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Oct. 9, 2015

Summing Up the Sox in 2015: Problems Remain, But Things are far from Hopeless

Sox Finish in the Cellar - Management Cleans House

It became clear early on, that it wasn't going to be the Red Sox year. When? Well, I know that I had that "oh oh" moment the same day that Vasquez - their lockdown defense catcher - blew out his elbow. It didn ...

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April 10, 2015

Red Sox Yankee Rivalry Begins Anew for 2015 - but it's different this time.

Welcome back Baseball

I have been just flat out lately, but I've still managed to catch some innings in the early season. There's lots of new faces, new theories, and on the whole, it's going to be a deeply interesting season for Sox fans. Could be great ...

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March 8, 2015

Red Sox Lineup Predictions

Hardest Lineup to Predict in Years for Boston Red Sox


This is always one of my favorite Sox posts to write. I usually write it well before spring training, as there isn't too much mystery involved. But this year, we have position log jams, lots of new faces ...

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Aug. 27, 2014

Sox Lineup Projections - 2015

Red Sox create Options and Flexibility - Trading probably not done


Thanks to my cousin Brad for sparking an overdue conversation about what the lineup might look like. He had his reasons, and suggested this:


CF - Castillo (R)

2B - Pedroia (R)

DH - Ortiz (L)

Change is in the air ...

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Aug. 3, 2014

Red Sox Trade Players Like Baseball Cards; Leaves Local Media and Fans in the Dust

Sox Trade everyone: Fans say, "WTF?"


I think the trade deadline can be best explained by my youngest daughters reaction. Let's check it out.


Good News! The Red Sox traded for Cespedes!



But they had to trade Jon Lester....



Says it all, doesn ...

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July 27, 2014

Sox Final Surge De-Railed; Fans and Media look to 2015

Brief Run Ends with new Losing Streak


After a less than stellar, but still important, 8-2 run, the Sox began some games that really could have counted in the division. They promptly fell back to the offense challenged team they have been all season. There are a lot of ...

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June 5, 2014

Red Sox lose a series: Local Media Begins revisionist history

Revisionist History Stinks


This is what happens when the Red Sox go through a stretch of lousy baseball. Everyone gets very short memories. One of the things I like about the blog, is when I make a statement, it's here, unaltered, later. I get to see (like everyone ...

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April 13, 2014

A few digs at the Yankees - how Sox and Yankees stack up

Red Sox / Yankees wraps up today


I have to get my Yankee posts in early this year - I have a feeling I won't be writing any after the All-star break.


Today's game features two pitchers with a lot of promise - but for one reason or another ...

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March 31, 2014

Live Blog of Opening day of Red Sox against the Orioles!

It's here! The season is Here! Checking in with the BoSox

----9th inning--------------

MIddlebrooks is up. He's hit the ball hard a couple of times, but hasn't done any damage. Tommy Hunter on to finish it off. Whoa! Beans Middlebrooks. High and Tight.

Nava back on the ...

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Feb. 18, 2014

Projected Red Sox Lineups for Opening Day


Who will bat leadoff for the Red Sox?


Ah, one of my favorite rituals of spring training is figuring out the opening day lineups. I've already noted that I expect more injuries this year to the lineup, but here's what we have.


With Ellsbury out ...

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