and warm Florida, getting reading for Opening Day on April 6th. What a shock it […]

Red Sox 3, Atlanta 11: Games! With Real Scores!

I know, I know… It’s been a long, hard, cold winter, too much on my plate, a challenging research class, and a 3-year old–but baseball will be here in less than 3 weeks, and I am hopeful all the snow will be cleared at Fenway before the first pitch is thrown there on April 13th…Hopefully… […]

February 26, 2015: 6th Annual Run to Home Base Slated for July 25th

Red Sox players Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli and team Chairman Tom Werner joined leaders from the Red Sox Foundation, New Balance and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program, runners, Veterans and their Families at JetBlue Park in Ft. Myers yesterday to announce July 25th as the date for this year’s run and commemorate New […]

January 28, 2015: Going Back to Fenway!

Orioles vs. Red Sox, Thursday, 6/25/15, 1:35pm Grandstand Section G25, Row 11, Seats 1 & 2.  Yay! The annual pilgrimage continues! Yay! Although this may be the last year for a while, or at least until my daughter gets a bit older. I am not willing to pay full price for a ticket for a […]

January 22, 2015: Book Review: Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era

by Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts I have never been a fan of Alex Rodriguez. Always thought he was disingenuous at best (The whole “I’m probably pretty sure it will all work out” statement before he bailed on the Rangers), and a cheater at worst (Slapping the ball out of Bronson Arroyo’s glove during the […]

January 10, 2015: Foundation To Be Named Later Hosts Service Day This Afternoon

Prior to tonight’s 15th annual Hot Stove Cool Music Boston Benefit, starting this evening at 8:00pm at the Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, the Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL) will host a service day as part of the concert event to raise money for disadvantaged Boston youth. The biannual event, seeking give […]

January 7, 2015: Pedro, and Smoltz, and Johnson, and Biggio–Oh My!

Not that there is any surprise about these four being the class of 2015, except maybe that the writers actually would elect so many at once–it’s been 60 years, after all since so many players made it in at one time. But when you have so many who are clearly deserving of the honor, I […]

January 2, 2015: BBA Binary Ballot Recommends Seven For Cooperstown

Seven players from the 2014 Baseball Writers of America ballot were recommended for enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame by the members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) today. Given the backlog of quality players on the ballot, this year the BBA adopted the plan suggested by St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Derrick Goold of […]

December 17, 2014: Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit Concert, slated for January 10th, announces its 15th Anniversary All-Star Line-up

The first performance by the Juliana Hatfield Three in nearly two decades, the return of The Cavedogs and performances by Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), the legendary Al Kooper and Tanya Donelly and Gail Greenwood of Belly highlight an all-star evening of music and baseball talk at the 15th anniversary Hot Stove Cool Music charity […]

December 10, 2014: Jon Lester Ruminations…

I wish I could say I was surprised, but that is probably one of the few emotions I DON’T feel with regard to Jon Lester signing with Theo and the Cubbies for 6-years and $155 million. But here are some random thoughts, musings, ramblings, etc. etc. that started to coalesce when I was on twitter […]

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