Found January 04, 2012 on
Go read Doug Bailey's piece in Boston magazine, because any time a media strategist for one of the most media-dysfunctional franchises in sports starts telling tales out of school, it's well worth your time. Especially when Bailey's former employer is reportedly furious about it. More »
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Andrew Bailey has swiftly cemented his status as a commodity. Through three seasons, the new Red Sox closer has collected two All-Star game nods, the 2009 American League Rookie of the Year award and 75 of 84 save opportunities. Despite his ascension to the top of the AL saves charts, there's the big elephant in the room -- Bailey's bevy of injuries. Throughout his career...
My friend and fellow Red Sox blogger Derek Hixon is retiring today. Or should I say he is retiring his excellent Red Sox blog "SawBlog," today. Derek put up his final post today, and made an analogy to Jason Varitek about stepping away. (Rumors are now going around that Tek may not be leaving after all. I really hope the rumors aren't true, and Tek walks away with dignity...
Rick Miller is an outfielder who played for the Pawtucket Red Sox in 1970. At that time, the PawSox were Boston's double-A team. He was 22 years old.Through 113 games, Miller batted .237 and hit 12 home runs. He walked 75 times and struck out 77. Two things:1. Rick Miller is now the manager of the New England Collegiate Baseball League's New Bedford Bay Sox! Guess who'...
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks has undergone a second spinal decompression procedure that could delay the start of his spring training
The Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Management (FSM) today announced that game times for the January 14 hockey doubleheader matching Catholic Memorial and Boston College High School, and Northeastern University and Boston College, have been moved to earlier start times of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively. The two games were originally scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Post-Papelbon, Boston searches for its next closer.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.
I take a much needed vacation from both work AND the Boston Red Sox, which is the exact time that Ben Cherington actually decides to DO something in this slower than molasses offseason–He trades for a closer.
The good news? Andrew Bailey came cheap (Probably get about $3.5 million in his 1st year arbitration eligible), is young (27), hungry, has worked with Bobby V before, and...