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5 Reasons Why the Red Sox Should NOT Trade Manny Ramirez

November 24, 2006

Manny Ramirez Another offseason, another 4 months of concern for each member of Red Sox Nation.  Why?  Because the team’s star leftfielder has once again asked to be traded, and while it’s not completely clear what Manny’s motive is, the front office has promised to “make a good-faith effort” to move Ramirez.  This has only added to […]

A Meaningless Marathon — 4 Games in 2 Days

September 15, 2006

  Terry Francona and the Red Sox will try to avoid another massacre The last time the New York Yankees met the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park was the site of the Boston Massacre, when the Yankees came to Boston and took all 5 games of a marathon series.  At that time, the American League […]

Ailing Ortiz Makes BoSox Fans Forget Collapse

August 29, 2006

  BoSox fans wish Big Papi a quick recovery and can’t wait for him to come back slugging The Red Sox are in freefall.  They’ve lost their last 4 games, and have dropped 10 of 12, including the 5-game Boston Massacre.  The team is also missing about half of it’s Opening Day starters.  They can’t […]

Jered Weaver Succumbs to Red Sox … Again

August 24, 2006

     Jered Weaver would be flawless if it weren’t for David Ortiz’s Red Sox If there’s one person and one team that Angels’ rookie pitcher Jered Weaver despises right now, it’s David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox.  After his first 7 starts, the rookie phenom had a flawless 7-0 record with a spectacular 1.15ERA, and […]

Big Papi Strikes Again

July 29, 2006

They call him Big Papi for a reason.  Since coming to Boston from the Minnesota Twins, David Ortiz has won countless games for the Red Sox with his heroics in clutch situations.  There’s no hitter in baseball you’d rather have at the plate when the game is on the line.  Today’s game between the Boston […]

Old Aces Resurrected — Part 1 of 2-part series (see: Young Arms Stealing the Show)

June 29, 2006

Last season, the starting-pitching aces of the 1990’s looked all but finished.  Tom Glavine, Curt Schilling, and Kenny Rogers seemed to be in decline.  Each was pitching poorly, partly because their “stuff” was disappearing with age, and partly (at least in Kenny Rogers’ case) because they were more frustrated with each failed outing, knowing they […]

Young Arms Stealing the Show — Part 2 of 2-part series (see: Old Aces Resurrected)

June 29, 2006

Baseball fans of the past 20 years remember well the dominance that aces like Tom Glavine, Kenny Rogers, and Curt Schilling have had over opposing hitters.  Now that the amazing careers of these three are ending, there are many new pitchers that are baffling hitters and putting together spectacular rookie campaigns.  Of the 10+ rookie starting pitchers […]