1. Schedule Dissection: Rays and Sox

    Down the stretch we head in the same position, at least seemingly, that the Red Sox have been in for a while now: three games behind the first place Rays in second place, and leading the Wild Card race...

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  2. Pepsi's TRIVIA: Batters at the plate

    The last trivia question was: “Jon Lester became just the third left-handed pitcher to win at least 10 games for the Red Sox in the past 15 years. Who are the other two?”. The answer is Steve Avery and Davis Wells...

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  3. From Notre Dame to Lowell: Q+A with Kyle Weiland

    Kyle Weiland, 21, was selected out of Notre Dame in the third round of the 2008 draft in June. Hailing from New Mexico, the 6′4″ right-hander currently has a 1...

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  4. BOS 8, KC 2: That’s more like it

    Obviously, no team in the MLB is a pushover but after a revamped offense and a hot streak a lot of us in Boston were expecting a sweep...

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  5. POLL: Monsterson!

    We have a winner, Justin Masterson has a new nickname, and a t-shirt has just been conceptualized. Look for it in stores near you soon! Any good designers in the house? Monsterson ...

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  6. Jon Lester: American League Pitcher of the Month

    This past off-season Jon Lester’s name was in the news more so as a trade deal for a left handed ace than for him actually being a left handed ace. This season is proving Lester to be just that...

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  7. Joakim Soria Sneaks Away with One; KC 4, BOS 3

    Sean Casey flew out to right field to end the game stranding base runners on every base with the Boston Red Sox down by one run in the top of the ninth inning. I find it weird that Jason Bay had another chance to be the hero...

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  8. 8/4: On the road again

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (64-48) @ Kansas City Royals (52-60) Clay Buchholz (2-6, 5.94) @ Gil Meche (9-9, 4...

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  9. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Left-handed heaven

    The last trivia question asked the three Canadian players who have more career homers than Jason Bay. The answer is Larry Walker, Matt Stairs and Jeff Heath. Leaderboard is updated...

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  10. An Open Letter to Manny

    Dear Manny, Thank you for all of the memories you brought me in your 7 and a half years in Boston. For that time, you represented the ups and downs of the Red Sox probably better than any player of my lifetime...

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  11. SOX ON DECK: Ian Kennedy Bests Charlie Zink

    How close is Scranton/Wilkes-Barre right-hander Ian Kennedy to earning another trip to New York? This close if Sunday’s performance against the Pawtucket Red Sox was any indication...

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  12. BOS 5, OAK 2: Sweep complete

    Jed Lowrie’s triple to deep center field that plated two was the difference in the Red Sox 5-2 win. It gave Boston a 3-0 edge at the time and Boston led the rest of the way through ...

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  13. SOX ON DECK: Zink stuck in AAA, other notes

    It’s only natural to forgive Charlie Zink if he’s envious of former Pawtucket Red Sox teammate Brandon Moss. Moss, of course, was one of the players sent to Pittsburgh in the three-way deal involving the Dodgers who obtained Manny Ramirez...

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  14. BOS 12, OAK 2: Bay fitting right in

    Well it has not taken Jason Bay a long time to fit in with the Boston Red Sox as he launched a three-run homer. Kevin Youkilis homered twice, and every Red Sox hitter had a hit, and finally, Jon Lester won his seventh straight decision...

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  15. SOX ON DECK: PawSox rally to dispatch Yanks’ AAA club

    The Pawtucket Red Sox gave another example Saturday night of why they own the best record in all of Triple-A baseball...

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  16. The post-Manny batting order

    Exit Manny; enter Jason Bay. Exit a left-fielder, enter a left-fielder. Exit the cleanup hitter; enter … well, where should Jason Bay hit? Jason Bay made perfectly clear at his ...

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  17. Boston 2, Oakland 1: Jason Bay Gets It Done

    Jason Bay received all the attention he deserved scoring twice—one being the game winning run—in the Boston 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics...

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  18. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Bay in the Bay

    The last trivia question asked who leads all batters with home runs against the New York Yankees, and the answer was Jimmie Foxx with 70. Leaderboard is updated. The new trivia question: Name the 3 Canadian players with more career HRs than Jason Bay...

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  19. Turn the Page

    It’s hard to remember a longer week in recent Red Sox memory. It seems like ages since the Red Sox went into extra innings to beat the Seattle Mariners in the last game of the three game set just over a week ago...

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  20. Fireside Chats #18: Where we live in a Manny-less Nation

    Boston Red Sox podcast for MVN Radio Episode 18 where we live in a Manny-less Nation and break down the day that was on Trade Deadline 2008...

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  21. MANNY TRADED (Jason Bay heads to Boston)

    Check out my trading deadline winners and losers. Who will replace Hansen in bullpen? Activate Colon and put Buchholz in pen? Lincoln Holzkom, Eric Hull, David Pauley, Chris Smith, ...

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  22. Jed Lowrie: Is He In the Red Sox Plans?

    Let’s take a break from the Manny furor for a second… Ever since Jed Lowrie took over at shortstop, the furor over the production out of shortstop immediately abated; Red Sox fans had their guy in place...

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  23. The Manny Ramirez Trade Thread

    The latest iteration: The commissioner’s office has been informed of a deal involving the Pirates, Red Sox, and Marlins. The teams, I am told, have not agreed on the specific prospects to be included in the deal...

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  24. 7/30: Avoid The Sweep

    Prev. Gm : Los Angeles Angels (66-40) @ Boston Red Sox (61-47) Joe Saunders (13-5, 3.10) @ Josh Beckett (9-7, 3...

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  25. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: ManRam hits 50 HR against Yanks

    The last trivia question asked who Derek Lowe struck out to clinch the 2003 ALDS, and the answer was Terrence Long. Leaderboard is updated...

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