1. Boston Red Sox May Have Interest In Japanese Pitcher, Kenshin Kawakami

    The Boston Red Sox are hot on the tails of 22-year old Junichi Tazawa to join the club, but there's another Japanese pitcher out there that may end up serving as the Sox's No. 5 starter in 2009...

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  2. A look at Kenshin Kawakami

    The Boston Red Sox are hot on the tails of 22-year-old Junichi Tazawa to join the club, but there's another Japanese pitcher out there that may end up serving as the Sox's No. 5 starter in 2009...

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  3. Bora$ wants 'Posada money' for Varitek

    Jason Varitek and Jorge Posada are of similar age. Both are catchers. The similarities stop there, but Scott Boras said he thinks Varitek is worthy of a four-year, $52.4 million commitment, which is what Posada got last year...

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  4. Sumo Lounge TRIVIA: Lefty winners

    Congratulations to Tessie's Dad for winning the last round of trivia! He gets a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 with 5 MP, 6X Optical Zoom, 2-Inch Diagonal LCD. Oooh la la! TD -- please e-mail me your mailing address to send to...

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  5. How They Voted: The 2008 Boston Red Sox (Humor)

    Today is election day for one of the most important and polarizing elections in the history of our great country. I hope everyone takes time out of their day to fufill their most important responsibility as an American citizen...

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  6. Top 50 Free Agents - Important Dates to Know

    Last year, on November 6th, 2007, I released my top 50 Free Agents rankings and predictions. You can check out the archive on my old blog if you are interested...

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  7. Projections for 2009 Boston Red Sox and Others

    Bill James has come out with his new handbook for 2009, and in the handbook are the early statistical projections for players next year...

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  8. Free Agent Frenzy, 2009

    I assume at least some of you know about Free Agent Frenzy. It's a game on MLB.com. There, you predict where the 15 top free-agents sign and your confidence level of each signing. You get opening day tickets if you win...

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  9. Free Agent Frenzy 2009

    I assume at least some of you know about the Free Agent Frenzy -- a game that MLB.com rolls out where you predict where 15 top free agents sign and the confidence level you have of that...

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  10. Red Sox Pick Up Tim Wakefield's Option

    The Red Sox have exercised Tim Wakefield's $4 million perpetual team option for the 2009 season. Next year will mark Wakefield's 15th season with the team...

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  11. A Plea to MLB: Move the Marlins to Boston

    It has never been more difficult to get a ticket to professional sports than it is in Boston in 2008. While the Red Sox have sold out every game for four-plus years, things aren't much better with Boston's other teams...

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  12. Phillies Fix My Car

    For Philadelphia Phillies fans, it was the best of times, unless you are Ted Passon, who's "best of times" turned into a "worst of times" at the flip of a switch, or in this case.....

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  13. Manny Ramirez Eyes the Bronx As a Chance To Punish Red Sox

    Just like 6.1 percent of all Americans during the economy's recession, Manny Ramirez is currently unemployed and looking for work...

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  14. For Love of the Game: Yankees fan guilty

    From the Boston Herald: Prosecutors say Rodriguez was among a group of men who watched the baseball game on TV in Boston, won by the Red Sox 6-4. As the men drove home along Interstate 93, some of them teased Rodriguez, a Yankees fan...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about over 6 years ago 244 reads 2 comments

  20. 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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  21. 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...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about over 6 years ago 116 reads 1 comments

  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about over 6 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  25. 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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