Hooray for .500 ball!
UPDATE: See, see ya, Sabathia. 6-0 does remove some of the pain of watching these two.
Watching the Sox on Fox instead of the Bruins tonight because, well, I'm not one of those fair-weather bandwagon pink hats. For some reason, they have Sarah Silverman on and they're making her sound like the losingest loser of all losers, ever. They even bleeped her saying "Masshole." Twice.... Read more
That was one sweet pitch he threw to Kevin Youkilis.
A South Weymouth man faces charges in two states for allegedly trying to sell stolen Fenway equipment - and Dustin Pedroia's cleats - on a sports-memorabilia auction site.
Jamie Pritchard-Holland, 32, is charged in Boston Municipal Court with two counts of receiving stolen property, specifically, a 380-foot marker from center field, a home plate from the visitor's bullpen, the cleats and Kevin Youkilis's glove,... Read more
The Legend of Jed Lowrie has collected more than 800 Chuck Norris-ish notes about the Sox infielder. All ad proceeds go to the Jimmy Fund.
Faced with a sub-.500 team, Beth resorts to other means to enjoy games, such as Entertainment Value Above Replacement:
As an example of this metric in action, Dustin Pedroia's epic at-bat on Monday night gave him a high EVAR, regardless of whether it led to a win.
Tonight's team EVAR leader never picked up a bat or glove -- but he did chuck some... Read more
The Sox color commentator tweeted today:
I will not do Red Sox game tonight-except for a very bad flu I'm OK-my previous health issues have everybody concerned-please don't be-Jerry.
As Celtics 24/7 notes, the Celtics swept their series, the Bruins went up 3-2 in theirs and the Red Sox dismantled the Angels.
Today on "What Can We Make Heidi Eat?" the NESN stadium reporter was pushed in front of some garlic fries and a chocolate-cherry shake in Anaheim. Unlike in Texas, where she was ordered to eat a four-pound pretzel, Watney took only a nibble of one fry and what looked like maybe a teaspoon of the shake.
She also denied, again, that she was gagging... Read more
Bruins take a 3-2 series win with a double-OT victory and Sox win behind Dice-K's second straight great performance.
Ben Buchanan acknowledges a Sox win is a Sox win, but isn't too happy with the catching situation.
Ted Grevelis notes the amazing stats of the starting pitches over the past seven days (1.80 ERA or better); wonders when the non-Pedroia, non-Lowrie parts of the lineup will start hitting better.... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled Friday that Jordan's Furniture's annual Red Sox contest isn't a lottery because nobody pays money specifically to enter it.
For the past several years, the furniture chain has reimbursed people who buy furniture during a set period if the Red Sox do something in particular - at first, win the World Series, but more recently, hit a sign in the... Read more
Don Orsillo was attired in an academic tweed jacket accented by a professorial paisley tie. Appropriate, because the Red Sox were schooled by the Rays in a 16-5 blowout.