Heyman is the Sports Illustrated writer who gave Red Sox Nation a collective heart attack with a single tweet saying the Adrian Gonzalez deal was dead. Only it wasn't. Through the lens of a Gorden Edes column on Gonzalez, Paul SF examines just how much Heyman sucks. Even after it became obvious his alleged source was wrong, Heyman never issued a retraction:... Read more
This changes everything, right? See ya, the other Adrian, thanks for the memories.
With Victor Martinez heading to Detroit, Jimmy takes a look at five other players the Sox let go rather than pay extra big bucks to: Bay, Cabrera, Damon, Lowe and Pedro Martinez:
I'm somewhat comforted by the fact that Victor Martinez is more similar to Bay and Damon than he is to Lowe and Cabrera, and maybe the front office is more astute at... Read more
Yes, they asked for state historic-preservation tax credits for the work. The state said no. But don't worry. The Herald reports the Sox are still eligible for several million in tax credits for restoring the historic ballpark.
Dirty Water cannot abide the news that the Sox plan to bring the right center fences closer to home:
Death Valley in right-center has been a part of Fenway lore for decades and it is part of what makes Fenway special.
So to John Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino I ask that you bite the bullet. If you need to expand the... Read more
CHB, finding ways to insult absolutely everyone he writes about for centuries.
No, not one of the playoff series or the World Series, unless you're a masochist. Instead, tune into ESPN on Oct. 5 for a replay of a certain ALCS back in the day:
I just needed to get that out of my system. But huzzah for blowout wins.
If Cardullo's thought removing the large-screen TV from their front window would make their storefront safe for people with money to spend, they thought wrong. Karen Snyder reported from Harvard Square during the Sox/Rays game tonight:
Cardullos took away the TV for the Red Sox games. No problem ... There are 4 guys there with their own chairs and a radio!... Read more
By forcing Remy and Orsillo to kibbitz about advertisers in the middle of innings, Joy of Sox kvetches.