1. SOX STREAK INTO HISTORY

    The streak began in May of 2003. That year was a turning point in the history, and the fortunes, of the storied Olde Towne Team....

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  2. The Rivalry That Wasn't: Red Sox Close Final Chapter At Yankee Stadium

    The highly regarded Red Sox-Yankees rivalry really hasn't been much a rivalry at all. The truth is, during the 86 years that Yankee Stadium has been open, the Yankees have virtually owned the Red Sox, going 483-284-4 at the venerated Stadium...

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  3. For Boston Red Sox, There's More Than History On the Line in Bronx

    While there is the usual hype and interest in the upcoming Yankees/Red Sox series in New York, this one will be extraordinary. This is the final season for the venerated Yankee Stadium and, as such, it will be the Red Sox' final visit there...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  4. FOR BUCHHOLZ, A LONG, YET RAPID, DESCENT

    With injuries to Curt Schilling, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bartolo Colon and Tim Wakefield this season, pressure mounted on the Red Sox organization and forced them to keep 23-year-old Clay ...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 115 reads 2 comments

  5. BYRD WATCHING

    Over 22 starts with the Indians this year, Paul Byrd went 7-10, with a 4.53 ERA. Those numbers, combined with the fact that Byrd is a free agent after this year, persuaded a disappointing and under-achieving Cleveland team to put him on waivers...

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  6. ELLSBURY THE THIEF

    With another steal in last night's game Jacoby Ellsbury now has 41 thefts this season, moving him into fifth place on the club's single-season list...

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  7. ACES HIGH

    Quick. Guess who leads the Red Sox in wins this season? Josh Beckett? Wrong. That would be Daisuke Matsuzaka. Guess which starter leads the team in ERA? Beckett? Wrong again. That would also be Matsuzaka...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 102 reads 1 comments

  8. News & Notes

    Varitek's Divorce Linked to Downward Spiral? Rookie Lowrie to Supplant Lugo Permanently? David Murphy, We Hardly Knew Ye, But We Miss You Already.Jason Varitek filed for divorce on July 28...

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  9. MANNY'S DANGEROUS PRECEDENT

    Since joining the Dodgers at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, Manny Ramirez has been going off. The ball must look like a beach ball to him right now. And NL pitchers look like Little Leaguers against him...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 135 reads 2 comments

  10. ZINK'S START AMOUNTS TO AN AUDITION

    This is More Than Just a Spot Start for the Minor League VeteranTonight's start for Red Sox prospect Charlie Zink could prove to be be an audition for something bigger.In 25 games with Pawtucket this season, the knuckleballer is 13-4 with a 2...

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  11. Post-Manny Era Shaping up Nicely in Boston

    Leading up to Thursday’s trade deadline, it was clear that the Red Sox needed a shake up. They were in a funk. The other Red Sox players had grown tired of Manny Ramirez’s act. Lower paid teammates don’t like prima donnas who get special treatment...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox - Addition Through Subtraction?

    Will Manny's absence really make the Sox better?By most accounts, the three-way deal between the Red Sox, Marlins, and Pirates died because the Sox felt that the Marlins and Pirates were asking for too much...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 288 reads 1 comments

  13. Beware the Middle Relievers

    Ron Mahay, Geoff Geary, Huston Street, and other middle relievers are being discussed as possible trade bait. We should all be concerned. Middle relievers are the worst bunch. They're not good enough to start and not good enough to close...

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  14. DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YOU ON THE ASS, MANNY

    More than just being a fan of his numbers, I've always been a fan of Manny Ramirez. You could call me a Manny supporter. The guy makes me laugh. He seems to possess the simplicity of a child...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 150 reads 2 comments

  15. THE ROAD WORRIERS

    The good news is that the Red Sox have won two games in a row—on the road, no less. Unfortunately, that has been the exception. Losing on the road has become rather customary...

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  16. Papelbon Chasing History

    YOUNG CLOSER MOVING IN ON CLUB'S ALL TIME SAVES MARK In just his third season as the Red Sox closer, Jonathan Papelbon is already poised to make Sox history...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about almost 6 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  17. Patriots Biggest Disappointment Of 2008

    The biggest sports upset of the year? Though it occurred in early February, it has to be Super Bowl 42 (you don't really expect me to use Roman numerals, do you? When in Rome....). I'm a lifelong Patriots fan...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 568 reads 2 comments

  18. MLB: The Most Overrated Player?

    In a Sports Illustrated survey of 495 Major League Baseball players in its June 23 issue, Derek Jeter was voted the most overrated, with 10 percent of the vote...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 777 reads 20 comments

  19. Daisuke Matsuzaka Keeps Winning Ugly

    Daisuke Matsuzaka just keeps on whistling his way though the graveyard. Matsuzaka became the AL's first eight-game winner today despite his continuing control issues. In just 5...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 671 reads 2 comments

  20. Jon Lester Reaches Red Sox Immortality

    Johan who? The Red Sox have always believed in Jon Lester. That is precisely why they wouldn't pull the trigger on a proposed trade for the then Minnesota ace...

    Sean Kennedy Written by Sean Kennedy about 6 years ago 424 reads 0 comments