Strike Out Cancer

WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon August 30 and 31, 2011 6 AM to Midnight My first encounter with cancer came when I was 13 years old. I was taking my yellow lab Taffy outside for a walk. My parents had gotten her as a puppy when I was born and we were inseparable. At times she […]

Gonzo named AL Player of the Week

7 days and 7 games is all it took for Adrian Gonzalez to show the world he still has some power in his bat and that he deserved the title of ‘AL Player of the Week’ for August 22nd-28th. .393 AVG (11-for-28), 5 HR, 1 2B, 9 RBI, 8 R In addition to hitting the […]

Beckett Bowl 2011 recap

Beckett Bowl 2011 is complete. There were Sox players galore (Daniel Bard, Dustin Pedroia, Adrian Gonzalez, and Jon Lester among others), a few members of the Stanley Cup champion Bruins (Daniel Paille and Dennis Seidenberg), a handful of other athletes (soccer players that I’ve never seen before in my life, ex-NCAA hockey stars) and some […]

Red Sox/Yankees pitching matchups

My father-in-law gives me a call every time the Red Sox and Yankees play because he can never seem to find the games on TV. Are they on TBS? Fox? ESPN? MLB Network? NESN? I’ll make it easy for you Bob, here is some series info: Date: Tuesday, August 30th @ 7:10 PM Pitchers: LHP […]

Wet and wild weekend!

This was a pretty crazy weekend for New Englanders. We had threats of a hurricane wiping us off the map but it only did minimal damage (I know, to those of you with destroyed property or missing loved ones it does not seem like minimal damage but in the grand scheme of things, it is.) […]

Oops (and the Beckett Bowl!)

I know, I know. I’m a jerk. I promise more updates and instead I disappear for 5 months. But don’t worry, I’ve got an excuse! There was no way I was going to skip the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup run. If you’re a Boston sports fan, you know that this is completely understandable. The problem […]