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About Me: Born Keene, NH, grad. Somerville HS (1942). Service in China and Germany (1943 - 1948). Living in Ft. Myers since 1978. Wife in best nursing home in US (Shady Rest) with Alzheimer's---since 2004. Wanna guess how important the Sox and Celts are to me? First "heroes": Wally Berger and Jimmie Foxx.

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  • Forum Post: Holt & Herrara

    Posted 04/19/2014 09:49:07 EDT

    This is a nice problem to have. It appears (is it too obvious to be real?) that in the past 12 months Holt has really developed. Herrara has been around, but I love his intensity and love of the game. more »

  • Forum Post: Holt & Herrara

    Posted 04/19/2014 07:35:31 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: That's In response to bosoxmal's comment: That's a a tough question. Most certainly, he's not going back down. He's 21; lots of time for transission. Outfield, pro more »

  • Forum Post: Holt & Herrara

    Posted 04/19/2014 05:15:23 EDT

    We have two Keepers. One of them will have to play SS, while the alternates w/Middlebrooks at 3B. XD simply doesn't have the range at SS. (Neither did Joe Cronin, but that's neither here nor there). A more »

  • Posted 04/19/2014 09:14:14 EDT

    In response to Free-UB's comment: [QUOTE] JBJ HAS shown flashes but has ZERO pop in his bat right now. may b what he is after all, a slap hitting guy with a good eye who gives great effort and D. but more »

  • Forum Post: What's going on?

    Posted 04/17/2014 07:08:26 EDT

    I thought maybe I had been excommunicated


     

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  • Posted 04/13/2014 10:40:15 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to bosoxmal's comment: [QUOTE] The Brewers came in here last week with the mind-set, "if I can hit it, I'm swinging!", and they've been hitting more »

  • Posted 04/13/2014 10:36:39 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] Larry Bird, Tom Brady, and Bobby Orr.  Just got finished watching Bobby Orr on Center Stage and it got me to thinking. Can any professional sports  to more »

  • Posted 04/13/2014 08:54:00 EDT

    The Brewers came in here last week with the mind-set, "if I can hit it, I'm swinging!", and they've been hitting and winning ever since. Meanwhile Pedroia puts his foot in the bucket and takes almost more »

  • Forum Post: Note to Clay B.

    Posted 04/10/2014 06:51:11 EDT

    You've probably noticed (who hasn't) that the umps are calling the low strike (for the first time in many years). Keep the ball low, shoot for the corner (either one), change speeds, (use at least fou more »

  • Posted 04/10/2014 06:46:32 EDT

    In response to ImagydSportsBos' comment: [QUOTE] heard this on eei yesterday on the dale and holley archive. dale said second or third.. may put yaz ahead of him. holley said he was back and forth, co more »

  • Posted 04/08/2014 03:08:25 EDT

    In response to seannybboi's comment: [QUOTE] Game 8: Sizemore:  Ellsbury: vs Orioles (4/8), 2 for 2, 1 R Game in progress   **Cumulative Score (Thru Game 7) Sizemore 1 Ellsbury 5   Rules: 1. If the pl more »

  • Posted 04/08/2014 02:15:12 EDT

    In response to RigatoniT's comment:
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    A healthy Sizemore outperforms Elles every time. 

    [/QUOTE]


    And what is trhat wonderful stuff you've been smoking?

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  • Posted 04/08/2014 02:13:58 EDT

    In response to seannybboi's comment: [QUOTE] Game 8: Sizemore:  Ellsbury: vs Orioles (4/8), 1 for 1, 1 R Game in progress   **Cumulative Score (Thru Game 7) Sizemore 1 Ellsbury 5   Rules: 1. If the pl more »

  • Posted 04/08/2014 11:53:21 EDT

    Please, do not ever again mention Xander Bogaerts as even a potential lead-off hitter. It is axiomatic that you don't take the bat away from great (and to-be-great) hitters by making them lead-off. El more »

  • Posted 04/08/2014 10:47:59 EDT

    In response to RigatoniT's comment: [QUOTE]      MLB exec suggests games should be shortened to 7 innings    [/QUOTE] Sure, and how about a switch to cricket bats? Games will be over in about 20 minut more »

  • Posted 04/07/2014 05:45:27 EDT

    The contrast beteen the Brewers and the Sox was too obvious to be missed. And it's not all their fault. It maybe WH (winner's hangover) or maybe idividual things like Grady "loping" after a flyball to more »

  • Posted 04/06/2014 05:47:37 EDT

    I guess the Sox brass didn't hear (or believe) the talk about the "call more strikes" edict given the umpires this year. The Brewers heard about it, and believed it! While Napoli & Co. stood looking a more »

  • Posted 04/05/2014 08:38:34 EDT

    In response to slasher9's comment: [QUOTE] Honestly I can't quite put my finger on it.  but he is.  His swing is almost as beautiful as a LH swing.  I am starting to believe he will be perennial All S more »

  • Posted 04/04/2014 09:30:55 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: [QUOTE] In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] I would put Sizemore in left, Bradley in center and Shane in right. Nava would still get plenty of playing tim more »

  • Posted 04/04/2014 09:28:03 EDT

    In response to Bill-806's comment: [QUOTE] CARP and lets settle in to a rotation ......  It will happen soooooner rather than later as Victorino's return will force it...... BTW, J Bradley should stay more »

  • Forum Post: Seven Pitches??!!

    Posted 04/04/2014 12:01:29 EDT

    Uee must be getting old; seven pitches it took last night!

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  • Posted 04/03/2014 10:58:59 EDT

    In response to JohnnyLefty's comment: [QUOTE] What about putting him in the Leadoff spot? They're obviously not really worried about the speed aspect there with the fact they're putting Nava there, th more »

  • Posted 04/02/2014 01:51:24 EDT

    In response to hill55's comment: [QUOTE] In my rotisserie league I could've kept CC Sabathia for $36 and Jon Lester for $10, but I put them back into the pool. At Saturday's auction, I took Sabathia f more »

  • Posted 04/01/2014 07:59:19 EDT

    Sabathia looks worse l than he did last year. Astros are embarrasing him tonight. Odds on the Yankees winning this division just doubled

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  • Posted 03/29/2014 07:45:00 EDT

    This may not be the newest, or most important news of the day, but while doing my normal Sat. AM grocery shopping at Publix, I see that the Globe is now on sale, daily. Will this continueduring the su more »

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