Analyzing the Manny trade

The Intro: Manny Ramirez is out and Jason Bay is in. Casualties of war included RHP Craig Hansen and OF Brandon Moss. This trade, like any other, has it’s ups and it’s downs. The Ups: 1. In Jason Bay, Boston has received a 29 year-old outfielder that can hit 30 HR and drive in 100+ […]

Manny Ramirez traded to the Dodgers

It’s been reported that Manny Ramirez has officially been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-way blockbuster trade. Pittsburgh Pirates: Bryan Morris (from LAD), Andy LaRoche (from LAD), Brandon Moss (from BOS), Craig Hansen (from BOS) Boston Red Sox: Jason Bay (from PIT) Los Angeles Dodgers: Manny Ramirez (from BOS) We’ll give more […]

Manny and his lollygagging

Boston fans have known for years that Manny Ramirez isn’t exactly a cheetah on the basepaths. He can turn it on when he wants to but rarely does he want to. No example of this is better than the one from Tuesday’s game where John Lackey almost no-hit the Red Sox. Manny hit a ball […]

Aardsma and Lugo injury updates

I could talk about Manny Ramirez slowly jogging down the line last night and helping John Lackey keep his no-hitter alive. I could talk about how the Angels just got a LOT better by acquiring Teixera while the Red Sox have done nothing. I could talk about Manny supposedly requesting to be put on the […]

Satire: Manny goes to Iraq

During the Manny Ramirez saga the other day, Manny said, “I can even play in Iraq if need be.” His point was that he just wants to play baseball and doesn’t care where he does it (which isn’t true) but the media kind of ran with his quote. Most outlets were outraged he would mention […]

Colon working his way back

Big Bartolo finally seems to be making his way back to the big leagues. Colon injured himself while taking a Babe Ruthian swing at a pitch on June 16th. He went on the DL the very next day with what was described as a ‘lower back strain.’ But now he has pitched two side sessions […]

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