1. An Homage to Johnny Pesky

    Johnny Pesky, SS/3B, #6 (1942-present) .307/.394/.386, 1,455 hits, 17 HR, 867 R, 218 K in 10 seasons It was announced by the Red Sox yesterday that Johnny Pesky’s number six will be retired during this weekend’s series with the Red Sox...

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  2. BOS 5, CLE 4: Sox clinch

    Kevin Youkilis started the scoring in the bottom of the fourth inning - a two run homer - to give Boston an early 2-0 lead...

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  3. 9/23: Lee-ry Much?

    Prev. Gm: Cleveland Indians (79-77) @ Boston Red Sox (91-65) Cliff Lee (22-2, 2.41) @ Tim Wakefield (9-11, 4...

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  4. 6 to join 1, 4, 8, 9 and 27?

    According to a report by the Boston Herald, the Red Sox franchise is ready to change their long-standing policy regarding the retirement of a player’s number...

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  5. Regression

    With 37,000 plus patrons at Fenway Park on their collective feet and millions of fans throughout Red Sox Nation ready to celebrate one of those special Fenway Park moments, a walk-off ...

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  6. Week 25: Embrace the drama

    Wow, can you believe it? 25 weeks ago everyone thought they were a contender, after weeks of uncertainity and drama, we finally know who won the Emmys...

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  7. Daisuke Matsuzaka: Shiny on the Outside, Not so Much on the Inside

    Two years after the Japanese phenom known as Daisuke Matsuzaka became a Red Sox, he’s certainly been worth the money if all you care about are wins. Only Brandon Webb, Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia have won more games over the last two seasons...

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  8. Daisuke Matsuzaka Earns 18th Win as Boston Red Sox Top Toronto Blue Jays

    Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched seven shutout innings while only allowing two hits in Toronto yesterday to earn his 18th win of the season. Matsuzaka struck out six in the win...

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  9. Pawtucket's successful season: Playoffs, promotions

    Maybe the confines in which the Pawtucket Red Sox played this season weren’t baseball’s equivalent of a perfect world. But they were close...

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  10. Buy Your DESTROIA T-Shirt

    Thanks to the artistic drawings of Samara Pearlstein, the second Fire Brand t-shirt is now available, this time celebrating our diminutive second baseman! I have placed a $2...

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  11. Monster Mash: Can Tito trust Masterson in the playoffs?

    The success of Red Sox phenom Justin Masterson since his major league debut on April 24th has been well documented. The 23 year old rookie lost only once in his first seven starts, reminiscent ...

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  12. 9/19: Where We Stand

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (89-63) @ Tampa Bay Rays (89-60) Paul Byrd (11-12, 4.53) @ A.J. Burnett (18-10, 4...

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  13. POLL: What’s in store for the final frame?

    As we look to the final ten games of the season, what jumps out as the most important thing for the Red Sox to accomplish as they head into the playoffs? Winning the A.L...

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  14. It’s official: Salem Avalanche part of Red Sox

    In what was an obvious move from the day the Red Sox became part owners of the Salem Avalanche, the Red Sox have inked a two-year deal with the team to have their High-A team relocate there from Lancaster...

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  15. ROUNDTABLE: Sox Weakness?

    Once a week, you’ll hear from numerous Red Sox bloggers on the Internet on a Red Sox related issue, and we’ll aggregate the answers here. Answers are placed in the order they were received...

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  16. Buy your MONSTERSON T-Shirt!

    Well, we finally designed the shirt reflecting the nickname that Firebranders chose… MONSTERSON! With the artistic drawings of Samara Pearlstein and the technical savvy of yours truly, this t-shirt is now available for consumption...

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  17. Shutterfly TRIVIA: Handshake Hero

    The last trivia question revealed that Ellis Kinder was the last Red Sox pitcher to hit a grandslam. The new trivia question: During the 1999 Home-Run Derby (which I attended), a young boy jumped ...

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  18. Manny’s disrepect ‘unfathomable,’ says Schilling

    During an interview on WEEI’s “The Big Show” Curt Schilling blasted Manny Ramirez, saying his “level of disrepect to the teammates and people was unfathomable...

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  19. Senor Octubre: Big Papi vital to October hopes

    Don’t underestimate the impact David Ortiz will have on this team in the postseason. The photo you see above was created by yours truly in 2004 after their magical run, and it’s this photo that tells me not to count him out just yet...

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  20. Red Sox reveal 2009 schedule

    The Red Sox will open the 2009 season at home for the first time since 2002. Their opponent will be (surprise!) the Tampa Bay Rays. They’ll then head west for a West Coast swing...

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  21. Theo here for 3; Yanks will be busy

    Theo Epstein has reportedly signed for three additional years, guaranteeing him at the helm of the Red Sox through 2011. Two interesting Yankee tidbits come today, via Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman ...

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  22. Tampa Bay Rays Beat the Boston Red Sox in Walk-Off Fashion 2-1

    Justin Masterson gave up a single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and the Rays walked off with a 2-1 win and sole possession of the A. L. East once again. At least for one night...

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  23. 9/16: BecKKKett

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (89-61) @ Tampa Bay Rays (88-60) Josh Beckett (12-9, 4.10) @ Andy Sonnanstine (13-7, 4...

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  24. Red Sox Right Back Where They Started

    When the Boston Red Sox closed a five-game gap in a hurry to end the first half of the season, overtaking the Rays who stumbled into the All-Star break losing seven in row, you got ...

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  25. BOS 13, TB 5: Statement game

    David Ortiz was 2-4 with a homer, four RBI and two runs and the Boston Red Sox are now tied for first place in the A. L. East...

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