Archive for the ‘Boston Red Sox’ Category

Epstein to Chicago Apparently A Thing

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

So will they end up calling it The Curse of Theo, or The Curse of Tito? According to media reports from all corners of the country -- well, maybe not the southwest corner -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein to the Cubs is essentially a done deal. It's just another ...

Why Are The Red Sox 0-6?

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Without question, the biggest surprise in baseball's first week has been the horrific start of the Boston Red Sox, who have dropped their first six games for the first time since 1945 despite being the pick of most people to take the AL East. After getting swept by the Indians, the ...

The Boston Red Sox Have Become The New York Yankees

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

On Monday afternoon, the Boston Red Sox signed John Lackey to a five-year deal reportedly worth more than the $82.5 million A.J. Burnett got from the New York Yankees last winter. While Lackey is a fine pitcher and a quality guy, the Red Sox made a very questionable move in ...

E Tu Papi?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

It's been less than a week since Major League Baseball suspended Manny Ramirez 50 games for violating its ban on performance-enhancing drugs. In that time we've heard nearly everyone's opinion on the subject. One person we hadn't heard from was Manny's old buddy, David Ortiz. Well, now we have. Ortiz said ...

There Is Nothing Not Funny About This Story

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Note from the writer: I'm going to trying and type out this post between wheezes of laughter. So let me get this straight: Manny Ramirez - who ESPN basically dubbed the greatest hitter ever, ever, in its preseason coverage - has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing ...

Ass Media

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Some of you may be reading this post because you are optimistic that it will have something to do with delicious heinie. Sorry to let you down, but we have other places on this site for you to find such material. No, my friends, this is merely a play on the ...

I Want to Take A Dump on Beantown

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

The way I always saw it, if there was one town that seemed like a particularly good fit for me if I had to abandon my home, it would be Boston. It has lots of history, a good proportion of young people and an even better proportion of Irish people, ...

Heath Bell Does Not Care For Your Coverage, ESPN

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

While you might think I'd use this space to inform you that Jody Gerut's leadoff homerun at Citi Field last night was the first time a ballpark has been greeted with a homerun in the opening at bat, or to blab along about the San Diego Padres being 6-2 right ...