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  • Archive for December, 2007

    December 13, 2007:
    Today is the day…

    That the infamous Mitchell Report comes out and will hopefully blow the lid off the steroid use in Major League Baseball–lets just hope that the Red Sox, past and present are few and far between on the list… From Schill: “The hope, I think, for most people is that there will be some closure sometime […]

    December 11, 2007:
    More Miscellany…

    It doesn’t seem that being the World Series Champion helps any when it comes to sloooooow news days–there are still a TON of them. I mean, how many times can we all talk about whether or not Johan Santana will come to the Sox (it is being said that the odds of that are decreasing […]

    December 10, 2007:
    This and That…

    Its officially official, Mike Timlin will once again pitch for the Red Sox, signing a 1 year/ $3 million contract for the 2008 campaign. And how about this for refreshing: Mike doesn’t HAVE an agent–he does all of his negotiations HIMSELF…His 2007 record from 2-1 with a 3.42 ERA, he ranks 4th on the all-time […]

    December 7, 2007:
    All’s Quiet on the Boston Front…

    Not only did the Sox not pick up someone in the Rule 5 Draft (notable Draftee: Lenny DiNardo–got him from the Mets, remember?) The Giants and the Phillies each picked up a pitcher from the Sox organization: left-handed starter Jose Capellan, 21, who went 4-3 with a 3.69 ERA in 14 starts with Single A […]

    December 6, 2007:
    What the heck just happened here?

    The Sox go from being inches away from signing a deal with the Twins for Johan Santana, to the Twin going out and actually asking other teams if they want him–W…T…F…? Apparently the Twins want both Jon Lester AND Jacoby Ellsbury–the Sox say “one or the other–not both” C’mon are the Twins still made over […]

    December 5, 2007:
    In Stasis…

    As another day passes at the Winter Meetings, the Sox are still in the running for the services of left handed pitcher Johan Santana, and there are a bunch of indications that they are the only ones left. Apparently, the Skanks are sticking to their word that Monday night at midnight they DID remove their […]

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