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Keith Foulke, Kevin Youkilis’ Lives, Legacies Changed By 2004 World Series

BOSTON — Keith Foulke could never understand why anyone would shrink from taking the ball in a big moment in the World Series — and not just for the glory. “Well, first of all, the pay is better,” said the man who closed out the Red Sox’s 2004 World Series title. “That was part of it.” When Foulke signed with the Red Sox before the fateful 2004 season, he had the World...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where Uehara goes all in

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. Let’s not forget, Keith Foulke was never the same. Foulke gave the Red Sox every last ounce of everything he had in 2004 when he was the de facto postseason MVP. He was never remotely as effective...
Via Ted's Army
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara’s Eye-Popping Playoff Numbers Very Simliar to Keith Foulke’s 2004 Stats Through ALCS

The Red Sox have already won two World Series championships in the last 10 years, and they can make it three flags with four more wins against the St. Louis Cardinals. If they are able to topple the Cards and win the World Series, there will be at least one undeniable similarity that all three teams will have shared. One of the most impressive things about all three teams — 2004...
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Academy: Changeup

Former Red Sox Keith Foulke teaches how to throw a changeup.
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Keith Foulke Couldn’t Enjoy Red Sox 2004 World Series Win For Years

ESPN Boston: When the 2004 World Series team reunited Tuesday at Fenway Park, Keith Foulke threw the ceremonial first pitch to Jason Varitek, who playfully re-enacted the moment he leaped into Foulke’s arms after the Boston Red Sox closer had fielded a comebacker and flipped it to first for the final out of that magical October. That’s a moment, Foulke said this week, he couldn’t...
Via The Awesome Boston
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baseball ProGUESTus: Hard Truths at Triple-A by Jen Sealey

Believe it or not, most of our writers didn't enter the world sporting an address; with a few exceptions, they started out somewhere else. In an effort to up your reading pleasure while tipping our caps to some of the most illuminating work being done elsewhere on the internet, we'll be yielding the stage once a week to the best and brightest baseball...
Via Baseball Prospectus
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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