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Forum Post: What should Francona do the next time Lackey shows him disrespect?
Posted 09/24/2011 09:17:34 EDT
It's a surprise that a teammate hasn't gone after Lackey in the dugout after he rolled his eyes when a bad play happened. Even high school pitchers don't show disgust with teammates. As for Francon more »
Forum Post: Fire Epstein?
Posted 09/24/2011 09:10:08 EDT
Theo Epstein was not the architect of the 2004 team and much of the 2007 team. He's been given undue credit for those teams. Any of the bad contracts are his doing and he needs to be held account more »
Forum Post: Do you Extend Wakefield to 2012?
Posted 09/23/2011 05:30:19 EDT
No surprise if Wakefield is back in 2012. There's no major league ready pitching in the minor league system in 2012 and rushing prospects is always a big mistake. Also the free agent class of 2 more »
Forum Post: Do you extend Varitek?
Posted 09/23/2011 04:15:00 EDT
Some players don't know when they're done or refuse to admit it.Varitek should return as a coach. more »
Forum Post: Gammons: 'Disconnect' between Tito, Theo
Posted 09/23/2011 03:38:49 EDT
Does this mean that Gammons and Epstein are no longer guitar buddys and the Hot Stove - Cool Music gig is out the window ? more »
Posted 09/23/2011 09:22:29 EDT
In truth, Theo Epstein is the one who should be held accountable. He's the one that provided inept players. more »
Forum Post: Crawford in September
Posted 09/22/2011 05:29:11 EDT
Kinda funny ...................http://www.csnne.com/09/22/11/Carl-Crawford-Sabotage-specialist/landing_wgs.html?blockID=565854&feedID=6385 more »
Forum Post: What if Sox win it all??
Posted 09/22/2011 03:55:02 EDT
There's plenty of blame to go around but the bottom line is, Theo Epstein constructed better than 75% of the current roster and utimately he should be held accountable. When teams have high expect more »
Forum Post: No Guts, No Heart, No Character
Posted 09/22/2011 01:34:03 EDT
Somehow this team doesn't seem the have the necessary chemistry to pull together and limit losing streaks. One of those 25 guys - 25 cabs type of a team. more »
Forum Post: Varitek in September
Posted 09/22/2011 12:28:28 EDT
It's time for Varitek to retire. If he comes back at all it should be in a coaching capacity. more »
Forum Post: Horrible Starting Pitching = Over used Bullpen = Continued Losses
Posted 09/22/2011 12:22:25 EDT
It all comes down to pitching. The Sox were ill prepared with good arms in the farm system with hopes there would be no injuries to the starting pitching and thinking Lackey wouldn't stink it up m more »
Forum Post: All you CC haters...
Posted 09/21/2011 04:38:10 EDT
In Response to Re: All you CC haters...: [QUOTE]In Response to Re: All you CC haters... : Then why did he have so many great years at Tampa Bay? Why did he command such a high value on the FA market l more »
Forum Post: Are There Any Team Meetings at All....?
Posted 09/21/2011 03:00:29 EDT
There's no vocal leaders on this team. The last time it was seen is when Youkilis had a verbal confrontation with Manny Ramirez in the dugout for all to see. more »
Forum Post: Answer me these Fellow Forum Members:
Posted 09/20/2011 11:34:52 EDT
The Sox have to realize that there's more to the American League than the Yankees and Rays. They seem to take it for granted that the K.C. Royals, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners and others are more »
Forum Post: Ortiz: Make Aceves a starter
Posted 09/20/2011 10:21:11 EDT
Making a starter out of Aceves is playing with fire. He's already pitched more innings than he has for his career high. Stretch him out next spring to replace Matsuzaka who won't be back until lat more »
Forum Post: No Guts
Posted 09/19/2011 05:24:48 EDT
Haven't heard a peep out of John Henry but fear not. He'll offer a statement with an apology next January when the announcement is made that some ticket prices will be hiked for the 2012 season. No more »
Forum Post: Are the Sox playing Tito out of a job?
Posted 09/19/2011 12:00:22 EDT
Shaughnessy sez .........................................http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/dan_shaughnessy/09/18/boston.red.sox/index.html#ixzz1YPeBYKP3 more »
Forum Post: 2-56 when losing after 7th says it all
Posted 09/19/2011 11:23:25 EDT
Interesting article ...................http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=An9p1DgZbYKIyPphKbp6kSMRvLYF?slug=jp-passan_10_degrees_red_sox_choke_blame_091911 more »
Forum Post: Erik Bedard to start Tuesday night
Posted 09/19/2011 10:58:58 EDT
Let's see how Bedard's knee holds up. It was a concern when the deal was done and re-appeared since. If he goes down again he's done for the year. more »
Forum Post: GONZALEZ'S BAD SHOULDER IS IT A MAJOR CONCERN?.
Posted 09/19/2011 09:13:06 EDT
The real questions is, why did he participate in the HR hitting contest at the All Star break when he was coming off a surgically repaired shoulder ? Theo / Francona should have strongly advised ag more »
Forum Post: Well I'm glad Tampa is gone
Posted 09/19/2011 09:06:41 EDT
Tampa Bay has been a headache since 2007 and showing no signs of anything different. Too many good arms and position players on the way in their top rated farm system. more »
Posted 09/18/2011 01:12:30 EDT
The Sox are 20-24 since August 1 and haven't won 2 games in a row since they took a doubleheader from the Oakland A's on August 28. more »
Forum Post: What do you think of this NESN story from January:2011 Red Sox Will Challenge 1927 Yankees for Title of Greatest Team in Major League History
Posted 09/18/2011 01:07:26 EDT
In Response to What do you think of this NESN story from January:2011 Red Sox Will Challenge 1927 Yankees for Title of Greatest Team in Major League History: [QUOTE]by Eric Ortiz on Sun, Jan 2, 2011 more »
Forum Post: Playing Baseball 101 the Red Sox are Not
Posted 09/18/2011 10:46:26 EDT
The Sox have not won 2 games in a row since August 27th when they took a doubleheader from the Oakland A's. They're holding a 21-24 record since August 1st. With the pitching being what it is, the Sox more »
Forum Post: The Rays Are Not Going Away part XVI
Posted 09/18/2011 10:26:14 EDT
Yankees this - Yankees that. Realistically the Rays are the true hindrance of the Sox and with the constant flow of good young talent coming from one the best farm systems in the game they'll cont more »