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About Me: Grew up a Dodger fan in LA, but have followed the RS since '67.
Retired as a Master Chief after 25 years in the Navy, and now work as a consultant for the Navy in Pensacola FL.
Drafted out of High School as a 3B by SF, but youthful indisretions got the better of me, and I failed to take my future in baseball seriously.
I am socially and fiscally conservative, and believe this is the greatest country on earth founded on strong Christian values.
I am also quite cynical, especailly as I get older, and it makes me furious that 60% of the electorate live under a rock.
Posted 10/25/2013 08:57:48 EDT
Nuff said. Better hair I guess.
Check out Ross's PS numbers.
Posted 10/25/2013 08:34:34 EDT
In response to Joebreidey's comment: [QUOTE] Does anyone find it odd that the OP is criticizing not only the manager of the year, but the runnerup to the manager of the year? Or did he mean that as a more »
Posted 08/02/2013 08:23:13 EDT
In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: In response to Alibiike's comment: [QUOTE] His hitting hurts the Sox? What about a 9.5M SS hitting .225? Give me a break. Um, you might want to look past BA som more »
Posted 08/02/2013 07:33:49 EDT
In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to Alibiike's comment: [QUOTE] Stupid is as stupid does. Everyone thinis XB will be a great SS But they also thought WMB would be the future at 3B a more »
Posted 07/31/2013 11:25:54 EDT
Stupid is as stupid does. Everyone thinis XB will be a great SS But they also thought WMB would be the future at 3B and he's back at AAA. Next year, the Sox will be right back where they've been for more »
Posted 07/31/2013 11:21:06 EDT
In response to JimfromFlorida's comment: Trade good Why... Yes Iggy is a very good defensive SS but his hitting hurts the RS more than it will Detroit. He is current 5 for 43. Water seeks it's own lev more »
Posted 07/30/2013 03:41:08 EDT
In response to pumpsie-green's comment: In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] My other prediction I made on a past thread. I chose Thornton and Luke Gregerson for the Sox pen. Starting pitch more »
Posted 07/30/2013 03:29:11 EDT
I think if he came back to Boston, he picks up where he left off.
"You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain." ~ Leo Durocher
Posted 07/27/2013 04:21:06 EDT
In response to notin's comment: In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] The thread headline is a little misleading, it sounds like the usual bashing more »
Posted 07/27/2013 04:16:07 EDT
Left side? How about catcher? We have one who can't throw any out and has struck out more than 100 times while only hitting 8 HRs. When will the Saltalamacchia experiment end? "You don't save a pitche more »
Posted 07/26/2013 05:07:20 EDT
He's still had some loud outs and puts the ball in play 90% of the time. hes trying to yank everything instead of driving the ball, he's actually better when he to put it in play. "You don't save a more »
Posted 07/26/2013 04:55:18 EDT
How about when he said he'd pitch in Sep if the race was tight? Gee, that's awful white of you Clay. Time to show this turkey the door! "You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain." more »
Posted 06/21/2013 06:31:48 EDT
One SP is what we need and I would look at either Houston or Miami for help. Maybe Fernandez or Nolasco. Give the closer role to Tazawa or Uehara. We don't need any help on offense. "You don't save a more »
Posted 06/21/2013 06:16:27 EDT
His BA is higher than WMB and Drew combined!"You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain." ~ Leo Durocher
Posted 06/21/2013 06:02:46 EDT
In response to BurritoT-'s comment: In response to Alibiike's comment: [QUOTE] At the end of last year, he was scorching the ball but right at people. No one said he was unlucky, they said he couldn more »
Posted 06/21/2013 05:55:47 EDT
His swing is fundamentally flawed. His hips are flying open before his hands are through the zone. If I were the hitting coach, I would open his stance slightly so he can close on the pitch, and have more »
Posted 06/21/2013 05:43:12 EDT
We'd be better off with Wake closing games or Farrell letting the SPs go the distance at least.
Posted 06/21/2013 05:23:33 EDT
At the end of last year, he was scorching the ball but right at people. No one said he was unlucky, they said he couldn't hit ML pitching. Now this year, he's getting some of those balls put in play more »
Posted 06/03/2013 01:52:07 EDT
I was ridiculed for saying Iggy would hit close to .300 as an everyday player.
Hmmm, maybe I should have said .400!"You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain." ~ Leo Durocher
Posted 04/11/2013 06:31:12 EDT
In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: Really? That ump had a very tight zone all night. Watch the way Salty caught those two potential strike three pitches. He is horrible at framing. Also, it' more »
Posted 04/10/2013 10:43:25 EDT
Why does Farell leave the weak defensive Salty in for the 9th? Ross frames better and likely gets one of those two pitches called a strike and likely blocks the slider in the dirt. This one is on Farr more »
Posted 03/22/2013 11:00:42 EDT
In response to Joebreidey's comment: In response to Alibiike's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment: We don't need VMart now or 2 years ago. I'm also glad we got Barnes and Owens as comp p more »
Posted 03/21/2013 02:32:40 EDT
In response to moonslav59's comment: We don't need VMart now or 2 years ago. I'm also glad we got Barnes and Owens as comp picks for letting him walk. We also don't need Victorino or Gomes but we are more »
Posted 03/21/2013 02:13:17 EDT
I guess the short answer is Gomes, since he can't play defense. Wouldn't it be nice to have Vmart now? He could play 1B full time and Naps could DH. Perhaps we could make a deal with Detroit to get hi more »
Posted 03/21/2013 01:24:39 EDT
In response to southpaw777's comment:
Farrell said he doesnt see JBJ as a LF'er...Take that anyway you want.