1. Jason Varitek: The Captain at the Helm Makes a Difference

    Is it me or does the game feel different when the Captain is behind the plate? I will not argue with anyone that says Jason Varitek is near the end of his career. I will not argue with anyone that says he needs to be the backup catcher...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about over 4 years ago 247 reads 0 comments

  2. JD Drew: Southern Boy in Boston

    The boys are back in Fort Myers, and there are 30-plus days until the 2010 season begins with the BoSox against the Bronx Bombers—could the season start off any other way, I ask?     I will say I am so excited about the new members of the Red Sox...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about over 4 years ago 270 reads 2 comments

  3. RED SOX: The FIRE Down Below...

    One thing you will find in the eyes of a winner is fire that burns to win. Last night as the Red Sox struggled against the Angels, we saw defeat and discouragement in their eyes...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about almost 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox: The First Sign of Spring for the Great White North

    Everyone in the Northeast looks forward to February for only one reason, and it is not for ice fishing, skiing, or more frigid cold weather; it is because the boys are heading down to sunny Florida...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about over 5 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  5. Jason Varitek: Boston Red Sox's Backstop Action Plan

    There is no disputing that an aging Jason Varitek is a concern for the Red Sox's organization. They are asking themselves, "How can we buy youth without trading experience? How ...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about over 5 years ago 880 reads 4 comments

  6. Jason Varitek: Can The Ship Sail Without a Captain?

    Decisions will be made soon whether or not Jason Varitek will remain in a Red Sox uniform. The general question is, should we keep him? My question is, can we win without him? We expect ...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about almost 6 years ago 391 reads 4 comments

  7. How Do You Like Me Now?

    Dustin Pedroia, who I, affectionately call, "the Little Big Man". Weighing in at a 180 pounds and stands 5 feet 9 inches tall has successfully proven those skeptics WRONG! You can't make it in major league, kid, you're too small...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about almost 6 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  8. Jason Varitek: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

    Anyone that follows the Red Sox is well aware that the Captain, Jason Varitek, became a free agent when they lost Game Seven of the ALCS. There are hundreds of blogs out there whining about his offensive season; personally, I find difficult to read...

    Lana Ballard Written by Lana Ballard about almost 6 years ago 264 reads 4 comments