1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. SOX ON DECK: Papi hits third homer in third game

    Even though the rehabbing David Ortiz belted his third home run in three games on Saturday night, Pawtucket Red Sox Manager Ron Johnson was even more impressed when Boston’s D...

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  12. 7/19: Beckett vs. Saunders

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (57-41) @ Los Angeles Angels (58-38) Josh Beckett (9-5, 3.94) @ Joe Saunders (12-5, 3...

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  13. Role Reversal

    This year’s version of the All-Star game was a sight to behold: 15 innings of drama-filled baseball, squandered opportunities on both ends, bone-head Uggla errors, blown calls at home plate, and the final hurrah of J...

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  14. Angels-Red Sox: Boston Suffers All-Star Hangover in 11-3 Loss

    The Angels posted three runs in the bottom of the first, and that is all that Los Angeles would need romping Boston 11-3. Designated hitter Garret Anderson knocked in five runs in the win...

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  15. SOX ON DECK: Papi homers yet again in rout

    Pawtucket Red Sox manager Ron Johnson may be reluctant to see David Ortiz return to Boston after he completes his minor league rehab assignment...

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  16. Manny on the outs after intentionally K’ing v. Mariano?

    Former WBZ sports anchor Bob Lobel has come out with some pretty interesting news. Apparently Manny Ramirez was fined for his actions in shoving traveling secretary Jack McCormick to the ground — six figures to a charity...

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  17. Sox On Deck: David Ortiz Makes Ferocious Return to Lineup

    David Ortiz admitted before Thursday night’s International League game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and Toledo Mud Hens that he’s “not used” to watching the Boston Red Sox on television...

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  18. SOX ON DECK: Sox draftee Ryan Lavarnway answers questions

    The Red Sox drafted Ryan Lavarnway, 20, of Yale with the 202nd overall pick (6th round) in the 2008 Amateur Player Draft. A native of Woodland Hills, California, Ryan has not signed with the Red Sox yet, but will do so “hopefully soon...

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  19. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Four to 25 wins

    The last trivia question asked who committed suicide, the reason being in part a devastating loss to the Red Sox. The answer, as correctly surmised by Tessie’s Dad, was Donnie Moore ...

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  20. Five Keys To The Second Half

    In the first half of the season, some usual suspects led the team to a first place finish at the break. Kevin Youkilis tore the cover off the baseball and played exceptional defense, ...

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  21. 7/15: 2008 All-Star Game Thread

    2008 MLB ALL-STAR GAME Ben Sheets (10-3, 2.85) @ Cliff Lee (12-2, 2.31) Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) 8:00 PM EDT, FOX SS Hanley Ramirez ...

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  22. Right or Wrong?

    Jonathan Papelbon feels he should pitch the ninth inning of the All-Star game. Earlier today though, Papelbon has turned that statement around saying Mariano Rivera deserves the right to close out the ninth...

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  23. Jason Varitek: Final Year in Boston

    Today is the day of the All-Star Game, and the Red Sox are represented quite well. There is, however, one person undeserving to be there, and that’s our captain, Jason Varitek...

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  24. 7/14: Home Run Derby Thread

    July 14 2008 HOME RUN DERBY 2008 Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) 8:00 PM EDT, ESPN LF Ryan Braun (MIL) 1B Justin Morneau (MIN) 2B Dan Uggla (FLA) CF ...

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  25. BLOGPOLL: A.L. Awards 7/14

    Each week, I am participating in the 2008 MLB Blog Poll at RotoJunkie.com. Below are my current votes for the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards...

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