1. Relief Help On The Way?

    I know, if you’ve watched the Red Sox since the All-Star Break, it’s hard to believe this team is still leading the Wild Card race and stands just two games back of the Rays for first place...

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  2. POLL: Justin Masterson’s nickname

    Here are the results of the nickname “contest” for Justin Masterson: Monsterson 27% of all votes Jedi Masterson 17% of all votes The Master 15% of all votes Sergeant (for his ...

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  3. Manny makes his case

    I know, I know….it’s less than 12 hours since I called Manny out in this very space (see An Open Letter to Manny Ramirez) and he’s already making me feel a little regretful for my stance...

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  4. Jon Lester Clutch Again; BOS 9, NYY 2

    Jon Lester has come up big in his last two starts with wins that we needed. Sunday was no different. Over seven innings of work Lester only gave up two runs on nine hits walking one and striking out eight...

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  5. 7/27: Red Sox Rebound?

    Prev. Gm: New York Yankees (58-45) @ Boston Red Sox (60-45) Sidney Ponson (6-1, 4.02) @ Jon Lester (8-3, 3...

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  6. An Open Letter to Manny Ramirez

    July 27th, 2008 Dear Mr. Ramirez, I’ve long admired your ability to hit a baseball. In my book, you will go down as one of the most feared and productive hitters in baseball during your sixteen major league seasons (1993-present)...

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  7. 7/26: Yankees Quickly Approaching

    Prev. Gm: New York Yankees (57-45) @ Boston Red Sox (60-44) Andy Pettitte (11-7, 3.86) @ Tim Wakefield (6-7, 3...

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  8. Latest On Manny

    This may be the last straw when it comes to dealing with Manny Ramirez. Rumors floated around the ballpark last night that the Red Sox front office was considering suspending the Boston ...

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  9. 7/25: It’s On

    Prev. Gm: New York Yankees (56-45) @ Boston Red Sox (60-43) Joba Chamberlain (2-3, 2.52) @ Josh Beckett (9-6, 3.98) 7:05 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: NESN RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: Nothing beats Red Sox vs...

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  10. Mastering a New Role

    Believe it of not but Justin Masterson once did a reasonable impersonation of Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon. Masterson, who was optioned to Pawtucket on July 7 and recalled by Boston on July 20 when David Aardsma was placed on the D...

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  11. POLL: Retired numbers still a debate

    Well, never has a poll been so inconclusive in its results. When asked “Which, if any, current Red Sox player should have their number retired by the team?”, the crowd answered with parody...

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  12. Mike Lowell under the radar, on pace for over 100 RBI

    Mike Lowell was the talk of the town last year and netted the World Series MVP award. He was also bestowed with the most famous award of all time, the 2008 Fire Brand of the Year Award. And yet, he’s not engendering the same amount of chatter this year...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Sweep Seattle Mariners in Extras 6-3

    It took a little longer than most would like, but the Boston Red Sox completed the three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners on a two-RBI single by Mike Lowell. Sean Casey added an RBI single to make it 6-3 in the top of the 12th for added measure...

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  14. Lowrie: Long-Term Solution At Short?

    The Red Sox signed Julio Lugo prior to the 2007 season mostly out of necessity. Sure, Theo Epstein long favored Lugo at an eventual replacement at shortstop when he hit free agency ...

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  15. 7/22: Road Winning Streak?

    Prev. Gm : Boston Red Sox (58-43) @ Seattle Mariners (38-61) Daisuke Matsuzaka (10-1, 2.65) @ R.A. Dickey (2-4, 3...

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  16. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Derek Lowe leads us to victory

    The last trivia question asked who were the three other pitchers besides Daisuke Matuszaka with at least 25 career wins at the All-Star Break of his sophomore season. The answer was Andy Pettitte, Jason Jennings and Justin Verlander...

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  17. BOS 4, SEA 0: Sox blank M’s

    Jason Varitek hit a two-run home run and Jon Lester pitched 7 1/3’s innings striking out six and walking none on eight hits to improve to 8-3 on the season. Jonathan Papelbon earned his 29th save of the season...

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  18. Dustin Pedroia: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, and then times got so good for Dustin Pedroia that even Yankee fans couldn’t remember the last time he made an out (at least it seemed)...

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  19. 7/21: Road Woes

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (57-43) @ Seattle Mariners (38-60) Jon Lester (7-3, 3.38) @ Jarrod Washburn (4-8, 4.83) 10:05 PM EDT | Safeco Field (Seattle, WA) TV: NESN RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: Okay, I’m serious...

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  20. Is Damaso Marte a Good Fit for the Boston Red Sox?

    Buster Olney today speculated that the Red Sox would acquire Damaso Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates before the trading deadline. Marte’s been on my radar for some time now and the 33-year-old is enjoying a fine season...

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  21. POLL: Lowrie Mania is Upon Us

    When Julio Lugo went down, it was almost as if an audible sigh of relief was heard across New England. No one, well most people at least, wouldn’t wish an injury on someone, but this was one that people weren’t broken-hearted over...

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  22. SOX ON DECK: Remember these names

    As we all know, it’s a dawn of a new age in Boston when young, vibrant players don the Red Sox uniforms and play integral parts of being a defending world champion team...

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  23. LAA 5, BOS 3: Get it together

    Bad enough we get swept. Bad enough it was a come from behind victory by the Angels to complete the sweep...

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  24. Sox On Deck: Guzman burns Pauley

    On a sweltering Sunday afternoon at McCoy Stadium, Toledo’s Freddy Guzman “burned” the Pawtucket Red Sox on the base paths...

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  25. Red Sox on Deck: Chris Carter bashing in Pawtucket

    Who’s the player Boston obtained from the Washington Nationals for strikeout-prone Wily Mo Pena? Chris Carter is the answer to this trivia question...

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