April showers bring May flowers

The sun’ll come out, tomorrow, bet your bottom dollar, that tomorrow, there’ll be sun! If you are David Ortiz (or a Red Sox fan), you had to wonder if there really was any sunshine at the end of the tunnel. Ortiz had an absolutely terrible start to the season for the third straight year. The […]

Interesting Stats Time!

The Sox have seemingly turned it around as of late so we’re going to take a look at some feel-good stats: 3 – The total amount of triples hit by the team. None of them came from Jacoby Ellsbury. All of them came from Kevin Youkilis. .850 – Darnell McDonald’s OPS with runners in scoring […]

Tim Wakefield: Milestone Hunter

Last week old man river Tim Wakefield notched the 2,000th strikeout of his career. Think about that number for a second. It puts him behind only three active pitchers in strikeouts: Jamie Moyer, Javier Vazquez and Andy Pettitte. His 1,892 strikeouts in a Red Sox uniform puts him at 2nd place on the franchise list […]

Dale Scott had someplace to be

The Red Sox had a chance this afternoon to go for a 3 game sweep of the Blue Jays. Unfortunately home plate umpire Dale Scott had other plans in mind. Check out this strike-zone plot of the bottom of the 9th inning provided by Brooks Baseball: The inning saw David Ortiz take a called 3rd […]

Red Sox Charity Wine Event

Yesterday I was lucky enough to be able to attend the unveiling of this year’s Red Sox charity wines. If you’re not familiar with how these charity wines work, they are named after an athlete and all proceeds go to a charity of the player’s choice. This year’s bottles were on display for the first […]

Boston’s bats are awake!

Tonight the Sox hammered out 20 hits, drew 6 walks, and scored 17 runs. Clay Buchholz and Scott Schoeneweis‘ struggles on the mound proved inconsequential as the team cruised to victory. What better to follow up a win with than a little inspirational speech? Rob Bradford reports on WEEI that Dustin Pedroia gave just that […]

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