Red Sox receive violent threats

The Sox have received a threatening letter from Memphis, TN targeting black and latino players with the club. It even went so far as to name a few players. The players have been informed about the threat and will get additional security for the next few days. I think this whole thing is ridiculous and […]

Some Interesting Stats

I’m a self-proclaimed stat-geek so it excites me whenever The Globe posts obscure stats from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls. Check them out: 20-18 The Red Sox are the only major league team with a winning record when their pitcher does not produce a quality start (20-18). 8 Jacoby Ellsbury has scored eight runs […]

Coco Crisp’s suspension reduced to 5 games

Coco Crisp had the suspension for his role in the Rays/Red Sox scuffle reduced to 5 games today. It was originally set at 7. He’ll begin his sentence on Saturday and will miss the next series in Tampa Bay. This is probably a good thing because with him not being there, tempers will be given […]

Red Sox Halfway Report

We officially reached the halfway point in the season the other day with the win over the Diamondbacks. I thought about doing some sort of a report card for performances but I figured why bother when the Globe and the Herald will probably do the same thing anyway. Instead I’ll just give a few of […]

Friday Linkage – 06/27/08

Small White Ball: Boy, Shawn Chacon sure is a classy fella. He has officially been suspended for leaping on his GM and choking him after the GM suggested Chacon move to the bullpen and telling him that he needed to “look in a mirror.” The Fightins’: Minor league teams will basically do ANYTHING to get […]

Could Ben Sheets come to Boston?

Earlier today starting pitcher Ben Sheets of the Milwaukee Brewers announced that he will officially test the free agency market at the end of this season (link). Would I like to see Ben Sheets in a Red Sox uniform next year? No question about it. Do I think that Theo Epstein will take a chance […]

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