BREAKING NEWS – Yankees Sign Teixeira

SI is reporting the Yankees will sign Teixeira shortly. The story is also being reported by ESPN Radio and the NY Times. The Herald has confirmed he will not be signing with Boston and will most likely go to the Bronx. Peter Gammons has the deal

Get Off The Pot Already Mark Teixeira

So are we getting a decision today or are well all going for another ride on the Boras roller coaster? Now the Yankees are back in the mix trying to mess things up for the Red Sox and there are also reports that Teixeira has still not made up his mind between the Nationals and […]

Report: Red Sox Could Announce Teixeira Signing Today

The Washington Times has a source telling them that an announcement from Mark Teixeira is coming today with most indications that he will be signing with Boston. UPDATE: The Washington Post reports the Nats have no plans to make an announcement on Teixeira today. Merry Christmas Sox fans, looks like we may have a great […]

Roger* Gets Sued for Defamation

Roger Clemens* former trainer Brian McNamee has filled a defamation lawsuit against him according to published reports. Now Roger* is facing a federal perjury investigation, a defamation lawsuit, and is likely to have his own defamation lawsuit thrown out. How’s that vindication thing going now? Fenway West- The Western Home to Red Sox Nation

Nats May Have Retaken the Lead in Teixeira Sweepstakes

The Nationals have upped their offer to Mark Teixeira to 8 years $178- 184 million. That might just be a little more than what the Red Sox have offered. With the Angels out there is a good chance that Teix will end up in D.C. Fenway West- The Western Home to Red Sox Nation

Report: Manny Close to Signing With Yankees

A newspaper in the Dominican Republic is reporting that Manny Ramirez is close to signing a three year $75 million contract with the Yankees. According to the report he could sign as early as today. UPDATE: Brian Cashman has said the report is not true in a text message. Fenway West- The Western Home to […]

Angels Give Up Hope for Teixeira

The Angels have withdrawn their offer to Mark Teixeira according to the LA Times: Boras is reportedly seeking an eight-year deal for at least $180 million, and a source familiar with the Angels’ thinking maintained all last week that owner Arte Moreno had no plans to sweeten the deal. “Arte is sticking to his guns […]

Manny Thinks Yanks Will Give Him 3 Years

A person close to Manny Ramirez told the Daily News that he thinks the Yankees will be offering him at least a three year contract. Three years might be all it takes to land Manny. Are you prepared to see Manny in pinstripes? This would certainly make the rivalry even more interesting. Fenway West- The […]

Gammons Says Sox and Teixeira are Close

Peter Gammons has a new blog post up filled with info on the Red Sox including Teixeira negotiations: One source close to Teixeira said Friday that the two sides are not that far apart, and the conciliatory and civilized nature of those words made it obvious that Teixeira likes Mr. Henry’s neighborhood, he just wants […]

Catching Market Continues to Shrink

The Red Sox do not have a catcher for the 2009 season and the available options are shrinking. Scott Boras may have been too busy trying to work out a deal for Teixeira while leaving his client Jason Varitek behind. The Rangers are no longer willing to deal a catcher, and the D-Backs just announced […]

John Henry Calls the Bluff of Boras…

…and Boras just shit his bed. He bluffed one too many times. Players will drop him like the bag of shit that he is. He becomes a nobody, a has been, nothing. Players salaries return to normal, as do ticket prices, and a tall glass of Sam Adams will be only $4. I was dreaming […]

We Will Know Soon if Boras Was Bluffing

If Scott Boras had better offers for Mark Teixeira, they haven’t surfaced yet. All of the leakers from other teams are not reporting that their team is close to getting Tex, they are saying the Red Sox had the best offer and are still in the hunt. Boras’ email to the press said that Teixeira […]

Did Scott Boras Screw Up?

Is Scott Boras going to lose some money for his client with his tactics? It is possible that the Red Sox had the best offer for Mark Teixeira and Boras went back to them to get more claiming he had higher offers. The Red Sox had a higher offer than the Angels according to the […]

BREAKING NEWS – Red Sox Drop Out of Teixeira Sweepstakes

SI is reporting that Red Sox owner John Henry has said the Red Sox have been outbid for Mark Teixeira and they are not going to throw any more money into the pot. “We met with Mr. Teixeira and were very much impressed with him,” Henry said. “After hearing about his other offers, however, it […]

New Info on Tonight’s Negotiations

The meeting between Red Sox brass and Scott Boras has been confirmed but the deal is not a sure thing. The Angels’ are $20 million behind the Red Sox eight-year $184 million offer. The Angels could try to top the deal but it looks like Tex is coming to Boston. Watch video of Youk reacting […]

Help Jim Rice Get into the Hall – Sign the Petition

As a kid growing up I had a Stop & Shop Jim Rice poster on my wall. He was the most feared hitter in the American League in his prime. This year is his last chance to get into the Hall of Fame on the writer’s ballot, you can send a message to baseball writers […]

Deal Tonight?

Theo, John Henry, and Larry Lucchino are all in Texas today meeting with Scott Boras. The latest report is an offer of 8 years at $23 mil/year with the possibility of a deal tonight or tomorrow morning for Mark Teixeira. Fenway West- The Western Home to Red Sox Nation

Rolling Green Monster Update

Yesterday I posted about Rocky Rhodes and his Rolling Green Monster and his recent mechanical problems. His plight first became known on the Sawxheads fan social networking site. He recently posted some more detailed comments about his situation: hi, its a dodge explorer motor home not a jeep, that’s not the problem. the problem is […]