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About Me: (I have spent 17 years in the newspaper business. 14 years as a supervisor in the ad dept of the Detroit News and 3 Years with the Colorado Springs Gazzette(partly as ad director) I have an MBA from the U of Michigan. I am French Canadian and often post words in the News in French and notify the moderator of the meaning. I realize that hundreds of thousand people from NE speak French. I politely disagree when you pulled a thread of mine that basically said: please all is ok now.Surely, to be safe I reported what I said to the moderator and the thread was taken down.It is amazing that in the most educated area in America that this thread would be considered as offensive.I wish that my B'day does not appear on my profile.

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  • Forum Post: Where is Drew on opening day.

    Posted 03/31/2014 02:47:42 EDT

    Living in the middle of nowhere, I finally get it. Drew turned down 14.1 mil in order to play in Bora's spring training camp in Miami. Tigers  wouldn't bite because they need their 1st round draft pic more »

  • Forum Post: Lester and $23 mil

    Posted 02/27/2014 09:17:14 EST

    I live in a cocoon here in Fla. SteveSilv said to Pedrp "how about Lester making $23). Is this a done deal waiting to beannounced? My guess is they are still negotiating. Hope it is true.  Further, it more »

  • Forum Post: Are Farrell and Nieves keeping track of rotation's condition?

    Posted 01/06/2014 01:19:20 EST

    In response to SinceYaz's comment: [QUOTE] There is a calmness in the air, an almost keen sense of sureness when the Red Sox 2014 starting rotation.  Almost universally, I read about the 6 able starte more »

  • Forum Post: WEEI's Alex Speier comments on Red Sox 'gamble up the middle' if they don't re-sign Drew

    Posted 01/03/2014 11:13:59 EST

    What is fun about this whole discussion is that Ben is willing to hang Boras out to dry. There is no urgency to re-sign Drew, but I would prefer it. Can't see a MLB team willing to give Drew 3/30. Not more »

  • Forum Post: 7 Qualified Offer Free Agents have signed, 6 are left

    Posted 12/29/2013 05:03:53 EST

    In response to Bigpapa1977's comment: [QUOTE] In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] Who is the next shoe to drop? [/QUOTE] With Choo signed, I think that one of the pitchers (Jimenez/Santana) i more »

  • Forum Post: BA Red Sox prospect rankings.

    Posted 12/28/2013 12:33:34 EST

    In response to moonslav59's comment: [QUOTE] My top 10 would be: 1) Xander 2) Owens 3) Cecchini 4) Betts 5) JBJ 6) Ranaudo 7) Barnes 8) T Ball 9) Webster 10) Tie: Swihart/ Vasquez [/QUOTE] Including S more »

  • Forum Post: Drew has multi-year options...

    Posted 12/13/2013 01:34:05 EST

    In response to charliedarling's comment: [QUOTE] With Drew going to cost any team a draft pick, I would think that he may not sign anywhere in near future. He may find himself without a team heading i more »

  • Forum Post: Loyalty rewarded!

    Posted 12/07/2013 09:58:08 EST

    In response to sportsbozo1's comment: [QUOTE] Next time I hear the name Jacoby Ellsbury name being announced at Fenway I would love to hear a chorus of boos to come from the fans of the Boston Red Sox more »

  • Forum Post: NYY get Ells, but....

    Posted 12/04/2013 09:51:46 EST

    Young Mr Hal Steinbrenner had the wool pulled over his eyes. He hates spending his inheritance. He wanted Yanquis to get that payroll in line. Now his team will give the Rays a portion of  the so call more »

  • Forum Post: Boston can have a nearly perfect Thanksgiving

    Posted 11/26/2013 12:17:05 EST

    In 5 years, I have started fewer threads than many who ony started this year. On my visit to Boston for my B'day late in Sept, I noticed a city that really has done a lot for the Marathon tragedy. Eas more »

