The Green Fields of the Mind

It isn’t a wrap until one of my favorite pieces of baseball prose is relayed: The Green Fields of the Mind by A. Bartlett Giamatti It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the […]

Mike Lowell’s goodbye speech

Prior to today’s game, the Red Sox and company held a little pre-game ceremony for Mike Lowell in honor of his retirement from baseball. Here were Mikey’s comments given out by the Sox press patrol: “First of all, I’d like to thank the Red Sox organization for this ceremony and the very, very generous check […]

Youkilis out until 2011

When it rains, it pours (literally.. have you looked outside today?!) Kevin Youkilis, one of the few remaining healthy players on the 2010 Red Sox went down with a thumb injury on Monday against the Indians. The thumb had been bothering him for a few weeks but Youkilis tried to fight through it until the […]

Rangers still stalking Mike Lowell

Mike Lowell hasn’t appeared in a game for Boston since June 22nd and he’s only gotten to start 8 games all season. Most of this is due to his old-man hip but a lot of it has to do with the deep bench that the big league club has got and the unexpected excellent performance […]

Thank you Nick Swisher (from a Sox fan)

Yes, it is true that I’m not a very big Nick Swisher fan. In fact, I have been known to immediately put down any food that I’m eating over the past couple of seasons whenever I see his greasy hair on my HDTV. Why? Other than the fact that he plays for the New York […]

Buchholz latest All-Star to DL

First time All-Star Clay Buchholz has become the latest Red Sox player to hit the disabled list. Buchholz, 10-4 with a 2.45 ERA in 15 starts this season, strained his left hamstring while running the bases in San Francisco on June 26th. You can officially add a no-hitter to my post on the most talented […]

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