1. Thoughts of an idle mind

    Sorry for the radio silence on my part on the site the last week. A much overdue and needed vacation and some time on the beach has me ready for the second half of the season...

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  2. What Will Happen In the Second Half?

    What is most likely in the second half? David Ortiz regains his stroke after two months off and is a monster in the middle of the lineup 34% of all votes Justin Masterson becomes ...

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  3. Zink’s Story

    When Charlie Zink returns home to El Dorado Hills, Calif. after the Pawtucket Red Sox season, life will become more difficult for two reasons: 1. When he goes golfing with his friends, he’ll have to give strokes...

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  4. BOS 12, BAL 1: Youkilis paces Sox

    Kevin Youkilis drove in a career high six RBI’s as the Boston Red Sox routed the Baltimore Orioles 12-1. Tim Wakefield was stellar in a seven inning six strikeout performance.  He improves to 6-6 on the season with the decision over the Orioles...

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  5. 7/12: Good Or Bad Wake?

    Prev. Gm: Baltimore Orioles (45-46) @ Boston Red Sox (55-40) Radhames Liz (3-1, 5.94) @ Tim Wakefield (5-6, 3...

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  6. Orioles-Red Sox: Baltimore Snaps Five-Game Losing Streak

    Clay Buchholz's return in a Red Sox uniform only lasted five innings, as he gave up four runs. He had some problems with his command, walking five batters but striking out six. Brian Roberts was a home run short of the cycle...

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  7. 7/11: Visit From The Birds

    Prev. Gm: Baltimore Orioles (44-46) @ Boston Red Sox (55-39) Brian Burres (6-5, 5.07) @ Clay Buchholz (2-3, 5...

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  8. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Suicide

    The last trivia question asked who hit Tony Conigliaro in the face with a fastball, derailing a promising career. The answer, as correctly surmised by Joe, was Jack Hamilton. Leaderboard is updated...

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  9. 2008 Midseason Red Sox Awards

    With the arrival at the halfway point of the season, (just after, really — it’s been 90 games) it’s time to break out the midseason Red Sox awards! Only players currently with the Red Sox are eligible...

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  10. Curt Schilling On The Jace Hall Show

    I highly recommend tuning into The Jace Hall Show on Crackle.com this Thursday, as Red Sox pitcher and three time world champion Curt Schilling will be making an appearance...

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  11. Boston-Minnesota: Manny Clutch Again

    For the second straight day Manny Ramirez provided the game changing blow. This time it was a game tying two-run homerun in the eighth inning to make it 5-5. Brandon Moss drove in the game winning run on a single up the middle...

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  12. In Case Of Emergency: Barry Lamar

    While the Nation holds their breath in anticipation of a David Ortiz return slated to begin around the end of the month, there still lies the possibility our Papi will never be able to find his pre-wrist injury form...

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  13. 7/8: Lester Looks To Replicate

    Prev. Gm: Minnesota Twins (50-39) @ Boston Red Sox (53-39) Nick Blackburn (7-4, 3.68) @ Jon Lester (7-3, 3.21) 7:05 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: NESN RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: Nick Blackburn is an excellent pitcher…...

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  14. BLOGPOLL: N.L. Awards 7/8

    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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  15. Could Theo Stand Pat?

    Filling in for Tim again is Daniel Rathman… Yesterday, the news came out that the Red Sox will recall Clay Buchholz to start Friday against the Orioles, and will meanwhile send Justin Masterson back to Pawtucket to work as a reliever...

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  16. a very boring Terrible Cartoon

    I gotta be honest, folks. Following Wimbledon, the 15 inning Tigers game, and the (murderous) 10 inning Sox game, all of which I watched because it was a Sunday and I am a crazy person, I was ...

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  17. 7/7: It Gets No Easier

    Prev. Gm: Minnesota Twins (50-38) @ Boston Red Sox (52-39) Scott Baker (5-2, 3.65) @ Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-1, 3...

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  18. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Tony C

    The last trivia question asked was who was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Kevin Youkilis’ major league debut. The answer, as correctly surmised by Daniel Rathman, was Mark Malaska...

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  19. Trading season upon us, should Sox boost bullpen?

    With the Milwaukee Brewers acquiring stud pitcher C.C. Sabathia from the Cleveland Indians, (expected to be made official sometime this morning) the trading season is officially upon us...

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  20. Red Sox Make Out Like Bandits in All-Star Roster

    So as we all know by now, the following Red Sox players will be on the All-Star roster, with an asterisk designating that the fans voted him in as starter: J.D. Drew — Can’t quibble with this one...

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  21. New York Yankees 2, Boston Red Sox 1: Yanks hold on

    Boston tried to scratch back in the ninth inning on an RBI single by Mike Lowell, but it was not enough as the Sox lost to the Yankees 2-1. Justin Masterson pitched well in his start against New York pitching six innings, allowing six hits and two runs..

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  22. SOX ON DECK: Jed Lowrie Sox’s future SS?

    Ever since Boston traded Nomar Garciaparra to the Chicago Cubs on July 31, 2004, shortstop has been like a revolving door...

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  23. 7/5: Moose Hunting

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (52-37) @ New York Yankees (45-42) Justin Masterson (4-2, 3.75) @ Mike Mussina (10-6, 3.87) 3:55 PM EDT | The Toilet (Bronx, NY) TV: FOX RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: We could see a lot of runs scored today...

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  24. BOS 6, NYY 4: Sox rally back

    Josh Beckett had trouble in the first inning, but Mike Lowell picked him up launching a three-run home run in the fifth inning and also collected a sac-fly in the third for the win...

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  25. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Youk’s debut

    The last trivia question asked for the first player to hit for the cycle in both leagues, who was a Red Sox. The answer was Bob Watson in 1979. He hit .337/.401/.548 after coming over in a trade June 13th for Pete Ladd, Bobby Sprowl and cash...

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