  • Forum Post: Red Sox trade for RP Burke Badenhop

    Posted 11/22/2013 01:44:28 EST

    In response to hill55's comment: [QUOTE] Does Burke Badenhop take the final spot on the Red Sox 40-man roster? [/QUOTE] That is an excellent query. Who is man #40? I wore a BRS shirt to the store toda more »

  • Forum Post: St Louis in better position to get to WS than BRS

    Posted 11/16/2013 02:58:10 EST

    In response to dgalehouse's comment: [QUOTE] You have to be a bit of a masochist to start a thread like this. You will definitely get beaten up. [/QUOTE] By my very nature of being a Sox fan growing u more »

  • Forum Post: St Louis in better position to get to WS than BRS

    Posted 11/16/2013 01:32:04 EST

    Yes, the Cards are ina great position to repeat. They need  a SS and someone to replace  Beltran who reallly needs to be in AL.They had 20 home grown players in the WS.   Sox have too many quality FA. more »

  • Forum Post: Can Rays afford to keep Price?

    Posted 11/14/2013 06:43:52 EST

    In response to lasitter's comment: [QUOTE] If his Arb goes over $13m, it seems like that's a lot of money compared to the Rays total payroll. [/QUOTE] I think that Price is under contract for one year more »

  • Forum Post: Survey Thread: Will the Red Sox Resign Ellsbury? Yes or No

    Posted 11/12/2013 04:44:23 EST

     No: Possily can keep Drew,but I am worried  about Nappy. I don't care where Salty goes providing we spend big bucks on McCann.

    more »

  • Forum Post: Let's just enjoy the monent. We made history.

    Posted 11/04/2013 01:08:57 EST

    Holy Cow!!as Phil used to say. All the trades ,QO, speculation, criticism, really should be set aside for just a few days. Let the FO figure all the post mortems and now chess matches. I just want to more »

  • Forum Post: What do you do?

    Posted 10/29/2013 11:08:42 EDT

    In response to patrickford's comment: [QUOTE] Isn't there a temptation here to hold Lackey back for a potential game seven?  Of course it means almost giving away game six, but would give the Sox an a more »

  • Forum Post: Time to "FLIP-FLOP", @ 13MIL Dad & Bill-806 thinks that "BIG PAPI" SHOULD BE EXTENDED......

    Posted 10/24/2013 12:23:39 EDT

    In response to 2013soxchamps's comment:

    my opo is it's time for you to go


    And quickly.

    more »

  • Forum Post: Guess game 1 starter for Rockies in WS'07

    Posted 10/22/2013 11:43:03 EDT

    In response to southpaw777's comment: [QUOTE] In response to royf19's comment: [QUOTE] In response to blingblang's comment: [QUOTE] Sox scored bunch of runs, like 10 or something, winning big - off of more »

  • Forum Post: Max and Verlander

    Posted 10/19/2013 12:11:00 EDT

    Far too many folks assume we will play the Cards. First things first. Beating Max because we cannot even think about facing Verlander on Sunday. Too nervous to even watch.

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  • Forum Post: NEXT SEASON? Move Nava to third?

    Posted 10/18/2013 01:52:31 EDT

    In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Eddymon's comment: [QUOTE] wasn't Cabrera a first baseman before moving to 3rd?? [/QUOTE] Cabrera can't play 3rd either. They moved him there more »

  • Forum Post: Eck

    Posted 10/16/2013 10:29:23 EDT

    Even tho he doesn' use the Queens English, he is so much better that Mc Carver. Smoltz also does a great job. Buck Martinez chimed in imitating the AFLAC Duck. Good color men are hard to find and I am more »

  • Forum Post: Iggy not in lineup

    Posted 10/15/2013 01:55:06 EDT

    It figures that pitching and defense will win out tonite,. Leyland who failed to use Coke against Papi has decided Peralta is the SS. Goes against the theme of defense can win games. Hopefully,this wi more »

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