Found June 23, 2012 on
Pitching was the main topic before the final game of the Red Sox-Marlins series at Fenway Park on Thursday afternoon. With former Red Sox legend Roger Clemens' acquittal on perjury charges fresh in the books, some fans were eager to say the Rocket deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. What fans were less sure about, though, was the fate of Daisuke Matsuzaka. He's working his way back into the rotation after a year on the disabled list with Tommy John surgery, and most fans agreed that they'd like to get their money's worth out of him. See what...

Clemens booed at Fenway Park

Roger Clemens visited Fenway Park and apparently was given an unfriendly welcome by the Red Sox fans who once cheered him.

Report: Clemens booed at Fenway Park

Roger Clemens was met with a chorus of boos when he was picked up by the stadium camera during his return to Fenway Park for the Red Sox-Braves game Friday night, reported. The former Sox pitcher, 49, was seated in the first row of the Monster Seats for the three-game Interleague series opener, days after he was acquitted on all charges in his high-profile perjury trial...

Roger Clemens watches Red Sox game at Fenway Park (Video)

Roger Clemens returned to Fenway Park on Friday night as he sat in the front row of the Monster Seats to watch the Boston Red Sox play the Atlanta Braves. Clemens, who pitched for the Red Sox between 1984 and 1996, was shown on the scoreboard before the start of the fourth inning and received a mix of cheers and boos. It was one of Clemens' first public appearances since...

Clemens risked prison when he rejected plea offer

Roger Clemens rejected a plea deal that would have spared him prison time. Instead, he risked his freedom by going to trial. Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin says in a telephone interview that prosecutors offered to let the former pitcher plead guilty to one count of lying to Congress when he denied using human growth hormone. In exchange, Clemens would have received probation. It&...

Roger Clemens Booed During Fenway Park Return The courts may have let Roger Clemens off the hook, but Red Sox Nation is an even tougher bunch of customers. Clemens made an appearance at Friday night’s game against the Altanta Braves and was promptly booed when shown in his seat atop the Green Monster. Clemens, who was recently found not guilty of charges stemming from a steroid abuse case, spent 12 years in a Sox...

The Goose Blasts Clemens

Goose...The Hall of Famer Roger Clemens was recently acquitted of all charges in his Federal case regarding allegations of lying to Congress about performance enhancing drug use, but not all in the baseball world are in support of Clemens. Hall of Fame relief pitcher Goose Gossage is one of those that thinks Clemens has no place in the Hall of Fame, and he’s speaking his mind...

Morgan inducted into Astros' Walk of Fame

Joe Morgan is the Vice-Chairman of the Board for Baseball's Hall of Fame, so he must be guarded in his remarks about which players deserve to be enshrined, but Morgan was clear about the way the legal system took on Roger Clemens. "The things that happened to (Clemens and Barry Bonds) should not have happened," said Morgan. "I think the government should have...

Your Morning Dump... Where we blame it on sweat

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Prior to last night’s matchup against the Miami Marlins, Red Sox [team stats] manager Bobby Valentine expressed two wishes for Daisuke Matsuzaka [stats]’s third start of the season: for him to participate...

Gossage: Clemens lying about PEDs

Goose Gossage doesn't want "cheating" Roger Clemens to join him in the Hall of Fame.

Game 69: Boston Red Sox vs. Miami Marlins

Time: 7:10 PM ET TV/Radio: NESN, MLB Network / WEEI RED SOX (35-33) Nava LF Pedroia 2B Gonzalez 1B Ortiz DH Ross RF Saltalamacchia C Middlebrooks 3B Kalish CF Aviles SS Pitching: RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka (0-2, 5.73)

Ladies At The Bat: Friday Links

Here is this week's ladies linkfest:With the second round of the 2012 Subway Series beginning tonight, Lisa Swan of Subway Squawkers writes about a comment made by a certain Mets player, and it has nothing to do with chicken.Jane Heller of Confessions Of A She-Fan reminisces about the time Roger Clemens threw Mike Piazza's broken bat at  him during the 2000 Subway World...

“Let Me Clear My Throat…”

As I get older and the days turn in my career/hobby of being a sports writer and radio host being unbiased is one of the most important rules to remember, but can be the most difficult at times. When it comes to my growing children? Forget about it. Naturally, there are things you’ll let boys do that will make you cringe if your daughter was involved in. Believe me, I got a 10...

Boston Red Sox rally twice to complete sweep over Miami Marlins

The young guns of the Boston Red Sox shined in a 6-5 comeback win over the Miami Marlins.  Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed three first-inning runs thanks to a pair of singles by Greg Dobbs and Omar Infante. It took the Red Sox until the fourth to get on the board off Marlins starter Victor Zambrano. A Will Middlebrooks single and Mike Aviles sacrifice fly would cut the lead to...
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