Don’t mess with the Splendid Splinter

I came across an amusing tale that would be pretty cool if true concerning what an umpire is reported to have said to a young pitcher.  Bear in mind that Ted Williams was the greatest player in Red Sox history, probably the greatest hitter of all time, the only hitter in the history of the …

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MIKEYYYYYYYY!!!!

Beautiful! My favourite player comes in and tattoos a two-homer over the Green Monster on the first pitch of his first at-bat for a lot of weeks. 2007 World Series MVP and don’t you forget it, Bub. Additionally we get eight innings from Beckett and a bench-clearing piece of revenge-seeking from a Cleveland reliever resulting …

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Another day, another Red Sox injury

I do not FUCKING believe this. Now Youkilis is on the 15 day DL with a torn muscle in his thumb. The run of injuries the Red Sox have endured this year in farcical: four starting pitchers (three together at one point), both catchers, Gold Glove winning All Star second and third basemen (concurrently), starting …

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Red Sox win for a change

So, the Red Sox beat Texas 7-6 last night.  I didn’t have time to stay up and watch, but it doesn’t look like they exactly covered themselves in glory. However, they got the job done. None of the starting rotation has been pitching well so far this year except for Josh Beckett and this was true …

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