Found November 01, 2013 on FenwayNation:
He has finally been found. The one person on Planet Earth who predicted that the 2013 Boston Red Sox would win it all. His name is Tommy Corsi, and on March 26, 2013 he TWEETED out this: "6 days til the season calling now sox win World Series in 6 over Cards". Yikes! Not only did he foretell Ring # 8—he picked the number of games and the opponent. This guy need to accompany me to the local Cumby's to purchase a few MegaBucks tickets. For the record, FenwayNation predicted the Red Sox would finish in fourth place at best. Sports Illustrated, you may remember, picked Boston for last in the AL East (also projecting the Nationals over the Rays in the Fall Classic). All Hail Corsi!

Mike Napoli Hopes to Return to Red Sox in 2014, Says ‘I Love This Place’

Mike Napoli will become a free agent this offseason. But if he gets his wish, he’ll be the Red Sox’ starting first baseman in 2014. Napoli made it clear at various points throughout the year that he would like to return to the Red Sox next season. The 32-year-old reiterated his stance immediately following the Red Sox’ World Series victory over the Cardinals. “I want to be...

Red Sox exercise Jon Lester's $13 million contract option

The Red Sox have picked up  Jon Lester‘s contract option for 2014. The Red Sox officially announced the move Friday, although it comes as no surprise. It’s long been expected that the Red Sox would exercise their team option on Lester, who has been an integral part of Boston’s success since making his major league debut back in 2006. The option carries a $13 million salary...

Dustin Pedroia Expects to Undergo Thumb Surgery in ‘Couple of Weeks’ to Repair Torn Ligament

Dustin Pedroia toughed it out. Now, it’s time to go under the knife. Pedroia, who played all season despite a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, said during an interview on WEEI’s Salk & Holley on Friday that he expects to undergo surgery in a couple of weeks. Pedroia suffered the thumb injury on Opening Day, but still played in 160 regular...

Finding Koji Uehara’s Worst Pitch of the Playoffs

On October 1, 2011, Koji Uehara made his playoff debut, pitching in relief for the Rangers. He faced three batters, retiring none and allowing a dinger. In his next appearance in the playoffs, after ten days, he allowed a dinger. In his next appearance in the playoffs, he allowed a dinger. Uehara wouldn’t pitch again in that postseason, having completely lost Ron Washington‘s...

Ross: World Series ball up for grabs

It doesn't appear that there will be any controversy surrounding the baseball that was used to record the final out of the World Series. In fact, it's up for grabs. Koji Uehara struck out Matt Carpenter to finish off the Red Sox's Game 6 win over the Cardinals this week, and catcher David Ross hung onto the baseball. After the game, Ross had no plans whatsoever for...

Ellsbury to have MRI on injured hand

Before Game 6 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury told some of the team’s coaches, “I’ve got no more bullets in the gun. We have to win tonight.” Teammates would look at Ellsbury’s left hand during the post-season – discolored and severely swollen, up to the forearm – and express surprise that he was playing at all...

Red Sox Celebrate 2007 World Series With Championship Parade Through Boston on Throwback Thursday (Video)

The Red Sox reversed an 86-year-old curse in 2004 when they won the World Series. They followed that performance up three years later, beating the Colorado Rockies in four games in 2007 to once again become champions. In this week’s Throwback Thursday twofer, we bring you footage of the Red Sox’ 2007 World Series championship parade through Boston. Check out the video above to...

Red Sox Report: Watch Bullpen Cop Steve Horgan Open The Door To A Championship (GIF)

Everyone’s favorite Bullpen Cop Steve Horgan has become a legend in Red Sox Nation. Check him out releasing the bullpen pitchers into the World Series championship celebration. It’s WICKED AWESOME! Fist pumps for ALL!   Pot Of Baked Beans Goes To Title Town On Tumblr! The post Red Sox Report: Watch Bullpen Cop Steve Horgan Open The Door To A Championship (GIF) appeared first...

Dustin Pedroia will have thumb surgery in "a couple of weeks"

Scott Levesque (@scottlevesque) Managing Editor Who knew Dustin Pedroia enjoyed the soft security of a hospital gown over the comfort of a t-shirt and jeans. Not really, but it certainly looks as though Pedey's headed for the former rather than the latter - courtesy of a pesky thumb injury that hampered the Red Sox second baseman all season.  Pedroia announced on WEEI that...

Recently Released WWE Commentator Matt Striker Tweets an Extremely Tasteless Joke About the Boston Marathon Bombings

Following last night’s Boston Red Sox World Series win, former WWE commentator Matt Striker made a joke on his Twitter account about the Boston Marathon Bombings that was in extremely bad taste.  Striker, who is an avid New York sports fan, joked that maybe another terrorist attack in New York City this year could lead to a New York Knicks championship. What an absolute boneheaded...

Back to work for Red Sox GM Ben Charington

The Boston Red Sox will celebrate their 2013 World Series championship with their fans by participating in a parade on Saturday, November 2. The parade will begin at Fenway Park and travel through the streets of Boston. Once the celebration ends, though, the work resumes in the Red Sox front office. General manager Ben Cherington and his staff will have to find a way to keep the...

WORLD SERIES:Game 6 St.Louis at Boston

Morning Kids, Due to time NOT being on my side and not getting the replay of game five, I am covering game 6 live today. Boston leads the series 3 games to 2. We are back in Boston at Fenway park, and on the mound for Boston is John Lackey and for the Cardinals is Michael Wacha Grab some bench and let’s go tot he first ***First Inning *0 – 0 Cardinals - (fly out to...

Game 6: Through the Twitterverse - World Series Champs

SFNJEHNRIPWER(#URIKFN#)RIY#*)#U@#_@(UY&%Y#&($@UEH RT @MLBFanCave Are you ready for Game 6? #WorldSeries — Ben Whitehead (@thebenwhitehead) October 30, 2013 GOOD CHOICE MR PRESIDENT — PAPI CLUTCH (@Notdavidortiz34) October 30, 2013 This is the line for game day tickets. — Jack Lepiarz...

BOSTON STRONG: Red Sox beat Cardinals to clinch World Series

The Boston Red Sox clinched their third World Series in nine years with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 from Fenway. This also marked the first time the Red Sox clinched at Fenway since 1918. John Lackey picked up the win for the Boston going 6 2/3rd innings allowing 1 more »

The Poetry of Redsock Ecstacy

Verse taken verbatim from the Sons of Sam Horn's "Thank You 2013 Red Sox - Restorers of the Faith!" thread. The Ultimate Tribute By Chrisfont9I just love How they made The sport so much More interesting.
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