Tag Archives: Josh Beckett

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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Tek Support: A Tribute to Jason Varitek

The Red Sox organization threw a party for Jason Varitek on Saturday, July 21 in the name of “Thanks Tek Day”.  The retired and retiring Captain Tek decided in April that he would hang ’em up as a Red Sox.  The Sox know how to put on … Continue reading

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The Red Sox: The Saga Continues

I have been speechless. Blame it on the Red Sox. I dutifully kept notes about my favorite topic throughout June and July and had every intention of posting my thoughts. But then the June gloom turned into the July high, … Continue reading

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April Sour Brings May Power

Things are looking up in Red Sox Nation. You don’t believe me? Looking back, the beginning of May did not start out promising. There were embarrassing losses to Oakland and Baltimore. There was Josh Beckett’s real or imagined injury that … Continue reading

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April: The Red Sox Roller Coaster

Pardon my month-long silence.  I have been busy riding the rollercoaster known as the Boston Red Sox.  The month of April felt like Disneyworld’s Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.  Our winter dreams of fields brought us to April and our field … 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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Let’s Resolve to Make No More Resolutions

It is that time of year again.  The return of the post-holiday blues is upon us.  The first full week of work following those short, festive weeks just passed. Against my own better judgment, I made some new year’s resolutions … Continue reading

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Ode to the 2011 Red Sox: Collapse of the Bridge (Year)

  A winter of hope!  Free agents were signed The newspapers read, “Best Team Ever!” Add Gonzo and Crawford, Wheeler and Jenks Could the Red Sox be beat this year? Never! To the World Series we were sure to head … Continue reading

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Opposites Attract

Have you ever noticed while watching or listening to a baseball game how the play by play announcer often states a fact and then the opposite happens almost immediately?  For example, the bases are loaded, the opposing team’s player stands … Continue reading

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How the Red Sox Broke My Heart: 2011 Edition

Have you ever had your heart broken three times in one week? It happened to me. This is how it went down: Strike 1: The Red Sox put a big time exclamation point on their putrid September by losing the … Continue reading

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