Michael Bowden to make his big league debut tonight

I’m not sure how I managed to miss this story but rookie pitcher Michael Bowden is going to make his first major league start tonight. Bowden, only 21 years-old, absolutely tore through Double-A Portland this year and was promoted to Pawtucket about 2 months ago. Since the promotion, he has put up a 3.30 ERA […]

Friday Linkage – August 29, 2008

Inside The Ballpark: Obama seems like a smart guy but then he says things like ‘the White Sox fans are more serious about baseball.’ Obviously he’s never been to a White Sox game eh? The Sports Culture: Don’t let anybody ever tell you that Barry Bonds is a bad man. Look at his daughter: topless, […]

Beckett placed on DL

Josh Beckett has been placed on the 15-day DL today. The move is retroactive to August 18th and catcher David Ross has been called up from Pawtucket to fill the empty roster spot. Beckett has had his start moved 3 times in the past week and a half due to finger numbness and right elbow […]

Man gets ejected from the Sox/Yanks game last night

Ejections are usually expected during a Red Sox/Yankees game. Tempers get a bit flared, things happen, and nobody is shocked. Last night was kind of an exception to the rule as I was caught by surprise when a fan was ejected during the 7th inning stretch. Brad Campeau-Lampion, a 29 year-old Red Sox fan, was […]

Sox officially acquire Mark Kotsay

Boston has officially acquired outfielder Mark Kotsay from the Braves. In return they had to give up 20 year-old Single-A outfielder Luis Sumoza in addition to paying the rest of Kotsay’s 1.5 million dollar salary AND pay him $325k to waive his no-trade clause. A lot of people reported that the Sox would have to […]

Drew to DL, Kotsay to Boston?

J.D. Drew has officially been moved to the disabled list thanks to the herniated disk in his back (and his lack of willing to play in a pennant race while experiencing some aches and pains, but I digress..) The move is retroactive to the 18th and Joe Thurston has been called up from Pawtucket to […]

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