Box score from the past (09.16.65)

Dave Morehead spent 6 mediocre seasons with the Red Sox before being shipped off to Kansas City for 2 more of the same. His only claim to fame was in a game on September 16, 1965 at Fenway Park in which, if not for 1 pitch, he might have had a perfect game. He walked […]

Keith Olbermann, Fox News and the Boston Red Sox

Scott Lauber wrote a piece that appears in Sunday’s Boston Herald recapping Theo’s moves in a 25 day span. In comparing the left-handed heaviness of the batting line-up to the right-handed domination of the bullpen, Lauber drew an interesting comparison: “If the lineup leans more to the left than Keith Olbermann, the pitching staff is […]

The long lost Jerry Garcia Night at AT&T Park post

What a long, strange trip it’s been… Monday, August 9, 2010 was Jerry Garcia Night at AT&T Park when the Chicago Cubs played the San Francisco Giants. Jerry was born and raised in San Francisco, and was one of the founding members of The Grateful Dead. The National Anthem was sung by founding members Phil […]

Ozzie Guillen and Bobby Jenks

Nick Cafardo in today’s “I feel 100 percent right now,’’ said the 6-foot-4-inch, 275-pounder, who used to be summoned to the mound by White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen by Guillen spreading his hands apart, indicating, “Bring in the wide guy.’’

Manny Delcarmen is still giving back to West Roxbury

One of Boston’s favorites sons, Manny Delcarmen of West Roxbury, is still giving back to his home town despite being traded from the Red Sox to the CO Rox last summer. Manny was a key part of the 2007 World Series winning Red Sox team when he pitched 44 innings, allowing only 28 hits and 10 earned […]

Papelbon Still Has His Job

Theo told Papelbon he need not worry about the signing of Jenks and that the role of closer still belongs to him.  The Red Sox are now loaded with Bard, Jenks, and Wheeler to set up and to close when Papelbon needs a rest. I am sure the Boston media will still try to create […]

Serenading Derek Jeter

Spending too much time on youtube, I found some music that could be played whenever Jeter comes to bat at Fenway; just playfully teasing of course. Money, Pink Floyd     Money, O’Jays Money Can’t Buy Me Love, Beatles

Box Scores from the past (05.28.05 & 07.15.05)

Last week I returned to 2 Red Sox horror shows from the past, The Dent & Boone games, to remind us of being on the short end of The Rivalry in the past. This week, I return to 2 games in 2005 that represent the future of The Rivalry. In less than 2 months apart, the […]

Eric Patterson is PTBNL in Padres Deal

Did you wonder who the Player To Be Named Later was going to be in the Adrian Gonzalez Padres deal? Well…wonder no more.  It is Eric Patterson.  Patterson who spent some time in our outfield in 2010…because we had the most injured outfield ever…is headed to San Diego.  I liked Patterson.  He’s nice and all…but […]

Sox Sign Bobby Jenks

The Red Sox have added another arm to their bullpen.  They signed a deal with former White Sox reliever and former closer, Bobby Jenks.  The deal is reported to be for 2 years, 12 million dollars. So, the question for curious minds….where would Jenks fit into the bullpen?  Would he be a set-up guy?  It […]

Dan Wheeler on Red Sox Radar

The Red Sox are in negotiations with free agent relief pitcher Dan Wheeler according to Alex Speier of  Wheeler is a solid relief pitcher who played for the Rays and was a closer for a brief period of time with the Astros.  I’m sure many of you fantasy baseball players picked him up when […]