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  • Archive for October, 2011

    October 31, 2011:
    And Now the Work Begins…

    So its the 1st full week of no baseball (107 days to Pitchers and Catchers, and 157 Days to Opening Day, for those of you playing at home…), and the Sox are already hard at work, with 2 interviews scheduled so far this week to try and fill the impressive shoes of Tito Francona… Phillies’ […]

    October 27, 2011:
    Kemp Unanimous Pick for NL Stan Musial Award

    Bautista holds off Ellsbury in American League There were some outstanding performances this year in Major League Baseball. However, one clearly stood out from the pack. Los Angeles Dodger outfielder Matt Kemp was named the National League Stan Musial Award winner for 2011 in voting held by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance. Kemp received all 15 […]

    October 25, 2011:
    Welcome to the Ben Cherington Era…

    So Theo, as of 3:00pm today, is President of Baseball Operations for the Cubs. I knew the chances of him going to the Cubbies were very good back in August, when the Cubs fired their General Manager. And I am not sure that if the Sox hadn’t had the “epic-est” collapse in all of baseball […]

    October 22, 2011:
    Verlander Unanimous Selection For
    Walter Johnson Award

    You can debate whether Justin Verlander should be win the “best player in the league” award, but there was no debate on if he’d win the “best pitcher” version. The Detroit Tiger ace was an unanimous selection for the Walter Johnson Award, given out by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance.  Verlander was the top name on […]

    October 19, 2011:
    My Freaking EARS are Bleeding…

    Holy…Buckets…Can we please, please PLEASE stop it already? Some “anonymous clubhouse source/player/employee/etc./etc.” comes out with something, and then it’s rebutted or refuted or commented on TO DEATH, and then yet ANOTHER “”anonymous clubhouse source/player/employee/etc./etc.” comes out with something else. First of all, anyone who does not have the stones to actually put their name to […]

    October 17, 2011:
    BBA Selects Kimbrel, Valverde for
    Goose Gossage Award

    In earlier voting this postseason by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel won the Willie Mays Award for top rookie handily while the American League race for that award was much tighter. With the Goose Gossage Award, handed out to the best reliever, Kimbrel got to see how the other half lives, […]

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