Red Sox Midseason Grades! (SPOILER: Everyone Gets an F, Especially Me)

– Shane Carley – Sorry for the massive layoff, but I’ve been dealing with a lot of work. And sickness. Did I mention I was sick? Never get shingles. Anyway, it appears that our season has reached the All-Star break, and the Sox are floating along at .500. Are you thrilled and elated? No? Angry … Continue reading

I Don’t Know Whether to Root for or Against Josh Beckett Anymore

– Shane Carley – Well well well, what to make of this Red Sox team? Before we begin, I’d like to point out that while I correctly predicted that the Red Sox would win four of their seven games this week, I was wrong about absolutely everything else. Let’s recap: – I said the Red … Continue reading

You Can Either Retire a Hero, or Pitch Long Enough To See Yourself Become the Villain

I guess Harvey Dent was right. Thanks for that World Series though, Beckett. – Shane Follow the author on Twitter at @Rescue_Shane

The Red Sox Are a Mystery Wrapped in an Enigma Wrapped in a Bobby V Wrap Sandwich

– Shane Carley – After being obliterated by Texas and playing maybe their worst game of the entire season against the Yankees, the Red Sox season looked pretty bleak just two and a half weeks in.  Bobby V was sounding off about his own players, there was clear and obvious clubhouse dissention, and the starting … Continue reading

Sunday Night Baseball Got Rained Out and That Was the Best Red Sox Game of the Season

– Shane Carley – Sunday Night Baseball was supposed to be the Red Sox / Yankees game this week.  And why not? Sox / Yankees is always a ratings-getter, with everyone in the northeast tuning in to watch two baseball teams that hate each other beat the crap out of each other.  Most of the … Continue reading

The Ryan Sweeney Bandwagon Is Leaving the Station!

– Shane Carley – Sox get their first win! Aceves gets his first out save! Ryan Sweeney drives in the winning run! The Ryan Sweeney Bandwagon is picking up steam! Hop on before it’s too late! The Sox once again forgot that they’re allowed to score runs before the ninth inning, but I’ll take it, … Continue reading

The U.S.S. Andrew Bailey Has Run Aground

As it turns out, Josh Beckett is not the only Red Sox pitcher to come down with an injury in the final days of spring training. In fact, Beckett isn’t even the only Red Sox pitcher to come down with a THUMB injury in the final days of spring training. And while Beckett may still … Continue reading

Who’s Ready for Opening Day?

– Shane Carley – The answer to the question is not, apparently, Josh Beckett.The only thing surprising about Josh Beckett being injured is that it is not his usual back injury.  This time, Josh has injured his thumb, and he was kind enough to wait until mere days before the opener to do it.  Now, … Continue reading

Red Sox Preseason Roundup

The regular season is right around the corner, and the team has been plying their trade in the preseason. So let’s quickly take stock of how the team has performed so far and make a few notes for the start of the season.Clay Buchholz Has Been Dominant. Buchholz’s health has been a major issue over … Continue reading

Preseason Bobby V-isms!

When the Red Sox brought Bobby V into the clubhouse this offseason, it wasn’t to sit back and be a passive manager like Terry Francona.  It was to light a fire under a team that spend the end of 2011 getting progressively fatter and drunker. Even before he was signed, Bobby V’s bombastic reputation preceded … Continue reading