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  • Archive for November, 2006

    I cannot believe I forgot this…

    Must have been all the gun powder this weekend… Bill Mueller has announced his retirement after 11 years of major league baseball and has joined the Dodgers front office as a Special Assistant to the General Manager. A known Yankee-killer and member of the 2004 World Series Champion Red Sox, Bill Mueller, finishes his career […]

    One Gon, How Many More to go?

    Well, the rumors were true: Alex Gonzalez will join Bronson Arroyo in a Cincinnati Reds uniform next year, agreeing to a 3-year $14 million deal, which will be finalized pending a physical. A-Gon, while one of the best defensive shortstops the Sox have ever had, with only seven errors and a .985 fielding percentage in […]

    A-Gon…Gone?

    Apparently the Pale Hose or the Cincinnati Reds have made a 3-Year $15 million offer to Alex Gonzalez. Toronto also has interest in the shortstop. The White Sox and Toronto have strong enough lineups to be able to hide his less than stellar bat in the mix. At this point the Sox have not made […]

    $51,111,111.11…

    THAT is the exact amount of the bid for Daisuke Matsuzaka–Where the HELL did they come up with a number like that??? Weirdness… And while I am excited about the prospect of signing the 51 million dollar man, I am sick of talking/hearing/reading about it…Until there is actually some NEWS (i.e.: the Sox sign him […]

    So, what is the next step?

    The winning bid was $51,100,000 (I just wanted to see what the number actually looked like…) or 6,010,000,000 (billion)yen–Holy Buckets!That is more than Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Colorado, Tampa Bay and Florida has for their opening day payrolls in 2006!!! Here is how the other bids played out: Mets: $35,000,000 + Yankees $30,000,000 + Rangers: $27,000,000 […]

    Right Team, Wrong Number…

    I guess the reported $42 million was not enough… It’s official, The Boston Red Sox have won the bidding right to negotiate a contract with Japanese pitching phenom Daisuke Matsuzaka. The cost? 51.1 MILLION dollars… Holy Buckets! They now have 30 days to make a deal with Matsuzaka and the Devil… And why $51.1? Why […]

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