We’ve had to take a few weeks off due to some software problems, but we’re back today, just in time to watch all of the players that major league teams will call up to fortify their bullpen and bench during this final month. The Yanks and Red Sox have been playing a big series this […]
Rivalries and Respect. Do those two words belong together in the minds of most fans or players? At first blush, I have to admit that I didnâ€™t see it either. You hate your rivals donâ€™t you? You canâ€™t stand anything about them. You donâ€™t like their colors, their field, their stadium, their players, their managers […]
The 2010 season ended for the Red Sox this past Sunday with an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees. “For the first time since 2006, Game No. 162 of the regular season meant closure for the Red Sox. Before the game, players were signing bats for each other and packing up other keepsakes.Â It […]
“Numbers merely describe the surface of baseball . . . No incisive statistical pocketknife, wielded however skillfully, can dissect and reveal the heart of baseball to the serious souls who study the game.” David Baldwin, Snake Jazz For the past few months I’ve been studying baseball and reading its literature almost exclusively, at the expense […]
Who would be selected for a mythical All-Time Red Sox dream team roster? And how have others answered this fun question throughout the years?