The Red Sox have just been swept in their last two series and headed to Seattle in hopes of getting their first win of the west coast road trip. Clay Buchholz took the mound for the Sox and while he pitched well, the team would still end up with another loss at the end of […]
This Bud’s for you for two more years. Bud Selig is getting a two year extension as Commissioner of Baseball.
Start practicing your, “Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to Jetblue Park.” The Red Sox are looking for a new PA announcer for spring training. Here’s the details: NBC2 has teamed up with the Red Sox and Hodges University to find a new voice for 2012. If you think you have what it takes […]
In early January of 1967, baseball in Boston was not a particularly hot topic. In world news, one headline announced: ” LBJ asks for 6% income surtax to offset war cost.” A later one says “He stakes future on moderate war”, whatever that meant.The football world was building up to the first Super Bowl (it […]
The Red Sox have sent Josh Reddick and prospects Miles Head and Raul Alcantara to Oakland in exchange for closer Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Sweeney. The deal fills two of the big holes for the Red Sox and solidifies the bullpen. Now if the Red Sox could add a quality starter or two the […]
Hideki Okajima has signed a minor league deal with the Yankees and will try to make the major league team in spring training. We’ll see if he can regain his stiff but the OkiDoki was missing last season.
The Red Sox starting rotation, as most fans would agree, is still up in the air. The only sure things seems to be Josh Beckett and John Lester. Clay Bucholz also may qualify, but he is coming off a long-term injury. Alfredo Aceves and Daniel Bard have been mentioned, but Aceves was primarily a reliever […]
The Boston Phoenix published their annual Unsexiest Men list, and 3 current Red Sox, 1 former Red Sox, and 3 Red Sox advertising gnomes made the 2011 edition. The winners: #77 Manny Ramirez #62 Furniture Guys: Bob, Bernie, Jordan #29 John Henry #9 John Lackey & Josh Beckett
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“A lot of relievers are in the bullpen (despite) having starters’ stuff because they don’t have the ability to repeat their delivery for 100 to 130 pitches. It depends on body type. It depends on their arm.” –Bob McClure on taking a wait and see attitude about bringing Bard and Aceves into the rotation.
Bob McClure, no relation to Troy McClure, is set to be named as the next Red Sox pitching coach. McClure will replace Curt Young who re-joined the Oakland A’s. You may know McClure as the Kanas City Royals pitching coach for the past 6 years. http://youtube.com/watch?v=bps-xbo8wnA
Carl Crawford did not answer Bobby Valentine’s phone calls or text messages and only when this spat started to get some press did Crawford’s agent get in touch with Valentine. Bobby V. tried to put a good spin on the issue when he spoke with WEEI: Speaking to his agent, he is working. We have […]
“Watching the guys in this league that had a lot of success in a starting role that I thought I could do that. You know, I got as good of or better raw stuff than them and I try to keep myself in good shape and everything that it pointed to me having success in […]
Tim Bogar will have to wave runners in from the dugout since he is being promoted to bench coach. Bogar made some questionable decisions about sending runners last season but he is a well repected coach and should be a great help to Bobby Valentine. Jerry Royster is the guy rumored to take Bogar’s place […]