1. Don't call it Weathergate

    There are so many reasons to love the sport of baseball. One of the top reasons for this writer is that even after 100 years of playing the nation's pastime, there is still a good chance that every year you'll see something that has never happened before.

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  2. Internal Affairs

    Some of the biggest signings that the Boston Red Sox make this offseason might not have anything to do with new faces set to make a splash in Boston...

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  3. Youkilis named AL's best hitter; is he for real?

    In fan voting, Kevin Youkilis was tabbed the AL's best hitter, an honor formerly bestowed on such luminaries like Manny Ramirez and Alex Rodriguez...

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  4. Rooting for the Phillies to win it all

    The World Series has been an extremely interesting affair thus far, and it's one you should be tuning into...

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  5. Red Sox Roundtable: Whom Should Boston Bring In?

    If you could decide just one free agent acquisition for the Red Sox this offseason, whom would it be, and why? Well, since it's a free agent acquisition, I suppose I can't talk about trading for Russell Martin...

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  6. Red Sox Notes: Josh Beckett, Derek Lowe, Texas Catchers

    Rounding up Red Sox-centric rumors for the day... Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels would not rule out trading two catchers (likely Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Gerald Laird) ...

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  7. If the Angels can't get Teixeira, maybe they should go after Manny

    Maybe the Angels should make it Manny-heim. Understand, I am not a fan of Manny Ramirez. I think that the attention he gets, his antics, and the way he left Boston is despicable...

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  8. Halloween Sound-off - Who's Scarier: Sox or Rays?

    Hey gang, I hope this one posts. We've been having problems with the changeover and nothing's been getting through. Hopefully, the new site will work out all the kinks and provide a more user-friendly environment for everyone...

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  9. Hand Lowrie that starting job

    One plotline throughout this offseason will be the question of what will happen at shortstop: will the Red Sox install rookie Jed Lowrie into the role or go back to injured, mega-bust ...

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  10. MLB 2008 World Series preview: Position-by-position sizing of the Phils and Rays

    If you were nervous about the Tampa Bay Rays pulling through at the start of October -- or after Game 5 of the ALCS -- you can calm down. They may just be the best team in baseball...

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  11. Curt Schilling Says Manny Ramirez "Didn't Give a Rat's Ass"

    Curt Schilling's latest entry on his blog, 38pitches.com, was very, very interesting. It has been removed from 38pitches.com (unsurprisingly), but the text still comes through on my RSS reader...

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  12. A Tribute to Tek: The Captain's Top 10

    There will be plenty of space used throughout the print world and blogosphere regarding the decision to re-sign Jason Varitek or pursue other options behind the plate...

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  13. Shutterfly TRIVIA: Jason's #33

    On the heels of what could have been Jason Varitek's final season as a Red Sox comes this trivia post and tomorrow, a compilation of the top 10 Varitek moments...Jason Varitek didn't always wear #33 for the Red Sox...

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  14. ALCS IN REVIEW; Upton, Garza, Price, Longoria lead the way.

    B.J. Upton: The MVP of games 1-6 belonged to B.J. Upton, but after Garza's game seven performance, I have no problem with him winning the MVP. However, everyone needs to remember the series B...

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  15. Building a Dynasty

    In the wake of a season that ended five wins short of everyone's hopes but was gratifying in it's entirety nonetheless, the attention shifts from on field activities to the maneuvers of the front office behind the scenes...

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  16. Earnings

    The least experienced of the youthful enough and hungering enough Tampa Bay Rays punches out J.D. Drew with ducks on the pond to finish the eighth...

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  17. Stoking up the Hot Stove: Peavy or Lowe for '09?

    With 2008 officially in the books, and congrats to both the local nine and the AL Champion Tampa Bay Rays, let's begin looking at options to improve the team for 2009. The achievements of this year's squad are nothing short of impressive...

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  18. Congratulations to the Tampa Bay Rays

    Dear Tampa,You did it.It was only fitting that the Red Sox would come back from an improbable loss to force Game Six, but it had to be done to further the Cinderella season...

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  19. Lost Chances Doom Red Sox as Tampa Bay Advances to World Series

    Willy Aybar's solo home run in the seventh inning ended Boston's chance of back-to-back titles Sunday night.The Tampa Bay Rays won, 3-1, advancing to their first-ever World Series behind a strong performance from starting pitcher Matt Garza...

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  20. 10/16: A Huge Roll of the Dice

    @ Oct. 16 GAME 5 - ALCS 2008 Scott Kazmir (0-0, 10...

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  21. Keys to send the ALCS back to Tampa

    The Dice-Man - Evan Brunell First off, welcome to the new Fire Brand of the American League! We’re at FireBrandAL.com now and you can read our orientation to the new Fire Brand and all the great things you can do just below this article...

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  22. It Ain’t Over Yet

    From Peter Gammons’ ESPN Insider column: Walking down Brookline Avenue outside Fenway Park on Tuesday night, one Red Sox player said virtually the same thing...

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  23. Death of a Nation; Red Sox fans resemble Willy Lohman after game 4 loss.

    Note:I am going to post a few rants throughout the day today. Part 1: Devastated. I think that’s the best word to describe my emotional state since the Rays starting launching bombs off Beckett, lasers off Lester, and whacked Wakefield...

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  24. TB 13, BOS 4: Sox pounded

    Tim Wakefield got shelled early and the trend continued as the Tampa Bay Rays now have a 3-1 lead over the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS. The Rays hitters scored 5 runs in the first two innings including homers by Carlos Pena and Evan Longoria...

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  25. 10/14: Is Wake our Savior?

    @ Oct. 14 GAME 4 - ALCS 2008 Andy Sonnanstine (1-0, 3...

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