The last of my posts written pre-system disaster went up yesterday so here are five thoughts with no live links or graphics under my fedora. I'll put full URL's at the end so you can go to the stories using copy and paste. At PJ Media via Instapundit comes numbers that would shock twitter (does … Continue reading Five Unlinked Thoughts Under the Fedora, Black vote, amazing coincidences, Lessons from Nixon in CA, Dems vs Law enforcement and
I know it's only the first week of the Baseball season but if you are a New England baseball fan you've got to like the way things have started: Mookie Betts robbed Bryce Harper of a homer, stole two bases in one sequence and clubbed a three-run homer. David Ortiz added two hits, including a homer over … Continue reading Worst to First to Worst to First again?
A few months ago the Red Sox in their infinite wisdom apparently decided that their 2007 World Series closer Jonathan Papelbon was a commodity too expensive to keep despite so he took his 219 career saves, 2.33 ERA and 1.02 WHIP, to Philadelphia where he has managed already to save more games than his replacement … Continue reading Tim Wakefield for Red Sox Closer
It's nice of the Red Sox to make my show more valuable: Fenway Park was not even half full when Adrian Gonzalez walked to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning last night. Raw, rainy weather and a six-run deficit against the Orioles had sent most of the fans scurrying for the streets. … Continue reading 1 Game over 500 for the Red Sox
Winning the Central division without your closer and 1st baseman is a big accomplishment and Ron Gardenhire is not a bad choice for AL manager of the year. But staying in the race with almost everyone injured I think is a bigger one. I really thought Terry Francona was going to win manager of the … Continue reading Not even one first place vote for Terry Francona?
I'll be out for a few hours to meet a friend for lunch so while I'm gone lets have a fun poll. The subject of A-Rod came up in conversation recently. Even though his numbers are incredible as a Red Sox Fan he he never worried me when he came to the plate. Jeter ALWAYS … Continue reading Poll: What Yankee do RedSox Fans fear most?
As we see the latest version of Dice-K goes wild: Matsuzaka suffered the loss as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Red Sox 4-3 at Fenway Park. He had lasted only 4 2/3 innings and allowed only three runs on two hits. The problem, however, was that he matched a career high with eight walks … Continue reading The Red Sox finally Lost a game while I was gone
...that thinks this deal is simply horrible: Lackey is one of three pitchers in the majors – joining Carlos Zambrano and Johan Santana – with at least 162 innings and a sub-4.00 ERA in each of the past five years. His numbers (102-71, 3.81 ERA, 7.2 strikeouts and 2.6 walks per nine innings) in his … Continue reading I must be the only Red Sox fan that I’m aware of…
So says David Pinto: David Ortiz pretty much put any lingering doubts about the end of his slump to rest. He went two for three with a home run Wednesday night, and is now hitting .327 in June with six home runs and a .709 slugging percentage. The thing that struck me the most about … Continue reading Ortiz Slump officially over
You know in the last 5 years (you can really go back 8 with the Patriots) these have been golden years in Boston Sports. Yesterday was a great example of it: The Celtics win in the 4th: They couldn't make it all the way back in game 1, but they pulled it off this time. … Continue reading And AGAIN Sox, Bruins and Celtics