1. POLL: Is Schilling a Hall of Famer?

    Is Curt Schilling a Hall of Fame pitcher? Yes, he’ll make it there but it will take a few years of rejection 59% of all votes. No, his post season dominance doesn’t offset his overall body of work 21% of all votes Absolutely, first ballot...

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  2. SOX ON DECK: Kris Johnson pitches Portland to victory

    Chalk up Thursday night’s 2-0 victory over the Connecticut Defenders to another impressive start by one of the Portland Sea Dogs’ young pitchers...

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  3. Red Sox "On Deck": Bump in the Road

    Portland had difficulty in navigating a “bump” Wednesday night at Dodd Stadium—Nate Bump, to be specific...

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  4. 6/25: Battle Of Elders

    Prev. Gm: Arizona Diamondbacks (40-38) @ Boston Red Sox (48-32) Randy Johnson (4-5, 5.09) @ Tim Wakefield (4-5, 4...

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  5. Bostong Red Sox: Trade-Deadline Possibilities

    The Red Sox, year in and year out, have their name surfaced around the trade deadline and the weeks prior. The team is in contention annually, and they have the necessary payroll to make any type of deal without worrying too much about cost...

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  6. SOX ON DECK: Bowden bears down, wins game for Sea Dogs

    The worst thing the Connecticut Defenders could have done to Michael Bowden occurred in the fourth inning Tuesday night when Ryan Rohlinger hit a two-run homer that tied a game against the Portland Sea Dogs at 3-3...

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  7. Boston Red Sox Win From Behind For 19th Time

    Yes, 19 come from behind wins for the Boston Red Sox and 12 in their last at bat. Jason Varitek drove home the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth on a single, to right plating ...

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  8. 6/24: Win It For The Dawg

    Prev. Gm: Arizona Diamondbacks (40-37) @ Boston Red Sox (47-32) Doug Davis (2-3, 3.65) @ Justin Masterson (4-1, 3...

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  9. Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees Interleague Disparity Is Ridiculous

    The difference in the interleague schedule of the Red Sox and Yankees could mean the difference between playing in October or going home. And the Yankees have the advantage...

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  10. Schilling’s Legacy

    When Curt Schilling broke from Thanksgiving dinner in 2003 with Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein, I doubt even he knew what the next five years would hold for him...

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  11. Corsaletti, Goodson paces PawSox to victory

    Matt Goodson exorcised a couple of demons Monday night as the Portland Sea Dogs beat the Connecticut Defenders, 5-3, at Dodd Stadium. First, Goodson snapped a two-game skid during which he was 0-1 with an inflated 12...

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  12. Arizona-Boston: Dan Haren outduels Josh Beckett

    Dan Haren went seven innings and only surrendered two hits, as the Boston Red Sox have now dropped three out of their last four home games, losing to the D-Backs 2-1 on Monday night...

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  13. Kevin Youkilis Goes Down in the Polls

    The previous poll asked: In the Youk vs. Manny squabble, whose side are you on? •Manny’s: Youk needs to lighten up. Don’t let the opposition see you get frustrated...

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  14. BLOGPOLL: NL Awards 6/23

    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. Michael Bowden: Should he stay or go?

    The Boston Globe recently published a piece on Michael Bowden and reported that over his last 10 starts for Double-A Portland, Bowden’s gone 5-1 with a 1.40 ERA...

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  16. Kevin Youkilis Negates Sweep: Boston Red Sox 5, St. Louis Cardinals 3

    Kevin Youkilis homered twice, but the most important one came in the bottom of the 13th inning. The two-run walk-off homer lifted the Boston Red Sox over the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3. It was Youkilis’ 13th home run of the season...

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  17. 6/22: Swept At Home? Never!

    Prev. Gm: St. Louis Cardinals (44-32) @ Boston Red Sox (46-31) Joel Pineiro (2-3, 4.02) @ Jon Lester (6-3, 3...

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  18. Devern Hansack hopes his dream becomes reality again

    As far as professional baseball was concerned, Pawtucket Red Sox pitcher Devern Hansack was out of sight and out of mind after he was released by the Houston Astros in March of 2004, after four seasons in the minors...

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  19. Mike Timlin released…err…DL’d

    We’ve been speculating for a long time about the future of Mike Timlin with this team given his performance and today the Red Sox “phantom injury department” drummed up another to keep Mike Timlin from suffering the humiliation of being released...

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  20. Sox rally cut short in ninth

    With Manny Ramirez 90 feet away Kevin Youkilis flew out to right field to end a ninth inning rally losing to the Cardinals 5-4. Mike Lowell drove home Dustin Pedroia on an RBI single to bring it to 5-4...

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  21. 6/21: The Return Of Dice

    Prev. Gm: St. Louis Cardinals (43-32) @ Boston Red Sox (46-30) Mitchell Boggs (0-1, 5.56) @ Daisuke Matsuzaka (8-0, 2.53) 3:55 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: FOXRADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: The Dice-Man is back...

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  22. Lopez Valuable In Pen

    There’s one Red Sox player we really discuss save one mass article about the bullpen or a brief mention here and there in the comments section, yet the mention often comes with gripe and frustration...

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  23. Buchholz shines in rain-shortened outing

    A 15-minute rain delay after the fourth inning was the only thing that dampened Clay Buchholz’s parade Friday night at McCoy Stadium...

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  24. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Paul Bunyan

    Well, Tessie’s Dad has vaulted into first place for the grand prize. He correctly identified Harry Hooper as the Red Sox’s career leader in stolen bases with 300. A Red Sox power hitter broke a bat just by gripping it too hard...

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  25. Velazquez spoils strong start by Hansack

    Pawtucket Red Sox manager Ron Johnson would rather walk in his bare feet on a bed of hot coals rather than publicly criticize one of his players...

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