Donning #46, Ryan Dempster had his presser at Fenway yesterday, saying he was excited to play for the Sox, and called Kevin Millar a “legend” Oh, OK–guess I am glad he has a sense of humor, or is completely delusional… But his biggest plus is the fact that he is a horse, and will go [...]
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I am a huge fan of R.A. Dickey. Not only is he a knuckleballer, he is a fine human being, overcoming some major adversity in his life to be a successful pitcher on the major league level. This is the guy who was born WITHOUT the UCL, or the ligament that Tommy John Surgery repairs, [...]
All over the map today, lotsa crazy little thoughts in the locker, so I offer them up for you reading enjoyment… 1. So Youk is going to the Skanks, agreeing to a 1-year $12 million deal to play 3rd base while A-Fraud is out with his hip issues (No, never in a million years did [...]
So, I guess $13 million a year is the magic number, for the Sox this year, as they have given out (2) 3-year $39 million contracts in the last week, one each to Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino. The Mike Napoli one I like, the Victorino, not so much. He’s a player in decline, 3 [...]
Well, Ben Cherington had a nice start to the 2012 Winter Meetings, which started today in Nashville, signing C/1B Mike Napoli to a 3-year, $39 million deal. A career .259 hitter, his swing is built for Fenway, where he has hit .307 as a member of the Rangers and the Angels… This deal makes things [...]
Courtesy of my friend, Paul from Boston, this photograph perfectly sums up what the Boston Red Sox 2012 Campaign was: A complete and utter PLANE wreck… Onward and upward! 80 Days to Pitchers and Catchers….