Tag Archives: Bobby Valentine

From Worst to First to Worst to Cursed

There’s nothing like a frustrating home town team to get a blocked writer blogging again.  Surprisingly, I quit blogging about the Red Sox in the middle of their miraculous streak towards becoming 2013 World Series champions.  Friends asked why.  The … Continue reading

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Is That All There Is?

“Is that all there is?” was a song recorded in 1969 by Peggy Lee. It is a song about disillusionment and disappointment. It is a song about the 2012 Red Sox. It is appropriate that a song that was popular … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Red (Part 2)

When you think about the wreckage created by the Sox acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, it is startling. There was no effort to retain Adrian Beltre on third base, and he left for the Rangers where he has been an all-star. … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Red (Part 1)

As a loyal fan, I have hung in with my Red Sox despite the pain of watching my Home Towne Team dissolve into dust.  I found myself jotting down thoughts over the last couple of painful months.  Here are the … Continue reading

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A Prescription for Pre-Season Jitters

Are you tired of spring training yet? With only 8 days to go until opening day, the thrill of pre-season games is long gone. It’s time for some baseball that counts. The summer-like temperatures in Boston last week were such … Continue reading

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Snooping Around at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner

I was lucky enough to have attended the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner on January 19.  Hey, I love baseball and I write about it; so why not me?  Anyway, the highlight of my night was capturing the moment that David … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week 2011: (Week 50) Christmas at Fenway! It’s Real!

L-R: Tom Caron, Bobby Valentine, Kirk Minihane and Rob Bradford When I received the annual email from the Red Sox inviting me to register for “a chance” to purchase tickets at Christmas at Fenway, my jaded self said, “Bah humbug…Another … Continue reading

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