Uehara comes through! Who needs sleep? Woo!
The Globe reports the BRA yesteday approved the Yawkey Way deal with the Sox.
Meanwhile, the Herald reports the board brought in some muscle from Municipal Protective Services to stand guard in case people upset with the nearly $8 million tax break the BRA approved for the luxury Filene's Memorial Hole project tried to lunge at board members or something. The Herald... Read more
As Michael Dyer notes:
On this date last year the Red Sox lost to the Rays to fall to 68-82 on the season. DiceK pitched, Bobby V managed. This is better.
In this case, that the beer at Fenway Park is wicked expensive.
How many teams have won two non-doubleheader games in one day on walkoffs?
Matthew Kory exclaims:
I turned the game off after Dempster gave up the grand slam. It was over. The Sox were done for the night and so was I. Except, as it turned out, neither of us were. I called up the score on my phone hours later. "They WON!" I... Read more
Big Papi: 1
Dugout phone: 0
You know, this one. Deadspin posts copies of all the complaints filed with the FCC over both the speech and the FCC commissioner's subsequent affirmation of Big Papi's words. They don't all have addresses attached, but of the ones that did, there were none from Boston (one from Westfield, though).... Read more
Specifically, in not finding the nearest dumpster and tossing a certain Globe columnist into it headfirst after said columnist (one guess which one) accused him of taking steroids because, after all, he's old and Dominican (yes, he went there). Not linking to the column because I don't feel like giving him my two cents worth of Web traffic, but it should be easy enough to... Read more
Boston Police report the Big Apple Circus performance for tonight has also been postponed.
He might have something like this to say about Truck Day.